Anne Bobby

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Anne Bobby
Born Anne Marie Bobby
(1967-12-12) December 12, 1967 (age 50)
Paterson, New Jersey
Occupation Actress
Years active 1985–present

Anne Marie Bobby is an American actress, voice artist, playwright and author, best known for her role as Lori Winston, the heroine in Clive Barker's Nightbreed[1] and Brigid Tenenbaum in the BioShock series.[2] She was praised by The Washington Post for her portrayal of Tallasse in What the Deaf Man Heard (1997).[3] The Los Angeles Times called Bobby's Tallasse "a sensitive, insightful portrayal."[4]

Bobby also played a police officer in Cop Rock and in 2016, the New York Times compared her performance in, "Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?" to a Broadway performance.[5] In another musical, Groundhog, Bobby was praised for her duets and solos.[6]

She attended NYU, where she studied Anthropology and Classics.

Selected film, television and other credits[edit]

Film
Year Title Role
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Suzanne Kovic
1990 Nightbreed[7] Lori Winston[8]
1991 Baby of the Bride Anne
1996 Beautiful Girls[9] Sarah Morris
1998 Happiness Rhonda
1998 Finding North Debi[10]
2013 The Hanover House[11] Martha Hobson
Theater
1986-7 Smile[12] Robin Gibson
1992 Groundhog[6]
1993 Black Comedy[13] Carol Melkett
1994 Merrily We Roll Along Beth[14]
2000 Strictly Personal Lori[15]
2008 All the Rage Helen[16]
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Cop Rock Officer Vicky Quinn[17][18] Regular
1990 Children of the Bride[19]
1995 Mad about You Susannah Recurring
1997 What the Deaf Man Heard[20] Tallasse[3]
2004 As the World Turns Greta Williams - Social Worker Recurring Role
Video Games
Year Title Role Notes
2007 BioShock Brigid Tenenbaum
2010 BioShock 2 Brigid Tenenbaum
2010 BioShock 2: Minerva's Den Brigid Tenenbaum
2014 BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea "Sex Without Compromise" video narrator Episode Two
2017 Perception[21] Felicia Briar, Betty Martin, Susannah Mortin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilmington, Michael (19 February 1990). "The Monsters Earn Our Sympathy in Barker's 'Nightbreed'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Troy Escamilla (April 20, 2013). "Interview with Actress Anne Bobby of The Hanover House and Nightbreed". Fright Meter Awards. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Shales, Tom (22 November 1997). "A Hallmark Achievement". The Washington Post. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Heckman, Don (22 November 1997). "'What the Deaf Man Heard' Probes Small-Town Secrets". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (13 May 2016). "'Cop Rock': How a Legendary Failure Predicted TV's Future". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Gussow, Mel (4 May 1992). "A Homeless Man Confronts the System". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "TV Listings". 9 June 1982. Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ Sachs, Lloyd (20 February 1990). "In Freakish 'NightBreed' Looks Aren't Everything". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). 
  9. ^ "Beautiful Girls". VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. Gale. 2008 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). 
  10. ^ Holden, Stephen (4 June 1999). "Am Streetwise, a Little Naive, Will Travel". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  11. ^ "Emerge Film Festival Announces Schedule of Films". US Fed News Service. Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). 
  12. ^ http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=77788
  13. ^ Brantley, Ben (2 September 1993). "Review/Theater; Blown Fuse and Odd Britons Equal a Very Crowded Room". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  14. ^ Richards, David (10 June 1994). "A Sondheim Musical Keeps Evolving". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  15. ^ Hampton, Wilborn (24 November 2000). "In Search Of Love? Just Buzz Next Door". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  16. ^ Webster, Andy (5 August 2008). "All God's Children Got Guns, and a Few Axes to Grind, Too". The New York Times. 
  17. ^ Shales, Tom (26 September 1990). "Cop Rock,: Music With a Different Beat Series". The Washington Post. Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). 
  18. ^ Rosenberg, Howard (26 September 1990). "'Cop Rock' invigorates the new season by combining the grit of 'Hill Street Blues' with a musical score that's fresh every week". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  19. ^ Cerone, Daniel (16 September 1990). "Look who's hired: Julia Duffy on ABC's 'Baby Talk,' and Bauer on CBS' 'Wiseguy'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  20. ^ "The Quiet Man Taking It All In, Saying Nothing". The Washington Post. 23 November 1997. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  21. ^ The Deep End Games (April 9, 2016). "That time Bill met...HIS MOTHER?". Kickstarter. Retrieved April 23, 2016. 

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