Mary Birdsong

Best known for her portrayal of sin-obsessed and possibly closeted lesbian Deputy Cherisha Kimball on the comedy improv show "Reno 911!" (Comedy Central, 2003-09), Mary Birdsong not only works on screen and stage but ... Read more »
Born: 04/18/1968 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

Lucky Stiff 2013 (Movie)

Maid (Actor)

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 2013 (Movie)

Gray Sister #1 (Actor)

High School 2012 (Movie)

Mrs. Gordon (Actor)

The Descendants 2011 (Movie)

Kai Mitchell (Actor)

It's Kind of a Funny Story 2010 (Movie)

Bobby's Ex (Actor)

Killers 2010 (Movie)

Jackie Vallero (Actor)

Adventureland 2009 (Movie)

Francy (Actor)

Halloween 2 2009 (Movie)

Nancy McDonald (Actor)

Made of Honor 2008 (Movie)

Sharon at Bridal Shower (Actor)

Reno 911! 2005 - 2008 (Tv Show)

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Reel Comedy: Reno 911! Miami 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Reno 911: Miami 2007 (Movie)

Deputy Cherisha Kimball (Actor)

Pizza 2006 (Movie)

Siobahn (Actor)

Crossballs 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Let It Snow 2001 (Movie)

Sneakered Businesswoman (Actor)

Welcome to New York 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Talk to Me 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Above Freezing 1998 (Movie)

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Biography

Best known for her portrayal of sin-obsessed and possibly closeted lesbian Deputy Cherisha Kimball on the comedy improv show "Reno 911!" (Comedy Central, 2003-09), Mary Birdsong not only works on screen and stage but also writes, directs, produces, does voiceover work and sings in rock bands. She is primarily known for her acting roles, however, which include not just sketch comedy work, but the feature films "Reno 911!: Miami" (2007) as well as "Adventureland" (2009) and "The Descendants" (2011). In 2012, she returned to the small screen with regular appearances on "Crash & Bernstein" (Disney XD, 2012-).

EDUCATION

New York University's Tisch School of the Arts

1986 - 1990

Milestones

2007

Appeared in "Reno 911!: Miami"

2007

Appeared in Alexander Payne's "The Descendants"

2006

Broadway debut in "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me"

2005

Became regular cast member in "Reno 911!"

2000

First regular series role, "Welcome to New York"

1998

First film role, "Above Freezing"

Bonus Trivia

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Has been engaged twice but never married.

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Has a passion for archaeology.

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