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Born: March 16, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Premonition (2007)
Linda Hanson has a beautiful house, a loving husband and two adorable daughters. Her life is perfect, until the day she receives the devastating news that her husband Jim has died in a car accident. When she wakes up the next morning to find him alive and well, she assumes it was all a dream, but is
2.
In From the Night (2006)
When her 16-year-old nephew shows up on her front doorstep, the life of a single writer is transformed as she agrees to become his adopted mom.
3.
Wrinkle in Time, A (2004) as Mrs Which
When physicist Jack Murry and his partner Hank disappear without a trace, his children Meg and Charles Wallace and neighbor Calvin O'Keefe take it upon themselves to find him. Guided by Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children travel to two planets before finally reaching Camazotz, where
4.
Walter and Henry (2001) as Elizabeth
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
5.
Love Is Strange (1999) as Kathryn
Kathryn and Tom are complete opposites who marry after law school. After having one son, they divorce but remain in the same town where Kathryn becomes a judge. One day, 13 years after the divorce, in an encounter with his estranged son Michael, Tom learns that Kathryn is battling cancer. After year
6.
Cider House Rules, The (1999) as Olive Worthington
Homer Wells was a parent-less child, raised and mentored by his orphanage's doctor, a man named Larch. Their's was an extraordinary bond. Larch taught Homer everything about medicine and what he could about right and wrong. All Homer wanted was one thing Larch couldn't give him - rules to live by. G
7.
Swing Vote (1999) as Sara Marie Brandwynne
A juror must decide if a young mother is guilty of murder.
8.
Boy Meets Girl (1998)
A modern-day fairy tale in which a love poem casts a spell on an Italian waitress, making her fall in love with a cynical American writer whom she falsely believes to have written it.
9.
U.S. Marshals (1998) as Us Marshal Walsh
U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard and his street-smart deputies pursue Sheridan, a new fugitive who is accused of two New York assassinations. Aiding Gerard is a cocky young government operative who proves to be a match for Gerard's tactical and intellectual strengths.
10.
Stolen Moments (1997) as Narration
A documentary on lesbian lifestyles in the Western World which combines stylized historical dramas with commentary on lesbian contemporary life.
11.
Calm at Sunset (1996) as Margaret Pfeiffer
A young man drops out of college to pursue his dream of owning a fishing boat as his father and grandfather did, even though this dream means disappointing his parents and losing his girlfriend. While working aboard a scallop fishing boat, he learns a shameful secret about his father's past, which u
12.
Up Close and Personal (1996) as Joanna Kennelly
Tally Atwater is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn't start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Going from smalltown weathergirl to prime-time network anchor, her meteoric rise to prominence is aided and abetted by Warren Justice, a brilliant, older newsman who becomes her mentor and lover. As their relationship grows, so too does Tally's celebrity, to the point where her popularity begins to eclipse his.
13.
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996) as Elizabeth Mink
Drama based on the life of James Mink, the son of a freed slave who became a respected millionaire businessman in Toronto in the 1850's. Mink and his Irish-immigrant wife find out that their son-in-law, a white American, is a slave trader and has sold their daughter as a slave to a Southern Plantati
14.
Into the Deep (1995) as Narration
Directed by renowned undersea filmmaker Howard Hall, the film takes audiences down to the unique world of the kelp forest where the interplay of colorful marine life is reminiscent of a carefully choreographed ballet. In this undersea universe of coral and rock we witness fascinating behaviors: a ma
15.
Mother's Prayer, A (1995) as Sheila Walker
Rosemary Holmstrom is the widowed mother of 8 year-old T.J. When she is diagnosed as HIV-positive, she is faced not only with the fear and process of dying, but also the shame and fear of the short life ahead of her. Monitored at a health clinic by a sometimes caustic but always understanding nurse,
16.
How To Make An American Quilt (1995) as Constance
A woman is about to get married, but she soon starts falling for another man. It is only when she goes home to visit her grandmother nad her friends she realizes the right course in her life.
17.
Margaret's Museum (1995) as Catherine
Set in the 1940s on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, "Margaret's Museum" is a bittersweet Celtic love story that depicts the grindingly impoverished lives of coal miners trapped, several generations deep, in a company town. Having already lost her father and brother to mining disasters, the headstro
18.
Wolf (1994) as Charlotte Randall
A mild-mannered book editor becomes a force to be reckoned with when he's bitten by a werewolf.
19.
Spoils of War (1994) as Elise
A teenage son attempts to reunite the father he just recently met with his mother, who secretly yearns to rekindle the love she once shared with her ex-husband.
20.
Fatal Instinct (1993) as Lana Ravine
A policeman-lawyer, who arrests people and then defends them, is distracted in his personal life by three attractive women.
21.
Liar, Liar (1993) as Miori
A father is accused of sexual abuse by his 11-year-old daughter.
22.
Diamond Fleece, The (1992) as Holly Plum
An ex-jewel thief hired to guard a 915-carat diamond sets up an elaborate hoax to sting the cop who put him behind bars.
23.
Shattered Trust (1992) as Stephanie Chadford
While prosecuting a child-abuse case, a lawyer realizes she has repressed an incident of abuse from her childhood. Based on a true story.
24.
Shadows And Fog (1991) as Eve
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
25.
Frankie and Johnny (1991) as Cora
Johnny is fresh out of jail and working at a diner when he spots tough-as-nails waitress Frankie. Johnny is determined to woo her, but the emotionally battered Frankie fights him all the way.
26.
The Prince Of Tides (1991) as Lila Wingo Newbury
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
27.
White Room, The (1990) as Jane
A young man sets out from his comfortable middle-class home to fulfill his destiny as a writer and lover.
28.
Kojak: The Price of Justice (1987) as Kitty Keeler
Telly Savalas reprises his role as the tough New York cop Theo Kojak in this television movie. Kojak, now an inspector, investigates a murder case in which a woman is accused of killing her children. To complicate matters, Kojak becomes troubled by his feelings towards her. He is both attracted to h
29.
Control (1987) as Sarah Howell
A television movie about fifteen volunteers from different countries who agree to participate in a psychological experiment set in a nuclear bomb shelter in Germany. While inside, they learn that an accidental launch of armed missiles is targeted for their location. As the international experiment i
31.
Eleni (1985) as Eleni Gatzoyiannis
A journalist back in Greece investigates his mother's death in the civil war of the late 1940s.
32.
Without A Trace (1983) as Susan Selky
33.
Victims (1982) as Ruth Hession
A rape victim, obsessed with capturing her attacker, conspires with three other women to trap him after he is freed by the courts on a technicality, and they take the law into their own hands when he is given police protection against their harassment. Canadian actress Kate Nelligan made her TV-movie debut in the lead, and Howard Hesseman, playing against type, is the brutal rapist. Ken Howard gets top billing as her sympathetic and supportive boyfriend.
34.
Eye Of The Needle (1981) as Lucy
Hilter's most feared undercover secret agent in Britain has learned that an apparent army build-up in southeastern England is a hoax adecoy into luring the Germans into thinking tat the Allied invasion will strike at Calais, not Normandy. He is captured before he can relay the message to Germany. Based on the best selling novel Ken Follett.
35.
Mr. Patman (1980) as Peabody
36.
Dracula (1979) as Lucy
When a schooner is wrecked off Whitby the only survivor is Count Dracula who has arrived with large amounts of Transylvanian soil to take up residence in Carfax Abbey. He makes friends with Dr Seward who runs the local asylum and with his daughter Lucy, her friend Mina, and with Jonathan Harker, Lucy's solicitor fiance. But almost immediately, Mina dies from loss of blood, and just possibly this may not be a coincidence.
37.
Licking Hitler (1977) as Anna Seaton
38.
Count Of Monte Cristo, The (1975) as Mercedes
A sumptuous new version of the adventure classic which already had been filmed more than a dozen times. Louis Jourdan, who plays DeVillefort this time, was Edmond Dantes in the 1961 adaptation. Both Richard Chamberlain and Trevor Howard won Emmy Award nominations for their performances.
39.
Romantic Englishwoman, The (1975)
What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had a brief encounter in a lift with a German who says he is a poet. Now the German is in England, gets himself invited to tea where he claims he admires Fielding's books. Which one does he like the best? "Tom Jones." Amused at being confused with the other Fielding, the novelist works the German into the plot.

Producer (feature film)

40.
Breast Cancer Diaries, The (2006)
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 38, Ann Murray Paige sets up a video diary camera in her bedroom. The result is an intimate, unvarnished first-person account of her nine-month battle, punctuated with humor, poignancy and romance.

Editing (feature film)

41.
Breast Cancer Diaries, The (2006)
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 38, Ann Murray Paige sets up a video diary camera in her bedroom. The result is an intimate, unvarnished first-person account of her nine-month battle, punctuated with humor, poignancy and romance.

Cast (special)

42.
Marcel Proust: A Writer's Life (1993) as Narration
A docudrama on the life of French author Marcel Proust. Intercuts interviews with contemporary writers and archival footage of interviews with friends of Proust's. Re-creates highlights of Proust's life based on archival stills, diaries and letters.
43.
49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1992)
A presentation of the 49th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring special achievement in film and television.
44.
Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre: A 20th Anniversary Special (1991)
A special commemorating the 20th anniversary of the PBS drama series "Masterpiece Theatre." Includes highlights from past performances and reminiscences by actors who appeared in the series.
45.
Three Hotels (1991) as Barbara Hoyle
A confident, jetsetting executive for a multinational conglomerate discovers that his high ranking doesn't count for much when his spouse crosses the line between corporate grace and personal confession while addressing a gathering of business executive wives. A presentation of "American Playhouse."
46.
Therese Raquin (1981) as Therese Raquin
A three-part series based on the 1867 novel by Emile Zola. The story, set in Paris, depicts events in the life of Therese Raquin, a sensuous woman trapped in a loveless marriage and consigned to unrelenting tedium. The program, a psychological study of Therese's adulterous affairs and their conseque
47.
Measure For Measure (1979) as Isabella
Set in a corrupt and brawling Vienna, Shakespeare's dark comedy tells the story of a peculiar attempt at moral reform undertaken by Duke Vincentio, the city's ruler. Pretending to leave Vienna, he appoints a deputy, Angelo, to rule in his place. Once in power, Angelo becomes a stern ruler, enforcing
48.
Arcata Promise, The (1977) as Laura
A production of David Mercer's play about a self-destructive actor.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Old Times (1993) as Kate

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

51.
Million Dollar Babies (1994) as Helena Reid
Based on the true story of the Dionnes, a French Canadian couple who had identical quintuplets in 1934 and then struggled to regain custody of their children from the greedy, media-hungry doctor who delivered and exploited them.
52.
Love and Hate: A Marriage Made in Hell (1990) as Joann Thatcher
A two-part miniseries about Colin Thatcher, a millionaire rancher and Canadian politician charged with the murder of his ex-wife after an extremely bitter divorce and custody battle. Based on a true story.

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