Mimi Kennedy’s acting career spans five decades across television, theater and film. Much of it is chronicled in her book, Taken to The Stage (Smith & Kraus, 1996). Her television career began with the musical variety series “3 Girls 3” alongside Debbie Allen and Ellen Foley, followed by “Stockard Channing in Just Friends,” “The Two of Us,” “Dharma & Greg” and “Homefront,” which garnered her an American Television Critics nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama. Her most recent recurring television roles have been on the HBO series “The Brink” and “Veep.” She garnered a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for her portrayal of Marjorie in the first season of MOM, on the Network, before becoming a series regular on the show in season two.
Her notable theater credits include “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” opposite Sid Caesar, and her role as Jan, one of the Pink Ladies, in the Broadway musical “Grease.”
Kennedy has starred in numerous feature films, including “In the Loop,” “Pump Up the Volume,” “Erin Brockovich,” “Man in the Chair,” “The Five-Year Engagement” and “Midnight in Paris,” among many others.
Born in Rochester, N.Y., Kennedy lives in Los Angeles with her husband of 42 years. Her birthday is Sept. 25. She can be followed on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @MimiKennedyLA.