Headly, Glenne 1955(?)–

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HEADLY, Glenne 1955(?)–

(Glenne Headley)


Full name, Glenne Aimee Headly; born March 13, 1955 (some sources say 1959), in New London, CT; married John Malkovich (an actor and director), August 2, 1982 (divorced, 1988); married Byron McCulloch (a musician, camera grip, and metal worker), 1993 (divorced); children: (second marriage) one son. Education: Graduated from High School of the Performing Arts, New York City, and from American College of Switzerland; trained for the stage at Herbert Berghof Studios. Avocational Interests: Shopping.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress, director, and writer. Steppenwolf Theatre Company and St. Nicholas New Works Ensemble, both Chicago, IL, member of companies; also worked as waitress at TriBeCa; participated in wildlife causes and studies.

Member: Greenpeace, American Farmland Trust, Defenders of Wildlife, Save–the–Redwoods League.

Awards, Honors: Joseph Jefferson Awards, best supporting actress and best ensemble (with others), 1980, both for Say Goodnight, Gracie; Joseph Jefferson Awards, best supporting actress and best ensemble (with others), 1981, Drama Desk Award (with others), best ensemble acting, 1985, all for Balm in Gilead; Joseph Jefferson Award, best supporting actress, 1983, for The Miss Firecracker Contest; Theatre World Award, 1984, for The Philanthropist; Joseph Jefferson Award, best supporting actress, 1985, for Coyote Ugly; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a special, 1989, for Lonesome Dove; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or special, 1997, for Bastard Out of Carolina.


Stage Appearances:

Emma, Curse of the Starving Class, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1979.

Laura Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, North Light Repertory Theatre, Evanston, IL, 1982.

(Off–Broadway debut) Terry, Extremities, Westside Arts Center, Cheryl Crawford Theatre, 1983.

Celia, The Philanthropist, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1983.

Ann, Balm in Gilead, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, then Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, both 1984, later Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1984–1985.

Raina Petkoff, Arms and the Man, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1985.

(London debut) Aunt Dan and Lemon, 1999.

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1988.

Detachments, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles, 2000.

The Guys, New York City, 2001.

Vivien Leigh, Orson's Shadow, Los Angeles, 2002.

Also appeared in Say Goodnight, Gracie, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Coyote Ugly, and Loose Ends, all with Steppenwolf Theatre Company; The Diary of Anne Frank and Charley's Aunt.

Stage Work:

Director of Canadian Gothic.

Film Appearances:

Lola, Four Friends (also known as Georgia's Friends), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1981.

Miss Debbylike, Doctor Detroit, Universal, 1983.

Joan, Eleni, Warner Bros., 1985.

Trelis, Truman's wife, Fandango, Warner Bros., 1985.

(As Glenne Headley) Hooker, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1985.

Trish, Making Mr. Right, Orion, 1987.

Renee Lomax, Nadine, TriStar, 1987.

Kate Madden, Paperhouse, Vestron, 1988.

Janet Colgate, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Orion, 1988.

Cora Gage, Stars and Bars, Columbia, 1988.

Tess Trueheart, Dick Tracy, Touchstone, 1990.

Joyce Urbanski, Mortal Thoughts, Columbia, 1991.

Adele Ratignolle, Grand Isle, 1991.

Charlotte, Ordinary Magic (also known as Ganesh), 1993.

Detective Theresa Walsh, Getting Even with Dad, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1994.

Iris Holland, Mr. Holland's Opus, Buena Vista, 1995.

Susan Parish, 2 Days in the Valley, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1996.

Rita Robbins, Sgt. Bilko (also known as Sergeant Bilko), Universal, 1996.

(Uncredited) Barmaid, The X–Files (also known as The X–Files: The Movie and Aux frontieres du reel), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1998.

Voice of Zootie, Babe: Pig in the City, Universal, 1998.

Francine Pefko, Breakfast of Champions, Buena Vista, 1999.

Dava Adair, therapist, Timecode, Screen Gems, 2000.

Vivian, Bartleby, Outrider Pictures, 2001.

Gloria, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2001.

Herself, Scene Stealers, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer Home Entertainment, 2002.

Anne Marie Purdy, Raising Flagg, 2003.

Karen, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Buena Vista, 2004.

Around the Bend, Warner Bros., 2004.

Samantha, Eulogy, Artisan Entertainment, 2004.

Helen Tatelbaum, The Moguls, Newmarket Films, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Abby Keaton, ER, NBC, 1996–1997.

Francesca Pinoni, Encore! Encore!, NBC, 1998–1999.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Elmira Johnson, Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1989.

Helen McCormack, "The Three Sisters," A Girl Thing, Showtime, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Say Goodnight, Gracie, 1983.

Adele Ratignolle, Grand Isle (also known as The Awakening), TNT, 1992.

Dr. Mary Guinan, And the Band Played On, HBO, 1993.

Aunt Ruth, Bastard Out of Carolina, Showtime, 1996.

Doris Patton, Pronto, 1997.

Dallas Wayne, Winchell, HBO, 1998.

Vickie Talley, My Own Country, Showtime, 1998.

Caitlin, The Darkest Day, 1999.

Ingrid Green, The Sandy Bottom Orchestra, Showtime, 2001.

Chelsea Thayer Wayne, On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001.

Brita, Women vs. Men, Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Olive, "Seize the Day," Great Performances, PBS, 1987.

Voice, Santabear's Highflying Adventure (animated), CBS, 1987.

Labor of Love: The Making of "Bastard Out of Carolina," Lifetime, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

The Burbs, F/X, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Darlene, "Tricks," Hotel Room (also known as David Lynch's Hotel Room), HBO, 1993.

Gretchen (guest caller), "An Affair to Forget," Frasier, NBC, 1993.

Voice of Miss Salimony, "The Voice," Recess (animated), 1998.

Renee Chanquist, "New Orleans Saints," The Fugitive, CBS, 2001.

Karen Stottlemeyer, "Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man," Monk, USA Network, 2003.

Anne, "Beautiful Blue Mystic," The Guardian, CBS, 2004.

Karen Stottlemeyer, "Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife," Monk, USA Network, 2004.

Karen Stottlemeyer, "Mr. Monk Gets Fired," Monk, USA Network, 2004.



New York, February 20, 1989, pp. 46, 48, 50, 53, 54.

New York Times, November 4, 1998.

People Weekly, November 11, 1996, p. 174.