Priscilla Pointer

Priscilla Pointer

  • Born on
    • May 18th, 1924
Priscilla Marie Pointer is an American stage, film and television character actress. She began her career in the theater, including productions on Broadway. Later, Pointer moved to Hollywood to act in films and on television. She is the mother of Amy Irving, therefore making her the former mother-in-law of filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Bruno Barreto and the mother-in-law of documentary filmmaker Kenneth Bowser, Jr.


Acting (21 Credits)

2008Sweet Nothing in My Ear as Sally (voice)
1999Inferno as Mrs. Henry Howard
1996Carried Away as Lily Henson
1994Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics as Woman in cinema (segment "The Theatre")
1990Disturbed as Sr. Francine
1990The Flash as Nora Allen
1989C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud as Dr. Berlin
1987Rumpelstiltskin as Queen Grizelda
1987A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Dr. Elizabeth Simms
1987From the Hip as Mrs. Martha Williams
1986Blue Velvet as Mrs. Beaumont
1985The Falcon and the Snowman as Mrs. Lee
1984Micki + Maude as Diana Hutchison
1983Twilight Zone: The Movie as Miss Cox (segment "Kick the Can")
1981Mommie Dearest as Mrs. Chadwick
1980Honeysuckle Rose as Rosella Ramsey
1980The Competition as Mrs. Donellan
1979The Onion Field as Chrissie Campbell
1977Looking for Mr. Goodbar as Mrs. Dunn
1976Carrie as Mrs. Snell
1976Nickelodeon as Mabel

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