Beth Grant has co-starred in three Academy Award winning Best Pictures: The Artist, No Country For Old Men, and Rain Man. She has twice received the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award for Little Miss Sunshine and No Country For Old Men. She also voiced the Academy Award winning Best Animated feature, Rango.
In addition to her Academy Award winning films, her more than 80 feature films include many hits: Donnie Darko, Factory Girl, Rock Star, The Rookie, Speed, To Wong Foo, A Time To Kill, Our Very Own, Extract, Sordid Lives, City Slickers, and Child's Play. In 2012 Grant starred as "Willadean," in Blues For Willadean, co-starring with Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer and Spirit Award winner Dale Dickey, written and directed by Del Shores.
Grant is currently a series regular on the new hit, The Mindy Project, for NBC Universal Studios on the Fox Network. Her favorite television roles include Justified, Modern Family, Mockingbird Lane, Pushing Daisies, The Office, Dexter, Grey's Anatomy, Jericho, Six Feet Under, My Name is Earl, Malcolm in the Middle, King of the Hill, Wonderfalls, Friends, The X Files, Angel, Criminal Minds, CSI, Coach, Delta, Yes Dear, and The Golden Girls.
Grant received the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation, LA Weekly Award, Backstage West Garland Award for the Trials And Tribulations Of A Trailer Trash Housewife. In 2011 Grant starred Off Broadway in Tricks The Devil Taught Me at The Minetta Lane Theater in Greenwich Village. She is the only actress in history to have won three L.A.
Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. Other theatre credits include world premieres by Maya Angelou, Romulus Linney, Horton Foote, and Mark V. Olsen. Grant enjoyed two stints at The Ahmanson Theatre in Picnic and Summer And Smoke, directed by renowned Broadway director Marshall Mason. Grant recently directed a multi-award winning short, The Perfect Fit, starring Octavia Spencer, Lauren A. Miller (For A Good Time Call.), Ahna O'Reilly (The Help) and her daughter, Mary Chieffo who is in her second year at The Juilliard School, Drama Division. Grant has been happily married to Mary's father, fellow actor Michael Chieffo, for twenty-seven years.