Mary Pat Gleason

Amerikaans actrice

Mary Patrick Gleason[1] (Lake City (Minnesota), 23 februari 1950 - 2 juni 2020) was een Amerikaans actrice. In 1986 won ze een Emmy Award als lid van het schrijversteam van Guiding Light, waarin zij ook de rol van 'Jane Hogan' speelde.[2]

Mary Pat Gleason in 2011

Gleason was de dochter van Mary Elizabeth (Kane) en Harold Clifford Gleason. Tijdens haar middelbare school tijd in St. Paul (Minnesota) schitterde zij in het toneelstuk Once Upon a Mattress waarvoor zij enthousiaste recensies kreeg.[3]

Haar eerste rol op televisie was in 1982, in een aflevering van Texas, een soap die uitgezonden werd door NBC.[4] De decennia erop was ze te zien in afleveringen van televisieseries van onder meer Full House, Dear John, Murphy Brown, Empty Nest, L.A. Law, Saved by the Bell, Friends (sitcom)Friends, and Step by Step. Ook speelde ze in meer dan 50 films, waaronder I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Basic Instinct, Traffic, Bruce Almighty, 13 Going on 30, The Crucible, Bottle Shock, A Cinderella Story, The Island, Killing Kennedy en NinaNina.


Jaar Titel Rol Opmerking
1983 Easy Money Party Mother
1989 Troop Beverly Hills Kindly Troop Leader
1989 I, Madman Policewoman
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy Dora Welsh
1990 Vital Signs Rotunda Woman
1990 Pastime Woman at Bar
1991 Defending Your Life Waitress
1991 Soapdish Housewife
1992 Basic Instinct Juvenile Officer
1992 Man Trouble Vira
1992 Lorenzo's Oil The Librarian
1994 Lookin' Italian Casting Director
1994 Holy Matrimony Female Officer
1994 Speechless Desk Clerk
1995 A Walk in the Clouds Bus Driver
1996 Infinity County Nurse #2
1996 The Crucible Martha Corey
1996 No Easy Way Nurse Barb
2000 Traffic Witness #2
2001 Evolution Customer
2002 Hometown Legend Tee Naters
2003 Bruce Almighty Heavyish Woman
2003 Cliché Francesca DePesto Short
2003 Intolerable Cruelty Nero's Waitress
2003 Grand Theft Parsons Nurse
2004 13 Going on 30 Mrs. Flamhaff
2004 A Cinderella Story Eleanor
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Natasha
2005 The Island Nutrition Clerk
2005 Underclassman Ms. Hagerty
2006 Lies & Alibis Operator #3
2006 One Sung Hero Sara's Mom Short
2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story Eugene's Mother
2006 Room 6 Nurse Holiday
2007 Because I Said So Iris
2007 The Memory Thief Hospital Patient
2007 Nobel Son Ruby
2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Teresa
2007 Moving McAllister Margerie
2008 Bottle Shock Marge
2008 Drillbit Taylor Mrs. Farber
2010 Santa's Apprentice Beatrice Lovejoy English version, voice
2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Marge
2011 I Love You Like Crazy Yvette Short
2012 Arcadia Agnes
2013 The Magic Snowflake Beatrice Lovejoy English version, voice
2014 Blended Pharmacy Cashier
2014 Earth to Echo Dusty – Mullet Lady at Bar
2014 Big Stone Gap Alice Lambert
2016 Why Him? Joyce
2016 Nina Orderly
2016 Ophelia Grumpy Short
2017 Fan Girl Carla
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Counselor Stevens


Jaar Titel Rol Opmerking
1982 Texas Doris Hodges 1 episode
1983 Guiding Light Jane Hogan Episode: "Thanksgiving Day"
Schrijver van 2 episodes
1987 What a Country! Nurse Episode: "Nikolai Speaks"
1987 Full House Jennifer Sianski Episode: "The Return of Grandma"
1987 Highway to Heaven Lucille Perry Episode: "Why Punish the Children?"
1988 Mama's Family Arlene Madison Episode: "A Friend Indeed"
1988 Frank's Place Mother Episode: "Night Business"
1988 The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick Waitress Televisiefilm
1989 Those She Left Behind Nurse Walker Televisiefilm
1989 Murphy Brown Olga Episode: "Moscow on the Potomac"
1989 Peter Gunn Nurse Televisiefilm
1989 Quantum Leap Mrs. Thompson Episode: "Camikazi Kid"
1989 Highway to Heaven Bus Driver Episode: "The Squeaky Wheel"
1989 Dear John Secretary Episode: "The Secret of Success"
1989 Life Goes On Mrs. Pasogian Episode: "Pets, Guys and Videotape"
1989 Night Court Sister Ruth Episode: "The Cop and the Lady"
1990 His & Hers Mrs. Fishbain Episode: "M Is for the Many Things She Lifted"
1990 Singer & Sons Marilyn Episode: "The Boxer Rebellion"
1990 Framed Art Museum Woman Televisiefilm
1990 Steel Magnolias Janice Van Meter Pilot
1990 ABC Afterschool Specials Mrs. Rupert Episode: "Testing Dirty"
1990 Who's the Boss? Diane Episode: "Parental Guidance Suggested"
1990 Empty Nest Nurse Bradford Episode: "Honey, I Shrunk Laverne"
1990 Night Court Matron Episode: "A Night Court at the Opera"
1990 L.A. Law Edna Garth Episode: "Vowel Play"
1990 Saved by the Bell Madame Oeuf Episode: "The Babysitters"
1991 Davis Rules Waitress Episode: "Twisted Sister"
1991 In the Heat of the Night Hostess Episode: "Just a Country Boy"
1991 Perfect Strangers (televisieserie) Betty Episode: "A Catered Affair"
1991 Top of the Heap Mrs. Epstein Episode: "The Agony and the Agony"
1991 Nurses Off Duty Nurse Episode: "Son of a Pilot"
1991 Murder, She Wrote Reference Librarian Episode: "Night Fears"
1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion Amanda Cooper Televisiefilm
1991 The Story Lady Receptionist Televisiefilm
1992 The Golden Palace Lost and Found Woman Episode: "Miles, We Hardly Knew Ye"
1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story Mrs. Rory Televisiefilm
1993 Getting By Mrs. Hanover 2 afleveringen
1993 Precious Victims Waitress #1 Televisiefilm
1993 The Secrets of Lake Success Lady Diner 3 afleveringen
1993 Coach Winnie Episode: "Piece o' Cake"
1993 Blossom Woman Episode: "Big Doings: Part 2"
1994 Children of the Dark Lydia Fallbrook Televisiefilm
1994 Good Advice Carol Episode: "Two Times Twenty"
1994 Friends Nurse Sizemore Episode: "The One with George Stephanopoulos"
1994 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans Helen McConnell Episode: "Nothing on Delilah"
1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Postal Inspector Episode: "Metallo"
1995 Sister, Sister Snaggle-Toothed Woman Episode: "Kid in Play"
1995 Step by Step Ms. Butkus Episode: "Maid to Order"
1995 The West Side Waltz Televisiefilm
1996 The Right to Remain Silent Doris Televisiefilm
1996 ER Adoption Caseworker Anne Parks Episode: "The Healers"
1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man voice Episode: "Apocalypse Not"
1996 Lush Life Morgana Episode: "The Lush Hex"
1996 The Secret Life of Alex Mack Mrs. French Episode: "Images"
1996 Dave's World Lucille Episode: "The Importance of Missing Earnest"
1997 NYPD Blue Mary Mosler Episode: "Emission Impossible"
1997 Total Security Renata Fogel Episode: "Looking for Mr. Goombah"
1997 Suddenly Susan Edna Episode: "Susan's Minor Complication"
1998 Ask Harriet Nurse Episode: "Turn Your Head & Kafka"
1998 Grown-Ups Nurse Televisiefilm
1998 Family Matters Berta Episode: "Polkapalooza"
1998 You Lucky Dog Cook Televisiefilm
1999 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Hazel Episode: "Honey, I'll Be Right Witch You"
1999 A Season for Miracles Young Grandmother Televisiefilm
2000 Will & Grace Sally 2 episodes
2001 The Huntress Nurse Episode: "Family Therapy"
2001 Sex and the City Lucille Episode: "My Motherboard, My Self"
2001 That's Life Dispatcher Episode: "Boo!"
2001 Malcolm in the Middle Woman Episode: "Emancipation"
2002 General Hospital Mother Superior 1 episode
2002 Providence Episode: "Eye of the Storm"
2003 Lucky Ticket Agent Episode: "Leaving Las Vegas"
2004 Desperate Housewives Ms. Elenora Butters Episode: "Who's That Woman?"
2004 Memron Shelley Johansson Televisiefilm
2004 NCIS Nurse Wells Episode: "The Bone Yard"
2005 Inconceivable Carmen Episode: "The Last Straw"
2007 Nip/Tuck Carol McCrackin Episode: "Duke Collins"
2008 Desperate Housewives Ms. Elenora Butters Episode: "Back in Business"
2008 The Middleman Ida 12 episodes
2009 United States of Tara Masseuse Episode: "Betrayal"
2009 The Mentalist Charlotte McAddo Episode: "The Scarlet Letter"
2010 Chuck Morgue Clerk Episode: "Chuck Versus the American Hero"
2010 Good Luck Charlie Rita Episode: "Take Mel Out to the Ball Game"
2010 NCIS: Los Angeles Landlady Episode: "Bounty"
2011 Billion Dollar Freshmen Esther Televisiefilm
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Land Lady Episode: "Ka Iwi Kapu"
2012 The Middle Mrs. Colavita Episode: "Year of the Hecks"
2012 Desperate Housewives Ms. Elenora Butters Episode: "Any Moment"
2012 Bones Crystal Jones Episode: "The Bump in the Road"
2012 BlackBoxTV Francine Episode: "Silverwood: The Perfect Night"
2012 2 Broke Girls Blanche Episode: "And the Cupcake War"
2012 Scandal Betsy Ray Episode: "Spies Like Us"
2012 Up All Night Esther Episode: "First Snow"
2012–2013 1600 Penn Patty / Presidential Assistant 4 episodes
2013 Motive Marion Reader Episode: "Framed"
2013 The Bridge Denise Pilot
2013 Baby Daddy Aunt Betty Episode: "The Christening"
2013 Grey's Anatomy Marge Walker Episode: "Thriller"
2013 Killing Kennedy Marguerite Oswald Televisiefilm
2013–2014 Instant Mom Mrs. Gosnold 4 episodes
2014–2019 Mom Mary
2014 Dog with a Blog Carol Episode: "The Mutt and the Mogul"
2014 Partners Maxine Episode: "Who's Your Mama?"
2014 Mistresses Debbie Episode: "Surprise"
2014 Finders Keepers Carol Televisiefilm
2016 Shameless Drug Lord Episode: "#AbortionRules"
2016 How to Get Away with Murder Robin Laforge Episode: "What Happened to You, Annalise?"
2016 Albert Earth Mama (stem) Televisiefilm
2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Nun #2 Episode: "Fall"
2017 Unwritten Obsession Carla Televisiefilm
2017 Will & Grace Bridget 2 episodes
2018 American Housewife Mrs. Austin Episode: "It's Not You, It's Me"
2019 The Blacklist Agatha Tyche/Lady Luck Episode: "Lady Luck"
2019 WTF 101 Professor Foxtrot (stem) Main cast


Jaar Titel Rol Opmerking
2006 Stopping Traffic Zichzelf Vineyard Theatre