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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 7, 2012|
|Born:||January 8, 1935||Cause of Death:||Undetermined|
|Birth Place:||Texas, USA||Profession:||Costume-Wardrobe ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A television movie detailing the story of soap opera actress Deidre Hall's struggle to conceive and the subsequent birth of her son by means of a surrogate mother.
Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
The careers of Kate Westburn, Addie Holden and Piper Grayson -- three great stars of Hollywood's golden age of movie musicals -- are revived when the one film they made together unexpectedly becomes a huge cult hit in re-release. Seeing an opportunity to save his precarious network job, Gavin, a tel
Television movie based on the biography of socialite and Ambassador to France, Pamela Harriman.
This heartwarming made-for-TV holiday movie stars the legendary Mickey Rooney as a down on his luck, but cheerful old man. Barely getting by as a petty thief, Rooney''s life of crime is beginning to catch up with him. But when a young girl comes to believe that the elderly crook is Santa''s answer to her wish for a grandfather, the old man learns valuable lessons about life and love in the process of keeping the youngster''s dream alive.
The goings on behind the scenes at a daytime soap opera.
Lisa and Oliver Douglas, realizing that they are not cut out to be farmers, decide to move back to New York. They begin to question their decision to move back to their Park Avenue penthouse, and are only too happy to return to Hooterville when they are summoned back to help the townsfolk fight gree
Set in the 1960s, detective Peter Gunn finds himself in the midst of a mob war when he is hired by a gangland boss to prove that the mobster did not kill a rival.
Comedy about a best-selling author and his obsession with beautiful women.
A world-weary, globe-trotting, Hong Kong-based soldier of fortune -- an "old China hand" in an unsoiled white suit -- gets mixed up in the murder of a long-time pal and in police corruption in this busted series pilot that had been sitting on some shelf in Aaron Spelling's office apparently for some
A high school track star is obsessed with the deadly drug "crack." His addiction not only endangers his life but threatens to destroy his relationships with his best friend and his father, an introspective clergyman.
A widow is imperiled by her passionate love affair with a mysterious younger man.
A Bible-reading woman with a knack for playing cards unexpectedly wins a whorehouse in a poker game. With the aid of her cousin and a friendly bounty hunter, the lady assumes the role of "madame", putting her in conflict with the town's citizens and a rival brothel-owner, who happens to be the town'
After suffering a nervous breakdown, an actress makes a successful comeback in Hollywood.
Fact-based comedy drama recounting Hollywood's legendary feud between Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper during filmdom's golden era. Jane Alexander's depiction of Hedda Hopper won her an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actress, with other nominations going to costume designers Nolan Miller and M
The old white-knuckles disaster-in-the plot, featuring a cast of familiar "guest stars," is dusted off (there's a bomb aboard a Hawaiian-bound jetliner) for this pilot to a prospective series revolving around the problems on the job -- and at home -- of a manager of a large metropolitan airport (Gil
A psychotic murderer who has killed her lover, a wealthy attorney, sets out to frame her identical twin sister for the crime in this remake of the 1946 Robert Siodmak movie starring Olivia de Havilland and Lew Ayres. Jane Seymour plays both sisters, as de Havilland had done, and Stephen Collins (in
Pilot film to a prospective series, with four beautiful government agents posing as aerobics teachers for Velvet International, health spas used as a front for the Network Security Intelligence Agency. In the pilot, the four agents bravely attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist who is being held fo
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It''s just that he''s never done it before, and really doesn''t have a clue...
A chic Manhattan modeling agency's seductive owner plucks a rugged young Nevada rancher from obscurity and endeavors to make him into an overnight sex symbol, only to discover that he craves the wide open spaces back home. Jon-Erik Hexum, in his first starring film, is the hunk who came to real-life
Billy Dee Williams and Parker Stevenson star in this prospective series pilot as a pair of TV detectives who are fired from their fictional series by their jealous co-star (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and decide to open up shop as real private eyes to earn money between acting jobs.
A television movie pilot for an ABC series based on Arthur Hailey's novel "Hotel." Dramatic vignettes depict incidents in the lives of guests and staff of the St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco.
A comedy western that teams up a Missouri mining town's barroom belles and their self-righteous sisters to fight off a ragtag band of renegade soldiers after their own men have marched off to war. Representing the shady ladies are Joan Collins as the town madame, Phyllis Davis and Morgan Brittany. T
The marketing of teenage fashion models, with Joan Hackett and Jennifer Warren as the ambitious mothers of million dollar babies Daryl Hannah and Alexandra Paul, and Joan Collins as a powerful agent. Morgan Fairchild took the Collins role in the subsequent series based on this film during the 1984-85 TV season.
Chronicling various personal stories surrounding the 1929 stock market crash, this adaptation of the best-seller by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts had a curious TV history. Originally announced in 1978 as a four-hour movie to be called "The Day America Died", with a stellar cast of TV personalit
The daughter of a troubled family who was killed in an automobile accident returns from the grave to take each member back with her one by one. Dennis Weaver and Valerie Harper, as the parents, previously played a married couple in "The Day the Loving Stopped".
Loni Anderson is a sultry nightclub singer and John Forsythe a Chicago crime kingpin in this period piece, set in the Prohibition era, about a small-town girl who comes to the big city with her boyfriend, and after he is killed while running illegal booze for the mob, sets out to avenge his murder.
Blake Edwards' old "Mr. Lucky" series of the early sixties was dusted off for a prospective television updating and Mike Connors took the lead role as the suave gambler who owns a floating hotel and gambling ship in this new version, on which Edwards takes billing as "creative consultant." In this p
This outrageous carbon copy of "Gone With the Wind" had a petulant, self-centered Southern belle fighting not only to keep herself the center of attraction among her countless beaux but also to hold on to the family homestead when the Union Army comes marching through, and then it veers off into a s
A Western adventure -- a "Charlie's Angels" on horseback -- involving three comely females who meet in a territorial prison, engineer a daring escape, and find themselves in a race against time to prevent the assassination of Teddy Roosevelt.
This second feature-length pilot for the hit series that began in January 1978 offered more dreams fulfilled for six lucky people on a plush island resort. Originally it was to have been titled simply "Fantasy Island II" and had been scheduled to premiere two months earlier.
A small-town girl with a dark past falls in love with a fading screen star and masterminds his spectacular professional and personal comeback. Screen veteran Joan Fontaine made her TV-movie debut here as a Hollywood socialite.
A dramatization of the life of the flamboyant San Francisco madam of the 1930s and 1940s who retired in 1950 to open a restaurant in Sausalito, California, despite local opposition, and who became the town's mayor from 1976 to 1978.
This was the pilot for the hit TV series that began in September 1976, with three attractive females who work for a very private investigator, a man they have never seen or met, and must use their wiles to con the manager of a vineyard into revealing the whereabouts of the body of his wealthy boss w
A mystery-comedy about a rabbi and an Irish police chief who form an unlikely alliance to solve the homicide of a housekeeper whose body was found on the doorstep of the synagogue. This was the pilot film to the series that during the 1976-77 season with Art Carney and Bruce Solomon (taking over for
Romantic fiction -- a term used by the network to describe it and blunt any possible lawsuits -- based on the life and myth of the screen's first and most famous male sex symbol.
Yvette Mimieux wrote this story and stars as a professional artist who moonlights (primarily in bikini) as a syndicate killer. Writer Tracy Keenan Wynn made his directorial debut with this movie, working for the first time with his father, Keenan Wynn.
Three interconnected stories about nine people whose lives are drastically changed by letters delayed a year in delivery. Pilot to a prospective series.
The pursuit by America's loveliest girls for a coveted beauty crown is threatened by a scandal which implicates a judge, a former winner, and one of the five finalists.
An undercover policewoman risks her life as she lures a homicidal rapist into a trap.
O'Neal's TV movie debut casts him as a glib engineer who steals the heart of a fashion model. She in turn jilts her jet-setter fiancee who turns out to be a psychotic.
A private eye spoof that sends up assorted TV detectives from Ironside, Columbo, Kojak, Baretta, McCloud, and Starsky and Hutch, as eight bumbling super-sleuths band together in a battle of wits against the devilishly clever Master Criminal. An Emmy Award nomination went to this comedy for hairstyli
Frank and Elaine Benson decide to divorce after twenty years, just as their daughter Nancy decides to get married to her boyfriend David. David's father Oliver disapproves and attempts to sabotage the relationship. When Nancy gets pregnant by accident, her parents agree to look after the baby, but F
A look at the life of actress and author Joan Collins through archival footage and interviews with those close to her.
Profile of prime-time television serial "Dynasty," which was telecast from 1981 through 1989.
Profile of the actors of the 1960's television series "The Mod Squad" -- Peggy Lipton, Clarence Williams III and Michael Cole.
Profile of the life and career of actress Linda Evans.
Profile of actress Lana Turner, the glamorous movie star who arguable is known more for her scandals -- including affairs with Howard Hughes, Frank Sinatra and Tyrone Power, and the killing of her mobster/boyfriend Johnny Stompanato by Lana's daughter Cheryl.
Yanni, the Greek electronic and acoustic music instrumentalist, performs in concert at the Herod Atticus Theatre at the base of the Acropolis.
Concert tribute at the Hollywood Bowl to songwriter Jerry Herman.
The eighth annual contest in which women compete for the title, "Supermodel of the World," and a modeling contract.
A variety special in which celebrities address environmental concerns by using questions posed by young children.
A presentation of the "Miss America Pageant" broadcast live from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A comedy about a modern-day matchmaker who opens a full-service video dating agency.
A pilot for a series not picked up by ABC. A wealthy and eccentric cop, Michael Shane, and his female partner get caught up in murder and mayhem when they try to solve a $750,000 jewel theft.
The story revolving around the trauma of divorce as seen through the eyes of the 11-year-old son of a divorced man and woman, who both share custody of their son.
A pilot for a series about a young black cop and his white female partner who must cope with a series of personal crises while they are trying to track down a serial killer.
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
The career of Detective Michael Ryan becomes complicated by the penchant of his well-to-do socialite wife to meddle in police matters. Ashley Ryan witnesses a murder, and with the aid of the family butler, she tracks down the body to a gallery, only to find that the corpse has disappeared. Detective
Misc. Crew (special)
Telecast of the eighth annual Soap Opera Update Awards from New York City's Manhattan Center. Honors actors from each of the daytime television dramas as voted by the readers of "Soap Opera Update" magazine.
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries. The glamorous life of a Los Angeles financier and his wife comes apart when he arranges to make the murder of a friend appear to be a suicide. Meanwhile, the financier's mistress fears for her life because of her knowledge of the Los Angeles/Hollywood connection of extortion,
A miniseries based on Dominick Dunne's novel about the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. Showgirl Ann Arden marries wealthy Billy Grenville and must contend with the disapproval of her patrician mother-in-law, Alice. Ann's rag-to-riches ascent into New York society comes to a halt when she s
In her prime-time starring debut, Genie Francis (of the daytime drama "General Hospital") is a spunky Malibu girl whose Hollywood mogul father dies and whose much-married mother (Linda Evans) invites her back East where she gets a job with a conglomerate that had backed her dad's last movie, and the
Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries reunion of the characters from the ABC series, "Dynasty." Takes place several years following the events of the series' finale. Blake Carrington, having lost everything, leaves prison to begin again -- to regain his family, which has been divided and scattered; his company, which has be
Trash-wallowers, if TV ratings are a believable barometer, were beside themselves with glee, savoring every minute of this three-part, six-hour adaptation of Jackie Collins' book about women who, according to the network publicity releases, "are caught up in the low life and high society of the film
A three-part, six-hour miniseries which tells the story of a passionate affair between a steel magnate and a French Ambassador's wife, and the effects of their love on them and their families during the turbulent years of World War II. This adaptation of Danielle Steel's novel begins in 1939 on a tr
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