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Anne Haney



Though she got her start in the film industry late in life, actress Anne Haney would go on to become a dependable character actress with a strong reputation and a healthy sense of humor.

Born in March of 1934 in Memphis, TN, Haney studied radio, drama, and television at the University of North Carolina before marrying Georgia Public Television executive John Haley. Soon raising a daughter and devoting herself to family life, Haney began to seek work in the local theater in the 1970s, touring with Noel Coward's Fallen Angels and joining the Screen Actors Guild in preparation for her family's post-retirement move to Southern California. Her plans sadly stifled by her husband's death in 1980, with her daughter in college Haney was on her own for her Westward voyage, though soon after arriving she got an agent and a role in the Walter Matthau vehicle Hopscotch (1980). Alternating between stage and screen for the duration of her Hollywood career, Haney gained over 50 credits with her frequent appearances in television and film. With memorable roles in such films as Liar Liar and Mrs. Doubtfire, in addition to her appearances on Matlock, L.A. Law, The Geena Davis Show, and Ally McBeal, Haney's likeable personality proved both enduring and endearing.

On May 26, 2001, Anne Haney died of natural causes in her Studio City, CA, home. She was 67.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
27% The Out-of-Towners
  • Woman in Bathroom
1999
45% Forces of Nature
  • Emma
1999
37% Psycho
  • Mrs. Chambers
1998
48% Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • Margaret Williams
1997
81% Liar Liar
  • Greta
1997
No Score Yet Changing Habits
  • Sister Humiliata
1997
89% Mother
  • Helen
1996
90% The American President
  • Mrs. Chapil
1995
No Score Yet Star Struck
  • Grams
1994
71% Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Mrs. Sellner
1993
No Score Yet K-9000
  • Mrs. Wiffington
1991
No Score Yet Elvis and Me
  • Grandma
1988
No Score Yet Cold Steel
  • Anna Modine
1987
No Score Yet LBJ: The Early Years
  • Lyndon's Mother
1987
No Score Yet The Christmas Gift
  • Clara Huckle
1986
No Score Yet The Thanksgiving Promise
  • Mrs. Sudsup
1986
33% The Best of Times
  • Marcy
1986
No Score Yet Blind Justice
  • Joyce Anderson
1986
No Score Yet Malice in Wonderland
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Celebrity
  • Millie
1985
No Score Yet The Night They Saved Christmas
  • Hedda
1984
20% Impulse
  • Mrs. Piersall
1984
43% The Osterman Weekend
  • Honeymoon Couple
1983
No Score Yet Independence Day
  • Rose Parker
1983
68% Frances
  • Hairdresser
1982
No Score Yet Some Kind of Hero
  • Monica
1982
No Score Yet The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
  • Waitress
1981
75% Hopscotch
  • Mrs. Myerson
1980
No Score Yet Summer of My German Soldier
  • Mrs. Benn
1978

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Ms. Packer
No Score Yet Cheers
1982-1993
  • Guest
No Score Yet Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
  • Rishon Uxbridge
No Score Yet Ally McBeal
1997-2002
  • Brandy Engbloom
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
1987-1990
  • Tamara
No Score Yet Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
1993-1999
  • Judge Renora
The Twilight Zone
1985-1989
  • Mary Ross

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