Deirdre O'Connell

Deirdre O'Connell

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    • January 1st, 1951
Deirdre O'Connell is an American character actress who has worked extensively on stage, screen, and television. O'Connell began her career at Stage One, an experimental theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts. She made herBroadway debut in the 1986 revival of The Front Page, and was nominated for the 1991 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in the off-Broadway production Love and Anger. She is the recipient of two Drama-Logue Awards and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for her stage work in Los Angeles. O'Connell made her screen debut in Tin Men. Additional film credits include State of Grace, Straight Talk, Leaving Normal,Fearless, City of Angels, Hearts in Atlantis, Imaginary Heroes, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Wendy and Lucy,What Happens in Vegas, Secondhand Lions, and Synecdoche, New York. O'Connell's first television credit was Fernwood 2 Night in 1977. She was a regular on L.A. Doctors and has made numerous guest appearances on series such as Kate & Allie, Chicago Hope, Law & Order, The Practice, Six Feet Under,Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Nurse Jackie. (Wikipedia)

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Acting (37 Credits)

2018Diane as Donna
2018Lez Bomb as Rose Anderson
2017The Boy Downstairs as Amy
2016Detours as Beth
2014Gabriel as Meredith
2014St. Vincent as Linda
2012Being Flynn as Frowzy Woman
2010You Don't Know Jack as Linda
2009The Greatest as Joyce
2009A Dog Year as Donna Brady
2008What Happens in Vegas as Mrs. Fuller
2008Synecdoche, New York as Ellen's Mother
2008Wendy and Lucy as Deb (voice)
2006Stephanie Daley as Jane
2005Winter Passing as Deirdre
2004Imaginary Heroes as Marge Dwyer
2004Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind as Hollis Mierzwiak
2003Secondhand Lions as Helen
2002Dragonfly as Gwyn
2001Hearts in Atlantis as Mrs. Gerber
2001Just Ask My Children as Landry
1999Murder in a Small Town as Kate Faxton
1999Just Looking as Mrs. Braverman, Lenny's Teacher
1996Lifeform as Dr. Gracia Scott
1995Smoke as Sue the Waitress
1993Fearless as Nan Gordon
1993Daybreak as Mom
1992Straight Talk as Lily
1992Cool World as Isabelle Malley
1992Falling from Grace as Sally Cutler
1992CrissCross as Shelly
1992Leaving Normal as Ellen
1990State of Grace as Irene
1990Brain Dead as Mrs. Halsey
1988Stars and Bars as Shanda Gage
1987Anna as Assistant #2
1987Tin Men as Nellie


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