MARCIA RODDMARCIA RODD (Edna, Handle With Care) made her Broadway debut in Oh What a Lovely War!, created the role of Olivia in Your Own Thing, originated the role of Bobbi Michelle in Neil Simon's hit Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and received a Tony nomination for her starring role in the Cryer/Ford musical Shelter. In LA, she received kudos playing the title role in Driving Miss Daisy, the psychiatrist is Agnes of God , Mary Todd Lincoln in The Last of Mrs. Lincoln, starred in Once in a Lifetime (Mark Taper), The Supporting Cast (Doolittle), On Golden Pond (with Julie Harris and Charles Durning at the Ahmanson) and as Golde in Fiddler On The Roof at the Dorothy Chandler and in both its 25th and 30th Anniversary Tours. She sang the lead role in Kander & Ebb's The World Goes ‘Round (Actor's Alley) and received the ADA Best Actress award for Everyone's Friend at the Whitefire.

She has guest-starred in countless TV shows and has had recurring roles in several, including a 4-year stint as the candy-eating dentist on Trapper John M.D, Johnny Depp's mother on 21 Jump Street, Judge Scott on Family Law, and the lead in 13 Queens Blvd opposite Eileen Brennan.

Films include Little Murders, T.R. Baskin, and Jonathan Demme's Citizens Band.

She portrayed the legendary Diana Vreeland in the one-woman play Full Gallop (Actors' Theatre of Louisville), played the title role in Lorca's House of Bernarda Alba (Santa Fe Rep), starred opposite Tom Posten in Sam Bobrick's Remember Me? in Kansas City, and fulfilled a childhood dream of playing Anna in The King & I in New London, NH. Most recently, she completed a run in The Beat Goes On, a musical revue in Hollywood and earlier this year played Mary McCarthy in Hellman v. McCarthy in NYC.

She has directed innumerable plays, both new and old, has an 8 year-old Yorkie named Rocky and lives with a guy named Bill.

November, 2014