Jo Harvey Allen


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Jo Harvey Allen is an actress, playwright, poet, and pioneer of women in radio. She has appeared in numerous films including co-starring roles in David Byrne's cult classic True Stories (1986), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991, dir. John Avnet), and The Client (1994, dir. Joel Schumacher). She is most recently featured in The Homesman (Cannes 2014, dir.... See full bio »

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Known For

The Homesman Mrs. Polhemus
(2014)
The Client Claudette
(1994)
(2007)
Fried Green Tomatoes Women's Awareness Teacher
(1991)

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 2015 The Other Kind
Momma
 2014 The Homesman
Mrs. Polhemus
 2007 In the Valley of Elah
Jo Anne
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story
Wanda King
 2003 Secondhand Lions
Woman in Hospital
 2003 Screen Door Jesus
Lorraine Herbert
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Waitress at Big Texan
 2002 Mi Amigo
 2000 All the Pretty Horses
Judge's Wife
 1999 Fool's Gold
 1999 The Outfitters
Vonda
 1998 Floating Away (TV Movie)
Dahlia
 1998 Scattering Dad (TV Movie)
Reva
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
Unknown
- The Tartarus Wheel (1996) ... Unknown
 1994 The Client
Claudette
 1994 Floundering
Mom
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Women's Awareness Teacher
 1989 Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)
Effie Belle Tate
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- Elysian Fields (1989)
 1989 Checking Out
Barbara
 1988 Tapeheads
Madame Olga
 1986 True Stories
The Lying Woman
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Theater, Pioneer*, Lead, Wadsworth Theatre-UCLA, Spoleto Festival-South Carolina, Zellerback Hall - University of California Berkeley, Theater Artano, San Francisco, CA, Wenner Center for Visual Arts, Columbus, OH See more »
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Mother of Bukka Allen & Bale Allen. See more »

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