Teri Garr

Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress / Stage Actress | * 12/11/1944 (75) | Lakewood, Ohio, USA
Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is a retired American actress, singer, comedian, voice artist and dancer. She frequently appeared in comedic roles throughout her career, which spans four decades and includes over 140 credits in film and television. Her accolades include one Academy Award nomination, a BAFTA Award nomination, and one National Board of Review Award. Born in Lakewood, Ohio, Garr was raised in North Hollywood. She is third child of a comedic-actor father and a studio costumer mother. In her youth, Garr trained in ballet and other forms of dance. She began her career as a teenager with small roles in television and film in the early 1960s, including appearances as a dancer in nine Elvis Presley musicals. After spending two years attending college, Garr left Los Angeles and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City. Her self-described "big break" as an actress was landing a role in the Star Trek episode "Assignment: Earth", after which she said, "I finally started to get real acting work." Garr had a supporting role in Francis Ford Coppola's thriller The Conversation (1974) before ha... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Teri Garr

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Teri Garr as Actress(85)

as Claire's Mother/Aunt Tilde2007 Expired
as Suze2007 Kabluey
as Mayor Molly Quinn (voice)2005 Aloha Scooby-Doo!
as Madame Hugonaut2002 Life Without Dick
as Tess Malone2001 The Wandering Soul Murders
as Maxine (uncredited)2001 Ghost World
as Helen Lorenzo1999 Dick
as Mary McGinnis1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie
as Mrs. Livingston1999 Kill the Man
as Fanny1998 Casper Meets Wendy
as Elizabeth Monroe1997 Ronnie and Julie
as Connie1997 Changing Habits
as Julie Ordwell1997 NightScream
as JoAnn McGrath1997 Murder Live!
as Rena1997 A Simple Wish
as Dionne Waters1997 The Definite Maybe
as Judge Esther Newberg1996 Michael
as Cindy Dubroski1996 Double Jeopardy
as Laney Tolbert1995 Perfect Alibi
as Louise Hamilton1994 Ready to Wear
as Helen Swanson1994 Dumb and Dumber
as Interviewee1992 Robert Altman's Players
as Marge Nelson1992 Mom and Dad Save the World
as herself1992 The Player
as Randi Thompson1991 Stranger in the Family
as Jill (of Jack and Jill)1990 Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme
as Carolyn Simpson1990 Short Time
as Kay Harris1990 Waiting for the Light
as Sunny1989 Out Cold
as Pam1989 Let It Ride
as Louise Taylor1988 Full Moon in Blue Water
as Helen Schaefer1987 Pack of Lies
as Jean1986 Miracles
as Julie1985 After Hours
as Wendy1984 Firstborn
as herself1984 Steve Martin Live
as Veronica1983 The Sting II
as Mary Hawley1983 The Winter of Our Discontent
as Caroline Butler1983 Mr. Mom
as Alec Ramsay's Mother1983 The Black Stallion Returns
as Sandy1982 Tootsie
as Arlene1982 The Escape Artist
as Frannie1982 One from the Heart
as Ericka1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
as Kelli Fisher1980 Doctor Franken
as Margaret Lightman1980 Witches' Brew
as Waitress1979 Java Junkie
as Alec's Mother1979 The Black Stallion
as Susan Cates1977 The Absent-Minded Waiter
as Bobbie Landers1977 Oh, God!
as Amy Fredericks1974 The Conversation
as Inga1974 Young Frankenstein
as Bennie's Girlfriend1971 Summertree
as Young Wife1970 The Moonshine War
as Waitress1969 Changes
as Teri1968 Maryjane
as Testy True (as Terry Garr)1968 Head
as Whiz Girl1967 The Cool Ones
as Dancer1967 Clambake
as Girl1966 Where's the Bus?
as Nightclub Dancer1965 Red Line 7000
as Pajama Girl1964 Pajama Party
as Hillbilly Dancer (uncredited)1964 Kissin' Cousins
as Dancer in Shipboard Number1964 What a Way to Go!
as Girlie Show Dancer1964 Roustabout
as Showgirl1964 Viva Las Vegas
as Dancer1964 Viva Las Vegas
as Hotel Guest1963 Fun in Acapulco

TV Shows/Series with Teri Garr as Actress(23)

as Mary McGinnis1999 Batman Beyond
as Witch Yenta1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
as Phoebe Abbott Sr.1994 Friends
as Paige Turner1993 Good Advice
as Guest Caller - Nancy1993 Frasier
as Talon Kensington1986 Fresno
as herself1982 Wogan
as Princess1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
1972 M*A*S*H
as Roberta Lincoln1966 Star Trek

Born: Monday, 12/11 1944 (December) in Lakewood (current age: 75 years + 49 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, California State University, Northridge
Father: Eddie Garr
Other names for Teri Garr (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Teri Hope"
"Terry Garr"
"Terri Garr"
Teri Garr frequently works together with these people:
Bill Blackburn (10x, Cast)
Frank da Vinci (9x, Cast)
Majel Barrett (8x, Actress)
Steve Martin (7x, Actor)
Elvis Presley (7x, Actor)
Carl Reiner (7x, Actor)
Barbara Babcock (7x, Actress)
Marlo Thomas (7x, Actress)
Robert Altman (6x, Crew)
Sydney Pollack (6x, Crew)
Eric Idle (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:302, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2020