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Kristen Johnson

Biography

Ex – Miss Kentucky who all continued to compete in beauty pageants want Miss USA and Miss Teenager USA, finishing in second put in place the last mentioned. She gained the Miss Photogenic Prize while contending for the Miss Teenager USA crown in 2000. She once made an appearance on the truth competition show, Dread Aspect, in 2005. She was raised in Henderson, Kentucky. She once examined Electronic Journalism on the School of Kentucky, which football participant Jason Kipnis also went to.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth March 16, 1982
Place Of Birth Washington, DC
Height 1.83 m
Profession Pageant Contestant
Education Circle in the Square Theatre School, New York University, Whitefish Bay High School
Nationality American
Parents Rod Johnston
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Shorty Award for Best Author
Movies The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Bride Wars, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Music and Lyrics, Finding Bliss, L!fe Happens, Vamps, Strangers with Candy, Bad Parents, Lovesick, London Suite, Nobody Knows Anything, Duane Incarnate, Backfire!, Colin Fitz Lives!, The Orkly Kid, The Debt, Beach Lane, Thrill Ride
TV Shows The Exes, Bored to Death, Queens Supreme, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Modern Family, AbFab (US)
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 In early September 2013 she became ill and later was diagnosed with lupus myelitis. As a result of the disease she suffers from muscle weakness that led to difficulty walking, especially on the stairs, and she wears an orthopedic collar to keep the head up.
2 Diagnosed with lupus myelitis. [September 2013]
3 Currently starring in "Love Song" on the West End stage in London with Neve Campbell, Cillian Murphy and Michael McKean. [November 2006]
4 A member of the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City.
5 She recently posed nude for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to protest the treatment of carriage horses in New York City.
6 She appeared on the cover of punk band Bad Religion's 1998 album "No Substance".
7 BFA in Drama - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1989)
8 Starred in the play "The Baltimore Waltz" in NYC (Dec 2004).
9 Her father is a former state senator.
10 Attended Whitefish Bay High School, in Whitefish Bay, an upscale, small suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Graduated with good grades in 1985.
11 Spent a large part of her teens traveling as an exchange student to Sweden and South America.
12 Went to high school in Wisconsin.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For the Love of George 2017 post-production Psychic Sara
Thrill Ride 2017 post-production Esmerelda
Swiped 2016 TV Movie post-production Professor Barnes
TripTank 2016 TV Series Karen / Crina / Caller
Getting On 2015 TV Series Marla Pounder
The Exes 2011-2015 TV Series Holly Franklin
Modern Family 2014 TV Series Brenda
Lovesick 2014/I Katherine
Kirstie 2014 TV Series Waitress Maddie
Bad Parents 2012 Tracy
Vamps 2012 Mrs. Van Helsing
Submissions Only 2012 TV Series Izzy Hall
L!fe Happens 2011 Francesca
Beach Lane 2010 TV Movie Neelie Wilson
Bored to Death 2010 TV Series Mistress Florence
Ugly Betty 2009-2010 TV Series Helen
The New Adventures of Old Christine 2009 TV Series Francie
Finding Bliss 2009 Irene Fox
Bride Wars 2009 Deb
Ab Fab 2009 TV Movie Patsy
Puppy Love 2008 TV Series Katherine
Kim Possible 2007 TV Series Warmonga
Music and Lyrics 2007 Rhonda
ER 2005 TV Series Dr. Eve Peyton
Don't Ask 2005 TV Movie Suzanne Collins
Strangers with Candy 2005 Coach Divers
Duane Incarnate 2004 Fran
Sex and the City 2004 TV Series Lexi Featherston
Nobody Knows Anything! 2003 Miranda
Queens Supreme 2003 TV Series Maude MacPherson
Austin Powers in Goldmember 2002 Dancer at Austin's Pad (uncredited)
Stage on Screen: The Women 2002 TV Movie Sylvia Fowler
3rd Rock from the Sun 1996-2001 TV Series Sally Solomon
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas 2000 Wilma Slaghoople
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 Ivana Humpalot
The Larry Sanders Show 1998 TV Series Kristen Johnston
Microscopic Milton 1997 TV Series Narrator (US release)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 1997 TV Series Kathie Lee
Colin Fitz Lives! 1997 Stalker Fan
London Suite 1996 TV Movie Grace Chapman
Hearts Afire 1995 TV Series Margot
Backfire! 1995 Kate
The 5 Mrs. Buchanans 1994 TV Series Zena
Chicago Hope 1994 TV Series Dr. Wendy Smythe
The Debt 1993 Short Alice Kosnick
The Orkly Kid 1985 Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
3rd Rock from the Sun 1996-1998 TV Series performer - 7 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showing Up 2014 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebrity Food Fight 2016 TV Series Herself
The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards 2015 TV Special Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2011-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - The Exes
Live with Kelly and Michael 2011-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - The Exes
The Anonymous People 2013 Documentary Herself
The Talk 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Fashion News Live 2009-2013 TV Series Herself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
RuPaul's Drag Race 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge / Herself
Brand X with Russell Brand 2013 TV Series Herself
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Watch What Happens: Live 2009-2013 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
20/20 2012 TV Series documentary Herself - Actress
Tavis Smiley 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Good Afternoon America 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1997-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The View 2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
GMTV 2006 TV Series Herself
The Barry Z Show 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 57th Annual Tony Awards 2003 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The Isaac Mizrahi Show 2002 TV Series Herself - Guest
TV's Most Censored Moments 2002 TV Special documentary Narrator
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997-2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
Queen of the Whole Wide World 2001 Documentary Judge 2
Equality Rocks 2000 TV Movie Herself
Hollywood Squares 1998-2000 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996-2000 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Herself
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
MADtv 1999 TV Series Herself
5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1999 TV Special Herself
The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 1998 Annual Kid's Choice Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1996-1998 TV Series Herself - Guest
4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Christmas in Washington 1996 TV Special Herself
The 22nd Annual People's Choice Awards 1996 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Favorite Television Comedy Series
The More You Know 1989 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime 2004 TV Movie documentary Sally Solomon - 3rd Rock from the Sun

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Gracie Gracie Allen Awards Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy or Musical The Exes (2011)
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 TV Guide Award TV Guide Awards Supporting Actress of the Year in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1999 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1999 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) · Jane Curtin
· Joseph Gordon-Levitt
· Simbi Khali
· Wayne Knight
· John Lithgow
· French Stewart
· Elmarie Wendel
1998 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1998 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) · Jane Curtin
· Joseph Gordon-Levitt
· Simbi Khali
· Wayne Knight
· John Lithgow
· French Stewart
· Elmarie Wendel
1997 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) · Jane Curtin
· Joseph Gordon-Levitt
· John Lithgow
· French Stewart
1997 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy Series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

TitleSalary
The Exes (2011) $50,000 per episode (2013-2014)


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1 Towering height.
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