||August 15, 1968
Brooklyn, New York
Did You Know?
- Debra is married to Daniel Zelman. The were college sweethearts.
- Debra has one older brother.
- Debra was born in New York, but her parents moved the family to Rhode Island in hopes of giving their children a more steady life.
- Debra graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in theater arts. She furthered her education at New York University after being accepted into its very elite Graduate Acting Program. She earned her Master's of Fine Arts.
- Debra is highly allergic to flowers and perfumes.
- Debra stars as Grace on the television comedy series, 'Will & Grace,' has been nominated for Best Comedy Series three years running. The crew took home the Oscar in 2000.
- Debra's played Stacey in 'Ned & Stacey' for the two years it was on television.
- Debra is an advocate for charities like Gay Men's Health Crisis, AmFAR and Best Friend's Pet Sanctuary.
- Debra began her acting career on stage.
- Smash: Season Two (2013)
- Smash: Season One (2013)
- The Starter Wife: Season 1 (2009)
- Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
- The Women (2008)
- Will & Grace: Season Eight (2008)
- Lucky You (2007) [See the Image Gallery]
- Purple Violets (2007)
- Will & Grace: Season Six (2007)
- The Starter Wife (Miniseries) (2007)
- Will & Grace: Season Seven (2007)
- Open Season (2006)
- Will & Grace: Series Finale (2006)
- Will & Grace: Season Five (2006)
- The Wedding Date (2005)
- Ned & Stacey: The Complete First Season (2005)
- Will & Grace: Season Four (2005)
- Garfield: The Movie (2004)
- Along Came Polly (2004)
- Will & Grace: Season Three (2004)
- Will & Grace: Season Two (2004)
- Will & Grace: Season One (2003)
- Hollywood Ending (2002) [See the Image Gallery]
- The Mothman Prophecies (2002) [See the Image Gallery]
- Jesus (2000)
- McHale's Navy (1997)
- A Walk In The Clouds (1995)
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