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Ellen Geer Biography

Birth Name:
Ellen Ware Geer
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, professor, theater director

Fast Facts

  • Along with her mother, Herta Ware, both have made guest appearances on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Beauty and the Beast (1987)
  • A professor at UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television
  • A member of the ensemble cast of Omnium Gatherum, the closing show of Theatricum Botanicum's 2006 season
  • Since 1978, has served as artistic director of the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, a professional repertory, open-air theater in Topanga Canyon, California
  • Has worked on theater, television and movies


  • Thad Geer -- Brother
  • Megan Geer -- Daughter
  • Willow Geer -- Daughter
  • Ed Flanders -- Ex-husband
  • Will Geer -- Father
  • Peter Alsop -- Husband
  • Herta Ware -- Mother
  • Kate Geer -- Sister
  • Ian Geer Flanders -- Son