|Alma mater||Thomas Jefferson High School|
University of Illinois
|Years active||1989–1996, 2012|
|Doogie Howser, M.D.|
Kathryn Anne Layng (born September 20, 1960) is an American actress.
Layng was born in Rockford, Illinois. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School and was the Class of 1978 Homecoming Queen. Layng also graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Layng is best known for her role as nurse Mary Margaret "Curly" Spaulding in the ABC comedy-drama series Doogie Howser, M.D. The series aired from 1989 to 1993, and was her first major screen role.
In 1991, Layng guest starred in the television series Pro and Cons and appeared in the feature film The Marrying Man. After Doogie Howser, M.D. ended in 1993, Layng would guest star in the television series Joe's Life and Diagnosis: Murder. She also performed in the television short film Traveler's Rest in 1993.
In 1993, Layng married playwright David Henry Hwang. They have two children, Noah David and Eva Veanne. They reside in New York City. In 1996, Layng, along with her husband had bought a chair at the modernism show in Seventh Regiment Armory.
|Doogie Howser, M.D.||Nurse Mary Margaret "Curly" Spaulding||Series regular|
|1991||The Marrying Man||Emma||Feature film|
|1991||Pro and Cons||Veronica Cody||Episode: "The Ex Spots the Mark"|
|1993||Joe's Life||Ms. Cahill||Episode: "The Invisible Man"|
|1993||Traveler's Rest||Penny||Television short film|
|1994||Diagnosis Murder||Nancy Barlow||Episode: "Reunion with Murder"|
|2012||White Frog||Edie||Independent film|
- Esther Kim Lee (2015). Patrick Lonergan; Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. (eds.). The Theatre of David Henry Hwang. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 76. ISBN 978-1-4725-1208-6.
- Alex Witchel (November 7, 2012). "The Man Who Can Make Bruce Lee Talk". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
- "Movies & TV: Kathryn Layng". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 2010. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
- Howard H. Prouty, ed. (1996). Variety and Daily Variety Television Reviews, 1993-1994. 18. p. 71. ISBN 0-8240-3797-9. ISSN 1064-9557. OCLC 25669594.
- "David Henry Hwang Interview". US Asians. Asian American Artistry. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
- Elaine Louie (October 6, 2002). "Possessed; A Chariot of the Imagination". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
- Kathryn Layng on IMDb
- Kathryn Layng at the Internet Broadway Database
- Kathry Layng at Internet Off-Broadway Database
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