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Joy Franz

Joy Franz was born on June 13, 1941 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress, known for American Playhouse (1980), Law & Order (1990) and Horrible People (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

American Playhouse Cinderella's Stepmother
Law & Order Customer
Search for Tomorrow Betty Heywood


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Hide Hide Show Show Actress (9 credits)
 2015 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Mrs. Rumpole
- Lama Trauma (2015) ... Mrs. Rumpole
 2015 Allegiance (TV Series)
Maureen Tilden
- Surreptitious Entry (2015) ... Maureen Tilden
 2014 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series)
- Hungry Like the Wolf (2014) ... Elsie
 2009 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Rochelle's Mom
- Rochelle: Part 2 (2009) ... Rochelle's Mom
 2008 Horrible People (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Mother
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Mother
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Mother
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Mother
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Mother
 2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Possession (2001) ... Customer
 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Cinderella's Stepmother
- Into the Woods (1991) ... Cinderella's Stepmother
 1987 Into the Woods (Video)
Cinderella's Stepmother
 1977 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Betty Heywood
- Jo's Place (1977) ... Betty Heywood
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 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Into the Woods (1991) ... (performer: "Prologue: Into the Woods", "First Midnight", "Act II Prologue: So Happy", "Children Will Listen / Finale")
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 2020 Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert (TV Special)
Self - Performer

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Other Works:

(April 7 to May 31, 1998) She played Gladys Fritts in the musical," Radio Gals," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Evelyn Page (Hazel C. Hunt); Mike Craver (Miss Azilee Swindle); Guy W. Strobel (Miss Mabel Swindle); Mary Ehlinger (Rennabelle); Jessica Wright (America) and Bill Kocis (... See more »

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On Broadway, playing Cinderella's Stepmother in the revival of 'Into the Woods', fifteen years after she originated the role

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