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Janet Sarno

Janet Sarno was born on November 18, 1933 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. She is an actress, known for Requiem for a Dream (2000), All My Children (1970) and The Edge of Night (1956). She was previously married to Michael Joesph Dontzin. See full bio »

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Known For

Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream Mrs. Pearlman
All My Children
All My Children Pine Valley High School teacher (1981)
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Mrs. Arnold (1981)
The Hard Way
The Hard Way Continental Representative


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 2018 To Dust (post-production)
 2013 All Is Bright
Bartender #2
 2009/I The Couch (Short)
 2009 Split Ends
Connie Provenzano
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Aunt Renee
- Breakup (2006) ... Aunt Renee
 2005 Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (Video)
Artie Sr.'s Wife
 2005 Rock the Paint
 1992-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Monica Ferrante / Marie Costas / Dr. Goldman
- C.O.D. (2004) ... Judge Monica Ferrante
- Smoke (2003) ... Judge Monica Ferrante
- Tabula Rasa (1999) ... Marie Costas
- Forgiveness (1992) ... Dr. Goldman
 2001 Passing Stones
Leon's Mother
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
 1995 The Wright Verdicts (TV Series)
Judge Rabino
- Ex-Corpus Delicti (1995) ... Judge Rabino
 1993 Italian Movie
 1991 The Hard Way
Continental Representative
 1990 The Baby-Sitters Club (TV Series)
Mrs. Slade
- Dawn and the Haunted House (1990) ... Mrs. Slade
 1986 Power
 1980 Gorp
Mrs. Kramer
 1980 Hardhat and Legs (TV Movie)
 1973 Family Honor
Dinner Friend
 1972 Across 110th Street
Theresa D'Salvio
 1971 The Hospital
Nurse Rivers (uncredited)
 1970 The People Next Door
Night Nurse (as Jan Sarno)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Pine Valley High School teacher (1981)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Mrs. Arnold (1981)
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(February 28 to April 1, 1990) She played Madame Bidet and Madame Joie in Jane Anderson's play, "The Pink Studio," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Beth Dixon (Claudine); Peter Michael Goetz (Henri); Joey Argabite (Pierre); Gail Benedict (Cherrise, Nichole); ... See more »

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Jan Sarno

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Mother of daughter, Lisa Dontzin and son, Matthew S. Dontzin of New York City and his wife, Ginger. Grandmother of Maegan Mishico and Cole Dontzin. See more »

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