Birth Name: Debra Monk
Birth Place: Middletown, Ohio, USA
Monk's career in other media, was slower to take hold, She debuted in the film adaptation of "Prelude to a Kiss" (1992) but most of her parts have been small character turns as secretaries (i.e., "Quiz Show" 1994; "Bulworth" 1998), mothers ("Jeffrey" 1995; "Bed of Roses" 1996) or professional women (e.g., a therapist in "Reckless" 1995, a cop in "Mrs. Winterbourne" 1996). She has fared somewhat better on the small screen, recreating her stage role in the ABC adaptation of "Redwood Curtain" (1995) and playing one of the uncaring aunts of the title character in "Ellen Foster" (CBS, 1997). In 1996, Monk played the ex-wife of Dennis Franz's Andy Sipowicz in a wrenching episode dealing with the d...