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Lovejoy, Deirdre 1962-

Lovejoy, Deirdre 1962-


Born June 30, 1962, in Abilene, TX; mother's name, Marcia. Education: University of Evansville, graduated; New York University, M.F.A.


Manager—Amy Guenther, Gateway Management Partners, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036.



Awards, Honors:

Helen Hayes Award nomination, Washington Theatre Awards Society, for How I Learned to Drive.


Television Appearances; Series:

Attorney Rhonda Pearlman, The Wire, HBO, 2002-2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Rosemary Kennedy, The Kennedys of Massachusetts, ABC, 1990.

Detective Linda Arndt, Perfect Murder, Perfect Town (also known as Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: Jon Benet and the City of Boulder), CBS, 2000.

Laura's lawyer, Kingpin, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Judith Crockit, "Virtue," Law & Order, NBC, 1994.

Crime scene unit technician, "Thrill," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Karen Sealey, "Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down," Trinity, 1999.

Third reporter, "Politically Incorrect," Spin City, ABC, 1999.

Nancy, "Patterns," Third Watch, NBC, 1999.

First reporter, "How to Bury a Millionaire," Spin City, ABC, 1999.

Reporter, "Airplane!" Spin City, ABC, 2000.

Hernandez, "Slaves," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

Hernandez, "Secrets," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001.

Ms. Diamond, "Closure," Ed, NBC, 2001.

Penny Halliwell, "Malignant," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2002.

Mrs. Peterson, "In Extremis," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2002.

Taylor, "Orders," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2003.

Courtney, "A Time for Every Purpose," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2003.

State's attorney, "The Long Goodbye," Judging Amy, CBS, 2003.

Michelle Foster, "Chatty Chatty Bang Bang," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2004.

Lisa Wolfe, "Eppur Si Muove," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Lisa Wolfe, "The Supremes," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Allie Tedesco, "Hannah Tedesco," Nip/Tuck, FX Network, 2005.

Melissa Langner, "Heroic Measures," The Closer, TNT, 2006.

Daria Samson, "Waste Not," Numb3rs (also known as Num3ers), CBS, 2006.

Ellen Porter, "Prodigal Son," Close to Home, CBS, 2006.

Ellen Porter, "Barren," Close to Home, CBS, 2007.

Shannon, "Aunt Myra Doesn't Pee a Lot," Two and a Half Men, CBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The devil, Punch and Judy Get Divorced, 1992.

Film Appearances:

Nurse Wells, Sour Grapes, Columbia, 1998.

Jean, Number One (short film), 1998.

Officer Isabel, Random Hearts, Columbia, 1999.

Fighting neighbor, The Talented Mr. Ripley (also known as The Mysterious Yearning Secretive Sad Lonely Troubled Confused Loving Musical Gifted Intelligent Beautiful Tender Sensitive Haunted Passionate Talented Mr. Ripley), Paramount, 1999.

(Uncredited) Police officer, Shaft (also known as Shaft—Noch Fragen?), Paramount, 2000.

Beverly Modina, My Sister's Wedding, 2001.

Student teacher, Thirteen Conversations about One Thing (also known as 13 Conversations), Sony Pictures Classics, 2002.

Nora's mom/Katherine Clark, Step Up, Buena Vista, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Elizabeth Panelli, Getting & Spending, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1998.

imPerfect Chemistry, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Diane, The Gathering, Cort Theatre, New York City, 2000-2001.

Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 2005.

The Sisters Rosensweig, Old Globe Theatre, 2006.

Adriana, The Comedy of Errors, Old Globe Theatre, 2006.

Appeared in Church of the Soul Survivor, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY; as Julia, Dark Rapture, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; as Lady Utterwood, Heartbreak House, regional production; in Henry IV, Part 1, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City; as Li'l Bit, How I Learned to Drive, Century Theatre and Arena Stage, Washington, DC; as Ms. McCracken, The Lively Lad, regional production; as telephone girl, Machinal, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City; as Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York Shakespeare Festival; as Brooke, Noises Off, Actors Theatre of Louisville; in Once Around the City, New York Stage and Film Theatre, New York City; as Lewis, The Preservation Society, Primary Stages, New York City; as Clarissa Churhcill, Red Memories, New York Stage and Film Theatre; as Lydia Languish, The Rivals, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA; as Elizabeth, Six Degrees of Separation, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City; and as Liz, The Water Children, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City; also appeared in Church of the Soul Survivor; also performed at Center Stage, Baltimore, MD; Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; Indiana Repertory Theatre; Philadelphia Festival Theatre, Philadelphia, PA; and Vineyard Theatre.



Deirdre Lovejoy Official Site,, July 31, 2007.

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