NiCole Robinson

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NiCole Robinson
Born (1972-04-12) April 12, 1972 (age 42)
Burley, Idaho, United States
Other names Nicole Robinson
NiCole Robinson Snyder
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Spouse(s) Craig Snyder (m. 2003-2012, divorced)
Children Shirley Snyder
Lincoln Snyder (deceased)
L. J. Snyder

NiCole Robinson (born April 12, 1972 in Burley, Idaho) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Raised in Paul, Idaho, as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she is best known for her portrayal of quirky secretary Margaret Hooper on The West Wing. She is also recoginized as playing "The Smoking Woman" on an episode of Friends. She started her television acting career on Seinfeld, playing the waitress at Monk's Café for 3 episodes.

When asked about why she capitalizes the "C" in her name, she replied, "Why not? Life is too short to be all lowercase. Seriously, it's what poor people do to look fancy."[1]

In 2007, Robinson and her lobbyist husband, Craig Snyder, lost their infant son, Lincoln, to a rare and fatal genetic lung condition called alveolar capillary dysplasia. Since then, they have started a memorial fund called The 3 Angels Memorial Fund for ACD Research. They have one other child together, a daughter named Shirley, who was born in 2005.[2]

In 2010, NiCole Robinson gave birth to a healthy baby boy named L.J.

Filmography

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Reporter #1 "Stop the Presses" (season 4, episode 10)
1997 Meego Teacher "Performance Art" (season 1, episode 12)
1997 Veronica's Closet Female Office Worker "Veronica's Not Happy About the Book" (season 1, episode 4)
1998 Suddenly Susan Grace "War Games" (season 3, episode 6)
1999 Friends The Smoking Woman "The One with the Cop" (season 5, episode 16)
1999-2006 The West Wing Margaret Hooper (7 seasons, 105 episodes)
2001 Maybe It's Me Coach Ryan "The Cheerleader Episode" & "The Lunch Lady Episode" (season 1, episodes 3 & 9)
2002 What I Like About You Wendra "Spa Day" (season 1, episode 2)
2002 Off Centre Elaine "P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues" (season 2, episode 4)
2003 Like Family Customer #1 "Value of a Dollar" (season 1, episode 9)
2008 All My Children Kelly Brown (season 1, episodes 9,793, 9,802 & 9,812)
2011 For a Green Card Jasmine "Go Team Fake Wedding" (season 1, episode 5)
Film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Dawg a.k.a. Bad Boy Megan Riley
2003 Short Salon Assistant #2 short film
2003 Evil Alien Conquerors Gail
2005 Underclassman Female Teacher
2007 Dragon Wars: D-War Psychiatrist
2009 The Women Make Over Lady
2010 For a Green Card Jasmine video/pilot
2013 The Living Waitress In production

References

  1. ^ http://community.tvguide.com/forum.jspa?forumID=700000061
  2. ^ McCullough, Marie (17 February 2008). "Tragedy and a DNA puzzle". Philly.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 

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