Photos: Ten Colorado-connected funny people
Mary Jo Catlett:
|Mary Jo Catlett.|
A Colorado Springs native, Bishop first made her mark as an original cast member in A Chorus Line, launching her on a career that's included work on the stage, as well as screens of assorted sizes. She's appeared in movies such as An Unmarried Woman and Dirty Dancing, but she earned her place on this list because of her hilariously brittle performances in two TV series: Gilmore Girls, where she played the most-often steely matriarch of the clan, and the current ABC Family program Bunheads, created by Gilmore auteur Amy Sherman-Palladino. If you miss the former, check out the latter no matter your age.
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