She is currently a playwright and the vice-president of Brandman Productions.
LOS ANGELES, CA, June 25, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Playing "Laura Wingfield" in the 1973 TV production of "The Glass Menagerie", with co-stars Katharine Hepburn, Sam Waterston and Michael Moriarty, Joanna Miles won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and the Emmy Award for Supporting Actress of the Year
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Joanna Miles was born in Nice, France, to Johannes Schiefer and Jeanne Miles, both well-known painters, and came to the U.S. as a baby in 1942. She has enjoyed a long and celebrated career in TV, films and theater. Playing "Laura Wingfield" in the 1973 TV production of "The Glass Menagerie", with co-stars Katharine Hepburn, Sam Waterston and Michael Moriarty, Joanna Miles won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and the Emmy Award for Supporting Actress of the Year. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe.
Joanna Miles starred in the motion pictures The Way We Live Now, Bug, The Ultimate Warrior, Golden Girl, Cross Creek, As Is, Blackout, Rosencrants and Guildenstern are Dead, The Rhinghart Theory, Judge Dredd, Alone, and Sex & Breakfast.
She also appeared in numerous television films including In What America, My Mother's House, Born Innocent, Aloha Means Goodbye, The Trial of Chaplain Jensen, Harvest Home, Fire in the Sky, Sophisticated Gents, Promise of Love, Sound of Murder, All My Sons, The Right to Die, The Habitation of Dragons, Heart of Justice, Water Engine, Cooperstown, Legionnaires, Life Lessons, Willing to Kill, The American Clock, Dark Reflections, Outcry, Everything to Gain, Small Vices, Crossfire Trail, Thin Air, Monty Walsh, Jane Doe: Shaken & Stirred, Grave Misconduct, Thin Ice, and Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer.
Joanna Miles also appeared on numerous TV series including Barney Miller, Dallas, St. Elsewhere, The Hulk, Trapper John, Kaz, Cagney and Lacey, Studio 5B, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Life Stories, HBO Life Stories, Total Security, Nothing Sacred, Chicago Hope, ER, Family Law, and Judging Amy.
Her stage work includes Once in a Life Time, Cave Dwellers, Drums in the Night, Dracula, Home Free, One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger, Dylan, Dancing for the Kaiser, Debutante Ball, Kramer, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Growing Gracefully, Cut Flowers, Chair Woman, Women In Shorts, There is No They, Sex, Lies, and Social Media, Uncomfortable Sex, Women On Time, Front Door Open, Anna By Savannah, and Portrait of the Widow Kinski. She wrote various stage plays including Ethanasia, A Woman in Reconstruction, Hostages, Feathers, On the Shelf, Lunch, and In Mourning, She authored the memoir, Mischievous Memories, and was screenwriter of the films An Offering of Oranges, and Breaking the Rules.
Joanna Miles performed in the radio shows Once in a Lifetime, Babbit, Grapes of Wrath, The White Plague, and Chekhov Short Stories.
She is currently a playwright and the vice-president of Brandman Productions. She also continues to work in TV, films and theater. In 1990, Joanna Miles founded the Playwright's Group in Los Angeles and served as its Artistic Director until 1999. In 1986, she co-founded and was a member of LA Classic Theatre. She is a life member of the Motion Picture Academy, a life time member of The Actor Studio and its Playwrights and Directors Unit.
She is the recipient of the Women in Radio & Television Award (1974), The Actors Studio Achievement Award (1980), Drama-Logue Award (1996), Vision Award (2003) and Edon Award (2015).
Her favorite cause which she founded and served as President is the non-profit Children Giving to Children.
She married writer, producer and novelist Michael Brandman in 1978. Her son, Miles Brandman, is a film writer, director and playwright. Her stepson, Steven J. Brandman, is a television producer.
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