Celia Weston

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Celia Watson

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Celia Weston is an American film, stage and television actress. She was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on 14 December 1951. She is best known for her portrayal of Southern women. Weston made her Broadway debut with Kevin Kline in the 1979 production of Loose Ends. Her first major television role was as Jolene Hunnicutt in the series Alice from 1981-85. She later went on to appear in episodes of Law & Order, Frasier, Desperate Housewives, and Memphis Beat. Weston has continued to work on stage. She received a Tony Award nomination and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her 1997 Broadway performance in The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Weston's film credits include Mary Beth Percy in Dead Man Walking; Aunt Joan in The Talented Mr. Ripley; Glenda in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days; and Molly Knight in Knight and Day. Weston studied at Salem College and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She lives in New York City.