Celia Weston

Actor, Waitress
A tall, blonde actress adept at both comedy and drama, easily adaptable to playing "real folks" such as frowsy women and po' white trash, Celia Weston is best recalled by TV audiences for the four seasons (1981-85) she ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1951 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (56)

The Blacklist 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vice Principals 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Adult Beginners 2015 (Movie)

Joy (Actor)

American Horror Story 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Intern 2015 (Movie)

Doris (Actor)

Demoted 2014 (Movie)

Jane (Actor)

Goodbye to All That 2014 (Movie)

Joan (Actor)

Modern Family 2010, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Psych 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Under the Dome 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Memphis Beat 2009 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

After.Life 2010 (Movie)

Beatrice Taylor (Actor)

Happy Tears 2010 (Movie)

Neighbor (Actor)

Knight and Day 2010 (Movie)

Molly (Actor)

The Extra Man 2010 (Movie)

Lagerfeld (Actor)

Observe and Report 2009 (Movie)

Mom (Actor)

The Box 2009 (Movie)

Lana Burns (Actor)

Desperate Housewives 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Joshua 2007 (Movie)

Hazel Cairn (Actor)

No Reservations 2007 (Movie)

Mrs. Peterson (Actor)

The Invasion 2007 (Movie)

Ludmilla Belicec (Actor)

Junebug 2005 (Movie)

Peg (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rajapur 2005 (Movie)

Melanie Parker (Actor)

Infidelity 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Village 2004 (Movie)

Vivian Percy (Actor)

How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003 (Movie)

Glenda (Actor)

Runaway Jury 2003 (Movie)

Mrs Brandt (Actor)

The Hulk 2003 (Movie)

Mrs Krenzler (Actor)

Far From Heaven 2002 (Movie)

Mona Lauder (Actor)

Igby Goes Down 2002 (Movie)

Bunny (Actor)

Hearts in Atlantis 2001 (Movie)

Alana Files (Actor)

In the Bedroom 2001 (Movie)

Katie Grinnel (Actor)

K-Pax 2001 (Movie)

Mrs Archer (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Getting to Know You 2000 (Movie)

Bottle Lady (Actor)

Hanging Up 2000 (Movie)

Madge Turner (Actor)

Joe Gould's Secret 2000 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

ER 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ride With the Devil 1999 (Movie)

Mrs Clark (Actor)

Snow Falling on Cedars 1999 (Movie)

Etta Heine (Actor)

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

Aunt Joan (Actor)

Flirting With Disaster 1996 (Movie)

Valerie Swaney (Actor)

Dead Man Walking 1995 (Movie)

Mary Beth Percy (Actor)

Unstrung Heroes 1995 (Movie)

Amelia (Actor)

Little Man Tate 1991 (Movie)

Miss Nimvel (Actor)

Lost Angels 1989 (Movie)

Felicia Marks (Actor)

A New Life 1988 (Movie)

Eleanor (Actor)

Stars & Bars 1988 (Movie)

Monika (Actor)

Alice 1976 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Battle of the Network Stars XVI 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Honky Tonk Freeway 1981 (Movie)

Grace (Actor)

The Single Life 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

A Rock and a Hard Place (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A tall, blonde actress adept at both comedy and drama, easily adaptable to playing "real folks" such as frowsy women and po' white trash, Celia Weston is best recalled by TV audiences for the four seasons (1981-85) she served slop at Mel's Diner in the CBS sitcom "Alice. " But, since the 1990s, she has proven a formidable character player on stage and in films.

EDUCATION

Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama

Kent

North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem , North Carolina 1973

HB Studios

New York , New York
studied with Uta Hagen

Salem College

Winston-Salem , North Carolina
transferred to North Carolina School of the Arts

Milestones

2007

Co-starred with Sam Rockwell in the dramedy "Joshua"; screened at sundance

2005

Co-starred in the southern independent drama "Junebug"; premiered at Sundance

2004

Starred with William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver in M. Night Shyamalan's "The Village"

2003

Appeared in Ang Lee's "The Hulk" based on the Marvel comic book character

2003

Cast in the Showtime series "Out of Order"

2002

Played Jeff Goldblum's wife Bunny in the indie hit "Igby Goes Down"

2002

Appeared in the critically acclaimed "Far from Heaven" by director Todd Haynes

2001

Had featured turns in "Hearts in Atlantis" and "In the Bedroom"

2000

Co-starred on Broadway in Sam Shepard's "True West"

1999

Appeared in "Ride With the Devil" and "The Talented Mr. Ripley"

1997

Earned acclaim and a Tony nomination for her turn as an upbeat assimilated Jew in 1939 Atlanta in Alfred Uhry's award-winning "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"

1996

Co-starred in "Flirting With Disaster"

1995

Acted in Tennessee Williams' "Suddenly Last Summer" alongside Elizabeth Ashley in Broadway revival

1995

Had key role in "Dead Man Walking"

1988

Returned to feature films in character parts in "Stars and Bars" and "A New Life"

1981

Acted in the short-lived Broadway play "The Lady From Dubuque", by Edward Albee

1981

Feature film debut in "Honky Tonk Freeway"

1981

Played waitress Jolene Hunnicut on "Alice" (CBS)

1980

Made first TV pilot, "The Single Life" (NBC)

1979

Broadway debut in "Loose Ends"

1977

Moved to NYC

Attended theater school in London

Acted in regional theater and Off-Off- and Off-Broadway productions

Moved to New Orleans to be wit then-fiance; broke off engagement and resumed career

Raised in South Carolina

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