Kristen Johnston is an American Emmy Award-winning stage, film, and television actress. She may be most famous for her Emmy Award winning role as Sally Solomon in the television series 3rd Rock from the Sun. 3rd Rock from the Sun is an Emmy Award -winning American sitcom that aired from 1996 until 2001 on NBC. She also starred as Wilma Flintstone in the sequel to the live-action movie adaptation of The Flintstones animated series.
Johnston was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of a real estate agent and a Republican state senator from Wisconsin. Johnston was raised mostly in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Whitefish Bay is a Village in Milwaukee County in the US state of Wisconsin.
Johnston is also known for her tall 6 ft (1. 83 m) frame and relatively deep voice for an actress.
She graduated from Whitefish Bay High School, although she spent some of her teen years as an exchange student in Sweden and in South America.
She earned a B.F.A. degree in drama at New York University.
In 2005, Johnston featured in six episodes of NBC's ER.