Remembering The Many TV Roles Of Kathryn Joosten

Yesterday we lost one of television’s most beloved character actors to a long battle with cancer. Here’s a look back at the some of the characters Joosten has played on television.

1. Mrs. Landingham, The West Wing

2. Karen McCluskey, Desperate Housewives

3. Mrs. Tanner, Scrubs

4. Warden Betsy, Seinfeld

5. Thelma, Home Improvement

6. Ward Nurse, The Nanny

7. Claire, Dharma & Greg

8. Old Lady God, Joan Of Arcadia

9. Vera, Fraiser

10. Edna Manning, Even Stevens

11. Maisie Joyce, Harry’s Law

12. Grandma Marilyn, Suite Life Of Zack And Cody

13. Maureen, King Of Queens

14. Angie, Mega Python vs. Gatoroid

Yes, the 2011 SyFy TV movie.

15. Donny’s Mom, My Name Is Earl

And if none of these roles ring a bell, might I suggest you take a peek at her fully stacked IMDb page? She’s been in everything from Monk to Grey’s Anatomy, Gilmore Girls to Boston Common. She will be missed.

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