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Kathryn Joosten (1939–2012)

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Desperate Housewives (2005-2012) | Wedding Crashers (2005) | Bedtime Stories (2008)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Kathryn Joostyn
NICKNAME  
Kathy
BORN 
Dec 20, 1939 (died Jun 2, 2012)
HEIGHT 
5' 3" (1.60m)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (92 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Wild CardWild Card (TV Series) Dottie ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for SearchingSearching (TV Movie) In Memory Of  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Karen McCluskey ( 87 episodes, 2005–2012 )  Less 2005–2012 87
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  • Primary photo for Harry's LawHarry's Law (TV Series) Maisie Joyce ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The MentalistThe Mentalist (TV Series) Gloria Williams ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Cleveland ShowThe Cleveland Show (TV Series) Hazel ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Mega Python vs. GatoroidMega Python vs. Gatoroid (TV Movie) Angie Polk  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Mrs. Tanner ( 3 episodes, 2001–2009 )  Less 2001–2009 3
  • Primary photo for MonkMonk (TV Series) Neysa Gordon - Former Babysitter / Nurse Stempel ( 2 episodes, 2003–2008 )  Less 2003–2008 2
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Donny's Mom ( 2 episodes, 2005–2008 )  Less 2005–2008 2
  • Primary photo for Las VegasLas Vegas (TV Series) Robby ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for The CloserThe Closer (TV Series) Nurse Townsend ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for In Case of EmergencyIn Case of Emergency (TV Series) Mrs Walsh ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Jane Doe: Ties That BindJane Doe: Ties That Bind (TV Movie) Cara Goodman  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for SavedSaved (TV Series) Evelyn Wilson ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The EvidenceThe Evidence (TV Series) Midge ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The Suite Life of Zack and CodyThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series) Grandma Marilyn ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for RebaReba (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Claire ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Love, Inc.Love, Inc. (TV Series) Doris ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for BreadwinnersBreadwinners (TV Movie) Phyllis  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Stephanie Drake ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Fathers and SonsFathers and Sons (TV Movie) Gene's Mom (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Joan of ArcadiaJoan of Arcadia (TV Series) Old Lady God ( 8 episodes, 2003–2005 )  Less 2003–2005 8
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  • Primary photo for McBride: It's Murder, MadamMcBride: It's Murder, Madam (TV Movie) Judge Broderick  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Life on a StickLife on a Stick (TV Series) Edith ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for CombustionCombustion (TV Movie) Miss Knight  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Gilmore GirlsGilmore Girls (TV Series) Maisy Fortner ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Father of the PrideFather of the Pride (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for EverwoodEverwood (TV Series) Mrs. Hammerhill ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Last Looks (Apr 12, 2004) Mrs. Hammerhill  Less
  • Primary photo for Life with BonnieLife with Bonnie (TV Series) Phyllis ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Yes, DearYes, Dear (TV Series) Claire Atkinson ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Will & GraceWill & Grace (TV Series) Felicia ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for 10-8: Officers on Duty10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series) Mrs Unterberger ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Jenny - Woman at Reception ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • The Weatherman (Jan 25, 2004) Jenny - Woman at Reception  Less
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Maureen ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Secret SantaSecret Santa (TV Movie) Winifred  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Strong MedicineStrong Medicine (TV Series) Mrs. Nolan ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Less Than PerfectLess Than Perfect (TV Series) Old Lady ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Rules (Oct 28, 2003) Old Lady  Less
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Wife ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Hope & FaithHope & Faith (TV Series) Funeral Guest ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Drew Carey ShowThe Drew Carey Show (TV Series) Natalie / Ruth ( 2 episodes, 1998–2003 )  Less 1998–2003 2
  • Primary photo for A.U.S.A.A.U.S.A. (TV Series) Ginny Romano ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
    • The Kiss (Apr 1, 2003) Ginny Romano  Less
    • Pilot (Feb 4, 2003) Ginny Romano  Less
  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Judge Drabowsky ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Wild Card (Feb 4, 2003) Judge Drabowsky  Less
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Ida Warren ( 5 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003 5
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  • Primary photo for Highway to OblivionHighway to Oblivion (TV Movie) Nancy  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Even StevensEven Stevens (TV Series) Edna Manning ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Dolores Landingham / Mrs. Landingham ( 30 episodes, 1999–2002 )  Less 1999–2002 30
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  • Primary photo for So Little TimeSo Little Time (TV Series) Louise Van Horn ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Constance 'Connie ' Langtry ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Journey (Feb 17, 2002) Constance 'Connie ' Langtry  Less
  • Primary photo for TitusTitus (TV Series) Betty ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Agent Edie Boal ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Spin CitySpin City (TV Series) Sister Agnes ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Raising DadRaising Dad (TV Series) Mrs. Paultis ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Dead LastDead Last (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for ProvidenceProvidence (TV Series) Mrs. Nielsen / Miss O'Meara ( 2 episodes, 1999–2001 )  Less 1999–2001 2
    • Dad (Sep 28, 2001) Mrs. Nielsen  Less
    • Home Again (Jan 15, 1999) Miss O'Meara  Less
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) Kirby's Mother ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Dharma & GregDharma & Greg (TV Series) Claire / Elderly Woman ( 7 episodes, 1998–2001 )  Less 1998–2001 7
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  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Sister Alice ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Mrs. Goldsmith ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Genevive Holt ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for ThanksThanks (TV Series) Mrs. Sturges ( 3 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 3
    • Privacy (Aug 16, 1999) Mrs. Sturges  Less
    • Tobacco (Aug 9, 1999) Mrs. Sturges  Less
    • Pilot (Aug 2, 1999) Mrs. Sturges  Less
  • Primary photo for Tracey Takes On...Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) Diner Waitress ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Thelma McCready ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for MaggieMaggie (TV Series) Mrs. Garimore ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The NannyThe Nanny (TV Series) Ward Nurse ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Just Shoot Me!Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) Mrs. Pierce ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • The Kiss (Mar 19, 1998) Mrs. Pierce  Less
  • Primary photo for PreyPrey (TV Series) Landlady ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Nothing SacredNothing Sacred (TV Series) Church secretary ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn SouthBrooklyn South (TV Series) Mrs. Mariah Westbrook ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Mrs. Prows ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Men Behaving BadlyMen Behaving Badly (TV Series) Saleswoman ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for ProfilerProfiler (TV Series) Morganna Styles ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Vera ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Life with RogerLife with Roger (TV Series) Mrs. Mitchell ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Betsy ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Boston CommonBoston Common (TV Series) Mrs. Schuster ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Secretary #83 ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Goode BehaviorGoode Behavior (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for RoseanneRoseanne (TV Series) Carol, woman in dance class / Supermarket customer ( 2 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Lois ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The Making of a Hollywood MadamThe Making of a Hollywood Madam (TV Movie) Mrs. Oshotz  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 3rd Rock from the Sun3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) Cafeterial Lady ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Grace Under FireGrace Under Fire (TV Series) Ida Reilly ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Daycare (Nov 1, 1995) Ida Reilly  Less
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Cleaning woman ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • A Coupla Stiffs (Oct 2, 1995) Cleaning woman (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Waitress ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The Stranger Beside MeThe Stranger Beside Me (TV Movie) Judge  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for PointmanPointman (TV Series) Lois ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Family MattersFamily Matters (TV Series) Grocery Checker ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for SableSable (TV Series) Waitress ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Hunt (Nov 14, 1987) Waitress  Less
  • Primary photo for Lady BlueLady Blue (TV Movie) Margo  Less 1985
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Desperate Housewives: I Guess This Is GoodbyeDesperate Housewives: I Guess This Is Goodbye (Video) Herself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Bold and the BeautifulThe Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ACME Saturday NightACME Saturday Night (TV Series) Herself - Guest host ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 2007–2009 )  Less 2007–2009
  • Primary photo for I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 100I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 100 (Video) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Annul VictoryAnnul Victory Herself  Less 2009 $50K
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie Hunt ShowThe Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 12th Annual Prism Awards12th Annual Prism Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The 60th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program & Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for SoapTalkSoapTalk (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The TestThe Test (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 1 episode )  Less 2001– 
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Code BlueCode Blue (Video Game) Gladys Reilly (voice)  Less 2000

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