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Teri Garr


Teri Garr can claim a career in show business by birthright. She was the daughter of Eddie Garr, a Broadway stage and film actor, and Phyllis Garr, a dancer. While she still an infant her family moved from Hollywood to New Jersey but, after the death of her father when she was 11, the family returned to Hollywood, where her mother became a wardrobe... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2007 God Out the Window (Short)
Channing
 2007 Kabluey
Suze
 2007 Expired
Mother Barney / Aunt Tilde
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors
Valerie's Sister (uncredited)
 2006 Crumbs (TV Series)
Lorraine Bergman
- He Ain't Hetero, He's My Brother ... Lorraine Bergman
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Minerva Grahame-Bishop
- Starved (2005) ... Minerva Grahame-Bishop
 2005 A Taste of Jupiter
Ginnie
 2005 Aloha, Scooby-Doo! (Video)
Mayor Molly Quinn (voice)
 2003 Greetings from Tucson (TV Series)
Helen
- Coffee (2003) ... Helen
 2003 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Mrs. Abigail Portinbody
- Buy This Book (2003) ... Mrs. Abigail Portinbody
 2003 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series)
Sandy Gordon
- Toy Scary Boo (2003) ... Sandy Gordon (voice)
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Mimi Stark
- Control Group (2001) ... Mimi Stark
 2001 Ghost World
Maxine (uncredited)
 2001 The Sky Is Falling
Mona Hall
 2001 Felicity (TV Series)
Dr. Zwick
- It's Raining Men (2001) ... Dr. Zwick
 2001 A Colder Kind of Death (TV Movie)
Tess Malone
 1999-2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Mary McGinnis
- Where's Terry? (2000) ... Mary McGinnis (voice)
- The Eggbaby (2000) ... Mary McGinnis (voice, uncredited)
- Sneak Peek (2000) ... Mary McGinnis (voice)
- Eyewitness (2000) ... Mary McGinnis (voice)
- Revenant (1999) ... Mary McGinnis (voice)
 2000 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Laney
- Bill of Sales (2000) ... Laney (voice)
 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
 1999 ER (TV Series)
Celinda Randlett
- Getting to Know You (1999) ... Celinda Randlett
 1999 Half a Dozen Babies (TV Movie)
Lee Dilley
 1999 Kill the Man
Mrs. Livingston
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mary McGinnis (voice)
 1998 Black Dahlia (Video Game)
Madame Cassandra
 1998 Casper Meets Wendy (Video)
Fanny
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series)
 1997 The Definite Maybe
Dionne Waters
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Witch Yenta
- Dante's Inferno (1997) ... Witch Yenta
 1997 A Simple Wish
Rena
 1997 Changing Habits
Connie
 1997 NightScream (TV Movie)
Julie Ordwell
 1997 Ronnie & Julie (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Monroe
 1997 Murder Live! (TV Movie)
JoAnn McGrath
 1996 Men Behaving Badly (TV Series)
Carol
- Christmas (1996) ... Carol
 1996 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Cindy Dubroski
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Nancy
- She's the Boss (1995) ... Nancy (voice)
 1995 Perfect Alibi
Laney Tolbert
 1994 Aliens for Breakfast (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bickerstaff
 1994 Save the Rabbits (Short)
Lisa
 1994 Prêt-à-Porter
Louise Hamilton
 1994 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Vanessa La Pert
- It's the Thing of the Principal (1994) ... Vanessa La Pert (voice)
 1994 Good Advice (TV Series)
Paige Turner
- Lights, Camera, Friction! (1994) ... Paige Turner
- Desperately Using Susan (1994) ... Paige Turner
- I Am Woman, Hear Me Snore (1994) ... Paige Turner
- A Chance of Showers (1994) ... Paige Turner
- Bill's as Is (1994) ... Paige Turner
 1994 Shining Time Station: One of the Family (TV Movie)
Sister Conductor
 1993 Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert (TV Movie)
Brita Burrows
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Teri Garr
- The Breakdown: Part 2 (1993) ... Teri Garr
 1993 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series)
Edna Doe
- The Whole Shebang (1993) ... Edna Doe
 1993 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
Selena
- The Sage (1993) ... Selena (voice)
- The Ring of Truth (1993) ... Selena (voice)
 1992 Mom and Dad Save the World
Marge Nelson
 1992 Deliver Them from Evil: The Taking of Alta View (TV Movie)
Susan Woolley
 1991 Good & Evil (TV Series)
Denise Sandler
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Denise Sandler
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Denise Sandler
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Denise Sandler
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Denise Sandler
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Denise Sandler
 1991 Stranger in the Family (TV Movie)
Randi Thompson
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Irene Paloma
- The Trap (1991) ... Irene Paloma
 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie)
Jill (of Jack and Jill)
 1990 Short Time
Carolyn Simpson
 1989 Let It Ride
Pam
 1989 Out Cold
Sunny
 1988 Full Moon in Blue Water
Louise Taylor
 1988 Teri Garr in Flapjack Floozie (TV Movie)
Helen Eagles
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Robin Stone
- Drive, She Said (1987) ... Robin Stone
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1987 Pack of Lies (TV Movie)
Helen Schaefer
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini-Series)
Talon Kensington
- The Raisin Basket of the World (1986) ... Talon Kensington
- Episode #1.2 ... Talon Kensington
 1986 Miracles
Jean
 1986 Intimate Strangers (TV Movie)
Sally Bierston
 1984 Firstborn
Wendy
 1984 To Catch a King (TV Movie)
Hannah Winter
 1984 The New Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Various
 1983 The Winter of Our Discontent (TV Movie)
Mary Hawley
 1983 Mr. Mom
Caroline
 1983 The Black Stallion Returns
Alec's Mother
 1983 The Sting II
Veronica
 1982 Tootsie
Sandy
 1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Princess
- The Tale of the Frog Prince (1982) ... Princess
 1982 The Escape Artist
Arlene
 1982 One from the Heart
Frannie
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
Amy McCleary
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
Ericka
 1980 Witches' Brew
Margaret Lightman
 1980 Doctor Franken (TV Movie)
Kelli Fisher
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Diner Waitress
- Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge (1979) ... Diner Waitress (uncredited)
 1979 Java Junkie (Short)
Waitress
 1973-1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Lt. Suzanne Marquette
- Our Finest Hour (1978) ... Lt. Suzanne Marquette (uncredited)
 1977 The Absent-Minded Waiter (Short)
Susan Cates
 1977 Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (TV Movie)
Princess (segment "The Frog Prince")
 1977 Oh, God!
Bobbie Landers
 1977 Hunter (TV Series)
Peg Foley
- The Backup (1977) ... Peg Foley
 1976 Law and Order (TV Movie)
Rita Wasinski
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series)
Olivia (1976-1977)
 1975 Maude (TV Series)
Mrs. Carlson
- Viv's Dog (1975) ... Mrs. Carlson
 1975 Cher (TV Series)
Olivia / Mrs. Oscar Smedley
- Episode #2.1 (1975) ... Olivia / Mrs. Oscar Smedley
 1970-1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Phyllis Norton / Nora Mullins / Bit Role
- Return to the Alamo (1975) ... Police Sgt. Phyllis Norton
- The Concrete Jungle Caper (1974) ... Police Sgt. Phyllis Norton
- This Must Be the Alamo (1974) ... Police Sgt. Phyllis Norton
- The Solid Gold Swingers (1973) ... Police Sgt. Phyllis Norton
- The Million Dollar Round Up (1973) ... Nora Mullins (as Terry Garr)
 1974 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series)
Sharon
- Fiddler in the House (1974) ... Sharon
 1974 The Conversation
Amy
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Maria Thompson
- Image in a Cracked Mirror (1974) ... Maria Thompson
 1973-1974 The Girl with Something Extra (TV Series)
Amber
- The Not-So-Good Samaritan (1974) ... Amber
- A Zircon in the Rough (1974) ... Amber
- Mind-ing Mama (1973) ... Amber
- One of Our Hens Is Missing (1973) ... Amber
 1973-1974 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Ms. Brennan / Miss Brennan
- Confessions of an Orthodontist (1974) ... Ms. Brennan
- Emily in for Carol (1973) ... Miss Brennan
 1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Insurance Agent
- The Flying Felix (1974) ... Insurance Agent
 1973 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
- Turning Pro (1973)
 1973 The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Regular
 1972 The Ken Berry 'Wow' Show (TV Series)
Regular (1972)
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Mabel
- A Date with Death (1972) ... Mabel
 1971-1972 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Various Characters / Countess Legustav / Gloria Bunker
- Episode #2.13 (1972) ... Countess Legustav
- Episode #2.12 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.11 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.10 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.9 (1972) ... Various Characters
 1971 Summertree
Bennie's Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1970 The Moonshine War
Young Wife (as Terry Garr)
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Maggie Philbin
- The Beautiful People (1969) ... Maggie Philbin (as Terry Garr)
- Guess Who's Coming to Rio (1969) ... Maggie Philbin (as Terry Garr)
 1969 Room 222 (TV Series)
Marianne
- Naked Came We Into the World (1969) ... Marianne (as Terry Garr)
 1969 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
- Two on the Aisle (1969) ... (as Terry Carr)
 1969 Changes
Waitress
 1968 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Cashier
- Miss Farmerette (1968) ... Cashier
 1968 Head
Testy True (as Terry Garr)
 1967-1968 That Girl (TV Series)
Actress #1 At Audition / Estelle
- The Drunkard (1968) ... Actress #1 At Audition (uncredited)
- This Little Piggy Had a Ball (1967) ... Estelle (as Terry Garr)
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Roberta Lincoln
- Assignment: Earth (1968) ... Roberta Lincoln (as Terri Garr)
 1968 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Girl in Red Convertible
- The Wedding (1968) ... Girl in Red Convertible (as Terri Garr)
 1968 Maryjane
Teri (as Terri Garr)
 1967 Clambake
Dancer (uncredited)
 1967 The Mystery of the Chinese Junk
Susie (as Terry Garr)
 1967 The Cool Ones
One of Hallie's Friends (uncredited)
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Girl
- Instant Freeze (1966) ... Girl (uncredited)
 1966 Where's the Bus? (Short)
Girl
 1965 Red Line 7000
Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
 1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
Harem Girl (uncredited)
 1964 Pajama Party
Pajama Girl (as Teri Hope)
 1964 Roustabout
College Girl (uncredited)
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Dancer in Shipboard Number (uncredited)
 1964 Viva Las Vegas
Showgirl (uncredited)
 1964 Kissin' Cousins
Hillbilly Dancer (uncredited)
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Lisa
- How Does Your Garden Grow? (1964) ... Lisa
 1963 Fun in Acapulco
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (81 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Band-Aid (1975) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Terry Carr | Terri Garr | Terry Garr | Teri Hope

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The business is in a funny position these days. They gear everything to those target audiences that make money. Things look more and more like TV and the quality becomes different. People aren't so interested in seeing movies about women's problems. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of actor Eddie Garr and wardrobe mistress Phyllis Garr. See more »

Trademark:

Bubbly blonde persona with various undercurrents of extreme quirkiness, neuroses or even menace

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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