Katy Mixon

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Katy Mixon
KatyMixonMike&Molly2010.jpg
Katy Mixon
Born(1981-03-30) March 30, 1981 (age 33)
Pensacola, Florida, United States
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
 
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Katy Mixon
KatyMixonMike&Molly2010.jpg
Katy Mixon
Born(1981-03-30) March 30, 1981 (age 33)
Pensacola, Florida, United States
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present

Katy Mixon (born March 30, 1981) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as April Buchanon on HBO's Eastbound & Down and Victoria Flynn on the CBS television comedy series Mike & Molly.

Early life[edit]

Mixon was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. She was one of seven children.[1] She graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.[2]

Career[edit]

Mixon's first acting job came in 2001, playing Calpurnia in the Utah Shakespearean Festival's presentation of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.[2]

Mixon moved to Los Angeles, California, in 2003. In 2005, she starred in the premiere of the interactive theater play American Standard at the Los Angeles Edgefest. Mixon has performed at Upright Cabaret.[3] Her first role in a major motion picture was in the 2005 thriller The Quiet, playing the character Michelle Fell.[4]

As of 2012, Mixon is a regular cast member on the CBS TV series Mike & Molly. HBO's baseball comedy Eastbound & Down, thought to have finished its run in 2012 after three critically acclaimed seasons, was later announced to be returning for a fourth season.[5] In 2013, Mixon reprised her role of April Buchanon in the fourth season.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2005The QuietMichelle Fell
2006Zombie PromCoco
2007Reinventing the WheelersCaroline HoneybakerTV series
2008Small Town NewsMrs. SebastianTV series
Finding AmandaGirl #1
My Name Is EarlSheilaTV series, episode "Sweet Johnny"
Four ChristmasesSusan
2009The InformersPatty
Eastbound & DownApril Buchanon29 episodes
State of PlayRhonda Silver
All About SteveElizabeth
2010Two and a Half MenBetsy3 Episodes, "Untainted by Filth", "Tinkle Like a Princess", and "Gumby with a Pokey"
2010–presentMike & MollyVictoria FlynnMain Cast
2011Drive AngryNorma Jean
WilfredAngeliqueEpisode "Doubt" August 25, 2011
Take ShelterNat
2013PsychParole Officer-UrsulaSeason 7 Episode 6, "Cirque du Soul"
2013The Looney Tunes ShowPetunia PigSeason 2 Episode 24, "Mr. Weiner"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Roger (November 28, 2008). "Pensacola's Katy Mixon catches fire". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Spitznagel, Eric (February 17, 2011). "Q&A: Mike & Molly’s Katy Mixon Says Having a Boob Double Is "Surreal"". Vanity Fair. Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bean, Espinosa, Schwartz Set for Upright Cabaret's 'Wicked' Summer Nights". Broadwayworld.com. May 14, 2009. 
  4. ^ http://www.starpulse.com/Actresses/Mixon,_Katy/Biography/ Katy Mixon Biography
  5. ^ HBO asks for more 'Eastbound & Down' http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118056210

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