Beth Grant

18 Sep 1949


Beth Grant (born September 18, 1949) is an American actress. She is known for often playing characters who are conservatives, religious zealots or sticklers for rules.

She has appeared in dozens of films, including Rain Man, Speed; To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar; Love Field; Donnie Darko; A Time to Kill; Little Miss Sunshine; Child's Play 2; Daltry Calhoun; City Slickers 2; Don't Tell Her It's Me; Matchstick Men; Factory Girl; The Wizard; Sordid Lives; The Rookie; All About Steve; No Country for Old Men, Crazy Heart, and Rango.

Grant has also appeared in many TV shows, including Everwood; Delta; The Golden Girls; Malcolm in the Middle; The X-Files; Friends; CSI; Six Feet Under; Wonderfalls; My Name Is Earl; Yes, Dear; King of the Hill; The Office; Angel; Judging Amy; Jericho; Sordid Lives: The Series; Criminal Minds, Sabrina The Teenage Witch; True Blood; How I Met Your Mother; and The Mentalist.

Grant was born in Gadsden, Alabama, and is an alumna of East Carolina University. She is married to actor Michael Chieffo with whom she has one child.

Grant played the same character, Marianne Marie Beetle, in the short-lived show Wonderfalls and Pushing Daisies, both created by Bryan Fuller.


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Filmography (44 titles)

(movie, 2018)
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Joanna)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ladybird Johnson)
(movie, 2016)
···Band of Robbers
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Widow Douglas)
(movie, 2015)
···Addicted to Fresno
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Tilda)
(movie, 2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Evelyn)
(movie, 2013)
···Bad Words
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Irene)
(movie, 2011)
···The Artist
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Peppy's Maid)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Bonnie (voice))
(movie, 2010)
···Operation: Endgame
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Susan)
(movie, 2009)
···All About Steve
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Horowitz)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mary)
(movie, 2009)
···In My Sleep
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Evelyn)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Candy)
(movie, 2008)
···Henry Poole Is Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Josie)
(movie, 2008)
···Winged Creatures
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Carla's Mom)
(movie, 2007)
7.8No Country for Old Men
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carla Jeans Mother)
(movie, 2007)
···Hot Tamale
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dori Woodriff)
(movie, 2007)
···The Ungodly
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Emma Lemac)
(movie, 2006)
···Factory Girl
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Julia Warhol)
(movie, 2006)
···Flags of Our Fathers
Genre: War, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Mother Gagnon)
(movie, 2006)
···Southland Tales
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Inga Von Westphalen)
(movie, 2006)
···Hard Scrambled
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alice)
(movie, 2006)
···The House of Usher
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Thatcher)
(movie, 2005)
···Daltry Calhoun
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Dee)
(movie, 2005)
···Our Very Own
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Virginia Kendal)
(movie, 2003)
···Matchstick Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Laundry Lady)
(movie, 2003)
···Judge Koan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Brenda Lundy)
(movie, 2002)
···The Rookie
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Olline)
(movie, 2001)
···Rock Star
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Mrs Cole)
(movie, 2001)
···Sordid Lives
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sissy Hickey)
(movie, 2001)
···Donnie Darko
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Kitty Farmer)
(movie, 1999)
···Blue Valley Songbird
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Ruby)
(movie, 1998)
···Doctor Dolittle
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Woman)
(movie, 1997)
···Lawn Dogs
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Trent's Mother)
(movie, 1996)
···A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cora Mae Cobb)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Lois)
(movie, 1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Role: Actor (as Helen)
(movie, 1993)
···The Dark Half
Genre: Mystery, Horror
Role: Actor (as Shayla Beaumont)
(movie, 1992)
···Love Field
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hazel)
(movie, 1992)
···White Sands
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Roz Kincaid)
(movie, 1990)
···Child's Play 2
Genre: Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Miss Kettlewell)
(movie, 1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Housewife)
(movie, 1990)
···Fall from Grace
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Paulene)
(movie, 1988)
···Rain Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mother at Farm House)