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Nancy Lenehan is a Actor American born on 26 april 1953 at Long Island (USA)

Nancy Lenehan

Nancy Lenehan
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Nationality USA
Birth 26 april 1953 (67 years) at Long Island (USA)

Nancy Lenehan (born April 26, 1953) is an American actress who has appeared in film and television since the 1980s.

Lenehan was born in Long Island, New York. She co-starred on the short-lived sitcom Worst Week. She also co-starred as Sandy Kelly, the matriarch in the sitcom Married to the Kellys, and had a recurring role on My Name Is Earl as Earl and Randy's mother, Kay Hickey.

She has appeared in featured, recurring and guest roles in many television shows and television movies, and feature films, including Malcolm in the Middle, Everybody Loves Raymond, How I Met Your Mother, Judging Amy, Gilmore Girls, Caroline in the City, Dharma & Greg, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, 3rd Rock from the Sun, ER, Boy Meets World, The Nanny, Quantum Leap, Roseanne, V, The Facts of Life, Hill Street Blues and Alice.

Biography

Nancy Lenehan a fait ses études au Yankton College et a eu son diplôme en 1975. Elle a fait ses débuts en tant qu'actrice en 1979 et a joué dans plus de 130 films et séries télévisées. Au cinéma, elle est notamment apparue dans La Vie en plus (1988), Pleasantville (1998) et Arrête-moi si tu peux (2002). À la télévision, elle a joué des rôles récurrents dans Une maman formidable, Earl et Old Christine et a fait partie de la distribution principale des séries Great Scott!, Worst Week : Pour le meilleur... et pour le pire ! et Gentleman : mode d'emploi, toutes trois annulées au bout d'une saison.

Best films

A Better Life (2011)
(Actress)

Usually with

John Hughes
John Hughes
(2 films)
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah
(1 films)
Gary Ross
Gary Ross
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Nancy Lenehan (23 films)

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Actress

Battle of the Sexes, 2h1
Directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about sexuality, Sports films, Political films, Children's films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films, Tennis films
Actors Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue
Rating67% 3.351223.351223.351223.351223.35122
En 1973, la joueuse Billie Jean King, âgée de 29 ans, est classée numéro 1 mondiale. Refusant de recevoir à peine 10 % de la prime versée aux joueurs masculins, alors que les finales féminines attirent autant de public que les finales masculines, elle décide, avec l'aide de Gladys Heldman et de quelques joueuses, de créer la Women's Tennis Association. Les joueuses sont alors exclues de la Fédération de tennis des États-Unis par Jack Kramer.
Sex Tape
Sex Tape (2014)
, 1h34
Directed by Jake Kasdan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Lowe, Jack Black, Ellie Kemper, Rob Corddry
Roles Linda
Rating51% 2.5545452.5545452.5545452.5545452.554545
Jay and Annie Hargrove are a married couple, which, after having two kids, have sex at every opportunity. After Jay struggles to get an erection, Annie suggests making a sex tape. They film themselves having sex in every position listed in The Joy of Sex. When done, Annie asks Jay to delete the recording, but he ends up instead inadvertently synchronizing the video to several iPads the couple had given away over time. After failing to get it out of the cloud, they set out to get back all of the gifted iPads, leading to a series of awkward encounters and close calls.
A Better Life, 1h38
Directed by Chris Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Demián Bichir, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Dolores Heredia, Gabriel Chavarria, Rolando Molina
Roles Mrs. Donnely
Rating71% 3.598963.598963.598963.598963.59896
Carlos Galindo (Demián Bichir) works as a gardener with Blasco Martinez (Joaquín Cosio) in Los Angeles, California. Blasco wants to return to Mexico and continually tries to persuade Carlos to purchase his business from him, which includes the work truck and gardening tools. Carlos's son Luis (José Julián) is in high school and is dating Ruthie Valdez (Chelsea Rendon), the niece of a local gang leader. Luis regularly goes to her house after school where gang members congregate. Luis is embarrassed by his father and, although he does not wish to follow in his footsteps, has a hard time committing himself to his education. However, his relationship with Ruthie and his friendship with Facundo (Bobby Soto) pushes him toward becoming a gang member.
The Savages, 1h53
Directed by Tamara Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Children's films
Actors Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, David Zayas, Peter Friedman, Guy Boyd
Rating70% 3.5488653.5488653.5488653.5488653.548865
After drifting apart emotionally over the years, two single siblings — Wendy (Linney) and Jon (Hoffman) — band together to care for their estranged, elderly father, Lenny (Philip Bosco), who is rapidly slipping into dementia. Wendy and Jon first travel to Sun City, Arizona to attend the funeral of their father's girlfriend of 20 years. When they arrive, they are told that their father signed a non-marriage agreement and will not have rights to any of her property. They then move him to a nursing home in Buffalo, where Jon is a theater professor working on a book about Bertolt Brecht. Wendy, who is an aspiring, but unsuccessful, playwright, moves from New York City to help establish their father in Buffalo.
Beauty Shop, 1h45
Directed by Bille Woodruff
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Andie MacDowell, Alfre Woodard, Mena Suvari, Lil' JJ
Roles Mrs. Struggs
Rating56% 2.8003652.8003652.8003652.8003652.800365
Gina Norris (Queen Latifah) is a widowed hairstylist who has moved from Chicago to Atlanta so her daughter, Vanessa (Paige Hurd), can attend a private music school. She's made a name for herself as a stylist, but after her self-centered boss, Jorge (Kevin Bacon), criticizes her decisions, she leaves and sets up her own shop, purchasing a run-down salon by the skin of her teeth by helping out a loan officer.
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook Off, 1h25
Directed by Paul Hoen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films, Children's films
Actors Mark L. Taylor, Taylor Ball, Nancy Lenehan, Rose McIver, Orlando Brown, Reiley McClendon
Roles Teacher
Rating60% 3.000023.000023.000023.000023.00002
Eddie Ogden is a 14-year-old at Cedar Valley High School, playing baseball for the Groundhogs, coached by his father. His father wants Eddie to win a scholarship for his baseball skills. Eddie likes baseball, but in his spare time, he watches The Food Network (specifically Bobby Flay). Eddie enjoys cooking for him and his friends.
Catch Me If You Can, 2h21
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes La provence, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Amy Adams, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye
Roles Carol Strong
Rating80% 4.0487254.0487254.0487254.0487254.048725
In 1963, teen-aged Frank Abagnale (Leonardo DiCaprio) lives in New Rochelle, New York with his father Frank Abagnale, Sr. (Christopher Walken), and French mother Paula (Nathalie Baye). When Frank Sr. is denied a business loan at Chase Manhattan Bank due to unknown difficulties with the IRS, the family is forced to move from their large home to a small apartment. Paula carries on an affair with Jack (James Brolin), a friend of her husband. Meanwhile, Frank poses as a substitute teacher in his French class. Frank’s parents file for divorce, and Frank runs away. When he runs out of money, he begins relying on confidence scams to get by. Soon, Frank’s cons increase and he even impersonates an airline pilot. He forges Pan Am payroll checks and succeeds in stealing over $2.
Adaptation., 1h54
Directed by Spike Jonze
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about writers, Mise en scène d'un scénariste
Actors Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Cara Seymour, Tilda Swinton, Brian Cox
Rating76% 3.8485653.8485653.8485653.8485653.848565
The self-loathing Charlie Kaufman is hired to write the screenplay for The Orchid Thief. Kaufman is going through depression and is not happy that his twin brother Donald has moved into his house and is mooching from him. Donald decides to become a screenwriter like Charlie and attends one of Robert McKee's famous seminars.
Full Frontal, 1h41
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Julia Roberts, David Duchovny, Nicky Katt, Catherine Keener, Mary McCormack, David Hyde Pierce
Roles Woman on Plane
Rating47% 2.3520352.3520352.3520352.3520352.352035
Carl Bright est un journaliste du Los Angeles Magazine. Mais il cherche à tout prix à placer ses scénarios auprès des studios de cinéma. Il croit savoir pourquoi sa femme Lee, responsable des ressources humaines dans une grande entreprise, n'est pas heureuse. La sœur de Lee, Linda, est masseuse dans un hôtel et craint de ne jamais rencontrer le prince charmant. Calvin, vedette d'une célèbre série télévisée, fait ses débuts sur grand écran en jouant le personnage de Nicholas, partenaire d'une grande star, dans un film produit par Gus. Toutes ces personnes, y compris un comédien qui interprète Adolf Hitler dans une pièce de théâtre, vont tout faire pour se rendre dans un grand hôtel de Beverly Hills pour fêter le 40e anniversaire de Gus, le producteur. Mais cette soirée prendra une tournure inattendue.
Door to Door, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors William H. Macy, Helen Mirren, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks, Nancy Lenehan
Roles Charlotte
Rating77% 3.896743.896743.896743.896743.89674
Affligé depuis la naissance d'une infirmité motrice cérébrale qui affecte son élocution et sa faculté à se déplacer, Bill Porter est malgré tout déterminé à suivre les traces de son père et à devenir VRP.
Human Nature, 1h36
Directed by Michel Gondry
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto, Rosie Perez, Peter Dinklage
Roles Puff's Mother
Rating63% 3.198633.198633.198633.198633.19863
Most of the film is told as flashback: Puff (Rhys Ifans) testifies to Congress, Lila Jute (Patricia Arquette) tells her story to the police, while a dead Nathan Bronfman (Tim Robbins) addresses an unseen audience in the netherworld.
The Limey
The Limey (1999)
, 1h29
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, Peter Fonda, Joe Dallesandro
Roles Lady on Plane
Rating69% 3.498623.498623.498623.498623.49862
Wilson (Stamp), recently released from a British prison, travels to Los Angeles to investigate the death of his daughter Jenny, who is reported to have died in a car accident. While adjusting to the United States, he finds allies in Jenny's friends Eduardo (Guzmán) and Elaine (Warren) and comes up with a suspect: Jenny's boyfriend Terry Valentine (Fonda), a record producer. Valentine has connections with drug trafficking through his security consultant Avery (Newman). After locating the warehouse of the drug importer with whom Avery had done business and retrieving Valentine's home address, Wilson is overpowered and beaten by the drug trafficker's thugs, who also insult his daughter's name. After he is thrown out, Wilson retrieves a back-up pistol, goes back and kills all but one of the employees, shouting at the last to "Tell him I'm coming!" The employee relays this threat to Avery who reports it to Valentine.
Pleasantville, 2h
Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about television, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, Reese Witherspoon
Rating74% 3.74853.74853.74853.74853.7485
David (Tobey Maguire) and his twin sister Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) lead different high-school social lives. Jennifer is shallow and extroverted; David is introverted and spends most of his time watching television. One evening while their mother (Jane Kaczmarek) is away, they fight over the TV. Jennifer wants to watch a concert on MTV, but David wants to watch a marathon of Pleasantville, a black and white 1950s sitcom about the idyllic Parker family. During the fight, the remote control breaks, and the TV cannot be turned on manually.
Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight, 1h35
Directed by Yves Simoneau
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Adventure
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Diane Keaton, Rutger Hauer, David Cross, Bruce Dern, Paul Guilfoyle, Paul Guilfoyle (acteur, 1902-1961)
Roles Radio Show Hostess
Rating60% 3.0033353.0033353.0033353.0033353.003335
In 1928, Amelia Earhart (Diane Keaton) gains fame by undertaking a transatlantic flight, albeit as a passenger. Her marriage to media tycoon George Palmer Putnam (Bruce Dern) and a series of record-breaking flights propel her to international fame as a long-distance flyer. With help from a close friend and adviser, Paul Mantz (Paul Guilfoyle), Earhart and her navigator, the hard-drinking Fred Noonan (Rutger Hauer), plan her longest flight ever: a round-the-world attempt in 1937. The interest in Japanese-held islands may lead to her disappearance, and a massive search effort is unsuccessful, but solidifies Earhart as an aviation icon.
Out on a Limb, 1h22
Directed by Francis Veber
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones, John C. Reilly, Heidi Kling, Marian Mercer, Larry Hankin
Roles Miss Clayton
Rating54% 2.707372.707372.707372.707372.70737
Hotshot businessman Bill Campbell (Broderick) has returned to his hometown of Buzzsaw at the request of his younger sister Marci (Peldon), who is convinced that their stepfather Mayor Van Der Haven (Jones) has been murdered and replaced by his twin brother Matt Skearns.