Joanna Gleason trained for an acting career at UCLA then made her Broadway debut in 1977's I Love My Wife, which earned her a Theatre World Award. She was later honored with an Emmy for her portrayal of several characters in the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods. Her film manifest includes a brace of Woody Allen pictures, Hannah and Her Sisters (1985) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). She was also seen on episodic TV as Morgan Winslow on Hello Larry (1979) and Nadine Berkus on Love and War (1992-95). She enjoyed a brief run on NBC's hit medical drama ER, and also appeared on such programs as Murphy Brown, King of the Hill, and Friends. She appeared in the Jennifer Lopez romantic comedy The Wedding Planner, and appeared in the 2008 remake of The Women.Joanna Gleason is the daughter of Canadian game-show host Monty Hall.