JoBeth Williams
Biographical Information

Margaret JoBeth Williams


Houston, Texas, U.S

Birth Date

December 6, 1948

  • Alive
Character Information
Only Appearance

Margaret JoBeth Williams played the role of Janet Carver in season one of Mistresses episode Guess Who's Coming To Dinner.

Career Edit

Filmography Edit

Television Edit

Year Title Role Notes
1974 Jabberwocky JoBeth
1977-1978 Guiding Light Brandy Shelloe
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Phyllis Bernard
1980 Stir Crazy Meredith
The Dogs of War Jessie Shannon
1982 Poltergeist Diane Freeling Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
Endangered Species Harriet Purdue
1983 The Big Chill Karen
Adam Revé Walsh Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Day After Nurse Nancy Bauer
1984 Teachers Lisa Hammond
American Dreamer Cathy Palmer/Rebecca Ryan
1985 Kids Don't Tell Claudia Ryan
1986 Desert Bloom Lois Chismore
Poltergeist II: The Other Side Diane Freeling
Adam: His Song Continues Revé Walsh
1987 Murder Ordained Lorna Andersen
1988 Memories of Me Lisa the Christian
Baby M Mary Beth Whitehead Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
1989 My Name Is Bill W. Lois Bernham Wilson
1990 Welcome Home Dee Mobley
Child in the Night Dr. Hollis
1991 Switch Margo Brofman
Dutch Natalie
Victim of Love Dr. Tess Palmer aka Raw Heat
1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Lt. Gwen Harper
Me, Myself & I Crazy Diane/Sane Diane
Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted Ginny Moore
Fish Police Angel 6 episodes, voice
1993 Chantilly Lace Natalie
1993-1994 Frasier Madeline Marshall 3 episodes
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
1994 Wyatt Earp Bessie Earp
On Hope Nominated — Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film
Parallel Lives Winnie Winslow
1995 Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Season of Hope Elizabeth Hackett aka The Lemon Grove
1995-1996 The Client Regina 'Reggie' Love 21 episodes
1996 Ruby Jean & Joe Rose
1997 When Danger Follows You Home Anne Werden
Little City Anne
Jungle 2 Jungle Dr. Patricia Cromwell
Just Write Sidney Stone
1998 A Chance of Snow Maddie Parker
From the Earth to the Moon Marge Slayton Episode 11: The Original Wives Club
1999 It Came From the Sky Alice Bridges
Payne Constance 'Connie' Payne 9 episodes
2000 Trapped in a Purple Haze Sophie Hanson
2001 Masterpiece Theatre: The Ponder Heart Edna Earle Ponder
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mrs. Rawley 1 episode
2005 Into the Fire June Sickles
crazylove Mrs. Mayer
14 Hours Jeanette Makins
Fever Pitch Maureen Meeks
2006 24 Miriam Henderson 1 episode
2006-2007 The Nine Sheryl Kates 2 episodes
2007 Sybil Hattie
Dexter Gail Brandon 4 episodes
2009 TiMER Marion
Uncorked Sophia Browning
Criminal Minds Ursula Kent 1 episode
2009-2011 Private Practice Bizzy Montgomery 6 episodes
2011 NCIS Leona Phelps 1 episode
Love's Christmas Journey Charlyn
The Big Year Edith Preissler
2012 Scandal Sandra Harding 1 episode
2011-2012 Hart of Dixie Candice Hart 3 episodes
2013 Mistresses Janet 1 episode
Perception Margaret
2014 In My Dreams Charlotte TV film
2014-present Marry Me Myrna Recurring role
2015 Your Family or Mine Ricky Series regular

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