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Anne Meara

Comedienne Anna Meara was born September 20, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary (Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, who were both of Irish descent. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller were members of the improvisational company, the Compass Players, which later became SCTV (1976). They performed as a duo under the name "Stiller and Meara", and after some time became regulars on "The Ed Sullivan Sullivan Show". Their career gradually declined as did variety series. Anne went on to act in several television series. A regular on Rhoda (1974) as one of the title-character's best friends. She played the role of Sally Gallagher. Her performance in the series won a Golden Globe. She also costarred with Carroll O'Connor in the early 1980s hit sitcom Archie Bunker's Place (1979). She played Veronica Rooney. More recently, Anne had a recurring role on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998). She played Mary Brady.

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Sep 20, 1929 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Carol Burnett Show 1967-09-11
Latest Project:
Series Gravity 2010-04-23

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Archie Bunker's Place
Gravity Unknown 2010-04-23
Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Four Kings Unknown 2006-01-05
Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
The King of Queens Unknown 1998-09-21
Sex and the City Unknown 1998-06-06
Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
In the Heat of the Night Unknown 1988-03-06
Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
ALF Dorothy Halligan 9 episodes, 1987-1989 1986-09-22
Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Archie Bunker's Place Veronica Rooney 62 episodes, 1979-1982 1979-09-23
The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21
The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11