Belinda Balaski

Belinda Balaski
Born (1947-12-08) December 8, 1947
Inglewood, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1974–present

Belinda Balaski (born December 8, 1947 in Inglewood, California) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her large supporting role in Joe Dante's The Howling (1981), and has continued to appear in most of Dante's films including an important role in Piranha and cameos in Gremlins, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Matinee, and Small Soldiers. She co-stars in Food of the Gods and Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw both featuring Marjoe Gortner, and in Roger Corman's Cannonball! (directed by Paul Bartel) she plays navigator to Robert Carradine in a cross-country car race.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1974 Black Eye Mary
1976 Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw Essie Beaumont
1976 The Food of the Gods Rita
1976 Cannonball Maryann
1978 Till Death Anne Ryan
1978 Piranha Betsy
1979 Up Yours Helen
1981 The Howling Terry Fisher
1984 Gremlins Mrs. Joe Harris
1985 Explorers Voice
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Bernice Pitnik Segments: Critics' Corner and Roast Your Loved One
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch Movie Theatre Mom
1993 Matinee Stan's Mom
1997 American Perfekt Rita
1998 Small Soldiers Neighbor
2001 The Vampire Hunters Club Vampire Mother Short
? Blackstar Canyon Marie Cochran


Year Title Role Notes
1974 The F.B.I. Sue 1 Episode, The Two Million Dollar Hit
1974 The Cowboys Obie Graff 1 Episode, Requiem for a Lost Son
1974 Locusts Janet Willimer TV Movie
1974 ABC Afterschool Specials Cindy Britton 1 Episode, Runaways
1975 ABC's Wide World of Entertainment Beckie 1 Episode, The Werewolf of Woodstock
1975 Baretta Nicole 1 Episode, Ragtime Billy Peaches
1975 S.W.A.T. Judy Collins 1 Episode, A Coven of Killers
1975 Force Five Ginger TV Movie
1975 Death Scream Jenny Storm TV Movie
1977 Starsky and Hutch M.E. Ginny Simpson 1 Episode, The Velvet Jungle
1977 The Fantastic Journey Arla 1 Episode, An Act of Love
1977 Having Babies II Ann TV Movie
1978 Charlie's Angels Sue Kantrelle 1 Episode, Angels on the Run
1979 How the West Was Won Missy 1 Episode, The Innocent
1979 Vega$ Lucille 1 Episode, The Visitor
1979 Mrs. R's Daughter Lynn Hollister TV Movie
1983 The A-Team Jimmy's Mother 1 Episode, Labor Pains
1984 Anatomy of an Illness TV Movie
1984 ABC Weekend Specials Margaret Landry 1 Episode, Henry Hamilton Graduate Ghost
1985 Matt Houston Lois 1 Episode, Death Watch
1985 Hunter Judy 1 Episode, Fire Man
1986 Simon & Simon Darlene Cooper 1 Episode, Family Forecast
1986 ABC Afterschool Specials Anna 1 Episode, Are You My Mother?
1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special Helen Green 1 Episode, My Dissident Mom
1987 Deadly Care Terry TV Movie
1987 Proud Men Nell TV Movie
1988 Our House Mrs. Caulder 1 Episode, Artful Dodging
1988 Santa Barbara Joan Stiller 1 Episode, Episode #1.956
1989 Falcon Crest Dr. Stephanie Ambrose 3 Episodes
1990 Father Dowling Mysteries Scrub Nurse 1 Episode, The Medical Mystery
1991 - 1992 Eerie, Indiana Mother / Winifred Swanson 2 Episodes
1992 FBI: The Untold Stories 1 Episode, Operation Lemonade
1992 Reasonable Doubts Phyllis Cleary 1 Episode, Mercury in Retrograde
1992 - 1996 Baywatch Cleo Jennings / Worried Mother 2 Episodes
1994 Runaway Daughters Mrs. Nicholson TV Movie
1996 Seduced by Madness:The Diane Borchardt Story Principal TV Mini-Series
1997 The Second Civil War Graphic Designer TV Movie
1998 The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy Barterer's Wife TV Movie


  1. Staff, (3 February 2015). "Belinda Balaski | Biography and Filmography | 1947".

External links

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/17/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.