Camryn Manheim who is an American actress was born on 8th March of the year 1961. She is mostly known for portraying the character of attorney Ellenor Frutt on the ABC’s The Practice, as mother of Elvis, Gladys Presley in 2005 mini-series Elvis, and as Delia Banks on the CBS’s Ghost Whisperer. She is the native of Caldwell, New Jersey, United States. Although she is known by the name Camryn Manheim, as a child, she was named as Debra Frances Manheim. She was grown up in Peoria, Illinois. Her parents are Sylvia and Jerome Manheim. She became interest in the acting after working at the Renaissance fair in the high school. She also went to study at the University of California, Santa Cruz and got graduated from there in 1984 with a BFA degree. Additionally, she also attended the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduated Actign Program and graduated from there in 1987 with an MFA degree.
During her career, Camryn has worked as a sign language interpreter at the hospitals for a while. Her knowledge of the sign language was used on the Practice in an episode of Law & Order as well as in her role as the child behavioral psychologist in a movie called Mercury Rising. She then made her brief appearance as a girl in the elevator in Sudden Impact in the year 1983 along with Clint Eastwood in post-courtroom scene at beginning. Later, in mid 1980s, she appeared as the trebekkie in practical joke pulled on Alex Trebek on the Bloopers as well as Practical Jokes.
Prior to that, Camryn collected an Emmy Award in 1998 for her work on the Practice and she exclaimed that that was for all the fat girls. The next year, she was awarded Women in Film Lucy Award. In addition to that, she also won the Golden Globe as well we Emmy nominations in 2005 for her work in mini-series called Elvis. Her other TV shows include Law & Order, New York Undercover, One Life to Live, Chicago Hope, Ally McBeal, Will & Grace, The System, and many more. Additionally, her filmography includes An Unfinished Life, Slipstream, Snow Wonder, Just Peck, Scary Movie 3, Kiss My Act, Dark Water, The Laramie Project, Jennifer, A Girl Thing, Wide Awake, Eraser, The Tic Code, Sudden Impact, Creator, Deadly Whispers, Cracking Up and many more.
To talk about her personal life biography, she is a married woman. She also has one child, together with her husband. She gave birth to their child, a son named Milo on 6th March of the year 2001. The couple must be planning to have more children in future. Apart from that, Camryn has now reached at the age of 54. In addition to that, Manheim is also actively involved in the charity works. She credits her son for her weight loss. She has been involved with Los Angeles based charity called Bet Tzedek Legal Services – The House of Justice where she serves as co-chair for their annual fundraiser The Justice Ball. Besides that, she is also active in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.