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Matenopoulos, Debbie 1974-

Matenopoulos, Debbie 1974-

PERSONAL

Original name, Thespina "Despina" Matenopoulos; born December 13, 1974, in Richmond, VA; father a woodworker; mother a beauty salon operator; married Jay Faires (a music producer), July 5, 2003. Education: Attended Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992-94; New York University, B.A., 1997.

Addresses:

Manager—Steven Greener, Handprint Entertainment, 1100 Glendon Ave., Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Publicist—Howard Bragman, Fifteen Minutes Public Relations, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career:

Actress, broadcast correspondent, and producer.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding talk show host, 1999, for The View.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Cohost, The View, ABC, 1997-99.

Cohost, The Screening Room, TV Guide Channel, 1999.

Celebrity Deathmatch (also known as MTV's "Celebrity Deathmatch"), MTV, 2000-2002.

Cohost, Good Day Live, Fox, 2004-2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 2001 TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2001.

Test the Nation, Fox, 2003.

"Celebrity Weddings," VH1: All Access, VH1, 2004.

100 Greatest Kid Stars, VH1, 2005.

I Love the Holidays, VH1, 2005.

20 Greatest Celebreality Moments, VH1, 2006.

Host, Fashion Police Golden Globes 2006, 2006.

Correspondent, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2006 Emmy Awards, 2006.

Host, E!'s Live Countdown to the Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2006.

Host, E!'s Live Countdown to the Emmys, E! Entertainment Television, 2006.

Host, E!'s Live Countdown to the Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2007.

Host, E!'s Live Countdown to the Golden Globes, E! Entertainment Television, 2007.

Host, E!'s Live Countdown to the Grammys, E! Entertainment Television, 2007.

Cohost, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2007 Academy Awards, 2007.

Correspondent, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2007 Golden Globe Awards, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

The 100 Scariest Movie Moments, Bravo, 2004.

I Love the '90s: Part Deux, VH1, 2005.

I Love the 80's 3-D, VH1, 2005.

I Love Toys, VH1, 2006.

I Love the '70s: Volume 2, VH1, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, "The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee," Sports Night, ABC, 1998.

Woman at party, General Hospital, ABC, 1998.

(Uncredited) Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), NBC, 1999.

The Howard Stern Radio Show, syndicated, 1999.

Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

The Roseanne Show, syndicated, 2000.

The Test, FX Network, 2001.

Judge, He's a Lady, TBS, 2004.

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2005.

Joanna, "The Big Dollars & Sense Episode," Half & Half, UPN, 2005.

Celebrity cohost, Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett & Sandra Bernhard, 2005.

The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNBC, 2005.

Host, The Daily 10, 2006.

Host, "Miami," Instant Beauty Pageant, 2006.

The View, ABC, 2006.

Appeared in an episode of American Dreams, NBC.

Film Appearances:

Lisa Swayzak, Endsville, Stick Figure Productions, 2000.

Angryman, Blue Mutt Productions, 2001.

Herself, Knocked Up, Universal, 2007.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Angryman, Blue Mutt Productions, 2001.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Voice, Celebrity Deathmatch (video game; also known as MTV's "Celebrity Deathmatch"), Gotham Games/ Take2 Interactive, 2003.

Herself, The Great 80's TV Flashback, Universal Studios Home Video, 2006.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

People Weekly, March 30, 1998, p. 16.

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