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June Louise Squibb (born November 6, 1929) is an American actress. She appeared on Broadway in the original production of Gypsy
Gypsy
and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
for Alexander Payne's film Nebraska.[1]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 Awards and nominations 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Squibb was born and raised in Vandalia, Illinois, the only child of JoyBelle (née Force; 1905–1996) and Lewis Squibb (1905–1996).[2] Her mother was an avid golfer and well-known piano player who began playing for silent films in the 1920s, and later entered piano competitions, winning the World Championship Old Time Piano Playing Contest in 1975 and 1976.[3][4] Her father was in the insurance business and served in the United States
United States
Navy during World War II. Career[edit] Squibb began her career in musical theatre at the St. Louis Muny and trained at the Cleveland Play House, and at the HB Studio
HB Studio
after moving to New York City. While at the Cleveland Play House
Cleveland Play House
in the 1950s, she performed in productions of Marseilles, The Play’s the Thing, Goodbye, My Fancy, The Heiress, Detective Story, Antigone, Ladies in Retirement and Bloomer Girl. In 1958, she played Dulcie in The Boyfriend Off-Broadway. In 1959, she starred in an Off-Broadway revival of Lend an Ear
Lend an Ear
with Elizabeth Allen.[5] She made her Broadway debut in the original production of Gypsy
Gypsy
starring Ethel Merman, taking over the role of stripper Electra in 1960. She next appeared in The Happy Time, which opened in 1968 and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical. In-between these periods, she did modeling work for romance novels and appeared in commercials. In 1995, she appeared in the play Sacrilege on Broadway, which starred Ellen Burstyn. Squibb played many roles in national tours, regional theatre, summer stock and off-Broadway. In 2012, she played the matriarch Stella Gordon in Dividing the Estate at the Dallas Theater Center for which she received standout reviews.[6] In 2015, she was inducted into the Cleveland Play House Hall of Fame.[7] Squibb was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Alexander Payne's Nebraska. Personal life[edit] Squibb married Edward Sostek, but they were divorced. She later married Charles Kakatsakis (1959–1999), an acting teacher. They have a son, Harry Kakatsakis, a filmmaker best known for his short film Admissions. Squibb converted to Judaism
Judaism
when she married Edward Sostek in the 1950s; she still considers herself Jewish.[8][9] When asked about ageism in show business, Squibb has stated, "Well, it’s like anything else. I always feel, rules are meant to be broken."[10] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1990 Alice Hilda

1992 Scent of a Woman Mrs. Hunsaker

1993 The Age of Innocence Mingott Maid

1997 In & Out Cousin Gretchen

1998 Meet Joe Black Helen

2002 About Schmidt Helen Schmidt

2002 Far from Heaven Elderly Woman

2003 Another Night Maid Short film

2004 Welcome to Mooseport Irma

2007 Dead Write Miss Copperfiled

2008 Just Add Water Mother

2008 Character Assassins N/A Short film

2008 Old Days Gertrude Short film

2010 Miss This at Your Peril Scarlett Penaranda Short film

2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part I Mrs. Hastings

2011 The Perfect Family Mrs. Punch

2011 The Big Year Old Lady

2012 The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez Irma

2012 Would You Rather Linda

2013 Nebraska Kate Grant

2015 I'll See You in My Dreams Georgina

2015 Love the Coopers Aunt Fishy

2016 Other People Ruth-Anne

2017 Table 19 Jo Flanagan

2017 Father Figures Mrs. Hunt

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1985 CBS Schoolbreak Special Landlady Episode: "The Day the Senior Class Got Married"

1995; 1999 Law & Order Sylvia Sherman / Eileen De Rose 2 episodes

2001 Ed Organist Episode: "Valentine's Day"

2003–2004 Judging Amy Louise Flowers 5 episodes

2003 ER Social Security Daughter Episode: "No Strings Attached"

2003 Just Shoot Me! Mrs. Pebbles Episode: "Son of a Preacher Man"

2005 House Ramona Episode: "Love Hurts"

2005 The Bernie Mac Show Nun Episode: "Night of Terror"

2005 Two and a Half Men Margaret Episode: "Sleep Tight, Puddin' Pop"

2005 Curb Your Enthusiasm Mrs. Cone Episode: "The End"

2005–2007 Ghost Whisperer Grandma 6 episodes

2006 7th Heaven Ms. Rusnak Episode: "Love and Obsession"

2007 The Bill Engvall Show Edda 2 episodes

2007 A Stranger's Heart Aunt Cass Television film

2008 Cold Case Annette Hicks Episode: "Slipping"

2008 Shark Swarm Bess Wilder Television film

2008–2009 The Young and the Restless Pearl 19 episodes

2011 Eagleheart Esther Episode: "Once in a Wattle"

2012 Castle Jamie Isaacson Episode: "Once Upon a Crime"

2012 Mike & Molly Francine Episode: "The Rehearsal"

2013–2015 Getting On Varla Pounder 3 episodes

2013 The Millers Blanche Episode: "Carol's Parents Are Coming to Town"

2014 Girls Grandma Flo Episode: "Flo"

2014 Glee Maggie Banks Episode: "Old Dog, New Tricks"

2014 Devious Maids Velma Mudge 2 episodes

2015 The Jack and Triumph Show June Gregory 7 episodes

2015 7 Days in Hell Elizabeth II Television film

2015 Axe Cop Tutukaka Female (voice) Episode: "The Ultimate Mate"

2015 Wander Over Yonder Stella Starbella (voice) Episode: "The Loose Screw"

2015 Mom Dottie Episode: "Terrorists and Gingerbread"

2015 Code Black Dorothy Episode: "Buen Árbol"

2016 The Big Bang Theory Constance, Sheldon's 'Meemaw' Episode: "The Meemaw Materialization"

2016 Shameless Etta 7 episodes

2016 Modern Family Auntie Alice 2 episodes

2016 Dream Corp, LLC Patient 54 Episode: "The Smoking Nun"

2016 Clarence Rosie (voice) Episode: "Cloris"

2017 Bones Barbara Baker Episode: "The Final Chapter: The New Tricks in the Old Dogs"

2017 Grey's Anatomy Elsie Clatch Episode: "Til I Hear It From You"

2017 I'm Sorry Diane Episode: "Pilot"

2018 Good Girls Marion Episode: "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title of work Category Result

2013 Nebraska Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Award for Best Ensemble Cast Nominated

American Comedy Award for Comedy Supporting Actress - Film Nominated

Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress Won

Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast Won

Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Gold Derby Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Nominated

Guardian Film Award for Best Line of Dialogue Nominated

Guardian Film Award for Best Supporting Actor Won

Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female Nominated

Indiana
Indiana
Film Journalists Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

London Film Critics Circle Award for Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated

New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Phoenix Film Critics Society for Breakthrough Performance on Camera Nominated

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
- Virtuoso Award Won

Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture Won

Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Won

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

See also[edit]

List of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees

References[edit]

^ "The 86th Academy Awards: 2014". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ " June Squibb Biography (1935-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ "Prize waits for Piano Player". Observer-Reporter. Washington, Pennsylvania. April 24, 1984. p. B-3. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ "Faye Ballard". The Entertainers movie. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ Gaynor, Charles (September 30, 1959). "Theatre: Lend an Ear". The Village Voice. p. 12.  ^ Hetrick, Adam (March 9, 2011). "June Squibb, Nance Williamson and Kurt Rhoads Will Be Dividing the Estate
Dividing the Estate
in Dallas". Playbill. Archived from the original on February 24, 2014. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ "Hall of Fame". Cleveland Play House. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ Pfefferman, Naomi (February 18, 2014). "June Squibb's just deserts: A Hollywood vet's Oscar debut". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Retrieved 2016-02-05.  ^ Alexander, Neta (February 28, 2014). "The Oscar Nominee Who Puts Some Joy Into Bleak America". Haaretz. Tel Aviv. (Subscription required (help)).  ^ Bizio, Silvia (January 7, 2014). " June Squibb (Nebraska)". 

External links[edit]

June Squibb on IMDb June Squibb at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
June Squibb at the Internet Off-Broadway Database

Awards for June Squibb

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Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress

Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1987) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1988) Brenda Fricker
Brenda Fricker
(1989) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1992) Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez
(1993) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(1994) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1995) Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(1999) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2000) Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz
(2001) Toni Collette
Toni Collette
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Laura Dern/ Sharon Warren (2004) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(2005) Shareeka Epps (2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis
(2010) Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy
(2011) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2012) June Squibb (2013) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2014) Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
(2015) Lily Gladstone (2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

v t e

Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Musical or Comedy (1996–2005, retired)

Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2001) Tovah Feldshuh
Tovah Feldshuh
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Regina King
Regina King
(2004) Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson
(2005)

Motion Picture Drama (1996–2005, retired)

Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1997) Kimberly Elise
Kimberly Elise
(1998) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(1999) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
/ Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2002) Maria Bello
Maria Bello
(2003) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2004) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2005)

Motion Picture (2006–present)

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) June Squibb (2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris
(2016) Lois Smith
Lois Smith
(2017)

v t e

Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture

Sideways

2004

Crash

2005

The Departed

2006

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

2007

No award

2008

Nine

2009

No award

2010

The Help

2011

Les Misérables

2012

Nebraska

2013

Into the Woods

2014

Spotlight

2015

Hidden Figures

2016

Mudbound

2017

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