Christa Miller

Christa Miller

Highest Rated: 53% Goat on Fire & Smiling Fish (2000)

Lowest Rated: 27% Breaking In (2018)

Birthday: May 28, 1964

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

A model-turned-actress who proved a talented comedienne, Christa Miller was the niece of actress Susan Saint James and guested several times on her aunt's sitcom "Kate & Allie" (CBS, 1984-89). After a string of small television and film appearances, the actress booked a pair of guest spots on "Seinfeld" (NBC, 1989-1998), which helped earn her the lead female role of the tomboyish Kate on "The Drew Carey Show" (ABC, 1995-2004). In 1999 she married TV writer-producer Bill Lawrence, and left "Carey" to recur on "Scrubs" (NBC, 2001-08; ABC, 2009-2010) as the self-described she-devil Jordan Sullivan, the cruel ex-wife of Dr. Perry Cox (John McGinley). Busting out of her previous reputation as a wisecracking cutie, Miller revealed she was a fearless and formidable comedic talent and breathed gloriously bitchy life into Jordan. After the show's end, Lawrence created "Cougar Town" (ABC, 2009- 12; TBS, 2013-15) and cast Miller as Ellie, the best friend of Jules (Courteney Cox) and spiritual sister to Jordan. Miller continued to steal scenes as the alpha bitch of the "Cul-de-sac Crew" and also became the official music supervisor of the series. Although she was always a likable and talented actress, Christa Miller was at her best when she was playing highly intelligent, ferociously funny women.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
27% 32% Breaking In Maggie Harris (Character) $46.3M 2018
No Score Yet 100% Hot Air Kate (Character) - 2015
53% 56% Goat on Fire & Smiling Fish Kathy (Character) $277.2K 2000
45% 57% The Operator Janice Wheelan (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 52% A Friend to Die For Terri (Character) - 1994

TV

Credit
78% 79% Whiskey Cavalier Kelly Ashland (Guest Star) 2019
60% 88% Undateable Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
89% 80% Cougar Town Ellie Torres (Character) 2009-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Andromeda Strain Unknown (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2012 2010 2008
83% 87% Scrubs Jordan Sullivan (Guest Star) 2001-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show Kate O'Brien (Character) 1995-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 1999
88% 94% Seinfeld Ellen (Guest Star) 1995 1993
No Score Yet 93% The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kate & Allie Unknown (Guest Star) 1988 1985

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