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Lorna Raver

Actor
Born October 9, 1943 (80 years)
Lorna Raver (born October 9, 1943) is an American actress who has appeared in numerous plays, films, and television series. She is sometimes credited as Lorna Raver Johnson.

Born in York County, Pennsylvania, Raver had early experience performing at the Hedgerow Theater in Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City, appearing off-Broadway in the premieres of Last Days at the Dixie Girl Cafe and Between Daylight and Boonville. She then spent several years as a stage actress in Chicago and regionally before moving to Los Angeles, where she had many guest roles on TV and continued to work in live theater, including performances of The Seagull, Spinning into Butter, The Women, The American Plan, Oedipus Rex, and The Drama Coach, for which she won the Drama-Logue and LA Weekly awards. She also performs in radio drama.

On September 19, 2006, she began appearing as Rebecca Kaplan (previously played by Millie Perkins) on CBS's The Young and the Restless. She won wide critical acclaim as Mrs. Ganush in Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell. In addition to numerous other stage and television appearances, she is a notable audio book narrator for Tantor, Books on Tape and Blackstone Audio, frequently working with her domestic partner Yuri Rasovsky.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Weeds
  • Freeway
  • Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
  • CBS Schoolbreak Special
Known For
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • The Caller
  • Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage
  • Rushlights

Filmography

2014
2014
Rake (US) (TV Series) · as Judge
2013
Rushlights · as Belle
2011
The Caller · as Rose Lazar
2011
2011
Traffic Light (US) (TV Series) · as Magda
2011
Breaking Waves · as Mrs. Conwell
2009
Armored · as Child Welfare Agent
2009
Drag Me to Hell · as Mrs. Ganush
2008
Raising the Bar (TV Series)
2008
Eli Stone (TV Series) · as Judge Gilberg
2007
Side Order of Life (TV Series) · as Judge
2007
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind · as Mrs. Wolcott
2006
Walkout · as Georgina Hardy
2006
In Justice (TV Series) · as Bonnie Levin
2005
Bones (TV Series) · as Professor Marlene Twardosh
2005
Weeds (TV Series) · as Irma
2005
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) · as Ghost Lady
2004
Desperate Housewives (TV Series) · as Judge Sullivan
2004
Boston Legal (TV Series) · as Judge Katherine Taylor
2004
Clubhouse (TV Series)
2003
10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series) · as Mrs. Cevallos
2003
Cold Case (TV Series) · as Myra Rosen (2004)
2003
One Tree Hill (TV Series) · as Zelda
2003
Nip/Tuck (TV Series) · as Lena Workman
2003
L.A. Dragnet (TV Series) · as Judge Salke
2003
First Watch · as Vice President
2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) · as Sister Elizabeth
2000
Gilmore Girls (TV Series) · as Professor Anderson
2000
Bull (TV Series) · as Cast
2000
Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) · as Big Kathy
1999
Stark Raving Mad (TV Series) · as Phyllis Bleck
1999
Judging Amy (TV Series) · as Dr. Sackman
1998
Charmed (TV Series) · as Madame Tereza
1998
Felicity (TV Series) · as Professor Linda Cohen
1997
Ally McBeal (TV Series) · as Judge Saturn
1997
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) · as Geraldine Collins (segment "the Landlady")
1997
Leaving L.A. (TV Series) · as Mrs. Jenkins
1997
The Practice (TV Series) · as Pearson's Assistant
1997
Crisis Center (TV Series) · as Board Member #2
1996
Freeway · as Judge
1996
The Pretender (TV Series) · as Smokey
1995
Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) · as Q-Judge
1994
ER (TV Series) · as Anne Adelstein
1993
NYPD Blue (TV Series) · as Bernice Steinman
1993
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series) · as Dr. Mcgrath
1993
Getting By (TV Series) · as Mrs. Shaw
1993
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) · as Natalia
1991
Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) · as Ms. Whitten
1990
1990
Opportunity Knocks · as Eddie's Secretary
1987
The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) · as Genoa City Hospital Receptionist
1984
CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) · as Judge
1973
The Young and the Restless (TV Series) · as Rebecca Kaplan

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