Camryn Manheim Biography (1961-)

Original name, Debra Frances Manheim; born March 8, 1961, in Caldwell, NJ; daughter of Jerome (a mathematics professor) and Sylvia (a teacher) Manheim; children: Milo Jacob. Addresses: Agent: Writers and Artists Agency, 8383Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Maryellen Mulcahy, Framework Entertainment, 9057 Nemo St., Suite C, West Hollywood, CA 90069.; Publicist: Carri McClure, PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Contact: info@camrynmanheim.com.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, writer
Birth Details
March 8, 1961
Caldwell, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ellenor Frutt, The Practice, ABC, 1997-
  • Guest regular for the series Hollywood Squares (also known as H2), syndicated.
  • Miniseries
  • Snow White, The 10th Kingdom (also known as Das 10te Koenigreich and Das Zehnte Koenigreich), NBC, 2000
  • Suzanne Nabor, A Girl Thing, Showtime, 2001
  • Movies
  • Betty, Deadly Whispers, CBS, 1995
  • Herself, Jackie's Back! (also known as Jackie's Back: Portraitof a Diva), Lifetime, 1999
  • Janet McFarland, The Loretta Claiborne Story, ABC, 2000
  • Nurse Vandemal, The Jennifer Estess Story, CBS, 2001
  • Samantha "Sam" Berger, Kiss My Act, ABC, 2001
  • Rebecca Hillicker, The Laramie Project, HBO, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Leila, "Life Choice," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • Camerawoman, Here and Now, NBC, 1992
  • Beatrice Hines, "Nurture," Law & Order, NBC, 1993
  • Martha Rollins, "Benevolence," Law & Order, NBC, 1993
  • New York Undercover, Fox, 1994
  • Anita, "At Risk," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1996
  • Marge Stewart, "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," Chicago Hope, CBS,1996
  • Ellenor Frutt, "The Intimates," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Marlee Matlin, Lifetime, 1999
  • Registered nurse Dale Harris, "Birth: Part 2," Oh Baby, Lifetime,1999
  • Ellenor Frutt, "Bad Blood," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,NBC and USA Network, 2000
  • Psychic Sue, "Gypsies, Gramps, and Weed," Will & Grace, NBC, 2000
  • Voice of Juliet, "Company Picnic," Dilbert (animated), UPN, 2000
  • Ellenor Frutt, "Chapter Thirteen," Boston Public, Fox, 2001
  • Ellenor Frutt, "Flashpoint," Gideon's Crossing, ABC, 2001
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Lisa Gay Hamilton, Lifetime, 2002
  • Also appeared in episodes of other series, including The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated.
  • Specials
  • Risa, "Notes for My Daughter," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1995
  • Ladies Home Journal's Most Fascinating Women of '98, CBS, 1998
  • Narrator, 100 Years of Women, Lifetime, 1999
  • Holiday Music Spectacular from Miami Beach 2000, Fox, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Herself, The Stars Come Out: The GLAAD Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Ms. Klein-Perlow, Beck, CBS, 1995
  • Television Work
  • Executive Producer; with Others; Movies
  • Kiss My Act, ABC, 2001
  • Film Appearances
  • Girl in elevator, Sudden Impact (also known as Le retour de l'inspecteur Harry), Warner Bros., 1983
  • Poe picketer, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Virginia Cranehill, The Road to Wellville, Columbia, 1994
  • Gwen, David Searching, Water Bearer, 1995
  • Single woman, Jeffrey, Orion, 1995
  • Nurse Manheim, Eraser, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Singles registry woman, You Are Here, Panorama Entertainment, 1997
  • Toby Walters, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Buena Vista,1997
  • Dr. London, Mercury Rising, Universal, 1998
  • Kristina, Happiness, Good Machine, 1998
  • Mrs. Swensrut, The Tic Code, Avalanche Releasing, 1998
  • Nurse Manheim, Cracking Up, Phaedra Cinema, 1998
  • Patricia, Fool's Gold, 1998
  • Sister Sophia, Wide Awake, Miramax, 1998
  • Mrs. Basil, Joe the King (also known as Joe Henry), Trimark, 1999
  • Agatha, East of A, 2000
  • Alison, What Planet Are You From?, Columbia, 2000
  • Just Like Mona, Regent Entertainment, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Postmistress, Stella, New York Theatre Workshop, Perry Street Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Hydriotaphia, New York City, 1987
  • Carnival worker, Woyzeck, Esther R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1992-1993
  • Saint Joan of the Stockyards, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1992-1993
  • Sheriff, "Five Visits from Mr. Whitcomb," The 1993 Young Playwrights Festival, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Corine, The Triumph of Love, Classic Stage Company, New York City,1994
  • Lucetta, Two Gentlemen of Verona, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1994
  • The Amazing Adventures of Tense Guy, Paradise Theatre, New York City, 1994
  • Wake Up, I'm Fat (solo monologue), Second Stage Theatre, New YorkCity, 1994, then LuEsther Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Gemma, Missing Persons, Atlantic Theatre Company, New York City, 1995
  • Helen, Sin, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Snow White, The 10th Kingdom: The Making of an Epic (short documentary film), 2000
  • Audio Books
  • Wake Up, I'm Fat!, Soundelux, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • Wake Up, I'm Fat (solo monologue), Second Stage Theatre, New YorkCity, 1994, then LuEsther Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Nonfiction
  • Wake Up, I'm Fat (autobiography), Broadway Books, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Heroes and Heroines, Book IV, Gale, 2000
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, September 18, 1998, p. 67; May 7, 1999, p. 56; October 5, 2001, p. 141
    • Glamour, September, 1998, p. 173
    • In Style, June 1, 1999, p. 282
    • Los Angeles, April, 2001, p. 19
    • Maclean's, January 11, 1999, pp. 62-63; June 7, 1999, p. 12
    • Ms., October/November, 1999, p. 93
    • New York Times, October 23, 1994
    • Parade, December 31, 2000, p. 18
    • People Weekly, November 21, 1994, pp. 145-46; December 28, 1998, p. 76; May 24, 1999, p. 73; March 26, 2001, p. 60; April 23, 2001, p. 31
    • Progressive, October, 2001, p. 33
    • TV Guide, July 4, 1998, pp. 24-26; May 8, 1999, pp. 14-20, 51
    • USA Today, August 25, 1998, p. 3D

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