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Born: April 9, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, An (2009)
Young Chrissa finds the transition difficult when she moves to Minnesota and must assimilate into a new school in the middle of the year. She must find strength within to combat the bullies who torment her.
2.
Loggerheads (2005) as Cast
Three people's stories take place at different times over a Mother's Day weekend. In the first, a drifter named Mark, who is fascinated with loggerhead sea turtles, comes to a quiet coastal town in North Carolina to preserve the endangered creatures. There he meets a businessman who gives him the s
3.
Father For Brittany, A (1998) as Edna Humphries
Heartbroken by the medical confirmation of her sterility, Kim Lussier appeals to her husband Keith to pursue an immediate adoption. Keith, unsure that he is ready to become a father, tries to delay the process before reluctantly yielding to Kim's pleas. As the Lussiers prepare for the arrival of the
4.
Alarmist, The (1997) as Beth Hudler
Comedy about a home security salesman who finds out his boss is robbing people to ignite business.
5.
Walton Easter, A (1997) as Olivia Walton
Set during Easter 1970, the Walton family reunites to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of John and Olivia. John-Boy, a television commentator and author, and his pregnant wife, Janet, travel from their home in New York City to join all his brothers and sisters and their families as they gather
6.
Walton Wedding, A (1995) as Olivia Walton
John-Boy Walton gets engaged to the daughter of a U.S. ambassador, and members of the bride-to-be's sophisticated New York family find they have much in common with the down-to-earth people of Walton's Mountain. But complications threaten to cancel the wedding.
7.
Curse of the Dragon (1993) as Vivian Emery
Biopic on the late martial arts film star, Bruce Lee.
8.
Walton Thanksgiving Reunion, A (1993) as Olivia Walton
A television movie based on the series, "The Waltons," which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1981. Set 20 years after the final series episode, the Waltons assemble for Thanksgiving in 1963 and reflect on how the assassination of President John Kennedy has affected them.
9.
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) as Vivian Emery
Biopic on the late martial arts film star, Bruce Lee.
10.
Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991) as Irene Colburn
A television movie based on a true story about a mother and son who are shot during a store hold-up and the effect it has on their family.
11.
Murder in New Hampshire (1991) as Judy Smart
Based on the true story of a 23-year-old New Hampshire high school teacher who was arrested along with her 16-year-old lover and two of his friends, for the murder of her husband.
12.
Keeping Secrets (1991) as Marion Mahoney
Based on actress Suzanne Somers's autobiography, "Keeping Secrets," in which she tells how she was emotionally abused by her alcoholic father.
13.
Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (1990) as Mike Yardner
A television movie sequel based on the long-running CBS series, "Gunsmoke." Matt Dillon attempts to rescue his daughter, whom he has never seen, from her Apache captors.
14.
Roots: The Gift (1988) as Amelia Parker
Continuing the stories of Kunta Kinte and Fiddler from the 1977 miniseries "Roots," the two slaves visit a nearby plantation with their master where the slaves are planning an escape on Christmas Eve.
15.
Mercy Or Murder (1987) as Skipper
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing.
16.
Deadly Business, A (1986) as Ann Behrens
A television movie based on the true story of Harold Kaufman, whose undercover work for the FBI exposed corruption and the involvment of organized crime in the handling of lethal toxic wastes.
17.
Power (1986) as Governor Andrea Sandard
Pete St. John is the image advisor to conservative candidate Jerome Cade who is running for the Senate seat once held by Pete's friend Sam Hastings. Pete's investigation into Cade's background results in retaliation and Pete suspects corruption.
18.
Parade, The (1984) as Rachel Kirby
Michael Learned finds that her life in a small Kansas town and those of her mother (Geraldine Page) and her daughter (Rosanna Arquette) are thrown into turmoil with the unexpected return of her drifter husband (Frederic Forrest) after seven years in prison. The drama is played out against the prepar
19.
Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain (1982) as Olivia Walton
The second of three TV-movies inspired by the long-running series briefly returns Olivia Walton from the tubercular sanatorium to which she had retreated toward the end of the initial series (when actress Michael Learned decided to leave the show) in order to help three of her daughters cope with as
20.
Nurse (1980) as Mary Benjamin
In her pilot to a post "Waltons" series, Michael Learned stars as a recently widowed woman, confronted with her son's departure for college, resuming her career as head nurse in a Manhattan hospital. The critically acclaimed, New York-filmed series followed but failed to attract a large-enough follo
21.
Touched By Love (1980) as Dr Bell
Lena Canada is a therapist who is working with Karen, a cerebral palsy patient who is a wheelchair-bound, and is possibly also autistic. As a way to bring Karen back into the world, Lena has her start writing pen pal letters to her favorite celebrity, Elvis Presley.
22.
Christmas Without Snow, A (1980) as Zoe Jensen
Sentimental holiday tale of a divorcee from San Francisco who moves to a small Nebraska town with her son to start a new life and joins the church choir that is under the strict leadership of a perfectionist director who is striving for a professional level presentaion of Handel's "Messiah."
23.
Off The Minnesota Strip (1980) as Hughlene Johansen
A teenage runaway attempts to readjust to home and family after having worked the streets of New York as a hooker and tries desperately to gain her parents' understanding and love. David Chase won the Emmy for his original script.
24.
Little Mo (1978) as Eleanor "Teach" Tennant
A fact-based drama about the tennis great who, as a teenager, was the first woman to win the Grand Slam of Tennis, became world-renowned as "Little Mo," and died of cancer in 1969 at the age of thirty-four. Anne Baxter replaced Lana Turner in the part of Maureen's mother.
25.
Widow (1976) as Lynn Caine
A drama about a woman with two children who tries to adjust emotionally after the sudden death of her husband.
26.
It Couldn't Happen To A Nicer (1974) as Janet Walters
A comedy about a mild-mannered man who cries "Rape!" and can't convince anybody he was seduced and abandoned on a lonely highway by a gorgeous woman with a Cadillac and a gun.
27.
Hurricane (1974) as Lee Jackson
In this film hurricane hunters Hagman and Milner are in a desperate race to avoid disaster as a violent storm threatens to devastate a Gulf Coast town.
28.
Helpin Melwyn (1900)
With their factory facing closure, a group of female cornish pasty workers try to save their jobs.

Cast (special)

29.
TV Moms at Home (1999)
A look inside the homes of television moms, including the homes of Doris Roberts, Estelle Harris, Isabel Sanford, Michael Learned, JoMarie Payton and Renee Taylor.
30.
American Revolution, The (1994) as Voice Of Abigail Adams
Three-part documentary series on the American Revolution, featuring dramatic re-enactments of battles of the War.
31.
48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A live presentation of the annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the theater.
32.
ABC's Comedy Sneak Peek (1989)
Preview of ABC's new comedy series for the 1989-90 season, hosted by Bob Uecker.
33.
All My Sons (1987) as Kate Keller
An adaptation of Arthur Miller's 1947 play about a family in turmoil because of the father's dishonesty and compromise. Joe Keller was a war profiteer and his partner went to jail for selling defective parts to the Army while Joe was absolved. Joe's older son was killed in the war, yet Kate Keller,
34.
Picnic (1986) as Rosemary Sydney
A tape of a production of Inge's play at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, airing as part ot the "Broadway On Showtime" series. The play deals with two sisters, Madge and Millie, as they prepare for the annual Labor Day picnic. The sisters' lives are suddenly intruded upon by a drifer named Hal,
35.
Statesman, The (1975) as Sara Bache
The fourth and final installment of a four-part special series dramatizing of the life of Benjamin Franklin. The program relates Franklin's efforts to help devise and institute a government for the new nation in the aftermath of victory in the War of Independence.
36.
Dean Martin's California Christmas (1975)
A Christmas special from Malibu and Hidden Valley, California.

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