|Born||Antonina Jadwiga Siemaszko
July 14, 1970
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Relatives||Casey Siemaszko (brother)|
Antonina Jadwiga Siemaszko (born July 14, 1970) is an American film and television actress.
Life and career
Siemaszko was born in Chicago. Her father, Konstanty, was a Polish-born Roman Catholic who was a fighter in the Polish Underground, and who survived the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Her mother, Collette McAllister, was English. Her brothers are Casey Siemaszko, an actor, and Corky Siemaszko, a reporter and writer for the New York Daily News. She attended the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University in Chicago.
Her first feature film was in the 1986 comedy movie One More Saturday Night as Karen Lundahl. Her other well-known role in the 1980s was the 1988 comedy film License to Drive as Les's smart twin sister, Natalie Anderson, and in 1989 miniseries Lonesome Dove as Janey, a runaway who is killed by Blue Duck. She has starred in a number of TV movies, and in ten Mystery Woman TV movies, the latest of which is Mystery Woman: In the Shadows.
She appeared as an undercover cop in the 1992 film Reservoir Dogs, though her scene was cut from the final released version of the movie. It is available in the deleted scene section on the Reservoir Dogs 10th Anniversary-Special Edition DVD.
In 1998, Siemaszko played Mona Ramsey in the Showtime miniseries More Tales of the City, the sequel to 1994's Tales of the City (which starred Chloe Webb in the role of Mona), and had a brief role on Sports Night as the Nanny for Casey's son Charlie. She is also known for playing Ellie Bartlet on the hit TV drama The West Wing. She has made guest appearances on TV shows including Red Shoe Diaries, Judging Amy, Tales from the Crypt, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice.
|1986||One More Saturday Night||Karen Lundahl|
|1988||License to Drive||Natalie Anderson|
|1988||Tucker: The Man and His Dream||Marilyn Lee Tucker|
|1991||Bed & Breakfast||Cassie Wellesly|
|1991||Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue||Blue McDonald|
|1993||Saint of Fort Washington, TheThe Saint of Fort Washington||Tamsen|
|1995||Power of Attorney||Maria||Video|
|1995||Love and Happiness||Nina|
|1995||American President, TheThe American President||Beth Wade|
|1997||Kiss & Tell||Shelly|
|1999||Jakob the Liar||Rosa|
|1999||Big Tease, TheThe Big Tease||Betty Fuego|
|2000||Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes||Holly Proudfit|
|2008||Haunting of Molly Hartley, TheThe Haunting of Molly Hartley||Dr. Amelia Emerson|
|2011||Lily Look Here||Delia||Short|
|2017||Hatred, TheThe Hatred||Miriam||Completed|
|1989||Lonesome Dove||Janey||"On the Trail"|
|1990||Enemy of the People, AnAn Enemy of the People||Polly Stockman||TV film|
|1992||Sinatra||Mia Farrow||TV miniseries|
|1992||Red Shoe Diaries||Trudy||"Just Like That"|
|1993||Tales from the Crypt||Stella Bishop||"Creep Course"|
|1994||Baby Brokers||Leeanne Dees||TV film|
|1994||Chicago Hope||Gloria McKinnon||"You Gotta Have Heart"|
|1995||Sawbones||Jenny Sloan||TV film|
|1997||Runaway Car||Jenny Todd||TV film|
|1998||More Tales of the City||Mona Ramsey||TV miniseries|
|1999||Sports Night||Holly||"What Kind of Day Has It Been?"|
|1999||Cold Feet||Bob||"How Much Is That Sex Act in the Window"|
|2000||Huntress, TheThe Huntress||Dorinda Patterson||"Springing Tiny"|
|2000||Darkling, TheThe Darkling||Marla Obold||TV film|
|2001||NYPD Blue||Debra||"Family Ties"|
|2001||Guardian, TheThe Guardian||Suzanna Clemons||"The Men from the Boys"|
|2001||Philly||Teresa Wyatt||"Fork You Very Much"|
|2001-06||West Wing, TheThe West Wing||Eleanor Bartlet||Recurring role|
|2003||Carol Christmas, AA Carol Christmas||Roberta||TV film|
|2004||Judging Amy||Christy Wolinsky||"Baggage Claim"|
|2004||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Linley Parker||"Bloodlines"|
|2005-06||Mystery Woman||Cassie Hillman||TV films|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Claudia Duffy||"Maltese Cross"|
|2006-10||Cold Case||Julie Vera||"Superstar", "Flashover"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Celia||"Clean Up"|
|2007||Private Practice||Kathleen||"In which Addison Finds the Magic", "In Which Dell Finds His Fight"|
|2009||Eli Stone||Katie Bochner||"Sonoma"|
|2009||Grey's Anatomy||Kate Carlson||"No Good at Saying Sorry (One More Chance)"|
|2009||Mental||Mimi Peters||"Obsessively Yours"|
|2009||Saving Grace||Heather||"That Was No First Kiss"|
|2010||Past Life||Sharon Moody||"Running on Empty"|
|2016||Togetherness||Lindsay||"Everybody Is Grownups"|
|2017||American Crime||Laura||"3.2", "3.3"|
- "Nina Siemaszko". The New York Times. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
- "Acting siblings return to Chicago | Chicago film, commercials, advertising, video, production, post, tech news from". ReelChicago.com. 2009-11-06. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
- "'Reservoir Dogs': Where Are They Now?". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
- Turan, Kenneth (May 8, 1992). "MOVIE REVIEW : Failing Grade for High School Romance". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2017-05-27.