Mary Gross was born March 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth and William Oscar Gross. She is often associated with her run on Saturday Night Live (1975), from 1981-85, and other characters she plays on television and film including, Janis Zuckerman in Feds (1988), Annie Herman in Troop Beverly Hills (1989), Ms. Quick in seasons 2, 3, and 4, of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), Patricia Patterson in season 3 of Disney’s That’s So Raven (2003), and Leigh Swift in season 4 of Boston Legal (2004).