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Glenne Headly

For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television are chosen, for the most part, when they occur in town or on a school break. She has taken the current year to homeschool her son for his seventh ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Merry Xmas (Short)
 2015 Dial a Prayer
 2013 The League (TV Series)
- The Von Nowzick Wedding (2013) ... Gloria
 2013 Don Jon
 2012 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Julia Wyatt
- Ben's Parents (2012) ... Julia Wyatt
 2012 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Miss Petunia
- Pound Preemies (2012) ... Miss Petunia (voice)
 2012 Psych (TV Series)
Grace Larsen
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Viviana Conway
- The Happy Place (2008) ... Viviana Conway
 2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Mrs. Howard
 2006 Raising Flagg
Anne Marie Purdy
 2006 The Namesake
 2006 Comeback Season
Deborah Pearce (as Glenne Headley)
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Attorney Simone Bryce
- Intoxicated (2005) ... Attorney Simone Bryce
 2004 Around the Bend
 2004 Eulogy
 2004 The Guardian (TV Series)
Anne Joplin
- Beautiful Blue Mystic (2004) ... Anne Joplin
 2002 The Burbs (TV Movie)
 2002 Women vs. Men (TV Movie)
 2002 Rugrats (TV Series)
Dr. Cathy
- The Doctor Is In/The Big Sneeze (2002) ... Dr. Cathy (voice)
 2001 Bartleby
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Helen McCormack
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Renee Charnquist
- New Orleans Saints (2001) ... Renee Charnquist
 2000 The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (TV Movie)
Ingrid Green
 2000 Timecode
 1999 The Darkest Day (TV Movie)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Francine Pefko
 1998-1999 Encore! Encore! (TV Series)
Francesca Pinoni
- A Review to Remember (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- The Doubt of the Benefit (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- To Soeur with Love (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- Crime & Punishment (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Zootie (voice)
 1998 Winchell (TV Movie)
Dallas Wayne
 1998 The X Files
Barmaid (uncredited)
 1998 Recess (TV Series)
Miss Salimony
- The Voice (1998) ... Miss Salimony (voice)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Vickie Talley
 1997 Pronto (TV Movie)
Joyce Patton
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Susan Parish
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Aunt Ruth
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- An Affair to Forget (1995) ... Gretchen (voice)
 1994 Getting Even with Dad
 1993 Ordinary Magic
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series)
- Tricks (1993) ... Darlene
 1991 Grand Isle
Adele Ratignolle
 1991 Mortal Thoughts
Joyce Urbanski
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Elmira Boot Johnson
- Return (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson (credit only)
- The Plains (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- On the Trail (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- Leaving (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
 1988 Paperhouse
Kate Madden
 1988 Stars and Bars
Cora Gage
 1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure (TV Short) (voice)
 1987 Nadine
Renée Lomax
 1987 Making Mr. Right
 1986 Seize the Day
 1985 Eleni
 1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
Hooker (as Glenne Headley)
 1985 Fandango
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Miss Debbylike
 1983 Say Goodnight, Gracie (TV Movie)
 1981 Four Friends
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Other Works:

She acted in Wallace Shawn's play, "Aunt Dan and Lemon," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Miranda Richardson, Amira Cesar, Corey Johnson, Kerry Shale, and Janine Duvitski in the cast. Ted Cairns was director. See more »

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She was awarded the 1985 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Coyote Ugly" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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