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      Joanna Merlin

      Joanna Merlin

      Highest Rated: 94% Baby, It's You (1983)

      Lowest Rated: 20% The Invasion (2007)

      Birthday: Jul 15, 1931

      Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

      Joanna Merlin was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Merlin's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "The Ten Commandments" (1956), the Roy Scheider adaptation "All That Jazz" (1979) and the Irene Cara dramatic musical "Fame" (1980). She also appeared in the Saul Rubinek comedy "Soup For One" (1982), "Love Child" (1982) and the Rosanna Arquette dramedy "Baby It's You" (1983). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, appearing in the horror flick "Prince of Darkness" (1987) with Donald Pleasence, the dramatic comedy "Mystic Pizza" (1988) with Julia Roberts and "Class Action" (1991) with Gene Hackman. Recently, she tackled roles in "Two Bits" (1995) with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, "Murder and Murder" (1997) and the dramatic adaptation "City of Angels" (1998) with Nicolas Cage. She also appeared in "The Invasion" (2007). Most recently, Merlin acted in the dramatic adaptation "Sarah's Key" (2011) with Kristin Scott Thomas.

      Highest rated movies

      Baby, It's You poster
      Baby, It's You
      Mystic Pizza poster Mystic Pizza Class Action poster
      Class Action
      Wackness poster
      Wackness
      City of Angels poster
      City of Angels
      Two Bits poster
      Two Bits
      The Invasion poster
      The Invasion

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Active Adults Miriam (Character) - 2017
      71% 72% Wackness Grandma Shapiro (Character) $2.1M 2008
      20% 40% The Invasion Joan Kaufman (Character) $15.1M 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Just Another Story Sadie (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 48% Black and Blue Ann Benedetto (Character) - 1999
      58% 82% City of Angels Teresa Messinger (Character) $78.7M 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder and Murder Doris (Character) - 1996
      40% 39% Two Bits Guendolina (Character) $11.6K 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage Rose Profaci (Character) - 1993
      77% 51% Class Action Estelle Ward (Character) $23.9M 1991
      81% 44% Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Casting $5.0M 1990
      78% 54% Mystic Pizza Mrs. Arujo (Character) $12.8M 1988
      74% 82% Big Trouble in Little China Casting $11.0M 1986
      94% 71% Baby, It's You Mrs. Rosen (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Child Mrs. Sturgis (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Soup for One Allan's Mother (Character) - 1982

      TV

      Credit
      93% 91% The Good Wife Loni Goslin (Guest Star) 2011
      78% 88% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Lena Petrovsky (Guest Star) 2000-2006 2008-2009 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jury Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1992-1994 1996 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      0% No Score Yet Baby Talk Unknown (Guest Star) 1992
      No Score Yet 79% Amazing Stories Unknown (Character) 1986