Biography

Swoosie Kurtz (born September 6, 1944) is an American actress. She began her career in theater during the 1970s and shortly thereafter began a career in television, garnering ten nominations and winning one Emmy Award. Her most famous television project was her role on the 1990s NBC drama Sisters. She has also appeared somewhat sporadically in films from the late 1970s up until today, including prominent roles in such films as Dangerous Liaisons, Citizen Ruth, and Liar Liar among others. Throughout her career she has remained active in theater, earning five Tony Award nominations and winning two over the last three decades.

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Swoosie Kurtz (born September 6, 1944) is an American actress. She began her career in theater during the 1970s and shortly thereafter began a career in television, garnering ten nominations and winning one Emmy Award. Her most famous television project was her role on the 1990s NBC drama Sisters. She has also appeared somewhat sporadically in films from the late 1970s up until today, including prominent roles in such films as Dangerous Liaisons, Citizen Ruth, and Liar Liar among others. Throughout her career she has remained active in theater, earning five Tony Award nominations and winning two over the last three decades.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 67

Birthday 1944-09-06

Place of Birth Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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Also Known As

  • Свузи Кёрц

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Play Nice (1 episode)
2018 Overboard as Grace
2016 Lethal Weapon (1 episode) as Ruthie Krumholz (1 episode) as Ruthie
2015 Grace and Frankie (13 episodes) as Janet
2010 Mike & Molly (127 episodes) as Joyce Flynn (0 episodes)
2009 Hank (1 episode)
2009 An Englishman in New York as Connie Clausen
2008 The Bonnie Hunt Show (1 episode)
2007 Pushing Daisies (22 episodes) as Lily Charles
2007 Chuck (1 episode) as Laura Turner
2007 Superman: Doomsday as Martha Kent (voice)
2006 Heroes (2 episodes) as Millie Houston
2005 Category 7: The End of the World as Penny Hall
2005 Nadine in Dateland as Mrs. M
2005 American Dad! (3 episodes)
2004 Huff (1 episode)
2004 Desperate Housewives (1 episode)
2004 Lost (1 episode)
2003 Duplex as Jean
2002 The Rules of Attraction as Mrs. Jared
2002 Street Time (1 episode)
2001 Bubble Boy as Mrs. Livingston
2001 Get Over It as Beverly Landers
2000 Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes as Binny Redwine
1999 Love & Money (13 episodes) as Effie Conklin
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Judge Hilda Marsden
1999 Cruel Intentions as Dr. Greenbaum
1999 The White River Kid as Mummy Weed
1998 Outside Ozona as Rosalee
1998 The Wild Thornberrys (1 episode)
1998 My Own Country as Hope Flanders
1997 Liar Liar as Dana Appleton
1997 Little Girls in Pretty Boxes as Allison Bryant
1996 Citizen Ruth as Diane Siegler
1996 Harvey as Veta Simmons
1996 Party Girl (6 episodes) as Judy
1996 Storybook as Queen Evilia
1996 A Promise to Carolyn
1995 The Outer Limits (2 episodes)
1994 One Christmas as Emily
1994 ER (0 episodes) as Tina Marie Chambliss (1 episode)
1994 Reality Bites as Charlane McGregor
1993 And the Band Played On as Mrs. Johnstone
1993 The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom as Marla Harper
1991 Sisters (126 episodes) as Alex Reed
1990 A Shock to the System as Leslie Marshall
1990 Stanley & Iris as Sharon
1990 The Image as Joanne Winstow-Darvish
1988 Dangerous Liaisons as Madame de Volanges
1988 Bright Lights, Big City as Megan
1988 Vice Versa as Tina
1988 Baja Oklahoma as Doris Steadman
1986 True Stories as Miss Rollings
1986 Wildcats as Verna McGrath
1985 A Time to Live as Patricia
1985 Guilty Conscience
1984 Against All Odds as Edie
1983 A Caribbean Mystery as Ruth Walter
1982 The World According to Garp as The Hooker
1982 Fifth Of July as Gwen Landis
1981 Love, Sidney (46 episodes)
1979 Uncommon Women and Others as Rita Altabel
1978 Oliver's Story as Gwen Simpson
1977 First Love as Marsha
1977 Slap Shot as Shirley Upton
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)

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