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Phyllis Somerville


Phyllis Somerville was born on December 12, 1943 in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. She is an actress, known for Little Children (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Stoker (2013). See full bio »

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Little Children May McGorvey
(2006)
Stoker Mrs. McGarrick
(2013)
Surviving Family Mary Giaccone
(2012)

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 2018 Public Property (Short) (completed)
 2018 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Gloria Paley
- Requiem (2018) ... Gloria Paley
 2018 Castle Rock (TV Series)
Leanne
- Severance (2018) ... Leanne
 2018 Diane
Ina
 2017 Our Souls at Night
Ruth
 2017 Diane
Ina
 2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Meemaw
- Kimmy Steps on a Crack! (2017) ... Meemaw
 2016-2017 Outsiders (TV Series)
Lady Ray
- Unbroken Chain (2017) ... Lady Ray
- Kill or Be Killed (2017) ... Lady Ray
- All Hell (2016) ... Lady Ray
- Mortar (2016) ... Lady Ray
- Day Most Blessed (2016) ... Lady Ray
 2016 Impastor (TV Series)
Ester Strumble
- Guardian Angel (2016) ... Ester Strumble
 2016 One Fall
Mrs. Barrows
 2016/II Detours
Annie Delaney
 2015/II February (Short)
Lorna
 2015 Stuff
Ginger
 2015 3rd Street Blackout
Susan Sussman
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Louise Nolfi
- The Deconstruction (2015) ... Louise Nolfi
 2015 Daredevil (TV Series)
Mrs. Vistain
- The Ones We Leave Behind (2015) ... Mrs. Vistain
- Nelson v. Murdock (2015) ... Mrs. Vistain
 2015 The Night Shift (TV Series)
Marilyn Capshaw
- Eyes Look Your Last (2015) ... Marilyn Capshaw
 2015 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Beth Del Rio
- Occupational Hazards (2015) ... Beth Del Rio
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Skye Kincaid
- The Mombasa Cartel (No. 114) (2014) ... Skye Kincaid
 2014 Wild & Precious (Short)
Enid
 2014 Taxi Brooklyn (TV Series)
Sasha Lowenthal
- Brooklyn Heights (2014) ... Sasha Lowenthal
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
Miriam Berg
- The Marchioness (2013) ... Miriam Berg
 2013 The Double
Simon's Mother
 2013 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Ruth
- Memory Kings (2013) ... Ruth
 2010-2013 The Big C (TV Series)
Marlene
- The Finale (2013) ... Marlene
- Quality of Life (2013) ... Marlene
- Killjoy (2012) ... Marlene
- Crossing the Line (2011) ... Marlene
- Goldilocks and the Bears (2011) ... Marlene
 2013 House of Cards (TV Series)
Russo's Mother
- Chapter 8 (2013) ... Russo's Mother
 2013 Stoker
Mrs. McGarrick
 2012 Surviving Family
Mary Giaccone
 2012 Forgetting the Girl
Ruby
 2011 A Bird of the Air
Ivy Campbell
 2011 Fringe (TV Series)
Alice Merchant
- 6B (2011) ... Alice Merchant
 2010 Weakness
Lenore
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Louise Russo
- In the Wind (2010) ... Louise Russo
 2009 The Mighty Macs
Sister Sister
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Grandma Fuller
 2008 Capers
Connie
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Mrs. Raimes
- Out Here in the Fields (2008) ... Mrs. Raimes
 2008 Dead*Line (Short)
Edie
 2008 Door Number Two (Short)
Shirley
 2008/I Restless
Sheila
 2007 If I Didn't Care
Daisy
 2007 Lucky You
Pawnbroker
 2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Annie Phillips
- Resolution (2007) ... Annie Phillips
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... Annie Phillips
- Front Page (2007) ... Annie Phillips
 2007 Broken English
Psychic
 2006 Little Children
May McGorvey
 2006 Just Like the Son
Judge
 2005 Dumped!
Aunt Lorraine
 2004 Messengers
Metal Detector Lady
 2002-2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Louise Politano / Mrs. McLeish
- The Saint (2004) ... Louise Politano
- The Third Horseman (2002) ... Mrs. McLeish
 2004 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Annabelle Fettle
- Episode dated 5 February 2004 (2004) ... Annabelle Fettle
 2003 Chappelle's Show (TV Series)
Old Lady #2
- Episode #1.12 (2003) ... Old Lady #2
 2002 Anatomy of a Breakup (Short)
Instructor
 2002 Swimfan
Aunt Gretchen Christopher
 2001 Revolution #9
Judge Hathaway (as Phyllis Sommerville)
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Mrs. Moss
- Victims (2001) ... Mrs. Moss
 2001 The Sleepy Time Gal
Rebecca's Adoptive Mother
 2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
Fran
- A Hero's Rest (2001) ... Fran
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Brenda
- Big Girls Don't Cry (2000) ... Brenda
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Mrs. Burke
 1999 Just One Time
Scratchy-voiced Woman
 1999 Simply Irresistible
Ruth
 1998 Better Living
Nellie
 1998 It All Came True
Gladys
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Faye Ann Ralston
- Brotherly Love (1998) ... Faye Ann Ralston
 1998 Above Freezing
Vivian
 1998 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Gertrude Morgan
- The Power of Female Sex (1998) ... Gertrude Morgan
 1998 The Impostors
Woman at Bar with Pills
 1998 Montana
Waitress
 1997 Trouble on the Corner
Crazy Woman
 1995-1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Dorothy Russell
- These Old Bones (1996) ... Dorothy Russell
- One Big Happy Family (1995) ... Dorothy Russell
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Edith Schemer
- The Using Game (1995) ... Edith Schemer
 1992 Leap of Faith
Dolores
 1992 Loving (TV Series)
Mrs. Swan
- Episode #1.2201 (1992) ... Mrs. Swan
 1990-1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Kristen Cameron, Head Nurse / Ms.Maltese
- Heaven (1991) ... Kristen Cameron, Head Nurse
- Subterranean Homeboy Blues (1990) ... Ms.Maltese
 1981 Arthur
Saleslady
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Miss Charlotte Stonecliff (1997-1998)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Mrs. Beasley (1998)

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Stage Play: Once in a Lifetime. Comedy (revival). Written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Scenic Design by Karl Eigsti. Costume Design by Carol Luiken. Lighting Design by F. Mitchell Dana. Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley. Directed by Tom Moore. Circle in the Square Theatre: 15 Jun 1978- 27 Aug 1978 (85 performances + 21 previews ... See more »

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