Julia Sweeney Biography (1961-)

Born October 10, 1961, in Spokane, WA; daughter of Bob (an attorney and federal prosecutor) and Jeri (a homemaker) Sweeney; married Steven Hibbert (a television writer and actor), c. 1989 (divorced, 1994); children: Tara Mulan (adopted). Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, director, writer
Birth Details
October 10, 1961
Spokane, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Peggy, the lab receptionist, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Nosey neighbor, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, Buena Vista, 1992
  • Principal, Coneheads, Paramount, 1993
  • Pat Riley (title role), It's Pat, 1994
  • Raquel, Pulp Fiction, Miramax, 1994
  • Group therapy member, Courting Courtney, Broken Twig Productions,1995
  • Mea C., Stuart Saves His Family, Paramount, 1995
  • Mrs. Martha Karp, Meet Wally Sparks, Trimark Pictures, 1997
  • Mirage reception person, Vegas Vacation (also known as NationalLampoon's "Vegas Vacation"), Warner Bros., 1997
  • God Said, Ha!, Miramax, 1998
  • Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies, 1998
  • Sarah, Thick as Thieves, 1998
  • Mrs. Keeper, the orphanage owner, Stuart Little, Columbia, 1999
  • Kate Woodman, Whatever It Takes, Columbia, 2000
  • Beth Newton, Beethoven's 3rd, United International, 2000
  • Beth Newton, Beethoven's 4th, Universal Home Video, 2001
  • Jenny Gibbs, Zak's mother, Clockstoppers, Paramount, 2002
  • Film Director
  • God Said, Ha!, Miramax, 1998
  • Shadow Life, Cinema Seattle, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Miss Wendell, Dinner at Eight, TNT, 1989
  • Thelma, The Barefoot Executive, ABC, 1995
  • Series
  • Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1989-1994
  • Voice of Wanda MacPherson, Baby Blues (animated), The WB, 2000
  • Voice of Marie, Sammy, NBC, 2000
  • Mary Krupp-Stage, Maybe It's Me, The WB, 2001
  • Pizza eater at geek headquarters, Ain't It Cool News, 2001
  • Voice of Crandall's mom, Teamo Supremo (also known as Disney'sTeamo Supremo), ABC, 2002
  • Specials
  • Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial, NBC, 1991
  • Saturday Night Live: All the Best For Mother's Day, NBC, 1992
  • Presenter, The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1992
  • Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car, NBC, 1992
  • Why Bother Voting?, PBS, 1992
  • A New York Night--Live!, HBO, 1993
  • The 2nd Annual Saturday Night Live Mother's Day Special, NBC, 1993
  • Aspen Comedy Festival, Comedy Central, 1994
  • Pat, Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites, NBC, 1994
  • Lifetime Applauds: The Fight against Breast Cancer, Lifetime, 1995
  • Kicking Aspen: Extreme Comedy, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Un-Cabaret, Comedy Central, 1997
  • Pulp Comic: Julia Sweeney, Comedy Central, 1998
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley, 1998
  • Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999
  • Host, Funny Valentine, AMC, 2000
  • Interviewee, Suddenly I'm a Star, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Voice of Wanda MacPherson, A Baby Blues Christmas Special (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002
  • Saturday Night Live: TV Tales, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • On Stage at the Kennedy Center: The Mark Twain Prize, PBS, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Annie Summers, "Two Wrongs Are Only the Beginning," Murphy's Law,1989
  • Annie Summers, "Experience Is Something You Don't Get Until Just After You Need It," Murphy's Law, 1989
  • Gladys, "Jessie's Fifteen Minutes," Hard Time on Planet Earth, 1989
  • Guest host, Talk Soup, 1991
  • Late Night with David Letterman, 1992
  • French professor, "Disorientation," Mad about You, NBC, 1993
  • Comedy Product, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Charity, "Listen, Sister," Hope & Gloria, NBC, 1995
  • Vernice in `Second Wind', "Operation Hell on Earth," Mr. Show (also known as Mr. Show with Bob and David), 1996
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, 1996
  • Patty, "Moby Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun, NBC, 1997
  • Alice, "The Nanny," George & Leo, CBS, 1998
  • Alice, "The Massage: Parts 1 & 2," George & Leo, CBS, 1998
  • Alice, "The Bongos," George & Leo, CBS, 1998
  • Random Acts of Comedy, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • Rachel Fishman, "The Birthday Party," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1999
  • Mother, "The Last Episode Ever," Clerks, ABC, 2000
  • Voice of Marie, "Denver," Sammy, 2000
  • Late Friday, NBC, 2001
  • Interviewee, "Saturday Night Live," TV Tales, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Bobbi Coker, "Thanksgiving Confidential," According to Jim, 2002
  • Velma's aunt, "Scooby-Doo Halloween," What's New Scooby-Doo? (animated), 2003
  • Ann, "The Placeholder," Frasier, NBC, 2003
  • Ann, "The Ann Who Came to Dinner," Frasier, NBC, 2004
  • Sister Anne Marie, "Catch-38," Sex and the City, HBO, 2004
  • Also appeared as voice of Mrs. Sneed, "Strike It or Not," and voice of pleasant woman, "The Finale," Pepper Ann (animated); voice, Family Guy (animated), Cartoon Network; in Celebrity Dish (also known as TV Guides's Celebrity Dish).
  • Stage Appearances
  • God Said, Ha!, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • In the Family Way, Ars Nova Theatre, New York City, 2003, then Groundlings Theatre, Los Angeles, 2003
  • Letting Go of God, 2004
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • God Said, Ha!, 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • God Said, Ha!, produced at Coronet Theatre and Lyceum Theatre, 1996, published by Bantam Books, 1997
  • (With Steven Hibbert and Jim Emerson) Mea's Big Apology, performedwith the Los Angeles improvisational comedy troupe, The Groundlings, 1988
  • Screenplays
  • (With others) It's Pat (from characters), 1994
  • God Said, Ha! (based on her play), Miramax, 1998
  • Shadow Life, Cinema Seattle, 2000
  • Books
  • (With Christine Zander) It's Pat! My Life Exposed, Hyperion, 1992

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, August 7, 1995, p. 65
    • U.S. News & World Report, June 16, 1997, p. 66
    Electronic
    • Julia Sweeney Official Site, http://juliasweeney.com, August 22, 2004

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