Camryn Manheim is best-known for her Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning role on THE PRACTICE, as well as roles on GHOST WHISPERER, PERSON OF INTEREST, CRIMINAL MINDS, MAJOR CRIMES, CHICAGO HOPE and EXTANT, all on CBS.

More recently, Camryn can be seen in the first season of LIVING BIBLICALLY, also on CBS, as well as Paramount Network’s WACO miniseries starring Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch. In addition, Camryn appears in the PBS special, ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA, and the independent film ALL ABOUT NINA.

Manheim was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Gladys Presley for the CBS mini-series, ELVIS.

Manheim made her Broadway debut in Deaf West’s Tony nominated production of SPRING AWAKENING. She won an Obie Award for Craig Lucas’, MISSING PERSONS at the Atlantic Theater Co.

Additional television credits include, CODE BLACK, MASTERS OF SEX, TWO AND A HALF MEN, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, and CHICAGO HOPE all on CBS, as well as 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.

Her feature film credits include: COP CAR, RETURN TO SENDER, SLIPSTREAM, AN UNFINISHED LIFE, WITHOUT MEN, TWISTED, SCARY MOVIE THREE, ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, HAPPINESS, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, DARK WATER, THE ROAD TO WELLVILLE, and ERASER.

Manheim adopted 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 Masters of Fine Arts degree at New York University. Camryn teaches and lectures all over the United States and abroad. Born in Caldwell, New Jersey, Manheim grew up in Peoria, Illinois and Long Beach, California. She currently resides in Venice, California. Her birthday is March 8.

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