Deborah S. Craig can currently be seen on NBC’s The Blacklist Mondays 10/9c. 

She is best known on television for playing wisecracking southern waitress Shelley Ng, on the CW’s  “Hart of Dixie" and as the comic relief Melanie, on JJ Abrams / ABC’s Six Degrees.  Other guest spots in include the MTV pilot Dumb Girls and The Bold and the Beautiful spinoff web series Room8 for CBS.

Prior to landing in Los Angeles she made Broadway history originating the role of Marcy Park in the Tony award winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Based on her own childhood, Marcy Park became the first Korean American character created on Broadway and earned her critical raves as well as a Drama Desk Award.

As a writer/actor Miss Craig’s original work has been featured on the homepage of thrice and achieved immortal status (over 100k hits) for her cult web hit “Yoga For Black People” which has over a million hits worldwide. She can also be seen in the feature films "Ghost Town" with Ricky Gervais, "Just Wright" with Queen Latifah and the indie comedy “Bad Actress” which premiered in the 2011 Miami International Film Festival.

Off Broadway credits include workshops of Tony Kushner’s IHO at the Public Theater(dir. Michael Grief) the core cast of the improv extravaganza Don't Quit Your Night Job, Sung Rno's WaVe with Ma-Yi Theater Co/Dir. Will Pomerantz, Pericles with Red Bull Theater Co/Dir. Jesse Berger, Fuenteovejuna with NAATCO (dir. David Herskovitz) and The Karaoke Show directed by Diane Paulus. Regional work includes Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days at South Coast Rep (dir. Ethan McSweeney) , My Scary Girl at Barrington Stage Co. and the rock musical Falco in Vienna, Austria.

She is an alumna of Ma-Yi Theater Company's Writers Lab, a certified yoga instructor,  a classically trained pianist and an accomplished singer/songwriter most notably penning the title song for the feature film “Purity” and the youtube sensation “I’m a L-L-L-L Lesbian for you”