Molly Shannon Bio

(Actress)

Relationship Statistics of Molly Shannon

What is Molly Shannon marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Molly Shannon get married ? (married date):, 2004
How many children does Molly Shannon have ? (name):Two (Nolan Shannon Chestnut, Stella Shannon Chestnut)
Is Molly Shannon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Molly Shannon lesbian ?: No
Who is Molly Shannon husband ? (name):Fritz Chestnut

More about the relationship

Molly Shannon is a married woman. She married Fritz Chestnut, an artist, in 2004 and the couple has two children namely Stella and Nolan.

Who is Molly Shannon?

Molly Shannon is an American actress, she has also appeared in supporting roles in a number of films, such as A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Osmosis Jones (2001), My Boss’s Daughter (2003), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015).

Molly Shannon: Age, Parents, Siblings, and Family

Shannon was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, the United States on September 16, 1964, age (54). She is the daughter of James F. Shannon and Peg Shannon, her father was a sales manager and her mother was a teacher. She has two siblings namely, Katie Shannon and Mary Shannon Beatty.

Molly Shannon
Caption: Molly Shannon and Fritz Chesnut (Source: Zimbio)

She belongs to American nationality and Irish ethnicity. Her birth sign is Virgo.

Molly Shannon: Education, School/ College University

On talking about her education, she attended St. Dominic School in Shaker Heights. Then, she attended Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio. Additionally, she also attended New York University, where she studied drama and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1987.

Molly Shannon: Professional Life Career

On talking about her profession, she went to New York but struggled to get any proper opportunities and landed a brief supporting role in the horror film remake of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ in 1989.

Before her career really took off, she did cameos on television with ‘Twin Peaks (1991)’, ‘In Living Color (1993)’ and comedy sketches and spoofs with well-established comedians like Chris Rock and Jim Carrey. At ‘Saturday Night Live’ she also became popular for the characters she brought into the show like that of ‘Mary Katherine Gallagher’s weird, uptight Catholic school girl and then another senior showgirl ‘Sally O’Malley’.

During  1997, she also appeared on ‘Seinfeld’ titled ‘The Summer of George’ and also did a stint in singer Sheryl Crow’s video ‘A Change (Will Do You Good)’, along with a recurring role in ‘Will & Grace’. During  2006, she also managed to get a role in Sofia Coppola’s directed movie titled ‘Marie Antoinette’. In addition, she also played the role of ‘Aunt Victoire’ and worked along with stars like Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, etc.

Year 2007 proved to be an experimental one for her as she moved from comedy to drama with ‘Year of the Dog’. Similarly, she also briefly starred on television with ABC’s ‘Pushing Daisies’ and in the movie ‘Evan Almighty’. Then, she managed to gain success with ‘Kath & Kim’ in 2008, an American remake of a popular Australian series, starring alongside Selma Blair.

In fact, she also returned to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for a special episode. In addition, her more recent entertainment projects include: the role of ‘Marge McDougall’ in the Broadway revival of ‘Promises (2010)’, a children’s book ‘Tilly the Trickster (2011)’, the spokesperson for as well as ‘Expedia.com (2012)’ and a recurring role in ‘Enlightened (2013)’.

Molly Shannon: Awards, Nomination

She was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Will & Grace (1998), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Enlightened (2011), Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for Saturday Night Live (1975). Likewise, she was nominated for Movies for Grownups Award for Best Supporting Actress for Other People (2016). Similarly, she was BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film for Hotel Transylvania (2012), she was nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Comedy for How the Grinch Stole, Christmas (2000), Favorite Actress – Comedy for Superstar (1999).

Additionally, she won Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for Other People (2016). In addition, she won the FilmOut Festival Award for Best Actress for Wild Nights with Emily (2018). She won NBR Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble for Happiness (1998). In addition, she won OFTA Television Award for Best Host or Performer in a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live (1975). Moreover, she won TV Guide Award for Editor’s Choice for Will & Grace (1998).

Molly Shannon: Net Worth ($ 7 million), Income, Salary

There is no information regarding her income, salary. Whereas, her net worth was around $ 7 million.

Molly Shannon: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandals

There is no information about his rumors, controversy, and scandal. He was far from rumors, controversies, and scandals.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

On talking about her body measurements, Molly has a height of 5 feet 5 inches, Additionally, she weighs is 54Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 34-25-35 inches. Molly’s hair color is dark brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

She has around 304K followers on Instagram. But she is not active on Facebook and Twitter.

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