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Kathryn Joosten (1939–2012)

Actress
KNOWN FOR 
Desperate Housewives (2004–2012) | Wedding Crashers (2005) | Bedtime Stories (2008)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations More »
AKA 
Kathryn Joostyn
NICKNAME  
Kathy
BORN 
Dec 20, 1939 (died Jun 2, 2012)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (90 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 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 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) Cafeteria 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 (14 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
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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