'Schoolhouse Rock' special to air on ABC Sept. 7

'Schoolhouse Rock' special to air on ABC Sept. 7

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) --"Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson is to host a television special called "The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock" next month.
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Chandra Wilson to guest star on 'General Hospital'

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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" actress Chandra Wilson is to guest star on the upstate New York-set soap opera "General Hospital," TVGuide.com reported.
Ellen Pompeo signs two-year 'Grey's Anatomy' deal

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Jan. 24 (UPI) -- It's a good day for "Grey's Anatomy" fans.
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Halle Berry's film 'Frankie & Alice' to get 2014 release

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Brinkley, Lopez kick off 'The Talk'

Brinkley, Lopez kick off 'The Talk'

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The new CBS daytime talk show "The Talk" will showcase Christie Brinkley, Jennifer Lopez and Jenny Sanford in its premiere week, the network said.
Stars line up to be Emmy presenters

Stars line up to be Emmy presenters

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Simon Baker, Dana Delany, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Jon Hamm have signed on to be presenters at the upcoming Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS said.
Chandra Wilson to join 'Chicago' cast

Chandra Wilson to join 'Chicago' cast

NEW YORK, March 11 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson will play Matron Mama Morton in "Chicago," representatives for the long-running Broadway revival said.

Pickens downplays Chambers' psych visit

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" star James T. Pickens has downplayed a recent visit to a Los Angeles psychiatric ward by co-star Justin Chambers.

Heigl beats 'Grey's' co-stars for 1st Emmy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Katherine Heigl won the trophy for best supporting actress in a drama at the 59th annual Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Actress Kate Walsh married in Ojai

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Actress Kate Walsh, who starred in “Grey’s Anatomy,” has married film executive Alex Young near Los Angeles.

NAACP awards theater honors

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Laurence Fishburne and Valarie Pettiford were named top actor and actress during the NAACP Theater Awards program in Los Angeles.

'Grey's,' 'Office' win top SAG TV awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- ABC's medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy," and NBC's comedy, "The Office," won the top prizes Sunday night at the 13th Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.

Lifetime Network picks up 'Grey's Anatomy'

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The 1st season of the Emmy Award-nominated television series "Grey's Anatomy" will be aired on Lifetime Television on Sunday nights.
Chandra Wilson
Actress Chandra Wilson is joined by Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Chairman and CEO John Shaffner (c) and actor Jim Parsons to announce the 61st Emmy Awards nominees in North Hollywood, California, on July 16, 2009. (UPI Photo/Hector Mata)

Chandra Wilson (born August 27, 1969) is an Emmy Award nominated American actress, best known for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the ABC television drama, Grey's Anatomy.

Wilson was born in Houston, Texas. She started her theater career at the age of five with the Houston-based Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS). Wilson attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and went on to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where she earned a BFA in drama.

Wilson's first regular network TV role was in the short-lived series Bob Patterson (2001), a post-"Seinfeld" vehicle for Jason Alexander. She also appeared on Law & Order, Sex and the City, and The Sopranos, and had a small role in Lone Star (1996). Wilson also had career in theater, where she played Bonna Willis in The Good Times Are Killing Me, and was featured in the Tony-nominated Caroline, or Change. Wilson is an accomplished singer, and has sung in several productions.

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