Among Gail's favorite love story movies are The Sound of Music, The Last of the Mohicans and West Side Story.
In 1987, Gail O'Grady appeared in commercials for Diet Pepsi.
Gail O'Grady is an animal activist.
If Gail O'Grady wasn't an actor, she would be a teacher.
Gail O'Grady's favorite place to shop is Kitson in Hollywood.
When Gail O'Grady first moved to LA, she was almost arrested for trying to bribe a cop.
Gail O'Grady's favorite band is U2.
Gail O'Grady loves to eat fried artichokes.
Gail O'Grady named her son, Michael after her brother, as his birth came just weeks after her brother's death in 2004.
Gail O'Grady owns a flower shop named O'Grady Irish Rose.
Gail O'Grady suffered from Post Partum Depression after the birth of her son until he was 10 months old.
Gail O'Grady was married to Richard Dasko from 1981 until 1983. She then married Severin Wunderman and they were married for less than a year in 1987. Then she was married to Jeffrey Byron from 1990 until 1991. Finally she was married to Steve Fenton from 1995 until 1996.
Gail O'Grady was once a librarian.
In 1981, Gail O'Grady graduated from Wheaton North High School in Wheaton, Illinois.
Gail O'Grady likes to collect antique perfume bottles.
In 1986, Gail O'Grady's debut film was ¡Three Amigos!, but her part ended up on the editting room floor.
Gail O'Grady was nominated for three Emmy awards during her filming of NYPD Blue.
In 1996, People magazine named Gail O'Grady as one of the fifty most beautiful people in the world.
Gail O'Grady is 5'3" tall.
Gail O'Grady: (on how easy it is to date her) You have to be able to sit in the floor for hours on end and play Legos with my three-year-old son. The main man in my life is short, but he's adorable!
Gail O'Grady: When you realize the divorce rate in this country is 50%, I don't think there is any stigma to single mothers dating today.
Gail O'Grady: (about creating on-screen chemistry) I think it just happens. You can act it, but it helps when there is a connection with the other actor.
Gail O'Grady: Having a child, it's everything. Whatever people tell you about having children, until you have one, you don't get it. It changes your life in every way.
Gail O'Grady: I try to have an attitude when things are not going forward, that something better is coming along or it's the way it's supposed to be.
Gail O'Grady: My brother was the closest person on the planet to me. It's been hard. It's not something that you just wake up one day and [the grief is] gone. It doesn't get easier. You find better ways to cope, but it doesn't get easier.
Gail O'Grady: I don't choose the films I do to teach a lesson. I don't know what the lesson would be. I'm here to entertain.
Gail O'Grady: I think the paparazzi is a necessary evil...and if ya don't like it, and ya don't want to do this, go to Iowa and do some community theatre. It's all about self-promotion and it's not always the fun part of it.
Gail O'Grady: Nobody gets paid $20 million a picture just for the talent. You sell a little part of yourself too.