You would never think an icon like Debra Messing would have trouble finding a great role, but the "Will & Grace" star, 45, said there are still "inequities" in Hollywood when it comes to men and women.
"It's well-known that it's not equally represented for women. It's just a struggle we are going to try and continue and rectify," she told ABC News. "Whether or not it's above the title, executive producing or directing, or even writer categories."
She added that even "the best roles" and "stories written" are usually skewed towards men. But Messing is not complaining and having great opportunities in "Will & Grace," "Smash" and now her new show "The Mysteries of Laura," is something she is very thankful for.
"Having said that there's so much talent out there and I'm always looking for the thing that's going to move me," she added. "There have been obvious disappointments along the road, whether it has been a coveted role, where I'm one of a thousand women who want that role and it's notRead More »from Despite Success, Debra Messing Says Hollywood Still Sexist