June Louise Squibb
November 6, 1929
Vandalia, Illinois, U.S.
(m. 1953; div. 1959)
(m. 1959; died 1999)
June Louise Squibb (born November 6, 1929) is an American actress. She is best known for her role in the film Nebraska (2013), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, among other accolades.
Squibb was born in Vandalia, Illinois. Her mother, JoyBelle, was a silent film pianist. Her father, Lewis, was an insurance agent. Squibb married Edward Sostek, the marriage ended in divorce.[when?] She married Charles Kakatsakis (1959–1999), an acting teacher. They have a son, Harry, a filmmaker who made his short film Admissions. Squibb converted to Judaism in the 1950s and considers herself Jewish. When asked about ageism in show business, Squibb has stated, "Well, it's like anything else. I always feel, rules are meant to be broken."
Squibb worked in musical theatre at the St. Louis Muny, and trained at the Cleveland Play House and HB Studio. While at the Cleveland Play House, she starred in productions of Marseilles, The Play's the Thing, Goodbye, My Fancy, The Heiress, Detective Story, Antigone, Ladies in Retirement and Bloomer Girl. She played Dulcie in the 1958 Off-Broadway The Boyfriend and starred in the 1959 Off-Broadway revival of Lend an Ear. She replaced Electra for her Broadway debut in the original production of Gypsy: A Musical Fable. Squibb appeared in The Happy Time, which opened in 1968 and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical. In between these periods, she did modeling work for romance novels. She appeared in the 1995 Broadway for Sacrilege. In 2012, she played Stella Gordon in Dividing the Estate at the Dallas Theater Center and received standout reviews. She played Old Josie in the 2018 Broadway of Waitress. Squibb starred opposite Bruce Dern in Nebraska and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was inducted into the Cleveland Play House Hall of Fame in 2015. She starred in the Disney+ film Godmothered.
|1992||Scent of a Woman||Mrs. Hunsaker|
|1993||The Age of Innocence||Delores|
|1997||In & Out||Cousin Gretchen|
|1998||Meet Joe Black||Helen|
|2002||About Schmidt||Helen Schmidt|
|2002||Far from Heaven||Bessie|
|2004||Welcome to Mooseport||Irma|
|2007||Dead Write||Miss June Copperfiled|
|2008||Just Add Water||Mother Mattie|
|2011||Atlas Shrugged: Part I||Mrs. Ida Hastings|
|2011||The Perfect Family||Mrs. Punch|
|2011||The Big Year||Doris|
|2012||The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez||Irma|
|2012||Would You Rather||Linda|
|2015||I'll See You in My Dreams||Georgina|
|2015||A Country Called Home||Judy|
|2015||Love the Coopers||Aunt Fishy|
|2017||Table 19||Jo Flanagan|
|2017||Amanda & Jack Go Glamping||Jude|
|2017||Father Figures||Mrs. Agnes Hunt|
|2018||Summer '03||Dotty Winkle|
|2018||Ralph Breaks the Internet||Jimmy's Grandma Bertha||Voice|
|2019||Blow the Man Down||Susie Gallagher|
|2019||Toy Story 4||Margaret the Store Owner||Voice|
|2020||Palm Springs||Nana Lena Schlieffen|
|2020||Hubie Halloween||Mrs. Estelle Dubois|||
|2021||Shoot the Rooster||Mrs. Delores Johnson|
|1985||CBS Schoolbreak Special||Sylvia the Landlady||Episode: "The Day the Senior Class Got Married"|
|1995; 1999||Law & Order||Sylvia Sherman / Eileen De Rose||2 episodes|
|2001||Ed||Dr. Bernaman||Episode: "Valentine's Day"|
|2003–2004||Judging Amy||Louise Flowers||5 episodes|
|2003||ER||Agnes||Episode: "No Strings Attached"|
|2003||Just Shoot Me!||Mrs. Nora Pebbles||Episode: "Son of a Preacher Man"|
|2005||House||Ramona||Episode: "Love Hurts"|
|2005||The Bernie Mac Show||Sister Rosetta Hamillton||Episode: "Night of Terror"|
|2005||Two and a Half Men||Margaret||Episode: "Sleep Tight, Puddin' Pop"|
|2005||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Mrs. Edie Cone||Episode: "The End"|
|2005–2007||Ghost Whisperer||Grandma Anne||6 episodes|
|2006||7th Heaven||Ms. Bessie Rusnak||Episode: "Love and Obsession"|
|2007||The Bill Engvall Show||Edda||2 episodes|
|2007||A Stranger's Heart||Aunt Cass||Television film|
|2008||Cold Case||Annette Hicks||Episode: "Slipping"|
|2008||Shark Swarm||Bess Wilder||Television film|
|2008–2009||The Young and the Restless||Pearl||19 episodes|
|2011||Eagleheart||Esther||Episode: "Once in a Wattle"|
|2012||Castle||Jamie Isaacson||Episode: "Once Upon a Crime"|
|2012||Mike & Molly||Francine||Episode: "The Rehearsal"|
|2013–2015||Getting On||Varla Pounder||3 episodes|
|2013||The Millers||Blanche||Episode: "Carol's Parents Are Coming to Town"|
|2014||Girls||Grandma Flo||Episode: "Flo"|
|2014||Glee||Maggie Banks||Episode: "Old Dog, New Tricks"|
|2014||Devious Maids||Velma Mudge||2 episodes|
|2015||The Jack and Triumph Show||June Gregory||7 episodes|
|2015||7 Days in Hell||Elizabeth II||Television film|
|2015||Axe Cop||June Esther (voice)||Episode: "The Ultimate Mate"|
|2015||Wander Over Yonder||Stella Starbella (voice)||Episode: "The Loose Screw"|
|2015||Mom||Dottie||Episode: "Terrorists and Gingerbread"|
|2015||Code Black||Dorothy||Episode: "Buen Árbol"|
|2016||The Big Bang Theory||Constance, Sheldon's 'Meemaw'||Episode: "The Meemaw Materialization"|
|2016||Modern Family||Auntie Alice||2 episodes|
|2016||Dream Corp, LLC||Nora||Episode: "The Smoking Nun"|
|2016||Clarence||Rosie Randell (voice)||Episode: "Cloris"|
|2017||Bones||Barbara Baker||Episode: "The Final Chapter: The New Tricks in the Old Dogs"|
|2017||Grey's Anatomy||Elsie Clatch||Episode: "Til I Hear It From You"|
|2017||I'm Sorry||Diane||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2018||Living Biblically||Mrs. Mary Jean Murphy||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2018–19||Good Girls||Marion Peterson||7 episodes|
|2019||The Good Doctor||Ida Guelph||Episode: "Trampoline"|
|2019||Room 104||Jean||Episode: "Crossroads"|
|2020||Solar Opposites||Ruth (voice)||Episode: "The Unstable Grey Hole"|
|2020||Little Voice||Mrs. Esther Finch||5 episodes|
|2020–present||The Fungies!||Granny Tullabett Grancie (voice)||11 episodes|
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