Maura Tierney

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Maura Tierney : biography

February 3, 1965 –

Maura Therese Tierney (born February 3, 1965) is an American film and television actress, who is best known for her roles as Lisa Miller on the sitcom NewsRadio and Abby Lockhart on the television medical drama ER.


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Student Exchange Kathy Maltby TV movie
1988 Crossing the Mob Michelle
The Van Dyke Show Jillian Ryan 10 episodes
1989 Family Ties Darlene Ep: "My Best Friend’s Girl"
1990 Booker Donna Cofax Ep: "Reunion"
Flying Blind Donna TV movie
1991 Dead Women in Lingerie Molly Field
The Linguini Incident Cecelia
Law & Order Patricia ‘Patti’ Blaine Ep: "Aria"
1992 White Sands Noreen
1993 Fly by Night Denise
The Temp Sharon Derns
1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis Ep: "A Body to Die For: The Aaron Henry Story"
Out of Darkness Meg TV movie
704 Hauser Cherlyn 5 episodes
1995 Mercy Simonet
NewsRadio Lisa Miller 97 episodes1995–1999
1996 Primal Fear Naomi Chance
1997 Liar Liar Audrey Reede
1998 Primary Colors Daisy Green
1999 Forces of Nature Bridget Cahill
Oxygen Det. Madeline Foster
Instinct Lynn Powell
ER Dr. Abby Lockhart 189 episodes1999–2009Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, 2001Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, 2001Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, 2003
2000 Mexico City Pam on Phone (voice)
King of the Hill Tanya (voice) Ep: "Movin’ On Up"
2001 Scotland, PA Pat McBeth
2002 Insomnia Rachel Clement
Rooftop Kisses Denise
The Nazi Helen
2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner Leslie
2004 Welcome to Mooseport Sally Mannis
2006 Danny Roane: First Time Director Maura Tierney
Diggers Gina
2007 The Go-Getter Hal’s Pets
2008 Semi-Pro Lynn
Baby Mama Caroline
Finding Amanda Lorraine Mendon
2009 Rescue Me Kelly McPhee 9 episodes2009, 2011
2010 The Whole Truth Kathryn Peale 10 episodes
2011 The Office Susan California Ep: "Mrs. California"
2012 The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 3 episodes