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Creator / Debra Messing

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Debra Lynn Messing (born August 15, 1968 in New York City, New York) is an American actress who is best known for playing Grace Adler on NBC's Will & Grace. She also starred in the miniseries The Starter Wife and later The Mysteries of Laura.

She is active in various progressive causes, notably reprising her role as Grace on the condition that Grace be a feminist.

Selected Filmography:


  • Bathing Beauty: The promos for Mysteries of Laura put a lot of emphasis on a scene in which she relaxes in a hot tub while wearing a green swimsuit with a plunging neckline. She's also posted some photos of herself in the bath to her Instagram account.
  • Older Than They Look: She is over fifty but you wouldn't know it from looking at her.