Actress and comedian who first gained recognition on Saturday Night Live, then went on to star as Elaine Benes on the NBC series Seinfeld. She also played Christine Campbell on the CBS series The New Adventures of Old Christine and, in 2012, she began playing the lead character Selina Meyer in HBO's Veep.
She was heavily involved in her stepfather's work with Project HOPE while growing up.
She received her first Emmy Award for Seinfeld in 1996, then went on to win additional Emmy Awards for The New Adventures of Old Christine in 2006 and Veep in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
She married Brad Hall in 1987. She and Brad have sons named Henry and Charles.