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Meagen Fay

Meagen Fay was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, studied classical theatre abroad, and served her apprenticeship in the theatre in Dublin, Ireland. After garnering rave revues for her work in The Dublin Theatre Festival production of "Lysistrata", Meagen returned to the US and became a part of Chicago's burgeoning 'Off Loop' Theatre scene of the late 1970's and early 80's. There she won several Joseph Jefferson Awards for her work including: The Court Theatre production of "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg", and "Exit the King", as well as being named 'Best New Actress' by The Chicago Sun Times for her performance in "Hide and Seek" at the Body Politic Theatre.Meagen was invited into the resident company of The Second City by famed producer Bernard Sahlins and was again awarded a Joseph Jefferson Award for her work in the review entitled, "Orwell That Ends Well" which she also performed in New York at The Village Gate Theatre. In New York, Meagen went on to star with F. Murray Abraham and Peter MacNicol in The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park, as well as appearing in Broadway and Off-Broadway Productions.Meagen traveled to Los Angeles and The Mark Taper Forum with The Second Stage production of "LOOT" under the direction of John Tillenger. She began her television career in earnest as a regular on Carol & Company (1990) starring Carol Burnett while also recurring on Roseanne (1988) starring Roseanne Barr. Her first film was Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) with Steve Martin and Michael Caine.

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Nov 30, 1956 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series 21 Jump Street 1987-04-12
Latest Project:
Series Agent Carter 2015-01-06
Known For
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Mad Men
Poster of The Big Bang Theory
Poster of How I Met Your Mother
Agent Carter Unknown 2015-01-06
Murder in the First Unknown 2014-06-09
The Haunted Hathaways Unknown 2013-07-13
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Unknown 2012-04-11
The Neighbors Unknown 2012-09-26
Free Agents Unknown 2011
Retired at 35 Unknown 2011-01-19
Happy Endings Unknown 2011-04-13
Franklin & Bash Unknown 2011-06-01
Good Luck Charlie Unknown 2010-04-04
Chase Unknown 2010-09-20
Party Down Unknown 2009-03-20
The Mentalist Unknown 2008-09-23
Notes from the Underbelly Unknown 2007-04-04
Mad Men Unknown 2007-07-19
State of Mind Unknown 2007-07-15
Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2006-05-01
The Class Unknown 2006-09-18
How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Kingdom Hospital Dr. Brenda Abelson 7 episodes, 2004 2004-03-03
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Still Standing Unknown 2002-09-30
Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-07
According to Jim Unknown 2001-10-03
Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Once and Again Unknown 1999-09-21
Freaks and Geeks Unknown 1999-09-25
Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Life with Louie Unknown 1994-12-18
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Diagnosis Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Rugrats Unknown 1991-08-11
Alien Nation Unknown 1989-09-18
Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
21 Jump Street Unknown 1987-04-12
Thirtysomething Unknown 1987-09-29