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'3rd Rock' star Kristen Johnston reveals lupus myelitis diagnosis

'3rd Rock' star Kristen Johnston reveals lupus myelitis diagnosis

Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The actress said on Facebook that she has a rare form of lupus called lupus myelitis.
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Kristen Johnston diagnosed with rare auto-immune disorder

Kristen Johnston diagnosed with rare auto-immune disorder

Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Kristen Johnston went to Facebook to open up to her fans about a health problem she's been dealing with for the past several months.
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Kristen Johnston announces health crisis on Facebook

Kristen Johnston announces health crisis on Facebook

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kristen Johnston announced on Facebook she is undergoing treatment for the rare autoimmune disorder, Lupus Myelitis.

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Faison, Johnston to star in new sitcom

Faison, Johnston to star in new sitcom

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, David Alan Basche, Kelly Stables and Kristen Johnston are to star in a new U.S. sitcom called "The Exes," TV Land said.
Stars line up for TV Land pilots

Stars line up for TV Land pilots

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Fran Drescher, Rita Moreno, Kristen Johnston, Christine Taylor and Sherri Shepherd are to star in TV Land pilots, the U.S. network said.
Johnston, not Abdul, joining 'Betty' cast

Johnston, not Abdul, joining 'Betty' cast

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Kristen Johnston is to take over a recurring role for which Paula Abdul was originally considered on the U.S. comedy series "Ugly Betty," Usmagazine.com said.

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'Strangers With Candy' moves to big screen

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- THINKFilm Tuesday announced the acquisition of all worldwide rights to a film based on the Comedy Central show "Strangers with Candy."

'3rd Rock's' Johnston joins 'ER'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Emmy Award winning actress Kristen Johnston is checking into NBC's long-running medical drama, "ER."

PBS brings Broadway to small screen

An all-star cast -- including a pair of Emmy-winners for comedy -- brings Clare Boothe Luce's classic play, "The Women," to TV viewers Tuesday night when PBS presents the latest installment of its ongoing "Stage on Screen" series.
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Kristen Johnston (born September 20, 1967) is an American stage, film, and television actress. She may be most famous for her role as Sally Solomon in the television series 3rd Rock from the Sun. She also starred as Wilma Flintstone in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas. Johnston is 6'0".

Johnston is of English descent and was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of a real estate agent and a Republican state senator from Wisconsin. Johnston was raised mostly in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee, where she attended St. Eugene's Catholic Grade School and Whitefish Bay High School. She spent some of her teen years as an exchange student in Sweden and in South America. She earned a B.F.A. degree in drama at New York University.

Johnston made her professional stage debut with New York's Atlantic Theater Company, which was founded by playwright David Mamet. During her association with that company, she appeared in such productions as As You Like It, Girl's Talk, Stage Door, Author's Voice, Portrait of a Woman and Rosemary for Remembrance. She teaches acting at New York University.

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