Jennifer Mudge

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Jennifer Mudge
Born 1978 (age 39–40)
Residence New York City
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Chris Henry Coffey (m. 2014)

Jennifer Mudge (born 1978) is an American actress known for her stage work and for her television work.

Stage Work[edit]

Mudge attended Rhode Island College and trained at Trinity Repertory Company.[1]

Mudge made her off-Broadway debut alongside Richard Thomas and Isabella Rosselini in The Stendhal Syndrome by Terrence McNally at Primary Stages. Since then she has appeared on Broadway in The Philanthropist with Matthew Broderick and Steven Weber, and off-Broadway in as Lula in The Dutchman[2] with Dule Hill; Fault Lines with Josh Lucas and Noah Emmerich; The Geometry of Fire; The Pavilion; Only the End of the World with Michael Emerson; Ooorah! at the Atlantic Theatre Company; The Big Meal at Playwrights Horizons; and Don't Go Gentle with Michael Cristofer.

In 2014 she portrayed "Gloria" in the Broadway production of Rocky,[citation needed] an original role written specifically for the production; this was followed by a reunion with Fiasco Theatre in a re-mounted production of Into the Woods in 2014 and 2015 for Roundabout Theatre, reprising the role of "The Witch." (Mudge was part of the Fiasco's production in 2013 at the McCarter Theatre.) This was followed by the Manhattan Theatre Club production of "Of Good Stock" with Alicia Silverstone. Her run in The End of Longing (written by and starring Matthew Perry) in London's West End took place from February to May 2016.

Mudge is a member of the first graduating Master of Fine Arts class from the Trinity Rep Conservatory in Providence, RI, and was a member of the resident acting company at Trinity Repertory Company. Her other regional appearances include performances at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Bay Street Theatre, Arena Stage, the Geffen in Los Angeles (in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" with John Goodman), and the Breadloaf Acting Ensemble. In November and December 2016 she returned to the Geffen in the play Icebergs.


Mudge has starred in various television programs, her most notable role was playing "Debra Whitehead" in the TV series Boss.[citation needed]


She married actor Chris Henry Coffey in 2014.


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Hack Eva Beallo Episode: "Death of Innocence"
2004 Guiding Light Agent Episode: "#1.14490"
2005 Hope & Faith Debbie Episode: "Faith Affair-Field"
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Noreen Reid Episode: "On Fire"
2007 Life Is Wild Julia Episode: "The Heart Wants What It Wants"
2008 Canterbury's Law Jennifer Wallace Episode: "Sick As Your Secrets"
2009 All My Children Lawyer Episode: "#1.10064"
2000-2009 Law & Order Sue Martin/Caitlin Murray Episodes: "Anchors Away" & "Fools For Love"
2010 Mercy Amy Pindus Episode: "We're All Adults"
2010 You Don't Know Jack Female Reporter TV Movie
2011 Weekends At Bellevue Mira Kennerly TV movie
2011 The Good Wife Rosanna Landsman Episode: "Real Deal"
2011 Boss Debra Whitehead 5 Episodes
2013 The Big C Nurse Valerie Episode: "Quality Of Death"


  1. ^ Thomas, Ryan (2005-11-29). "'Cat' Woman". Backstage. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]

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