Anne Ramsay

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Anne Ramsay
BornAnne Elizabeth Ramsay
(1960-09-11) September 11, 1960 (age 54)
Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
OccupationActress, Writer
Years active1985-present
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For the similarly named American actress (1929–1988), see Anne Ramsey.
Anne Ramsay
BornAnne Elizabeth Ramsay
(1960-09-11) September 11, 1960 (age 54)
Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
OccupationActress, Writer
Years active1985-present

Anne Elizabeth Ramsay (born September 11, 1960) is an American actress best known for her role as Lisa Stemple on Mad About You, for which she shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy series.

Early life[edit]

Ramsay was born in Los Angeles County, California[1] and raised in La Habra, California.[2] She grew up with two younger siblings and studied theater at UCLA and graduated with a bachelor's degree.[3] Ramsay landed her first professional role in an industrial film. She worked with an acting group called The Continuum, which featured UCLA alumni. Their 1987 production of "Waiting," which she co-wrote, won the group acclaim and Ramsay an agent.[4]



1989Taste of Hemlock, AA Taste of HemlockBarbara
1991Class ActionDeborah
1992League of Their Own, AA League of Their OwnHelen Haley
1992Critters 4Dr. McCormick
1995Perfect AlibiPaula Simpson
1996Final Cut, TheThe Final CutSgt. Kathleen Hardy
2000Woman on TopTV Director
2001Planet of the ApesLt. Col. Grace Alexander
2003UndergroundJoShort film
2004Monster and the Peanut, TheThe Monster and the PeanutLaurie HunzingerShort film
2004One Time Thing, AA One Time ThingSandi
2005Heart of the BeholderReeba Hollings
2005Getting to Know YouSaraShort film
2006Cassidy Kids, TheThe Cassidy KidsRebecca Vanderpool
2006Merry Little Christmas, AA Merry Little ChristmasClaudia Walden
2007Crossing the LineAngelaShort film
2007Death Strip, TheThe Death StripDr. Nina KohlerShort film
2008Human Contract, TheThe Human ContractCheryl
2009Wild About HarryMrs. BrownAKA, American Primitive
2009Tanner HallCoffin Vendor
2009Off the LedgeBonnie
2010Last Rites of Ransom Pride, TheThe Last Rites of Ransom PrideSinging Girl
2010SnapshotDianeShort film
2012Past DueLindaShort film
2013Emanuel and the Truth About FishesFemale Customer
2014The Taking of Deborah LoganSarah Logan


1987Year in the Life, AA Year in the LifeCindyEpisode: "Dixie Chicken"
1988Mr. BelvedereTanyaEpisode: "Fox Trot"
1988Something Is Out ThereLimo DriverTV miniseries
1988Star Trek: The Next GenerationEnsign ClancyEpisode: "Elementary, Dear Data"
1989Star Trek: The Next GenerationEnsign ClancyEpisode: "The Emissary"
1989HunterKellyEpisode: "Teen Dreams"
1990BookerLindsey SimmonsEpisode: "Crazy"
1990Doctor DoctorDr. Leona LinowitzRecurring role (4 episodes)
1991Man in the Family, TheThe Man in the FamilyLoriEpisode: "Real News"
1992-1999Mad About YouLisa StempleRegular role (93 episodes)
1993Murder of InnocenceLinda KeatonTV film
1996Chicago HopeBetsey HockadayEpisode: "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"
1996Everything to GainSarah KempnerTV film
1997-1998DellaventuraGeri ZariasMain role (14 episodes)
2000Mysterious WaysMartha CordayEpisode: "The Midas Touch"
2001Bad HaircutMomTV film
2001Dharma & GregNancyRecurring role (4 episodes)
2001CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationClaudia GideonEpisode: "Organ Grinder"
2004Hollywood Mom's Mystery, TheThe Hollywood Mom's MysteryValerie Jane RamirezTV film
2004-2005L Word, TheThe L WordRobinRecurring role (4 episodes)
2005Without a TraceLaura MacAvoyEpisode: "Penitence"
2005Six Feet UnderJackie FeldmanRecurring role (6 episodes)
2005-2006RelatedTrish HoughtonRecurring role (10 episodes)
2006Close to HomeLawyer / Roberta RichterEpisodes: "Homecoming", "There's Something About Martha"
2007Close to HomeRoberta RichterEpisode: "Protégé"
2007HouseEmma SloanEpisode: "Fetal Position"
2007Tell Me You Love MeSallyEpisodes: "1.3", "1.9"
2007Ghost WhispererAudrey AsherEpisode: "All Ghosts Lead to Grandview"
2008Cleaner, TheThe CleanerStephanie BillEpisode: "House of Pain"
2008DexterEllen WolfRecurring role (6 episodes)
2009Wizards of Waverly PlaceCindy Van HeusenEpisodes: "Wizards vs. Vampires on Waverly Place", "Tasty Bites"
2009CastleBree BuschEpisode: "Famous Last Words"
2009-2011HawthorneDr. Brenda MarshallRecurring role (19 episodes)
2010-2013Secret Life of the American Teenager, TheThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerNora UnderwoodRecurring role (43 episodes)
2012Finder, TheThe FinderU.S. Marshal Catherine GibsonEpisode: "The Boy with the Bucket"
2012Drop Dead DivaMrs. YeardleyEpisode: "Winning Ugly"
2012Franklin & BashMartha StraussEpisode: "Last Dance"
2013Hunt for the Labyrinth KillerLisa CouphonTV film
2013-2014Hart of DixieWinifred WilkesRecurring role (4 episodes)


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