Angela Kinsey

 

Date Of Birth

June 25th, 1971
 

Biography

Born on June 25, 1971 in Lafayette, Louisiana, Angela Kinsey grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia, where she attended the prestigious Jakarta International School. Moving back to the United States, her family settled in Archer City, Texas. She then studied at Baylor University, where she took a lot of theater classes.

In talking about studying in Baylor, the actress said, "It was the perfect place for me to grow into who I am and take the belief system that I had and incorporate it into my life. It was a great place to go to school."

Upon graduation, she had an internship in Late Night with Conan O'Brien, where she worked for Max Weinberg. She later moved to Los Angeles and took improv classes with The Groundlings and Improv Olympic. She also briefly did voice work for Angela on King of the Hill .

In 2005, Kinsey was cast for the role of Angela Martin on NBC's The Office. She also appeared in the film License to Wed, directed by Ken Kwapis, who often worked with The Office.

Kinsey remarks on her first The Office audition, "the first time I auditioned, I auditioned for Pam. I know that's hard to believe because my character is so stern and frumpy and just the Puritan to end all Puritans. But I actually went in with my hair normal and I had a little pink top on and a little skirt and I got to audition for the producers as Pam. I remember them laughing."

The Emmy Award-winning actress has also gotten roles in Monk, portraying the character Arlene on two episodes. Her other credits include roles in Tripping Forward, Career Suicide and the series All of Us and Run of the House. She shared the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Broadband Program – Comedy for her work in The Office: Accountants, a series of webisodes.
 

Place of Birth

Lafayette, Louisiana
 

Birth Name

Angela Kinsey
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

Spouse:
Warren Lieberstein (18 June 2000 - present) (filed for divorce) 1 child

As a struggling actress, Kinsey worked as an operator for 1-800-Dentist, and often draws upon her days in corporate America for her scenes in "The Office" (2005).

Gave birth to a girl named Isabel Ruby on May 3, 2008. Isabel weighed in at 6 lbs. 14 oz.

Went to Baylor University and is a member of Chi Omega.
 

Awards

2008: TV Land Awards - Future Classic Award for: "The Office". Shared.
2008: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "The Office". Shared.
2007: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "The Office". Shared.
2007: Daytime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Broadband Program - Comedy for: "The Office: The Accountants". Shared.
 

Filmography

2005-2010: The Office (TV series) - Angela Martin
2010: Furry Vengeance - Felder
2010: The Office: The Mentor (TV series) - Angela Martin
2009: Tripping Forward - Jennifer
2009: A Temporary Life (TV movie) - Rachel
2008: The Office: The Outburst (TV series) - Angela Martin
2007-2008: Monk (TV series) - Arlene/Arlene Boras
2007: License to Wed - Judith the Jewelry Clerk
2006: The Office: The Accountants (TV series) - Angela Martin
2004: Career Suicide (short) - Tammy
2003: All of Us (TV series) - Blanch Whitefish
2003: Run of the House (TV series) - Maxine
1997-2002: King of the Hill (TV series) - Angela
1998: Step by Step (TV series) - Simone
 

Height

5' 1" (1.55 m)

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