Maura Tierney

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Maura Tierney
Birth name Maura Lynn Tierney
Born February 3, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Van Dyke Show Jillian Ryan 1988 1
704 Hauser Cherlyn Markowitz 1994 1
NewsRadio Lisa Miller 1995–1999 1 2 3 4 5
ER Abby Lockhart 1999–2009 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
The Whole Truth Kathryn Peale 2010 1
The Affair Helen Solloway 2014–  1 2 3

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Family Ties Darlene 7x14 - My Best Friend's Girl February 19, 1989
Law & Order Patricia Blaine 2x03 - Aria October 1, 1991
The Office (USA) Mrs. California 8x09 - Mrs. California December 1, 2011
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x02 - And the Law Won October 7, 2012
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x04 - Don't Haze Me, Bro October 21, 2012
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x05 - Waiting for the Knock October 28, 2012
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x06 - The Art of War November 4, 2012
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x12 - Je Ne Sais What? January 13, 2013
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x13 - The Seven Day Rule January 27, 2013
The Good Wife Maddie Hayward 4x15 - Going for the Gold March 3, 2013

Talk Show Appearances

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2001)
ER

Golden Globe Awards

  • Won: Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or TV Film (2016)
The Affair

Trivia

  • Mother, Pat is a real estate broker and her late father, Joseph was a prominent Boston politician who served on the Boston City Council for 15 years
  • Is the oldest of three children
  • Attended Notre Dame Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school located in Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Attended New York University where she first majored in dance, then in drama.
  • Married actor\director Billy Morrissette in February 1993; they divorced in 2006 due to irreconcilable differences; they had no children together.
  • Discovered she had breast cancer in 2009 and later underwent a mastectomy.