Erinn Hayes

Alexandra Erinn Hayes (née Carter; born May 25, 1976) is an American actress and comedian. She is known for her role as Dr. Lola Spratt on the Adult Swim sitcom Childrens Hospital, which she later reprised in the Netflix spinoff series Medical Police. She has played roles in a number of network sitcoms, including Alison on The Winner (2007), Melanie Clayton on Worst Week (2008–2009), and Sheila on Guys with Kids (2012–2013). In 2012, she had her first feature film role in the black comedy It's a Disaster. She also starred in the Amazon series The Dangerous Book for Boys and the first season of the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait.

Erinn Hayes
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Alexandra Erinn Carter

(1976-05-25) May 25, 1976 (age 43)
San Francisco, California, United States
Alma materUniversity of Colorado Boulder
OccupationActress, Comedian
Years active2001–present
Jack Hayes (m. 2004)


In 2005, Hayes appeared as a chef Becky Sharp on FOX's short-lived Kitchen Confidential.[1] Also, in that same year, she played the role of Pam Dawber in the TV movie Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy alongside costar Chris Diamantopoulos. Hayes played Alison on the television show The Winner in 2007.[2]

Hayes played the role of Dr. Lola Spratt in the satirical comedy series Childrens Hospital on Adult Swim.[3] She was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series in 2016.[4]

She played the role of Melanie Clayton on the CBS comedy series Worst Week. The series was an Americanized version of the British comedy The Worst Week of My Life.[5] She then later starred on the NBC comedy series Guys with Kids. She starred in films such as It's a Disaster, The Watch, and They Came Together. Hayes co-starred in the second season of Hulu's reality TV parody series The Hotwives of Las Vegas in 2015.[6]

In 2015, she performed as an inmate on the band Dengue Fever's video for the song "No Sudden Moves."

In 2016, Hayes began co-starring in the CBS series Kevin Can Wait, portraying the role of Kevin Gable's wife Donna.[7][8] Following its renewal after the first season, Hayes was fired from the series for unspecified creative reasons.[9][10] The series was canceled after its second season.[11]

In April 2019, she plays the role of Vivian in the series Huge in France, co-star with Gad Elmaleh, for the SVOD platform Netflix.

In January 2020, she also plays the role of Lola Spratt in the series Medical Police, co-star with Rob Huebel, for the distribution of Netflix.

Personal lifeEdit

Hayes attended University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in performance.[12] Hayes and her high school sweetheart husband,[13] construction supervisor Jack Hayes, have two daughters named Maggie Mae (born June 10, 2007) and Lilah Grace (born April 29, 2009).[14]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Final Stab Kristin
2005 Rumor Has It... Wedding Coordinator
2012 It's a Disaster Emma Mandrake
2012 The Watch Bob's Wife
2014 Hits Maddy
2014 They Came Together Valerie
2014 A Better You Lindsay
2016 Interior Night Charlotte
2017 Band Aid Crystal Vichycoisse
2017 Fixed Eve
2018 Sharon 1.2.3. Sharon #1
2020 Holly Slept Over Marnie
2020 Bill & Ted Face the Music Princess Elizabeth post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Providence Waitress Episode: "Falling"
2003 On the Spot Brenda Main role; 5 episodes
2003 The West Wing Laura Episode: "Constituency of One"
2003 Eve Fiona Episode: "'Twas The Fight Before Christmas"
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Debbie Marlin Episode: "Butterflied"
2004 North Shore Eva Latisse Episode: "Surprise Party"
2004 Everwood Mindy Wheeler 2 episodes
2004 Will & Grace Katherine Fallon Episode: "The Newlydreads"
2004 Significant Others Cynthia 4 episodes
2005 Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork and Mindy' Pam Dawber TV movie
2005–2006 Kitchen Confidential Becky 4 episodes
2006 Modern Men Barbara Episode: "The Homewrecker"
2007 Shark Ellie Davis Episode: "Teacher's Pet"
2007 Eyes Gayle Kearney Episode: "Innocence"
2007 The Winner Alison McKellar 6 episodes
2008 Family Guy Jared's Mom (voice) Episode: "The Former Life of Brian"
2008 Unhitched Pam 2 episodes
2008–2010 Notes from the Underbelly Beverly 2 episodes
2008–2016 Childrens Hospital Lola Spratt Main role; 65 episodes
2009 Worst Week Melanie Clayton Main role; 16 episodes
2009 Hawthorne Maureen McKinley Episode: "Mother's Day"
2009 Grey's Anatomy Cathy Becker Episode: "I Saw What I Saw"[15]
2010 Romantically Challenged Vanessa Episode: "Perry and Rebecca's High School Reunion"
2010 Parenthood Racquel 6 episodes
2010 Royal Pains Faith Green Episode: "Keeping the Faith"
2010 Two and a Half Men Gretchen Episode: "The Immortal Mr. Billy Joel"
2011 Desperate Housewives Lisa Episode: "And Lots of Security..."
2011–2012 How to Be a Gentleman Lauren 2 episodes
2012 Suits Casino Employee Episode: "All In"
2012–2013 Guys with Kids Sheila Main role; 16 episodes
2013 Wedding Band Emily Corgy Episode: "End of the World as We Know It"
2013 Robot Chicken Christmas 2065 Narrator / Reporter (voice) Episode: "Born Again Virgin Christmas Special"
2013–2015 Parks and Recreation Annabel Porter 2 episodes
2014 The Mason Twins Lizzie Mason Unsold NBC pilot
2014 Workaholics Miss BS Episode: "Miss BS"
2014 Growing Up Fisher Madi Episode: "Madi About You"
2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! Dog Thief Episode: "Steven Yeun Wears Rolled Up Black Jeans & No Socks"
2014 The League Heather Episode: "Epi Sexy"
2014 Benched Francine Episode: "Solitary Refinement"
2014–2015 New Girl Ruth Episodes: "Landline",[16] "Coming Out"
2015 One Big Happy Kate Episode: "Crushing It"
2015 The Odd Couple Dr. Sharon Episode: "Heal Thyself"
2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Maternity Episode: "Paid Family Leave"
2015 The Hotwives of Las Vegas Callie Silversan 7 episodes
2016 Transparent Lisa Episode: "Exciting and New"
2016–2017 Kevin Can Wait Donna Gable Main role (season 1); 24 episodes
2017 Wrecked Rosa Episode: "Tony Pepperoni"
2018 A.P. Bio Trish Episode: "Freakin' Enamored"
2018 The Dangerous Book for Boys Beth McKenna 6 episodes
2019 Huge in France Vivian Main role
2019 Best Seller Charleese Episode: "Pilot"
2020 Medical Police Dr. Lola Spratt Main role


  1. ^ Brian Ford Sullivan (December 9, 2005). "FOX Closes 'Kitchen Confidential,' Doubles Up 'Arrested'". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "2007 Cancelled Shows: FOX Cancels Plenty of Series". Retrieved June 12, 2007.[dead link]
  3. ^ Friedman, Spike (June 17, 2016). "Erinn Hayes From 'Childrens Hospital' On The Best Job Of Her Life And Charting A Career In Comedy". Forbes. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  4. ^ Dry, Jude (July 15, 2016). "'Childrens Hospital' Emmy Nominations: How Rob Corddry's Web Experiment Turned Into an Awards Contender". Indiewire. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  5. ^ Eng, Joyce (February 15, 2009). "Great Expectations Await Worst Week's Erinn Hayes". TV Guide. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  6. ^ Lambe, Stacy (August 4, 2015). "The Hotwives Head to Las Vegas in the Exclusive Trailer for Season 2". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 24, 2016). "Erinn Hayes Set As the Female Lead In Kevin James' CBS Comedy Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 21, 2016). "CBS Sets Fall 2016 Premiere Dates, Slates JonBenet Ramsey Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 4, 2016. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 23, 2017). "CBS Renews 5 Freshman & 11 Returning Series, Including 'MacGyver', 'Superior Donuts', 'Life In Pieces' & 'Hawaii Five-0'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  10. ^ Birnbaum, Debra (June 3, 2017). "Erinn Hayes Leaving CBS' 'Kevin Can Wait'". Variety. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  11. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (12 May 2018). "Kevin Can Wait Cancelled at CBS After Polarizing Season 2 Shake-Up".
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  13. ^ "Kevin Can Wait Cast: Erinn Hayes". Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  14. ^ Worst Week Star Erinn Hayes is Expecting, January 6, 2009
  15. ^ "Grey's Anatomy Season 6, Episode 6: "I Saw What I Saw" - Recap | maxgt | Review". SideReel. Retrieved 2013-09-02.
  16. ^ Pomarico, Nicole. "'New Girl' Nurse Erinn Hayes Is Familiar Because She's a Very Funny, Very Busy Lady". Retrieved 2017-12-25.

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