Debra Messing

Biography: Debra was born in Brooklyn in the United States. She attended Brandeis University where she majored in theater arts. She spent half of her junior year studying in a London program which featured dramatic arts teachers recruited from various distinguished institutions such as the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Cambridge University and Oxford University. Upon graduating summa cum laude from Brandeis, she was accepted into New York University's elite Graduate Acting Program and received her master of fine arts degree.
On television Debra starred in the comedy Ned & Stacey, while also appearing on NYPD Blue, Seinfeld, and Prey, before landing the role of Grace Adler in the successful eight-year run of Will & Grace, for which she won an Emmy in 2003 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Debra Messing's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 47
Highest Metascore: 81 Searching
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Women
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
10 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
81 Searching Aug 3, 2018 Detective Rosemary Vick tbd
43 Like Sunday, Like Rain Mar 13, 2015 Barbara 8.7
50 Nothing Like the Holidays Dec 12, 2008 Sarah Rodriguez 8.0
27 The Women Sep 12, 2008 Edie Cohen 4.7
49 Lucky You May 4, 2007 Suzanne Offer 6.4
49 Open Season Sep 29, 2006 Beth 6.2
32 The Wedding Date Feb 4, 2005 Kat Ellis / Kat Ellis tbd
44 Along Came Polly Jan 16, 2004 Lisa Kramer 5.0
46 Hollywood Ending May 3, 2002 Lori 6.5
52 The Mothman Prophecies Jan 25, 2002 Mary Klein 8.7