Mimi Kennedy

Actor, Screenwriter, Story editor
A comic actress who also has excelled as steely, somewhat brittle women in dramas, Mimi Kennedy has been through the network TV wars, appearing in numerous short-lived series while building a reputation as a fine ... Read more »
Born: 09/24/1949 in Rochester, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (87)

Baywatch Nights 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Childrens Hospital 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cybill 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dharma & Greg 1997 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Major Dad 1989 - 1990, 1997 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mom 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Partners 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Savannah 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Brink 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The George Carlin Show 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Single Guy 1989 - 1990, 1993 - 2002, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sheherzade: The Untold Story 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Switched at Birth 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Anger Management 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Expecting 2013 (Movie)

Dr. Grayson (Actor)

Mistresses 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Best Friends Forever 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Drop Dead Diva 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

In Plain Sight 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Scandal 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Five-Year Engagement 2012 (Movie)

Carol Solomon (Actor)

Up All Night 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Love Bites 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Midnight in Paris 2011 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Retired at 35 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Due Date 2010 (Movie)

Sarah's Mom (Actor)

No Ordinary Family 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Three Gifts 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Loop 2009 (Movie)

Karen Clarke (Actor)

Private Practice 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rita Rocks 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ghost Whisperer 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cane 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Man in the Chair 2007 (Movie)

Mama Kincaid (Actor)

Medium 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

House 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grey's Anatomy 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Strong Medicine 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Come to Papa 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wild Card 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Unleashed 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Erin Brockovich 2000 (Movie)

Laura Ambrosino (Actor)

The 79th Annual Miss America Pageant 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Buddy 1997 (Movie)

Mrs Bowman (Actor)

Pacific Palisades 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Reasons of the Heart 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Fast Forward 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

First Time Out 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Crew 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Joe's Life 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Second Chances 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Death Becomes Her 1992 (Movie)

Second Woman (Actor)

Sins of the Mother 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Pump Up the Volume 1990 (Movie)

Martha Hunter (Actor)

Chances Are 1989 (Movie)

Sally (Actor)

Immediate Family 1989 (Movie)

Eli's Mom (Actor)

The Man Who Was Death 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Davy Crockett 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Family Man 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Mouse and the Motorcycle 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Boogedy 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Spencer 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Under One Roof 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Popular Neurotics 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Battle of the Network Stars XI 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Two of Us 1980 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

I've Had It Up to Here 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Thin Ice 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Big Show 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Just Friends 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Three Girls Three 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

A Promise to Keep (TV Show)

Actor

Baby Girl Scott (TV Show)

Actor

Bless This House (TV Show)

Actor

Bride of Boogedy (TV Show)

Actor

Flashfire (TV Show)

Actor

Getting Married (TV Show)

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Mind Games (Tv Show)

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Once You Meet a Stranger (TV Show)

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Ralph S. Mouse (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A comic actress who also has excelled as steely, somewhat brittle women in dramas, Mimi Kennedy has been through the network TV wars, appearing in numerous short-lived series while building a reputation as a fine performer. She first won notice playing Jan in the Broadway musical "Grease" and by 1977 joined Debbie Allen and Ellen Foley as "Three Girls Three" (NBC), a critically-praised but short-lived program which was part variety, part sitcom. But it started Kennedy on the series path. She appeared in a supporting role in "Stockard Channing in Just Friends" (CBS, 1979) and was a regular on the short-lived variety program "The Big Show" (NBC, 1980). Kennedy went on to win praise as the career woman who hires Peter Cook to tidy up in the CBS series "The Two of Us" (1981-1982) and as mother to Chad Lowe's teen with tribulations "Spencer" (NBC, 1984-1985) She was married to Richard Libertini in "Family Man" (ABC, 1988) and was sister-in-law to Peter Onorati in "Joe's Life" (ABC, 1993).

Relationships

Daniel Gerald Kennedy

Father

Nancy Helen Kennedy

Mother

Mary Jacinta Dilg

Daughter

John Francisco Dilg

Son

Lawrence Dilg

Husband
married May 27, 1978

EDUCATION

Smith College

Northampton , Massachusetts 1970

Milestones

2012

Cast opposite Jason Segel and Emily Blunt in romantic comedy "The Five-Year Engagement"

2011

Appeared in Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris"

2008

Cast as one of the storytellers in the biographical feature "A Single Woman"

2006

Guest starred on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

2000

Landed featured role in "Erin Brockovich," directed by Steven Soderbergh

1997

Played recurring role on "Pacific Palisades" (Fox)

1997

Returned to sitcoms as regular on ABC's "Dharma & Greg"

1996

Appeared as bitchy Eleanor Alexander on the primetime soap "Savannah" (The WB)

1996

Published memoir Taken to the Stage

1993

Co-starred on "Joe's Life" (ABC)

1991

Played steely Ruth Sloan on "Homefront" (ABC)

1991

Guest starred on "Knots Landing" (CBS); also wrote episode titled "Gone Microfiching"

1989

Feature film debut, "Chances Are"

1988

Cast as series regular on "Family Man" (ABC)

1986

Played the mother in "Mr. Boogedy" (ABC) and its 1987 sequel "Bride of Boogedy"

1984

Played mother to "Spencer" (NBC)

1981

Landed regular role on the CBS sitcom "The Two of Us"

1981

Made TV-movie debut in "Thin Ice" (CBS)

1980

Cast as regular on the NBC variety series "The Big Show"

1979

Appeared in supporting role on "Stockard Channing in Just Friends" (CBS)

1977

TV series debut, NBC's "Three Girls Three"

1977

Off-Broadway debut, "Hot Grog"

1975

Broadway debut in "Grease"

1972

Stage debut, "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers"

Bonus Trivia

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"Kennedy makes an excellent soulless meanie." – Ken Tucker in Entertainment Weekly

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"I'm passionate, and I really like intimacy and marriage." – Kennedy quoted in Soap Opera Digest, February 1997

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Kennedy was a cousin by marriage to actress Ruth Warrick.

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