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Born: January 22, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Saving Grace B. Jones (2012)
Landy and Bea Britthorse have their life turned upside down when Landy's sister Grace is released from the local asylum and comes to live with them.
2.
Another Harvest Moon (2011)
Four elderly Americans cope with life in a nursing home. Frank, Ella, Alice and June gather each morning for a game of cards. They have become like family to one another, offering unyielding support, constant bickering and strong opinions about life, death and everything in between. One morning Fran
3.
Hesher (2010)
A comedic, dark fairy tale about an eccentric, unhinged drifter who appears out of nowhere to help a struggling family deal with loss in the most unconventional of ways.
4.
Hounddog (2007)
In rural Alabama in the late 1950s, spirited young girl Lewellen struggles to rise above the repression that surrounds her. Lewellen lives with her stern religious zealot grandmother, Grammie, but spends most of her time down the hill with her much-adored Daddy in his falling down shack. Daddy is wi
5.
Dead Girl, The (2006)
The murdered body of a young woman named Krista is found by Arden, a lonesome caretaker living with her irascible mother. This leads to Leah, a forensics graduate student whose sister went missing as a child, stumbling upon possible closure when Krista's body appears on her gurney. The story continu
6.
Eulogy (2004) as Charlotte "Grandma" Collins
When three generations of a dysfunctional family gather in Rhode Island to bury the family patriarch, members of the Collins clan are at each other's throats in no time. Son Daniel is a secret porn actor, and daughter Lucy is a lesbian. Lucy totes along her lover Judy to the outrage of Lucy's aggres
7.
Midwives (2001) as Cheryl Visco
Adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel about Sibyl Danforth, a midwife from a small Vermont village who faces the nightmare of having to choose a baby's survival over that of a mother's and is then charged with involuntary manslaughter. The story is told through the eyes of Danforth's daughter.<P>Syb
8.
Last Brickmaker in America, The (2001) as Ruth Anne
Henry Cobb, a master brickmaker, restores his own damaged soul through an unlikely friendship with a troubled young boy.<P>Henry, a warm and honest man, has worked his family brickyard for 57 years. From dusk to dawn every day but Sunday, every week of the year, he has proudly put his blood and swea
9.
Possessed (2000) as Aunt Hanna
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
10.
Mao Game, The (1999)
A young movie star moves in with his terminally ill grandmother and comes to terms with his dysfunctional Hollywood family.
11.
Palmer's Pick-Up (1999) as Evangelist
A couple of suburban truck drivers are hired to drive from California to Florida to transport a box which contains Satan, preparing to launch Armageddon on an unsuspecting world on New Year's Day. Along the way, they run into a gay ex-con, a TV star and a set of conjoined twins, all trying to save t
12.
St. Patrick's Day (1999) as Mary Pat
During a family reunion, the matriarch of an Irish-American clan in Connecticut throws the family into a state of shock when she announces that she is giving up drinking... and expects her family to do the same for the rest of the weekend.
13.
Inherit the Wind (1999) as Sarah Brady
Television movie based on the 1925 Scopes "monkey trial." Schoolmaster Bertram Cates is put on trial for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to students in rural Tennessee. Prosecuting Cates is three-time presidential nominee, self-appointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Harri
14.
Faculty, The (1998) as Mrs Olson
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
15.
Christmas Memory, A (1997) as Jennie
Holiday drama based on Truman Capote's short story about a young boy's friendship with his much older cousin as they prepare for their last Christmas together in late November 1934. Buddy has been raised by his older cousins in a quaint community in Alabama where his mother left him two years ago. T
16.
Horton Foote's Alone (1997) as Lillie Dawson
Farmer and recent widower John Webb is suddenly offered money for the mineral rights to his land by a Texas oil man. Webb's nephews, Carl and Gus, Jr., become excited by the proposition since they own 50% of the land's mineral rights after receiving an earlier inheritance from their father. The neph
17.
In the Blink of an Eye (1996) as Kay Trafero
A woman learns her childhood friend has been sentenced to death for murders she says she didn't commit, and goes to extraordinary lengths to prove her friend's innocence. Based on a true story.
18.
Road to Galveston, The (1996) as Wanda Kirkman
A widow devastated by the death of her husband tries to rebuild her life and save her farm by turning the homestead into a nursing home for three women with Alzheimer's disease.
19.
Crossing Guard, The (1995) as Helen Booth
It's been six years since the lives of Freddy Gale and John Booth collided in a single act of destiny--a chance incident that sentenced Booth to prison, and turned Freddy's life into a living hell driven by a single objective: revenge. Booth is set free and Freddy springs into action. As the clock ticks toward their imminent confrontation, Freddy sorts out his relationship with his ex-wife, who has traveled a different path to cope with her ruined marriage, while Booth, struggling to justify his own right to go on living, finds solace in the gentle spirit of a young painter.
20.
Fighting For My Daughter (1995) as Judge Edna Burton
A woman poses as a hooker in order to find her daughter and save her from a life of prostitution. Inspired by actual events.
21.
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Dolly Talbo
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
22.
Devil's Bed, The (1994) as Ellis
A love triangle involving a woman and two brothers and the tragedy which results when secret passions are revealed. Set in the American West.
23.
Love, Lies and Lullabies (1993) as Margaret Kinsey
A woman fights to overcome her drug addiction in order to regain custody of her baby from government social service agencies.
24.
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) as Georgia
Two elderly, retired men become friends despite their dissimilarities. As they are invigorated and challenged by the time they spend together, they come to new insights about themselves and the women who occupy various roles in their lives.
25.
Trauma (1993) as Adriana Petrescu
The mentally and emotionally distraught daughter of Rumanian immigrants (who make their living doing seances) becomes the object of interest for a television reporter. One night after a particularly disturbing seance, a serial killer with a penchant for decapitation strikes the girl's parents, openi
26.
Rich in Love (1992) as Vera Delmage
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
27.
Storyville (1992) as Constance Fowler
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
28.
Other People's Money (1991) as Bea Sullivan
Story of a Wall Street magnate who tries to take over a small New England company.
29.
Rising Son (1990) as Martha Robinson
A father is forced to re-examine his relationship with his son while facing a major crisis of his own. The young man returns home from college to heated tensions with his father, who may lose his job when the local factory unexpectedly announces cutbacks.
30.
Mother, Mother (1989)
Short dramatic feature telling the story of a man with AIDS, estranged from his mother. The mother of his lover, who has died of AIDS, helps to reconcile the man and his mother.
31.
Dream a Little Dream (1989) as Gena Ettinger
An elderly couple find themselves trapped in the bodies of two teenagers.
32.
Tiger Warsaw (1988) as Frances Warsaw
A young ex-con returns to his home to patch things up with his family.
33.
Go Toward the Light (1988) as Margo--Ben'S Grandmother
A television movie, based on fact, about the Madison family and their struggle to cope with the knowledge that their young son, a hemophiliac, has contracted AIDS.
34.
Appointment With Death (1988) as Emily Boynton
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
35.
Distortions (1987) as Margot
36.
Promise (1986) as Annie Gilbert
A television movie about Bob, a man who returns home for his mother's funeral knowing he must fulfill a promise made 30 years ago: to care for his younger brother, D.J., who suffers from schizophrenia. When Bob eventually takes over responsibility for his younger brother, he faces the most difficult
37.
Children Of A Lesser God (1986) as Mrs Norman
A teacher at a school for the deaf marries a rebellious pupil.
38.
Toughlove (1985) as Darlene Marsh
Distraught parents are forced by their rebellious teenaged children to resort to extreme measures -- even at the risk of losing them forever. They turn to their local Toughlove family support program in the desperate hope of an eleventh-hour solution.
39.
Return to Oz (1985) as Aunt Em
Dorothy returns to he magical land only to find it in ruin and under the control of an evil empire.
40.
Love, Mary (1985) as Christine Groda
This television movie is based on the events in the life of a nearly illiterate teenager who, against all odds, went from reform school inmate to award-winning medical student and resident physician by age thirty-five.
41.
Mae West (1982) as Matilda West
Ann Jillian's portrait of legendary actress Mae West in this customarily white-washed TV biography, covering her flamboyant career through her triumphant Broadway return in "Diamond Lil" in 1948, won her an Emmy Award nomination. James Brolin plays Mae West's long-time lover and manager, Jim Timony,
42.
Bunker, The (1981) as Magda Goebbels
Anthony Hopkins won the Emmy as Outstanding Actor for his portrayal of Adolph Hitler in this dramatization by prolific John Gay of James P. O'Donnell's book depicting the events surrounding Der Fuehrer's final days in and around his underground hideout. Piper Laurie's Magda Goebbels earned her an E
43.
Skag (1980) as Jo Skagska
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
44.
Tim (1979) as Mary Horton
A simple builder's laborer falls in love with a woman who offers him yard work.
45.
Rainbow (1978) as Ethel Gumm
A musical drama tracing the life of a young Judy Garland (ages 10 to 17) during her rise from struggling vaudeville performer to the star of "The Wizard of Oz." Cinematographer Howard R. Schwartz received an Emmy Award for his contribution.
46.
Boss' Son, The (1978)
Bobby Rose starts working on the delivery vans in his father's carpet factory. Included in his new group of work friends is a driver who is suspected of stealing. When an investigation into the crime starts, Bobby finds himself in the uncomfortable position of siding with his father and against his
47.
Ruby (1977) as Ruby Claire
Sixteen years after Ruby Claire's gangster boyfriend was shot and killed by four associates, a series of gruesome murders takes place at the drive-in movie theatre she now owns. Meanwhile, the behaviour of her mute daughter Leslie is becoming increasingly strange and a visiting psychic claims that forces from beyond are out for revenge.
48.
In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan (1977) as Julie Quinlan
A fact-based drama about the ordeal of a New Jersey couple over whether to keep their comatose teenage daughter alive on life-supporting machines or let her die with dignity. (The girl lapsed into a coma in the spring of 1975, and lived for another decade.)
49.
Carrie (1976) as Margaret White
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
50.
The Hustler (1961) as Sarah Packard
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
51.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Mina Van Runkel
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
52.
Until They Sail (1957) as Delia Leslie
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
53.
Smoke Signal (1955) as Laura Evans
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
54.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Sarah Hatfield
55.
Johnny Dark (1954) as Liz Kent
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
56.
Dangerous Mission (1954) as Louise Graham
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
57.
Dawn at Socorro (1954) as Rannah Hayes
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
58.
The Golden Blade (1953) as Khairuzan
Harum (Rock Hudson) is a fearless man of the people who comes to Bagdad to avenge the murder of his father and meets Krairuzan (Piper Laurie), a princess disguised as a commoner, working against a plot by a band of evil schemers trying to do away with her father, the Caliph. She gives Harum a golden sword which, in his hands, makes him invincible. Harum uses the sword in the name of justice and is doing quite well until a duplicate sword is placed in his scabbard during one of his off-guard moments, and he winds up in chains.
59.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Angelique Dureau
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
60.
No Room for the Groom (1952) as Lee Kingshead
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
61.
Son of Ali Baba (1952) as Princess Azura, also known as Kiki
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
62.
Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952) as Millie Blaisdell
Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and he wants to test his family before leaving his money to them. He anonymously grants them $100,000. Harriet Blaisdell moves the family into a mansion and makes plans to marry her daughter Millicent off to a socialite rather than her soda jerk boyfriend Dan.
63.
64.
Francis Goes to the Races (1951) as Frances Travers
65.
The Milkman (1950) as Chris Abbott
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
66.
Louisa (1950) as Cathy Norton
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?

Cast (special)

67.
Paul Newman - Bravo Profile (2001) as Interviewee
Bravo profile of actor Paul Newman.
68.
Tyrone Power: The Last Idol (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Tyrone Power.
69.
49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1992)
A presentation of the 49th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring special achievement in film and television.
70.
Winterset (1959) as Miriamme
The story of a man and his attempts to clear the name of his father, who was executed for a murder he did not commit.
71.
Twelfth Night (1957) as Viola
The story of a young woman who poses as a boy and the complications that ensue when another young woman becomes infatuated with her, thinking she is the handsomest young fellow she's ever set eyes on.
72.
Broadway (1955) as Billie Moore
The story of a nightclub dancer who becomes involved in the murder of a gangster. Based on the 1926 Broadway play by Philip Dunning and George Abbott.

Cast (special)

73.
Dean Koontz's Intensity (1997) as Miriam Braynard
Two-part miniseries based on Dean Koontz's novel, "Intensity." When Chyna Shepherd is coaxed into spending Thanksgiving with her friend Laura's family, she can't stop thinking about her own horrific childhood. Relaxing for the first time into the normality of a loving family holiday, her happiness i

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