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Joanna Kerns

Actress | Director | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Growing Pains (1985-1992) | Knocked Up (2007) | Girl, Interrupted (1999)
AKA 
Joanna De Verona | Joanna DeVarona | Joanne DeVarona | Joanna Kearns | Joanne Kerns  Less
BORN 
Feb 12, 1953 (age 64)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (113 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The GoldbergsThe Goldbergs (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Fuller HouseFuller House (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for PitchPitch (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2015–2016)  Less 2015–2016 2
  • Primary photo for Recovery RoadRecovery Road (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Jane the VirginJane the Virgin (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2015–2016)  Less 2015–2016 3
  • Primary photo for Pretty Little LiarsPretty Little Liars (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2012–2016)  Less 2012–2016 4
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  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Awkward.Awkward. (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Chasing LifeChasing Life (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Switched at BirthSwitched at Birth (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2013–2014 3
  • Primary photo for The FostersThe Fosters (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2013–2014 2
  • Primary photo for The Lying GameThe Lying Game (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2012–2013)  Less 2012–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Army WivesArmy Wives (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 2007–2012)  Less 2007–2012 8
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  • Primary photo for Friends with BenefitsFriends with Benefits (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for GiganticGigantic (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for EastwickEastwick (TV Series) Edie (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Samantha Who?Samantha Who? (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for PrivilegedPrivileged (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Men in TreesMen in Trees (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2006–2008)  Less 2006–2008 4
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  • Primary photo for Notes from the UnderbellyNotes from the Underbelly (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2007–2008)  Less 2007–2008 2
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Head Games (May 2, 2007) Director (as Joanna Kearns)  Less
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 2
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2004–2006)  Less 2004–2006 2
  • Primary photo for RelatedRelated (TV Series) Director  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for Ghost WhispererGhost Whisperer (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 2
  • Primary photo for Joan of ArcadiaJoan of Arcadia (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. VegasDr. Vegas (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Phil of the FuturePhil of the Future (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Less Than PerfectLess Than Perfect (TV Series) Judy, Owen's Other Mom (2 episodes, 2003–2004)  Less 2003–2004 2
  • Primary photo for ClubhouseClubhouse (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Growing Pains: Return of the SeaversGrowing Pains: Return of the Seavers (TV Movie) Maggie Seaver, Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Strong MedicineStrong Medicine (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2002–2003)  Less 2002–2003 3
  • Primary photo for Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey StoryDefending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story (TV Movie) Director  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The O'KeefesThe O'Keefes (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Dawson's CreekDawson's Creek (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for FelicityFelicity (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2001–2002)  Less 2001–2002 2
  • Primary photo for Leap of FaithLeap of Faith (TV Series) Director  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for The Education of Max BickfordThe Education of Max Bickford (TV Series) Kathryn Cahill (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Any Day NowAny Day Now (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2000–2002)  Less 2000–2002 4
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  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Someone to LoveSomeone to Love (TV Movie) Matt's Mother  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1999–2001)  Less 1999–2001 2
  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for TitansTitans (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Maggie Seaver (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Beggars and ChoosersBeggars and Choosers (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2000), Actress (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999–2000 3
  • Primary photo for At the Mercy of a StrangerAt the Mercy of a Stranger (TV Movie) Elizabeth Cooper  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Love Boat: The Next WaveLove Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1998–1999)  Less 1998–1999 2
  • Primary photo for CluelessClueless (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1997–1999)  Less 1997–1999 3
  • Primary photo for Emma's WishEmma's Wish (TV Movie) Emma  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Stephanie Serone (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for The CloserThe Closer (TV Series) Claire McLaren (3 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 3
  • Primary photo for Suddenly SusanSuddenly Susan (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Remember WENNRemember WENN (TV Series) Director  Less 1996–1998
  • Primary photo for Sisters and Other StrangersSisters and Other Strangers (TV Movie) Gail Connelly Metzger  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Mother Knows BestMother Knows Best (TV Movie) Celeste Cooper  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Terror in the FamilyTerror in the Family (TV Movie) Cynthia Marten  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Hope & GloriaHope & Gloria (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Whose Daughter Is She?Whose Daughter Is She? (TV Movie) Laura Eagerton  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The MommiesThe Mommies (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1995), Christine (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 3
  • Primary photo for See Jane RunSee Jane Run (TV Movie) Jane Ravenson  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Mortal FearMortal Fear (TV Movie) Dr. Jennifer Kessler  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Shameful SecretsShameful Secrets (TV Movie) Maryanne Walker-Tate  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Man with Three WivesThe Man with Three Wives (TV Movie) Katy  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Not in My FamilyNot in My Family (TV Movie) Veronica Ricci  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Desperate Choices: To Save My ChildDesperate Choices: To Save My Child (TV Movie) Mel Robbins  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Series) Maggie Malone Seaver (167 episodes, 1985–1992), Soundtrack (2 episodes, 1986–1989), Writer (1 episode, 1988), Performer ("Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer") (1 episode, 1986), Performer ("I Feel the Earth Move") (1 episode, 1985), Director (1 episode, 1992), Performer ("Y.M.C.A.") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1985–1992 167
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  • Primary photo for The NightmanThe Nightman (TV Movie) Eve, Co-Executive Producer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for CaptiveCaptive (TV Movie) Kathy Plunk  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Voices that CareVoices that Care (TV Movie) Herself - Choir Member, Performer ("Voices that Care")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Deadly Intentions... Again?Deadly Intentions... Again? (TV Movie) Sally  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Big One: The Great Los Angeles EarthquakeThe Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (TV Movie) Dr. Clare Winslow  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Blind FaithBlind Faith (TV Mini-series) Maria Marshall (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for The Preppie MurderThe Preppie Murder (TV Movie) Linda Fairstein  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Those She Left BehindThose She Left Behind (TV Movie) Diane Pappas  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for HoopermanHooperman (TV Series) Cheryl Blaste (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for MistressMistress (TV Movie) Stephanie  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Rape of Richard BeckThe Rape of Richard Beck (TV Movie) Anita Parrish  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Stormin' HomeStormin' Home (TV Movie) Lana Singer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Street HawkStreet Hawk (TV Series) Mona Wiliams (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for A Bunny's TaleA Bunny's Tale (TV Movie) Andrea  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Dr. Kettering (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Hunter (Sep 18, 1984) Dr. Kettering  Less
  • Primary photo for The Four SeasonsThe Four Seasons (TV Series) Pat Devon (13 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 13
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  • Primary photo for The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D.The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Movie) Pamela Saletta  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) State Liquor Authority Agent (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Hair Apparent (May 3, 1984) State Liquor Authority Agent  Less
  • Primary photo for Whiz KidsWhiz Kids (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) Cheryl / Bobby Trilling (2 episodes, 1980–1983)  Less 1980–1983 2
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Trish Brenner (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for VV (TV Mini-series) Marjorie Donovan (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 2
    • Part 2 (May 2, 1983) Marjorie Donovan  Less
    • Part 1 (May 1, 1983) Marjorie Donovan  Less
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Jenny 'Jen' Hunter / Mary Kanfer (2 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Monique (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Star of the FamilyStar of the Family (TV Series) Joanne (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Mother's Day on Waltons MountainMother's Day on Waltons Mountain (TV Movie) Doris Marshall  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A Wedding on Walton's MountainA Wedding on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) Doris Marshall  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Colleen (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for I'm a Big Girl NowI'm a Big Girl Now (TV Series) Tracy (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Marriage Is Alive and WellMarriage Is Alive and Well (TV Movie) Meg  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for SwitchSwitch (TV Series) Mae Brenner (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Play-Off (Jun 18, 1978) Mae Brenner  Less
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Lily (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Beth Luckner (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Charlie's AngelsCharlie's Angels (TV Series) Natalie Sands (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • The Blue Angels (May 4, 1977) Natalie Sands (as Joanne Kerns)  Less
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Gymnast (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) The Customer (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Love for Sale (Jan 10, 1977) The Customer (as Joanna DeVarona)  Less
  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Joy (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Gillian (Oct 16, 1976) Joy (as Joanna DeVarona)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Million Dollar Rip-OffThe Million Dollar Rip-Off (TV Movie) Jessie (as Joanna DeVarona)  Less 1976
Self (38 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Seeing Is Believing: Women DirectSeeing Is Believing: Women Direct Herself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Dr. Oz ShowThe Dr. Oz Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Unusually ThickeUnusually Thicke (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Canada's Walk of Fame: Celebrating 15 YearsCanada's Walk of Fame: Celebrating 15 Years (TV Special) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for EagleheartEagleheart (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself - Co-Star, Growing Pains (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Whatever Happened To?Whatever Happened To? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Seaver Family Reunion: S'mores and MoreSeaver Family Reunion: S'mores and More (Video) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2000–2006)  Less 2000–2006
  • Primary photo for The Tony Danza ShowThe Tony Danza Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Balancing ActThe Balancing Act (TV Series) Herself - Host (52 episodes, 2001–2004)  Less 2001–2004
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  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 1998–2003)  Less 1998–2003
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  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for I Am My Mother's DaughterI Am My Mother's Daughter (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Real 'Growing Pains'Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Real 'Growing Pains' (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert WiseAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise (TV Special) Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Crook & ChaseCrook & Chase (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Aliens in the FamilyAliens in the Family (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 53rd Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Hope & GloriaHope & Gloria (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Maury Povich ShowThe Maury Povich Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself (2 episodes, 1993–1995)  Less 1993–1995
  • Primary photo for The 2th Annual Lucy AwardsThe 2th Annual Lucy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for 1993 Environmental Media Awards1993 Environmental Media Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 16th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 16th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 15th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Home ShowThe Home Show (TV Series) Herself - Co-Host (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The More You KnowThe More You Know (TV Series) Herself  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1987–1988)  Less 1987–1988
  • Primary photo for The Wil Shriner ShowThe Wil Shriner Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1986–1987)  Less 1986–1987
  • Primary photo for NightlifeNightlife (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #13.84 (Dec 17, 2016) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #36.84 (Dec 17, 2016) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Maggie Malone Seaver (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008

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