Janet Carroll

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Real name is Janet Carol Thiese
Was born at 24 December 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, USA . Died at 22 May 2012, New York City, New York, USA (brain tumor)

Janet began her stage career, right out of high school, at the legendaryKansas City Starlight Theatre, appearing in many many musicalsincluding: "Hello Dolly", "Guys and Dolls"," Mame", "Gypsy", "SouthPacific", "Pajama Game", "Carousel" and many others. Janet continuedher stage work in California for many years, starring opposite'Cloris Leachman' in "A Couple of White Chicks", starred with'Lynn Redgrave' and 'John Lithgow (I)' in "Lady Windemere'sFan", among other productions. Janet made her Broadway debut in "LittleWomen", alongside 'Sutton Foster' and 'Maureen McGovern' . Her big break in films came when she was cast as 'Tom Cruise' 'smother in Risky Business (1983) .

From there, she went on to starin numerous films, working almost non-stop till last year. Her filmsinclude: Family Business (1989) , Memories of Me (1988) , Forces of Nature (1999) , The Killing Time (1987) , Enough (2002/I) , Talent for the Game (1991) , "MyGuaranteed Student Loan", among many others. Her television career wasjust as busy, with recurring roles or lead roles in: "The Bronx Zoo" (1987) , "Murphy Brown" (1988) , "Melrose Place" (1992) , "Married with Children" (1987) , "The Bonnie Hunt Show" (1995) , and guest appearances on: "Brothers & Sisters" (2006) , "Scrubs" (2001) , "Designing Women" (1986) , "3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996) , "Mary" (1985) , etc. Her co- stars includes such luminaries as:'Sean Connery' , 'Dustin Hoffman' , 'Celeste Holm' ,'Jennifer Lopez (I)' , 'Sandra Bullock' , 'Billy Crystal' ,'Alan King (I)' , 'Ben Affleck' , 'Mary Tyler Moore' ,'Edward Asner' , 'Brad Pitt' , 'Matthew Broderick (I)' ,'Billy Campbell (I)' , 'Lorraine Bracco' and'Edward James Olmos' , to name a few. Janet won the coveted Los Angeles Drama Logue Critics Award foroutstanding achievement in theatre for 'Ezra Pound' 's "Electra".

For eight years, she was the Artistic Director of The Jazz Series atThe Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, Janet was the co-founder of "TheVictory Ball" in Westport CT, annually benefiting ALSFoundation('Lou Gehrig' 's Disease). She served on the ExecutiveBoard of Directors of 'Ginny Mancini' 's "Society of Singers" as VPof Development. Her ashes will be spread in the Edgebrook Lutheran Church MemorialGarden in Chicago, Illinois, in a ceremony to be determined at a laterdate. .

There is some small facts about Janet Carroll:
  • In 2004-2005, she starred on Broadway creating the role of "Aunt March" in the new musical "Little Women".
  • Was classically and theatrically trained in every area of performance art in her hometown of Chicago.
  • In 2004-2005, she starred on Broadway creating the role of Aunt March in the new musical "Little Women".
  • Her survivors include her son, George Brown.
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There is the list of movies, where Janet Carroll was taked part:
1 Betrayed: A Story of Three Women movie Betrayed: A Story of Three Women 1995 as Patty
2 The Art of War III: Retribution movie The Art of War III: Retribution 2009 as Secretary General Barnes
3 Frank Leaves for the Orient movie Frank Leaves for the Orient 1999 as Frank's Mom
4 (Untitled) movie (Untitled) 2009 as Helen Finkelstein
5 All You Need movie All You Need 2001 as Jane Sabistan
6 Astronomy movie Astronomy 1988 as Flora, Housewife
7 Beyond the Quest movie Beyond the Quest 2007 as Julia Baron
8 Bluffing It movie Bluffing It 1987 as Margaret Duggan
9 Born to Be Wild movie Born to Be Wild 1995 as Judge Billings
10 Changing Hearts movie Changing Hearts 2002 as Mrs. Lane
11 Christmas Spirit movie Christmas Spirit 2011 as Betty
12 College Debts movie College Debts 2015 as Grandma Clare
13 Crosser movie Crosser 2016 as Julia Barron
14 Daughters of Privilege movie Daughters of Privilege 1991 as Gail Brody
15 Destiny Turns on the Radio movie Destiny Turns on the Radio 1995 as Escabel
16 Family Business movie Family Business 1989 as Margie
17 Figure movie Figure 2012 as Silvia Miller
18 Forces of Nature movie Forces of Nature 1999 as Barbara Holmes
19 Getting Physical movie Getting Physical 1984 as Myra Gibley
20 Laugh Busters movie Laugh Busters 1984 as Assistant (1984)
21 Living til the End movie Living til the End 2005 as Constance Whilton
22 Memories of Me movie Memories of Me 1988 as Dorothy Davis
23 Risky Business movie Risky Business 1983 as Joel's Mother
24 Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story movie Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story 1986 as Susan Baker
25 Secret Admirer movie Secret Admirer 1985 as Toni's Mother
26 Talent for the Game movie Talent for the Game 1991 as Rachel Bodeen
27 The Killing Time movie The Killing Time 1987 as Lila Daggett
28 The Marriage Undone movie The Marriage Undone 2002 as Judge Dunbar
29 The Omega Code movie The Omega Code 1999 as Dorothy Thompson
30 The Platinum Triangle movie The Platinum Triangle 1990 as Lt. Smith
31 The Right of the People movie The Right of the People 1986 as Marjorie
32 The Substitute Waiter movie The Substitute Waiter 2004 as Janet
33 This Joint Is Jumpin movie This Joint Is Jumpin 1993 as Herself
34 Timemaster movie Timemaster 1995 as Miss Spinell
35 Ugly Naked People movie Ugly Naked People 1999 as Gwenn Cohen
36 When Hes Not a Stranger movie When Hes Not a Stranger 1989 as Counselor
37 20 to 1 movie 20 to 1 2005 as Joel's Mother
38 21 Jump Street movie 21 Jump Street 1987 as Mrs. Poolish
39 227 movie 227 1985 as Emily Mortimer
40 3rd Rock from the Sun movie 3rd Rock from the Sun 1996 as Mrs. Runquist
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