Katy Mixon

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Katy Mixon
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Katy Mixon
Born (1981-03-30) March 30, 1981 (age 33)
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–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.

Personal[edit]

Mixon reportedly dated Food Network celebrity chef, Bobby Deen, in 2009-10 when they publicly appeared together on an episode of the Paula Deen cooking show and at other events.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Quiet Michelle Fell
2006 Zombie Prom Coco
2007 Reinventing the Wheelers Caroline Honeybaker TV series
2008 Small Town News Mrs. Sebastian TV series
Finding Amanda Girl #1
My Name Is Earl Sheila TV series, episode "Sweet Johnny"
Four Christmases Susan
2009 The Informers Patty
Eastbound & Down April Buchanon 29 episodes
State of Play Rhonda Silver
All About Steve Elizabeth
2010 Two and a Half Men Betsy 3 Episodes, "Untainted by Filth", "Tinkle Like a Princess", and "Gumby with a Pokey"
2010–present Mike & Molly Victoria Flynn Main Cast
2011 Drive Angry Norma Jean
Wilfred Angelique Episode "Doubt" August 25, 2011
Take Shelter Nat
2013 Psych Parole Officer-Ursula Season 7 Episode 6, "Cirque du Soul"
2013 The Looney Tunes Show Petunia Pig Season 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
  6. ^ "Food Network Mag Publishes Pic of Bobby Deen w/... Girlfriend?". Food Network addict blog. March 2010. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 

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