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Maura Tierney

Actor
Female
Born Feb 3, 1965

Maura Therese Tierney is an American film and television actress, who is best known for her roles as Lisa Miller on the sitcom NewsRadio and Abby Lockhart on the television medical drama ER.

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CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on February 3, 1965.

TWENTIES

1987 22 Years Old After appearing in several plays, Tierney moved to Los Angeles, California and in 1987 got her first break with a role in Disney's made-for-TV film Student Exchange. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old Tierney married actor and director Billy Morrissette on February 1, 1993, two days before her 28th birthday, after the two met on the set of a never-aired television series.

THIRTIES

1995 30 Years Old Tierney had a number of small roles in film and television, but first received regular national exposure with her leading role in the sitcom NewsRadio from 1995 to 1999. … Read More
1999 34 Years Old From 1999-2008, Tierney played Nurse Abigail "Abby" Lockhart on ER, a character that began as a guest appearance as Julianna Margulies's character Carol Hathaway's OB nurse in November 1999, then expanded in February 2000 to a full-time regular role as an ER nurse and later, after completion of medical school, a licensed ER doctor. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old Tierney's highest-profile film while a member of the ER cast was the 2002 film Insomnia, directed by Christopher Nolan. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old In 2004, Tierney won the second season tournament of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown against Lauren Graham, who had a guest role in the fourth season of NewsRadio.

FORTIES

2006 41 Years Old 1 More Event
She returned to the stage in May 2006 in an appearance opposite Eric McCormack in the Off Broadway premiere of Some Girl(s).
2008 43 Years Old 1 More Event
She also appeared in the 2008 films Semi-Pro, Baby Mama, The Go-Getter and Finding Amanda.
2009 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Tierney returned to television, playing the recurring character Kelly McPhee on the FX series Rescue Me in 2009 and 2011 during its final season.
2010 45 Years Old She replaced Joely Richardson as the female lead of the 2010 ABC television series The Whole Truth, after Richardson dropped out to spend more time with her family. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old In February 2011, Tierney made her debut at the Gate Theatre in the Dublin premiere of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage (translation by Christopher Hampton) alongside Ardal O'Hanlon.
2012 47 Years Old In September 2012, Tierney began a recurring role on the CBS legal drama The Good Wife, playing Maddie Hayward.
2013 48 Years Old In 2013 she joined the cast of Showtime's The Affair, playing Helen Solloway. The Affair began airing in October 2014.
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