Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 4, 1950
SpouseMichael A. Ross
FactAttended Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, California, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, USA.


Who is Markie Post?

Markie Post is an American actress who is probably best known for her role of Christine Sullivan in the 1980s TV comedy series “Night Court”, but she is also widely recognized for starring in 1980s and 1990s in television series such as the “The Fall Guy” and the “Hearts Afire”. Some of Markie’s most memorable big screen appearances include the 1998 comedy movie “There’s Something About Mary”, and more recently, the 2017 movies “Sweet Sweet Summertime” and “Four Christmases and a Wedding”.

Markie Post’s Early Life and Education

Marjorie Armstrong ‘Markie’ Post was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, on the 4th November 1950 in Palo Alto, California, USA, the middle child in the family of poet Marylee Post, and a scientist and nuclear physicist Richard Freeman Post. She is of American nationality and white ethnicity. Alongside her two siblings, Markie grew up in Walnut Creek where she attended Las Lomas High School, and  upon matriculating enrolled at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. However, she later transferred to Pomona College in Claremont, California, before she returned to Oregon and graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Markie Post’s Career

Upon graduation, Markie dived into the moviemaking industry, and in 1976 began her career in the editorial department of the television series “Family Feud”. She then worked as an associate producer on the “Double Dare” TV series, before deciding to continue her career in front of the cameras. Markie Post’s debut on-camera appearance came in 1978, as one of the models in the TV game-show “Card Sharks” before making her debut acting appearance by appearing briefly in the TV comedy movie “Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around”. In the course of the next several years, Markie honed her acting skills through a variety of supporting roles in TV movies, TV series and movies, including “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”, “Semi-Tough” and the “The Gangster Chronicles” among many others.

image source, Markie Post and Jonathan Banks in “Gangster Wars”

To greater prominence Markie came in 1982, when she was cast for the role of Terri Michaels in the ABC TV action drama series “The Fall Guy”, in the course of the next three years appearing in over 60 episodes through its four seasons. In 1983 and 1984, Post occasionally appeared in the “The A-Team” TV series, while her career breakthrough came in 1984 when she was chosen to portray the recurring role of Christine Sullivan in the NBC TV sitcom series “Night Court”, appearing in 159 of its episodes through the course of nine seasons of the critically acclaimed show. This particular engagement hugely helped Post to gain an impressive dose of popularity, and set her career on the path to stardom. Some other highlights in Markie’s professional portfolio from this era include popular TV game-show programs such as “Go”, “Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour”, “Body Language” and “Super Password” as well as “Blackout”, “The $10,000 Pyramid” and “The $25,000 Pyramid”.

Between 1992 and 1995 Post starred as Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman in the “Hearts Afire” TV series, while from 1999 to 2000 she portrayed the recurring role of Julia Whitney in the “Odd Man Out” TV series. Another memorable role in Post’s career occurred in 2002, when she was cast for the recurring role of Lily Reid in the popular TV comedy drama series “Scrubs”.

image source, appearance in “Scurbs”

In 2010 Markie got the recurring voice-acting role of June Darby, in the TV animated series “Transformers Prime”, for which she was honored with the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award nomination in 2013. In 2014 she starred as Betsy in the TV comedy series “Rack and Ruin”, while between 2014 and 2017 Markie portrayed Barbara ‘Bunny’ Fletcher in the popular TV crime drama series “Chicago P.D.”. Some of Post’s most recent acting engagements include appearances in the 2017 critically booed family movie “Camp Cool Kids”, as well as in 2018 TV comedy horror series “Santa Clarita Diet”.

In her professional on-camera career, now spanning almost 40 years, Markie Post has added over 70 acting credits to her portfolio, in addition to almost 30 appearances in various quizzes and TV game-show programs.

Markie Post’s Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this American actress and TV personality has accumulated so far? How rich Markie Post is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the total of Markie Post’s net worth, as of November 2018, revolves around $12 million, primarily acquired through her professional career, abundant with a variety of roles, that has been active since 1978.

image source, Markie Post with husband Michael A. Ross

Is Markie Post married? More about her personal life

Yes, Markie is a married woman – she has actually married twice. Between June 1971 and September 1972 she was married to Stephen Knox while since 1982 she has been married to colleague actor, writer and producer Michael A. Ross. Markie and Michael have welcomed two daughters – Katie born in 1987 and Daisy born in 1990. Except groundless rumors that she had an affair with the former President of the US Bill Clinton, and that she was even a lesbian lover of Hillary Clinton, Markie has managed to keep her personal life quite private and low profile.

Markie Post’s Personal Appearance and Social Media Presence

The 68-years-old American actress sports blonde hair which, in addition to her height of 5ft 6ins (1.68 m) and her vital statistics which revolve around 34-23-34, makes her appearance quite alluring.

Markie is regularly active on popular social media network Twitter where her official account @markie_post has gathered over 9,500 followers to the present day.

General Info

Full NameMarkie Post
Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 4, 1950
Height1.67 m
Weight110 lbs
ProfessionActor
EducationLewis & Clark College, Las Lomas High School
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseMichael A. Ross
ChildrenDaisy Ross, Katie Ross
ParentsMarylee Post, Richard F. Post

Accomplishments

NominationsTV Land "Lady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week" Award
MoviesThere's Something About Mary, Visitors of the Night, Holiday in Handcuffs, Backyard Wedding, Survival on the Mountain, I've Been Waiting for You, Stranger at My Door, Till Dad Do Us Part, Dog's Best Friend, Gangster Wars, Muffin Top: A Love Story, Cook-Off!, Triplecross, Glitz
TV ShowsNight Court, The Fall Guy, Hearts Afire, Card Sharks, The Gangster Chronicles, Odd Man Out, Fantasy Island, McClain's Law, ACME Saturday Night, House Calls, Code Red, Semi-Tough, The Lazarus Syndrome

Social profile links

Quotes

#Quote
1I turned down dates because I dreaded sitting in front of a plateful of food.
2I couldn't be as charming as my mother or as smart as my father. So I decided to be bad.
3I'm no sexual siren. I see prettier girls than me in the grocery store every day.
4[in People magazine, March 3, 1986] Of course I'd like children. But I have to get over my impression that being pregnant is like popping corn. You expand and expand until you pop.

Facts

#Fact
1Was a cheerleader in high school.
2Attended Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, California, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, USA.
3Was born in Palo Alto, California, USA, and grew up in Walnut Creek, California, USA.
4Daughters Katie Ross (born June 16, 1987) and Daisy Ross (born March 30, 1990) with second husband Michael A. Ross.
5Daughter of noted nuclear physicist Richard Freeman Post (November 14, 1918 - April 7, 2015).

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sweet Sweet Summertime2017Lila Burns
Chicago P.D.2014-2017TV SeriesBarbara 'Bunny' Fletcher
Camp Cool Kids2016Euginia
The Joneses Unplugged2016TV MovieTawney
Rack and Ruin TV Pilot2015TV MovieBetsy
Rack and Ruin Web Series2015TV MovieBetsy
Muffin Top: A Love Story2014Linda
Rack and Ruin2014TV SeriesBetsy
Christmas on the Bayou2013TV MovieLilly
Back in the Game2013TV SeriesDotty
Transformers Prime2010-2013TV SeriesJune Darby
Man Up2011TV SeriesLinda
Backyard Wedding2010TV MovieAunt Addie
30 Rock2008TV SeriesMarkie Post
Holiday in Handcuffs2007TV MovieMom Chandler
Cook-Off!2007Christine Merriweather
Ghost Whisperer2006TV SeriesDiana Lasseter
Scrubs2002-2006TV SeriesLily Reid
The District2003-2004TV SeriesAudrey Livingston / Simone Fairgate / Audrey Livermore
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl2001TV ShortElectra Woman
Late Boomers2001TV Movie
Till Dad Do Us Part2001TV MovieVirginia Corbett
Twice in a Lifetime2000TV SeriesNancy Waldron / Peggy McIntyre
Odd Man Out1999-2000TV SeriesJulia Whitney
There's Something About Mary1998Mary's Mom
I've Been Waiting for You1998TV MovieRosemary Zoltanne
Behind the Zipper with Magda1998Video shortSheila Jensen (Mom)
Survival on the Mountain1997TV MovieAmy Hoffman
Dog's Best Friend1997TV MovieHorse (voice)
Dave's World1996TV SeriesLisa McCauley
Chasing the Dragon1996TV MovieGwen Kessler
Visitors of the Night1995TV MovieJudith English
VR.51995TV SeriesAlexis Miller
Hearts Afire1992-1995TV SeriesGeorgie Anne Lahti Hartman / Georgie Anne Lahti
Someone She Knows1994TV MovieLaurie Philips
Beyond Suspicion1993TV MovieJoyce
Night Court1984-1992TV SeriesChristine Sullivan
Stranger at My Door1991TV MovieSharon Dancey
Tricks of the Trade1988TV MovieMarla
Glitz1988TV MovieLinda Moon
Triplecross1986TV MovieDelia Langtree
Hotel1984-1985TV SeriesAnne Crowley / Jill Stanton
The Fall Guy1982-1985TV SeriesTerri Michaels
The A-Team1983-1984TV SeriesRina / Leslie Becktall / Sister Teresa
Scene of the Crime1984TV Series
Glitter1984TV SeriesBarbara Nelson
Fantasy Island1983-1984TV SeriesAmy Marshall / Doreen Murphy
Cheers1983TV SeriesHeather Landon
The Love Boat1982-1983TV SeriesDoris Holden / Dee Dee / Donna Baker
Matt Houston1983TV SeriesCourtney Garner
Six Pack1983TV MovieSally Leadbetter
Not Just Another Affair1982TV MovieJan Thacker
Massarati and the Brain1982TV MovieJulie Ramsdell
Code Red1982TV Series
McClain's Law1981TV Series
Simon & Simon1981TV SeriesCarolyn Perry
The Greatest American Hero1981TV SeriesDeborah Dante
Gangster Wars1981Chris Brennan
The Gangster Chronicles1981TV Mini-SeriesChris Brennan
Semi-Tough1980TV SeriesBarbara Jane Bookman
Eight Is Enough1980TV SeriesKerry
House Calls1980TV SeriesLinda
B.J. and the Bear1980TV SeriesValerie Wood
Hart to Hart1979TV SeriesSandy
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979TV SeriesJoella Cameron
The Lazarus Syndrome1979TV SeriesLauren Placer
The Incredible Hulk1979TV SeriesPamela Morris
Barnaby Jones1979TV SeriesLinda Woods
CHiPs1979TV SeriesRoberta
Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around1978TV Movie

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night Court1987-1990TV Series performer - 4 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Children1993TV Movie executive producer
Double Dare1976TV Series associate producer

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Family Feud1976TV Series editorial staff - 1970s

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Women of the Net1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade1996TV Special
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994-1995TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait1995TV Series documentaryHerself - Narrator
Dave's World1994TV SeriesHerself
Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Children1993TV MovieHerself - Hostess
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
The 5th Annual American Comedy Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
The Chipmunks: Rockin' Through the Decades1990TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1990TV SeriesHerself
The $10,000 Pyramid1983-1988TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Magic in the Magic Kingdom1988TV SpecialHerself
Blackout1988TV SeriesHerself
Super Password1985-1987TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1986TV SpecialHerself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars1986TV MovieHerself
$50,000 a Minute1985TV MovieHerself
Body Language1984TV SeriesHerself
The 24th Annual International Broadcasting Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1983TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Go1983TV SeriesHerself
Card Sharks1978TV SeriesModel (1978-1981)
ACME Saturday Night2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest Host
E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1987TV SeriesChristine Sullivan

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1994CableACECableACE AwardsChildren's Programming Special - 6 and YoungerPresidential Inaugural Celebration for Children (1993)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2013BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Action/DramaTransformers Prime (2010)
2007TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsLady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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