Biography

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Marisa Christine Coughlan (born March 17, 1974) is an American actress, writer and producer.

Early life

Coughlan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Breck School, a small private school in Minneapolis. When she moved to Los Angeles, she enrolled in a BFA program at the University of Southern California.

Career

She has appeared in top 100 "hot" lists put out by numerous men's magazines in recent years and graced the cover of Stuff magazine in May 2001.

Coughlan's first film appearance to gain mainstream attention was Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), in which she co-starred alongside Katie Holmes. Other films she appeared in included Pumpkin (co-starring with Christina Ricci), a drama about sorority girls; New Suit, a satirical comedy about the inner workings of Hollywood; Super Troopers, playing Officer Ursula Hanson; and Freddy Got Fingered as Betty.

She had a recurring role on the television series Boston Legal as secretary Melissa Hughes in seasons two and three. In 2007, she starred as Jenny McIntyre in Lifetime Television's original series Side Order of Life. Lifetime did not pick the series up for a second season despite a strong following. In 2008-09, she appeared on three episodes of the hit TV show Bones.

Coughlan began writing while she was pregnant and taking time off from acting. She wrote and produced her first pilot, Lost & Found for ABC in 2011.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marisa Christine Coughlan (born March 17, 1974) is an American actress, writer and producer.

Early life

Coughlan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Breck School, a small private school in Minneapolis. When she moved to Los Angeles, she enrolled in a BFA program at the University of Southern California.

Career

She has appeared in top 100 "hot" lists put out by numerous men's magazines in recent years and graced the cover of Stuff magazine in May 2001.

Coughlan's first film appearance to gain mainstream attention was Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), in which she co-starred alongside Katie Holmes. Other films she appeared in included Pumpkin (co-starring with Christina Ricci), a drama about sorority girls; New Suit, a satirical comedy about the inner workings of Hollywood; Super Troopers, playing Officer Ursula Hanson; and Freddy Got Fingered as Betty.

She had a recurring role on the television series Boston Legal as secretary Melissa Hughes in seasons two and three. In 2007, she starred as Jenny McIntyre in Lifetime Television's original series Side Order of Life. Lifetime did not pick the series up for a second season despite a strong following. In 2008-09, she appeared on three episodes of the hit TV show Bones.

Coughlan began writing while she was pregnant and taking time off from acting. She wrote and produced her first pilot, Lost & Found for ABC in 2011.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1974-03-17

Place of Birth Minneapolis - Minnesota - USA

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Also Known As

  • Marisa Christine Coughlan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Super Troopers 2 as Ursula
2014 Space Station 76 as Misty
2007 Already Dead as Sarah Archer
2007 Meet Bill as Laura
2007 Side Order of Life(12 episodes) as Jenny McIntyre
2006 The Damned Thing as Dina
2006 Wasted
2005 Masters of Horror(1 episode)
2005 Bones(2 episodes)
2005 Medium(1 episode)
2004 Boston Legal(13 episodes)
2003 I Love Your Work as Jane
2003 New Suit as Marianne Roxbury
2003 Spin, Shoot & Run as Ruby
2002 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
2002 Pumpkin as Julie Thurber
2001 Freddy Got Fingered as Betty
2001 Super Troopers as Ursula
2000 Gossip as Sheila
1999 Wasteland(13 episodes)
1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle as Jo Lynn Jordan
1996 Our Son, the Matchmaker as Julie Longwell (jung)
1994 Weird Science(1 episode)

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