Anna Berger - Bio and Creative Works

Anna Berger

ACTOR
Born
1922-07-26
Died
2014-05-26
Age (at death)
91
Citizenship
United States of America
Place of Birth
Manhattan
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Anna Berger was an American character actress in film and television, who specialized in playing frazzled housewives and matriarchs. - Wikipedia

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MOVIE • 2013

Character: La vieille dame

Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

MOVIE • 2011

Character: Neighborhood Lady #1

A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.

MOVIE • 2008

Character: Older Lady in Salon

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

MOVIE • 2001

Character: Seymour's Mother

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

MOVIE • 2000

Character: Mrs. Levotsky

A young woman who becomes aware of a conspiracy to enable the Devil to walk the earth in human form. To defeat the prophesy, she must convince a respected New York crime journalist, who is devoid of faith, that he is in fact the target of the conspiracy.

MOVIE • 1996

Character: Epstein's Mother

An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

MOVIE • 1995

Character: Mrs. Thomas

A man must track down the reasons behind his brother's mysterious death, and uncovers a secret neo-Nazi group headed by a powerful congressman.

MOVIE • 1992

Character: Congresswoman

Black police officer Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA—the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss.

MOVIE • 1991

Character: Mrs. Malt

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the "comedian" grows a third arm out of his back, the friend uses this twist to get him signed up with a sleazy talent agent, and it begins to look like his career is on the move, even though his girlfriend has left him.

MOVIE • 1990

Character: Mama Gabooch

John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, her bullying boyfriend. With the help of his pals Crutch, Floyd, and Spider, he makes every attempt possible to change her mind.

MOVIE • 1990

Character: Ormonde Van Degan

When a wealthy scriptwriter and socialite's daughter is murdered, he feels let down by the courts, and so decides to use his powerful position to enable his own form of justice.

MOVIE • 1989

Character: Aunt May

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

MOVIE • 1983

Character: Analyst

Sigmund Freud's ghost advises a married New York psychiatrist in love with a patient.

MOVIE • 1977

Character: Mrs. Moore

A policeman devises an unorthodox plan for bringing criminals to justice after his partner is brutally gunned down.

MOVIE • 1976

Character: Mrs. Berg

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 soldiers actually flew so far and rescued the passengers in one of the most successful Military operations in history. The only casualty for Israeli soldiers was Lt. Col. Jonathan "Yoni" Netanyahu..

MOVIE • 1975

Character: Poultry Woman

A Russian emigre prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by other Jewish immigrants. When his wife finally arrives in the New World, however, she has a lot of assimilating to do.

MOVIE • 1974

Character: Mother

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

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