Ann Dowd

Ann Dowd

Date of Birth

Birthday: January 30
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts

Ann Dowd is an American film, television, and theatre actress.

She has played supporting roles in several films, including Philadelphia, Green Card, Lorenzo's Oil, Garden State, The Informant!, Marley & Me, The Manchurian Candidate, Flags of Our Fathers, and Side Effects. Dowd was a series regular on Nothing Sacred and the HBO series The Leftovers.

In 2017, Dowd received Emmy award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (for The Handmaid’s Tale), and for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (for The Leftovers).

Ann Dowd is an American film, television, and theatre actress.

She has played supporting roles in several films, including Philadelphia, Green Card, Lorenzo's Oil, Garden State, The Informant!, Marley & Me, The Manchurian Candidate, Flags of Our Fathers, and Side Effects. Dowd was a series regular on Nothing Sacred and the HBO series The Leftovers.

In 2017, Dowd received Emmy award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (for The Handmaid’s Tale), and for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (for The Leftovers).

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Ann Dowd, as Aunt Lydia
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Hulu
  • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - 2017
  • Winner
  • Ann Dowd, as Aunt Lydia
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Hulu
  • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Ann Dowd, as Patti Levin
  • The Leftovers
  • "The Most Powerful Man In The World (And His Identical Twin Brother)"
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television in association with Damon Lindelof Productions and Film 44
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
Ann Dowd
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 69th Primetime Emmys
Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd on stage at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd present an award to Jeff Beal at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Ann Dowd and Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Ann Dowd on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Ann Dowd arrives at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Ann Dowd, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 69th Primetime Emmys
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Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 69th Primetime Emmys. 

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Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Ann Dowd accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd on stage at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd on stage at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd present an award to Jeff Beal at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd present an award to Jeff Beal at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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