Megan Gallagher

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Megan Gallagher
Born (1960-02-06) February 6, 1960 (age 55)
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Education Juilliard School (1982)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present

Megan Gallagher (born February 6, 1960) is an American television actress, best known for her roles as Garry Shandling's wife on the HBO comedy The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1995), and as Catherine Black, wife of Frank Black (Lance Henriksen) on the Fox series Millennium (1996–1999).

Early life[edit]

Gallagher was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and grew up in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Aileen Gallagher, was a model.[1] Megan trained at the Juilliard School, where her classmates in 1982 included Penny Johnson Jerald, Jack Kenny, Jack Stehlin, and Lorraine Toussaint.[2]


Gallagher is best known for her roles on television. She was regular cast member on Hill Street Blues (1986–1987), The Slap Maxwell Story (1987–1988), China Beach (1988–1989), Pacific Station (1991–1992), and Nowhere Man (1995–1996). She guest-starred in a number of shows, include L.A. Law, Law & Order, ER, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, American Dreams, Boston Legal, The Mentalist, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Suits, Scandal, and Grey's Anatomy.

From 1992 to 1995 Gallagher co-starred as Larry's second ex-wife on the HBO comedy series, The Larry Sanders Show. From 1996 to 1999, she starred as Catherine Black on Millennium. In 2007, Megan Gallagher had the recurring role of Jillian Wallace on 24. In film, she has appeared in The Ambulance (1990), Van Wilder (2002), and Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005).

In 1989, Gallagher made her Broadway debut in Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men, for which she received Theatre World Award.[3] She later portrayed Harper in Angels In America on Broadway.[3]


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