Blythe Danner is an American actress, known on Will & Grace for her role as Marilyn Truman, the mother of Will Truman.


From 2001 to 2006, Danner played the role of Marilyn Truman, for which she was nominated for two Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

She appeared in a total of eleven episodes.


  • She is known for her trademark husky voice and tendency to portray rich, sophisticated women.
  • She frequently works with Woody Allen.
  • She is the mother of Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow.

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