You know I could beat you up anytime I want, sir.
June 3, 2012 7:36 AM Subscribe
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, Emmy award winning actress
who played Mrs. Landingham
, has died.
Formerly a psychiatric nurse at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Kathryn Joosten
began her acting career at age 42. After moving to Hollywood, she accumulated an impressive array of roles, including an evil headmistress on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
, Agent Edie Boal on The X-Files
, and God on Joan of Arcadia. She's appeared on Scrubs
, 3rd Rock From The Sun, ER, Roseanne, Murphy Brown, Dharma and Greg, General Hospital, Charmed, Gilmore Girls, and in various theatrical productions
. ("When I told one of my sons that I was going to play a crazy bag lady, he said, 'And yet another part that she doesn't have to act in.'")
She was best known for her roles asMrs. Landingham
on the West Wing, and Karen McCluskey
on Desperate Housewives.
For the past few years, she helped raise awareness
about lung cancer
She will be missed.