Siobhan Fallon Hogan

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Fallon at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Siobhan Fallon

(1961-05-13) May 13, 1961 (age 60)
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • writer
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Peter Hogan

Siobhan Fallon Hogan (pronounced /ʃəˈvɑːn/ shə-VAHN, born May 13, 1961)[1] is an American actress and comedian. She has appeared in films such as Men in Black, Forrest Gump, The Negotiator, Holes, Daddy Day Care, Going in Style, and The House That Jack Built.

Life and career[edit]

Fallon was born in Syracuse, New York, United States, the daughter of Jane (née Eagan) and William J. Fallon, an attorney.[2][3] She was raised Catholic, and is of Irish descent.[4][5][6] She graduated from Le Moyne College in 1983 and then two years later, she earned her Masters in Fine Arts from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C.[7] She made her television debut in an episode of The Golden Girls in 1990.[8] She appeared in 20 episodes on Saturday Night Live from 1991 to 1992.[9] She also appeared in three episodes of Seinfeld as Elaine Benes' annoying roommate Tina. Thereafter, she began to appear in feature films. In 2000, she shared the screen with Björk in Dancer in the Dark by Lars von Trier, as a sympathetic jail guard. She also is featured on the soundtrack Selmasongs by Björk, dueting on the track 107 steps. In 2003, she appeared as Mrs. Yelnats in the film Holes with Sigourney Weaver and Shia LaBeouf. She appeared in New in Town, released on January 30, 2009, with Renée Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr.

Siobhan Fallon is a member of the Atlantic Theater Company.[10] She had been a resident of Middletown Township, New Jersey[11] and also has a summer home in Cazenovia, New York, a town outside Syracuse, where she grew up. A resident of Rumson, New Jersey, Fallon is married to commodities trader Peter Hogan and they have three children: Bernadette, Peter, and Sinead.[12]

Fallon was the speaker at the 2003 Cazenovia High School commencement.[citation needed] In 2021, Fallon wrote and starred in Rushed, co-produced by Lars von Trier's Zentropa Entertainment, and featuring Ellen Cleghorne.[13] Also starring Robert Patrick, Jake Weary and Peri Gilpin, Vertical Entertainment has acquired the distribution rights.[14]



Year Title Role
1994 Greedy Tina
1994 The Paper Lisa
1994 Forrest Gump Dorothy Harris
1994 Only You Leslie
1995 Jury Duty Heather
1996 Striptease Rita Grant
1996 Good Money Siobhan
1997 Nick and Jane Julie
1997 Fools Rush In Lanie
1997 Men in Black Beatrice
1998 Krippendorf's Tribe Lori
1998 A Cool, Dry Place Charlotte
1998 The Negotiator Maggie
2000 Boiler Room Michelle
2000 The Photographer Crazy Lady
2000 Dancer in the Dark Brenda
2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? Edwina
2001 Rain Clara
2002 Big Trouble Fly By Air ticket agent
2003 Holes Tiffany Yelnats
2003 Daddy Day Care Peggy
2003 Dogville Martha
2005 Fever Pitch Lana
2006 I'll Believe You Larry Jean
2006 Charlotte's Web Edith Zuckerman
2007 Funny Games Betsy Thompson
2008 Baby Mama Birthing Teacher
2009 New in Town Blanche Gunderson
2010 The Bounty Hunter Teresa
2010 The Secret Friend Julie
2011 We Need to Talk About Kevin Wanda
2011 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Mrs. Beemer
2016 Conundrums Mother Superior
2016 All We Had Ms. Frankfurt
2017 Going in Style Mitzi
2017 Weightless Carol
2018 Private Life Beth
2018 The House that Jack Built Claire Miller (Lady 2)
2018 The Professor Donna
2019 Yes Jackie Rosenhaft
2019 The Shed Sheriff Dorney
2021 Rushed Barbara Brady


Year Title Role Notes
1989–1991 The Unnaturals Various Main cast
1990 The Golden Girls Abby Wolfe Episode: "Zborn Again"
1990 Babes Caryn Episode: "Three's a Crowd"
1991 Baby Talk Baby Girl (voice) Episode: "Out of Africa"
1990–1991 Haywire Various 2 episodes
1991–1992 Saturday Night Live Various 20 episodes
1991–1994 Seinfeld Tina Robbins 3 episodes
1997 Feds Sharon Feldman Episode: "Do No Harm"
2000 Third Watch Annette Episode: "Young Men and Fire"
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Melissa Raye Episode: "Chat Room"
2003 Linda Leggatt Episode: "Soulless"
2004 Rescue Me Phyllis Shea 3 episodes
2007 30 Rock Patricia Episode: "The Fighting Irish"
2010 Sonny with a Chance Bella Episode: "Gassie Passes"
2010 Fred: The Movie Hilda Figglehorn Television film
2010 The Whole Truth Genevieve Cofflund Episode: "Thicker Than Water"
2011 Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred Hilda Figglehorn Television film
2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred Television film
2012 Fred: The Show 24 episodes
2015–2016 Wayward Pines Arlene Moran 16 episodes
2016 Scorpion Joyce Linehan 3 episodes
2017 MacGyver Ilene Preskin Episode: "Fish Scaler"
2017 American Gods Airport Lady Episode: "The Bone Orchard"
2018 Billions Trustee Episode: "Hell of a Ride"
2018 Elementary Sylvia Kozar Episode: "The Geek Interpreter"
2019 Dark/Web Ellen 2 episodes
2019 What We Do in the Shadows Animal Control Officer Episode: "Animal Control"
2020 Love Life Darby's therapist Episode: "Luke Ducharme"


  1. ^ "Siobhan Fallon - Biography". Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  2. ^ "Divine Comedian: Siobhan Fallon Hogan". 2012-01-13. Retrieved 2015-06-06.
  3. ^ "William Fallon Obituary - Syracuse, NY | Syracuse Post Standard". Retrieved 2015-06-06.
  4. ^ "Faith and Hollywood: Interview with Siobhan Fallon of the Movie 'New in Town' - Living Faith - Home & Family - Catholic Online". 2009-01-25. Archived from the original on 2013-07-01. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  5. ^ "CUA Magazine". 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  6. ^ "Divine Comedian: Siobhan Fallon Hogan". U.S. Catholic.
  7. ^ "Notable Alumni | Catholic University Advancement". Retrieved 2020-07-26.
  8. ^ "Siobhan Fallon biography". Retrieved 2012-09-26.
  9. ^ Gus Wezerek (2019-12-14). "The 'S.N.L.' Stars Who Lasted, and the Ones Who Flamed Out". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2019-12-14. Retrieved 2019-12-16. Some of the names here will be familiar only to die-hard fans; others, like Murphy, defined what was funny for generations of viewers.
  10. ^ "Siobhan Fallon". Retrieved 2012-09-26.
  11. ^ Chesek, Tom. "'09 Basie Awards bring out best of high school shows", Asbury Park Press, May 23, 2009. Accessed January 22, 2011. "Performing as master of ceremonies for this year's event was Count Basie Theatre board member Siobhan Fallon-Hogan, a Middletown resident...".
  12. ^ "Rumson Screen Star'S Character Therapy", Red Bank Green, February 26, 2015. Accessed February 27, 2018. "Expect to see a bit more of her. Beginning this May, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, a Rumson resident of 10 years, will be a regular presence on Wayward Pines, the Fox TV “event thriller” limited series (starring Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard and an ensemble supporting cast) from producer M. Night Shyamalan."
  13. ^ "Siobhan Fallon Hogan Gave Michael Jordan Some Helpful Advice on SNL". Vulture. Retrieved 2021-07-18.
  14. ^ "Vertical Acquires Indie Thriller 'Rushed'; CBSN Lands Lucy Walker's 'Bring Your Own Brigade'; 'Made In China', 'Overrun' & 'Wake Up On Mars' Deals; Nantucket's Shelly Winner; More – Film Briefs". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-07-18.

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