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Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(born March 8, 1961) is an American actress known primarily for her roles as attorney Ellenor Frutt
Ellenor Frutt
on ABC's The Practice, Delia Banks on CBS's Ghost Whisperer, as Elvis's mother, Gladys Presley in the 2005 mini-series Elvis, and "Control" on Person of Interest.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television films 4.3 Television series

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Manheim was born in Caldwell, New Jersey
Caldwell, New Jersey
and grew up in Peoria, Illinois.[1] She is the daughter of Sylvia, a teacher, and Jerome Manheim, a mathematics professor.[2] Her family is Jewish.[3][4] She attended Woodrow Wilson Classical High School
Woodrow Wilson Classical High School
in Long Beach, California and became interested in acting after working at a Renaissance fair
Renaissance fair
during high school.[5] Manheim graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
with a BFA degree in 1984 and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program with an MFA degree in 1987.[6] Career[edit]

Manheim (lower left) on the Spring 2003 cover of Ms. magazine

Manheim worked for a while as a sign language interpreter at hospitals.[7] Her knowledge of sign language was used on The Practice, in an episode of Law & Order, and in her role as a child behavioral psychologist in the movie Mercury Rising.[citation needed] In 1983, she made a brief appearance as a girl in an elevator in Sudden Impact alongside Clint Eastwood, in the post-courtroom scene at the beginning. Manheim's breakthrough was her one-woman show, "Wake Up, I'm Fat," which played off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company
Classic Stage Company
in 1994.[8] She adapted the show into a book of the same name, which was published by Broadway Books
Broadway Books
in 1999.[9] In 1998, Manheim collected an Emmy
for her work on The Practice. In 1999, she was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award.[10] In 2005, Manheim earned Golden Globe and Emmy
nominations for her work in the miniseries Elvis, and the following year she joined the cast of Ghost Whisperer. Her other television credits include Chicago Hope, Ally McBeal, Family Guy, Will & Grace, Boston Public, Two and a Half Men, The L Word, How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
and Hannah Montana. She also voiced Juliet in the episode "Company Picnic" of Dilbert on UPN in 2000. In addition, Manheim has several film credits. These include Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Happiness (which earned her and her co-stars a National Board of Review
National Board of Review
Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble), The Laramie Project, Scary Movie 3, Dark Water and An Unfinished Life. In 2015, Manheim was in the Deaf West production of the musical Spring Awakening as Adult Women. The production, which had a cast composed half of hearing actors and half of deaf or hard-of-hearing actors, paired every deaf actor (who signed their lines in American Sign Language) with a hearing actor who said their lines verbally. Manheim voiced for Marlee Matlin
Marlee Matlin
as well as signing her own dialogue in the parts of Frau Bergmann, Fräulein Großebüstenhalter, and Fräulein Knuppeldick. Personal life[edit] Manheim has been involved with the Los Angeles-based charity, Bet Tzedek Legal Services – The House of Justice, serving as a co-chair for their annual fundraiser, The Justice Ball.[11][12] Her brother, Karl Manheim, is a law professor at Loyola Law School.[13][14] Her only child, son Milo Jacob, was born March 6, 2001, two days before her 40th birthday.[15][16] According to the National Enquirer, Milo's father is a male model named Jeffrey Brezovar, a friend of Manheim's, with his conception taking place by sperm donation.[17] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1983 Sudden Impact Girl in elevator Uncredited

1985 Creator Unknown Uncredited

1994 The Road to Wellville Virginia Cranehill

1994 Cracking Up Unknown

1995 Jeffrey Single Woman

1996 Eraser Nurse

1996 Rescuing Desire Pappa

1997 David Searching Gwen

1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Toby Walters

1998 Wide Awake Sister Sophia

1998 Mercury Rising Dr. London

1998 Happiness Kristina

1998 You Are Here Registry Woman

1998 The Tic Code Mrs. Swensrut

1998 Fool's Gold Patricia

1999 Joe the King Mrs. Basil

1999 East of A Agatha

2000 What Planet Are You From? Alison

2003 Scary Movie 3 Trooper

2004 The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses Tria

2005 Dark Water Teacher

2005 An Unfinished Life Nina

2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Lisa Gobar

2005 Snow Wonder Bev

2006 The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers Tria

2007 Slipstream Barbara

2009 Just Peck Ms. Wood

2012 Jewtopia Eileen Daniels

2013 The Hot Flashes Roxie Rosales

2014 Fort McCoy Florie

2015 Cop Car Bev

2015 Return to Sender Nancy

2018 All About Nina Debora Post-production

Television films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1995 Deadly Whispers Betty

2000 Loretta Clairborne Story Janet MacFarland

2001 Jennifer Nurse

2001 A Girl Thing Suzanne Nabor

2001 Kiss My Act Samantha Berger

2002 The Laramie Project Rebecca Hillicker

2009 Jesse Stone: Thin Ice Elizabeth Blue

2010 The Pregnancy Pact Nurse Daly

2013 The Makeover Colleen

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1991 Law & Order Leila Episode: "Life Choice"

1993 Law & Order Martha Rollins Episode: "Benevolence"

1994 Law & Order Beatrice Hines Episode: "Nurture"

1994 New York Undercover Lawyer Episode: "Blondes Have More Fun"

1995 ABC Afterschool Special Risa Episode: "Notes for My Daughter"

1995 One Life to Live Rabbi Heller 2 episodes

1996 Chicago Hope Marge Stewart Episode: "Sexual Perversity in Chicago Hope"

1997–2004 The Practice Ellenor Frutt 164 episodes

1998 Ally McBeal Ellenor Frutt Episode: "The Inmates"

2000 The 10th Kingdom Snow White 3 episodes

2000 Family Guy N/A Episode: "Dammit Janet"

2000 Will & Grace Sue Episode: "Gypsies, Tramps and Weed"

2001 Boston Public Ellenor Frutt Episode: "Chapter Thirteen"

2003 The System Peggy Barker 9 episodes

2004 Strong Medicine June Episode: "Cinderella in Scrubs"

2004 Higglytown Heroes Plumber Hero Episode: "Twinkle Tooth"

2004 The L Word Veronica Bloom 4 episodes

2004 Two and a Half Men Daisy Ray Episode: "A Kosher Slaughterhouse Out in Fontana"

2005 How I Met Your Mother Ellen Pierce Episode: "Matchmaker"

2005 Elvis Gladys Presley 2 episodes

2006–2010 Ghost Whisperer Delia Banks 80 episodes

2007 Hannah Montana Margo 2 episodes

2011–2012 Harry's Law Kim Mendelsohn 5 episodes

2013 Criminal Minds Carla Hines 2 episodes

2013–2015 Person of Interest Control 9 episodes

2014 Extant Sam Barton 10 episodes

2015 Hand of God Dr. Langston 2 episodes

2016 Younger Dr. Jane Wray 2 episodes

2016 Code Black Alice Williams Episode: “Life and Limb”

2016 Masters of Sex Group Lead Episode: “In to Me You See”

2017 Major Crimes Winnie Davis 3 episodes

2018 Waco Balenda Thibodeau 4 episodes

2018 Living Biblically Ms. Meadows 2 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result

1998 National Board of Review Best Cast Happiness Won

Primetime Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Practice Won

Viewers for Quality Television Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series Nominated

1999 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Won

Primetime Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated

Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Nominated

Viewers for Quality Television Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series Won

2000 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Won

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated

Viewers for Quality Television Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series Nominated

2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated

2005 Primetime Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Elvis Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated

2006 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated


^ Thomas, Bob via Associated Press. "Camryn Mannheim plays 'fairest one of all'", Ocala Star-Banner, February 27, 2000. Accessed July 2, 2011. "Born in Caldwell, N.J., Manheim spent her early years in New Jersey, Illinois and Michigan as her math-professor father changed universities." ^ " Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
Biography (1961-)". Retrieved 29 January 2016.  ^ "ABILITY Magazine - Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
Interview by Chet Cooper". Retrieved 29 January 2016.  ^ Hollywood actress and Ethiopian immigrant raise their voices at women’s event[permanent dead link] ^ Rachel Lee Rubin (19 November 2012). Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture. NYU Press. pp. 226–. ISBN 978-0-8147-6385-8. ^ "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-01.  ^ Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
interviewed by Chet Cooper. Ability Magazine. ^ http://www.radiancemagazine.com/issues/1994/camryn.html ^ https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/camryn-manheim-2/wake-up-im-fat-2/ ^ Lucy Award, past recipients Archived 2011-08-20 at WebCite WIF web site ^ CamrynManheim.com : Home Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Bet Tzedek Raises $300,000 With It’s Sixth Annual Justice Ball Retrieved 29 January 2016. ^ "Camryn Manheim : Actress, Activist, Writer, Producer, Rebel". Retrieved 29 January 2016.  ^ "Manheim, Karl - Loyola Law School, Los Angeles". Retrieved 29 January 2016.  ^ Eric Hegedus (July 27, 2017). "Camryn Manheim's son is a Broadway baby in more ways than one". New York Post. Retrieved 2018-03-02.  ^ "Find Out All About 'Zombies' Star Milo Manheim". Sweety High. Retrieved 2018-02-28.  ^ http://www.nationalenquirer.com/celebrity/delivery-room-drama-camryn-manheim/

External links[edit]

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Awards for Camryn Manheim

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Primetime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Barbara Hale
Barbara Hale
(1959) Pamela Brown (1962) Glenda Farrell
Glenda Farrell
(1963) Ruth White (1964) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1966) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1967) Barbara Anderson (1968) Susan Saint James
Susan Saint James
(1969) Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1971) Jenny Agutter (1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Joanna Miles
Joanna Miles
(1974) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1975) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1976) Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
(1977) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1978) Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
(1979) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1980) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1981) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1982) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(1983) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(1984) Betty Thomas
Betty Thomas
(1985) Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartlett
(1986) Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartlett
(1987) Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wettig
(1988) Melanie Mayron (1989) Marg Helgenberger
Marg Helgenberger
(1990) Madge Sinclair
Madge Sinclair
(1991) Valerie Mahaffey
Valerie Mahaffey
(1992) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1993) Leigh Taylor-Young
Leigh Taylor-Young
(1994) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(1995) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1996) Kim Delaney
Kim Delaney
(1997) Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Holland Taylor
Holland Taylor
(1999) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2000) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2001) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(2002) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(2003) Drea de Matteo
Drea de Matteo
(2004) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(2005) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(2006) Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl
(2007) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(2008) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2009) Archie Panjabi
Archie Panjabi
(2010) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
(2013) Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
(2014) Uzo Aduba
Uzo Aduba
(2015) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2016) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(1971) Ruth Buzzi
Ruth Buzzi
(1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Betty Garrett
Betty Garrett
(1974) Hermione Baddeley
Hermione Baddeley
(1975) Josette Banzet (1976) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1978) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1979) Valerie Bertinelli/ Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1980) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
(1981) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1982) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1983) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1984) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1985) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1986) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1987) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1988) Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
(1989) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1990) Amanda Donohoe (1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1997) Faye Dunaway/ Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Rachel Griffiths
Rachel Griffiths
(2001) Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
(2002) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2006) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2007) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2008) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
(2013) Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Froggatt
(2014) Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern

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Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama

Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1996) Kate Mulgrew
Kate Mulgrew
(1997) Jeri Ryan
Jeri Ryan
(1998) Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1999) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2000) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2001) CCH Pounder
CCH Pounder
(2002, 2003) Laurel Holloman (2004) Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
(2005, 2006) Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo
(2007) Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
(2008) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(2009) Connie Britton
Connie Britton
(2010) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2011, 2012) Robin Wright
Robin Wright
(2013) Keri Russell
Keri Russell
(2014) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2015) Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood
(2016) Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss

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