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Beth Grant

Highest Rated:   100% Fully Realized Humans (2020)
Lowest Rated:   0% The Institute (2017)
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A successful character actress most adept at playing matronly types, Beth Grant took her onscreen bow in the late '80s and began tackling innumerable roles in Hollywood features, usually bit parts as housewives, female doctors, or down-home small-town women. Grant received her first feature assignment as a harried mother at a farmhouse in Barry Levinson's Rain Man (1988). She subsequently divided her time between film and television roles, guest-acting on dozens of series and occasionally taking on more extensive small-screen roles, such as on Coach and Jericho. Grant's many big-screen credits include the films Don't Tell Her It's Me (1990), Speed (1994), Donnie Darko (2001), and Little Miss Sunshine (2006). She was particularly memorable in the latter, as one of the snotty and obnoxious pageant judges. Darko represented Grant's first experience working with helmer Richard Kelly; she re-teamed with Kelly for his follow-up, the dystopian black comedy Southland Tales (2005).

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Words on Bathroom Walls
  • Actor
2020
100% Fully Realized Humans
  • Tipper
2020
78% Wander Darkly
  • Actor
2020
No Score Yet Hold On
  • Actor
2019
42% William
  • Dr. Godwin Thomas
2019
60% Domain
  • Actor
2018
No Score Yet Andover
  • Rebecca
2018
No Score Yet Six LA Love Stories
  • Actor
2018
97% Lucky
  • Elaine
$1M 2017
100% Donnie Darko: 15th Anniversary
  • Kitty
$0.3M 2017
0% The Institute
  • Posthwaite
2017
88% Jackie
  • Ladybird Johnson
$14M 2016
78% Band Of Robbers
  • Widow Douglas
$15.3k 2016
No Score Yet A Mother's Escape
  • Tess
2016
No Score Yet Heartland
  • Crystal
2016
No Score Yet Great Plains
  • Actor
2016
No Score Yet Consumed
  • Kristin Kessler
2015
30% Addicted To Fresno
  • Tilda
2015
86% The Midnight Swim
  • Amelia Brooks
2015
10% Just Before I Go
  • Mrs. Lawrence
$8.6k 2015
91% Faults
  • Evelyn
2015
65% Bad Words
  • Bedazzled Judge
2014
No Score Yet Famous
  • Actor
2014
38% As I Lay Dying
  • Addie
$15.5k 2013
No Score Yet Miss Dial
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Odyssea
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Blues for Willadean
  • Willadean Winkler
2012
67% Hollywood to Dollywood
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Sedona
  • Deb
2012
95% The Artist
  • La bonne de Peppy
$44.7M 2011
55% Spork
  • Principal Tulip
2011
88% Rango
  • Bonnie
$123.2M 2011
75% Dear Lemon Lima
  • Principal Applebomb
2011
No Score Yet Valley of the Sun
  • Actor
2011
40% Operation: Endgame (Rogue's Gallery)
  • Interviewer
2010
13% In My Sleep
  • Evelyn
2010
0% Stolen
  • Older Edvena
2010
90% Crazy Heart
  • Jo Ann
$38.4M 2009
6% All About Steve
  • Mrs. Horowitz
$33.9M 2009
62% Extract
  • Mary
$10.7M 2009
No Score Yet Herpes Boy
  • Mom
  • Producer
2009
No Score Yet Life Of Lemon
  • Actor
2009
83% Hide
  • Candy
2008
No Score Yet Polar Opposites
  • Actor
2008
39% Henry Poole Is Here
  • Josie
$1.8M 2008
No Score Yet The Perfect Witness
  • Emma Lemac
2007
93% No Country for Old Men
  • Agnes--Carla Jean's Mom
$74.3M 2007
No Score Yet Welcome to Paradise
  • Frances Loren
2007
39% Southland Tales
  • Dr. Inga Von Westphalen/Marion Card
$0.3M 2007
20% Factory Girl
  • Julia Warhol
$1.6M 2007
No Score Yet Rocker
  • Mrs. Hill
2006
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • Mother Gagnon
$33.6M 2006
No Score Yet The House of Usher
  • Mrs. Thatcher
2006
91% Little Miss Sunshine
  • Pageant Official Jenkins
$59.9M 2006
No Score Yet Hard Scrambled
  • Alice
2006
No Score Yet Hot Tamale
  • Dori Woodriff
2006
No Score Yet Hard Pill
  • Mom
2005
7% Daltry Calhoun
  • Dee
2005
No Score Yet Our Very Own
  • Virginia Kendal
2005
No Score Yet Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Thief of Time
  • Mildred Luna
2004
82% Matchstick Men
  • Laundry Lady
$36.9M 2003
No Score Yet Evil Alien Conquerors
  • Sheila
2002
13% The Rising Place
  • Melvina Pou
2002
84% The Rookie
  • Jimmy's Mother
$75.5M 2002
29% Desert Saints
  • Lou
2002
53% Rock Star
  • Mrs. Cole
$16.6M 2001
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man
  • Louisa Ashland
2001
24% Pearl Harbor
  • Motherly Secretary
$197.8M 2001
87% Donnie Darko
  • Kitty
2001
No Score Yet Under Oath
  • Shirley Dubois
2000
37% Sordid Lives
  • Sissy Hickey
2000
No Score Yet Blue Valley Songbird
  • Ruby
1999
51% Dance with Me
  • Lovejoy
1998
42% Dr. Dolittle
  • Woman
1998
72% Lawn Dogs
  • Beth, Trent's Mother
1998
24% A Thousand Acres
  • Roberta
1997
67% A Time to Kill
  • Cora Cobb
1996
60% Norma Jean and Marilyn
  • Grace Goddard
1996
No Score Yet Love Always
  • Stephanie
1996
39% To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  • Loretta
1995
86% Safe
  • Becky, Auditorium Speaker
1995
94% Speed
  • Helen
1994
18% City Slickers 2 - The Legend of Curly's Gold
  • Lois
1994
56% The Dark Half
  • Shayla Beaumont
1993
44% White Sands
  • Roz
1992
No Score Yet Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story
  • Pat McGinty
1992
No Score Yet Switched at Birth
  • Sophie
1991
71% Eating
  • Bea
1990
44% Child's Play 2
  • Miss Kettlewell
1990
44% Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael
  • Lillian Logerfield
1990
No Score Yet Don't Tell Her It's Me
  • Babette
1990
48% Flatliners
  • Housewife
1990
50% Fall from Grace
  • Paulene
1990
No Score Yet The Image
  • Martha Packard
1990
32% The Wizard
  • Diner Manager
1989
No Score Yet I Know My First Name Is Steven
  • Mrs. Beta
1989
89% Rain Man
  • Mother at Farm House
1988

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
56% Dollface
2019
  • Cat Lady
  • 2019
86% The Mindy Project
2012-2017
  • Beth Grant Beverly
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
83% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Sheila Olsen
  • 2013
97% Justified
2010-2015
  • Mother Truth
  • 2013
47% The Millers
2013-2015
  • Myra
  • 2013
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Anita
  • 2010
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • Librarian
  • 2010
No Score Yet According to Jim
2001-2009
  • Actor
  • 2008
96% Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
  • Marianne Marie Beetle
  • 2008
  • 2007
90% Bones
2005-2017
  • Lizbeth Harding
  • 2007
82% My Name Is Earl
2005-2009
  • Agnes
  • 2006
  • 2005
56% 8 Simple Rules
2002-2005
  • Mrs. Whitley
  • 2005
75% Wonderfalls
2004
  • Marianne Marie Beattle
  • 2005
No Score Yet Yes, Dear
2000-2006
  • Kitty
  • 2004
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
93% Everwood
2002-2006
  • Miss Violet
  • 2003
No Score Yet King of the Hill
1997-2010
  • Voice
  • 2003
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet Malcolm in the Middle
2000-2006
  • Dorene
  • 2003
  • 2000
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Sally Roth
  • 2002
No Score Yet Judging Amy
1999-2005
  • Paula Macht
  • 2001
75% The X-Files
1993-2018
  • Iris Finster
  • 2000
88% Angel
1999-2004
  • Mom
  • 1999
No Score Yet Coach
1989-1997
  • Martha
  • 1997
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1990
  • 1989
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
  • Meg Thomas
  • 1994
13% Delta
1992-1993
  • Thelma Wainwright
  • 1993
  • 1992
No Score Yet The Golden Girls
1985-1992
  • Terry Franco Louise
  • Guest
  • 1991
  • 1989
No Score Yet Hunter
1984-1991
  • Dottie Pinder
  • 1990
No Score Yet Empty Nest
1988-1995
  • Helen
  • 1989
No Score Yet The Mindy Project
  • Beverly

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