Season 2: Episode 34: Beth Grant Returns: Lessons Learned, Being Fired, Mad About You, The Mindy Project, To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar

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There’s no better time to share the second part of Beth Grant’s podcast episode than a few days before her birthday (9/18). From being fired to checking her ego to working with Patrick Swayze & Stockard Channing, Beth talks about lessons learned!

Beth Grant is a character actress who has been featured in many iconic films & TV shows: Donnie Darko, King of the Hill, Little Miss Sunshine, A Time To Kill, Speed, No Country For Old Men + over 200 more.

Beth will next be seen in Season 4 of Goliath on Amazon Prime, starring Billy Bob Thornton, which drops 9/24.

Beth will also be seen in Kit Williamson’s new series Unconventional, playing Beau Bridges’ girlfriend. This show is currently in production. Release date TBD.

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Known as a Hollywood lucky charm, Beth Grant has co-starred in three Academy Award winning Best Pictures: THE ARTIST, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN & RAIN MAN. She has twice received the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award for LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE & NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN & voiced Academy Award winning Best Animated Feature, RANGO.

Now on Amazon Prime, Beth co-stars with Charlie Plummer, Andy Garcia, Molly Parker & Walton Goggins in WORDS ON BATHROOM WALLS. Beth also has a five episode arc on Amazon’s GOLIATH, starring Billy Bob Thornton, J.K. Simmon s & Bruce Dern.

Beth co-stars with Josh Leonard & Jess Weixler in FULLY REALIZED HUMANS, which premiered at Tribeca in April. Picked as a DGA film & director to watch, Beth co-stars with Sienna Miller & Diego Luna in Sundance favorite, Tara Miele’s WANDER DARKLY, now in theaters & VOD. Beth can also be seen in WILLY’S WONDERLAND, starring Nicolas Cage.

On Hulu, Beth is the “Cat Lady,” guardian angel to Kat Dennings; & regular “Beverly” on Mindy Kaling’s THE MINDY PROJECT. Beth plays opposite Neil Patrick Harris & Richard E. Grant, in A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS on Netflix; “Jack” on AMERICAN GODS by Bryan Fuller & Michael Green for STARZ. 

Beth received the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation, LA Weekly Award, Backstage West Garland Award for Lead Actress in THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRAILER TRASH HOUSEWIFE.

In 2011 Beth starred Off-Broadway in Tony George’s TRICKS THE DEVIL TAUGHT ME at The Minetta Lane Theater in NYC. Beth has won three L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, including Lead Actress for GRACE AND GLORIE at The Colony Theatre. Other theatre credits include world premieres by Maya Angelou, Romulus Linney, Horton Foote, & Mark V. Olsen.

Beth produced & starred in 2012’s BLUES FOR WILLADEAN, with Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer; written/directed by Del Shores – now on iTunes, Amazon & Beth co-produced & starred in the ComiCon 2010 Best Comedy Award winner, HERPES BOY – on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, X-Box & most VOD. Beth produced, After The Ball, a documentary about the cultural life of the elderly,

With over 200 credits to her name, Beth’s movie & TV credits can be found on her IMDB page.

Beth has been married to fellow actor, Michael Chieffo, for almost 35 years. Their daughter, Mary Chieffo stars as Klingon Commander, “L’Rell” on the new STAR TREK: DISCOVERY.

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