Joanna P. Adler
|Joanna P. Adler|
Joanna P. Adler (born 1964) is an American actress, known for her roles in Off-Broadway plays. She has won Obie Award in 1995. In 2014, Adler starred in the second season of Lifetime television series, Devious Maids.
Life and career
Adler graduated Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She later appeared in number of television commercials and in the independent movies, most notable The Event and Book of Love. In 1995, Adler has won Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress for The Boys in the Basement. She also performed in many other stage productions during her career. On television, Adler guest-starred in Sex and the City, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Orange Is the New Black, and also had recurring roles on Gravity, and Are We There Yet?.
In December, 2013 announced that, Adler was cast as series regular for second season of the Lifetime television comedy-drama series, Devious Maids. She played the role of Opal, a new maid who is secretive & conniving, reminiscent of Mrs. Danvers from Hitchcock’s Rebecca.
|1993||The Five Spot||Neurotic Girl|
|1996||The Proprietor||New York - F. Freemder|
|1997||Ties to Rachel||Deke|
|1998||A Perfect Murder||Vyczowski|
|1998||The Silent Love of the Fish||The Boy||Short film|
|1999||Just the Ticket||Vickie|
|1999||A Fish in the Bathtub||Heather|
|2000||Down to You||Piercing Woman|
|2000||Drop Back Ten||McCue's Bartender|
|2003||School of Rock||Summer's Mother|
|2004||Book of Love||Melissa|
|2004||My Mom and Dad||Betty||Short film|
|2006||Shut Up and Sing||Sheila|
|2006||The Big Bad Swim||Dr. Gaskill|
|2010||An Invisible Sign||Lisa's Mom|
|2014||Revenge of the Green Dragons||Prosecutor Gwen Shore|
|2014||5 Flights Up||Boy's Mother|
|1998||Sex and the City||Syd||Episode: "Bay of Married Pigs"|
|2000||Cosby||Dr. Ball||Episode: "The Song Remains the Same"|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Tech||Episode: "Soldier's Heart"|
|2008||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Anna Nobile||Episode: "Legacy"|
|2009||The Unusuals||Jennifer Goodman||Episode: "42"|
|2009||Ugly Betty||Wedding Planner||Episode: "In the Stars"|
|2006, 2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Sarah Gallagher / Persephone James||Episodes: "Informed" and "Savior"|
|2002, 2009, 2010||Law & Order||Barbara Speight / Amber Woods||Episodes: "Missing", "Great Satan" and "Love Eternal"|
|2010||Gravity||Sissy Rosenblum||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2010, 2011||30 Rock||Donna Straunk||Episodes: "When It Rains, It Pours" and "It's Never Too Late for Now"|
|2012||The Good Wife||Miss Ledger||Episode: "Don't Haze Me, Bro"|
|2012||Chicago Fire||Sondra Sherman||Episode: "One Minute"|
|2011–2012||Are We There Yet?||Mrs. Phillips||Recurring role, 9 episodes|
|2006–2013||The Venture Bros.||Voice||7 episodes|
|2013||Orange Is the New Black||Chaplain Royce||Episodes: "The Chickening" and "Can't Fix Crazy"|
|2014||Devious Maids||Opal Sinclair||Series regular|
- Adler, Joanna (Joanna P. Adler)
- "Private Tutor". Infoplease.com. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
- "New York Search Obies Theater Awards". Villagevoice.com. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
- "Devious Maids: Joanna Adler Joins the Cast for Season 2 TVHackr". Tvhackr.com. 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Josh Hamilton Joins Fox's 'Gracepoint', Joanna Adler Added To 'Devious Maids'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-12-24.