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Conchata Ferrell Born Conchata Galen Ferrell
March 28, 1943
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Other names Conchatta Ferrell Occupation Actress Years active 1974–present Spouse Arnie Anderson
Conchata Galen Ferrell (born March 28, 1943) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Berta the housekeeper in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, for which she received two Emmy Award nominations in 2005 and 2007.
Ferrell was born in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter of Mescal Loraine (née George) and Luther Martin Ferrell. She attended West Virginia University, and graduated from Marshall University with a degree in social studies in education. She is married to Arnie Anderson and has one daughter, Samantha.
Ferrell began her career on the stage as a member of the Circle Repertory Company, appearing in the original Broadway cast of Lanford Wilson's Hot L Baltimore and winning both the Drama Desk and Obie Awards for the off-Broadway The Sea Horse. A successful character actress, her career has spanned four decades and includes supporting roles in such films as Network, Mystic Pizza, Edward Scissorhands, Erin Brockovich, Crime and Punishment in Suburbia, Mr. Deeds and K-PAX as well as a small part in True Romance. Her other television credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hot L Baltimore, Teen Angel, B.J. and the Bear, Good Times, Hearts Afire, Townies, Night Court, and Push, Nevada. She played Mrs. Werner in the episode of Quincy M.E. titled "Into the Murdering Mind" (1982). She has also made memorable appearances portraying blunt, authoritative judges (The "Jagged Sledge" episode of Sledge Hammer! in 1987, and on "The One With Joey's Porsche" episode of Friends in 1999). Conchata Ferrell portrayed the owner of Mystic Pizza alongside Lili Taylor, Annabeth Gish, and Julia Roberts, who portrayed pizza waitresses.
Roles in film and television Year Title Role Notes 1974 Maude Rita Valdez TV, 1 episode 1975 Hot l Baltimore April Green TV, 13 episodes 1976 Network Barbara Schlesinger 1977 The Rockford Files Ella Mae White TV, 1 episode 1977 Blansky's Beauties Nurse Gibbons TV, 1 episode 1977 Good Times Miss Johnson TV, 1 episode 1979 The Love Boat Bitsy TV, 2 episodes 1979 Heartland Elinore Randall Stewart 1979–1981 B. J. and the Bear Wilhemina "The Fox" Johnson TV, 5 episodes 1980 Knots Landing Mother TV, 2 episodes 1981 Lou Grant Myra Wexler TV, 1 episode 1981 McClain's Law Vengie Cruise TV, recurrent role 1982 Quincy, M.E. Mrs. Werner TV, 1 episode 1982 Cagney & Lacey Charlene TV, 1 episode 1983 Miss Lonelyhearts Faye Doyle Television film 1983 St. Elsewhere Gina Barnett TV, 1 episode 1984–1985 E/R Nurse Joan Thor TV, 22 episodes 1986 Where the River Runs Black Mother Marta 1987 Night Court Nurse TV, 1 episode 1987 Sledge Hammer! Judge Ida Grim TV, 1 episode 1988 For Keeps? Mrs. Bobrucz 1988 Who's the Boss? Frances TV, 1 episode 1988 Mystic Pizza Leona 1988–1992 L.A. Law Susan Bloom TV, 15 episodes 1989 Murder, She Wrote Harriet Lundgren TV, 1 episode 1989 A Peaceable Kingdom Kate Galindo TV, 9 episodes 1990 Edward Scissorhands Helen 1992–1993 Hearts Afire Dr. Ruth Colquist/Madeline Stoessinger TV, 5 episode 1993 Samurai Cowboy Bobbi Bob Pickette 1993 Sirens Mrs. Chattle TV, 1 episode 1993 True Romance Mary Louise Ravencroft 1993 Heaven & Earth Bernice 1996 Freeway Mrs. Sheets 1996 Minor Adjustments Mrs. Daisy Gotschel TV, 1 episode 1996 Townies Marge TV, regular cast 1996 Walker, Texas Ranger Lureen Smith TV, 1 episode 1996 My Fellow Americans Woman Truck Driver 1997–1998 Teen Angel Pam TV, 17 episodes 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Nurse Greenliegh TV, 1 episode 1999 Touched by an Angel Irene TV, 1 episode 1999 Two Guys and a Girl Shawn's Mother TV, 1 episode 1999 JAG Deanne TV, 1 episode 1999 Friends The Judge TV, 1 episode 2000 Crime and Punishment in Suburbia Bella 2000 Erin Brockovich Brenda 2001 Popular Calamity Jane TV, 1 episode 2001 ER Mrs. Jenkins TV, 1 episode 2001 K-PAX Betty McAllister 2002 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Bus Driver TV, 1 episode 2002 Mr. Deeds Jan 2003 Becker Pearl TV, 1 episode 2003 Judging Amy Maxine's Co-Worker TV, 1 episode 2003–present Two and a Half Men Berta TV, 132 episodes 2008 Kabluey Kathleen
Awards and nominations
List of awards and award nominations Year Award Category Title of work Result 1974 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance The Sea Horse Won 1974 Theatre World Award The Sea Horse Won 1981 Western Heritage Awards Bronze Wrangler Heartland (shared with cast) Won 1992 Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series L.A. Law Nominated 2005 Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Two and a Half Men Nominated 2007 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Two and a Half Men Nominated
- ^ Conchata Ferrell Biography (1943-)
- ^ Conchata Ferrell Biography - Yahoo! Movies
- ^ Cast Bios for the CBS Primetime Comedy TV Show "Two and a Half Men" - CBS.com
- ^ Gans, Andrew (2011-04-14). "Minka Kelly, Susan Sullivan Set for Love, Loss... Off-Broadway". Playbill. http://www.playbill.com/news/article/149900-Minka-Kelly-Susan-Sullivan-Set-for-Love-Loss-Off-Broadway. Retrieved 2011-04-21.
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