It’s Nicole Sullivan’s forty-eighth birthday, and she has so many credits to her name listing them all might take up more space than the pictures — not a problem in Real Life, but Rule 5 professes to be all about the pictures.
A Northwestern graduate with a degree in theatre, she made her name as an original cast member of MADtv; her best-known character might be the obnoxious Vancome Lady:
The V.L., though, if you ask me, was a model of graciousness next to bigoted country singer Darlene McBride:
She’s voiced dozens of characters in animation, including a recurring role as pharmacist Mort Goldman’s wife Muriel in Family Guy. And I did not know this: she was the first choice for the role of Leela in Futurama.