Knowledge Identifier: +Ann_Dowd
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1956.
Countries: United States (75%), United Kingdom (13%), Israel (6%)
Linked to: DePaul University, Goodman School of Drama, Utah Film Critics Association
Dowd's first appearance was in the 1985 television movie "First Steps" with fellow Chicago actor Megan Mullally
In 1993 she received the Clarence Derwent award for her Broadway debut performance in the play "Candida" starring Mary Steenburgen
She appears in the 1997 cult film "All Over Me" and in the 1998 film "Apt Pupil", in which she played the mother of Brad Renfro's character
She played the role of Mrs. Strank in the 2006 Clint Eastwood film "Flags of Our Fathers"
" In 2011, Dowd performed Off-Broadway in "Blood from a Stone", playing the mother of Ethan Hawke
She received rave reviews for her work in the 2012 movie "Compliance", which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Collateral Beauty - On March 10, 2016, Ann Dowd signed on to star in the film
In 2017, she began playing Aunt Lydia on the Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale"