Molly Shannon Overview

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Born: September 16, 1964

Molly Shannon was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. At the age of 4, her mother, sister and a cousin died in a car accident. Molly told People magazine, "I spent time [at the hospital] trying to make the other kids laugh, figuring that they had it worse than me." In fact, Molly "came from a sad place, and the only way I could make peace with it was by making others laugh." Raised by her father, Molly now admits to being a "bad" girl—not "dirty"—but "bad." After graduating from high school, she... See All

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