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Also Known As: Beth Alison Broderick Died:
Born: February 24, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Falmouth, Kentucky, USA Profession: actor, executive, screenwriter

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An actress known for playing a ditsy, loose or eccentric women on sitcoms, Beth Broderick may have found stability as Aunt Zelda on "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" (ABC, 1996- ). Her first series role was as a straight-shooting newspaper editor opposite Brad Pitt in the short-lived Fox sitcom "Glory Days" (1990). She first appeared in the type of role that has earned her attention, a dizzy blonde secretary, during the 1992-93 season in "Hearts Afire" (CBS) and later appeared as the former cocktail waitress who became one of "The Five Mrs. Buchanans" (CBS, 1994-1995).

An actress known for playing a ditsy, loose or eccentric women on sitcoms, Beth Broderick may have found stability as Aunt Zelda on "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" (ABC, 1996- ). Her first series role was as a straight-shooting newspaper editor opposite Brad Pitt in the short-lived Fox sitcom "Glory Days" (1990). She first appeared in the type of role that has earned her attention, a dizzy blonde secretary, during the 1992-93 season in "Hearts Afire" (CBS) and later appeared as the former cocktail waitress who became one of "The Five Mrs. Buchanans" (CBS, 1994-1995).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Bad Actress (2012)
2.
 Fly Away (2011)
4.
 Timber Falls (2007)
5.
6.
 Psycho Beach Party (2000) Mrs Forrest
8.
 Maternal Instincts (1996) Dr Eva Warden
9.
 French Exit (1995)
10.
 Man of the Year (1995) Kelly Bound
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Moved to Huntington Beach, CA, as a child
1987:
Made film debut in "Slammer Girls"
1988:
Had first role in studio film, "Stealing Home"
1990:
Co-starred with Brad Pitt in TV series "Glory Days" (Fox)
1992:
Made TV-movie debut, "In the Deep Woods" (NBC)
1992:
Played ditzy secretary in "Hearts Afire" (CBS)
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Was Delilah, one of "The Five Mrs. Buchanans" (CBS)
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Formed Regardless Films
1996:
Played Aunt Zelda on "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" (ABC)
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Education

American Academy of Dramatic Arts: Pasadena , California - 1977

Notes

"My agents are like, 'Don't go having intellectual discussions with people.' Directors feel they won't be able to direct (a brainy actress). There ARE brilliant women in Hollywood, you just don't lead with it. You lead with your legs." --Beth Broderick in ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, November 11, 1994

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companion:
Brian De Palma. Director. Had one-year relationship c. 1989-90 after filming of "The Bonfire of the Vanities".

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father:
Thomas Joseph Broderick.
mother:
Nina Lou Broderick.

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