Biography

Anne Haney (born Anne Ryan Thomas; March 4, 1934 – May 26, 2001) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her roles as social worker Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire and Greta the secretary in Liar Liar.

Haney appeared in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Survivors" as Rishon Uxbridge, and later appeared as aBajoran arbitrator in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Dax". She was a regular guest-star during the syndicated run ofMama's Family, playing Alberta Meechum, the nemesis of Thelma Harper. On Our House she played fussy neighbor Virginia Taft. She was also a regular guest-star of L.A. Law, playing Judge Marilyn Travelini. She guest starred on Cheers, Designing Women, The Golden Palace, Charmed, Boy Meets World,Columbo, ER, and Curb Your Enthusiasm as the mother of Mary Steenburgen's character. One of her last appearances was in the Ally McBeal season 4 episode "Reasons to Believe" (which aired on January 8, 2001).

On May 26, 2001, Haney died of heart failure at age 67.

Anne Haney (born Anne Ryan Thomas; March 4, 1934 – May 26, 2001) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her roles as social worker Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire and Greta the secretary in Liar Liar.

Haney appeared in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Survivors" as Rishon Uxbridge, and later appeared as aBajoran arbitrator in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Dax". She was a regular guest-star during the syndicated run ofMama's Family, playing Alberta Meechum, the nemesis of Thelma Harper. On Our House she played fussy neighbor Virginia Taft. She was also a regular guest-star of L.A. Law, playing Judge Marilyn Travelini. She guest starred on Cheers, Designing Women, The Golden Palace, Charmed, Boy Meets World,Columbo, ER, and Curb Your Enthusiasm as the mother of Mary Steenburgen's character. One of her last appearances was in the Ally McBeal season 4 episode "Reasons to Believe" (which aired on January 8, 2001).

On May 26, 2001, Haney died of heart failure at age 67.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1934-03-04

Day of Death 2001-05-26

Place of Birth Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (1 episode)
1999 Popular (1 episode)
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1999 Movie Stars (21 episodes) as Francine Hardin
1999 The Out-of-Towners as Woman in Bathroom
1999 Forces of Nature as Emma
1999 Providence (2 episodes)
1998 Charmed (1 episode)
1998 The Lesser Evil as Derek's Mother
1998 Any Day Now (1 episode)
1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil as Margaret Williams
1997 Dharma & Greg (2 episodes)
1997 Ally McBeal (1 episode)
1997 Leaving L.A. (6 episodes)
1997 Liar Liar as Greta
1995 Murder One (3 episodes)
1994 Star Struck
1994 ER (1 episode)
1994 Chicago Hope (1 episode)
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire as Mrs. Sellner, The Social Worker
1993 George (10 episodes)
1993 Boy Meets World (1 episode)
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1 episode) as Renora
1992 The Golden Palace (1 episode)
1991 K-9000 as Mrs. Wiffington
1991 Plymouth as Emily
1991 Jailbirds as Haydee
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. (1 episode)
1989 Quantum Leap (2 episodes)
1988 Elvis and Me as Grandma Minnie Mae Presley
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as Rishon Uxbridge
1987 Beauty and the Beast (1 episode)
1987 Tour of Duty (1 episode)
1986 The Christmas Gift as Clara Huckle
1986 L.A. Law (11 episodes)
1986 Blind Justice as Jim's Mother
1986 Matlock (4 episodes)
1985 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
1985 Lime Street (8 episodes)
1985 The Golden Girls (1 episode)
1985 The Bad Seed as Alice Fern
1985 Malice in Wonderland as Dema's Secretary
1983 The Osterman Weekend as Honeymoon Bride
1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1 episode)
1983 Mama's Family (1 episode)
1983 Independence Day as Rose Parker
1982 Missing Children: A Mother's Story as Mrs. Sims
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1982 Cheers (1 episode)
1982 Family Ties (1 episode)
1982 Marian Rose White as Sister Agatha
1981 Hill Street Blues (2 episodes)
1980 Bosom Buddies (1 episode)
1980 Hopscotch as Mrs. Myerson
1980 The Gold Bug as Jessica Bessop
1976 Quincy, M.E. (1 episode)
1971 Columbo (1 episode)

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