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Scotty Bloch Biography (192?-)
Born Belle Scott, January 28, c. 1920s, in Pelham (one source cites New Rochelle), NY; daughter of U.S. Grant (a salesman) and Edith Grace (maiden name, Crowley) Scott; married Daniel J. Bloch (a quality control consultant to the coffee industry); children: Anthony Grant, Andrew Leonard.
- (New York debut) Craig's Wife, Seventy-Eighth Street Theatre,1945
- Title role, My Sister Eileen, Opera House, Wiesbaden, West Germany, 1946
An Evening with Ma Bell, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, then QueensTheatre-in-the-Park, both New York City, 1975
- Irene, Battering Ram, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1975
- Esther Franz, The Price, Harold Clurman Theatre, then The Playhouse, both New York City, 1979
- Understudy for Ruth Chandler and Aunt Helen, Taken in Marriage, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1979
- Mrs. Norman, Children of a Lesser God, Longacre Theatre, New YorkCity, 1980
- Blanche, An Act of Kindness, Harold Clurman Theatre, 1980
- Title role, Grace, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1981
A House Not Meant to Stand, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1981
In the Sweet Bye and Bye, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1982
The Dining Room, Philadelphia Drama Guild Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1983
Isn't It Romantic, Playwrights Horizon Theatre, 1983, then Lucile Lortel Theatre, both New York City, 1984
The Philadelphia Story, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1985
Neon Psalms, American Place Theatre, 1986
- Mother, Children, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1986
- Madame Zelena, Madame Zelena Finally Comes Clean, Forty-Fifth Street Theatre, New York City, 1988
- Bea Sullivan, Other Peoples' Money, Hartford Stage Company, then Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1989
Walking the Dead, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1991
The Waverly Gallery, Promenade Theater, New York City, 2000
- Title role, Krisit, Primary Stages, New York City, 2001
- Also appeared as Eleanor, The Lion in Winter; Beatrice, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds; Jan, Summer; Ronnie, Lemon Sky; in Are You Prepared to Be a United States Marine?, Assembly Theatre, New York City; Richard III, Assembly Theatre; Lost Jazz, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City; A Grand Romance,Long Wharf Theatre, New York City; The Glass Menagerie, Studio ArenaTheatre, Buffalo, NY; Griller, Baltimore Center Stage; Three Viewings, Philadelphia Theatre Co; Laughs, Etc. (solo show); Mixed Doubles;
All My Sons;
Death of a Salesman;
In Celebration; The Goldberg Variations; Scotland Road; Brutality of Fact; Unexpected Tenderness; The Stand-In.
- Crockett's secretary, The King of Comedy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
- First secretary, A Shock to the System, Corsair, 1990
- Sally Rawthrote, A Bonfire of the Vanities, Warner Bros., 1991
By a Thread, 1991
- Dinner guest, I.Q., Paramount, 1994
- Lynn Spence, Holden's mother, Everyone Says I Love You, Miramax, 1996
- Mr. Paley, Deconstructing Harry, Fine Line Features, 1997
- Florence Needleman, The Out-of-Towners, Paramount, 1999
- Edgar's wife, Small Time Crooks, DreamWorks, 2000
- Irma Weber, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999
- Also appeared in Love Sidney, NBC.
- Christine Belser, Nurse, CBS, 1980
- Theresa, The Gentleman Bandit (also known as The Bandit Priest), CBS, 1981
- Mrs. Driscoll, Pudd'nhead Wilson, PBS, 1984
- Also appeared in A Knock on the Door, NBC.
- "Mother's Day," Kate and Allie, CBS, 1987
- Judge Naomi Baum, "Skin Deep," Law & Order, NBC, 1992
- Judge Naomi Baum, "Nurture," Law & Order, NBC, 1994
- Tashjian's attorney, "Barter," Law & Order, NBC, 1997
- Also appeared as the warden, The Edge of Night, ABC; in All MyChildren, ABC; Kay O'Brian, CBS; Search for Tomorrow;
The Doctors, NBC; and Another World, NBC.
- Appeared on the Mexican soap opera Whispering Streets.
New York Times, October, 1979.
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