Beth Grant

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Beth Grant (born September 18, 1949) is an American actress. She is known for often playing characters who are conservatives, religious zealots or sticklers for rules.

She has appeared in dozens of films, including Rain Man, Speed; To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar; Love Field; Donnie Darko; A Time to Kill; Little Miss Sunshine; Child's Play 2; Daltry Calhoun; City Slickers 2; Don't Tell Her It's Me; Matchstick Men; Factory Girl; The Wizard; Sordid Lives; The Rookie; All About Steve; No Country for Old Men, Crazy Heart, and Rango.

Grant has also appeared in many TV shows, including Everwood; Delta; The Golden Girls; Malcolm in the Middle; The X-Files; Friends; CSI; Six Feet Under; Wonderfalls; My Name Is Earl; Yes, Dear; King of the Hill; The Office; Angel; Judging Amy; Jericho; Sordid Lives: The Series; Criminal Minds, Sabrina The Teenage Witch; True Blood; How I Met Your Mother; and The Mentalist.

Grant was born in Gadsden, Alabama, and is an alumna of East Carolina University. She is married to actor Michael Chieffo with whom she has one child.

Grant played the same character, Marianne Marie Beetle, in the short-lived show Wonderfalls and Pushing Daisies, both created by Bryan Fuller.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2007: Emma Lemac - The Ungodly
2011: Life of Lemon
2016: Tess - Great Plains
2013: Linda Heim - The Violation
2015: Mattie Whalen - The Bridge Partner
2020: Penny - La Sirena
2007: Mrs. Thatcher - The House of Usher
2009: Mom - Herpes Boy
2005: Herself - #1 Fan: A Darkomentary
2012: Willadeen Winkler - Blues for Willadean
2015: Kristin Kessler - Consumed
2016: Crystal - Heartland
2004: Ranger Mildred Luna - A Thief Of Time
2016: Janice - Tond
2002: Olline - The Rookie
2008: Candy - Hide
2015: Amelia Brooks - The Midnight Swim
1992: Hazel - Love Field
2005: Virginia Kendal - Our Very Own
2008: General Railen - Polar Opposites
1999: Ruby - Blue Valley Songbird
2019: Shelly - Hold On
Mrs. Sheraton - Underwater Upside Down
Wake the Riderless Horse
Willy's Wonderland
1990: Paulene - Fall From Grace
2020: Fully Realized Humans
2020: Sordid Lives
2000: Sissy Hickey - Sordid Lives
2009: Principal Applebomb - Dear Lemon Lima
2009: Mrs. Hill - Rocker
2007: Welcome to Paradise
2012: Deb - Sedona
2013: Tiffany Alcott - Out West
1998: Mrs Hellman - Making Sandwiches
2019: Dr. Godwin Thomas - William
2001: Kitty Farmer - Donnie Darko
2002: Lou - Desert Saints
2003: Sheila - Evil Alien Conquerors
2011: Marva - Valley of the Sun
2011: Herself - Hollywood to Dollywood
1995: Linda Baker - Lieberman in Love
2014: Evelyn - Faults
1998: Lovejoy - Dance with Me
1987: Miss Randolph - Under Cover
2017: Edwina Williams - Tenn
2017: Narrator - Tiny Mammals
2009: Herself - Extract: Mike Judge's Secret Recipe
2007: Dori Woodriff - Hot Tamale
2006: Dr. Inga Von Westphalen - Southland Tales
2005: Ciotka Dee - Daltry Calhoun
2005: Mom - Hard Pill
2011: Peppy's Maid - The Artist
2001: Louisa Ashland - Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man
1993: Shayla Beaumont - The Dark Half
1992: Pat McGinty - Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story
Betsy - The Labyrinth
2018: Mississippi Requiem
2009: Jo Ann - Crazy Heart
2017: Elaine - Lucky
2018: Joanna - Hover
1990: Miss Kettlewell - Child's Play 2
2009: Mrs. Horowitz - All About Steve
2003: Laundry Lady - Matchstick Men
1992: Roz Kincaid - White Sands
2013: Addie Bundren - As I Lay Dying
2013: Irene - Bad Words
2016: Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson - Jackie
2006: Nancy Jenkins - Little Miss Sunshine
2017: Posthwaite - The Institute
2002: Ruth Betters - Birdseye
2020: Patty Healy - Wander Darkly
2009: Mary - Extract
2013: Mrs. Wojiechowski - Miss Dial
1994: Lois - City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold
2018: Rebecca - Andover
2017: Nadine - Domain
2017: Actors Anonymous
2005: Angela - Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend
2012: Marie - Mockingbird Lane
1986: Irma Kronkite - Picnic
1994: Helen - Speed
2010: Principal Tulip - Spork
2009: Older Edvena - Stolen Lives
1997: Desert's Edge
1988: Mother at Farm House - Rain Man
2007: Carla Jeans Mother - No Country for Old Men
2006: Julia Warhol - Factory Girl
2010: Evelyn - In My Sleep
1997: Mrs. Burns, Trent's Mother - Lawn Dogs
1990: Martha Packard - The Image
2016: Widow Douglas - Band of Robbers
1989: Diner Manager - The Wizard
2017: Phyllis - I Do... Until I Don't
2010: Susan - Operation: Endgame
2019: Mrs. Winer - The Long Home
2018: Anna O'Bryan - Nostalgia
1991: Sophie - Switched at Birth
2008: Josie - Henry Poole Is Here
2001: Mrs. Cole - Rock Star
2015: Teacher - Alex of Venice
2020: Words on Bathroom Walls
1995: Becky - Safe
1996: Grace Goddard - Norma Jean & Marilyn
2011: Bonnie (voice) - Rango
1990: Housewife - Flatliners
2015: Tilda - Addicted to Fresno
2014: Mrs. Lawrence - Just Before I Go
1998: Woman - Doctor Dolittle
1996: Cora Mae Cobb - A Time to Kill
2006: Mother Gagnon - Flags of Our Fathers
1997: Roberta - A Thousand Acres
1990: Lillian Logerfield - Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
2017: Ethel - In Dubious Battle
2004: Self - 'Donnie Darko': Production Diary
2008: Carla's Mom - Winged Creatures
1995: Loretta - To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
2001: Motherly Secretary - Pearl Harbor

TV CREDITS:
2006: Jericho
2001: Six Feet Under
1999: Providence
1994: Lizzy - Friends
1985: Terry Franco - The Golden Girls
2004: Wonderfalls
2000: Dorene Hooper - Malcolm in the Middle
2005: Dwight's Babysitter - The Office
2005: My Name Is Earl
1992: Thelma Wainwright - Delta
1984: Hunter
2007: Marianne Marie Beattle - Pushing Daisies
1993: Bakersfield P.D.
2003: Mystery Woman
2005: Medium
1998: Two Guys and a Girl
1984: Murder, She Wrote
2002: Boomtown
1996: The Pretender
2005: Lizbeth Harding - Bones
2002: Everwood
1999: Judging Amy
2007: Drive
1997: King of the Hill
1999: Maude Pearson - Angel
1998: Maximum Bob
1993: The X-Files
2008: Sissy Hickey - Sordid Lives: The Series
1987: Hooperman
1996: Goode Behavior
2001: According to Jim
1996: Mrs. Popowski - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
1996: Mrs. Grant - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
2012: Beverly - The Mindy Project
2017: Jack - American Gods
1989: Mrs. Beta - I Know My First Name Is Steven
2003: Nadine - The Pitts
2005: American Dad!
2006: Dexter
2017: Woman with Hair But No Beard - A Series of Unfortunate Events
1985: Louise - The Golden Girls
2014: Judy Tanzer-Dinkins - I Didn't Do It