Kathryn Joosten

Kathryn Joosten
1939 - 2012

Kathryn Joosten  American Actress


Kathryn Joosten (December 20, 1939 – June 2, 2012) was an American television actress best known for her regular role as Karen McCluskey in Desperate Housewives, for which she won two Emmy Awards, and for her recurring role in The West Wing as Dolore...

First Name Kathryn
Last Name Joosten
Full Name at Birth Kathryn Joosten
Alternative Name Kathy
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th December, 1939
Birthplace Eustis, Florida, USA
Died 2nd June, 2012
Place of Death Westlake Village, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The West Wing, Desperate Housewives
Year(s) Active 1982–2012
Official Websites http://www.kathrynjoosten.com
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Mega Python vs. Gatoroid2011 Angie Polk TV Movie
Wish Wizard2011 Mrs. Inkwell Short Film
Harry's Law2011 Maisie Joyce TV Show
Wild Card2011 Dottie TV Show
Mitzvah Communion2011 Leticia Lovell Movie
The Cleveland Show2009 Hazel TV Show
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel2009 Aunt Jackie Movie
The Bake Shop Ghost2009 Miss Cora Lee Merriweather Short Film
Bedtime Stories2008 Mrs. Dixon Movie
The Mentalist2008 Gloria Williams TV Show
The Gold Lunch2008 Judge Short Film
Rails & Ties2007 Mrs. Brown Movie
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind2007 Cara Goodman TV Movie
In Case of Emergency2007 Mrs Walsh TV Show
Dark Mind2006 Nurse Movie
The TV Set2006 Lois Movie
Saved2006 Evelyn Wilson TV Show
The Evidence2006 Midge TV Show
Cheaper by the Dozen 22005 Theatre Patron Movie
Halfway Decent2005 Bonnie's Mom Movie
Hostage2005 Louise Movie
Wedding Crashers2005 Chazz's Mom Movie
Fathers and Sons2005 Gene's Mom (uncredited) TV Movie
McBride: It's Murder, Madam2005 Judge Broderick TV Movie
Grey's Anatomy2005 Stephanie Drake TV Show
Love, Inc.2005 Doris TV Show
My Name Is Earl2005 Donny's Mom TV Show
The Closer2005 Nurse Townsend TV Show
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2005 Grandma Marilyn TV Show
Taking Your Life2005 Helen Movie
Breadwinners2005 Phyllis TV Movie
Breaking Dawn2004 Neighbor Movie
Combustion2004 Miss Knight TV Movie
Desperate Housewives2004 Karen McCluskey TV Show
Father of the Pride2004 TV Show
Red Roses and Petrol2003 Nurse Movie
Wasabi Tuna2003 Erma Movie
Secret Santa2003 Winifred TV Movie
10-8: Officers on Duty2003 Mrs Unterberger TV Show
A.U.S.A.2003 Ginny Romano TV Show
Hope & Faith2003 Funeral Guest TV Show
Joan of Arcadia2003 Old Lady God TV Show
Las Vegas2003 Robby TV Show
Highway to Oblivion2003 Nancy TV Movie
Everwood2002 Mrs. Hammerhill TV Show
Less Than Perfect2002 Old Lady TV Show
Life with Bonnie2002 Phyllis TV Show
Monk2002 Neysa Gordon - Former Babysitter, Nurse Stempel TV Show
Cojones2002 Old Lady Short Film
Lehi's Wife2002 Ida Smith Movie
Dead Last2001 Nurse TV Show
Raising Dad2001 Mrs. Paultis TV Show
Reba2001 Director TV Show
Scrubs2001 Mrs. Tanner TV Show
So Little Time2001 Louise Van Horn TV Show
The Division2001 Constance 'Connie ' Langtry TV Show
Gilmore Girls2000 Maisy Fortner TV Show
Malcolm in the Middle2000 Claire TV Show
Strong Medicine2000 Mrs. Nolan TV Show
Titus2000 Betty TV Show
Yes, Dear2000 Claire Atkinson TV Show
Kiss Toledo Goodbye1999 Wheelchair Lady Movie
Curb Your Enthusiasm1999 Jenny - Woman at Reception TV Show
Even Stevens1999 Edna Manning TV Show
Judging Amy1999 Judge Drabowsky TV Show
Providence1999 Mrs. Nielsen, Miss O'Meara TV Show
Thanks1999 Mrs. Sturges TV Show
The West Wing1999 Mrs. Landingham TV Show
Phoenix1998 Esther Movie
Becker1998 Mrs. Goldsmith TV Show
Charmed1998 Wife TV Show
Prey1998 Landlady TV Show
The King of Queens1998 Maureen TV Show
Will & Grace1998 Felicia TV Show
Best Men1997 Edie Movie
Eating Las Vegas1997 Landlady Short Film
Ally McBeal1997 Sister Alice TV Show
Brooklyn South1997 Mrs. Mariah Westbrook TV Show
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1997 Genevive Holt TV Show
Dharma & Greg1997 Claire, Elderly Woman TV Show
Just Shoot Me!1997 Mrs. Pierce TV Show
Nothing Sacred1997 Church secretary TV Show
3rd Rock from the Sun1996 Cafeteria Lady TV Show
Arli$$1996 Kirby's Mother TV Show
Boston Common1996 Mrs. Schuster TV Show
Goode Behavior1996 TV Show
Men Behaving Badly1996 Saleswoman TV Show
Profiler1996 Morganna Styles TV Show
Spin City1996 Sister Agnes TV Show
Tracey Takes On...1996 Diner Waitress TV Show
The Making of a Hollywood Madam1996 Mrs. Oshotz TV Movie
Life with Roger1996 Mrs. Mitchell TV Show
The Stranger Beside Me1995 Judge TV Movie
Pointman1995 Lois TV Show
The Drew Carey Show1995 Natalie, Ruth TV Show
Chicago Hope1994 Cleaning woman TV Show
ER1994 Lois TV Show
Frasier1993 Vera TV Show
Grace Under Fire1993 Ida Reilly TV Show
NYPD Blue1993 Mrs. Prows TV Show
The Nanny1993 Ward Nurse TV Show
The X-Files1993 Agent Edie Boal TV Show
Picket Fences1992 Waitress TV Show
Home Improvement1991 Thelma McCready TV Show
The Package1989 Waitress Movie
Family Matters1989 Grocery Checker TV Show
Seinfeld1989 Betsy TV Show
Murphy Brown1988 Secretary #83 TV Show
Roseanne1988 Carol, woman in dance class, Supermarket customer TV Show
Sable1987 Waitress TV Show
Lady Blue1985 Margo TV Movie
Grandview, U.S.A.1984 Mrs. Clark Movie
General Hospital1963 Ida Warren TV Show
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    panziOct 13, 2009

    I LOVE karen McCloskey--I`ve just read she has cancer--will she be back on desperate housewives?--she is a main character. thanks

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