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Ann Dowd Biography

Birth Place:
Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was inspired to attend Holy Cross by her father, who passed away during her senior year in high school
  • Planned to become a doctor before turning to acting
  • Made her Broadway debut in Candida in 1993
  • Has made guest appearances on four different Law & Order series

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2013Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2013Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated
  • 2012National Board of Review-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2012Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actress: nominated

Relationships

  • Gregory Dowd -- Brother
  • John Dowd -- Brother
  • Emily Arancio -- Daughter
  • Trust Arancio -- Daughter
  • John Dowd -- Father
  • Dolores Dowd Dean -- Mother
  • Clare -- Sister
  • Deborah -- Sister
  • Elizabeth -- Sister
  • Kathleen -- Sister
  • Liam Arancio -- Son