Laura Kightlinger

Comedian Profile

Laura Kightlinger  is a stand-up comic,writer and actor. Starring as popular recurring character Nurse Sheila on Will & Grace she has been a consulting producer/writer on the show since its inception. She’s had several half-hour standup specials on Comedy Cental and HBO, and is presently preparing for an hour-long special. She  voiced several characters in Lego Batman, Ninjago and is currently “Dr. Scott” in Dr. Katz: The Audio Files. She was a series regular on HBO’s Lucky Louie, Amazon’s Take My Wife and a featured player for season 20 of Saturday Night Live. Her book, Quick Shots of False Hope, described by the New York Times Book Review as a “memorable, disturbing, and darkly comic debut.,” is being adapted for television.


“If Bukowski had a sister, it would be Kightlinger.” Larry David, star and creator of Curb Your Enthusiasm

“Laura is a comic genius. Wil & Grace wouldn’t have the edge it had then and now without her.” Max Mutchnick, co-creator, Will & Grace