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Also Known As: Diana Charlton Muldaur Died:
Born: August 19, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Mature, intelligent actress whose wide TV experience ranges from the jungle adventure "Born Free" to "The Tony Randall Show" to "Star Trek" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". Muldaur's refined features, well-modulated alto voice and characteristic serenity have lent both a relaxed charm and moral fiber to her characters, though her work as bitchy lawyer Rosalind Shays on "L.A. Law" suggests another, largely untapped dimension. Despite several decades of work, Muldaur is best remembered by many as Sam's placid, witty girlfriend Chris on the long-running series "McCloud". Muldaur's first husband, actor James Mitchell Vickery, died in 1979.

Mature, intelligent actress whose wide TV experience ranges from the jungle adventure "Born Free" to "The Tony Randall Show" to "Star Trek" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". Muldaur's refined features, well-modulated alto voice and characteristic serenity have lent both a relaxed charm and moral fiber to her characters, though her work as bitchy lawyer Rosalind Shays on "L.A. Law" suggests another, largely untapped dimension. Despite several decades of work, Muldaur is best remembered by many as Sam's placid, witty girlfriend Chris on the long-running series "McCloud". Muldaur's first husband, actor James Mitchell Vickery, died in 1979.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Perry Mason: Case of the Fatal Fashion (1992) Lauren Jeffreys
2.
 Other Side Of Love, The (1991) Frances
3.
 Return of Sam McCloud, The (1989) Chris Coughlin
4.
 Agatha Christie's Murder In Three Acts (1986) Angela Stafford
5.
 Terror at Alcatraz (1982) Terri Seymour
6.
 Return of Frank Cannon, The (1980) Sally Bingham
7.
 Miracle Worker, The (1979) Kate Keller
8.
 Maneaters Are Loose (1978) May Purcell
9.
 Black Beauty (1978) Elizabeth Sutton
10.
 Deadly Triangle, The (1977) Edith Cole
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Milestones close milestones

1963:
Appeared off-Broadway, in summer stock and on Broadway in productions including "A Very Rich Woman"
1968:
Made film debut in "The Swimmer"
:
Played role of Belle on ABC serial, "The Survivors"
:
Had recurring role of McCloud's girlfriend, Chris Coughlin, on NBC's detective series, "McCloud"
1974:
Portrayed Joy Adamson in NBC TV series based on Adamson's writings and popular film, "Born Free"
:
Appeared on sitcom, "The Tony Randall Show", as Judge Eleanor Hooper (ABC first season, CBS second season)
1979:
Played Ginny on short-lived NBC sitcom, "Hizzoner"
1981:
Appeared as Terri Seymour on short-lived NBC crime comedy, "Fizz and Bones", opposite the Smothers Brothers
:
Played role of Dr. Katherine Pulaski on "Star Trek: The Next Generation", filling in for one season for Gates McFadden, who plays Dr. Beverly Crusher
1989:
Appeared in TV movie, "The Return of Sam McCloud"
:
Portrayed bitter ex-partner Rosalind Shays on successful NBC drama series, "L.A. Law"
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Education

Sweet Briar College: - 1960

Notes

Muldaur is a member of the board of directors to the Los Angeles chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

She belongs to the Conservation Society of Martha's Vineyard Island.

She served on the board of advisors of the National Center of Film and Video Preservation, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (1986)

She is the director for the Screen Actors Guild branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (1978)

She has served on executive board, as director, and from 1983-85, as president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Companions close complete companion listing

husband:
James Mitchell Vickery. Actor. Married July 26, 1969; died 1979; had formerly been married to Colleen Dewhurst.
husband:
Robert J Dozier. Married October 11, 1981.

Family close complete family listing

mother:
Alice Patricia Muldaur.
father:
Charles Edward Arrowsmith Muldaur.

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