Debra Messing is an American artist known for her performances in Will & Grace, Smash, Starter Wife, Ned & Stacey. Debra was born on 15 August 1968 in Brooklyn to Sandra and Brian Messing. Debra is Jewish. Her ancestors had emigrated from Russia and Poland. When Messing was just three her parents along with her moved to East Greenwich, Rhode Island. During her schooling, she participated in many singing and acting performances at Eastwest Greenwich High School. She became the Junio Miss in 1986 at Rhode Island. Her parents were her constant support in becoming an actor. She appeared in many episodes of Television sitcom NYPD Blue in the year 1994 and 1995.
She made her film debut with the movie A Walk In The Clouds in which she had played the supporting role. This led her to bag the Television series, Ned & Stacey by Fox Network. This sitcom had two series. She played the lead role in science fiction series, Prey as bioanthropologist. She was named as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People In The World, by People. She was also ranked 22 as Funniest Women on Tv by TV Guide Network Special. Also, Tv Guide gave her The Best Dressed Women title. Messing and her ex- husband Daniel Zelman had met at
University on their first day of graduation in 1990. She got married 3rd September 200 and lived in New York. They have a son, Roman Walker Zelman who was born in 2004. The couple separated in 2011 after 11 years of their marriage.