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||April 9, 1939
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||Washington, Washington D.C., USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Appeared in the McCarter Theater production of Edward Albee's "All Over"
Played Suzanne Somers mother in "Keeping Secrets"; Helen Hunt's mother'in-law in miniseries "Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Smart Story"
Starred in ABC sitcom "Living Dolls"
As an adolescent, grew up in Austria while her father worked there as a US government employee
Co-starred in the Broadway revival of "The Best Man"
Had starring role in the CBS medical series "Nurse"; won fourth Emmy
Made TV-movie debut, "It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy" (ABC)
Became company member of the American Conservatory Theatre, appeared in
Moved with Donat to San Francisco
Starred as Olivia Walton on TV series "The Waltons" (CBS); won three Emmy Awards
Began career in show business as an apprentice at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut; met future husband Peter Donat
Reprised role of Olivia Walton in TV-movie reunion specials in 1993, 1995 and 1997
Returned to series TV in the short-lived ABC medical drama "Hothouse"