Markie Post (Actress) as Christine Sullivan-Night Court
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Updated: 9/11/08

Name: Markie Post

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Birth Name: Marjorie Armstrong Post

Born: November 4, 1950, Palo Alto, Californi

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Claim To Fame: Best known for her 1985–1992 role as public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom Night Court, and as bail bonds contractor Terri in The Fall Guy from 1982 to 1985.

Family Life: Her father is noted scientist Richard F. Post. She is married to actor and writer Michael A. Ross, and they have two daughters - Katie Ross and Daisy Ross.

Info: Post started out as a member of the production crew of the Tom Kennedy version of Split Second. She worked on Alex Trebek's Double Dare as associate producer, and on the NBC Jim Perry version of Card Sharks as a card dealer. She also participated on a number of game shows as a celebrity player, and excelled in Pyramid and Password competitions.
Post was a regular on the ABC action drama The Fall Guy before landing the role of Christine Sullivan on the 1980s television comedy series Night Court. She played Christine from the third season until the show's end. She appeared in two episodes of The A-Team, and played Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on the series Hearts Afire (1992–1995), starring John Ritter.
Film credits include There's Something About Mary (1998), in which she played Sheila Jensen, the mother of Cameron Diaz's character. She played a call girl in the 1988 TV movie Tricks of the Trade opposite Cindy Williams, and a singer in Glitz with Jimmy Smits, based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.

Trivia: Attended Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, CA.
Was a cheerleader in high school.
Hosted the Disney Channel's 5 day free preview for cable subscribers in 1992.
At Lewis and Clark college in 1969, Markie was voted "biggest snob on campus."
Good friends with ex-President, Bill Clinton. She was photographed numerous times with him throughout both of his presidential campaigns.
While starring on Night Court, she appeared in a public service announcement about fetal alcohol syndrome for NBC's The More You Know campaign.
Real first name is Marjorie but her brother could not pronouce it and called her Markie instead.

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Where Are They Now: Post has actively continued her film and television career. She has frequently made guest appearances on Scrubs (playing the mother of Dr. Elliot Reid) and on The District, and most recently worked on a movie titled Cook Off! as the character Christine Merriweather.
The actress has also starred in six Lifetime movies: Appointment for a Killing, Survival on the Mountain, Tricks of the Trade, Someone She Knows, Chasing the Dragon, and I've Been Waiting For You.
Post was mentioned in a 2006 episode of American Dad when a character wanted to Google her to see if she had died yet, and in the pilot of Will & Grace when Will says to Grace, "You are so Markie Post in every single Lifetime movie.

Write To Markie Post:
Markie Post
Lesher Entertainment Inc
1134 S Cloverdale Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90019-6737


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