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WIFD member Libby Villari shares her career-changing story with WFAA-TV

Monday, February 27, 2017 3:18 PM | Lisha Brock (Administrator)

Prior to our Saturday Brunch, our guest panelist and award-winning actress Libby Villari was interviewed by WFAA-TV about her Oscar experience with the film BOYHOOD.

The interview can be viewed at this link.


Libby Villari, a veteran actress of stage and screen, graduated with honors from North Texas University with a BA in theater and has made over 35 films and several television shows. She is best known for her four year run as Mayor Rodell on the acclaimed television series FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, and as Grandmother in Richard Linklater’s ground breaking, 12 years in the making film BOYHOOD that won Best Picture at the Golden Globes, Spirit and SAG Awards in 2015. Her television work also includes GREY’S ANATOMY, CHASE, WALKER TEXAS RANGER and more. She’s played mom to Patricia Arquette, Renee Zelweger and Elijah Wood, and worked with such acclaimed directors as Robert Altman, Clint Eastwood, Alan Parker, Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater and Peter Berg.  She is represented by Progressive Talent in Los Angeles, The People Store in Atlanta, and The Collier Agency in Austin, and managed by The Green Room in L.A. and New York. She recently returned to the stage to play Ann Richards in ANN at River City Repertory Theater in Shreveport. She splits her time between Los Angeles and her home on a beautiful lake outside Fort Worth. 

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