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Donna Murphy stars in CBS's "Made in Jersey." On the big screen, she stars in "The Bourne Legacy," alongside Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.

Award-winning actress and singer Donna Murphy continues to build a career of striking range and diversity in the theater and on the large and small screens. This "seductive actress of major transformative powers" (New York Times) has impressed both critics and audiences with her depth and skill.

Murphy recently starred in Vera Farmiga's "Higher Ground" and played a leading role in award-winning filmmaker Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse," opposite Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow and Selma Blair. In 2010 Murphy treaded new ground in her first animated film, Disney's box office hit "Tangled," drawing international acclaim for her scene stealing performance as the voice of Mother Gothel.

Murphy recently returned to the Broadway stage, starring in the new musical, "The People in the Picture," produced by the Roundabout Theater Company. She garnered rave reviews and has received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for her performance.

Murphy received the first of two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical, along with the Drama Desk and Drama League Awards, for her role in "Passion." She was also awarded Tony and Drama League Awards, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations, for her performance in the 1996 Tony Award-winning revival of "The King and I." Additionally, in 2004 she was honored with the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Astaire, and Drama League Outstanding Achievement award for her work in Musical Theater, as well as another Tony nomination for her role in the Broadway revival of "Wonderful Town." In 2007 she received Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and a Tony nomination for her portrayal of Lotte Lenya in "LoveMusik."

Murphy's film credits include The Nanny Diaries," "World Trade Center," "The Fountain," "Spider-Man 2," "The Door in the Floor," "Center Stage," "Star Trek: Insurrection," "The Astronaut's Wife" and "Jade." Murphy's first television film, HBO's "Someone Had to Be Benny," earned her a Cable Ace Award as Best Actress in a Drama Special or Series, as well as a Daytime Emmy.

Other television work includes TNT's "Trust Me," ABC's "What About Joan," Showtime's political drama "The Last Debate," Mary Todd Lincoln in "The Day Lincoln Was Shot" (TNT), Stephen Bochco's "Murder One" (ABC), "Leonard Bernstein's New York" and "Abigail Adams in Liberty!" for PBS, the 2000 and 2002 "Kennedy Center Honors" (CBS), and guest appearances on "Ugly Betty," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: SVU," "Damages," "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "The Practice" and "Ally McBeal."


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Age: 57 years old
Birthday: March 7, 1959
Height: 5' 8"
Birthplace: Corona, NY
Husband: Shawn Elliott

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