Joanna Gleason

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Joanne Hall
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/02/1950, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Joanna Gleason Fast Facts:
  • Daughter of Monty Hall, the host of game show Let's Make a Deal.
  • Wanted to act from age 10.
  • Made her stage debut in the 1972 Los Angeles production of the musical Promises, Promises; made her Broadway debut in the 1977 Cy Coleman musical I Love My Wife.
  • Won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle awards as the Baker's Wife in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine fairy tale musical Into the Woods (1987).
  • Notable film roles include parts in the Woody Allen comedy-dramas Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989).
  • Earned a 2005 Tony nomination for her role as Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a part she took before it was completely written.
  • Joanna Gleason Relationships:
  • Monty Hall - Father
  • Aaron David Gleason - Son
  • Michael Sarandon - Stepson
  • Richard Hall - Brother
  • Stephanie Sarandon - Stepdaughter
  • Paul G. Gleason - Ex-husband
  • Michael Bennahum - Ex-husband
  • Chris Sarandon - Husband
  • Sharon Hall - Sister
  • Marilyn Hall - Mother
  • Alexis Sarandon - Stepson
  • Joanna Gleason Awards:
  • 2005 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Musical) - Nominee
  • 1988 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Winner
  • 1985 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

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