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Date of Birth 14 January 1945San Francisco, California, USA
Birth NameKathleen Ann Bishop

Mini Bio (1)

Kathleen Chalfant was born on January 14, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA as Kathleen Ann Bishop. She is an actress, known for The Laramie Project (2002), Kinsey (2004) and Junior (1994). She has been married to Henry Chalfant since November 26, 1966. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Henry Chalfant (26 November 1966 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Studied acting with Wynn Handman, who was a protege of Sandy Meisner.
At the time she was playing terminally ill cancer patient Vivian Bearing in "Wit," her brother was battling cancer. She shaved her head for the role.
Veteran stage actress who has won numerous acting awards, including the Outer Critics, Drama Desk, Obie and Lucille Lortel awards for her searing performance in "Wit." She won a second Obie award for "Talking Heads."
Was nominated for Broadway's 1993 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for Tony Kushner's "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches."
Appearing in filmmaker Ann-Sofi Siden's experimental film "QM, I think I call her QM", at the Massachusetts Museum of Comtemporary Art (MASS MOCA). [September 2005]
Played Tim Robbin's mother in two different films: Five Corners (1987) and Bob Roberts (1992).

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