SHE'S the beautiful redhead who rose to fame on Will & Grace but Debra Messing isn't just a one-trick pony.
The actress has had an amazing career to date, and as the beloved sitcom finally returns to UK screens after an 11 year absence, here is everything you need to know about her.
Debra Messing was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 15, 1968, making her 49 years old.
She is Jewish with Polish and Russian ancestry and grew up in Rhode Island with her family.
Debra was accepted into the prestigious Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of Arts in 1990 and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree.