Nora Dunn Biography

Birthday: 1952-04-29
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
Wiki Biography: Nora Dunn got her start working at the famous Second City comedy troupe, where she was eventually spotted by "Saturday Night Live" (1975) casting directors, and she joined the SNL cast (among them Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, A. Whitney Brown and Al Franken) in the era that is generally considered the "Dark Years" in the history of SNL. Dunn graduated from the Art institute of Chicago and also studied at the Jean Sheldon Acting Workshop in San Francisco. In addition to her roles on television and film, she performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show in theaters around the country. She recently completed a screenplay that she will direct and is the author of a book, "Nobody's Rib".

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Working Girl Ginny 1988 Comedy
Histeria! Barbara S. / ... 1998 - 2000
Chicken Soup for the Soul 1999 - 2000 Drama
Three Moons Over Milford 2005 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Working Girl Ginny 1988 Comedy, Romance, Drama
Working Girls Ginny 1988 Comedy, Romance, Drama
Stepping Out 1991 Musical
Born Yesterday Cynthia Schreiber, NPR Talk Show Host 1993 Comedy, Romance
I Love Trouble 1994 0, 0
Shake, Rattle and Rock! 1994 Drama, Music
Air Bud: Golden Receiver 1998 Comedy, Family, Sport
Three Kings Adriana Cruz 1999 Action, Adventure, Comedy
What Planet Are You From? 2000 Sport, 0, 0
Heartbreakers 2001 Comedy, Crime, Romance
The Heart Breaker 2001 Comedy, Crime, Romance
Storm Watch 2002 Action, Sci Fi
Bruce Almighty Ally Loman 2003 0
Out of Time 2003 Game Show, Comedy, 0
Cherish 2003 Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Die Mommie Die! 2003 Comedy
Paper Cut Katherine 2004 Comedy, Romance
Laws of Attraction 2004 Comedy, Romance
National Lampoon's Pucked Leona 2006
Southland Tales Cyndi Pinziki 2006 0, Sport, Game Show, 0, 0
The Darwin Awards Mrs. Pearlman 2006 Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Pineapple Express Shannon 2008 0
Love for Rent Helen Bauman 2008 Comedy, Romance
The Pineapple Express Shannon 2008 Action, Comedy, Crime
The Answer Man Terry Fraser 2009 Comedy, Romance
Archie's Final Project Gretchen Williams 2011 Comedy, Drama
3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom Mom 2012 Comedy
A Light Beneath Their Feet Dr. Krolly 2016
The Last Supper 2017