Nicole Sullivan is an American actress, comedian, and writer. With a career spanning over two decades, Sullivan is best known for the 1995 sketch comedy series “MADtv.” Sullivan became known for her impressions of celebrities such as Britney Spears, Celine Dion, and Hillary Clinton. Her performances on the show were widely praised, earning her a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. Sullivan’s later played the role of Holly Shumpert in the hit sitcom “King of Queens.” The show, which ran for nine seasons, followed the lives of Doug and Carrie Heffernan, played by Kevin James and Leah Remini.
Sullivan has worked with Will Ferrell in the films “Blades of Glory” and “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.” She has also worked with Kirstie Alley in the television series “Veronica’s Closet,” and with Amy Poehler in the animated series “The Mighty B!” In addition, Sullivan has made appearances on a number of popular shows, including “The King of Queens,” “Scrubs,” and “How I Met Your Mother.”