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BARON, Joanne

PERSONAL

Married Steve Levine, February 24, 1980.

Education: Studied acting with William Esper in New York City.

Addresses:

Office—Joanne Baron–D. W. Brown Studio, 320 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Agent—Badgley Connor Talent Agency, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 311, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career:

Actress, producer, and executive. Joanne Baron–D. W. Brown Studio, Santa Monica, CA, co-founder, artistic director, and instructor. Also worked as a dialogue coach.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Roselle, C.O.D. (also known as Manche moegens prall), 1981, Lone Star, 1983.

Miss Lieberman, Valley Girl (also known as Bad Boyz and Rebel Dreams), Atlantic Releasing, 1983.

Miss Post, Joy of Sex (also known as National Lampoon's "The Joy of Sex"), Paramount, 1984.

Mrs. Taylor, Real Genius, TriStar, 1985.

Helen Greening, Someone to Watch over Me, Columbia, 1987.

Stand–up comic, That's Adequate, Vidmark Entertainment, 1989.

Second "salesdervish," All I Want for Christmas, Paramount, 1991.

Brenda (a waitress), Universal Soldier, TriStar, 1992.

Neighbor, Family Prayers (also known as A Family Divided), Arrow Releasing, 1993.

Curt woman, Threesome, TriStar, 1994.

First intensive care unit nurse, Angie, Buena Vista, 1994.

Marilyn Yeagher, Pet Shop, Moonbeam Entertainment, 1994.

Allie Dadadad, Allie & Me, Film Kitchen, 1997.

Priss, St. Patrick's Day, Sceneries Distribution, 1997.

Registrar, The Secret Life of Girls, Her Way/Ocean Park Pictures, 1999.

Salesperson, BitterSweet, Pioneer Entertainment, 1999.

Aunt Rose, Brooklyn Babylon, Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

Gretchen, Hard Luck, Film Kitchen, 2001.

Janice Crawford, Perfume, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Marilyn, The Myersons, 2001.

Burning Down the House, Vanguard Cinema, 2001.

Dr. Eilene Preminger, Intoxicating, Rogue Arts, 2004.

Margueritte, The Prince & Me, Paramount, 2004.

Ned's foster mother, Neo Ned, Kismet Entertainment Group, 2004.

Skeptical scientist, Spider–Man 2, Columbia, 2004, also released as Spider–Man 2: The IMAX Experience..

Beryl, God's Waiting List, God's Waiting List/Hungry Yak Productions, 2005.

Mrs. Goldman, Kalamazoo?, Londinium Productions, 2005.

Ms. Jones, Fly Boys, 2005.

Film Executive Producer:

Allie & Me, Film Kitchen, 1997.

(With others) Perfume, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Film Producer:

(With others) Brooklyn Babylon, Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

Burning Down the House, Vanguard Cinema, 2001.

(With others) Intoxicating, Rogue Arts, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mrs. Weissman, Prime Target, NBC, 1989.

Mona Tuckman, Crazy in Love, TNT, 1992.

Marsha Levine, Ladykiller (also known as Scene of the Crime), Showtime, 1996.

Mrs. Saunders, The Dentist, HBO, 1996.

Mrs. Brody, The Big Fall, HBO, 1997.

Ring–a–ding girl, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, HBO, 1999.

Miss Teacake Magee, The Ponder Heart, PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mrs. Beacham, "Night of the Meek," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1985.

Judith Jacobs, "How Sammo Got His Groove Back," Martial Law, CBS, 1998.

Working girl, "Sins of the Past," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999.

Female guest God, "The Book of Questions," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2004.

Appeared as Rabbi Nussbaum, Diagnosis Murder, CBS; as Virgie, ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC; as Steve O'Lay, Sisters, NBC; as Janice Flambo, Sledge Hammer!, ABC; as Dawn Fisher, Street Time, Show-time; and as a waitress, Veronica's Closet, NBC. Also appeared in Civil Wars, ABC; and in Strong Medicine, Lifetime.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Brenda, Lovers and Other Strangers, ABC, 1983.

Television Work; Movies:

(With others) Executive producer, Profoundly Normal (also known as Le droit a la difference), CBS, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Slated to appear in Let My People Come: A Sexual Musical, originally scheduled to run at the Morosco Theatre, New York City, but never opened.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Joanne Baron–D. W. Brown Studio Web Site, http://www.baronbrown.com, February 16, 2005.

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