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Beth Grant is a Actor American born on 18 september 1949 at Gadsden (USA)

Beth Grant

Beth Grant
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Nationality USA
Birth 18 september 1949 (74 years) at Gadsden (USA)

Beth Grant (born September 18, 1949) is an American character actress known for often playing conservatives, religious zealots, or sticklers for rules. She is currently a series regular on the television comedy The Mindy Project portraying the role of Beverly Janoszewski. She is known for her recurring role Gracie Leigh in the CBS post-apocalyptic drama Jericho.

She has appeared in the films No Country for Old Men, Speed, Donnie Darko, The Artist, Child's Play 2, Rain Man, Flatliners, Little Miss Sunshine, Sordid Lives, Dear Lemon Lima and Bad Words.


She is married to actor Michael Chieffo with whom she has a daughter, Mary Chieffo. They live in Los Angeles in the Valley Village neighborhood.

Best films

Crazy Heart (2010)

Usually with

James Franco
James Franco
(4 films)
Richard Kelly
Richard Kelly
(3 films)
Tim Suhrstedt
Tim Suhrstedt
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Beth Grant (78 films)

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The Long Home, 1h36
Directed by James Franco
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Josh Hutcherson, Tim Blake Nelson, Courtney Love, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito, James Franco
Roles Mrs. Winer
Rating49% 2.494322.494322.494322.494322.49432
Set in rural 1940s Tennessee, a young man, Nathan Winer (Hutcherson), lands a job building a "honky-tonk" bar for a charismatic, scheming bootlegger, unaware that the man had murdered his father ten years earlier.
Nostalgia (2018)
, 1h54
Directed by Mark Pellington
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener, John Ortiz, Nick Offerman, James LeGros, Bruce Dern
Roles Anna O'Bryan
Rating56% 2.802162.802162.802162.802162.80216
Le film est une patchwork de tranches de vie de personnages réunis par la perte, le deuil d’un parent, et donne un éclairage sur la manière dont ils trouvent l’amour et le réconfort dans les souvenirs et les objets.
In Dubious Battle, 1h50
Directed by James Franco
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Nat Wolff, Vincent D'Onofrio, Josh Hutcherson, Selena Gomez, Analeigh Tipton, Bryan Cranston
Roles Ethel
Rating59% 2.99872.99872.99872.99872.9987
Jim Nolan (Natt Wolff), an activist for "the Party" organizes a major strike for apple pickers in California in the 1930s.
Heartland (2017)

Directed by Maura Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Laura Spencer, Eve Gordon, Beth Grant, Steve Agee, Rachel Paulson, Velinda Godfrey
Roles Crystal
Rating60% 3.045473.045473.045473.045473.04547
Confrontée à une mort récente, une jeune artiste trouve du réconfort auprès de la petite amie de son frère.
The Institute, 1h30
Directed by James Franco
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Lori Singer, Pamela Anderson, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace
Roles Posthwaite
Rating42% 2.1055852.1055852.1055852.1055852.105585
En 1893 à Baltimore, la jeune Isabel Porter s'introduit dans l'Institut Rosewood, à la suite de la mort subite de ses parents, et subit des expériences extrêmes de lavage de cerveau et de contrôle de l'esprit par l'insidieux Dr Cairn.
Lucky (2017)
, 1h28
Directed by John Carroll Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Skerritt, Beth Grant
Roles Elaine
Rating73% 3.6505453.6505453.6505453.6505453.650545
Lucky vit seul à plus de 90 ans, à l'écart d'une petite ville. Il fait de l'exercice, marche tous les jours en ville pour aller prendre son café, faire ses courses et retrouver des amis dans un bar le soir. Malgré sa bonne santé, une chute avertit Lucky que la vieillesse est là. Il perd alors un peu de sa vigueur, se dispute avec un avocat qui tente de faire signer un testament à un ami inconsolable depuis que sa tortue centenaire "President Roosevelt" l'a quitté. Lucky retrouve toutefois une joie de vivre lors d'une fête d'anniversaire, où il chante en espagnol pour le jeune fils d'une commerçante d'origine mexicaine. Lucky rencontre aussi un vétéran avec qui il évoque des souvenirs de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Finalement la vie continue pour Lucky, tandis que la tortue poursuit elle aussi son chemin dans le désert.
Jackie (2016)
, 1h35
Directed by Pablo Larraín
Origin Chili
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Actors Natalie Portman, Greta Gerwig, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup, Max Casella, John Hurt
Roles Lady Bird Johnson
Rating66% 3.3466253.3466253.3466253.3466253.346625
En novembre 1963, le journaliste Theodore H. White se rend à Hyannis Port dans le Massachusetts pour y interviewer Jacqueline Kennedy, ancienne Première dame des États-Unis. Elle lui raconte les détails des jours qui ont suivi l'assassinat de son mari, John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Great Plains, 1h30
Genres Drama
Actors Beth Grant, Tara Buck, Sean Ali Stone
Roles Tess
Rating56% 2.827482.827482.827482.827482.82748
Muriel est la jeune maman d'un petit garçon de sept ans, Kipp. Elle s'enfuit de son foyer avec lui, dans l'espoir de rejoindre la Californie et d'échapper à son mari Tommy, qu'elle aime, mais qui la bat.
Just Before I Go, 1h30
Directed by Courteney Cox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Olivia Thirlby, Seann William Scott, Garret Dillahunt, Kate Walsh, Noah Munck, Kyle Gallner
Roles Mrs. Lawrence
Rating63% 3.15123.15123.15123.15123.1512
Ted Morgan decides to commit suicide; but before he goes, he returns to his hometown to settle some scores. Things don't go as planned.
The Midnight Swim, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Horror
Actors Aleksa Palladino, Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Lafleur, Beth Grant, Ross Partridge, Traci Dinwiddie
Roles Amelia Brooks
Rating50% 2.5084352.5084352.5084352.5084352.508435
When June's (Lindsay Burdge) mother goes mysteriously missing after diving in Spirit Lake, she and her sisters travel home to put her affairs in order. June, a mentally unstable documentary filmmaker, records the experience with her two half-sisters Annie (Jennifer Lafleur) and Isa (Aleksa Palladino). Their mother, an ecologist who was campaigning to preserve Spirit Lake, is gone but always present. As they settle back into her house, Isa takes up with June's ex-crush Josh (Ross Partridge) while several strange occurrences happen after they jokingly summon the ghost of a local legend. As the questions mount, the family begins to unravel and June finds herself drawn deeper into the true mystery of the lake.
Addicted to Fresno, 1h25
Directed by Jamie Babbit
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne, Aubrey Plaza, Clea DuVall, Ron Livingston, Allison Tolman
Roles Tilda
Rating54% 2.7477252.7477252.7477252.7477252.747725
Martha (Natasha Lyonne) is an overly optimistic housekeeper working at a local hotel in Fresno, California. Her sister Shannon (Judy Greer) is a sex addict that was recently forced to go into rehab after her addiction caused her to lose her job. As she now needs gainful employment, Shannon allows Martha to talk her into working at the hotel as well. However soon after she begins work Shannon accidentally kills one of the hotel's guests and convinces Martha to help her dispose of the body. This is easier said than done, as their attempts result in pet cemetery owners Ruby (Allison Tolman) and Gerald (Fred Armisen) blackmailing them for hush money. Without any other options, Martha and Shannon must now commit a series of robberies to come up with the money.
Faults (2014)
, 1h33
Directed by Riley Stearns
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jon Gries, Lance Reddick, Leland Orser, Beth Grant, Chris Ellis
Roles Evelyn
Rating66% 3.3489753.3489753.3489753.3489753.348975
Ansel Roth, a writer and cult specialist, fraudulently uses an expired voucher to pay for a meal at a hotel restaurant and is forcibly removed after refusing to pay. The manager of the hotel tells Roth that his speaking engagement is almost ready, and Roth steals towels and batteries as he checks out. His presentation on cults is interrupted by a heckler, who proceeds to beat him up for his involvement in the suicide of a troubled woman, the man's sister, who had been involved with a cult. Evelyn and Paul approach Roth and request an autographed copy of his book for their daughter, Claire, who they explain has become involved in a mysterious cult. Roth declines to become involved.
As I Lay Dying, 2h
Directed by James Franco
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families
Actors James Franco, Richard Jenkins, Logan Marshall-Green, Danny McBride, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O'Reilly
Roles Addie Bundren
Rating54% 2.7007252.7007252.7007252.7007252.700725
The story is based on the loss of a mother and the struggles in which the family suffers by going the distance to her burial grounds in her home town.