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Lu Elrod

Lu Elrod is a versatile character actress who has appeared in more than a dozen feature films over the past three decades. Her memorable film appearances include: The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), High School High (1996), Wag the Dog (1997), The Big Lebowski (1998), Primary Colors (1998), Freaky Friday (2003), and Kicking & Screaming (2005). ... See full bio »

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The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Coffee Shop Waitress
Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday Detention Monitor
Wag the Dog
Wag the Dog Southern Woman
Kicking & Screaming


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 2005 Kicking & Screaming
 2003 Freaky Friday
Detention Monitor
 2001 Lloyd
Mrs. Crub
 2000 Beautiful
Neighbor Woman
 1998 Primary Colors
Chubby Woman
 1998 The Big Lebowski
Coffee Shop Waitress
 1997 Wag the Dog
Southern Woman
 1996 High School High
Miss Bernie Wells
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Aunt Rosa
- Fathers and Guns (1986) ... Aunt Rosa
 1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
Congresswoman at Party
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 2009 The Achievers: The Story of the Lebowski Fans (Documentary)
Waitress / Herself (as Dr. Lu Elrod)

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Lu Elrod


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Is a Music Professor at Cal State University, Los Angeles

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