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Denise Dowse


Denise Dowse was born on February 21, 1958 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Requiem for a Dream (2000), Pleasantville (1998) and Coach Carter (2005). See full bio »

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 2015 Secrets & Lies (TV Series) (pre-production)
Elaine Williams
- Pilot (2015) ... Elaine Williams
 2015 A Cloud So High (post-production)
Detective Trina McWilliams
 2014 Hungry (TV Series)
Ann
- Interviews (2014) ... Ann
 2013 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Judge
- Dance with the Devil (2013) ... Judge
 2013 Monday Mornings (TV Series)
Mrs. Fisher
- Family Ties (2013) ... Mrs. Fisher
 2013/II The Call
Flora
 2012 The Longer Day of Happiness
Lydia Jones
 2011-2012 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Yvonne Burns
- The Company (2012) ... Yvonne Burns
- Big Sea (2011) ... Yvonne Burns
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
Ms. Ellis
- Let's Talk About Boundaries (2011) ... Ms. Ellis
 2011 Bones (TV Series)
Dr. Sherry Bannon
- The Change in the Game (2011) ... Dr. Sherry Bannon
 2011 Fly Away
Susan (as Denise Y. Dowse)
 2010 Class (TV Movie)
Patty Allen
 2010 House M.D. (TV Series)
Glenda
- Moving the Chains (2010) ... Glenda
 2010 Anger Has a Secret
Sarah
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Samantha Austin
- Mr. Monk and the Dog (2009) ... Samantha Austin
 2009 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Mrs. Williams
- Take Me Somewhere, Earl (2009) ... Mrs. Williams
 2008 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Detective Carla Mulvey
- Ladies in Red (2008) ... Detective Carla Mulvey
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Judge Jane Briar
- For Whom the Skel Rolls (2007) ... Judge Jane Briar
- Backfire (2007) ... Judge Jane Briar
- Wayne's World (2007) ... Judge Jane Briar
 2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Nora Glover
- Good Faith (2007) ... Judge Nora Glover
 2007 Reign Over Me
Psychiatric Hospital Therapist
 2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Judge
- To Whom It May Concern (2007) ... Judge
 2004-2006 All of Us (TV Series)
Counselor / Dr. Shapiro
- The Hair Down There (2006) ... Dr. Shapiro
- Focus (2005) ... Counselor
- Let's Stay Together (2004) ... Counselor
 2006 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Doctor
- Exercise in Fertility: Part 2 (2006) ... Doctor
 2005 Threshold (TV Series)
Dr. Margaret Johnson
- Progeny (2005) ... Dr. Margaret Johnson
 2005 Inconceivable (TV Series)
Alice Godchaux
- Balls in Your Court ... Alice Godchaux
 2005 Guess Who
Lisa
 2005 Coach Carter
Principal Garrison
 2004 Everwood (TV Series)
Laura Hoover
- The Birds and the Batteries (2004) ... Laura Hoover
 2004/I Ray
Marlene
 2004 Eulogy
Judge
 2004 The Seat Filler
Derrick's Mom
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Cecily Sutherland
- Joel Gideon (2004) ... Cecily Sutherland
 2000-2004 Rocket Power (TV Series)
Officer Shirley
- Missile Crisis/Falsely Alarmed (2004) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- A Rocket X-mas (2003) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- Reggie's Big (Beach) Break (2003) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- Cinco de Twisto/Saving Lt. Ryan (2003) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- Major Scrummage/Snow Bounders (2002) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
 2001-2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Lucyruth / Emily Griffin
- Inherit the Lynn (2003) ... Lucyruth
- The Burning Vagina Monologues (2001) ... Emily Griffin
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series)
Juanita Hendrucks
- Redemption (2003) ... Juanita Hendrucks
- The Brass Ring (2003) ... Juanita Hendrucks
- Well Endowed (2003) ... Juanita Hendrucks
 2003 Rats
Matilda
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Mrs. Ray
- Little Big Man (2002) ... Mrs. Ray
 2002 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Ms. Shepherd
- Lost in the System (2002) ... Ms. Shepherd
 2002 Philly (TV Series)
Sondra Herman
- Mojo Rising (2002) ... Sondra Herman
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Doctor #2
- Drew and the Baby (2001) ... Doctor #2
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Caroline
- The Thin Line (2001) ... Caroline
 2001 Becker (TV Series)
Janet Katz
- The Trouble with Harry (2001) ... Janet Katz
 1990-2000 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Mrs. Yvonne Teasley / Professor Harriet Strathmore
- Ode to Joy (2000) ... Mrs. Yvonne Teasley (as Denise Y. Dowse)
- I'm Back Because (1998) ... Mrs. Yvonne Teasley (as Denise Y. Dowse)
- The Dreams of Dylan McKay (1994) ... Mrs. Yvonne Teasley (as Denise Y. Dowse)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Tyrone's Mother
 2000 Grown Ups (TV Series)
- New Job (2000)
 2000 Moesha (TV Series)
Hattie
- Secrets & Lies (2000) ... Hattie
 1999 K-911 (Video)
Dr. Perkins, DVM (as Denise Dowse)
 1999 Rugrats (TV Series)
Sheila Swann
- Share and Share a Spike/Tommy for Mayor (1999) ... Sheila Swann (voice)
 1998 A Civil Action
Judge Constance Mullen
 1998 Party of Five (TV Series)
Nora
- Gifts (1998) ... Nora
 1998 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Alease
- The Domino Effect (1998) ... Alease
 1998 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Councilwoman Rene Broussard
- No Comment (1998) ... Councilwoman Rene Broussard
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Lysell
- Day for Knight (1998) ... Mrs. Lysell
 1998 Step by Step (TV Series)
Judge Martin
- And Justice for Some (1998) ... Judge Martin
 1998 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Adoption Agent
- Look Who's Talking (1998) ... Adoption Agent
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Doris Harper
- On Golden Pons (1997) ... Doris Harper
 1997 Starship Troopers
Sky Marshall Meru
 1997 Built to Last (TV Series)
Sylvia Watkins
- A Family Affair (1997) ... Sylvia Watkins
- The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From... (1997) ... Sylvia Watkins
- Pilot (1997) ... Sylvia Watkins
- The Car, the Loan and the Date ... Sylvia Watkins
- More Tricks Than Treats ... Sylvia Watkins
 1997 Ink (TV Series)
Mrs. Punter
- Logan's Run (1997) ... Mrs. Punter
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Arthell
- Race Relations (1997) ... Arthell
 1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie)
Det. Pruitt
 1996 Men Behaving Badly (TV Series)
Mrs. Carlson
- Drunken Proposal (1996) ... Mrs. Carlson
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Judge Caldwell
- Flesh and Blood (1996) ... Judge Caldwell
 1996 Bio-Dome
Olivia Biggs
 1995 Kissing Miranda (TV Movie)
Cristianne
 1995 Theodore Rex (Video) (voice)
 1995 Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (TV Movie)
Dispatcher
 1995 See Jane Run (TV Movie)
 1992-1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Mother / Receptionist
- The Couch (1994) ... Mother
- The Wallet (1992) ... Receptionist
 1994 Helicopter (Short)
Malik's Mother
 1994 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Woman #2
- Brown vs. the Board of Education (1994) ... Woman #2
 1994 The Enemy Within (TV Movie)
Dr. Jarvis
 1993 Thea (TV Series)
 1993 California Dreams (TV Series)
Ms. McBride / McBride
- Schoolhouse Rock (1993) ... Ms. McBride
- Surfboards and Cycles (1993) ... McBride
 1993 Full House (TV Series)
Mrs. Jacobs
- Be True to Your Pre-School (1993) ... Mrs. Jacobs
 1992/I Out for Blood
Neighborhood Woman
 1991-1992 Roc (TV Series)
Dr. Worthy / Dr. Russell
- The Artificial Insemination Story (1992) ... Dr. Russell
- Rock-A-Bye Baby: Part 2 (1991) ... Dr. Worthy (as Denise Y. Dowse)
- Rock-A-Bye Baby: Part 1 (1991) ... Dr. Worthy (as Denise Y. Dowse)
 1992 Sneakers
Bank Teller
 1992 Bodies of Evidence (TV Series)
Kim's Mother
- Afternoon Delights (1992) ... Kim's Mother
 1991 Merchant of Evil
Nurse #1
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Maggie Day
- Come Along with Me (1991) ... Maggie Day
 1990 Coldfire
Channing
 1989 ALF (TV Series)
FBI #4
- Wanted: Dead or Alive (1989) ... FBI #4 (as Denise Y. Dowse)
 1989 Almost There! (TV Series)
Angela Quartermane
- Miss Shelley B. (1989) ... Angela Quartermane
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Starring role as "Daisey Devore" in Port City Players (Bremerhaven, West Germany), production of Elmer Rice's "The Adding Machine, a Play in Seven Acts".

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