Adler, Joanna (Joanna P. Adler)

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Adler, Joanna (Joanna P. Adler)


Education: Attended Williams College, Williamstown, MA, and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY.


Actress. Appeared in numerous television commercials; Arden Party (theater company), member.

Awards, Honors:

Obie Award, distinguished performance, Village Voice, 1995, for The Boys in the Basement; New Dramatists Bowden Award, 1997; New Dramatists Award to Actors.


Film Appearances:

Neurotic girl, The Five Spot, 1993.

F. Freemder, The Proprietor (also known as La propritaire), Warner Bros., 1996.

Deke, Ties to Rachel, 1997 boy, The Silent Love of the Fish (short), 1998.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Vyczowski, A Perfect Murder, Warner Bros., 1998.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Policewoman number two, Side Streets, Cargo Films, 1998.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Vickie, Just the Ticket (also known as Gary & Linda), United Artists, 1999.

Heather, A Fish in the Bathtub, Curb Entertainment, 1999.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Piercing woman, Down to You, Miramax, 2000.

McCue's bartender, Drop Back Ten, 2000.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Gaby, The Event, ThinkFilm, 2003.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Summer's mother, The School of Rock (also known as School of Rock), Paramount, 2003.

Melissa, Book of Love, Sundance Channel Home Entertainment, 2004.

Cordelia, Boutique (short), 2004.

Betty, My Mom and Dad (short), 2004.

Sheila, Shut Up and Sing (also known as Sing Now or Forever Hold Your Peace), Strand Releasing, 2006.

Dr. Gaskill, The Big Bad Swim, Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Joanna P. Adler) Katja, Trigger Happy, Independent Film Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Joanna P. Adler) Syd, "Bay of Married Pigs," Sex and the City, HBO, 1998.

Dr. Ball, "The Song Remains the Same," Cosby, CBS, 2000.

Amber Woods, "Missing," Law & Order, NBC, 2002.

(As Joanna P. Adler) Persephone James, "Informed," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2006.

Voice of Mrs. Manstrong, "Guess Who's Coming to State Dinner?," The Venture Brothers, Cartoon Network, 2006.

Voice of Mrs. Manstrong, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Kills," The Venture Brothers, Cartoon Network, 2006.

Voice of Mrs. Manstrong, "Viva los muertos!," The Venture Brothers, Cartoon Network, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Second-Hand Smoke, Primary Stages Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Hate Mail, Primary Stages Theatre, 1997.

Cheryl Mindle, Fluffy, and Mom number two, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1998.

Beaty, Lydie Breeze: Parts I & II, New York Theatre Workshop, 2000.

Kelly Short, Deuce, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 2007.

Also appeared as title role, Benita Canova; title role, Pericles, Workhouse.