Tricia O'Kelley

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Tricia O'Kelley
Born Patricia Beth O'Kelley
(1968-09-26) September 26, 1968 (age 45)
Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Adam Rosenblatt (2007-present) 2 children

Patricia Beth "Tricia" O'Kelley (born September 26, 1968) is an American actress and producer, best known for her roles as Marly Ehrhardt in the CBS comedy series The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006—2010), and as lead character in the 2009 independent film Weather Girl.


O'Kelley began her acting career in commercials. In the 1990s, she founded a resource center for aspiring actors in Chicago that provided workshops, career consultations and seminars.[1] As of the late 1990s, she began her career on television, including guest-starring roles on Frasier, Suddenly Susan, Everybody Loves Raymond, Two and a Half Men, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Back to You, Malcolm in the Middle and starring roles in short-lived series Emeril and That Was Then. She also had a recurring role in The WB family drama series Gilmore Girls, as Nicole Leahy from 2003 to 2004.[1]

O'Kelley is best known for her portrayal of Marly Ehrhardt on the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus, from 2006 to 2010. In 2009, she also starred and executive produced the independent film Weather Girl.[1] She later starred in two television pilots, and from 2011 to 2013 had a recurring role as Camille Boykewich in the ABC Family ten drama series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager.[2] In 2013, O'Kelley starred in the Lifetime movie Missing at 17, and in next year was cast for second season of Lifetime comedy-drama series, Devious Maids, as Tanya Taseltof.[3]

Personal life[edit]

O'Kelley was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, and grew up in La Grange, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.[1] She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Adam, their two children. In addition to acting, O'Kelley designs a line of greetings cards called Heartsongs.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 900 Lives of Jackie Frye, TheThe 900 Lives of Jackie Frye Susan TV movie
1998 George & Leo Mary Episode: "The Bongos"
1998 Closer, TheThe Closer Julie Episode: "The Rebound"
Episode: "The Hand That Rocks the Office"
1998 Holding the Baby Episode: "Father Knows Breast"
1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave Tawny Williams Episode: "Captains Courageous"
1998 Frasier Colette Episode: "Roz, a Loan"
1999 Suddenly Susan Polly Episode: "On a Clear Day You Can Hear Forever"
1999 Hughleys, TheThe Hughleys Debbie Episode: "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
1999 Pretender, TheThe Pretender Carrie Osborne Episode: "Donoterase: Part 1"
1999 Rude Awakening Joan Episode: "Trude Awakening"
1999 Once and Again Lindsay Episode: "Let's Spend the Night Together"
1999 Get Real Amber Episode: "Big Numbers"
2000 Jack & Jill Dan Episode: "Starstruck"
2000 Trouble with Normal, TheThe Trouble with Normal Nancy Episode: "Not the Pilot"
2001 Everybody Loves Raymond Carol Marshall Episode: "Humm Vac"
2001 FreakyLinks Jennifer Lowe Episode: "Me and My Shadow"
Episode: "The Final Word"
2001 Emeril Trish O'Connell 6 episodes
2002 Gatekeeper, TheThe Gatekeeper Jennifer McGregory
2002 That Was Then Sophie Frisch 3 episodes
2003 Two and a Half Men Brooke Episode: "The Last Thing You Want Is to Wind Up with a Hump"
2003 Las Vegas Janet Warner Episode: "Semper Spy"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Debbie Dunbar Episode: "Grissom Versus the Volcano"
2003-2004 Gilmore Girls Nicole Leahy 8 episodes
2004 Malcolm in the Middle Mrs. Welsh Episode: "Dewey's Special Class"
Episode: "Buseys Run Away"
2005 Beautiful Things Leslie Short film
2006 Outside Sales Dagny Green
2006-2010 New Adventures of Old Christine, TheThe New Adventures of Old Christine Marly Ehrhardt Series regular, 88 episodes
2007 Eyes Cynthia Garret Episode: "Whistleblower"
2007 Table Manners Tessa Short film
2007 Pink Conspiracy, TheThe Pink Conspiracy Angela
2008 Back to You Colette Episode: "Hug & Tell"
Episode: "House of Tomorrow"
2009 Weather Girl Sylvia
2011 Untitled Jeff and Jackie Filgo Project Liz TV pilot
2011-2013 Secret Life of the American Teenager, TheThe Secret Life of the American Teenager Camille Boykewich Recurring role, 19 episodes
2012 Downwardly Mobile Mrs. Denby TV pilot
2012 Two and a Half Men Shari Episode: "Something My Gynecologist Said"
2013 Missing at 17 Shannon TV movie
2014 Devious Maids Tanya Taseltof Recurring role
2014 Melissa and Joey Sienna Episode: "The New Deal"


  1. ^ a b c d "Tricia O'Kelley Biography". Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Tricia O'Kelley Credits". Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 24, 2014). "Tricia O'Kelley Joins 'Devious Maids', Joshua Sasse To Recur On 'The Neighbors'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The New Adventures of Old Christine Cast: Tricia O'Kelley on CBS". Retrieved 18 August 2011. 

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