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    Jun 4, 2012

    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.

    Mrs. Landingham, The West Wing

    Karen McCluskey, Desperate Housewives

    Mrs. Tanner, Scrubs

    Warden Betsy, Seinfeld

    Thelma, Home Improvement

    Ward Nurse, The Nanny

    Claire, Dharma & Greg

    Old Lady God, Joan Of Arcadia

    Vera, Fraiser

    Edna Manning, Even Stevens

    Maisie Joyce, Harry's Law

    Grandma Marilyn, Suite Life Of Zack And Cody

    Maureen, King Of Queens

    Angie, Mega Python vs. Gatoroid

    Yes, the 2011 SyFy TV movie.

    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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