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Biography

Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Long a vital, respected lady of the classic and contemporary stage this grand lady did not become a household name and sought-after film actress until age 56 when she turned in a glorious, Oscar-winning perf as Cher's sardonic mother in the romantic comedy Moonstruck (1987). Since then movie (and TV) fans have discovered what the East coast theater-going audiences had uncovered decades before -- an acting treasure. Her adaptability to various ethnicities (Greek, Italian, Jewish, Eastern European, etc. Read more...

Actor

Character: John's Mother

John and Mary 1969

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Character: Mrs. Amato

Stiletto 1969

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Character: Mrs. Vacarri

The Idolmaker 1980

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Character: Nadira Repmant

The Secret of the Gods 2014

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Character: Rosmarie Carver

The Last Keepers 2013

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Character: Sophia Vitello

Jesus, Mary and Joey 2006

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Character: Dr. Mary Wade

Day on Fire 2006

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Character: Muriel Kleinman

The Thing About My Folks 2005

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Character: Judy Hillerman

The Great New Wonderful 2005

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Character: Hilde the Missionary Nun

3 Needles 2005

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Character: Ellen Haywood

Whiskey School 2005

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Character: Lila Shapiro

The Event 2003

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Character: Mother Babette

Joan of Arc 1999

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Character: Helen Rosner

A Match Made in Heaven 1997

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Character: Mrs. Marcangelo

Jeffrey 1995

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Character: Rose Garaventi

Young at Heart 1995

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Character: Jeannie, Peter's Secretary

I Love Trouble 1994

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Character: Dr. Doris Rice

Dead Badge 1994

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Character: Doris Silverman

The Cemetery Club 1993

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Character: Bea

Digger 1993

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Character: Dolly Sinatra

Sinatra 1992

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Character: Alma Harris

Over the Hill 1992

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Character: Katherine Campbell

Lucky Day 1991

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Character: Bette Tremont

Dad 1989

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Character: Goneril Plogg

Milk & Money 1996

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Character: Madam Chairwoman

The Pentagon Wars 1998

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Character: Charlotte Kiszko

A Life for a Life 1998

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Character: Helen Manners

Brooklyn Sonnet 2000

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Character: Marguerite Capano

And Never Let Her Go 2001

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Character: Sara Stevens

Ladies and the Champ 2001

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Character: Mrs. Anna Madrigal

Further Tales of the City 2001

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Character: Dr. Barbara Moreno

Search for Tomorrow 1951

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Character: Alex Mandalakis

Sex & Violence 2013

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Character: Ioana Chiriac

The Doctors and the Nurses 1962

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Character: Anna Nieves

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Herself - Winner: Funniest Supporting Female Performer

The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards 1988

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Character: Gig's Mother

Made for Each Other 1971

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Character: Marina Angelis

The Andros Targets 1977

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Character: Margaret Lemke

Untitled Dianne Dreyer Project 2016

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Character: Ma

Cold War 2 0

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Character: Ma

Hot Box 0

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Character: June

The Ring 0

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Character: Herself

Amanda 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

Pilot 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

The Lake House 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

Alarmed and Dangerous 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

Good Parenting, Bad Parenting 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

And the Silver Medal Goes To... 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

The Work of Art 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

The New Neighbors 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

Independence Day 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

Marathon Woman 0

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Character: Marge Barnett

The Break-In 0

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