Flynn, Miriam 1952-

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Flynn, Miriam 1952-


Born June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, OH; raised in Shaker Heights, OH.


Agent—Danis Panaro Nist, 9201 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; House of Representatives, 211 South Beverly Dr., Suite 208, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actress and voice performer. Second City, Chicago, member of the resident company for four years.

Awards, Honors:

Best actress award, 1978, for work at Second City.


Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All to You, Los Angeles production. Performed at Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles. Also appeared in productions of Second City, Chicago.

Film Appearances:

Telephone operator, To Be Announced, 1979.

First Family, 1980.

Bunny Packard, Class Reunion (also known as National Lampoon's "Class Reunion"), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Annette, Mr. Mom (also known as Mr. Mum and Perfect Daddy), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

Cousin Catherine, Vacation (also known as American Vacation, National Lampoon's "Summer Vacation," and National Lampoon's "Vacation"), Warner Bros., 1983.

Betty, 18 Again!, New World Pictures, 1988.

Donna Elliot, For Keeps (also known as Maybe Baby), TriStar, 1988.

Mom, Homesick, 1988.

Mrs. Parks, Stealing Home, Warner Bros., 1988.

Cousin Catherine, Christmas Vacation (also known as National Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation" and National Lampoon's "Winter Holiday"), Warner Bros., 1989.

Helen, Lonely Hearts, Gibraltar Entertainment, 1991.

Voice of Maa (the very old ewe), Babe (also known as Babe, the Gallant Pig), Universal, 1995.

Costume dresser, Waiting for Guffman, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996.

Voice of Franklin's mom, Carpool, Warner Bros., 1996.

Cousin Catherine, Vegas Vacation (also known as National Lampoon's "Vegas Vacation"), Warner Bros., 1997.

Voice of Grandma, The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (animated), Universal Pictures Home Video, 1997.

Voice of Grandma, The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (animated), Universal Pictures Home Video, 1998.

Additional voices, The Emperor's New Groove (animated), Buena Vista, 2000.

Voice of Grandma, The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (animated), Universal Pictures Home Video, 2000.

Bussier waitress, Chump Change, 2000.

Grace, Evolution, Columbia, 2001.

Voice of Grandma, The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (animated; also known as The Land Before Time 8: The Big Freeze and Land Before Time: The Big Freeze), 2001.

Voice of Diplodocus Mom, The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water (animated; also known as The Land Before Time: Journey to the Big Water), Universal Studios Home Video, 2002.

Voice of Grandma, The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (animated), Universal, 2003.

Voice of Grandma Longneck, The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (animated), Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2004.

Lois, Darcy's Off-White Wedding, 2005.

Voice of Grandma Longneck, The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (animated), Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2006.

Voice of Grandma Longneck, The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (animated), 2007.

Film Work:

Coproducer, Black Cadillac, First Look Entertainment, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Regular performer, The Tim Conway Show, CBS, 1980-81.

Maggie Weston, Maggie, ABC, 1981-82.

Joan Hoodenpyle, Raising Miranda, CBS, 1988.

Voice of Gandra Dee, DuckTales (animated; also known as Disney's "DuckTales"), syndicated, 1989-90.

Voice characterizations, Bobby's World (animated), Fox, 1990-98.

Voice of Jean Tasmanian Devil, Taz-Mania (animated), Fox, 1991-94.

Adrienne, Stand by Your Man, Fox, 1992.

Voices of Charles' mother and a model, The Tick (animated), Fox, 1994-97.

Voice characterizations, The Itsy Bitsy Spider (animated), 1994.

Voice of mother, What-a-Mess (animated), ABC, 1995.

Kelly, Malcolm & Eddie, UPN, c. 1996-2000.

Voice of Lonely Sue, The Legend of Calamity Jane (animated), The WB, 1997.

Sister Helen, Grounded for Life, Fox then The WB, 2001-2005.

Voice of Mildred "Millie" Tabootie, ChalkZone, Nickelodeon, 2002-2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sheila, Her Life as a Man, 1984.

Helen, Help Wanted: Kids, 1986.

Evelyn, From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, ABC, 1995.

Judge, Indictment: The McMartin Trial, HBO, 1995.

Personnel director, Letter to My Killer, USA Network, 1995.

Catherine Johnson, Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (also known as Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure, " and National Lampoon's "Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure"), NBC, 2003.

Rose, Fielder's Choice, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice Helen, Franny, and Will, Christmas Every Day, 1987.

Voice of Gandra Dee, Super Ducktales (animated), 1989.

Voice, The Butter Battle Book, TNT, 1989.

Voice of Sasha, Hound Town, NBC, 1989.

Patricia Flocken, The Flockens, ABC, 1990.

Voice, A DuckTales Valentine (animated), NBC, 1990.

Voice, Christmas Every Day, syndicated, 1991.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Bobbie Hall, Full House, CBS, 1983.

Helen Silt, Mr. Success, NBC, 1984.

Betty, Mickey and Nora, CBS, 1987.

Cookie Lippman, Real Life, CBS, 1988.

Mother Superior, Jenny, NBC, 1997.

Voice of Mrs. Bobo and official voice, The Kitty Bobo Show (animated), Cartoon Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Myrna, Silver Spoons, NBC, 1982.

Mrs. Brandt, "Greenlawn Street Blues," Gimme a Break!, NBC, 1983.

Phyllis Simon, "The Computer Kid," Night Court, NBC, 1984.

Phyllis Henshaw, "Love Thy Neighbor," Cheers, NBC, 1985.

Marian Flynn, "Robin and Marian," Riptide, 1985.

Mrs. Carpenter, "My Buddy," Family Ties, NBC, 1986.

Voice, "Nothing to Sneeze At," Foofur (animated), 1986.

Voice, "A Royal Pain," Foofur (animated), 1986.

Voice, "This Little Piggy's on TV," Foofur (animated), 1986.

Voice, "Russian Through New York," Foofur (animated), 1986.

Betty, "Mickey and Nora," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987.

Cookie Lippman, "Real Life," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1988.

Jill, "Changing Lanes," The Tracey Ullman Show, Fox, 1988.

Madeleine, "The Son Also Rises," L.A. Law, NBC, 1988.

Penny, Dear John, NBC, 1989.

Vi, "Murder—According to Maggie," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Voice of Miss Barr, "Moaning Lisa," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1990.

"Murray's Monster," Monsters, 1990.

Ellen Smith, "The Smiths Go to Washington," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991.

Helen Liptz, "The System Works," Night Court, NBS, 1991.

Additional voices, "The Merchant of Menace," Darkwing Duck (animated), ABC and syndicated, 1992.

Dr. Nina Bergstrom, "That's What Friends Aren't For," Herman's Head, Fox, 1992.

Likely Suspects, Fox, 1992.

Candy, "Doogie Doesn't Live Here Anymore," Doogie Howser, M.D., 1992.

Rachel, The Second Half, NBC, 1993.

Miriam Pleasance, "A Liver Runs Through It," Civil Wars, 1993.

Voice, "Werewolves of Dunneglen," Mighty Max, 1993.

Alice, "Bad Moons Rising," Picket Fences, CBS, 1993.

Eddie Moffit, "Foreign Correspondent," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

Voice characterization, "It's the Thing of the Principal," Duckman: Private Duck/Family Man (animated), USA Network, 1994.

Country club manager, "I Don't Remember Mama," The Nanny, CBS, 1994.

Voice, "Coach Fussell's Lament," The Tick (animated), 1994.

Lorraine Court, Madman of the People, NBC, 1994.

Robin Zeitlin, "Chapter Eight," Murder One, ABC, 1995.

Saleswoman, "Fourteen Minutes? (AKA The Christmas Show)," Partners, Fox, 1995.

Dr. Rose, "A Midsummer Night's Trim," Hope & Gloria, NBC, 1995.

Voice, Casper (animated), 1996.

Julie Sloan, High Incident, ABC, 1996.

Mary Stokes, "Part IV," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Jasmine, "Unarmed and Dangerous," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 1998.

Karen Koolie, "The Playing Field," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Mrs. Frank, "I Only Have Eyes for You," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1998.

Suzie Martin, "Stuck with Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as 3rd Rock and Life As We Know It), NBC, 1998.

Dee/Alison Williams, "Cinnamon Buns," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998.

Voice of Zaltig lady, "Mean Seasons," The New Batman Adventures (animated), 1998.

Jasmine, "Unarmed and Dangerous," Dharma & Greg, 1998.

Midwife, "Covenant," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), 1998.

Voice of television newscaster, "DisappearingInque," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 1999.

Bull, TNT, 2000.

Cooking teacher, "Reese Cooks," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2001.

"You Can Count on Me," Providence, NBC, 2001.

Gayle Stephenson, "Destiny Turns on the Radio," Once and Again, 2001.

Brenda, "George vs. George," George Lopez, ABC, 2003.

Winkie, "People of the Lie," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Winkie, "Picture of Perfect," Judging Amy, CBS, 2003.

Barb, Happy Family, NBC, 2003.

Belinda, "Secrets," Second Time Around, 2004.

Voice of Coop's mom and old lady, "TV Dinner," Megas XLR (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004.

Voice of Coop's mom, "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Coop," Megas XLR (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004.

Voice of Coop's mom and woman, "Thanksgiving Throwdown," Megas XLR (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004.

Voice, "The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia), Fox, 2005.

Voice of Aunt Vera, "Permanent Retirement," Ben 10 (animated), Cartoon Network, 2006.

"Hiroshi Watanabe in Bed with Curtis Wilson: Film at Eleven," Pepper Dennis, The WB, 2006.

Bonnie Woodcock, "Your Mother or Your Wife," Til Death, Fox, 2006.

Betty, "Wagers of Sin," Las Vegas, NBC, 2007.

Edna McCallister, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 2007.

Dr. Berman, "I Remember That," Desperate Housewives, ABC, 2007.

Dr. Berman, "Dress Big," Desperate Housewives, ABC, 2007.

Gretchen Bitzer, "The Heart of the Matter," Grey's Anatomy, ABC, 2007.

Gretchen Winters, "The Object of My Affection," Boston Legal, ABC, 2007.

Rose Claybrook, Cavemen, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared as voice of Mrs. Roberson, "Unusual Suspects," Quack Pack (animated).


Television Episodes:

The Tim Conway Show, CBS, 1980-81.