Paula Marshall

  • Birth Place: Rockville, Maryland, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was captain of her pom-pom squad in high school.
  • Did some modeling work while trying to make it as an actress after high school.
  • Worked as a government typist at the National Institute of Health.
  • Gained fame in Seinfeld lore by playing a student reporter who got the impression that Jerry and George were gay (the classic 1993 episode "The Outing"). Not that there's anything wrong with that.
  • Describes the short-lived (1998 to 1999) series Cupid as one of her best work experiences. 
  • Admitted that being nude in Californication was "out of my comfort zone," but that her role of Sonja "turned out to be a really good job."
  • Initially found out about the role of Allison in Gary Unmarried when her husband, Danny Nucci, got the script and auditioned for the lead role (he didn't get cast, but she did).
  • Appeared in a 2011 episode of House as Cuddy's sister, Lucinda (their mother is played by Candice Bergen).


  • Jim Marshall — Father
  • Maya Nucci — Daughter
  • Betty Marshall — Mother
  • Danny Nucci — Husband
  • Tom Ardavany — Ex-husband


  • Attended Montgomery College, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States