Marianne Muellerleile

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Marianne Muellerleile
Born (1948-11-26) November 26, 1948 (age 67)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Years active 1981-present
Spouse(s) Tom Norris (1988-present)

Marianne Muellerleile (born November 26, 1948) is an American actress.

Life and career[edit]

Muellerleile was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Margaret (née Keany) and Cecil E. Muellerleile, an oil company executive.[1]

She played the role of Sophie, a waitress, in the movie Return to Me which was directed by and also starred Bonnie Hunt and then later appeared on Bonnie's comedy series, Life with Bonnie as "Gloria", the housekeeper, for two seasons until the show ended. She also appeared in The WB television series Charmed episode "Primrose Empath". She also has a recurring role on the soap opera Passions, playing the disturbed character of Norma Bates. She also played the nanny in Melrose Place. She guest-starred in one episode of Will and Grace, in one episode of Anger Management and in one episode of How I Met Your Mother. In 1991, Muellerleile appeared on the situation comedy Night Court as Miss Gilly.

In the 1984 film The Terminator, she had a minor role as a woman named Sarah Connor, whom the Terminator mistakes as the woman he is after. Also in 1984, she appeared in the hit comedy film Revenge of the Nerds as the woman who answers the door where Harold Wormser goes to ask about the room for rent.

Muellerleile recently had a guest role as a nun-teacher "Sister Dominick" at the school of the characters Madeline Fitzpatrick and London Tipton in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody episodes, Forever Plaid and Books & Birdhouses. She appeared in Zeke and Luther as Nana Waffles, Luther's grandmother. She voiced Mrs. Rudolph in W.I.T.C.H. and had a cameo role in Smokin' Aces as Margie Turlock, where she treats shooting victim Hollis Elmore (Martin Henderson) after a botched drive-by attempt by the "Tremor Brothers". She had small roles in films such as Memento, Thank You for Smoking, Norbit and Nina.

She married Joseph T. "Tom" Norris, Jr. (an air force officer) on May 7, 1988.

Passions role (as Norma Bates)[edit]

  • 23 January 2001 to 5 February 2001
  • 17 July 2001 to 28 September 2001
  • 10 June 2002 to 11 June 2002
  • 22 December 2003 to 25 December 2003
  • 20 December 2004 to 27 December 2004
  • 23 November 2005 to 4 January 2006
  • 20 June 2006 to 3 July 2006
  • 21 December 2006 to 28 December 2006
  • 19 July 2007 to 4 September 2007
  • 6 December 2007 (one day only)
  • 29 April 2008 through 11 August 2008 (end of the series)


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