Mar. 8th, 1961
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA
Camryn Manheim's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Cop Car
2014 - Fort McCoy
2013 - Jewtopia
2013 - The Hot Flashes
2009 - Just Peck
2007 - Slipstream
2006 - Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School
2005 - Dark Water
2005 - An Unfinished Life
2003 - Scary Movie 3
1999 - Joe the King
1998 - Mercury Rising
1998 - Wide Awake
1998 - Happiness
1997 - Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
1996 - Eraser
1995 - Jeffrey
1994 - The Road to Wellville
1990 - The Bonfire of the Vanities
1983 - Sudden Impact
Guest TV Roles
A.D.A. Kim Mendelsohn
Dr. Jane Wray
Camryn grew up in Peoria, Illinois. Her mother, Sylvia, was a schoolteacher and her father, Jerry, was a math professor. She developed an interest in acting after working at a Renaissance Fair at age 16. She earned a Master's Degree in Fine Arts from New York University in 1987. She studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in Chelsea, which was founded by 'David Mamet' and 'William H. Macy' and teaches the technique "Practical Aesthetics," which Ms. Manheim uses. She is currently a member of the company at the Atlantic Theater, and she sometimes performs in shows during their season.
- Has a tattoo of Pegasus on her ankle.
- Received a master's degree in drama in 1987 from New York University.
- Wears 12 earrings in her right ear to beat someone she knew who had 11.
- Brother, Karl Manheim, is a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA.
- Changed her name when she was 20 years old.
- MFA in Acting - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1987).
- She wrote an off-Broadway play, "Wake Up, I'm Fat" in 1995.
- Worked as a sign language interpreter at hospitals, where she would be in delivery rooms while babies were born to deaf mothers and fathers.