Verna Bloom

Verna Bloom

Highest Rated: 96% High Plains Drifter (1973)

Lowest Rated: 81% The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Birthday: Aug 7, 1939

Birthplace: Not Available

Trained for an acting career by Uta Hagen and Herbert Bergdorf, Verna Bloom burst onto the Broadway scene in the role of psychotic somnambulist Charlotte Corday in the American production of Marat/Sade. Her first film was Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool, playing the mother of incipient radical Mark Blankenship. She has since played character roles ranging from shopping-bag ladies to supercilious socialites in such films as High Plains Drifter (1971), Heroes (1977), National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and After Hours (1985). In Martin Scorcese's The Last Temptation of Christ, Verna was seen as a decidedly careworn Virgin Mary. Verna Bloom's television credits include several made for TV movies, including Sarah T: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975) and Playing for Time (1980).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
88% Tell Them Who You Are Actor 2005
No Score Yet Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update Actor 2003
81% The Last Temptation of Christ Mary 1988
91% The Journey of Natty Gann Farm Woman 1985
No Score Yet Deja Vu Actor 1985
89% After Hours June $10.7M 1985
93% Honkytonk Man Emmy 1982
No Score Yet Playing for Time Paulette 1980
90% National Lampoon's Animal House Marion Wormer 1978
No Score Yet Where Have All the People Gone? Jenny 1974
No Score Yet Badge 373 Maureen 1973
96% High Plains Drifter Sarah Belding 1973
87% The Hired Hand Hannah Collings 1971
96% Medium Cool Eileen 1969

TV

Credit
75% The West Wing
1999-2006
Molly Cregg 2003
No Score Yet The Equalizer
1985-1989
Marian 1988
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Carrie 1976
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Ellen 1969

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