Camryn Manheim

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Debra Frances Manheim
  • Birth Place: Caldwell, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/08/1961, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Camryn Manheim Fast Facts:
  • Worked at a Renaissance festival for four years as a teen.
  • Learned sign language at community college and worked at hospitals interpreting for patients.
  • Debuted on the New York stage in 1987 in Hydriotaphia.
  • Made big-screen debut in 1990's The Bonfire of the Vanities.
  • Wrote a one-woman off-Broadway show called Wake Up, I'm Fat! in 1994; a book of the same title followed in 1999.
  • An avid human-rights activist.
  • Camryn Manheim Relationships:
  • Milo Jacob - Son
  • Karl Manheim - Brother
  • Gregory Hines - Ex-significant Other
  • Sylvia Manheim - Mother
  • Jerome Manheim - Father
  • Camryn Manheim Awards:
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, CA (BFA, 1984); New York University, New York, NY (MFA, 1987)

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