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Blythe Danner Biography
Blythe Danner an American actress, She born on 3rd February, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to her parents Katharine and Harry Earl Danner.
Earl Danner got enrolled at George School, a Quaker high school near based in Newtown, Bucks County Pennsylvania in 1960. She graduate from Bard College.
Her first role in 1967 included Mata Hari the “closed out of town”, and as well the 1968 Off-Broadway production of Summertree. Her early Broadway appearances included Cyrano de Bergerac in 1968 and her Theatre World Award-winning performance in The Miser in1969. She became the first in the Tony Award for as the best Featured Actress in the Play for portraying a free-spirited divorcée in Butterflies Are Free in the years 196 to 1972.
Danner is widely known for her roles as Martha Jefferson in the film of 1776 , and as Dina Byrnes in Meet the Parents of 2000 and its sequels Meet the Fockers of 2004 and Little Fockers of2010. She is as well featured in the films The Great Santini of 1979, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge of 1990, The Prince of Tides of 1991, Husbands and Wives of 1992, and I’ll See You in My Dreams of 2015.
She recieved the awarde of an inaugural Katharine Hepburn Medal by Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn CenterIn 2006. In 2015, Danner was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.
Danner has been part of the environmental issues for over 30 years. She has also been active with INFORM, Inc., is on the Board of Environmental Advocates of New York and the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association, she got the EMA awards in 2002 by EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award. In she later joined Moms Clean Air Force in 2011, so as to help call on parents to join in the fight against toxic air pollution.
she also on of the pioneers of Oral Cancer Foundation, after her husbands demise due to from oral cancer. Through the Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer Fund, administered by the Oral Cancer Foundation, she continues to creat awareness and as well funding for oral cancer issues, particularly those involving communities in which disparities in health care exist.
Blythe Danner Age
She was born in February 3rd,1943.
Blythe Danner Husband
Danner was married to the late Bruce Paltrow an American director and producer, Later, her husband died from pneumonia on 3rd October 2002. as well her husband was also fighting from oral cancer in early 2002. After his death.
Blythe Danner Daughter
She was a mother of two, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and the director Jake Paltrow.
Blythe Danner Net Worth
She has a net worth of 45 million dollars. Her career breakthrough rised in the year 1988.
Income Statistics for 2017-2018.
- Net Worth: USD 45,000,000.00
- Annual Income: USD 5,300,000.00
- Monthly Income: USD 441,666.70
- Weekly Income: USD 101,923.10
- Daily Income: USD 14,520.55
Blythe Danner Family
Danner has a brother, an opera singer and actor named Harry Danner, she also has a sister-in-law, a performer-turned-director Dorothy “Dottie” Danner; she also has maternal half-brother, a violin maker William Moennig. she as well has Pennsylvania Dutch “German”, and she also has some English and Irish, ancestry; her maternal grandmother was a Germanshe moved to America, and also one of her paternal great-grandmothers was born in Barbados in the family of European descent.
Blythe Danner Career
Blythe started off her acting career as a Broadway artist. She first performed a play in 1965. It was gain popularity ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams. She was also features in a few others plays including ‘The Knack’ and ‘The Infantry’. she acted in the Russian play ‘Three Sisters’ and Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ of the year 1967 .
Blythe made her TV debut in 1970 with the movie ‘George Mi’. she was starred in diffrent television films including ‘Dr. Cook’s Garden’, ‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’, and ‘The Last of the Belles’, ‘A Love Affair: The Eleanor’, and ‘Lou Gehrig Story’ and ‘Sidekicks’. Her first major TV show was ‘Adam’s Rib’ at thi she played Amanda Bonner in 13 episodes. She played also the major role of Lily Frishcherin the film ‘Kill a Clown’, in 1972.
She continued to do films for several consecutive years and she rose to be successful in the film industry. Her very first few films include the ‘1776’, ‘Lovin’ Molly’, ‘Hearts of the West’, and others sshe acted in ‘The Great Santini’ directed by Lewis John and written by Pat Conroy. She was cast as the female lead character, Lillian Meechum. She continued being cast giving back-to-back hit films in the 1980s. Some include ‘Man, Woman and Child’, ‘Brighten Beach Memoirs’,‘Mr. and Mrs. Bridge’, ‘Alice’, etc.
She played as well as Sally Wingo in another Pat Conroy movie, ‘The Prince of Tides’ in 1991. In 1997, she was featured alongside Roy Schneider, Julian Moore, Bart Freundlich, and Noah Wyle in the drama film, ‘The Myth of Fingerprints’
Danner also took part on the 1998 superhit American science fiction thriller, ‘The X-Files’. It is based on the television series of the same name. She featured in several films between 1990 and 2000, including ‘Husbands and Wives’, ‘Napoleon’, ‘To Wong Foo’, ‘Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar’, ‘No Looking Back’, ‘The Love Letter’, and others.
Apart from the than Hollywood cinema, she went on appearing in television films. Between the years 1976 and 1998, she as was a part of 21 television films. These included some hit ones like ‘Are You in the House Alone?’, ‘You Can’t Take It with You’, ‘Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues’, ‘Tracey Ullman Takes On New York’, ‘Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All’, ‘Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery’, etc.
In the same period, she made guest appearances in TV shows including ‘Great Performances’, ‘Tales from the Crypt’, and ‘From the Earth to the Moon’.
Although she was experiencing great success in the TV and Film Industry, Blythe continued acting in Broadway plays. She starred in several popular ones like’ Ring Round the Moon’, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘The Deep Blue Sea’, ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’, ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, and many others.
After 2000, she gave some really notable performances in TV and earned several nominations and awards in this period. Some of her hit roles include Marilyn Truman in ‘Will & Grace’, Corinne Mulvaney in ‘We were the Mulvaneys’, Rebecca Davitch in ‘Back when we were Grownups’, and Isabelle Huffstodt in ‘Huff’.
Recently, she has appeared on TV shows like ‘Up all Night’, ‘The Slap’, ‘Madoff’, ‘Odd Mom Out’, and ‘Gypsy’.She played the role of Dina Byrnes in the film series of the films ‘Meet the Parents’ (2000), ‘Meet the Fockers’ (2004), and ‘Little Fockers’ (2010). She was cast alongside Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, and Casey Affleck in the 2006 romantic comedy drama film ‘The Last Kiss’.
Danner played Ruth Minsky in the 2012 American comedy film ‘Hello I must be Going’. She also had some relatively minor roles in ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2’, ‘What’s Your Number?’, ‘Detachment’, ‘Waiting for Forever’, and ‘The Lucky One’.
She played Carol Peterson in the 2015 film ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ for which she received excellent reviews from critics as well as the common public and earned multiple nominations and awards. Recently, Danner has been cast in ‘Strange But True’, ‘Hearts Beat Loud’, ‘The Chaperone’, and ‘What They Had’, all scheduled to release in 2018. Blythe Danner Awards And Achievements
Blythe Danner was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a comedy series for the TV series ‘Will & Grace’ in 2005-06. She earned a nomination for the same award for the lead actress in the TV series ‘We Were The Mulvaneys’ in 2002 and 2005.
She further received nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Rebecca Holmes Davitch in the series ‘Back When We Were Grownups’
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in ‘Huff’.Danner won the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her film ‘Futureworld’.
She was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress in a Comedy and the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for ‘Meet the Parents’ and ‘The Last Kiss’ respectively.
She also got nominations for the Gotham Award for Best Actress and Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture for the film ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’.Blythe Danner won the Tony Award for the play ‘Butterflies are Free’.
Blythe Danner Movies
- To Kill a Clown
- Lovin’ Molly
- Hearts of the West
- The Great Santini
- Man, Woman and Child
- Brighton Beach Memoirs
- Another Woman
- Mr. and Mrs. Bridge
- The Prince of Tides
- Husbands and Wives
- To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
- The Myth of Fingerprints
- Mad City
- The Proposition
- No Looking Back
- The X-Files
- Forces of Nature
- The Love Letter
- Things I Forgot to Remember
- Meet the Parents
- The Invisible Circus
- Three Days of Rain
- Howl’s Moving Castle
- Meet the Fockers
- The Last Kiss
- The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
- Waiting for Forever
- The Lightkeepers
- Little Fockers
- What’s Your Number?
- The Lucky One
- Hello I Must Be Going
- Murder of a Cat
- I’ll See You in My Dreams
- The Chaperone
- Strange But True
- What They Had
- Hearts Beat Loud