During her junior year, she studied theater at the prestigious London-based British European Studio Group program, an experience that consolidated her desire to act.

In 1990, after graduating summa cum laude from Brandeis with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts, Messing gained admission to the elite Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts which accepts about 15 new students annually.

by drinking water instead of wine,” adding that it is “highly unusual” to “toast with anything but a full glass of wine.” (In case you weren’t aware, pregnant ladies aren’t supposed to drink alcohol.)Twitter reacts to Debra Messing pregnancy rumor The actress’s rep told journalist, “I do not comment on her personal life,”... This has caused multiple stories about the alleged pregnancy to make their way through bulletin boards and other social media sites during the past 24 hours, just following engagement rumors earlier this week.

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Debra Lynn Messing (born August 15, 1968) is an American actress.

The Smash star maintained a dignified silence when the news initially broke, but now she and her family are beginning to settle again, Messing has finally spoken out about the terrible break-up.

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Messing appeared as Jerry Seinfeld's date in two episodes of the series Seinfeld: "The Wait Out" in 1996 and "The Yada Yada" in 1997.

Messing turned down a starring role in another television sitcom to appear in Donald Margulies's two-character play Collected Stories, which opened at the off-Broadway Manhattan Theater Club.

American tabloids recently reported Debra Messing was pregnant after she sported what some interpreted to be a ‘baby bump’.

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I think the idea of a partner for life is incredibly romantic. A to New York to co-parent their eight-year-old son Roman, and she told the magazine that the whole process was “completely traumatic.” PHOTOS: The Hottest Divorcees in Bikinis “I had to find a school for my second grader. It was literally moving here with nothing but faith and hope,” Messing said. I feel more attractive now than I have in a long time.

“It was traumatic because every aspect of my life was going through a huge change.” Messing – who is currently dating her Smash costar Will Chase, 41 – is hopeful that 2012 will be a better year. I feel healthier and stronger.” RELATED STORIES: Change Of Heart?

She has also voiced roles in several animated films such as Garfield and Open Season.