Ellen CrawfordELLEN CRAWFORD (Clara, Miracle on South Division Street) played Off Broadway opposite Daniel J. Travanti in A Touch of the Poet and the Mother in The Misunderstanding at the Flea Theatre. She originated the role of Sister Lee on Broadway in Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? Originating the role of Miss Havisham in the world premiere musical adaptation of Great Expectations, Ellen has played Miss H. at the Hudson and Odyssey Theatres and at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where she was also Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice.

She has played opposite husband Mike Genovese on ER, in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at both the Blank and San Diego Repertory and in On Golden Pond at the Public Theater in Maine. Ellen portrayed Margaret in the West Coast premiere of Walter Cronkite Is Dead at San Diego Repertory.

Favorite roles include Emily Dickinson in The Belle Of Amherst at the Public Theatre in Maine, Meg in Jack O’Brien’s production of The Hostage at the Old Globe, and Countess Geschvitz in Lulu at La Jolla Playhouse. She has appeared at many other regional theatres across the country.

On television, Ellen is probably best known as Nurse Lydia Wright on the NBC series ER. More recently, she has been seen on Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, and Mental. Ellen stars in Angel’s Perch, soon to be released on VOD by Gravitas Ventures.

Other features include Model Minority and Petunia, as well as The Man from Earth, Soldier, Cries of Silence, and The War of the Roses.

November, 2013