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Loanne Bishop

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Occupation  Actress
Years active  1979–present

Name  Loanne Bishop
Role  Actress
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Born  November 10, 1955 (age 60) (1955-11-10)
Nominations  Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Movies  Don Jon, Tiger Orange, Kiss the Girls, Spectres
Similar People  Sloane Avery, Antoinette Kalaj, Gary Fleder, Joseph Gordon‑Levitt, Phil Leirness

Loanne Bishop (born November 10, 1955) is an American actress, of film and television.



Loanne Bishop started her acting career in 1979 appearing mostly in television series. Most notably she played the character of Rose Kelly in numerous episodes of the famous TV daytime soap opera General Hospital from 1980 until 1984. Rose ran Kelly's Diner on the waterfront with her husband, Paddy Kelly.

In 1985 she landed a part in the made-for-TV movie Hostage Flight which fomented a well-publicized controversy when first aired by NBC in November of the same year. In it she played a flight attendant on a hijacked US domestic flight who is viciously murdered in flight by one of the terrorists.

From 1987 until 1988 she appeared in 18 episodes of Santa Barbara. Until present Bishop's main body of work continues to be in television, mostly guest starring in episodes of numerous well-known, successful TV series, with supplementary work in film.


  • The Call (2013)(TV movie) as Lorraine Parker
  • Mad Men (TV series) as Barb (1 episode, 2013)
  • 101 Ways to Get Rejected (TV series) as McKenzie's Mom (1 episode, 2013)
  • Don Jon (2013) as Barbara's Mom
  • Days of Our Lives (TV series) as Mrs. Carlisle (1 episode, 2012)
  • The Closer (TV series) as Mrs. Gates (1 episode, 2011)
  • Body of Proof (TV series) as Liz Green (2 episodes, 2011)
  • Better with You (TV series) as Elaine Dickinson (3 episodes, 2011)
  • Big Love (TV series) as Nurse (1 episode, 2011)
  • Glee (TV series) as Waitress (1 episode, 2010)
  • Without a Trace (TV series) as Mrs. Feretti (1 episode, 2009)
  • Close to Home (TV series) as Melinda Joffe (1 episode, 2006)
  • Justice (TV series) as Mrs. Diggs (1 episode, 2006)
  • Monk (TV series) as Alumni Chairwoman (1 episode, 2006)
  • In Justice (TV series) as Rita Stillwell (1 episode, 2006)
  • Cold Case (TV series) as Mrs. Atwater (1 episode, 2004)
  • Spectres (2004) as Suzanne
  • Malcolm in the Middle (TV series) as Woman (1 episode, 2003)
  • Threat Matrix (TV series) as Doctor (1 episode, 2003)
  • The District (TV series) as Commander Sarah Ochoa (2 episodes, 2003)
  • The Practice (TV series) as Christina Wayne (1 episode, 2003)
  • Dragnet (TV series) as Brenda Hollister (1 episode, 2003)
  • MDs (TV series) as Soccer Mom (1 episode, 2002)
  • Alabama Dreams (TV series) as Tilly Sims (1 episode, 2001)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV series) as 911 Operator (voice) (1 episode, 2001)
  • Family Law (TV series) as Female Wildlife Warden (1 episode, 2000)
  • 7th Heaven (TV series) as Sharon (1 episode, 2000)
  • Kiss the Girls (1997) as Kate's Nurse
  • Three Wishes (1995) as Bystander
  • Step by Step (TV series) as Becky Ann Covington (1 episode, 1995)
  • The Middle Passage (1994)
  • Kalifornia (1993) as Female Officer
  • The Wonder Years (TV series) as Class President (1 episode, 1993)
  • Baby of the Bride (1991)(TV movie) as Nurse (uncredited)
  • False Arrest (1991) (TV movie) as Nurse #2
  • Hooperman (TV series) as Frankie Childs (1 episode, 1989)
  • Santa Barbara (TV series) as Rita Grant (18 episodes, 1987–1988)
  • Hill Street Blues (TV series) as Billie Jo (1 episode, 1987)
  • Hill Street Blues (TV series) as Mrs. Metcalf (1 episode, 1987)
  • Hostage Flight (1985) (TV movie) as Colette
  • General Hospital (TV series) as Rose Kelly (unknown episodes, 1980–1984)
  • Barnaby Jones (TV series) as Laurie (1 episode, 1980)
  • Mrs. Columbo (TV series) as Young Woman (1 episode, 1979)
  • References

    Loanne Bishop Wikipedia

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