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Deanna Dunagan

Deanna Dunagan is a Tony Award-winning actress who has had a prolific career acting on the Chicago stage. Originally from Monahans, Texas, Dunagan made her Broadway debut in the 1979 production of George Bernard Shaw's "Man and Superman" at Circle in the Square. In 1981, she performed in the first national tour of "Children of a Lesser God", ... See full bio »
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Have a Little Faith
Running Scared
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 2016 The Exorcist (TV Series)
Mother Bernadette
- Chapter Four: The Moveable Feast (2016) ... Mother Bernadette
 2016 The Strain (TV Series)
- First Born (2016) ... Ancharia
 2015/I The Visit
 2014 House of Cards (TV Series)
Susan Marbury
- Chapter 18 (2014) ... Susan Marbury
 2013 The Cherokee Word for Water
Irene Mankiller
 2012 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Vivian Carlsmith
- Apron Strings (2012) ... Dr. Vivian Carlsmith
 2012 Just Like a Woman
George's Mother
 2012 Mariachi Gringo
 2011 Have a Little Faith (TV Movie)
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
- Golden Bird (2011) ... Alice
- Road Block (2011) ... Alice
- Friended (2011) ... Alice
- Heroes (2011) ... Alice
- Pilot (2011) ... Alice
 2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Helen Lakeland
- Beaten/Cover Letter (2011) ... Helen Lakeland
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- Back in Her Place (2010) ... Lee
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Iris Keening '09
- WASP (2009) ... Iris Keening '09
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
- Let's Get Hairy (2009) ... Myrtle
 2009 The Big D (TV Movie)
Donna Dupree
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Estelle Adams
- Zero (2008) ... Estelle Adams
 2007 Dimension
 2005 Prison Break (TV Series)
Judy Pope
- English, Fitz or Percy (2005) ... Judy Pope
- Cute Poison (2005) ... Judy Pope
 2002 Janey Van Winkle (Short)
Mom Van Winkle
 2000 What About Joan (TV Series)
- Quid Pro Quo ... Sandy
 1998 A Will of Their Own (TV Mini-Series)
History Teacher
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... History Teacher
 1995 Losing Isaiah
Dr. Goldstein
 1993 Missing Persons (TV Series)
 1990 Men Don't Leave
 1987 Amerika (TV Mini-Series)
Betty Milford
- Part VII (1987) ... Betty Milford
- Part II (1987) ... Betty Milford
 1986 Running Scared
Sister Rebecca
 1986 Charley Hannah (TV Movie)
 1985 Two Fathers' Justice (TV Movie)
 1984 The Naked Face
Mrs. Hadley
 1984 Hard Knox (TV Movie)
 1982-1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Harper / Miss Keyes / Mrs. Ziegler / ...
- Under the Biltmore Clock (1984) ... Mrs. Harper
- A Matter of Principle (1984) ... Miss Keyes
- The Roommate (1984) ... Mrs. Ziegler
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She played Gertrude in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Mike Wise (Bernardo); John Copeland (Horatio); Byrne Piven (Ghost/Player King); Peter Burnell (Claudius); Tom Benich (Ostric); Del Close (Polonius); Kevin Gudahl (Laertes, Player Queen); Aidan Quinn (Hamlet); Neil... See more »

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Nominated for a Tony for her role in Tracy Letts's play "August: Osage County", which premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, where Dunagan is a regular. See more »

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