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Mary Jo Catlett


An unmistakeably happy and hearty veteran character actress and comedienne who has found success in all three mediums (stage, film and television) with her trademark flowery voice, giddy demeanor and ever-cheery disposition, the endearing Mary Jo Catlett is now broaching five decades in the entertainment business. She was born on September 2, 1938... See full bio »
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 2014 Lucky Stiff
Shoe Store Lady
 2014 Let's Be Cops
Old Lady
 2014 Instant Mom (TV Series)
Mrs. Sharp
- Babysit This (2014) ... Mrs. Sharp
 1999-2013 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Mrs. Poppy Puff / Mrs. Puff / Gale / ...
- Don't Look Now/Séance Shméance (2013) ... Gale / Psychic (voice)
- Safe Deposit Krabs/Plankton's Pet (2013) ... Female Customer / Female Fish #1 / Female Fish #3 (voice)
- Bumper to Bumper (2012) ... Mrs. Duff
- Super Evil Aquatic Villain Team Up Is Go!/Chum Fricassee (2012) ... Grandma Tentacles / Fish #49 (voice)
 2013 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Bunny
- Partners in Crime (2013) ... Bunny
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
Edith
- Goodnight Gracie (2013) ... Edith
 2013 Mr. Box Office (TV Series)
Gertrude
- Fifty Shades of Gray Hair (2013) ... Gertrude
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Ruth
- Red John's Rules (2013) ... Ruth
 2012 Did You Look for Work This Week? (Short)
Trixie
 2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Debi Brown
- With So Little to Be Sure Of (2012) ... Debi Brown
 2012 Shake It Up! (TV Series)
Elderly Woman
- Split It Up (2012) ... Elderly Woman
 2011 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Elaine
- And the Pretty Problem (2011) ... Elaine
 2010 Anderson's Cross
Mrs. Elway
 2010 Glee (TV Series)
Mrs. Carlisle
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Betty Joe Henders '09
- WASP (2009) ... Betty Joe Henders '09
 2009 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Bev
- Episode #1.11100 (2009) ... Bev
 2009 Surprise, Surprise
Winnie Blythman
 2008 How to Be a Serial Killer
Mother Wilson
 2007 American Dad! (TV Series)
Guest #1
- Surro-Gate (2007) ... Guest #1 (voice)
- American Dream Factory (2007) ... (voice)
 2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Aunt June
- Larry's Birthday (2007) ... Aunt June (voice)
 2007 Pandemic (TV Movie)
Sister Grace Woodward
 2006 SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab (Video Game)
Mrs. Puff (English version, voice)
 2006 Red Riding Hood
Shopkeeper Woman
 2004 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Witch
- Nursery Crimes/My Peeps (2004) ... Witch (voice)
 2003 Beethoven's 5th (Video)
Sweet Grandmother
 2001 Size 'Em Up (Short)
Florence
 2001 Ablaze
Nurse Winslow
 2001 All You Need
Ruth
 1999 Rugrats (TV Series)
Doreen
- Officer Chuckie/Auctioning Grandpa (1999) ... Doreen (voice)
 1999 Shadows of the Past
Etta
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Mom
- The Motorcycle (1998) ... Mom
 1998 Legend of the Mummy
Mrs. Grant
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
- The Luck of the Irish (1997) ... (voice)
 1997 Do Me a Favor
Mrs. Langley
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series)
- Long Arm of the Claw (1996) ... (voice)
 1994 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Mrs. Bluntley
- To Cheat or Not to Cheat (1994) ... Mrs. Bluntley
 1993 Bonkers (TV Series)
- Trains, Toons, and Toon Trains (1993) ... (voice)
 1992 The Powers That Be (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Dirty Politics (1992) ... Evelyn
 1992 Drexell's Class (TV Series)
Patty
- Ashes to Ashes (1992) ... Patty
 1992 Battling for Baby (TV Movie)
Mrs. Capello
 1990 Over My Dead Body (TV Series)
Sister Margolin
- Pilot (1990) ... Sister Margolin
 1989 DuckTales (TV Series)
- Bubbeo & Juliet (1989) ... (voice)
 1989 Night Court (TV Series)
Cynthia Dalbey
- This Old Man (1989) ... Cynthia Dalbey
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Betsy 'Beebe' Baxter
- Fat Cats (1988) ... Betsy 'Beebe' Baxter
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Mrs. Metcalf
- The Corpse Flew First Class (1987) ... Mrs. Metcalf
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Kindergarten Teacher
- The Mouse and the Motorcycle (1986) ... Kindergarten Teacher
 1986 ALF (TV Series)
Mary Jo
- Keepin' the Faith (1986) ... Mary Jo
 1982-1986 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Pearl Gallagher
- The Photo Club (1986) ... Pearl Gallagher
- Bulimia (1986) ... Pearl Gallagher
- Arnold's Initiation (1986) ... Pearl Gallagher
- Love on the Run (1985) ... Pearl Gallagher
- Sam's Missing (1985) ... Pearl Gallagher
 1984 Gone Are the Dayes (TV Movie)
Marge
 1982 O'Hara's Wife
Gloria
 1982 The Beach Girls
Mrs. Brinker
 1981 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Betty
- Do or Diet (1981) ... Betty
 1981 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1981 Foul Play (TV Series)
Stella Finkle / Stella
- Exit the Dragon (1981) ... Stella Finkle
- Hit and Run (1981) ... Stella Finkle
- Play It Again Tuck (1981) ... Stella Finkle
- Double Play (1981) ... Stella Finkle
- Sins of the Father (1981) ... Stella Finkle
 1980 Blood Beach
Harriett Crabbe
 1980 Semi-Tough (TV Series)
Big Barb
- The First Hurrah (1980) ... Big Barb
 1980 Where the Ladies Go (TV Movie)
Frances
 1979 The Champ
Josie
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Alice
- Swamp Molly (1979) ... Alice
 1979 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Myrna Fishbein
- Barbarino's Baby (1979) ... Myrna Fishbein
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Hooligan Hanreddy / Carlotta Smith
- The War Games/Queen of the Boston Bruisers (1978) ... Hooligan Hanreddy
- Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (1978) ... Carlotta Smith
 1976-1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Nurse Walsh / Becky
- Our Finest Hour (1978) ... Nurse Walsh (uncredited)
- The Nurses (1976) ... Nurse Walsh
- The More I See You (1976) ... Becky
 1977 Flush
Bertha
 1977 Semi-Tough
Earlene Emery
 1977 Handle with Care (TV Movie)
Maj. Charlotte Hinkley
 1976-1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Fifi / Terrible Tessie
- Starsky and Hutch Are Guilty (1977) ... Fifi
- Omaha Tiger (1976) ... Terrible Tessie
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Dora Warner
- The Secret of the Whispering Walls (1977) ... Dora Warner
 1977 Maude (TV Series)
Nurse
- Arthur's Crisis (1977) ... Nurse
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Car Rental Clerk
- Sara Who? (1976) ... Car Rental Clerk
 1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce (TV Movie)
Soprano
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Verna
- A Long Way from Times Square (1975) ... Verna
 1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
Elvira Roswell
- The Song (1975) ... Elvira Roswell
 1975 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Englehart
- My Business Is Shrinking (1975) ... Mrs. Englehart
 1971 Bananas
Woman in Hotel Lobby Cheering Honeymoon (uncredited)
 1969 The Littlest Angel (TV Movie)
The Scribe I
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mary Finnegan (1989-1990)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial for Black Flag Roach Motel - Actress See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's really hard for us character ladies to get work. We're at the bottom of the totem pole.

Trivia:

Having done scores of commercials, one of her best known is for "Black Flag" where she delivered the popular catchphrase "The roaches check in, but they don't check out!".

Trademark:

Ever-cheery disposition See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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