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Annette O'Toole is a Actor and Sound American born on 1 april 1952 at Houston (USA)

Annette O'Toole

Annette O'Toole
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Birth name Annette Toole
Nationality USA
Birth 1 april 1952 (68 years) at Houston (USA)

Annette O'Toole (born April 1, 1952) is an American actress, dancer, and singer-songwriter. She is most recently known for portraying Martha Kent, the mother of Clark Kent on the television series Smallville.


O'Toole married actor Bill Geisslinger on April 8, 1983; the couple had two daughters, Nell and Anna.

O'Toole first met Michael McKean, the man who would later become her second husband, when McKean was working on Laverne & Shirley. After both were divorced, O'Toole and McKean became friends in 1997, while starring together on Final Justice, a Lifetime movie. They were married in March 1999.

O'Toole and McKean guest-starred together in "Mega", a 10th season episode of Law & Order as a wealthy married couple accused of murder. The couple also guest starred on Boy Meets World as Topanga Lawrence's parents. McKean also played Perry White, the reporter, and later boyfriend, of O'Toole's character Martha Kent on Smallville.

Best films

48 Hrs. (1982)
Superman III (1983)
A Mighty Wind (2003)

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Filmography of Annette O'Toole (30 films)

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Falling Up
Falling Up (2009)

Directed by David M. Rosenthal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Joseph Cross, Sarah Roemer, Snoop Dogg, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claudette Lalí, Joe Pantoliano
Roles Grace O'Shea
Rating56% 2.8007352.8007352.8007352.8007352.800735
Nursing student Henry O'Shea (Joseph Cross), who suddenly finds himself the 'head' of his family, after the death of his father, takes a leave from school to support his mother, getting a job as a New York doorman. Soon one of the building's residents, Scarlett Dowling (Sarah Roemer), takes notice of him and soon they become romantically attracted to each other, much to the annoyance of her mother (Mimi Rogers).
Here on Earth, 1h36
Directed by Mark Piznarski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Children's films, Teen movie
Actors Chris Klein, Leelee Sobieski, Josh Hartnett, Michael Rooker, Annie Corley, Annette O'Toole
Roles Jo Cavanaugh
Rating52% 2.602752.602752.602752.602752.60275
Kelvin "Kelley" Morse and Jasper Arnold become involved in a car race and accidentally damage a restaurant owned by Samantha Cavanaugh's parents. Both are sentenced to perform community service by repairing the damage. Although Kelley comes from a wealthy family and Jasper's parents are working-class, they soon find themselves fighting over the same girl, Samantha. While Jasper and Samantha have been courting publicly for years, in secret, Kelley and Samantha begin to spend time together. They soon find that they have more in common than they imagined, and they fall in love. Eventually, Jasper learns of their interlude and doesn't like it. During a trip to Kelley's home in Boston he reveals to Samantha that his mother killed herself. Samantha brings Kelley into the house and they sleep together. In the morning, after Sam makes Kelley breakfast, Kelley's father arrives and informs him he must attend college early and give up his fling with Samantha. Upon returning to the small town, Samantha's parents soon learn that their daughter has osteosarcoma, stemming from a track/field injury, and only a few months to live. Samantha tells Kelley that she thinks everyone has their own heaven and it is made of a combination of all the things we loved in life. She says that his mother has Kelley with her in her heaven. When Kelley learns the awful truth, he must decide if he should obey his father's wishes and go to college or stay by the side of the first girl he's ever loved. In the end he returns to be with Samantha during her final months of life. At her funeral, Kelley recites a passage from a poem he and Sam loved. The film closes with a shot of Samantha running through a field in her version of heaven.
Keeping the Promise, 1h33
Genres Drama
Actors Keith Carradine, Annette O'Toole, Brendan Fletcher, Gordon Tootoosis, Maury Chaykin, Allegra Denton
Roles Anne Hallowell
Rating64% 3.2431153.2431153.2431153.2431153.243115
Keeping The Promise, tells the story of a 13-year-old boy, Matt (Brendan Fletcher) and his father, (Keith Carradine) who, as early settlers, together build a wooden cabin in Maine in 1768. However, Matt's father must head back to Quincy, Massachusetts, to get Matt's mother, sister, and newborn sibling who were all left behind so Matt and his father could build shelter for them. Matt's father promises to return in seven weeks and Matt is left alone with his father's old watch (a family heirloom) and a hunting rifle to guard the family's newly built homestead and field crops. Unfortunately, Matt finds himself enduring many hardships for which he is unprepared. His hunting rifle is stolen by a stranger named Ben Loomis; while chasing after Ben: Matt trips and falls into a river. Luckily, Matt's misadventure has not gone unnoticed and he is pulled from the water. Ironically, the Indians he has learned to fear, through tales that his father had told him, save his life in this part of the story.
Au-dessus de tout soupçon, 3h5
Directed by Karen Arthur
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ken Olin, Lindsay Frost, Annette O'Toole, John Terry, Sherilyn Lawson, Marlyn Mason
Roles Cheryl Keeton Cunningham
Rating68% 3.4378153.4378153.4378153.4378153.437815
Âgé d'une quarantaine d'années, Brad Cunningham a toujours eu ce qu'il voulait : les plus belles femmes, comme les plus puissants bolides. Marié cinq fois et père de six enfants, il a aimé, puis abandonné, toutes celles qui ne cédaient plus à ces caprices.
A Mother's Revenge, 1h29
Directed by Armand Mastroianni
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films
Actors Lesley Ann Warren, Bruce Davison, Shirley Knight, Allison Mack, Annette O'Toole
Roles Ellen Wells
Rating61% 3.0519853.0519853.0519853.0519853.051985
The film opens with Arizona housewife and mother Carol Sanders enjoying a morning run through the neighborhood with her 12-year-old daughter, Wendy. As they return, Carol's husband Bill reveals that he's managed to land an important business deal, though the happy mood is cut short after realizing that the couple's rebellious teenage daughter, Jill, has overslept again. Wendy offers to wake her, but a minor argument ensues between the two sisters after she does so, though Carol quickly defuses it.
Kiss of a Killer, 1h33
Origin USA
Actors Annette O'Toole, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Wimmer, Gregg Henry, Lee Garlington, Gordon Clapp
Roles Kate Wilson
Rating64% 3.2324753.2324753.2324753.2324753.232475
Kate Wilson (Toole), leads a double life by spending her days working in a real estate office while spending most nights caring for her ailing mother, Mrs. Wilson (Saint). One night a week, however, she changes into a bright red cocktail dress and drives across town to ritzy bars looking for one night stands with different men. One of these encounters brings her into close contact with a serial rapist who has just stepped up to homicide.
Love at Large, 1h37
Directed by Alan Rudolph
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Comedy thriller, Crime, Romance
Actors Tom Berenger, Dirk Blocker, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw, Annette O'Toole
Roles Mrs. King
Rating57% 2.8525652.8525652.8525652.8525652.852565
Set in a present that feels more like the past, Harry Dobbs is a private detective surrounded by mysterious and dangerous dames. Among them is his angry girlfriend, Doris, and the suspicious women he encounters on his latest case.
The Dreamer of Oz, 1h31
Directed by Jack Bender
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Fantasy
Themes Films about writers, Children's films
Actors John Ritter, Annette O'Toole, Rue McClanahan, Charles Haid, David Schramm, Nancy Lenehan
Roles Maud Gage Baum
Rating73% 3.6823453.6823453.6823453.6823453.682345
The film depicts how L. Frank Baum came to create one of the much loved fairy tale The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, while undergoing professional and personal failures.
It (1990)
, 2h58
Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Serial killer films, Films about school violence
Actors Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Seth Green, Annette O'Toole, Tim Reid
Roles Beverly Marsh Rogan
Rating70% 3.5273653.5273653.5273653.5273653.527365
Set in the town of Derry, Maine in the year 1960, six-year old Georgie Denbrough is lured to a storm drain when his paper boat drops down into it. When attempting to retrieve it, he encounters a strange man dressed in a clown costume who calls himself "Pennywise the Dancing Clown." The man tempts Georgie closer with promises of cotton candy and balloons, exclaiming that "they all float down" into the sewer. He says that Georgie can "float" too before revealing his true nature, grabbing him and viciously tearing his right arm off. His older brother, Bill, is overwhelmed with guilt for inadvertently sending Georgie to his death and is terrified when his picture comes to life and bleeds.
Broken Vows, 1h35
Directed by Jud Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Annette O'Toole, Frances Fisher, M. Emmet Walsh, Milo O'Shea, David Strathairn
Roles Nana Marie 'Nim' Fitzpatrick
Rating55% 2.769812.769812.769812.769812.76981
Lorsque le père Joseph Hennessey se rend au domicile d'un de ses paroissiens à offrir des droits derniers, il devient impliqué dans un complot qui ébranle finalement sa foi à son fondement même. Intrigué par la mention de l'homme en train de mourir de « Nim », et fasciné par le comportement saint, la curiosité du père Joseph de l'homme redouble quand une belle jeune femme entre dans son église à remettre en question le jeune prêtre au sujet de l'homme décédé. Père Joseph et la femme, qu'il découvre être le « Nim » en question, se lancent dans une enquête sur les circonstances entourant la mort de l'homme.
Cross My Heart
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns, Lee Arenberg, Corinne Bohrer
Roles Kathy
Rating57% 2.8520852.8520852.8520852.8520852.852085
Bruce Gaynor (Paul Reiser) advises David Morgan (Short) while Nancy (Joanna Kerns) advises Kathy (O'Toole) on how to go about their third and most intimate date.