Markie Post Biography
Her father is the scientist Richard F. Post, famous for his works on particle accelerator, nuclear fission and mechanical energy storage. She was brought up in Walnut Creek, Califrornia and went to the Las Lomas High School, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad. After high school, Markie Post went to the Lewis & Clark Collage where she earned her degree in Bachelor or Arts.
Before becoming an actress, Markie Post worked on game shows and was a crew in Split Seconds, associate producer in Double Dare and card dealer in Card Sharks. Aside from working behind the camera, she also appeared as contestant in the game shows Pyramid and Password. Then she landed a part in the sci-fi Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. Then Markie Post became one of the regular casts of the ABC series The Fall Guy. During this time, she was considered as one of the hottest stars in television in Hollywood.
In Night Court, Markie Post joined the cast from the third season, in 1986, unit it ended. She played the role of the sexy but naive Christine Sullivan and often wore sexy leather skirts and fitting blouses. She was also seen in the episodes of another hit series The A-Team, playing two characters, one in 1983 and the other in 1984.
Then from 1992 to 1995, Markie Post was seen in Hearts Afire, playing the role of Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman. In 1998, she was seen in the movie Theres Something About Mary, playing the role of Sheila Jensen, the mother of the character played by Cameron Diaz. She was also seen in the movie made for television, Ive Been Waiting For You.
Recently, Markie Post appeared as guest star in the hit series Scrubs, as Dr. Elliot Reid, on the series The District, as Audrey Livingston and on the movie Cook Off!, as Christine Merriweather. She also played the role of Diana in The Woman of His Dreams episode in Ghost Whisperer.