|Born||in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Laura Kightlinger is a writer, stand-up comic, and actor. Her comedic roles include self-obsessed mom, Deb Taylor, in "PEN15" on Hulu, and Nurse Shelia in the re-upped "Will&Grace", (which she played in the original series). She's been a consulting producer on "Will&Grace" since its inception. Laura created and starred in her own critically acclaimed TV show on IFC, "The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman." And was a series regular on HBO's "Lucky Louie". She has voiced several characters in "Lego Batman", "Ninjago", and is the voice of Dr. Scott in "Dr. Katz: The Audio Files". As a stand-up comic she's had several half-hour specials on Comedy Central and HBO. At the recent JFL Comedy Festival, Kightlinger was heralded in the Montreal Gazette as "a femme fatale deadpan who took risks leading the audience into hilariously unexpected territory."
Her book, Quick Shots of False Hope, described by the New York Times Book Review as a "memorable, disturbing, and darkly comic debut" is being adapted for film and television.
"Sixty Spins Around the Sun", the documentary Kightlinger directed, chronicling activist, Randy Credico's fight to repeal the Rockefeller Drug Laws, won 'Best Documentary' in the Boston, Empire State, Black Maria, and Beverly Hills Film Festivals. Laura won 'Best Director' for her first short film, "Dependable People", at the Black Maria Film Festival. Other shorts she's written and directed include: "Cat Demon: Re-Exhumed", "American Heroine", "Roy Fabcock: Legendary Lover", "Exposition 7", "Laura Gets Adopted", the three-episode short series: "Cat Guys" starring Frank Conniff and Eddie Pepitone, and the stop-motion thriller, "The Scrap County Murders".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Laura Kightlinger