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Also Known As: Died: May 22, 2017
Born: December 29, 1923 Cause of Death: Lewy body dementia
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Shade (2004) as Dina
In the shady atmosphere of an underground gambling club, Los Angeles card sharks come out to play. Deception and trickery is the only rule in a game where nothing is as it seems, and everyone has a poker face. The hustlers get hustled, and a fortune rests on every deal. Vernon is a card mechanic--hi
Glow, The (2002) as Pheobe
New York couple, Jackie and Matt Lawrence, are struggling to achieve their ideal lifestyle -- professional success, a perfect home and beautiful children. A chance meeting with some elderly benefactors leads to the revelation of a secret, which results in a nightmarish reality for Jackie amd Matt.
Mighty Joe Young (1998) as Society Woman
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O''Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
Chance of Snow, A (1998) as Merilee Parker
When Maddie Parker is stranded at the airport by a blizzard on Christmas Eve with her soon-to-be ex-husband, Matt Hill, a meeting with Ruth and Earl Lewis, who have been married for 49 years, causes them to realize that their marriage is worth saving despite Matt's one-night extramarital affair.
Something Borrowed, Something Blue (1997) as Lydia D'Arcy
Three brides-to-be have secrets that may jeopardize their upcoming nuptials.
Milk and Money (1996) as David'S Mother
A young man drops out of medical school to find himself, but instead ends up in a series of improbable situations with outrageous women.
Point of Betrayal (1996)
A family viciously struggles to take control of a family fortune.
Open Season (1995) as Doris Hays-Briton
The very un-modern Stuart Sain is an upstanding, fatally honest, do-right employee of the Fielding Ratings Company, and later public television, who has no greater ambition in life than to have a friendly company softball team. Sain unwittingly rises to power amidst one of the greatest television mi
Shattering the Silence (1993) as Clair Worth
Severe postpartum depression revives memories in a new mother who was sexually molested by her father when she was a child.
Suture (1993) as Alice Jameson
A man named Clay barely survives a car-bombing engineered by his half-brother, Vincent. Clay is dressed in Vincent''s clothing and carrying Vincent''s identification, so the staff of the Phoenix Medical Center takes him for his half-brother. Damaged beyond recognition and stricken with amnesia, Clay attempts to reconstruct a life that was never his own. Gradually recognizing that he might not be the person he is believed to be, Clay must take action--either to reclaim the identity he has lost or to embrace his new one.
The Player (1992) as Celia
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
True Colors (1991) as Joan Stiles
After they graduate from law school, best friends Peter Burton and Tim Gerrity find themselves working against each other. Burton stands for justice while Gerrity is out to accrue as much power as he can, however he can get it.
Fear (1990)
A psychic helps the police solve a series of bizarre murders. When a threatening voice begins whispering into her mind, she realizes that the killer is also psychic.
Turn Back the Clock (1989) as Maureen Dowd
A woman murders her husband at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve and discovers she is mysteriously reliving the previous, traumatic year.
Caddyshack II (1988) as Cynthia Young
After his social-climbing daughter falls in love with one of the members, a self-made Armenian millionaire tries and fails to gain entry into Bushwood Country Club to please his social-climbing daughter. Snubbed by the hoity toity members, the man retaliates by purchasing Bushwood and turning it int
Twisted (1986) as Nell
A lonely, psychotic teenager brutalizes his family and acquaintances.
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980) as Connie Herschel
When her older lover won''t make their relationship legal, a woman takes up with a younger man.
Tenth Month, The (1979) as Cele
An unmarried, middle-aged woman who finds herself pregnant by an internationally renowned pianist decides to keep and raise her child in this film written especially for Carol Burnett by Joan Tewkesbury (from Laura Z. Hobson's novel), who also directed it. This dramatic role for Burnett was her firs
Wedding, A (1978) as Antoinette Goddard
The wedding day of Dino and Muffin is more chaotic than anyone could have predicted. As the bishop is stumbling through their wedding vows, Dino's grandmother dies in a bedroom upstairs. This news is kept a secret from the two families who spend the reception fighting with each other, looking for s
The Greatest (1977) as Velvet Green
Muhammad Ali risks his championship status by speaking out against the Vietnam War.
Kingston: The Power Play (1976) as Helen Martinson
This was the pilot film for Burr's brief (Spring 1977) series about an investigative reporter given a free hand by the head of a chain of newspapers and TV stations, here uncovering a plot to use nuclear power plants to take over the world.
Deliver Us from Evil (1975)
A humanitarian movement is opposing a plot to round up and kill wild horses so they can be used for dog food, and a reporter goes west to cover the story.
Meal, The (1975)
Letters, The (1973) as Penelope Parkington ("The Parkingtons: Dear Penelope")
Three interconnected stories about nine people whose lives are drastically changed by letters delayed a year in delivery. Pilot to a prospective series.
Family Flight (1972) as Florence Carlyle
A flying vacation to Mexico for a troubled family turns into a near-hopeless battle for survival following a crash landing in an isolated section of Baja, California.
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971) as Mrs Greher
Two high school seniors try to adjust to adult responsibilities when an unexpected pregnancy forces them into marriage.
I'll Take Sweden (1965) as Karin Grandstedt
A widower takes a job in Stockholm to get his daughter away from her boyfriend.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) as Rita Behrens
A young boy plays matchmaker for his widowed father.
The Young Savages (1961) as Karin Bell
An assistant DA suspects one of the delinquents he''''s prosecuting for murder is his son.
Twenty Plus Two (1961) as Nikki/Doris Delaney
When a Hollywood secretary is found murdered, a detective is hired to investigate the murder.
The Sundowners (1960) as Jean Halstead
An Australian sheepherder and his wife clash over their nomadic existence and their son's future.
BUtterfield 8 (1960) as Emily Liggett
A party girl ruins her life when she falls for a married man.
Don't Give Up the Ship (1959) as Ens. Rita Benson
A newlywed cannot remember what happened to the WWII battleship he commanded.
Operation Petticoat (1959) as Lt. Barbara Duran
During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Army nurses.
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958) as Margie Solitaire
Desk Set (1957) as Sylvia Blair
A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network''s research staff.

Producer (feature film)

Ritual (2005) as Producer
A nurse is hired by a wealthy man who fears that his catatonic wife was driven insane by his rotten ways. Locals, however, believe that she is the victim of a voodoo curse - one of the walking dead. The pair fall in love, but cannot marry as long as the wife is still alive. Racked by guilt and drink
Milk and Money (1996) as Executive Producer
A young man drops out of medical school to find himself, but instead ends up in a series of improbable situations with outrageous women.

Cast (special)

Spencer Tracy: Triumph and Turmoil (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Spencer Tracy.
Barbara Hutton: Million Dollar Baby (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton.
Music Center 25th Anniversary, The (1990)
A variety special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Music Center and presenting the first Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Awards.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
Alan King Show, The (1986) as Nan Cooper
A comedy pilot, not picked up by CBS, about a highly successful business tycoon who leaves Wall Street to return to his old college to teach practical business philosophy to the new generation. Alan "Coop" Cooper regales his class with witticisms while explaining the need for "growth potential" in a
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Road to Hollywood (1983) as Guest
The program salutes, via clips, Bob Hope's film career.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Magnificent Ambersons, The (2002) as Mrs Johnson
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Mrs Hickinger
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Tanner on Tanner (2004) as Herself
This sequel to "Tanner '88" revisits the original characters 16 years after Tanner ran for the 1988 presidential election as his daughter Alex is shooting a documentary about the current presidential race.

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