Jennifer Rhodes

A veteran supporting actress, Jennifer Rhodes is best known for playing Winona Ryder's mother in the dark comedy "Heathers. " A native of Illinois, she studied drama at Southern Illinois University before heading to New ... Read more »
Born: 08/17/1947

Filmography

Actor (43)

Grey's Anatomy 2015 (Tv Show)

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The Mentalist 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Suite Life on Deck 2009 (Tv Show)

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Still Waiting 2008 (Movie)

Dennis' Mom (Actor)

Cold Case 2007 (Tv Show)

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Charmed 1999 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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Gilmore Girls 2006 (Tv Show)

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The Agency 2001 - 2003 (TV Show)

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The District 2002 (Tv Show)

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3rd Rock From the Sun 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Ally McBeal 1986 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Doogie Howser, M.D. 1990 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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High Incident 1986 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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L.A. Law 1986 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Murphy Brown 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Party of Five 1990 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Popular 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Quantum Leap 1986 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Reasonable Doubts 1986 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Time of Your Life 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Designing Women 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

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ER 1996 (Tv Show)

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The Monroes 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Wings 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

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Night of the Demons II 1994 (Movie)

Sister Gloria (Actor)

Full House 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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The Heights 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Heathers 1989 (Movie)

Veronica's Mom (Actor)

Body Count 1988 (Movie)

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Further Adventures 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Nightingales 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Smart Guys 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Ghost Fever 1987 (Movie)

Madame St Esprit (Actor)

Slumber Party Massacre II 1987 (Movie)

Mrs Bates (Actor)

Night Creature 1978 (Movie)

Georgia (Actor)

Big Rose (TV Show)

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (TV Show)

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Keeping Secrets (TV Show)

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Perfect People (TV Show)

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Skeletons (TV Show)

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The Death of Richie (TV Show)

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There Was a Little Boy (TV Show)

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Biography

A veteran supporting actress, Jennifer Rhodes is best known for playing Winona Ryder's mother in the dark comedy "Heathers. " A native of Illinois, she studied drama at Southern Illinois University before heading to New York to continue her theatrical training. Her first two roles were playing Native American women, first in the Western TV show "The High Chaparral" and then in an uncredited part in the feature "Lawman." Rhodes had several small roles on TV and in films in the '70s, including a role in the blockbuster disaster film "The Towering Inferno," but didn't begin to make her mark until the next decade. She had a recurring role on the musical TV show "Fame" in 1985, and co-starred in the horror sequel "Slumber Party Massacre II." She had a memorable turn as the mother of Veronica Sawyer in the surprise 1988 hit "Heathers," and one year later also co-starred in the short-lived drama "Nightingales." Rhodes also appeared as Judge Billings on several episodes of the romantic drama "Equal Justice," and had a guest-starring role on the sci-fi sitcom "3rd Rock from the Sun" for four episodes in 1996. To younger viewers, she is best known as "Grams" on the popular supernatural show "Charmed," a role she played intermittently throughout its eight-season run.

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