Beth Grant is the American actor who portrays Woman with Hair but No Beard on Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events.


Raised in the South, Beth Grant moved frequently as a child and enjoys claiming several towns and cities in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina as home. She was a Page in the North Carolina Senate, attended the North Carolina Governor's School for Gifted and Talented students, and received a governor's appointment at the age of nineteen.

Grant was president of the East Carolina University College Democrats for two years, receiving the Outstanding College Democrat Award from then Senator Edmund Muskie. She is a graduate of ECU with a BFA in Acting and Directing.

One of Hollywood's most recognizable faces, she has starred in over seventy feature films including this year's Best Picture Academy Award nominated Little Miss Sunshine (2006). She delighted in creating the character you love to hate, Pageant Official Jenkins, making Grant the happy recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast In A Feature Film.

Grant is a recipient of The Los Angeles Drama Critics Award and The L.A. Stage Alliance Award and The Backstage West Garlan Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Del Shores' "The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife".[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1986 Picnic Irma Kronkite
1987 Deadly Care Madge
1987 Under Cover Miss Randolph
1988 Rain Man Mother at Farm House
1989 The Wizard Diner Manager
1990 The Image Martha Packard
1990 Fall from Grace Paulene
1990 Flatliners Housewife
1990 The Boyfriend School Babette
1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Lillian Logerfield
1990 Child's Play 2 Miss Kettlewell
1990 Eating Carla
1992 White Sands Roz
1992 Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story Pat McGinty
1992 Love Field Hazel
1993 The Dark Half Shayla Beaumont
1994 Speed Helen
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Lois
1995 Safe Becky - Auditorium Singer
1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Loretta
1995 Lieberman in Love Linda Baker Short
1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn Grace Goddard
1996 A Time to Kill Cora Mae Cobb
1996 Love Always Stephanie
1997 To Dance with Olivia
1997 Desert's Edge Short
1997 A Thousand Acres Roberta
1997 Lawn Dogs Trent's Mother
1997 Interruptions Peggy, the Mistress
1998 Doctor Dolittle Woman
1998 Dance with Me Lovejoy
1998 Making Sandwwiches Mrs. Hellman Short
1998 Five Houses Arlene
1998 Angelmaker Mrs. Turcott Short
1999 Blue Valley Songbird Ruby
2000 Sordid Lives Sissy Hickey
2001 Donnie Darko Kitty Farmer
2001 The Rising Place Melvina Pou
2001 Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man Louisa Ashland
2001 Pearl Harbor Motherly Secretary
2001 Rock Star Mrs. Cole
2002 Desert Saints Lou
2002 The Rookie Olline
2002 Birdseye Ruth Betters
2003 Judge Koan Brenda Lundy
2003 Matchstick Men Laundry Lady
2003 Evil Alien Conquerors Sheila
2004 Sweet Union Mama Iris Bailey Short
2004 A Thief of Time Ranger Mildred Luna
2005 Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend Angela
2005 Our Very Own Virginia Kendal
2005 Homefront Pam Short
2005 Daltry Calhoun Dee
2005 Hard Pill Mom
2006 Little Miss Sunshine Pageant Official Jenkins
2006 Hard Scrambled Alice
2006 Hot Tomale Dori Woodriff
2006 Southland Tales Dr. Inga Von Westphalen / Marion Card
2006 The House of Usher Mrs. Thatcher
2006 Flags of our Fathers Mother Gagnon
2006 Factory Girl Julia Warhol
2006 These Days Maureen
2006 Rocker Mrs. Hill
2007 Magnus, Inc. Magnus' Mom Short
2007 The Ungodly Emma Lemac
2007 No Country for Old Men Carla Jean's Mother
2007 Welcome to Paradise Frances Loren
2007 Polly and Marie Bell
2008 Henry Poole Is Here Josie
2008 Hide Candy
2008 No Place Like Home Mom
2008 Polar Opposites General Railen
2008 Fragments Carla's Mom
2008 Natural Disasters Beth
2009 Dear Lemon Lima Principal Applebomb
2009 Door Prize Short
2009 Extract Mary
2009 All About Steve Mrs. Horowitz
2009 Stolen Older Edvena
2009 Abracadabra Patti Short
2009 Herbes Boy Mom
2009 Crazy Heart Jo Ann
2010 In My Sleep Evelyn
2010 Spork Principal Tulip
2010 Operation: Endgame Susan
2011 Rango Bonnie Voice
2011 Sedonna Deb
2011 Life of Lemon Phyllis
2011 Valley of the Sun Marva Taggert
2011 The Artist Peppy's Maid
2011 Serenity House Judith Levine-Bluestone Short
2011 Mister Handsome Emily's Mom Short
2012 The Perfect Fit Goth Girl's Mom Short
2012 Swerve Alsa
2012 Mockingbird Lane Marie
2012 Blues for Willadean Willadean Winkler
2013 Miss Dial Mrs. Wojiechowski
2013 The Violation Linda Heim Short
2013 The Mindy Project: The Morgan Project Beverly Short
2013 As I Lay Dying Addie Bundren
2013 Bad Words Bedazzled Judge
2013 Out West Tiffany Alcott
2014 Odyssea Woman Short
2014 Faults Evelyn
2014 Alex of Venice Teacher
2014 Just Before I Go Mrs. Lawrence
2014 The Midnight Swim Amelia Brooks
2015 The Bridge Partner Mattie Whalen Short
2015 Addicted to Fresno Tilda
2015 Band of Robbers Widow Douglas
2015 Consumed Kristin
2015 Wedlocked Narrator Voice


2015 Becca & Molly Mom
2016 Occam's Razor Sister Edith Short
2016 Great Plains Tess
2016 Tond Janice Short
2016 Six LA Love Stories Meg Albright
2016 In Dubious Battle Ethel
2016 Jackie Lady Bird Johnson
2016 All In Cynthia Short
2016 Domain Nadine
2017 The Labyrinth Betsy
2017 The Concessionaires Must Die! Coupon Lady
2017 My Brother Steven Short
2017 Heartland Crystal
2017 The Institute  Posthwaite Uncredited
2017 Actors Anonymous
2017 Lucky Elaine
2017 Tenn Edwina Williams
2017 Andover Rebecca
2017 Incident in Aisle 12 Michelle Short
2017 Tiny Mammals Narrator Short
2018 Nostalgia Anna O'Bryan
2018 Wake the Riderless Horse Brenda Short
2018 Mississippi Requiem
2018 Hover Joanna
2018 On the Day You Were Born Narrator Short
2018 The Adventures of Thomasina Sawyer Ms. Dobbins
2018 False Profits
2019 Nocturne Jan
2019 Hold On Shelly
2019 The Long Home Mrs. Winer
2020 Wander Darkly Patty Healy
2020 Untitled Leonard-Weizler Pregnancy Film
2020 Tick Tock Mom
Words on Bathroom Walls
Underwater Upside Down Mrs. Sheraton
Breeder Patti Kolb


Year Title Role Notes
1979 B.J. and the Bear Miss One Episode
1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special Waitress One Episode
1987 Santa Barbara Nurse One Episode
1987 Hooperman One Episode
1988 Mr. Belvedere Mrs. Meyers One Episode
1988 Annie McGuire Waitress One Episode
1989 I Know My First Name Is Steven Mrs. Beta
1990 Empty Nest Helen One Episode
1990 The Outsiders Mrs. Jones One Episode
1990 Dragnet Mrs. Furber One Episode
1990 Hunter Dottie Pinder
1989-1991 The Golden Girls Louise / Terry Franco
1991 Switched at Birth Sophie
1989-1993 Coach Martha / Maid
1992-1993 Delta Thelma Wainwright
1993 Bakersfield P.D. Donna Stiles
1993 Dream On Farm Woman One Episode
1994 Murder, She Wrote Meg Thomas One Episode
1994 Sweet Justice Mrs. Farragutt One Episode
1994 Friends Lizzy One Episode
1995 Sister, Sister Angie One Episode
1997 The Pretender Mrs. Haring One Episode
1997 Goode Behavior Pearl One Episode
1998 Profiler Cook One Episode
1996-1998 Something So Right Nurse Gruber
1998 Cybill Waiter's Mother One Episode
1998 Maximum Bob Inez Crowe
1998 Maggie Winters Beatrice One Episode
1997-1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Mrs. Popowski / Mrs. Grant
1999 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Tufts College Employee One Episode
1999 Providence Lillian Gerrish One Episode
1999 Angel Maude Pearson One Episode
2000 The X-Files Iris Finster One Episode
2001 Diagnosis Murder Penelope One Episode
2000-2001 Any Day Now Dorothy Johnson
2001 Judging Amy Principal Mott One Episode
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sally Roth One Episode
2003 The Pitts Nadine One Episode
2000-2003 Malcolm in the Middle Dorene Hooper
2003 Boontown Landlady One Episode
2002-2003 Everwood Miss Violet
2001-2004 Yes, Dear Kitty Hughes
2004 Six Feet Under Dorothy Sheedy One Episode
2004 Wonderfalls Marianne Marie Beattle One Episode
2004 JAG Senator Maria Tsangrides One Episode
2005 8 Simple Rules Mrs. Whitley One Episode
2006 My Name Is Earl Lorraine Mariano One Episode
2007 Drive The Waitress One Episode
2007 Bones Lizbeth Harding One Episode
2006-2008 Jericho Gracie Leigh
2008 According to Jim Mrs. Whitney One Episode
2008 Sordid Lives: The Series Sissy Hickey
2008 Pushing Daisies Marianne Marie Beattle One Episode
2010 Medium Librarian One Episode
2010 Criminal Minds Anita Weld Roycewood One Episode
1998-2010 King of the Hill Nurse / Tilly Hill / Blanche / Various
2010 True Blood: Webisodes Joanne Smallwood One Episode
2011 Futurestates June One Episode
2011 American Dad! Voice

One Episode

2012 Modern Family Maxine One Episode
2012 BlackBoxTV  Mom / Donna One Episode
2012 Dexter Donna Randall One Episode
2013 Justified Mother Truth One Episode
2013 Grey's Anatomy Sheila Olsen One Episode
2008-2013 The Office Melvina / Dwight's Babysitter
2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Kathleen's Mother, Victoria
2013 Husbands Gillian One Episode
2013 The Millers Myra One Episode
2014 I Didn't Do It Judy Tanzer-Dinkins One Episode
2015 Impress Me Gertrude One Episode
2016 Last Will and Testicle Mom
2016 Con Man Susan One Episode
2017 American Gods Jack
2017 Animals.  Auntie May
2016-2017 One Mississippi Mellie Saint-Clair
2012-2017 The Mindy Project Beverly
2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events Woman With Hair But No Beard
2019 Best Seller Marla Silver One Episode
2019 Dollface Cat Lady
2020 Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters Church Lady One Episode


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