Character actor Beth Grant is one of those people you just recognize, even if you can’t place her name. She has over 90 feature film roles to her name, and almost as many TV credits, in a career that has spanned 40 very successful years. It was her five-year stint on The Mindy Project, in which she starred as former nurse turned receptionist Beverly Janoszewski, that made her synonymous with a hit, but way back in 1994 Grant was identified with a then-new show called Friends. “I was in [one of] the first episodes,” she happily recalled when MediaVillage quizzed her on the role. “I went off to do the movie To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar and was supposed to come back to do another episode or two, but I wasn't available. It kills me to this day. I'm glad I did To Wong Foo, though, as it was a great movie and the right thing to do.”
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