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The creator and one of the co-executive producers of My So-Called Life. She was also a writer on the show and acted in three episodes playing Ms. Cathy Krzyzanowski.

She has also worked on other shows including thirtysomething and The Wonder Years.

Biography[]

Born in New York City, raised in Long Island. Graduated from Princeton University with a major in English and a concentration in creative writing. Won many poetry awards, including the Academy of American Poets Prize. Studied acting at The Circle in The Square Theatre School; joined the N.Y.U. Musical Theatre Program. Joined the "thirty-something" writing staff in 1989, writing 9 episodes during her 2 seasons. Married to actor Paul Dooley who played Chuck Wood. They have a daughter named Savannah, and live in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Toluca Lake.

Credits[]

Stage writing credits include "Serious Bizness," and "Birds of Paradise."

TV credits as story editor and writer for "thirtysomething."

Guest-role as Ms. Krzyzanowski in "My So-Called Life."