Recipient of various awards and accolades for her roles in both films and television, Blythe Danner started her career with the 1967 musical ‘Mata Hari,’ and an off-Broadway production, ‘Summertree.’
She bagged in ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ twice for her role in ‘Huff,’ an American television series where she portrayed Izzy Huffstodt. For her performance in Broadway play, ‘Butterflies Are Free,’ she won a ‘Tony Award’ in the ‘Best Actress’ category. She bagged in ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nominations for playing Marilyn Truman in ‘Will & Grace,’ and ‘We Were the Mulvaneys.’ She won a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination and a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination for her performance in ‘Back When We Were Grownups.’
She is also known for her performances in ‘Meet the Parents,’ ‘Little Fockers,’ and ‘Meet the Fockers.’
Some of her other popular and noteworthy film credits include, ‘Hearts of the West,’ ‘Hello I Must Be Going,’ ‘1776,’ ‘What They Had,’ ‘The X-Files,’ ‘Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar,’ ‘Mr. and Mrs. Bridge,’ ‘I'll See You in My Dreams,’ ‘Forces of Nature,’ ‘The Great Santini,’ ‘The Myth of Fingerprints,’ ‘Paul,’ ‘The Prince of Tides,’ ‘The Last Kiss,’ and ‘To Wong Foo.’
The story is told through the eyes of substitute teacher Henry Barthes, who chronicles the life of teachers, students, and other people around him in a deeply flawed school. As he starts helping a troubled teen named Meredith he also comes to terms with tragedies in his own life and stops being detached from emotional bonds.
Gabe, a professor, and his wife, Judy, are shocked to hear that their best friends Sally and Jack are splitting up. Eventually, this makes them question their own relationship as well.
First of the Meet the Parents trilogy, this comedy film revolves around Greg Focker, a male nurse, who decides to first meet girlfriend Pam’s parents before asking her to marry. However, Pam’s ex-CIA father makes no attempt to hide his dislike for Focker. His futile endeavors to impress only end up in disasters, reducing his chances of winning over the family.
British comic book enthusiasts Graeme Willy and Clive Gollings take a trip through America's UFO heartland and meet Paul, an alien attempting to flee Earth after 60 years of imprisonment. While helping Paul reach his spaceship at Area 51 avoiding FBI Special Agent Zoil, the nerd duo inadvertently abducts a religious woman whose father is also hunting them.
FBI special agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, are assigned to investigate a bomb in a Dallas Federal building; however, they fail to stop the destruction that kills four people inside. Risking their lives they dig deep, and unearth a faction of powerful people determined to cover up a dangerous conspiracy concerning a devastating alien virus capable of destroying the life on Earth.
A Californian professor who lives with his wife and daughters, learn that he has an illegitimate son, as he had an affair with a doctor while on a trip to Frasnce. However, now that she has died, he has no option but to bring the boy over to his house.
The Prince of Tides is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Tom, a troubled football coach, who goes to New York to help Susan, a psychiatrist, cure his twin sister who is struggling with psychological problems. He talks to her about their family history, and in the process, starts to fall for her as well.
Alice Tate is a housewife living in New York who is married to a wealthy man named Doug. She spends most of her time shopping, getting beauty treatment and gossiping with her friends. Things take a turn when she falls for a handsome jazz musician named Joe. She finds herself mysteriously attracted to him, and experiences guilt for this, which manifests itself in the form of a backache.
The plot of this romance drama, based on Nicholas Sparks popular novel, follows U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault who returns after serving his duty in Iraq war. He believes that an unknown woman whose photograph he carries is his lucky charm – the reason why he survived the war. Now, he is determined to find his lady luck. He succeeds and eventually falls in love with her.
The story revolves around a young couple and their friends, all struggling with relationship issues. One among them is Michael, whose live-in-girlfriend is ten weeks pregnant. However, he is not ready for such responsibilities and feels scared. Matters go out of hand when he becomes infatuated with a college girl.
Based on Larry McMurtry's 1962 novel, Leaving Cheyenne, the story is spread over a period of forty years. At the centre are two farm boys, who are good friends; but compete for the love of the rancher’s daughter. She on her part cares for both of them; but finally marries a third man, having three sons from her three suitors.
Vida Boheme and Noxeema Jackson win New York’s ‘Drag Queen’ contest and an entry into National pageant in Hollywood. Taking inexperienced Drag Princess Chi-Chi Rodriguez along, they set out on a road trip to Los Angeles. As their car breaks down in the tiny Midwestern town, Snydersville, they are faced with Sheriff Dollard, a homophobic racist lawman who is out to get them.
A sequel to Meet the Parents, the movie sets up the meeting between the Byrnes family and Greg Focker’s parents, Bernie and Roz Focker. The polar opposite lifestyle of the parents almost tears the happy couple of Greg and Pam apart until they find their way back to each other through humorous situations.
Four young women, Tibby, Bridget, Lena and Carmen, are best friends and as they separate they decide that they will stay in touch with a shared pair of jeans. However, as their lives take completely different paths, they realize that it will take more than this pair of jeans to stay in touch.
All Darling has never had a successful relationship and has been fired from her job. She comes across an article that claims women who have had more than twenty lovers will have difficulty finding a husband. A desperate Ally decides to track down her exes to find out the one that got away.
To Kill a Clown is a horror drama film which revolves around a young hippie couple who rent a secluded cabin on the beach hoping to re-connect with each other and bring back the spark in their marriage. However, they are unaware of the fact that the man whom they rented their cabin from is a military trained sociopath, with two vicious dogs.
Emma and Will were best friends during childhood, but as they grew up, they drifted apart. Will is now a street performer, but hopes of reconnecting with Emma again. Will eventually starts stalking her, but her boyfriend learns of this, and decides to teach Will a lesson.
In this last film in the Meet the Parents series, Greg and Pam are leading a contented life with their twins when Jack Byrnes shows up and appoints his son in law as the successor of the Byrnes family. However, despite his move, Jack is still doubtful of Greg. His suspicion is enhanced when he sees Greg with the beautiful Andi Garcia.
Ben Holmes is supposed to reach Savannah, from New York, in order to make it to his wedding. However, after his plane suffers an accident, he joins a young stranger in her rental car for a road trip to his waiting bride-to-be. However, nature seems to conspire against all his attempts to reach his destination.
Soon after young milliner Sophie Hatter befriends the wizard Howl, she is cursed by the Witch of the Waste into a ninety-year-old woman. In her quest to end the curse, she finds Howl's moving castle with help from a living scarecrow, befriends fire demon Calcifer who powers the castle, and alters the course of war between two kingdoms.
Blythe Danner Awards
|Huff||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||2006|
|Huff||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||2005|