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Date Of BirthDecember 14, 1946
FactBest known as Miss Yvonne from the Pee-wee Herman Show.

Lynne Marie Stewart is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Miss Yvonne on the children’s television series Pee-wee’s Playhouse.

Born in Los Angeles, California, on December 14, 1946, Stewart was the only child of William and Mary Stewart. Her father was an insurance salesman and her mother was a homemaker. Stewart began acting in school plays in the fifth grade and went on to study drama at Los Angeles City College. After college, she worked as a secretary for a talent agent before landing her first acting role on the television series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.

Stewart’s big break came in 1986 when she was cast as Miss Yvonne on Pee-wee’s Playhouse. She played the role for four seasons and earned two Emmy nominations for her work on the show.

In addition to her work on television, Stewart has also appeared in a number of films, including The Big Lebowski (1998), Best in Show (2000), and For Your Consideration (2006).

Stewart has been married three times. Her first husband was actor Richard Gilliland, with whom she had one son, Ian. She was married to actor Jim Beaver from 2000 to 2009. She is currently married to actor-director John Bowab.

Stewart has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently undergoing treatment.

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Full NameLynne Marie Stewart
Date Of BirthDecember 14, 1946
ProfessionVoice Actor


MoviesPee-wee's Big Adventure, The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bridesmaids, American Graffiti, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, Big Top Pee-wee, The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway, Rain Man, The Running Man, Barnyard, Clear and Present Danger, Pirates of Silicon Valley, Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales, Enough, Dunston...
TV ShowsPee-wee's Playhouse, Superman, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour

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1Best known as Miss Yvonne from the Pee-wee Herman Show.




Beethoven's 5th2003VideoRose Carter (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
According to Jim2003TV SeriesSister Eileen
Rent Control2003TV MovieAunt Agatha
Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales2003TV MovieLynn
Son of the Beach2000-2002TV SeriesEllen / Binaka
The Brothers Garcia2002TV SeriesMs. McNeal
Spin City2001TV SeriesAdoption Woman
Nice Guys Finish Last2001ShortWoman shopper
An American Daughter2000TV MovieWoman in Grocery Store
Silicon Towers1999Landlady
Pirates of Silicon Valley1999TV MovieBill's Secretary
Lansky1999TV MovieWaitress at Wolfie's
Valerie Flake1999Aunt Gloria
The Brian Benben Show1998TV SeriesJanet
Working1998TV SeriesFrieda
Almost Perfect1997TV SeriesGladys
Alright Already1997TV SeriesBarbara
The Secret World of Alex Mack1997TV SeriesNurse Bean
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesAunt Pat
Suddenly Susan1997TV SeriesMarion
Life with Louie1996-1997TV Series
One Saturday Morning1997TV SeriesMillie the Secretary / Miss Moose / Centerville Characters (1999-2000) (voice)
After Jimmy1996TV MovieSandy
Dream On1996TV SeriesDr. Esther
Dunston Checks In1996Cucumber Woman
Night Stand1995-1996TV SeriesAudience Member / Lynne Stewart / Irene
Here Come the Munsters1995TV MovieMrs. Waffer
The Tick1995TV SeriesMona Lisa
Hope & Gloria1995TV SeriesMargeurite
Independence Day1994ShortWoman Without a Child
The Crazysitter1994The Vagrant
Twin Sitters1994Homeless woman
Clear and Present Danger1994Margaret, Greer's Secretary
Herman's Head1993TV SeriesJoan
Family Dog1993TV SeriesAdditional Voices (voice, as Lynn Marie Stewart)
Ring of the Musketeers1992TV MovieWaitress (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
Reasonable Doubts1992TV SeriesEugenia Petz
Batman: The Animated Series1992TV SeriesViolet
In the Heat of the Night1992TV SeriesWoman On Bench
Double Trouble1992/IPolicewoman
Empty Nest1991TV SeriesSecretary
Payback1991Dispatcher (as Lynne Stewart)
Pee-wee's Playhouse1986-1990TV SeriesMiss Yvonne / Yvona
The Golden Girls1990TV SeriesSister Anne
Night Court1990TV SeriesVanna Anders
On the Television1989TV SeriesVarious
TV 1011989TV SeriesReceptionist
The 'Burbs1989Voice-Over Actor (voice, as Lynne Stewart)
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse1988TV MovieMiss Yvonne (as Lynne Stewart)
Rain Man1988voice
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark1988Bartender (as Lynn Stewart)
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo1988TV SeriesAdditional Voices (voice)
Big Top Pee-wee1988Zelda the Bearded Lady
Moving1988Mrs. Seeger (as Lynne Stewart)
Superman1988TV SeriesJessica Morganberry
The Running Man1987Edith Wiggins (as Lynne Stewart)
Summer School1987Student
Jumpin' Jack Flash1986Karen
Children of a Lesser God1986Announcer (voice)
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985Mother Superior (as Lynne Stewart)
Remington Steele1983-1985TV SeriesReceptionist / Teller
Dynasty1984TV SeriesMaid
The Duck Factory1984TV Series
Weekend Pass1984Sookie Lane (as Lynne Stewart)
The Jeffersons1983TV SeriesLucille
Laverne & Shirley1977-1983TV SeriesBarbara Tedesco Marsha Louisa Bomanetta ...
One Day at a Time1982TV SeriesThe Real Estate Broker
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour1982TV SeriesShirley Feeney / Additional Voices
Madame's Place1982TV SeriesSonoko
Young Doctors in Love1982The Nurses - Thatcher
Laugh Trax1982TV Series
The Pee Wee Herman Show1981TV MovieMiss Yvonne
The Last Married Couple in America1980Receptionist
CHiPs1979TV SeriesNancy
Coming Attractions1978Budget Attendent (as Lynne Stewart)
Husbands, Wives & Lovers1978TV SeriesJoy Bellini
America 2-Night1978TV SeriesMary Marie Clark
Alice1977TV SeriesWoman #1
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden1977The Sisters
Cracking Up1977Kiamoka Wang
Quincy M.E.1977TV SeriesNurse
M*A*S*H1975-1977TV SeriesLt. Baker, RN / Lt. Clark, RN / Lt. Plummer, RN / ...
Hawaii Five-O1976TV SeriesWoman Detective
Tunnel Vision1976Marie (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?1975as Lynne Stewart
The New Temperatures Rising Show1973TV Series
American Graffiti1973Bobbie
Your Three Minutes Are Up1973Ibis Lady
Drive, He Said1971Cheerleader
Woman Child2016/IIShort post-productionMarcy Winecott
Comedy Bang! Bang!2013-2016TV SeriesBarbara Aukerman
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders2016Aunt Harriet (voice)
Izzie's Way Home2016Clara (voice)
Mike Tyson Mysteries2016TV SeriesBarb Kleffman
Go-Go Boy Interrupted2014-2016TV SeriesMom
Pee-wee's Big Holiday2016Jimmy
Other People2016/ILivia
2 Broke Girls2013-2016TV SeriesJune / Svetlana
Clinical Trials2015TV Mini-SeriesSookie Lane
Benched2014TV SeriesAnnie
Bingo Night2014ShortEthel
The Price We Pay2013ShortNanna
Parent News with Fred Willard: The Halloween Edition2013Short
Child of the '70s2013TV SeriesAnna Perdente
Parent News 2: What Is the Internet?2013ShortNora Dean
Parent News with Fred Willard2013Short
We've Got Balls2013Grandma Jean
Sparks2013/ISparks Grandmother
Good Luck Charlie2012TV SeriesGrandma
Austin & Ally2012TV SeriesMiss Suzy
I Love You Like Crazy2011ShortArt Therapist
Dating After Divorce2011TV SeriesSvetlana
dated.2011Video shortLynne
Bridesmaids2011/ILillian's Mom
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway2011TV MovieMiss Yvonne
State of the Union2010TV SeriesKaren / Make-up Artist #1
Intervention with Kristin Chenoweth2009Video shortMother
The Very Funny Show2007TV SeriesSick Mom
American Body Shop2007TV SeriesLynn
Barnyard2006Additional Barnyard Voices (voice)
Where There's a Will2006TV MovieHead Nurse (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
Curb Your Enthusiasm2005TV SeriesNurse in Nat's Room
The Bad Girl's Guide2005TV SeriesCathy
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesNurse
Significant Others2004TV SeriesEthan's Mom
Arrested Development2004TV SeriesJoyce
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover2004Roberta


The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway2011TV Movie adapted from "The Pee-wee Herman Show" written by - as Lynne Stewart
Pee-wee's Playhouse1989TV Series written by - 2 episodes


Driving Miss Daisy1989additional voice - as Lynne Stewart


Friend or Foe2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Judy Toll: The Funniest Woman You've Never Heard of2007DocumentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2001TV Series documentaryHerself


Won Awards

2013Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USAOutstanding Cast PerformanceWe've Got Balls (2013)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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