Camryn Manheim earned her BFA from UC Santa Cruz, her MFA from New York University. She honed her acting skills at New York’s Atlantic Theater Company. Manheim played the same character (Ellenor Frutt) in four TV series: The Practice, Ally McBeal, Boston Public and Gideon’s Crossing. She won an Emmy Award for her work on The Practice. She received Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for her portrayal of Elvis Presley’s mother in the miniseries, Elvis. She has since played Delia Banks on Ghost Whisperer. Manheim’s feature credits include Todd Solondz’s Happiness, Moises Kaufman’s The Laramie Project, Walter Salles’s Dark Water and Lasse Hallstrom’s An Unfinished Life.