She is best known for her starring role as in the satirical comedy series 2006—2013, 2020 , for which she received four nominations for.
She received the for her performance in the revival of 2005.
She has an older brother.
In 1996, she starred alongside in the Broadway revival of.
Other notable television credits include her Golden Globe nominated performance as Elaine Vassal on Ally McBeal and her Emmy nominated role Jacqueline White in the Netflix original sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which has recently been renewed for a third season.
In 2004, she starred in 's television movie version of , featured as.