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Molly Evan Price (born December 15, 1966) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Faith Yokas in the NBC drama series Third Watch (1999–2005). Price also has appeared in a recurring and guest-starring roles in many other television dramas and co-starred in a number of films, include Sweet and Lowdown (1999), Chasing Sleep (2000), and Not Fade Away (2012).

Molly Price
Born
Molly Evan Price

(1966-12-15) December 15, 1966 (age 52)
Alma materRutgers University[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1991–present
Spouse(s)
Derek Kelly (m. 2001)
Children1

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Early life and educationEdit

Price was born in North Plainfield, New Jersey and graduated from North Plainfield High School in 1984.[2][3] She is a graduate of Rutgers University.

Personal lifeEdit

Price is married to New York City Fire Department firefighter Derek Kelly.[4] Their son Jake was born in November 2003.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

Price made her television debut appearing in a 1991 episode of the NBC drama Law & Order. She later had three more guest roles in Law & Order, playing different characters.

From 1995 to 1996, she was a regular cast member in the short-lived CBS sitcom Bless This House, starring Andrew Dice Clay and Cathy Moriarty.[5] In film, she had supporting roles in Jersey Girl (1992) starring Jami Gertz and Dylan McDermott , Kiss Me, Guido (1997),[6] Pushing Tin (1999), Woody Allen"s Sweet and Lowdown (1999), Random Hearts (1999), and Chasing Sleep (2000) opposite Jeff Daniels.[7]

In 1999, Price was cast as Police Officer (and later, Detective) Faith Yokas in the NBC crime drama series Third Watch,[8] which she starred in from 1999 to 2005. Her husband was a recurring guest star on Third Watch as an FDNY firefighter, and she described her experiences as a firefighter's wife during the show's special 9/11 episode, entitled "In Their Own Words." She also appeared in two episodes of Sex and the City as Carrie Bradshaw's friend Susan Sharon, in 1999 and 2002. After Third Watch, Price starred in NBC's short-lived 2007 reboot of the 1970s series Bionic Woman, playing Ruth Treadwell.[9]

Price has appeared in a number of television dramas playing guest starring roles, including Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Without a Trace as agent Samantha Spade's sister, ER, The Mentalist, Private Practice, Nip/Tuck, Body of Proof, Person of Interest, Shameless, Elementary, The Good Wife, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. From 2014 to 2015, Price had a recurring role in the Cinemax drama series The Knick, as Effie Barrow. In 2015, she co-starred in the short-lived Showtime comedy-drama Happyish. In film, Price played Uma Thurman's mother in The Life Before Her Eyes (2007) as well as co-starred in What Goes Up (2009), How Do You Know (2010), The Good Doctor (2011), and Not Fade Away (2012). In 2017, she appeared in the FX drama Feud as Robert Aldrich’s wife Harriet Foster.[10] In 2017, she played the criminal defense attorney of Eric O'Bannon (Jamie McShane) in season 3 of the Netflix Original drama series, Bloodline.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lady in Blue". 2 January 2001. Retrieved 6 September 2018 – via www.washingtonpost.com.
  2. ^ Rosenfeld, Megan (January 2, 2001). "Lady in Blue; Molly Price Is No Glamour Girl, but Her 'Third Watch' Cop Is Turning Some Heads". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 26, 2011. "Price was born and raised in North Plainfield, N.J. and she sounds like it."
  3. ^ Morella, Nicole (September 23, 2002). "Attacks hit home - and heart - for `Third Watch' actress". Courier News. NJ. Retrieved February 26, 2011. "The television star grew up in North Plainfield where her mother still lives. Price graduated from North Plainfield High School and enrolled at Rutgers."
  4. ^ The National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Fohndation. "The National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children's Foundation to Host 14th Annual Thanksgiving Parade Breakfast for Families of First Responders; Local Dignitaries to Deliver Remarks". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
  5. ^ "The 'Dice' Is Back, And So Is The Act". The New York Times. 15 May 1996. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Kiss Me, Guido, TV Guide". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Molly Price". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
  8. ^ "Molly Price". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
  9. ^ Bionic Woman. NBC. Retrieved 2016-08-31.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (1 November 2016). "Molly Price Joins Ryan Murphy's FX Anthology Series 'Feud'". Deadline. Retrieved 4 November 2016.

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