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

Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 79 Smash: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 37 The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
6 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Mysteries of Laura: Season 2 Sep 23, 2015 Detective Laura Diamond 7.9
37 The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1 Sep 17, 2014 Detective Laura Diamond 5.7
60 The View: Season 18 Sep 15, 2014 Herself 2.2
63 Smash: Season 2 Feb 5, 2013 Star 6.3
79 Smash: Season 1 Feb 6, 2012 Julia Houston 7.1
tbd The Starter Wife: Season 2 Oct 10, 2008 Molly Kagan / Executive Producer tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 16 Sep 2, 2008 Guest tbd
71 The Starter Wife: Season 1 May 31, 2007 Molly Kagan 10
tbd Will & Grace: Season 8 Sep 29, 2005 Grace Adler 8.4
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd Will & Grace: Season 7 Sep 16, 2004 Grace Adler 8.5
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 13 Jun 7, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd Will & Grace: Season 6 Sep 25, 2003 Grace Adler 8.3
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 12 Jun 2, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd Will & Grace: Season 5 Sep 26, 2002 Grace Adler 8.6
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd Will & Grace: Season 4 Sep 27, 2001 Grace Adler 8.4
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Will & Grace: Season 3 Oct 12, 2000 Grace Adler 8.7
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 9 Aug 1, 2000 Guest tbd
tbd Will & Grace: Season 2 Sep 21, 1999 Grace Adler 8.7
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 7 Sep 7, 1999 Guest tbd
75 Will & Grace: Season 1 Sep 21, 1998 Grace Adler 8.3
tbd Ned and Stacey: Season 2 Nov 17, 1996 Stacey Colbert Dorsey tbd
tbd Ned and Stacey: Season 1 Sep 11, 1995 Stacey Colbert Dorsey tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 2 Jun 25, 1993 Guest tbd
tbd Today : Season 1 Jan 14, 1952 Herself tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 10 May 25, 1992 Guest tbd