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Nora Dunn


Nora Dunn got her start working at the famous Second City comedy troupe, where she was eventually spotted by Saturday Night Live (1975) casting directors, and she joined the SNL cast (among them Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, A. Whitney Brown and Al Franken... See full bio »

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Southland Tales
Southland Tales Cyndi Pinziki
(2006)
Three Kings
Three Kings Adriana Cruz
(1999)
Bruce Almighty
Bruce Almighty Ally Loman
(2003)
Pineapple Express
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018 Tag (post-production)
Linda
 2018 Canal Street (post-production)
Marge Sudermill
 2018 Dude (completed)
  The Oath (pre-production)
Eleanor
 2017 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Judge Lily Nanjani
- Nobody Roots for Goliath (2017) ... Judge Lily Nanjani
 2016-2017 Graves (TV Series)
Laura Wolf
- In His Labyrinth (2017) ... Laura Wolf
- You Started Everything (2016) ... Laura Wolf
 2017 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Richardson
- Army of One (2017) ... Dr. Richardson
 2017 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Teresa
- And the Baby and Other Things (2017) ... Teresa
- And the Jessica Shmessica (2017) ... Teresa
 2016-2017 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Dr. Richardson
- Mirror, Mirror (2017) ... Dr. Richardson
- Free Will (2016) ... Dr. Richardson
- Guilty (2016) ... Dr. Richardson
 2015-2016 New Girl (TV Series)
Louise
- Homecoming (2016) ... Louise
- Landing Gear (2016) ... Louise
- Wedding Eve (2016) ... Louise
- The Right Thing (2015) ... Louise
 2016 *Loosely Exactly Nicole (TV Series)
Nora McNab
- Danny Boom (2016) ... Nora McNab
 2015-2016 Best Friends Whenever (TV Series)
Janet Smythe
- Fight for the Future, Part 3 (2016) ... Janet Smythe
- Fight for the Future: Part 2 (2016) ... Janet Smythe
- Fight for the Future: Part 1 (2016) ... Janet Smythe
- Cyd and Shelby Strike Back: Part 1 (2015) ... Janet Smythe
- Cyd and Shelby Strike Back: Part 2 (2015) ... Janet Smythe
 2016 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Dr. Rossmore
- The Wish (2016) ... Dr. Rossmore
 2016 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Carol
- CryTunes Divorce Tablet Ring (2016) ... Carol
 2015 A Light Beneath Their Feet
Dr. Krolly
 2015 Entourage
Dr. Deanne Emily Marcus
 2014-2015 Sirens (TV Series)
Bridget
- Charbroiled (2015) ... Bridget
- Shotgun Wedding (2014) ... Bridget
 2015 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Amanda
 2014 Mulaney (TV Series)
Patty Mulaney
 2013-2014 Bones (TV Series)
Tess Brown
- The Corpse at the Convention (2014) ... Tess Brown
- The Dude in the Dam (2013) ... Tess Brown
 2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Elizabeth / Victoria
- Playmates (2014) ... Elizabeth / Victoria
 2013 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Judge Clemons
- By the Numbers (2013) ... Judge Clemons
 2013 The Neighbors (TV Series)
Linda
- The Gingerbread Man (2013) ... Linda
 2012 The Guilt Trip
Amy
 2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (TV Series)
Joyce Berman
- Parent Trap... (2012) ... Joyce Berman
 2012 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom
Mom (Karen)
 2012 LOL
Emily's Mother
 2006-2011 Entourage (TV Series)
Dr. Marcus
- The End (2011) ... Dr. Marcus
- Whiz Kid (2011) ... Dr. Marcus
- Sniff Sniff Gang Bang (2010) ... Dr. Marcus
- Give a Little Bit (2009) ... Dr. Marcus
- Manic Monday (2007) ... Dr. Marcus
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Judge Sandra Killiam
- Last Dance (2011) ... Judge Sandra Killiam
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series)
Amber Max
- Nevada v. Dennis (2010) ... Amber Max
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Eve Asher
- In Plain Fright (2010) ... Eve Asher
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Geraldine Ginsberg
- Eyes Wide Open (2010) ... Dr. Geraldine Ginsberg
 2009 It's Complicated
Sally
 2009 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Coach Candace / Philbert
- Dodie's Big Break (2009) ... Coach Candace / Philbert (voice)
- Kiss Today Goodbye ... Coach Candace (voice)
 2009 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Donna
 2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Cheryl Hainstock
- The Dream Job (2009) ... Cheryl Hainstock
 2009 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Blanche Ramora
- Kerplunk (2009) ... Blanche Ramora
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Lauren
- Pleasure Is My Business (2009) ... Lauren
 2009 Archie's Final Project
Gretchen Williams
 2009 The Answer Man
Terry Fraser
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Susan Stone
- Jack of All Trades (2008) ... Susan Stone
 2007-2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Attorney Cynthia Rhodes
- The Bad Seed (2008) ... Attorney Cynthia Rhodes
- The Chicken and the Leg (2007) ... Attorney Cynthia Rhodes
 2008 Pineapple Express
Shannon
 2008 Aliens in America (TV Series)
Sandy Shermer
- Smutty Books (2008) ... Sandy Shermer
 2006-2007 Shark (TV Series)
Gretchen Curbow
- Eye of the Beholder (2007) ... Gretchen Curbow
- Dr. Feelbad (2006) ... Gretchen Curbow
 2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Rosalie Schaffner
- Home Sweet (2006) ... Rosalie Schaffner
 2006 Southland Tales
Cyndi Pinziki
 2006 Pucked
Leona
 2006 The Darwin Awards
Mrs. Pearlman
 2006 Three Moons Over Milford (TV Series)
Michelle Graybar
- Unaired Pilot (2006) ... Michelle Graybar
- Goodnight Moon (2006) ... Michelle Graybar
- Confessions of a Dangerous Moon (2006) ... Michelle Graybar
- Wrestlemoonia (2006) ... Michelle Graybar
- Dog Day Aftermoon (2006) ... Michelle Graybar
 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
Lynn
- Heavy Meddle (2005) ... Lynn
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Girl Group Member
 2005 Love for Rent
Helen Bauman
 2005 Amber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie)
Gloria Allred
 2005 LAX (TV Series)
 2005 See Arnold Run (TV Movie)
Arianna Huffington
 2004 Wild Card (TV Series)
Sammie
- Slam Dunk Funk (2004) ... Sammie
 2004 Laws of Attraction
Judge Abramovitz
 2004 Paper Cut
Katherine
 2004/I November
Dr. Fayn
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Kidnap Executive Rhonda
- Extreme (2003) ... Kidnap Executive Rhonda
 2003 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Naomi
- Strange Bedfellows (2003) ... Naomi
 2003 Knee High P.I. (TV Movie)
Margery
 2003 Runaway Jury
Stella Hulic
 2003/I Out of Time
Dr. Donovan
 2003 Bruce Almighty
Ally Loman
 2003 The Hebrew Hammer
Mrs. Carver
 2003 Die, Mommie, Die!
Shatzi Van Allen
 2002 Storm Watch
Rose Chase
 2002 Cherish
Bell
 2002 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Laura Sinclair
- Dark Child (2002) ... Laura Sinclair
 2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
CBS Executive
- The Massage (2001) ... CBS Executive
 2001 Max Keeble's Big Move
Lily Keeble
 2001 Zoolander
British Designer
 2001 The Chronicle (TV Series)
Dr. Gorham
- Only the Young Die Good (2001) ... Dr. Gorham
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen?
Lutetia Fairbanks
 2001 Heartbreakers
Miss Madress
 1998-2000 Histeria! (TV Series)
Lydia Karaoke / Statue of Liberty / Barbara S.
- North America (2000) ... Lydia Karaoke (voice)
- Histeria Goes to the Moon (2000) ... Lydia Karaoke (voice)
- Euro-Mania (2000) ... Lydia Karaoke (voice)
- Heroes of Truth and Justice (2000) ... Lydia Karaoke (voice)
- 20th Century Presidents (1999) ... Lydia Karaoke (voice)
 2000 Futurama (TV Series)
Morgan Proctor
- How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back (2000) ... Morgan Proctor (voice)
 2000 What Planet Are You From?
Madeline
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Mrs. Shaw
- The Mustang and the Tutor (2000) ... Mrs. Shaw
 1999 Swap Meet
 1999 Three Kings
Adriana Cruz
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Female Officer / Frieda / Possum
- Thornberry Island (1999) ... Female Officer (voice)
- Clash of the Teutons (1999) ... Frieda / Possum (voice)
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous
Colleen Douglas, State Pagent
 1996-1999 The Nanny (TV Series)
Dr. Reynolds / Mrs. Richardson
- The Finale: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Reynolds
- The Finale: Part 1 (1999) ... Dr. Reynolds
- The Yummy Mummy (1999) ... Dr. Reynolds
- Oh, Say, Can You Ski? (1998) ... Dr. Reynolds
- Making Whoopi (1998) ... Dr. Reynolds
 1999 Demo Reel: A Tragedy in 10 Minutes (Short)
Phyllis
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
JoAnne Fletcher
- Dreamland II (1998) ... JoAnne Fletcher
- Dreamland (1998) ... JoAnne Fletcher
 1998 The Thin Pink Line
Sandy Delongpre
 1998 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series)
Precious
- Brainwashed: Part 3 - Wash Harder (1998) ... Precious (voice)
 1998 Air Bud: Golden Receiver
Natalya
 1998 Bulworth
Missy Berliner, Reporter
 1998 George & Leo (TV Series)
Dean Shirley Martin
- The Bongos (1998) ... Dean Shirley Martin
 1997 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series)
Helen
- The Letter (1997) ... Helen
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
Lilith
- A Temporary Insanity (1997) ... Lilith (voice)
 1997 Cybill (TV Series)
Dr. Walker
- Regarding Henry (1997) ... Dr. Walker
 1997 Cow and Chicken (TV Series)
Bearded Girl / Lady Fan #1
- Alive!/Deep Sea Tour/Who Is Supercow? (1997) ... Bearded Girl / Lady Fan #1 (voice)
 1993-1996 Sisters (TV Series)
Norma Lear
- Nothing Personal (1996) ... Norma Lear
- The Price (1996) ... Norma Lear
- Where There's Smoke... (1996) ... Norma Lear
- Impersonators (1996) ... Norma Lear
- Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1996) ... Norma Lear
 1995/I The Last Supper
Sheriff Alice Stanley
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Margo Doyle
- Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) ... Margo Doyle
 1994 Shake, Rattle and Rock! (TV Movie)
Margo
 1994 I Love Trouble
Lindy
 1993 Born Yesterday
Cynthia Schreiber, NPR Talk Show Host
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Madeline Lobell
- The Old Man and the 'C' (1992) ... Madeline Lobell
 1992 Passion Fish
Ti-Marie
 1991 Get a Life (TV Series)
Irma
- Prisoner of Love (1991) ... Irma
 1991 Stepping Out
Pam
 1991 Walking the Dog (Short)
 1985-1990 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Pat Stevens / Babette / ...
- Alec Baldwin/The B-52's (1990) ... Various
- Corbin Bernsen/The Smithereens (1990) ... Various
- Debra Winger/Eric Clapton (1990) ... Various
- Rob Lowe/The Pogues (1990) ... Various
 1990 Miami Blues
Ellita Sanchez
 1989 How I Got Into College
Francine Bauer, SAT Coach
 1988 Working Girl
Ginny
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Book: "Nobody's Rib" See more »

Alternate Names:

Noras Dunn | The Sweeney Sisters

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Sister of Kevin Dunn. See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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