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FactIs a critically acclaimed stage actress, best known for her role as Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" (2004) Out of Joint productions

Monica Abbott is an American professional softball player. She was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her parents are both former professional softball players. Abbott began playing softball at the age of five. She played on her high school’s varsity softball team and was a four-time All-State selection. After graduation, she attended the University of Tennessee, where she was a four-time All-American and helped lead the team to the Women’s College World Series in 2007.

After college, Abbott signed a professional contract with the Scrap Yard Dawgs of the National Pro Fastpitch league. She played for the Dawgs for two seasons before signing with the Chicago Bandits of the same league. With the Bandits, Abbott won two NPF Championships (2016, 2018) and was named the league’s Pitcher of the Year three times (2014, 2016, 2018).

In 2019, Abbott signed a contract with the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. She became the first woman to sign a professional baseball contract with a major league team.

Abbott has represented the United States in international competition on several occasions. She was a member of the gold medal-winning team at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the silver medal-winning team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She also helped the United States win the World Baseball Softball Confederation Women’s World Cup in 2010 and 2018.

Abbott is considered one of the best pitchers in softball history. She has won numerous awards and accolades, including six NPF Pitcher of the Year Awards (2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018) and two Olympic medals (gold in 2008, silver in 2012). Her career earnings are estimated to be over $1 million.

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Full NameMonica Abbott
Height1.91 m
Weight88 kg
EducationUniversity of Tennessee


SiblingsJessica Abbott

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1Is a critically acclaimed stage actress, best known for her role as Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" (2004) Out of Joint productions
2A member of the Out Of Joint Theatre Company (UK)




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Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories2016TV Mini-SeriesNora / Miranda Walker / Café Manager / ...
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge2016TV SeriesAngela
Eye in the Sky2015Angela Northman
W1A2014-2015TV SeriesTracey Pritchard
The Casual Vacancy2015TV Mini-SeriesTess Wall
Wolf Hall2015TV Mini-SeriesAlice More
The Falling2014Miss Martha Alvaro
Vice of Mind2013ShortMother's Voice (voice)
The Escape Artist2013TV Mini-SeriesEileen Morris
Out of Darkness2013/IShortFemale
Kick-Ass 22013Tommy's Mum
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa2013Angela Ashbourne
Bed Trick2013ShortBeatrice
Complicit2013TV MovieJudith
Call the Midwife2013TV SeriesMeg / Mave Carter
Coming Up2012TV SeriesLisa
Meconium2011ShortKel (voice)
Appropriate Adult2011TV Mini-SeriesRosemary West
DCI Banks2010TV SeriesMaggie Forrest
Excluded2010TV MovieAmanda
Never Let Me Go2010Nurse
The Arbor2010DocumentaryAnn Hamilton
Midsomer Murders2009TV SeriesImogen Stroud
U Be Dead2009TV MovieMaria Marchese
Within the Whirlwind2009Pitkowskaya
Occupation2009TV SeriesNicky Swift
King Lear2008TV MovieRegan
Great Performances2008TV SeriesRegan
The History of Mr Polly2007TV MovieAnnie Larkins
The Commander: Blacklight2006TV MovieDC Pamela Hayes
Wallis & Edward2005TV MovieElizabeth
Agatha Christie's Poirot2005TV SeriesCora / Miss Gilchrist
She Stoops to Conquer2003VideoMiss Kate Hardcastle
Tipping the Velvet2002TV Mini-SeriesAlice Astley
Dalziel and Pascoe2002TV SeriesMegan Lowry
Judge John Deed2001TV SeriesNatalie Abbott
Topsy-Turvy1999Miss Barnes
The Gift1998TV MovieJo
The Bill1993-1997TV SeriesRuth Bell / Mrs. Heaton
A Midsummer Night's Dream1996Hermia


Breakfast2010TV SeriesHerself - Actress


Won Awards

2012BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Supporting ActressAppropriate Adult (2011)

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