Beth Broderick made her motion picture debut as the sexy neighbor who seduces a young, innocent Jonathan Silverman in Stealing Home, which starred Jodie Foster and Mark Harmon. She has also appeared on the big screen in Psycho Beach Party, Bonfire of the Vanities with Bruce Willis, Fools Rush In, starring Matthew Perry and Selma Hayek, American Playhouse’s “1000 Pieces of Gold,” “Shadow Hunter,” “French Exit,” “The Silencer,” “Man of the Year,” “States Evidence,” “Tom’s Nu Heaven” and “Timber Falls.” The film “Fly Away” was a huge critical success and has won numerous awards on the festival circuit.
Broderick starred in several television series including: “Sabrina the Teen-aged Witch” with Melissa Joan Hart, “The Five Mrs. Buchanan’s” with acclaimed actress Judith Ivey who remains a cherished friend, as well as “Hearts Afire” with John Ritter and Billy Bob Thornton. She also starred opposite Brad Pitt, playing a straight-shooting newspaper editor, in the series “Glory Days.” She recently appeared in the short lived critically acclaimed series “Lone Star” and was a recurring character on ABC’s “Lost” playing Diane, mother of the criminally minded Katie. Beth has also appeared as a guest star on numerous shows including “The Closer,” “CSI,” “Bionic Woman,” “Cold Case,” “Castle,” “Leverage” and “ER.”
Broderick also had roles in such television movies as “Homeland Security” opposite Tom Skerrit, as well as “Ordinary Heroes,” “Are You Lonesome Tonight?,” “Into the Deep Woods,” “Justice in a Small Town,” “Maternal Instincts” and the recent hit “Revenge of the Bridesmaids.”
Beth has appeared on stage at the Blank Theater in Heads heralded by the LA Times as tone of the top ten plays of 07. IN 08 she appeared at the Northlight Theater in Chicago reprising her performance in the one-woman show Bad Dates. The show had its west coast premiere at the Laguna Playhouse in the fall of 06. Beth has appeared in numerous LA productions including Zastrozzi at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, Triplets in Unison at the Skylight Theatre Hollywood and Carnal Knowledge at the Pasadena Playhouse. Her NY credits include numerous appearances Off-Broadway; among them Murder at the Rutherford House, Elizabeth Rex the Musical and Stage Door.
Beth Broderick is a jack of all trades who has mastered many. Her impressive resume includes not only roles in numerous feature films and television shows, but script writing, voiceover work and theatrical performances. Broderick is also a tireless humanitarian, being a founder of MOMENTUM, one of the country’s first organizations to help people with AIDS.
Beth is also a well-known essayist and a featured contributor to the Huffington Post.