Mindy Sterling, portrays the character Mitzi Kinsky on Desperate Housewives.
Sterling joined the renowned L.A.-based comedy troupe The Groundlings. Following the success of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Sterling appeared in Drop Dead Gorgeous (also 1999). In 2000, she played one of the townspeople in the live-action adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She has appeared a various episodes of iCarly as Carly, Sam and Freddie's mean English teacher Miss Francine Briggs. She plays Christian Slater's secretary in the show "My Own Worst Enemy." She also played Judge Foodie on the Disney show That's So Raven and played a volleyball coach on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
Sterling is married to Brian Gadson; together they have one child.
Sterling was diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram in 1998. After a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, radiation treatment, and tamoxifen, she has remained cancer-free.