Verna Bloom

Actor
Attractive stage-trained actress who made her screen debut as the female lead in Haskell Wexler's brilliant anti-establishment critique "Medium Cool" (1969). Alternating between film and TV, Bloom earned praise in Peter ... Read more »
Born: 08/07/1939 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Tell Them Who You Are 2005 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The West Wing 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 (Movie)

Mary--Mother of Jesus (Actor)

After Hours 1985 (Movie)

June (Actor)

The Journey of Natty Gann 1985 (Movie)

Farm Woman (Actor)

Honkytonk Man 1982 (Movie)

Emmy (Actor)

National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 (Movie)

Marion Wormer (Actor)

Heroes 1977 (Movie)

Waitress (Actor)

The Blue Knight 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Doc Elliot 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

High Plains Drifter 1973 (Movie)

Sarah Belding (Actor)

Badge 373 1972 (Movie)

Maureen (Actor)

The Hired Hand 1970 (Movie)

Hannah (Actor)

Medium Cool 1969 (Movie)

Eileen (Actor)

Contract on Cherry Street (TV Show)

Actor

Playing For Time (TV Show)

Actor

Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Attractive stage-trained actress who made her screen debut as the female lead in Haskell Wexler's brilliant anti-establishment critique "Medium Cool" (1969). Alternating between film and TV, Bloom earned praise in Peter Fonda's "Hired Hand" (1971) and has appeared in films for Clint Eastwood ("High Plains Drifter" 1973; "Honkytonk Man" 1982), Jeremy Paul Kagan ("Heroes" 1977; "The Journey of Natty Gann" 1985) and Martin Scorsese ("After Hours" 1985; "The Last Temptation of Christ" 1988).

EDUCATION

HB Studio

New York, New York

School of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts 1959

Milestones

1988

Played Mary, the mother of Jesus, in Scorcese's "The Last Temptation of Christ"

1985

First film with Martin Scorsese, "After Hours"

1985

Played small role in Kagan's "The Journey of Natty Gann"

1983

Returned to Broadway to co-star in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs"

1982

Appeared with Eastwood in "Honky Tonk Man"

1977

First film for director Jeremy Paul Kagan, "Heroes"

1974

TV-movie debut, "Where Have All the People Gone?"

1973

First film with Clint Eastwood, "High Plains Drifter"

1968

Film acting debut in "Medium Cool"

1967

Broadway debut, replaced Glenda Jackson in "Marat/Sade"

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