Laura Kightlinger

Laura Kightlinger

About Laura Kightlinger

Laura Kightlinger is an American actress, comedian and writer. Kightlinger was born and raised in Jamestown, New York. She attended Southwestern High School and then Emerson College. After touring as a stand-up comic, Kightlinger got her break writing for the television sitcom Roseanne. She later wrote for Dennis Miller Live and for the 20th season (1994a__1995) of Saturday Night Live, on which she was also a featured performer and cast member. Among the celebrities she impersonated were Brooke Shields, Marcia Clark, Paula Poundstone, Mary Hart, and Connie Chung. Kightlinger worked as a writer and consulting producer on the sitcom Will & Grace. She performed a recurring guest role on the series as Sheila, a nurse at a fertility clinic.

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