Polly Draper

Actress + Director + Writer + Producer
Born Jun 15, 1955

Polly Carey Draper is an American actress, writer, producer, and director. Draper received a Emmy Award nomination, New York Magazine's Best Broadway Actress award, and two Writers Guild of America (WGA) Award nominations, winning one WGA. She also won awards at the Giffoni Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival. Draper speaks in a "trademark throaty voice".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Polly Draper.


1955 Birth Born on June 15, 1955.


1989 34 Years Old Following a seven-year marriage with playwright Kevin Wade, Draper married musician Michael Wolff after meeting him in 1989 when making a cameo appearance on the syndicated late-night talk show Arsenio Hall, where Wolff served as the bandleader. … Read More
1993 38 Years Old …  She later starred as Ellyn Warren in the ABC television drama Thirtysomething, and in 1993, as Adrian in the NBC television movie adaptation of Danielle Steel's Heartbeat.


2002 47 Years Old She starred in the off-Broadway production of Four Dogs and a Bone (1993), and also made appearances on TV shows such as The Larry Sanders Show (1998); Monk and Law & Order: Criminal Intent, both in 2002; as well as in the Lifetime TV movie special Too Young to Marry (2007).
2003 48 Years Old Draper's played "Laura" in her own screenwriting debut The Tic Code. In 2003, she starred in, provided lead vocals and lyrics for her playwriting Getting Into Heaven (2003) at The Flea Theater; the music was composed and performed by her husband. … Read More
…  In mid-2004, she also wrote her directing debut The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie and created and produced the Nickelodeon musical comedy series The Naked Brothers Band (2007–09)—portraying her sons Nat and Alex Wolff—which won her a WGA for Children's Script: Long Form or Special. … Read More


2005 50 Years Old Draper wrote her directing debut The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie, which earned her an Audience Award for a Family Feature Film at the Hamptons International Film Festival in 2005. … Read More
2008 53 Years Old Draper is a member of the Democratic Party, and voted for Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama in the 2008 election.
2010 55 Years Old In 2010, she appeared with a recurring guest role in the Showtime comedic television drama The Big C. … Read More
2011 56 Years Old In 2011, she also wrote and starred in an episode of the Current TV science fiction series Bar Karma and appeared in the play My Brilliant Divorce (2012) at the Bay Street Theater.
2013 58 Years Old Since then, she appeared in the film Side Effects and in the CBS television drama Golden Boy, both in 2013. … Read More
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