Blythe Danner

Biography: Blythe Danner studied acting and got her degree from Bard College and began her career in Boston theater companies. She made her theatrical debut as Laura in "The Glass Menagerie." By 25, she won the Theater World Award for her work in Moliere's "The Miser" at Lincoln Center. She also won the 1970 Tony award for her role in "Butterflies Are Free". She made her film premiere in the same year in the television production of "Dr. Cook's Garden". For 25 years she has been a regular performer at the Williamstown Summer Theater Festival. She has also been nominated for Tony's for performances in "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Betrayal". Married to director Bruce Paltrow, she is the mother of two acting children Gwyneth and Jake Paltrow.

Blythe Danner's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 80 Howl's Moving Castle
Lowest Metascore: 26 Waiting for Forever
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 25
  2. Negative: 4 out of 25
25 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
52 Three Days of Rain Sep 30, 2005 Beverly 9.3
73 Meet the Parents Oct 6, 2000 Dina Byrnes 9.0
73 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Nov 23, 1990 Grace Barron 9.0
80 Howl's Moving Castle Jun 10, 2005 Madame Suliman 8.9
45 Mad City Nov 7, 1997 Mrs. Banks 8.6
60 The X Files Jun 19, 1998 Jana Cassidy 8.3
46 Forces of Nature Mar 19, 1999 Virginia 8.2
52 Detachment Mar 16, 2012 Ms. Perkins 7.9
62 Hello I Must Be Going Sep 7, 2012 Ruth Minsky / Ruth Minsky 7.6
61 Stolen Apr 21, 2006 Isabella Stewart Gardner 7.5
41 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Dina Byrnes 7.0
57 Paul Mar 18, 2011 Tara Walton 7.0
75 I'll See You in My Dreams May 15, 2015 Carol Petersen / Carol Petersen 7.0
27 Little Fockers Dec 22, 2010 Dina Byrnes 6.8
63 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Aug 6, 2008 Greta 6.7
60 Tumbledown Feb 5, 2016 Ellen / Ellen 6.6
26 Waiting for Forever Feb 4, 2011 Miranda Twist 6.5
58 The Myth of Fingerprints Sep 17, 1997 Lena 6.3
56 Sylvia Oct 17, 2003 Aurelia Plath 5.8
39 The Lucky One Apr 20, 2012 Cast / Ellie / Nana 5.6
40 The Invisible Circus Feb 2, 2001 Gail 5.5
57 The Last Kiss Sep 15, 2006 Anna 5.2
41 The Lightkeepers May 7, 2010 Mrs. Bascom 4.0
31 Murder of a Cat Dec 5, 2014 Edie 2.5
65 The Prince of Tides Dec 25, 1991 Sally Wingo tbd