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: 65
Highest Metascore: 79 Smash: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 37 The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
79 Smash: Season 1 Feb 6, 2012 Star 7.1
75 Will & Grace: Season 1 Sep 21, 1998 Grace Adler 8.2
71 The Starter Wife: Season 1 Oct 10, 2008 Molly Kagan 10
37 The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1 Sep 17, 2014 Detective Laura Diamond 5.3
tbd Will & Grace: Season 2 Sep 21, 1999 Grace Adler 8.5
tbd Will & Grace: Season 3 Oct 12, 2000 Grace Adler 8.4
tbd Will & Grace: Season 4 Sep 27, 2001 Grace Adler 8.1
tbd Will & Grace: Season 5 Sep 26, 2002 Grace Adler 8.4
tbd Will & Grace: Season 6 Sep 25, 2003 Grace Adler 8.3
tbd Will & Grace: Season 7 Sep 16, 2004 Grace Adler 8.4
tbd Will & Grace: Season 8 Sep 29, 2005 Grace Adler 8.1
tbd Today : Season 1 Jan 14, 1952 Herself tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.9
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 8 Aug 21, 2000 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 11 Sep 1, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 2 Jun 25, 1993 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd Ned and Stacey: Season 1 Sep 11, 1995 Stacey Colbert Dorsey tbd
tbd Ned and Stacey: Season 2 Nov 17, 1996 Stacey Colbert Dorsey tbd