Blythe Danner


Blythe Danner was born February 3, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an actress who is known for her various roles in television, film and the theater. Her Broadway work includes Cyrano de Bergerac, The Miser, Twelfth Night, Betrayal, A Streetcar Named Desire and Butterflies Are Free, the latter for which she won the 1970 Tony Award for Best Actress. Danner's film career began in 1972 with To Kill a Clown, and she has since appeared in films such as The Great Santini, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Prince of Tides, The X-Files, Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, among others. She has also starred in television series such as M*A*S*H, Will & Grace, Presidio Med and Huff, for which she won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2005 and 2006. On December 14, 1969, she married Bruce Paltrow; they had two children, Gwyneth and Jake, and were together until his death in October 2002.

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