On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Stockard Channing was most recently seen on Broadway in Terrence McNally’s It’s Only A Play. Channing has received Tony Award nominations for her roles in Other Desert Cities, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Pal Joey, The Lion in Winter, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation, for which she also received an Olivier nomination and an Obie Award, and was subsequently nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award reprising her role for the 1993 film version. Other stage credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, The Little Foxes, Hapgood (nominated for Drama Desk Award), Woman in Mind (for which she won a Drama Desk Award), The Rink, The Golden Age, They’re Playing Our Song and the original off-Broadway production of Love Letters. With a total of 13 Emmy nominations and three Emmy Awards, including those for her television roles in “The West Wing” and “The Matthew Shepard Story,” both of which she also received Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is currently seen in a recurring role on “The Good Wife”. On the big screen Channing has appeared in Woody Allen’s Anything Else, Practical Magic, The First Wives Club, Moll Flanders, Up Close & Personal, Smoke and Grease, earning a People’s Choice Award for her performance as bad girl Rizzo. Stockard Channing received a London Film Critics Circle Award and an AFI Best Actress nomination for The Business of Strangers.