Blythe Danner

Blythe Danner biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Blythe Katherine Danner Paltrow


actress, celeb's relative

Birth Date

February 3, 1943


78 years

Zodiac Sign



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


George High School; Bard College



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Blythe Danner family members

Father's Name

Harry Earl Danner

Mother's Name

Katharine Kile

Siblings names

Harry Danner (brother), William Moennig (half-brother)

Is Blythe Danner a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Blythe Danner marital status?


Who is Blythe Danner husband?

Bruce Paltrow (till his death)

When did get married?

December 14, 1969

How many children does she have?

2 (daughter Gwyneth Paltrow and son Jake Paltrow)

Blythe Danner relatives


Although the younger movie lovers know Blythe just as a mother of a popular actress Gwyneth Paltrow, their mothers and grandmothers remember her as a talented and popular performer, too. She took part in filming of such shows as “Will & Grace”, “Meet the Parents”, “I’ll See You in My Dreams” and many others. For her great work she got numerous awards, including two prestigious Primetime Emmy Awards.

Blythe was born in a friendly family of Katharine and Harry Danner. Her father served as a bank executive. She grew up with a brother and a half-brother from maternal side.

Blythe graduated from George High School and continued studying arts at Bard College. She began career of an actress with theater productions and in 1972 participated in her first big screen movie, named “To Kill a Clown”. Then she took part in many hit TV series and films, the most successful of which are “Tattingers”, “Patrick Melrose” (miniseries starring Benedict Cumberbatch), “The Last Kiss” (with Zach Braff and Casey Affleck) and many others.

Although her work of an actress has always been important for Blythe Danner and she put lots of efforts to develop her talent and improve her skills for new projects, she always had time for a family life. During many years she was married to a film director and producer Bruce Paltrow and they brought up two gifted kids, one of which is the fabulous actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

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