Biography

Ann Dowd is an American actress. She decided to become an actress while a premed student at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She graduated in 1978 and went on to study at The Theatre School at DePaul University. In 1993 she won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance in the play Candida. She has appeared in television shows including House, The X-Files, Third Watch and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Films Dowd has appeared in include Lorenzo's Oil, Philadelphia, Apt Pupil, Garden State and Flags of Our Fathers.

Ann Dowd is an American actress. She decided to become an actress while a premed student at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She graduated in 1978 and went on to study at The Theatre School at DePaul University. In 1993 she won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance in the play Candida. She has appeared in television shows including House, The X-Files, Third Watch and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Films Dowd has appeared in include Lorenzo's Oil, Philadelphia, Apt Pupil, Garden State and Flags of Our Fathers.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1956-01-30

Place of Birth Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

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2018 Nancy as Betty
2018 Hereditary as Joan
2018 American Animals as Betty Jean Gooch
2018 A Kid Like Jake as Catherine
2018 Tyrel
2017 Hedgehog as Joan
2017 The Handmaid's Tale(7 episodes) as Aunt Lydia
2016 Collateral Beauty as Sally Price
2016 Quarry(4 episodes)
2016 Captain Fantastic as Abigail
2016 The Great & The Small as Dupre
2015 Our Brand Is Crisis as Nell
2014 Olive Kitteridge(4 episodes) as Bonnie Newton
2014 Big Driver as Ramona
2014 St. Vincent as Shirley
2014 Wildlike as Jeanie
2014 The Drop as Dottie
2014 The Leftovers(21 episodes) as Patti Levin
2014 The Discoverers as Patti
2014 True Detective(1 episode) as Betty Childress
2013 Gimme Shelter as Kathy
2013 Side Effects as Mrs. Taylor
2012 Compliance as Sandra
2012 Bachelorette as Victoria
2011 Coming Up Roses as Lynne
2011 The Art of Getting By as Mrs. Grimes
2009 The Informant! as Kate Medford
2008 Marley & Me as Dr. Platt
2008 Familiar Strangers
2007 Alice Upside Down as Aunt Sally
2007 The Babysitters as Tammy Lyner
2007 I Believe in America as Glenn
2007 Goodbye Baby as Terri
2007 The Living Wake as Librarian
2006 Flags of Our Fathers as Mrs. Strank
2005 The Notorious Bettie Page as Edna Paige
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury(1 episode)
2004 House(2 episodes) as Mother Superior
2004 The Manchurian Candidate as Congresswoman Beckett
2004 Garden State as Olivia
2004 The Jury(1 episode)
2003 Lucy as DeDe
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 The Division(1 episode)
2000 Baby as Ms. Minifred
1999 Freaks and Geeks(2 episodes) as Cookie Kelly
1999 Third Watch(3 episodes)
1999 Family Law(1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(3 episodes) as Lillian Siefeld
1999 Judging Amy(2 episodes)
1999 Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season as Louise Preston
1999 Providence(1 episode)
1998 Apt Pupil as Monica Bowden
1997 Nothing Sacred(20 episodes)
1995 Bushwhacked as Mrs. Patterson
1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long as Rose Long
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode)
1994 Chicago Hope(1 episode)
1994 It Could Happen to You as Carol
1993 Philadelphia as Jill Beckett
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1990 Green Card as Peggy
1990 Law & Order(4 episodes) as Dorothy Baxter

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