Who plays Holly Mackin Lynne on Murphy Brown? Brooke Shields guest stars as ex-beauty pageant contestant

Brooke Shields as Holly Mackin Lynne on Murphy Brown
Brooke Shields as Holly Mackin Lynne on Murphy Brown. Pic credit: CBS

Holly Mackin Lynne is a new character that will appear on a new episode of Murphy Brown. Actress Brooke Shields guest-stars in the role as an ex-beauty pageant contestant who has been in a coma.

Holly used to be friends with Corky, played by Faith Ford, helping the team land an interview with the former beauty pageant contestant. There is a mystery about what led to the coma, but there is going to be a lot of humor as the news team gets to investigate it all first-hand.

From the television previews for Season 1 Episode 8, they are going to play on a lot of jokes about what took place while Holly Mackin Lynne was in that coma. It includes Magnum coming back to television and Donald Trump suddenly becoming the President of the United States.

Who is Brooke Shields on Murphy Brown?

Actress Brooke Shields, who plays Holly Mackin Lynne on Murphy Brown, has been around the business for a long time. She really got her start as a model, but continues to add to the list of television and film projects she has worked on over the years.

In regard to films, Brooke Shields has appeared in The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Blue Lagoon, and Running Wild. Shields starred on the show Suddenly Susan, but also had guest-starring roles on Friends, Just Shoot Me!, and That 70’s Show.

Now, Shields will take a turn on Murphy Brown, playing a character in Holly Mackin Lynne in a role that should be quite amusing for viewers.

Murphy Brown airs Thursday nights at 9:30/8:30c on CBS.

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