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Date Of BirthAugust 6, 1971
SpouseMatthew Drake
FactHas 2 daughters with her husband Matthew Drake which were born in June 2008 and 2011 respectively.

Merrin Dungey is an American actress. She was born on August 6, 1971 in Sacramento, California. Her parents are Mervyn Dungey and Jeanne Dungey. She has two sisters, Monique and Daphne. She attended Stanford University, where she majored in English.

Dungey began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in a number of television shows and movies. She is best known for her role as Ursula Buffay in the sitcom Friends (1994-2004). She has also appeared in the television series Ally McBeal (1997-2002), Boston Legal (2004-2008), and Castle (2009-2016).

Dungey has had a successful career in Hollywood. She has appeared in a number of popular movies, including Deep Impact (1998), The King’s Speech (2010), and The Best Man Holiday (2013).

As of 2021, Dungey’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. She has earned a significant amount of money from her successful acting career.

Dungey is divorced from actor Mark Feuerstein. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameMerrin Dungey
Date Of BirthAugust 6, 1971
Height1.73 m
EducationBeverly Hills Playhouse Acting School, University of California, Los Angeles, Rio Americano High School


SpouseMatthew Drake
ParentsJudy Dungey, Don Dungey
SiblingsChanning Dungey


MoviesThe Diabolical, Some Kind of Beautiful, L!fe Happens, EDtv, Deep Impact, Masterwork
TV ShowsHollywood Heights, The King of Queens, Alias, Summerland, Party Girl

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1Has 2 daughters with her husband Matthew Drake which were born in June 2008 and 2011 respectively.
2Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA, and was the youngest recipient of the UCLA Acting Award.
3Graduated 1989 from Rio Americano High School, Sacramento, California.




Seinfeld1998TV SeriesCashier
Murphy Brown1997TV SeriesWoman
ER1997TV SeriesDaphina
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesFemale Prostitute
Party Girl1996TV SeriesWanda
Living Single1996TV SeriesLaura
Babylon 51996TV SeriesSecurity Guard #2
Martin1995TV SeriesMonique
Big Little Lies2017TV Series post-productionDetective Adrienne Quinlan
Conviction2016TV SeriesMaxine Bohen
Con Man2016TV SeriesJess
48 Hours 'til Monday2015TV Movie
Brooklyn Nine-Nine2014-2015TV SeriesSharon Jeffords
Chasing Life2014-2015TV SeriesDr. Susan Hamburg
Once Upon a Time2014-2015TV SeriesUrsula
The Diabolical2015Mrs. Wallace
Backstrom2015TV SeriesEleanor Deering
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2014TV SeriesTwyla Owens
Some Kind of Beautiful2014Angela
Rizzoli & Isles2014TV SeriesGwen Miller
Shameless2014TV SeriesNurse
Trophy Wife2014TV SeriesAgent Dawn Johansen
Episodes2014TV SeriesTonight Show Producer
Betrayal2013TV SeriesAlissa Barnes
How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)2013TV SeriesMorgan
902102013TV SeriesCourt Appointed Therapist
Hollywood Heights2012TV SeriesEllie Moss
Revenge2012TV SeriesBarbara Snow
L!fe Happens2011Hester
Outlaw2010TV SeriesAlison Mills
Better Off Ted2009-2010TV SeriesSheila
Hung2010TV SeriesLiz
The Closer2010TV SeriesMs. Reed
Castle2010TV SeriesMonica Finch
Surviving Suburbia2009TV SeriesMrs. Devore
Masterwork2009TV MovieRachel West
The King of Queens1999-2007TV SeriesKelly Palmer
Grey's Anatomy2007TV SeriesDr. Naomi Bennett
Boston Legal2007TV SeriesSandy Zionts
Alias2001-2006TV SeriesFrancie Calfo Allison Doren
Beyond2006TV MovieDebbie Sprague
Summerland2004-2005TV SeriesSusannah Rexford
Malcolm in the Middle2000-2004TV SeriesKitty Kenarban / Malcolm's Teacher
Scream at the Sound of the Beep2002Jill
Curb Your Enthusiasm2001TV SeriesAmy
Odessa or Bust2001ShortDisgruntled Diner
The Sky Is Falling2001Sheila
Grosse Pointe2000-2001TV SeriesJoan
Friends2000TV SeriesThe Museum Official
City of Angels2000TV SeriesMrs. Lombard
Jesse2000TV SeriesRosemary
Good vs Evil1999TV SeriesRebecca Clemens
The West Wing1999TV SeriesDaisy
Saved by the Bell: The New Class1999TV SeriesCoach Williams
Edtv1999Ms. Seaver
Tracey Takes On...1999TV SeriesNancy
Deep Impact1998Sheila Bradley


Adoptable2016TV Series post-productionHerself
The Chew2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHerself
Chabad: To Life Telethon2008TV MovieHerself
The Greg Behrendt Show2006TV SeriesHerself
Alias Ricky Gervais2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHerself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHerself

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Alias2003TV SeriesAllison Doren

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