Joanna Gleason (I)


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Joanna Gleason was born in Toronto, Canada, moving to the U.S. in 1956. She retains dual citizenship. Her Broadway debut was in Cy Coleman's musical. "I Love My Wife", in 1977, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She returned to Broadway and off Broadway with "Joe Egg" in 1984, for which earned a Tony nomination. Stephen Sondheim's "Into The ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wedding Planner Mrs. Donolly
(2001)
The Rebound Roberta Finklestein
(2009)
(1989)
Mr. Holland's Opus Adult Gertrude
(1995)

Filmography

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 2021 The Bite (TV Mini Series)
Veruca Dumont / Petra Bresser
- The Third Wave (2021) ... Veruca Dumont
- The Second Wave (2021) ... Petra Bresser
- The First Wave (2021) ... Veruca Dumont
 2020 Sofa Shakespeare (TV Series)
- Twelfth Night (2020)
 2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Janice Hoffman
- Kimmy Is in a Love Square! (2019) ... Janice Hoffman
 2014-2016 Sensitive Skin (TV Series)
Veronica
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Veronica
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Veronica
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... Veronica
- The Return of the Other Davina (2014) ... Veronica
- Not the Haitian Corpse (2014) ... Veronica
 2015 The Affair (TV Series)
Yvonne
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... Yvonne
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Yvonne
- Episode #2.2 (2015) ... Yvonne
 2015 The Sonnet Project (TV Series)
- Sonnet #23 (2015)
 2014 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Nancy Skinner
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2014) ... Nancy Skinner
 2014 The Skeleton Twins
Judy
 2013 Last Vegas
Miriam Harris
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Grace Newhouse
- This Way Out (2013) ... Grace Newhouse
- The Bitter End (2013) ... Grace Newhouse
 2009-2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Carmella Romano
- Pants on Fire (2012) ... Judge Carmella Romano
- Bang (2010) ... Judge Carmella Romano
- Threesome (2009) ... Judge Carmella Romano
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Evelyn Woodward
- Rash Talk (2011) ... Evelyn Woodward
 2010 Delocated (TV Series)
Dr. Mitchell
- Conversions (2010) ... Dr. Mitchell
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series)
Ben's Mother
- Paper, Denim + Dollars (2010) ... Ben's Mother
 2009 The Rebound
Roberta Finklestein
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series)
Estelle Shraeger
- Pilot (2009) ... Estelle Shraeger
 2008/I The Women
Barbara
 2008 My Sassy Girl
Kitty / Aunt Sally
 2008 Sex and the City
Therapist
 2007 The Girl in the Park
Sarah
 2006 Wedding Daze
Lois
 2005 Fathers and Sons (TV Movie)
Silvia
 1997-2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Maddy Platter / Marie's Mother / Operator / ...
- A Rover Runs Through It (2004) ... Maddy Platter (voice)
- Happy Hank's Giving (1999) ... Maddy Platter (voice)
- And They Call It Bobby Love (1998) ... Marie's Mother (voice)
- Propane Boom (1998) ... Operator (voice)
 2001-2002 The West Wing (TV Series)
Atty. Jordon Kendall
- Process Stories (2002) ... Atty. Jordon Kendall
- Game On (2002) ... Atty. Jordon Kendall
- College Kids (2002) ... Atty. Jordon Kendall
- H. Con-172 (2002) ... Atty. Jordon Kendall
- Bartlet for America (2001) ... Atty. Jordon Kendall
 2000-2001 Bette (TV Series)
Connie Randolph
- The Grammy Pre-Show (2001) ... Connie Randolph
- A Method to Her Madness (2001) ... Connie Randolph
- A Brand New Roy (2001) ... Connie Randolph
- Polterguest (2001) ... Connie Randolph
- The Invisible Mom (2001) ... Connie Randolph
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Defense Atty. Henrietta Lightstone
- Vanished: Part 2 (2001) ... Defense Atty. Henrietta Lightstone
- Vanished: Part 1 (2001) ... Defense Atty. Henrietta Lightstone
 2001 The Wedding Planner
Mrs. Donolly
 1998-2000 Oh Baby (TV Series)
Charlotte St. John
- Dot Coms Are Human Too (2000) ... Charlotte St. John
- What It Should Be and What It Is (2000) ... Charlotte St. John
- Business and Romance (2000) ... Charlotte St. John
- TrustMom.com (2000) ... Charlotte St. John
- Cinderella (2000) ... Charlotte St. John
 1999 Friends (TV Series)
Kim Clozzi
- The One with Ross' Teeth (1999) ... Kim Clozzi
- The One Where Rachel Smokes (1999) ... Kim Clozzi
 1999 Let the Devil Wear Black
Dr. Rona Harvey
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Mrs. Eline Borman
- Devotion (1998) ... Mrs. Eline Borman
 1996-1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Katherine Hawkins / LeAnne the Stewardess
- Age (1998) ... Katherine Hawkins
- Family (1996) ... LeAnne the Stewardess
 1998 George & Leo (TV Series)
Teacher
- The Teacher (1998) ... Teacher
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Athena Killington
- Petty Woman (1997) ... Athena Killington
 1997 Road Ends
Armacost
 1997 Boogie Nights
Dirk's Mother
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Mrs. Rabe
- Anatomy Lesson (1997) ... Mrs. Rabe
 1997 American Perfekt
Shirley
 1997 Temporarily Yours (TV Series)
Joan Silver
- By Design (1997) ... Joan Silver
- In the Same Boat (1997) ... Joan Silver
- Independence Day (1997) ... Joan Silver
- The Voice of Reason (1997) ... Joan Silver
- Temp-tation (1997) ... Joan Silver
 1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
Della Dillingham Young
- Generosity (1997) ... Della Dillingham Young (voice)
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Julia (segment "1974")
 1996 Edie & Pen
Maude
 1996 ER (TV Series)
Iris
- Take These Broken Wings (1996) ... Iris
- Fire in the Belly (1996) ... Iris
- The Match Game (1996) ... Iris
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Leslie
- Inconstant Moon (1996) ... Leslie
 1992-1995 Love & War (TV Series)
Nadine Berkus
- Tradition (1995) ... Nadine Berkus
- The Proposal (1995) ... Nadine Berkus
- Shrunken Heads (1995) ... Nadine Berkus
- Atlantic City (1995) ... Nadine Berkus
 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus
Adult Gertrude
 1994 For the Love of Aaron (TV Movie)
Shirley
 1993 Born Too Soon (TV Movie)
Annemarie
 1992 For Richer, for Poorer (TV Movie)
Irene
 1991 F/X2
Liz Kennedy
 1991 The Boys (TV Movie)
Marie
 1989-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Baker's Wife / Jinx
- Into the Woods (1991) ... Baker's Wife
- Life Under Water (1989) ... Jinx
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
Wendy Stern
 1987 Into the Woods (Video)
Baker's Wife
 1986 Heartburn
Diana
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
Carol
 1983 Great Day (TV Movie)
Jennifer Simpson
 1983 Still the Beaver (TV Movie)
Kimberly
 1983 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Kimberly
- Still the Beaver (1983) ... Kimberly
 1982 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
Gail
- The Activist (1982) ... Gail
 1981 Why Us? (TV Movie)
Geri Sanborn
 1981 Bosom Buddies (TV Series)
Faith Crane
- What Price Glory? (1981) ... Faith Crane (uncredited)
 1979-1980 Hello, Larry (TV Series)
Morgan Winslow
- Yearning (1980) ... Morgan Winslow
- The Protege (1980) ... Morgan Winslow
- The Rock Star: Part 2 (1980) ... Morgan Winslow
- The Rock Star: Part 1 (1980) ... Morgan Winslow
- Larry's Mid Life Crisis: Part 3 (1980) ... Morgan Winslow
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Morgan Winslow
- Thanksgiving Crossover: Part 1 (1979) ... Morgan Winslow
- Feudin' and Fussin': Part 1 (1979) ... Morgan Winslow
- The Trip: Part 1 (1979) ... Morgan Winslow
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(1987 Winter) She acted in the musical, "Into the Woods," at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. James Lapine was director and also wrote the book. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Jack O'Brien was artistic director. Craig Noel was company director. See more »

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Recently purchased a rambling, vintage home in Fairfield County, Connecticut with husband Chris Sarandon. See more »

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