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Glenne Headly (1955–2017)

For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television are chosen, for the most part, when they occur in town or on a school break. She has taken the current year to homeschool her son for his seventh ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Dick Tracy
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 2018 Making Babies (completed)
 2017 Just Getting Started
 2017 Future Man (TV Series)
Diane Futturman
- A Date With Destiny (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Girth, Wind & Fire (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Prelude to an Apocalypse (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Justice Desserts (2017) ... Diane Futturman
- Beyond the TruffleDome (2017) ... Diane Futturman
 2017/I The Circle
 2016 Strange Weather
Mary Lou Healy
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
Alison Crowe
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... Alison Crowe
- The Art of War (2016) ... Alison Crowe
- A Dark Crate (2016) ... Alison Crowe
 2015/I Merry Xmas (Short)
 2015 Dial a Prayer
 2013 The League (TV Series)
- The Von Nowzick Wedding (2013) ... Gloria
 2013 Don Jon
 2012 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Julia Wyatt
- Ben's Parents (2012) ... Julia Wyatt
 2012 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Miss Petunia
- Pound Preemies (2012) ... Miss Petunia (voice)
 2012 Psych (TV Series)
Grace Larsen
- Autopsy Turvy (2012) ... Grace Larsen
 2009 The Joneses
Summer Symonds
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Viviana Conway
- The Happy Place (2008) ... Viviana Conway
 2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Mrs. Howard
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Elizabeth Archer
- Lay Your Hands on Me (2008) ... Elizabeth Archer
 2006 Raising Flagg
Anne Marie Purdy
 2006 The Namesake
 2006 Comeback Season
Deborah Pearce (as Glenne Headley)
 2003-2006 Monk (TV Series)
Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Captain's Marriage (2006) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk Gets Fired (2004) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife (2004) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
- Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man (2003) ... Karen Stottlemeyer
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Attorney Simone Bryce
- Intoxicated (2005) ... Attorney Simone Bryce
 2005 The Amateurs
Helen Tatelbaum
 2004 Around the Bend
 2004 Eulogy
 2004 The Guardian (TV Series)
Anne Joplin
- Beautiful Blue Mystic (2004) ... Anne Joplin
 2002 The Burbs (TV Movie)
 2002 Women vs. Men (TV Movie)
 2002 Rugrats (TV Series)
Dr. Cathy
- The Doctor Is In/The Big Sneeze (2002) ... Dr. Cathy (voice)
 2001 On Golden Pond (TV Movie)
Chelsea Thayer Wayne
 2001 Bartleby
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Helen McCormack
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Renee Charnquist
- New Orleans Saints (2001) ... Renee Charnquist
 2000 The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (TV Movie)
Ingrid Green
 2000 Timecode
 1999 The Darkest Day (TV Movie)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Francine Pefko
 1998-1999 Encore! Encore! (TV Series)
Francesca Pinoni
- A Review to Remember (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- The Doubt of the Benefit (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- To Soeur with Love (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- Crime & Punishment (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
- I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes (1999) ... Francesca Pinoni
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Zootie (voice)
 1998 Winchell (TV Movie)
Dallas Wayne
 1998 The X Files
Barmaid (uncredited)
 1998 Recess (TV Series)
Miss Salimony
- The Voice (1998) ... Miss Salimony (voice)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Vickie Talley
 1997 Pronto (TV Movie)
Joyce Patton
 1996-1997 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Abby Keaton
- Night Shift (1997) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Homeless for the Holidays (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Ask Me No Questions, I'll Tell You No Lies (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- Union Station (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
- No Brain, No Gain (1996) ... Dr. Abby Keaton
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Susan Parish
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Aunt Ruth
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Rita Robbins
 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus
Iris Holland
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- An Affair to Forget (1995) ... Gretchen (voice)
 1994 Getting Even with Dad
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Dr. Mary Guinan
 1993 Ordinary Magic
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series)
- Tricks (1993) ... Darlene
 1991 Grand Isle
Adele Ratignolle
 1991 Mortal Thoughts
Joyce Urbanski
 1990 Dick Tracy
Tess Trueheart
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Elmira Boot Johnson
- Return (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson (credit only)
- The Plains (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- On the Trail (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
- Leaving (1989) ... Elmira Boot Johnson
 1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Janet Colgate
 1988 Paperhouse
Kate Madden
 1988 Stars and Bars
Cora Gage
 1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure (TV Short) (voice)
 1987 Nadine
Renée Lomax
 1987 Making Mr. Right
 1986 Seize the Day
 1985 Eleni
 1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
Hooker (as Glenne Headley)
 1985 Fandango
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Miss Debbylike
 1983 Say Goodnight, Gracie (TV Movie)
 1981 Four Friends
 1972 Bowery Dawn (Short)
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Stage: Appeared in "Fish in the Dark" on Broadway. Written by Larry David. Also starring Jason Alexander. See more »

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