Cynthia Stevenson

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Cynthia Stevenson
Born(1962-08-02) August 2, 1962 (age 50)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Years active1986–present
SpouseTom Davies (1992–present; 1 child)
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Cynthia Stevenson
Born(1962-08-02) August 2, 1962 (age 50)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Years active1986–present
SpouseTom Davies (1992–present; 1 child)

Cynthia Stevenson (born August 2, 1962) is an American actress.

Stevenson was born in Oakland, California, the daughter of Gayle, an editor, and Al Stevenson, an upholstery warehouse owner.[1] She grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia.

One of her first roles was a guest appearance as Norm Peterson's high-strung secretary "Doris" on Cheers. Other early work included the short-lived comedy series My Talk Show (1990–1991) and Bob (1992–1993). She had a leading role on the sitcom, Hope and Gloria, which ran for 35 episodes in 1995 and 1996. She also appeared the Lifetime Television series Oh Baby.

On film, she has appeared in The Player, Six Feet Under, Forget Paris, Happiness, Home for the Holidays, Will you Merry Me?, Agent Cody Banks and Agent Cody Banks 2. She played the role of Mrs. Cooverman in the 2009 film I Love You Beth Cooper.

Stevenson was a regular cast member on the series Dead Like Me, playing lead character George (Ellen Muth)'s mother. In April 2006, she completed filming a new sitcom pilot for CBS called You've Reached the Elliotts, starring opposite Chris Elliott as his wife, which was not picked up by the network. She has a recurring role on the cable series The L Word, and on the now-cancelled series Men in Trees, which was taped in Vancouver. She also had an occasional role as "Cindy Devlin" on According to Jim. In April 2009, she co-starred opposite Bob Saget on the short-lived ABC sitcom, Surviving Suburbia. She has also recently appeared as Shiri Appleby's mother on The CW series Life Unexpected.

She appears in the song Fuckin' Perfect by Pink.


Film and television
1989CheersDorisTV series, 2 episodes
1992Player, TheThe PlayerBonnie Sherow
1992–1993BobTrish McKayTV series, 22 episodes
1995Live Nude GirlsMarcy
1995Forget ParisLiz
1995Home for the HolidaysJoanne
1995–1996Hope and GloriaHope DavidsonTV series, 35 episodes
1998Ally McbealHayley ChisolmTV series
1998HappinessTrish Maplewood
1998Air Bud: Golden ReceiverJackie Framm
1998From the Earth to the Moon (TV miniseries)Jane Conrad
1998–2000Oh BabyTracy CallowayTV series, 29 episodes
2002King of the HillSister Mary Catherine/Claire
2002Air Bud: Seventh Inning FetchJackie Framm
2003–2004Dead Like MeJoy LassTV series, 28 episodes
2003–2007According to JimCindy DevlinTV series, 4 episodes
2003Air Bud: Spikes BackJackie Framm
2003Agent Cody BanksMrs. Banks
2004Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination LondonMrs. Banks
2005Six Feet UnderJoy SolomonTV series
2006Air BuddiesJackie Framm
2006L Word, TheThe L WordRoberta CollieTV series, 3 episodes
2006MonkDianne BrooksTV series
2006–2008Men in TreesCelia BachelorTV series, 27 episodes
2008Will You Merry Me?Mrs. Kringle
2008Snow BuddiesJackie Framm
2009Jennifer's BodyMrs. Dove
2009Surviving SuburbiaAnne Patterson
2009Case 39Nancy
2009Dead Like Me: Life After DeathJoy Lass
2009I Love You, Beth CooperMrs. Cooverman
2010Life UnexpectedLaverne CassidyTV series, 5 episodes
2012The Soul ManCarolyn


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