BiographyEmmy® and Golden Globe®-winning actor, Camryn Manheim is best known for her role on ABC's "The Practice."
On the small screen, she has had numerous roles, including "Ghost Whisperer," "Person of Interest," "Criminal Minds," "Code Black," "Masters of Sex," "Two and a Half Men," "How I Met Your Mother," "Extant," "Chicago Hope," "Harry's Law," "Younger," "Hand of God," "The L Word," "Will & Grace," "Ally McBeal," "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice," "Family Guy" and "The 10th Kingdom," among others.
Manheim will next be seen in ABC's new fall drama "Stumptown," as well as in Amazon's "Utopia," Netflix's "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" and the independent film "Killing Eleanor." She recently wrapped filming the last season of SYFY's "The Magicians" and Paramount Network's miniseries, "Waco," starring Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch. Manheim was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Gladys Presley in the CBS miniseries "ELVIS."
Her feature film credits include "Cop Car," "Return to Sender," "Slipstream," "An Unfinished Life," "Without Men," "Twisted," "Scary Movie 3," "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion," "Happiness," "The Laramie Project," "Dark Water," "The Road to Wellville" and "Eraser."
Manheim made her Broadway debut in Deaf West's Tony Award®-nominated production of "Spring Awakening." She also won an Obie Award for Craig Lucas' "Missing Persons" at the Atlantic Theater Company. Manheim adapted her one-woman off-Broadway show, "Wake Up, I'm Fat!," into a book by the same name, which became a New York Times Best Seller.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and her Master of Fine Arts degree at New York University. She teaches and lectures all over the United States and abroad.
Manheim grew up in Peoria, Illinois, and Long Beach, California. She currently resides in Venice, California, with her son Milo.
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Movies in the Spotlight
1997 (1h 59m) - Streaming on Netflix
Pierce Brosnan stars in this 007 installment, which teams the secret agent and a sexy Chinese superspy against a megalomaniacal media mogul.
Pierce Brosnan teams up with Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) in his second Bond film.
2014 (1h 59m) - Streaming on Netflix
Two computer scientists work to achieve technological singularity to create a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Johnny Depp is both Frankenstein and monster in this thriller featuring Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman.
2013 (2h 6m) - Streaming on Netflix
The Earth's remaining inhabitants are confined to a single train circling the globe as revolution brews among the class-divided cars.
Chris Evans and Korean film star Song Kang-ho battle Tilda Swinton‘s forces in this Sci‑Fi action thriller.
Shows in the Spotlight
2017 Series - Streaming on Netflix
While navigating the troubled waters of sex, romance, school and family, teen Archie and his gang become entangled in a dark Riverdale mystery. At Riverdale High, Betty, Archie, Jughead and new girl Veronica wrestle with clashing desires while coping with a fellow student's tragic death.
This Archie Comics reboot features Molly Ringwald ("The Breakfast Club") and Luke Perry ("Beverly Hills, 90210").
2016 Series - Streaming on Netflix
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl. Strange things are afoot in Hawkins, Indiana, where a young boy's sudden disappearance unearths a young girl with otherworldly powers. On his way home from a friend's house, young Will sees something terrifying. Nearby, a sinister secret lurks in the depths of a government lab.
This nostalgic nod to '80s sci-fi and horror classics has earned 31 Emmy nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama.
2019 Series - Streaming on Netflix
After a young woman is accused of lying about a rape, two female detectives investigate a spate of eerily similar attacks. Inspired by true events. As a traumatized young woman reports being raped by an intruder, she faces a whirlwind of emotions -- and increasingly skeptical questions from police.
Golden Globe nominee for Best Limited Series, Actress (Merritt Wever, Kaitlyn Dever) and Supporting Actress (Toni Collette).