When did she come out of the closet? Since she's openly gay now...
Why would you think she's gay? She's married to a man.
Is she gay? She was gorgeous. I thought they should have used her a lot more.
"A perfect example is Melissa Fitzgerald, 45, who graduated from Springside School in 1983, where she was president of the Service Organization, and the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 with a degree in drama and literature. Melissa had great role models growing up in Chestnut Hill since she is the daughter of prominent judge James Fitzgerald, and her mother, Carole, has long been involved in politics and volunteer work in our community.
Melissa, who refers to herself as an “actorist” because she is both an actor and an activist, has deep roots in Chestnut Hill; she was the 2008 commencement speaker at Chestnut Hill College and also has appeared on campus for other speaking engagements. On May 17, 2008, Melissa received the “Chestnut Hill College Medal,” and in 2007 she won a writing contest on the subject of Darfur (Sudan) which was sponsored by Nicholas Kristof, of the New York Times. Melissa has also been a ranked tennis player and is highly skilled in badminton, horseback riding, scuba diving, whitewater rafting and fencing.
But Melissa is undoubtedly best known to the general public for her role as Carol Fitzpatrick in the critically acclaimed TV drama series, “The West Wing,” in which Martin Sheen played a fictional president of the U.S. Fitzgerald has also appeared on “Grey’s Anatomy,” in many movies such as “The Truman Show” and “Boxing Helena,” and in numerous stage plays in New York and Los Angeles."
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