Joanna Merlin

Lowest Rated: 19% The Invasion (2007)
Birthday: Jul 15, 1931
Birthplace: Not Available
UCLA grad Joanna Merlin made her first film appearance in 1956, as one of Jethro's daughters in the Cecil B. DeMille superspectacular The Ten Commandments. Five years later she first stepped on a Broadway stage in Jean Anouilh's Becket. Her subsequent theatrical credits include the role of Tzeitel in the original 1964 production of Fiddler on the Roof. In films, she has specialized in such ethnically oriented character roles as the landlady in Hester Street (1975). From bag ladies to judges, Merlin has played 'em all. More recently, Joanna Merlin has functioned as a Hollywood casting director.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Active Adults Miriam 2017
No Score Yet Love Child Supt. Sturgis 2014
71% Sarah's Key Mms. Rainsferd $7.7M 2011
70% The Wackness Grandma Shapiro $2.2M 2008
19% The Invasion Joan Kaufman $15.2M 2007
No Score Yet Just Another Story Sadie 2003
40% The Jimmy Show Emily 2001
No Score Yet Black and Blue Ann Benedetto 1999
60% Witness Protection Cindy's Mother 1999
58% City of Angels Teresa 1998
40% Two Bits Guendolina 1995
68% Little Buddha Actor 1994
52% Mr. Wonderful Loretta 1993
No Score Yet Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage Rose Profaci 1993
76% Impromptu Actor 1991
75% Class Action Estelle 1991
80% Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Actor 1990
77% Mystic Pizza Mrs. Arujo 1988
56% Prince of Darkness Bag Lady 1987
56% Year of the Dragon Actor 1985
93% The Killing Fields Schanberg's Sister 1984
94% Baby It's You Mrs. Rosen $2M 1983
No Score Yet Soup for One Allan's Mother 1982
No Score Yet Starstruck Mrs. Inez Marin 1981
83% Fame Miss Berg 1980
No Score Yet Nurse Actor 1980
73% Hester Street Jake's Landlady 1975
No Score Yet Weddings and Babies Josie 1960
97% The Ten Commandments Jethro's Daughter 1956

TV

CREDIT
96% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Loni Goslin
  • 2011
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Judge Petrovsky Judge Lena Petrovsky
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Carla Bowman Bowman Jane Powell Donna Powell Jane Verdon Deidre Powell Deirdre Powell
  • 1998
  • 1996
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
No Score Yet Northern Exposure
1990-1995
Nadine Fleischman
  • 1993

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