Debra Monk is an American actress, writer and singer best known for her Broadway stage performances. She received a Tony Award for the production of Redwood Curtain in 1993. She has also won an Emmy Award for her guest appearances on NYPD Blue.
Early Life, Family & Education
Debra Monk was born on February 27, 1949, in Middletown, Ohio, the United States of America. Names of the Redwood Curtain star's father and mother are not available.
The actress hasn't revealed if she has a sibling or she is the only child of her parents. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
As for her education, Debra has studied at Wheaton High School in Silver Spring Maryland. She was voted as the "Best Personality" while in her high school.
She did her graduation from the Frostburg State University in 1973, and later she studied Master of Fine Arts in the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Debra Monk used to work as a waitress before starting her career. She made her acting debut with a theatrical play, Pump Boys and Dinettes, in 1982. She was one of the writers of the play.
She has also performed in Steppenwolf Theater Company's production of Visiting Edna (2016).
Later in 1994, she starred in Picnic for a month for which she had received a Tony nomination. In the following year, she played the role of Geneva in the drama television film, Redwood Curtain, alongside John Lithgow, Catherine Hicks and Jeff Daniels.
In 2000, Debra Monk won an Obie Award for The Time of the Cuckoo. Her other film credits are Quiz Show, The First Wives Club, Jeffrey, Reckless and The Brass Teapot.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful and versatile actress, Debra Monk certainly earns a considerable amount of money. She has earned herself a lavish lifestyle.
The exact net worth of Debra Monk has not been disclosed yet. However, some online sources have written on their website that the NYPD Blue star has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
One of her hit films, The Devil's Advocate, was made under the budget of $57 million and it had a box office collection of $150 million. Likewise, her 2012 film The Brass Teapot had a box office collection of 413 thousand.
Moving towards the personal life of Debra Monk, she seems to be pretty secretive about her personal life. The Broadway star has not spoken anything about her love affairs in any of her interviews.
Moreover, we also don't find her posting any cozy photos with a man on her Instagram account. She is currently 70 years old and we think she is a married woman dot doesn't want to make it public.
As we don't have any concrete evidence, we can't assure that Debra is dating a boyfriend or has been married to a husband.