About Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole (born February 21, 1953) is an American actress and singer. She appeared in Ryan's Hope in 1977 and 1980, and later was part of the cast of Saturday Night Live, acting as Weekend Update co-anchor with Brian Doyle-Murray and at times impersonating Mary Travers, Cheryl Tiegs, Barbara Mandrell, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Rona Barrett. Following SNL, she appeared in One Life to Live and Valerie. She played the title role in the short-lived television series Rachel Gunn, R.N. and has guest-starred on Will & Grace, The Nanny, Dolly!, Just Shoot Me, Murphy Brown, Ally McBeal, Samantha Who, Boston Legal and Royal Pains, among others. She also appeared in the 1993 television adaptation of Gypsy starring Bette Midler. In 2011, she appeared with a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom Retired at 35.
Ebersole's films have included Amadeus (1984), Mac and Me (1988), My Girl 2 (1994), Richie Rich (1994), Black Sheep (1996), 'Til There Was You (1997), and My Favorite Martian (1999).
The Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical has been awarded to Ms. Ebersole twice, for her role as Dorothy in the 2001 revival of 42nd Street, and for the dual roles of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale ("Big Edie") and Edith Bouvier Beale ("Little Edie") in Grey Gardens, a musical based upon the film of the same name.