Blythe Danner (born February 3, 1943) is a prolific, Emmy-winning American actress who has appeared in numerous stage, screen, and film roles.
Danner was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a Quaker family of part Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry, the daughter of a bank executive. She has two brothers - opera singer/actor Harry Danner, and violin maker William Moennig (half-brother). She attended the private George School, in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Bard College, where she was graduated in 1965. She holds three honorary doctorates of fine arts from Bard, Williams College, and Hobart.