Jodie Lynne McClintock, Actress

The cast of "Long Day's Journey Into Night"Jodie Lynne McClintock has appeared in film and television as well as on Broadway and Off, in London's West End, at Israel's National Theatre - the Habimah, and at major regional theatres across the country. She portrayed passenger Marion Ruth Britton in Paul Greengrass's universally acclaimed film United 93 and was subsequently honored with her castmates by the Boston Society of Film Critics which named them the Best Ensemble Cast of 2006. She is featured as cheerleading nun Sister Thomas in The Mighty Macs with Carla Gugino and Phyllis Sommerville. She performed on Broadway, in London's West End, and on the International Tour of Sir Jonathan Miller's production of A Long Day's Journey Into Night as Cathleen with Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Peter Gallagher, and Bethel Leslie; a role she reprised on film for both Showtime and PBS' American Playhouse. She was a guest member of the Royal Shakespeare Company during their Broadway and Kennedy center rotating repertories, and she also worked with the RSC's artistic director Adrian Noble on The Art of Success with Tim Curry at the Manhattan Theatre Club. She won unanimous critical acclaim in her signature role as the Nurse in Romeo & Juliet directed by David Kennedy at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ and as Mrs. Purdy in D.H. Lawrence's The Daughter-In-Law directed by Martin Platt at the Mint (named by the NY Times as one of the top-ten productions of 2003). She has enjoyed a 24 year collaboration with Martin who has directed her in everything from the classics to world premieres. Other Off-Broadway credits include Belle Epoque at Lincoln Center, Tricks the Devil Taught Me at the Minetta Lane, A Dangerous Personality where she played Madame Blavatsky for Perry Street Theatricals at the Women’s Project, as the horse Godfreya in Timeslips directed by Christopher Bayes at HERE; and she originated the dual role of Paula/Sir Geoffrey in Charles Busch’s Shanghai Moon at Theatre for the New City. Regionally she has worked at Long Wharf, McCarter, Papermill Playhouse, Rep Theatre of St Louis, Pittsburgh Public, Syracuse Stage, and both the Alabama and St. Louis Shakespeare Festivals among others. She was named one of the best actresses of 2010 by the Times-Herald NY for her triple role of Mrs. Kravitz/Mrs. McCarthy/Mrs. Van Nostrand in Red Herring at the Shadowland Theatre. Her television credits include featured roles on Louie, 30 Rock, Law and Order: Criminal Intent and The Naked Brothers Band for Nickelodeon. She currently appears as Betty in the web series Return to Sender. Her avatar Maud Eccles, the bounty hunter, appears in Grand Theft Auto 5 (the highest grossing, most successful form of entertainment ever released.)

Directorial credits include: Richard III in conjunction with the opening of Al Pacino's film Looking for Richard for Fox Searchlight; a national tour of Tartuffe for the National Theatre of Performing Arts, All the World's a Stage (a compendium she created on Shakespeare's views of a life in the theatre), Wooing and Wedding (a similar piece at Studio North), The Heiress at Theatre Virginia and A Celtic Midsummer at the Angel Orensanz Center. Film directorial credits include: Public Service Announcements for The Million Mom March and the Brady Center for Gun Control that were shown on national TV as well as on the mall in Washington DC and PSA's for the National Center for Human Rights. At NYU, she created a curriculum for Shakespeare on Film and directed shorts of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Ms. McClintock strongly believes in passing along the knowledge she has gained as an actress. To that end, Jodie McClintock and Dame Judi Denchshe has taught at the British-American Drama Academy in both London and Oxford and for Robert Cordier's Paris based Acting International, and at various universities including Carnegie-Mellon, Duke, Adelphi, Pitt, and Alabama (in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's MFA program) as well as the Circle Repertory School of Theatre, the Fieldston School for the Performing Arts, the T. Schreiber Studio, and NYU: Stonestreet Studios. She currently operates The Queens Studio where she privately coaches and holds classes. You can visit her studio website here: http://www.thequeensstudio.com. Her clients have appeared on Broadway, in major films and television, in theatres across the globe, in national commercials, and have secured places in the top graduate and drama schools in this country and the UK. Her own great mentors in the work have been Leon Katz, Robert W. Smith, Patsy Rodenburg, the late Tony Van Bridge, and the late Earle Gister.
 

 

Jodie has been married to Arthur William Pearson for the past quarter century and resides in Sunnyside, NY with Audrey their rescued dachshund.

 

 

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