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Name  Johanna Day
Role  Television actress
Parents  Eileen Day, Walter Day

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Born  1964Winchester, Virginia
Movies  Unbreakable, The Exonerated, The Trap, My Name Is David, The Breatharians
Awards  Obie Award for Performance, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play
Similar People  Maddie Corman, Annaleigh Ashford, Mary‑Louise Parker, Rita Wilson, M Night Shyamalan

Johanna Day (born 1964) is an American stage and television actress.


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Johanna Day won the Helen Hayes Award as Leading Actress in a Resident Play for her starring role in the 2006 Arena Stage production of The Rainmaker.

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In 2008 she was a nominee for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her role of Ann in the Second Stage Theatre production of Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry.

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In 2000 she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in Proof.

In 2017 she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Sweat.


Johanna was born 1963 in Winchester, Virginia and grew up in Rappahannock County, Virginia. She is the daughter and ninth child of Eileen Mitchell Day of Sperryville and Walter Day of Flint Hill. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1984.


In August 2013 Johanna Day costarred with Reg Rogers in the world premiere of Carly Mensch’s play Oblivion at the Westport Country Playhouse.

She costarred with Amelia Campbell in Penn State Centre Stage 2013 production of David Lindsay-Abaire's play Good People.

She appeared with Tracy Letts and Parker Posey in the world premiere of Will Eno's play The Realistic Joneses on April 20, 2012 at the Yale Repertory Theatre.

She appeared as Barbara Fordham in the 2007 performance of August: Osage County at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway and played Claire in the 2000 production of David Auburn's Proof at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

  • 2010 Middletown, by Will Eno, Vineyard Theatre
  • 2010 Oliver Parker!, by Elizabeth Meriwether, Cherry Lane Theater
  • 2008 Almost an Evening, by Ethan Coen, Atlantic Theater Company
  • 2007 Peter and Jerry, by Edward Albee, Second Stage Theatre
  • 2006 Satellites, by Diana Son, Public Theater
  • 2006 The Rainmaker, by N. Richard Nash, Arena Stage
  • 2002 Bliss, by Ben Bettenbender, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
  • 2002 Helen, by Ellen McLaughlin, The Public Theater
  • 1998 Once in a Lifetime, by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman, Linda Gross Theater
  • 1997 How I Learned to Drive, by Paula Vogel, Century Center for the Performing Arts
  • 1996 Blue Window, by Craig Lucas, New York City Center Stage
  • 1994 3 Postcards, by Craig Lucas & Craig Carnelia, Circle in the Square Theatre
  • Television

    Joanna Day has frequently appeared in guest roles on television dramas including on Alpha House, Madam Secretary, Elementary, Masters of Sex, The Americans, Royal Pains, Fringe, Judging Amy, All My Children, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, The Americans, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She appeared in the 2011 television short Henry.

    She is especially known for her role of Marilyn Stafford on the daytime TV drama All My Children.


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