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Born: February 9, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1977:
Breakthrough role, as housewife turned prostitute Karen Wolek on the ABC soap "One Life to Live"
2007:
Co-starred in "Ira and Abby," a comedy feature co-starring, written and produced by Jennifer Westfeldt
1997:
Portrayed a suffocating mother in "Too Close to Home" opposite Rick Schroder
1989:
Portrayed Ryan White's mother Jeanne White in "The Ryan White Story," about the 13-year-old hemophiliac who contracted AIDS
2002:
Co-starred in the off-Broadway staging of "Sorrows & Rejoicings"
1998:
Filmed first feature role in the indie "Toscano"
1983:
First TV-movie, "Intimate Agony" (ABC)
1984:
Played assertive advertising executive Angela Bower opposite Tony Danza on the popular ABC sitcom "Who's the Boss?"
1999:
Returned to the NYC stage assuming the role of a cancer-stricken teacher in the Pulitzer Prize-winning off-Broadway play "Wit"
2006:
Played Claire Meade, the alcoholic mother of magazine editors Daniel and Alexis Meade on ABC's "Ugly Betty"; earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
2002:
Landed recurring role as a judge on the NBC drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
1970:
Made professional debut in "Richard III" at the California Shakespeare Festival
1971:
Acted in repertory companies based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Seattle, Washington
1975:
Made Broadway debut in a revival of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"
1993:
Played Dianne Doolan on the short-lived ABC sitcom "Phenom"
1998:
Starred on the short-lived CBS sitcom "The Simple Life"
2010:
Cast as the famed football coach's wife in the Broadway production of Eric Simonson's "Lombardi"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
2012:
Co-starred with Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, and Stockard Channing in the critically acclaimed play "Other Desert Cities" on Broadway
1996:
Made producing debut with the CBS drama "A Husband, a Wife and a Lover"'; also starred

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