Blythe Danner

Blythe Danner

Date of Birth: 03 Feb 1943

Country: USA

Biography: Blythe Katherine Danner (born February 3, 1943) is an American actress. She is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow. Her earliest starring film role was opposite Alan Alda in To Kill a Clown (1972). Not by coincidence, Danner appeared in the episode of M*A*S*H entitled The More I See You, playing the love interest of Alda's character Hawkeye. She played the role of Zelda Fitzgerald in The Last of the Belles (1974)...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 69 (Actor)

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    Forces of Nature
    Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara. (imdb)
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    The Invisible Circus
    Set in 1976, an 18 year old girl decides to travel to Europe in search of answers about the death of her sister six years earlier.
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    Mad City
    A network television journalist is banished to a backwater station for bad behavior on the job. He meets a security guard who got laid off and the two form a bond of mutual need which changes the course of their lives forever. (Warner Bros.)
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    Meet the Fockers
    Now that Greg Focker (Stiller) is "in" with his soon-to-be in-laws, Jack (De Niro) and Dina (Danner) Byrnes, it looks like smooth sailing for him and his fiancée, Pam (Polo). But that's before Pam's parents meet Greg's parents, Bernie and Roz Focker (Hoffman and Streisand). The hyper-relaxed Fockers and the tightly-wound Byrneses are woefully mismatched from the start, and no matter how hard Greg and Pam try, there is just no bringing their families together-which all adds up to a disastrously funny time of "getting to know you." (Universal)
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    Meet the Parents
    A Jewish male nurse (Ben Stiller) plans to ask his live-in girl friend (Teri Polo) to marry him. However, he learns that her strict father (Robert DeNiro) expects to be asked for his daughter's hand before she can accept. Thus begins the visit from Hell as the two travel to meet Mom (Blythe Danner) and Dad, who turns out to be former CIA with a lie detector in the basement. Coincidentally, a sister (Nicole DeHuff) also has announced her wedding to a young doctor (Thomas McCarthy)... (imdb)
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    The Myth of Fingerprints
    A funny, sharply observed tale of an uneasy and emotionally charged New England family reunion. (Sony)
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    Sylvia
    Paltrow stars as legendary American author and poet Sylvia Plath, opposite Craig as British Poet Laureate Edward (Ted) Hughes. The film explores the source of creative genius, and love in all its passion. (Focus Features)
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    The X-Files: Fight the Future
    With the dubious assistance of a paranoid doctor, Mulder and Scully risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be extraterrestrial in origin - and could destroy all life on earth! (Fox)
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    Husbands and Wives
    When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their marriage.
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    Alice
    Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player... (imdb)
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    Another Woman
    Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book... (imdb)
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    The Great Santini
    The four Meechum kids and their mother move from Marine post to Marine post, following their father... (imdb)
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    Stolen
    In 1990, in the early morning hours after St. Patrick's Day, thieves disguised as policemen gained access into Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner museum and successfully executed the largest art heist in modern history. Among the thirteen priceless works stolen was Vermeer's "The Concert" one of only 35 of the masters surviving works. To date, not a single work has been recovered... (Precision Films)
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    To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
    Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town. (imdb)
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    1776
    The film version of the Broadway musical comedy of the same name. In the days leading up to July 4, 1776, Continental Congressmen John Adams and Benjamin Franklin coerce Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence as a delaying tactic as they try to persuade the American colonies to support a resolution on independence. (imdb)
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    The Love Letter
    The power of words and images to open hearts. Helen runs, miles a day, to burn off energy: she's an emotional celibate. Going through the post at her shop, she finds a romantic and poetic letter between the couch cushions, unsigned, and thinks it's for her. It melts her resistance to feelings, and soon she undertakes an affair with Johnny, a collegiate employee. (imdb)
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    The Last Kiss
    Anxieties threaten the future of a domesticated couple over an architect's uncertainty with married to his fiancée, leading to temptation to romance a beautiful college co-ed. (imdb)
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    The Prince of Tides
    Tom Wingo is unhappy with his life. His wife doesn't understand him and he also doesn't get along with his dominant mother. When his sister attempts suicide, her psychologist Susan Lowenstein consults him. Patiently and cautiously she uncovers the terrible secret hidden in Tom and Savannah's childhood. On the other side she's unhappy too and so both help each other to find their way back to life. (imdb)
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    Futureworld
    Two reporters, Tracz and Chuck, get a message from a third one who discovered something about "Futureworld" and becomes killed before he could tell anyone about it. They visit Futureworld to find out what he knew. (imdb)
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    Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
    It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and the complications are derived from that they have a more modern view of life. (imdb)
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    Brighton Beach Memoirs
    Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual fantasy, and living the life of a poor boy in a crowded house. (imdb)
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    Columbo
    Columbo (1971) - TV Series
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    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
    Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants."
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    Sidekicks
    Sidekicks (1974) - TV Movie
    Traveling through the West right after the Civil War, two con men hatch a scheme to try to collect the $15,000 bounty offered for the capture of an outlaw. (imdb)
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    Guilty Conscience
    Criminal defense attorney Arthur Jamison wants to get a divorce from his wife Louise Jamison. He knows that the downside would be the hefty alimony payments his wife would receive from him. Instead of facing this monetary dilemma, he comes up with an imaginary alter ego to help him plan the perfect murder of his wife (imdb)
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    Are You in the House Alone?
    Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number. (imdb)
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    Hearts of the West
    Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who tried to rob him. During his escape, Lewis stumbles on to the set of a Wild West movie and through mishap and chance becomes a star of Hollywood Westerns. (imdb)
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    Beyond All Boundaries
    A visual, 4-D experience of the battles of World War II featuring stories, archival footage and advanced special effects.
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    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson (1997) - TV Mini-Series
    A biographical film about The United States' influential and profoundly enigmatic Founding Father. (imdb)
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    Dr. Cook\
    A young doctor returns to his New England home town after a long absence. He visits with the town's kindly old physician, Dr. Cook, a man he has admired since childhood. However, he soon finds out that the old doctor isn't quite what he seems to be, and the young doctor finds his life in danger. (imdb)
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    The Lightkeepers
    Set in the year 1912 on Cape Cod, a lighthouse keeper who has disavowed any association with females, must deal with the appearance of two attractive women who move into a nearby cottage for the summer.
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    Lovin\
    Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them. (imdb)
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    Little Fockers
    Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the "male nurse", Greg Focker have what it takes?
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    To Kill a Clown
    A young hippie couple rent a secluded cabin on the beach in an attempt to re-connect with each other and save their marriage. Unfortunately, the man they rented the cabin from is a military-brat sociopath (Alan Alda) with two dogs more vicious than his temper. (imdb)
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    Great Performances
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    Inside the Third Reich
    A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title. (imdb)
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    Waiting for Forever
    A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.
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    Paul
    Nick Frost and Simon Pegg star as two science-fiction freaks who, while on a quest to discover what lies at the heart of Nevada's infamous Area 51, cross paths with an alien (voice of Seth Rogen) on the run from earthly authorities.
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    What\
    Anna Faris stars in this rollicking comedy as Ally Darling, a sexually adventurous twentysomething who begins to suspect that her one true soul mate may be among the many lovers she has left in the dust, including Colin (Chris Evans). Turning to her licentious neighbor for help, Ally begins a quest to locate her old boyfriends to see which one might be Mr. Right. Mark Mylod directs this rom-com based on Karyn Bosnak's book, 20 Times a Lady.
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    Homage
    In the opening moments of this drama, we see a man brutally murder a woman. In the story that follows, we look back at the events that led up to this tragedy as the killer awaits trial. (msn.com)
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    The Lucky One
    A Marine travels to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. (imdb)
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    Detachment
    A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students as seen through the eyes of a substitute teacher. (imdb)
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    Hello I Must Be Going
    Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky's prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, igniting her last bit of self-esteem. What ensues is an unconventional love story infused with all the good things Amy needs to get on in life, and that just may include great sex. (mubi.com)
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    Harp Dreams
    Harp Dreams (2010) - TV Movie
    Blythe Danner narrates this music-driven documentary about the prestigious USA International Harp Competition, a discriminating contest held every three years that attracts talented harpists from all over the world. With footage shot in the United States, Paris, Moscow and Zurich, Switzerland, the film follows a handful of young contenders all vying for the coveted grand prize: a lucrative recording contract and a priceless instrument. (Netflix)
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    Man, Woman and Child
    A man with a wife and two daughters learns that he has a son. It seems that a few years ago while visiting France, he had an accident and he had an affair with the doctor who treated him. Now he has learned that she just died and is informed of his son. He then tells his wife, she then suggest that they bring him over. While there all sorts of tension begin to arise. How will this affect them? (imdb)
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    Prohibition
    Prohibition (2011) - TV Mini-Series
    The rise and fall of the United States Constitution's 18th Amendment.
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    The Last of the Belles
    A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919. (imdb)
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    A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
    Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Featuring unflinching looks at the Gehrig's relationship, as well as Lou's feud with Babe Ruth. This film is for anyone interested in baseball. (imdb)
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    Never Forget
    Never Forget (1991) - TV Movie
    A dramatization of a holocaust survivor who confronted a holocaust denial organization's lies in court.
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    Leave of Absence
    When a married man's mistress falls seriously ill, he must make the toughest choice of his life.
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    Murder of a Cat
    A man investigates the murder of his cat. (imdb)
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    I\
    A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.
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    Will & Grace
    Will & Grace (1998) - TV Series
    Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. (imdb)
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    Tumbledown
    A young woman struggles to move on with her life after the death of her husband, an acclaimed folk singer, when a brash New York writer forces her to confront her loss and the ambiguous circumstances of his death.
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    You Can\
    Emmy winner Jean Stapleton and Academy Award winner Art Carney star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart about a slightly daft family who do exactly as they please.
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    Madoff
    Madoff (2016) - TV Mini-Series
    The rise and fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme bilked $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in US history. (imdb)
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    To Be Young, Gifted, and Black
    The life and times of Lorraine Hansberry, an African-American writer and political activist, whose semi-autobiographical 1957 play "A Raisin in the Sun" became the first show on Broadway authored by an African-American.
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    Judgment
    Judgment (1990) - TV Movie
    Proud, devout parents of an 8-year-old altar boy discover that he has been sexually molested by a priest. The couple is shocked when the church hierarchy tries to buy their silence. With the help of a Cajun lawyer they expose a cover-up that leads them to fight for justice. (HBO)
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    What They Had
    A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past. (imdb)
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    Hearts Beat Loud
    A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college. (imdb)
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    The Tomorrow Man
    Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff. (imdb)
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    Strange but True
    A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she's pregnant with his child. (imdb)
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    Patrick Melrose
    Patrick Melrose (2018) - TV Mini-Series
    Based on the Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn. This mini-series is about a rich, drug addict British man Patrick Melrose. (imdb)
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    We Were the Mulvaneys
    Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.
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    The Proposition
    Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is sterile, so they hire Harvard law student Roger Martin to impregnate Eleanor, but unfortunately Roger falls in love with her. (imdb)
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    No Looking Back
    Claudia has lived all her life in a small, seaside, blue-collar town, hanging out with the same group of friends since grade school. Now she's waiting tables in a greasy spoon to help support her mother... (imdb)
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    The Farmhouse
    A broken family living on a secluded farm is visited by a supposedly stranded young woman who asks for help. The family doesn't like strangers, but a storm approaches so they let her in. Tensions rise. Then a cop arrives.
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    Happiness for Beginners
    Helen signs up for a wilderness survival course, a year after getting divorced. She discovers through this experience that sometimes, you have to get really lost in order to find yourself.
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    Huff
    Huff (2004) - TV Series
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