Biography

Jo Anderson was born on June 29th in Brooklyn, New York. She grew up in suburban Tenafly, New Jersey and was one of four children in her family. She has naturally red hair and blue eyes. She is 5'7 1/2" tall. Jo began to write poetry and prose at age fourteen. She attended Adelphi University on Long Island, NY. She is a woman of many talents. She studied dance for years, and is a writer and a poet, as well as being an actress. She began her acting and dancing career in Manhattan. She has been in a number of theatrical productions in New York, both off and off-off Broadway. In 1985, she starred in the one-woman play "Marie", which she had written about Marie Curie. She moved from New York to Los Angeles in the mid-80s. Jo has studied with the actor Michael Moriarty and is a member of the prestigious Actor's Studio. Her other studies include the Chekhov Studio, the Lecoq Improvisation and Clowning and the Comedia del Arte. Jo has starred in several television shows, appeared in many films, as well as many TV movies. Recently she starred in the film "Fat Rose and Squeaky" and has guest-starred in such shows as "CSI", "Eleventh Hour", and "Glee".

Jo Anderson was born on June 29th in Brooklyn, New York. She grew up in suburban Tenafly, New Jersey and was one of four children in her family. She has naturally red hair and blue eyes. She is 5'7 1/2" tall. Jo began to write poetry and prose at age fourteen. She attended Adelphi University on Long Island, NY. She is a woman of many talents. She studied dance for years, and is a writer and a poet, as well as being an actress. She began her acting and dancing career in Manhattan. She has been in a number of theatrical productions in New York, both off and off-off Broadway. In 1985, she starred in the one-woman play "Marie", which she had written about Marie Curie. She moved from New York to Los Angeles in the mid-80s. Jo has studied with the actor Michael Moriarty and is a member of the prestigious Actor's Studio. Her other studies include the Chekhov Studio, the Lecoq Improvisation and Clowning and the Comedia del Arte. Jo has starred in several television shows, appeared in many films, as well as many TV movies. Recently she starred in the film "Fat Rose and Squeaky" and has guest-starred in such shows as "CSI", "Eleventh Hour", and "Glee".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1958-06-29

Place of Birth Tenafly, - New Jersey - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2012 Perception (2 episodes) as Wendy Pierce
2009 Glee (1 episode) as Marcia Dean
2008 Eleventh Hour (1 episode)
2006 Fat Rose and Squeaky as Christine
2005 The Closer (1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (1 episode)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode)
1999 Roswell (5 episodes)
1999 Countdown: The Sky's on Fire as Elizabeth Sobel
1998 From the Earth to the Moon (12 episodes)
1996 Millennium (1 episode)
1994 ER (1 episode)
1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honour as Wendy Simmons
1991 JFK as Julia Ann Mercer
1990 Decoration Day as Loreen Wendell
1990 Northern Exposure (2 episodes)
1989 Dream Street (6 episodes)
1988 I Saw What You Did as Robyn Griffin
1987 thirtysomething (1 episode)
1987 Beauty and the Beast (56 episodes) as Diana Bennett
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)
1971 Columbo (1 episode) as Lydia Corman
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

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