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Elizabeth Ann Perkins was born on November 18, 1960, in the borough of Queens, New York, and was raised in Vermont. Her mother, Jo Williams, was a concert pianist and drug treatment counselor, and her father, James Perkins, was a businessman, farmer, and writer. She is of Greek and English descent. Perkins studied acting at Chicago's Goodman School... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Weeds Celia Hodes
Big Susan
Cats & Dogs
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The Doctor
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 2017 Untitled Miami Project (TV Movie) (completed)
JoJo Nickle
 2017-2018 Sharp Objects (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Jackie
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Jackie
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Jackie
 2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- Never Wait for Seconds! (2017) ... Marilyn
- The Accidental Text on Purpose (2017) ... Marilyn
 2017 This Is Us (TV Series)
Janet Malone
- Still There (2017) ... Janet Malone
- The Right Thing to Do (2017) ... Janet Malone
 2017 GLOW (TV Series)
- The Liberal Chokehold (2017) ... Birdie
 2016 Ghostbusters
Phyllis Adler
 2016 Super Sex (Short)
 2016 Dumb Prince (TV Movie)
Queen Tuesday
 2014 One Child (TV Mini-Series)
Katherine Ashley
- Part Three (2014) ... Katherine Ashley
- Part Two (2014) ... Katherine Ashley
- Part One (2014) ... Katherine Ashley
 2014 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Marren Trudeau
- Let's Get to Scooping (2014) ... Marren Trudeau
 2013 How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (TV Series)
Elaine Green
- How to Be Gifted (2013) ... Elaine Green
- How to Help the Needy (2013) ... Elaine Green
- How to Not Waste Money (2013) ... Elaine Green
- How to Have a Playdate (2013) ... Elaine Green
- How to Get Involved (2013) ... Elaine Green
 2011 The Closer (TV Series)
Gail Meyers
- Road Block (2011) ... Gail Meyers
 2011 Vince Uncensored (TV Movie)
Janet Uncensored
 2011 Hop
Bonnie O'Hare
 2005-2009 Weeds (TV Series)
Celia Hodes
- All About My Mom (2009) ... Celia Hodes
- Glue (2009) ... Celia Hodes
- Ducks and Tigers (2009) ... Celia Hodes
- Perro Insano (2009) ... Celia Hodes
- Suck 'n' Spit (2009) ... Celia Hodes
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Christine Rapp
- Mr. Monk's Favorite Show (2009) ... Christine Rapp
 2009 Le chat est mort (Short)
 2007 Good Morning Agrestic (TV Series short)
Celia Hodes
- Majestic: Gates of Hell (2007) ... Celia Hodes
- Too Soon to Be Gay (2007) ... Celia Hodes
 2005 Kids in America
Sondra Carmichael
 2005 Hercules (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Alcmene
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Alcmene
 2005 Must Love Dogs
 2005 The Thing About My Folks
Rachel Kleinman
 2005 Fierce People
Mrs. Langley
 2005 The Ring Two
Dr. Emma Temple
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Miranda Coolidge
 2002-2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Ruth Brown / Sherilyn / Mrs. Ashmore / ...
- The Redneck on Rainey Street (2004) ... Ruth Brown / Sherilyn (voice)
- How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Alamo (2004) ... Mrs. Ashmore (voice)
- Get Your Freak Off (2002) ... Jan Shaw (voice)
 2004 Speak
Joyce Sordino
 2004 Gilded Stones (Short)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Coral (voice)
 2002 Try Seventeen
 2002 My Sister's Keeper (TV Movie)
Judy Chapman
 2002 What Leonard Comes Home To (TV Movie)
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
 2001 Cats & Dogs
Mrs. Brody
 2000 Battery Park (TV Series)
Captain Madeline Dunleavy / Madeline Dunleavy
- Walter's Rib (2000) ... Madeline Dunleavy
- You Give Law a Bad Name (2000) ... Captain Madeline Dunleavy
- How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? (2000) ... Captain Madeline Dunleavy
- Black Monday (2000) ... Captain Madeline Dunleavy
- Rabbit Punch (2000) ... Captain Madeline Dunleavy
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Alice Hedley (segment "1961")
 2000 28 Days
 1999 Crazy in Alabama
Joan Blake
 1998 I'm Losing You
Aubrey Wicker
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Marilyn Lovell
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... Marilyn Lovell
 1997 Lesser Prophets
 1997 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (TV Movie)
Gertruda Babilinska (segment "Mamusha")
 1997 Cloned (TV Movie)
Skye Weston
 1995 Moonlight and Valentino
Rebecca Trager Lott
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street
Dorey Walker
 1994 The Flintstones
Wilma Flintstone
 1993 Indian Summer
Jennifer Morton
 1993 For Their Own Good (TV Movie)
Sally Wheeler
 1991 The Doctor
June Ellis
 1991 He Said, She Said
Lorie Bryer
 1990 Teach 109 (TV Short)
Dr. Garrett
 1990 Avalon
Ann Kaye
 1990 Enid Is Sleeping
 1990 Love at Large
Stella Wynkowski
 1988 Sweet Hearts Dance
Adie Nims
 1988 Big
 1987 From the Hip
Jo Ann
 1986 About Last Night...
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Has a well-established stage career, having appeared in such productions as 'Life and Limb' at Playwright's Horizon, and 'Lydie Breeze' at Steppenwolf. See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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You don't necessarily always want to be with someone who works in your business. It takes a certain kind of couple that are both actors to be able to make it, and it takes a certain kind of ego and lack of competition and ability to really sustain a relationship while you're spending a lot of time apart. I'm with a cinematographer. He's very stable, and I'm highly neurotic - so it works. See more »


Her paternal grandparents were Greek, and the family's surname was originally "Pisperikos". Her mother's family had British Isles ancestry. See more »

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