Mar. 8th, 1961
Caldwell, New Jersey, USA
Camryn Manheim's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Slipstream
2005 - An Unfinished Life
2005 - Dark Water
2003 - Scary Movie 3
2002 - The Laramie Project
2000 - What Planet are you from?
1998 - Wide Awake
1998 - Mercury Rising
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
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.
- Worked as a sign language interpreter at hospitals, where she would be in delivery rooms while babies were born to deaf mothers and fathers.
- Wears 12 earrings in her right ear to beat someone she knew who had 11.
- 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.
- Has a tattoo of Pegasus on her ankle.
- Brother, Karl Manheim, is a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA.
- (6 March 2001) Son, Milo Jacob, born in Los Angeles, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces.
- Changed her name when she was 20 years old.