Sondra James Dies: ‘Joker’ And ‘Sick Of It’ Actor, Sound Department Veteran Was 82

Sondra James Dies: ‘Joker’ And ‘Sick Of It’ Actor, Sound Department Veteran Was 82
Sondra James, a character actor who has appeared in film, TV and onstage over the past four decades with the likes of Ben Affleck, Robert De Niro, Christopher Lloyd, Mike Birbiglia and Joaquin Phoenix in his Oscar-winning role in 2019’s Joker, died September 12 in her native New York City after a five-month battle with lung cancer. She was 82.

The news was confirmed Monday by her manager Carolyn Anthony of Anthony & Associates Ltd.

James, made her feature film debut in Woody Allen’s 1995 pic Mighty Aphrodite, setting off a string of big-screen acting and voice credits that included Alfie, Taking Woodstock, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, The Dictator, Robots, Don’t Think Twice, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Climb and as Dr. Sally in Todd Phillips’ Joker.

Her last film credit is a role in the George Clooney-directed The Tender Bar, starring Affleck and Lloyd and due out next year.

On TV, James’ credits included Law & Order,
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