In 1985, while performing on stage in a musical, she was spotted by talent agents who subsequently cast her as Mary Tyler Moore's feisty co-worker "Jo Tucker" in "Mary" (1985), a short-lived comedy series. From that point on she focused on film and TV. In 1987, she won the role of "Peg Bundy" in "Married with Children" (1987), and the rest is history.
“I'd been looking for a more dramatic role. I've done comedy most of my career, which I love, but I wanted to expand.”
Sons of Anarchy is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming.—Katey Sagal played "Gemma Teller Morrow," a role which earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Series Drama. Watch Katey award acceptance, right here.
The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand. Watch bloopers and outtakes here!—Katey Sagal as "Cate Hennessy"
A sitcom writer is given to personal flights of fancy that he uses for his work. Things are complicated by a womanizing partner, a diva-ish boss and his lawyer wife. While Josh attempts to work out marital woes with wife Wendy, he must deal with work-related dramas.—Katey Sagal as "Barb Thompson"
Comedy about a teenage boy trying to get to grips with his parents' separation. Tucker's parents have divorced, and so he is forced to move into his despised aunt Claire's house, with her decidedly calmer airplane pilot husband Jimmy and strange cousin Leon. Originally disappointed at the arrangement, he spots their gorgeous neighbour McKenna. From that point forward, he valiantly attempts to become her boyfriend.—Katey Sagal as "Claire Wennick"
The show follows the lives of Al Bundy, a once glorious high school football player turned hard-luck women's shoe salesman; his obnoxious wife, Peggy; their attractive, promiscuous, and clueless daughter, Kelly; and their girl-crazy, wisecracking son, Bud. Their neighbors are the upwardly-mobile Steve Rhoades and his wife Marcy, who later gets remarried to Jefferson D'Arcy, a white-collar criminal who becomes her "trophy husband" and Al's sidekick. Most storylines involve Al's schemes being foiled by his own cartoonish dim wit and bad luck. His rivalry with and loathing for Marcy play a significant role in most episodes. Watch some classic "Peg Bundy" clips right here!—Katey Sagal as "Peg Bundy"
Mary is an American sitcom that aired on CBS during the 1985-86 television season. The series stars Mary Tyler Moore in her return to series television after an absence of over six years. Watch Katey's on-screen singing of "Positively 4th Street"!—Katey Sagal as "Jo Tucker"