Kathryn Grody

Kathryn Janis Grody (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress and writer.

Kathryn Grody
Kathryn Janis Grody

(1946-11-06) November 6, 1946 (age 73)
OccupationActress, writer
Years active1975–1999
m. 1980)
AwardsObie Award (twice)


She studied acting at HB Studio[1] in New York City. After winning two Obies for her Off-Broadway work, she wrote an autobiographical play called A Mom's Life.[2]

Grody was born Los Angeles, California. She has been married to actor and singer Mandy Patinkin since 1980 and they have two children, Isaac and Gideon.[3] Grody is actor Noah Wyle's godmother.[2]

In 2013, Grody appeared as Lola in the Primary Stages production of The Model Apartment.

Filmography (as actress)Edit

Year Title Role Notes
1975 The Fortune Police Secretary
1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York Barbara
1978 The Big Fix Wendy Linker
1979 Rich Kids Gym Teacher
1979 The Rose Reporter
1980 My Bodyguard Ms. Jump
1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway? Mrs. Boyle
1981 Reds Crystal Eastman
1988 Another Woman Cynthia
1989 Parents Miss Baxter
1989 The Lemon Sisters Nola Frank
1990 Quick Change Mrs. Edison
1993 Life with Mikey Mrs. Corman
1996 Pie in the Sky Amy's Mom
1997 Men with Guns Harriet
1999 Limbo Frankie


  1. ^ "Notable Alumni". HB Studio.
  2. ^ a b "Kathryn Grody". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-12-20.
  3. ^ Witchel, Alex (August 21, 2013). "Mandy Patinkin: 'I Behaved Abominably'". The New York Times.

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