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Who is Blythe Danner?
Blythe Katherine Danner Danner is an American well-known actress. She has received various accolades including two Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series because of her role as Izzy Hussstodt on Huff (2004 to 2006), and a Tony Award for Best Actress because of her performance in Butterflies Are Free on Broadway (1969 to 1972).
Moreover, she was nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy for portraying Marilyn Truman on Will & Grace (2001 to 2006; 2018 to 2020) and the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her in We Were the Mulvaneys (2002) and Back When We Were Grownups For the latter, she received also a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Furthermore, she has played Dina Byrnes in Meet the Parents (2000) and its sequels Meet the Fockers (204) and Little Fockers (2010). Also, she has collaborated on several occasions with Woody Allen, appearing in three of his films: Another Woman (1988), Alice (1990), and Husbands and Wives (1992). Her other notable film credits include; 1776 (1972), Hearts of the West (1975), The Great Santini (1979), Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990), The Prince of Tides (1991), To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), The X-Files (1998), Forces of Nature (1999), The Love Letter (1999), The Last Kiss (2006), Paul (2011), Hello I Must Be Going (2012), I’ll See You in My Dreams (2015), and What They Had (2018).
How Old Is Blythe Danner?
She is 79 years old as of November 2022, having been born on February 3, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Danner shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Taylor Caniff, Daddy Yankee, India Love, Sean Kingston, and many more.
Blythe Danne Family
Who are Blythe Danner’s Parents?
She was born to Harry Earl Danner (Father) a bank executive, and Katherine Danner (Mother, who died in 2006).
Does Blythe Danner have Siblings?
She has three siblings. A bother by the name Harry Danner (an American operatic tenor actor of stage, screen, and film), a sister by the name Dorothy Danner (a performer-turned-director), and a maternal half-brother by the name William Moening III (born in 1930, but died on February 26, 2004) a violin maker.
Blythe Danner Education
She received her high school education at George School where she graduated in 1960. After graduating from high school, she attended Bard College where she graduated in 1965.
Blythe Danner’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that she is currently single. However, she was previously married to the love of her life, Bruce Paltrow (born on November 26, 1943, but died on October 3, 2002) was an American television and film director and producer. They married in 1969 until Bruce’s death in 2002.
Blythe Danner Kids
She has two kids with her late husband Bruce. A daughter by the name of Gwyneth Paltrow (born on September 27, 1972) is an American actress. And a son by the name of Jake Paltrow (born on September 26, 1975) an American film director, screenwriter, and actor.
Blythe Danner Career
Her first roles included the 1967 musical Mata Hari and the 1968 Off-Broadway production of Summertree. Whereas her early Broadway appearances included Cyrano de Bergerac (1968) and her Theatre World Award-winning performance in The Miser (1969). Because of portraying a free-scripted divorcee in Butterflies Are Free (1970), she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Next, she portrayed Martha Jefferson in the film version of 1776 in 1972. That same year, she played the unknowing wife of a husband who committed murder in the Columbo episode “Etude in Black” opposite Peter Falk and John Cassavetes.
Her earliest starring film role was in 1972 opposite Alan Alda in To Kill a Clown. Also, she appeared in the episode of M*A*S*H entitled “The More I See You”, playing the love interest of Alda’s character Hawkeye Pierce. Later, she played lawyer Amanda opposite Ken Howard as Adam Bonner in television’s Adam’s Rib. Moreover, she played Zelda Fitzgerald in F. Scott Fitzgerald and ‘The Last of the Belles’ (1974). That same year, she was the eponymous heroine in the film Lovin’ Molly (directed by Sidney Lumet). Next, she appeared in Futurewood, playing Tracy Ballard with co-star Peter Fonda (1976). She then played the wife of Albert Speer in the 1982 TV movie Inside the Third Reich.
In the film version of Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical play Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), she portrayed a middle-aged Jewish mother. Also, she has made appearances in two films based on the novels of Pat Conroy, The Great Santini (1979) and The Prince of Tides (1991) as well as two television movies adapted from books by Anne Tyler, Saint Maybe, and Back When We Were Grownups, both for the Hallmark Hall of Fame. She then appeared opposite Robert De Niro in the 2000 comedy hit Meet the Parents, and its sequels, Meet the Fockers (2004) and Little Fockers (2010). From 2001 to 2006, she appeared regularly on NBC’s sitcom Will & Grace as Will Truman’s mother Marily.
Then from 2004 to 2006, she starred in the main cast of the comedy-drama series Huff. Because of her work on Will & Grace, Huff, and the television film Back When We Were Grownups, she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, winning for her role in Huff. In 2006, she won a second consecutive Emmy Award for Huff. For 25 years, she has been a regular performer at the Williamstown Summer Theatre Festival, where she also serves on the board of directors. She was awarded an inaugural Katherine Hepburn Medal in 2006, by Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Centre. In 2015, she was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
A Career in Environmental Activism
For 30 years, she has been involved in environmental issues such as recycling and conservation. Moreover, she has been active with INFORM, Inc., is on the Board of Environmental Advocates of New York and the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association, and won the 2002 EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award. She joined Moms Clean Air Force in 2011, to help call on parents to join in the fight against toxic air pollution.
A Career in Health Care Activism
After the death of her husband Bruce Paltrow from oral cancer, she went on to become involved with the nonprofit Oral Cancer Foundation. She has also made appearances in commercials for Proila, a brand of denosumab used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
Blythe Danner Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches (1.7m) and a weight of 57kg (125lbs).
Blythe Danner’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $45 million.