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Born: April 3, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved to New York to continue stage career
1965:
Broadway debut, "Cactus Flower"
1966:
Film debut in "Hot Rod Hullabaloo"
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Played Judith Cole on daytime soap, "Love of Life" (CBS)
1967:
Landed role in Norman Mailer's Off-Broadway play "The Deer Park"
1972:
Portrayed Nurse Marsha Lord in syndicated TV series "Young Dr Kildaire"
1973:
Received first of four Best Actress Oscar nominations for "Cinderella Liberty", co-starring James Caan
1973:
Appeared on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Good Doctor"; later married the playwright
1974:
Appeared in the PBS "Great Performances" production of "Cyrano de Bergerac"
1977:
Starred in Robert Wise's reincarnation thriller "Audrey Rose"
1977:
First feature role in a film with a Neil Simon screenplay, "The Goodbye Girl"; earned Best Actress Oscar nomination
1979:
Reunited with James Caan in "Chapter Two", adapted by Simon from his stage play; third Academy Award nomination as Best Actress
1981:
Earned fourth Best Actress Oscar nomination as an alcoholic actress in "Only When I Laugh"
1982:
Network TV movie debut in "Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal" (CSB)
1982:
Last of five feature film collaborations with husband-screenwriter Neil Simon, "Max Dugan Returns"
1986:
Acted opposite Clint Eastwood, playing his foul-mouthed ex-wife struggling to survive by pushing drinks in a town bar, in "Heartbreak Ridge"
1986:
Directed "Juno's Swans" at NYC's Second Stage Theatre
1987:
TV directorial debut, the "CBS Schoolbreak Special" entitled "Little Miss Perfect"
1989:
Appeared in the TNT remake of "Dinner at Eight"; cast opposite John Mahoney
1991:
Starred in short-lived ABC-TV series, "Sibs" (also known as "Grown-Ups")
1995:
Played Governor Eleanor Grant, the target of assassination, in "Nick of Time", starring Johnny Depp
1996:
Returned to NYC stage in Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana"
1996:
Appeared in the feature film "2 Days in the Valley"
1997:
Had recurring role of Sherry, the blowsy girlfriend of Martin Crane (John Mahoney), on NBC sitcom "Frasier"
1998:
Reteamed with Richard Dreyfuss on stage in "House", produced on Long Island, New York
1999:
Co-starred with Dreyfuss in London production of Neil Simon's play "The Prisoner of Second Avenue"
2001:
Cast as Ethel Gumm in the ABC miniseries "Me and My Shadows: Life With Judy Garland", based on Lorna Luft's memoir
2005:
Cast as Mr. Darcy's mother in "Bride and Prejudice" Gurinder Chadha's Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale

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