Harriet Harris

American actress HARRIET HARRIS (Parthy Ann Hawks) makes her San Francisco Opera debut this summer. She was the recipient of the 2002 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Mrs. Meers in Thoroughly Modern Millie and received the 2006 L.A. Stage Alliance Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for On the Town. Harris’s other Broadway credits include Cry-Baby, Old Acquaintance, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Present Laughter, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Off-Broadway credits include Rude Entertainment, Jeffrey (Drama Desk nomination), Innocents Crusade, Christmas on Mars, Hamlet, and, most recently, Neil Simon’s Little Me. Harris has appeared in the films Memento, Monster-in-Law, Nurse Betty, Addams Family Values, and Love is Strange, and her television credits include Felicia Tillman on Desperate Housewives, Bebe Glazer on Frasier, and roles in Six Feet Under, The X-Files, It's All Relative, Union Square, and The Five Mrs. Buchanans.