Swoosie Kurtz

Highest Rated:
100% And the Band Played On (1993)
Lowest Rated:
13% Wildcats (1986)
Birthday:
Sep 6
Birthplace:
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Bio:
Whether on stage, screen, or television, award-winning supporting, character, and occasional leading actress Swoosie Kurtz has the rare gift of stealing almost every scene in which she appears. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force colonel, she was named after her father's WWII plane, which in turn was…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
First Love
  • Marsha
-- 2013
71% An Englishman in New York
  • Connie Clausen
-- 2009
Living Proof
  • Actor
-- 2008
57% Superman: Doomsday
  • Martha Kent
-- 2007
Nadine in Dateland
  • Actor
-- 2007
Category 7: The End of the World
  • Penny Hall
-- 2005
Nadine in Date Land
  • Actor
-- 2005
Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes
  • Actor
-- 2004
35% Duplex (Our House)
  • Jean
$9.7M 2003
43% The Rules of Attraction
  • Mrs. Jared
$6.5M 2002
29% Bubble Boy
  • Mrs. Livingston
$4.2M 2001
Wilde Girls
  • Actor
-- 2001
44% Get Over It
  • Beverly Landers
$11.3M 2001
Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes
  • Binny Redwine
-- 2000
The White River Kid
  • Actor
-- 1999
25% Outside Ozona
  • Rosalee
-- 1999
Harvey
  • Veta Dowd
-- 1999
49% Cruel Intentions
  • Dr. Greenbaum
-- 1999
My Own Country
  • Hope
-- 1998
81% Liar Liar
  • Dana Appleton
-- 1997
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes
  • Allison Bryant
-- 1997
A Promise to Carolyn
  • Actor
-- 1996
80% Citizen Ruth
  • Diane
-- 1996
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women
  • Joan Bixler
-- 1995
Storybook
  • Queen Evilia
-- 1995
Storybook - The Enchanted Attic
  • Actor
-- 1995
One Christmas
  • Emily
-- 1994
100% And the Band Played On
  • Mrs. Johnstone
-- 1993
65% Reality Bites
  • Charlane McGregor
-- 1993
88% The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
  • Marla Harper
-- 1993
77% A Shock to the System
  • Leslie Marshall
-- 1990
29% Stanley & Iris
  • Sharon
-- 1990
The Image
  • Joanne Winstow-Darvish
-- 1990
93% Dangerous Liaisons
  • Madame De Volanges
-- 1988
61% Bright Lights, Big City
  • Megan
-- 1988
43% Vice Versa
  • Tina
-- 1988
Baja Oklahoma
  • Doris Steadman
-- 1987
75% True Stories
  • Miss Rollings
-- 1986
13% Wildcats
  • Verna
-- 1986
Guilty Conscience
  • Jackie Willis
-- 1985
Time to Live
  • Patricia
-- 1985
67% Against All Odds
  • Eddie
-- 1984
A Caribbean Mystery
  • Ruth Walter
-- 1983
79% The World According to Garp
  • The Hooker
-- 1982
Fifth of July
  • Gwen Landis John's wife
-- 1982
Marriage is Alive and Well
  • Actor
-- 1980
85% Slap Shot
  • Shirley/Helen Upton
-- 1980
Uncommon Women and Others
  • Actor
-- 1979
20% Oliver's Story
  • Gwen Simpson
-- 1978
Ah, Wilderness!
  • Actor
-- 1976


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Mike & Molly
2010-2014
  • Joyce Flynn
2010 - 2014
67% Nurse Jackie
2009-2014
  • Actor
2011
Chuck
2007-2012
  • Laura Turner
2010
Rita Rocks
2008-2009
  • Marilyn
2009
7% Hank
2009
  • Mrs. Funk
2009
Heroes
2006-2010
  • Millie
2009
Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
  • Lily
  • Lily
2007 - 2009
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
  • Judge Hilda Marsden
2009
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Jessie
2009
75% Lost
2004-2010
  • Emily
2005
ER
1994-2009
  • Tina Marie Chambliss
1998

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Quotes from Swoosie Kurtz's Characters

    1. Marci Greenbaum: [crying] He told me loved me, and I believed him.
    2. Dr. Greenbaum: Alright, just calm down. Take a deep breath, step out of the circle...
    3. Marci Greenbaum: Would you cut your psycho-babble bullshit, Mom. There's pictures of me on the internet.
    4. Dr. Greenbaum: What kind of pictures?
    5. Marci Greenbaum: Nude pictures, what do you think?
    6. Dr. Greenbaum: JESUS CHRIST! How could you be so stupid?
    7. Marci Greenbaum: He was just so charming, and kept saying how I had killer legs, and how he wanted to photograph them, and things just got completely out of hand.
    From Cruel Intentions. Submitted by Folashade K (19 months ago)
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