Megan Mullally Biography
Megan Mullally is an actress, comedian, singer, who is an American nationality. She played Karen Walker on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace (1998–2006, 2017–2020). From 2006 to 2007, the actress hosted the talk show The Megan Mullally show. She has appeared in guest spots and recurring roles on other comedy series. In addition to television, she has also ventured into film, with appearances in Smashed (2012), The Kings of summer (2013), and Why Him? (2016).
How old is Megan Mullally? – Age
The American actress is 62 years old as of November 12, 2020. She was born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Who are Megan Mullally Parents? – Father and mother
The American actress is the daughter of Martha and Carter Mullally, Jr., an actor who was a contract player with Paramount pictures in the 1950s. The actress moved to her father’s native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of six. She is of English, Irish and Scandinavian ancestry.
Megan Mullally Education
The actress studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City. Following her graduation from Casady school in Oklahoma City, she attended NorthWestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she studied English Literature and art history. After her sophomore year, she began acting in theater in downtown Chicago. By junior year, she was performing in eight shows per week. She later dropped out of Northwestern to pursue acting.
Is Megan Mullally in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actress is in a relationship. He is lately married to her husband, Nick Offerman, an actor. The pair met in 2000 while acting in The Berlin Circle, a play produced by the Evidence Room Theatre Company, and they married three years later in 2003. While they were dating, Offerman appeared in a guest role on Will & Grace, in a 2001 Thanksgiving episode. The couple have also appeared together in films and the television series, and they also performed voice work together in Bob’s Burgers and Hotel Transylvania.
Previously, the actress was married to James Thomas Hines, on October 31, 1982. She then married Michael Katcher, a talent agent, in the mid-1990s. The actress has no children yet.
Megan Mullally Career
The American actress started her career early. One of her earliest acting spots was on a McDonald’s commercial. She made her series debut in 1986 in The Ellen Burstyn show. She subsequently guest starred on sitcoms. She played a central character in a season-five episode of Murder. In 1989, the actress tested for the co-starring role of Elaine Benes on Seinfeld.
In 1998, the actress landed the role of Karen Walker, Grace Adler’s abrasive, pill-popping assistant, in the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding supporting Actress in a Comedy series in both 2000 and 2006, and was nominated in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005. She won the screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding performance by a Female Actor in a comedy series three times, in 2002, 2003 and 2004. She is the first of only two actresses to win a SAG Award three years in a row.
Following Will & Grace, the actress hosted her own talk show, The Megan Mullally show from 2006 to 2007. She has hosted Saturday Night Live, guest-hosted the Late Show With David Letterman, hosted the 2006 TV Land Awards, and been a featured performer twice on the Tony Awards. She has been featured in advertisements for M&M’s Old Navy, CheapTickets.com, and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!.
The actress guest-starred as ‘Bev’, an adoption case worker for Liz Lemon in the season-three premiere of the NBC sitcom 30 Rock and returned to play the same character two additional times during the show’s run. She has guest-starred seven times as Tammy Swanson on the NBC series Parks and Recreation. She plays the role of the second ex-wife of the character Ron Swanson, who is played by her real-life husband, Nick Offerman. Offerman also had a part on one episode of Mullally’s show Will & Grace where he played a plumber who came to Will’s mother’s house while Will, Karen, Grace, and Jack were visiting.
Also in 2009, the actress starred in the ABC sitcom In the Motherhood. She co-starred in 2010 as Lydia on the Starz ensemble series Party Down. she co-starred as “Chief” on the Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital. Also in 2012, she joined the first season of Bob’s Burgers as Aunt Gayle. She would reprise the role in subsequent episodes along with several minor roles. She rejoined the Will & Grace cast, reprising as Karen upon its revival in 2017.
In 1996, she starred in You Never know at the Pasadena Playhouse. She appeared in 2000 as Pamela in the multiple award-winning production of Chuck Mee’s The Berlin Circle, for which she won both the LA Weekly Theatre Award and the Backstage West Garland Award. She starred as Beverly in the acclaimed production of Adam Bock’s The Receptionist at the Odyssey Theatre.
In 2014 She starred in the Broadway performance of It’s Only a play with F. Murray Abraham, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing, Rupert Grint, Nathan Lane and Micah Stock. The show opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on October 9, 2014, and played through January 18, 2015. It then opened at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on January 23, 2015, and closed on June 7, 2015. The show played 48 previews and 274 performances.
In June 2021, the actress was set to appear as “Reno Sweeney” in Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre in London for a strictly limited season, however had to pull out due to injury. She is a member of the band Supreme Music Program. SMP has released three albums to date, The Sweetheart Break-In, Big as a Berry and Free Again!.
Te actress and Stephanie Hunt formed the band Nancy & Beth in 2012. They went on tour in March 2013, along with Mullally’s husband, Nick Offerman. In June 2019 the band toured Australia beginning in Hobart and ending in Brisbane.
Megan Mullally Net worth
The American actress has an estimated net worth of around $25 million as of 2021.