Lynne Griffin Biography ((?)-)

Born in Canada; daughter of James Joseph (a soccer player and fashion photographer) and Kay (an actress) Griffin; married Steven Poster (a cinematographer).

Favorite roles Cordelia in King Lear, Cathy in Wuthering Heights, Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew, and Virgilia in Coriolanus.


Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Thark, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 1979
  • Cordelia, King Lear, Stratford Shakespearean Festival, Stratford,Ontario, Canada, 1980
  • Bianca, The Taming of the Shrew, Stratford Shakespearean Festival,1981
  • Virgilia, Coriolanus, Stratford Shakespearean Festival, 1981
  • Kate, "Souvenir" in Sundays at the Itchey Foot, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Taper Too Theatre, Los Angeles, 1985
  • Louisa May Alcott, Romance Language, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, 1986
  • There's One in Every Marriage, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1987
  • The Voice of the Prairie, Old Globe Theatre, 1988
  • Also appeared as Saint Joan, The Lark; Nora, A Doll's House; title role, Antigone; Ophelia, Hamlet; Laura, The Glass Menagerie; Jill, Equus; Cathy, Wuthering Heights; Violet,Man and Superman; Teresa, The Hostage; Ellie Dunn, Heartbreak House.
  • Film Appearances
  • Clare Harrison, Black Christmas (also known as Silent Night, Evil Night and Stranger in the House), Ambassador, 1974
  • Monica, Mr. Patman, Film Consortium of Canada, 1980
  • Sara Kaplan, The Amateur, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Patti O'Connor, Curtains, Jensen Farley, 1983
  • Pam Elsinore, Strange Brew (also known as The Adventures of Bob& Doug McKenzie), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
  • Waitress, The Heavenly Kid, Orion, 1985
  • Karen Hughes, Obsessed (also known as Hitting Home), Astral/New Star, 1988
  • Emilia, True Identity, 1991
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Callie Cramp, Wind at My Back, 1997-
  • Alice, Riverdale, 1997
  • Also appeared as host, Drop In, Canadian television.
  • Movies
  • Clinic receptionist,... First Do No Harm, ABC, 1997
  • Nurse Beatrice, A Touch of Hope, NBC, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Candice Alexander, I'll Take Manhattan, CBS, 1987
  • Mrs. Kingsbury, Storm of the Century (also known as Stephen King's Storm of the Century), ABC, 1999
  • Specials
  • The Magic of David Copperfield, CBS, 1983
  • Vicki Atkin, The Second Time Around, ABC, 1985
  • Melba, "It Takes Two," Comedy Factory, ABC, 1985
  • Aunt Nora, Dear America: So Far from Home (also known as Dear America O5 and Dear America: So Far From Home: The Story of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847, 1999
  • Harlan County War, HBO, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Laura Bailey, "Heritage," The Littlest Hobo, 1979
  • Amanda Burke, "The Second Seal," War of the Worlds, 1988
  • Karina Shaw, "Remembering Rosemary," Picket Fences, CBS, 1992
  • Janice Bowman, "From Hare to Eternity," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993
  • Voice, Noddy, PBS, 1998

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