Kristen Johnston played Sally Solomon on the hit NBC television series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), for which she won two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In TV Land's original sitcom The Exes (2011), Johnston plays Holly Franklin, a divorce attorney and landlady to three of her former clients, who happen to share the apartment across the hall from her own.
Johnston studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City. The school, in Chelsea, was founded by David Mamet and William H. Macy, and teaches the technique "Practical Aesthetics", which Johnston uses. She is currently a member of the company at the Atlantic, and sometimes performs in shows during their season.
- Kristen Johnston (I) at the Internet Movie Database