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Glenne Headly (1955–2017)


For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television are chosen, for the most part, when they occur in town or on a school break. She has taken the current year to homeschool her son for his seventh ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Janet Colgate
(1988)
Don Jon
Don Jon Angela
(2013)
Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Tess Trueheart
(1990)
Mr. Holland's Opus
Mr. Holland's Opus Iris Holland
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 Making Babies
Bird
 2017 Dial a Prayer
Mary
 2017 Just Getting Started
Marguerite
 2017 Future Man (TV Series)
Diane Futturman
- A Date With Destiny (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Girth, Wind & Fire (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Prelude to an Apocalypse (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Justice Desserts (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Beyond the TruffleDome (2017) ... Diane Futturman
 2017/I The Circle
Bonnie
 2016 Strange Weather
Mary Lou Healy
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
Alison Crowe
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... Alison Crowe
- The Art of War (2016) ... Alison Crowe
- A Dark Crate (2016) ... Alison Crowe
 2015/I Merry Xmas (Short)
Sarah
 2013 The League (TV Series)
Gloria
- The Von Nowzick Wedding (2013) ... Gloria
 2013 Don Jon
Angela
 2012 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Julia Wyatt
- Ben's Parents (2012) ... Julia Wyatt
 2012 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Miss Petunia
- Pound Preemies (2012) ... Miss Petunia (voice)
 2012 Psych (TV Series)
Grace Larsen
- Autopsy Turvy (2012) ... Grace Larsen
 2009 The Joneses
Summer Symonds
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Viviana Conway
- The Happy Place (2008) ... Viviana Conway
 2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Mrs. Howard
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Elizabeth Archer
- Lay Your Hands on Me (2008) ... Elizabeth Archer
 2006 Raising Flagg
Anne Marie Purdy
 2006 The Namesake
Lydia
 2006 Comeback Season
Deborah Pearce (as Glenne Headley)
 2003-2006 Monk (TV Series)
Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Captain's Marriage (2006) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk Gets Fired (2004) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife (2004) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man (2003) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Attorney Simone Bryce
- Intoxicated (2005) ... Attorney Simone Bryce
 2005 The Amateurs
Helen Tatelbaum
 2004 Around the Bend
Katrina
 2004 Eulogy
Samantha
 2004 The Guardian (TV Series)
Anne Joplin
- Beautiful Blue Mystic (2004) ... Anne Joplin
 2002 The Burbs (TV Movie)
 2002 Women vs. Men (TV Movie)
Brita
 2002 Rugrats (TV Series)
Dr. Cathy
- The Doctor Is In/The Big Sneeze (2002) ... Dr. Cathy (voice)
 2001 On Golden Pond (TV Movie)
Chelsea Thayer Wayne
 2001 Bartleby
Vivian
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Helen McCormack
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Renee Charnquist
- New Orleans Saints (2001) ... Renee Charnquist
 2000 The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (TV Movie)
Ingrid Green
 2000 Timecode
Therapist
 1998-1999 Encore! Encore! (TV Series)
Francesca Pinoni
- A Review to Remember (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- The Doubt of the Benefit (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- To Soeur with Love (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- Crime & Punishment (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
 1999 The Darkest Day (TV Movie)
Caitlin
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Francine Pefko
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Vickie Talley
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Zootie (voice)
 1998 Winchell (TV Movie)
Dallas Wayne
 1998 The X Files
Barmaid (uncredited)
 1998 Recess (TV Series)
Miss Salimony
- The Voice (1998) ... Miss Salimony (voice)
 1997 Pronto (TV Movie)
Joyce Patton
 1996-1997 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Abby Keaton
- Night Shift (1997) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Homeless for the Holidays (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Ask Me No Questions, I'll Tell You No Lies (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Union Station (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- No Brain, No Gain (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Susan Parish
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Aunt Ruth
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Rita Robbins
 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus
Iris Holland
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Gretchen
- An Affair to Forget (1995) ... Gretchen (voice)
 1994 Getting Even with Dad
Theresa
 1993 Ordinary Magic
Charlotte
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Dr. Mary Guinan
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series)
Darlene
- Tricks (1993) ... Darlene
 1991 Grand Isle
Adele Ratignolle
 1991 Mortal Thoughts
Joyce Urbanski
 1990 Dick Tracy
Tess Trueheart
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Elmira Boot Johnson
- Return (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson (credit only)
- The Plains (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- On the Trail (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- Leaving (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
 1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Janet Colgate
 1988 Paperhouse
Kate Madden
 1988 Stars and Bars
Cora Gage
 1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure (TV Short) (voice)
 1987 Nadine
Renée Lomax
 1987 Making Mr. Right
Trish
 1986 Seize the Day
Olive
 1985 Eleni
Joan
 1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
Hooker (as Glenne Headley)
 1985 Fandango
Trelis
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Miss Debbylike
 1983 Say Goodnight, Gracie (TV Movie)
 1981 Four Friends
Lola
 1972 Bowery Dawn (Short)
Carol
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Miss Firecracker Contest", Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL. NOTE: Won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Theater Company | Theater Org.

Alternate Names:

Glenne Headley

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Once we were a part of Equity, we were able to get a salary, and then because we were employing ourselves, we just made sure we were always working. We put in hours to get subscribers. We used to do little shows at rich peoples' houses to get them to give us money. See more »

Trivia:

Starred opposite David Hyde Pierce in the play, "The Guys". David Hyde Pierce played a fire chief attempting to write the obituaries for his men lost in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and Headly played his editor. Originally performed in New York in December 2001, the West Coast version premiered in July 2002 with Helen Hunt and Tim Robbins and has had a revolving cast ever ... See more »

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