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Happy Birthday To North Salem's Blythe Danner

Blythe Danner turns 74 on Friday.
Blythe Danner turns 74 on Friday. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

LEWISBORO, N.Y.-- Happy Birthday to Lewisboro's Blythe Danner.

Danner, a star of film, stage, and television, turns 74 on Friday'

Blythe Katherine Danner was born Feb. 3, 1943 in Philadelphia.

She is known for her role as Marilyn Truman, mother of Will, on the sitcom "Will & Grace, "and for co-starring opposite Robert De Niro in the three "Meet the Parents" films.

Danner is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow.

In 1970, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in "Butterflies Are Free."

She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role as Izzy Huffstodt on "Huff."

Her other film work includes roles in "1776" (1972), "The Great Santini" (1979), "Mr. and Mrs. Bridge" (1990), "The Prince of Tides" (1991), "Husbands and Wives" (1992), and "I'll See You in My Dreams" (2015).

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