Catherine Lloyd Burns
Catherine Lloyd Burns
|Born||April 19, 1961|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York|
|Known for||Role in Malcolm in the Middle|
She has appeared in multiple television shows, and was a regular on Partners and LateLine. She played Caroline Miller, Malcolm's "overly earnest" teacher, in Malcolm in the Middle. Burns has appeared in numerous feature films and the independent film Everything Put Together. Along with her role, she was a cowriter of the independent film Everything Put Together. She has also worked in theater with New York's Naked Angels.
The film Everything Put Together was written by a number of authors, including Catherine and her husband. It was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festivals in 2000. In 2001, it was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as the best feature made for under $500,000. Director Marc Forster won Independent Spirit's Someone to Watch Award.
Her first book is It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks, which was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2007. The book is a biography, from the point of view of the author. It centers around personal memoirs, and family relationships.
Burns was born in New York City. She is married to Adam Forgash, with one daughter. They both live in New York. Her late father, Lloyd Burns, worked in entertainment, and her Canadian-born mother, Red Burns (née Gennis), founded the Interactive Telecommunications Program (NYU). Her husband is a writer and producer.
|1993||The Night We Never Met||Deli Customer|
|1998||Mafia!||Woman in Las Vegas Show|
|1998||The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story||Chimp 2 (voice)||Video|
|1999||Pushing Tin||Tanya Hewitt|
|2000||Everything Put Together||Judith|
|2000||Keeping the Faith||Debbie|
|2007||Dedication||Mother in Bookstore|
|2007||The Last New Yorker||Hostess|
|1991||Law & Order||Sheila Herlihy||"The Wages of Love"|
|1994||All-American Girl||Tipsy||"Who's the Boss"|
|1994||Party of Five||Jeannie||"Something Out of Nothing"|
|1995||ER||Amy||"Love Among the Ruins"|
|1995||Maybe This Time||"Maybe This Time"|
|1995||Dad, the Angel & Me||Fan #1||TV film|
|1995–96||Partners||Heather Pond||Main role|
|1996||The Single Guy||April||"Best Man"|
|1996||Public Morals||Jackie||"The Green Cover"|
|1996||Chaos||Worker in Weather Dome (voice)||Video game|
|1997||Ned and Stacey||Cynthia||"Where My Third Nepal Is Sheriff"|
|1997||The Second Civil War||Amelia Sims||TV film|
|1997||Dilbert's Desktop Games||Secretary With a Crossbow (voice)||Video game|
|1998–99||LateLine||Mona Guillingsvard||Main role|
|2000||Malcolm in the Middle||Caroline Miller||Main role (seasons 1–2)|
|2016–17||Search Party||Linda Witherbottom||"The Night of 100 Candles", "Password to the Shadows", "Conspiracy", "Paranoia"|
- It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks: A Memoir of a Mother and Daughter, North Point Press, 2006, ISBN 978-0-86547-708-7
- The Good, the Bad & the Beagle, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014, ISBN 978-0-374-30039-5
- The Half-True Lies of Cricket Cohen, Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2017, ISBN 978-0-374-30041-8
- "Catherine Lloyd Burns Biography (1961-)". filmreference. Retrieved 2009-08-18.
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- "Catherine Lloyd Burns". Charleston-Huntington, WV: WVAH-TV Fox 11. Archived from the original on 2000-10-12. Retrieved 2009-12-04.
- Lloyd, Robert (2000-02-24). "Kids in the Hall". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2009-12-04.
- Holden, Stephen (2001-11-09). "Film Review; Losing Her Child to a Mysterious Killer". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-12-03.
- Fuller, Graham (2001-11-13). "Requiem Suite Marc Forster's Symphonies of Sorrow". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2009-12-03.
- "Awards for Everything Put Together". IMDb. Retrieved 2009-08-18.
- Rand, Naomi (2006-06-04). "On families, happy and unhappy in their own ways". The Boston Globe 2006-06-04. Retrieved 2009-12-03.
- It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks: A Memoir of a Mother and Daughter. Google Books. Retrieved 2009-08-18.