Kathy Kinney, Who Played Drew Carey's TV Nemesis, Looks Back On Iconic 'Mimi' Role (VIDEO)

November 3, 2014 5:08 PM

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Nearly 20 years ago, the country was introduced to one of the most outrageous, brash, clownish women on television. "Mimi Bobeck" was Drew Carey's blue-eye-shadow-wearing coworker and arch nemesis on "The Drew Carey Show," a part played by the comedic Kathy Kinney. It was Kinney's break-out role, and one that she says she is still recognized for two decades later, even without any of Mimi's signature heavy makeup.

"I'm recognized more often than I expect," Kinney tells "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" "I really enjoyed playing that character. Halloween every day, that's what it was like."

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