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Born: March 16, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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1972:
Joined the Bristol Old Vic repertory company
1972:
Professional stage debut in "Barefoot in the Park" at Little Theatre, Bristol, England
1974:
London stage debut, "Knuckle"
1975:
Film debut, "The Romantic Englishwoman"
1975:
US TV debut, "The Count of Monte Cristo"
1976:
Appeared on syndicated TV series, "The Onedin Line"
1981:
Delivered a strong performance as the heroine "Therese Raquin" in British TV adaptation; aired on PBS in USA
1981:
Moved to Los Angeles
1983:
Broadway debut, "Plenty"; received Tony nomination
1984:
Earned second Tony nomination for her portrayal of Josie Hogan in revival of Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten"
1985:
Breakthrough film role, "Eleni"
1985:
Portrayed writer Virginia Woolf in the Off-Broadway production "Virginia"
1988:
Garnered third Tony nod for "Serious Money"
1988:
Cast as the free-spirited mother raising her young son in Michael Weller's semi-autobiographical play "Spoils of War"; recreated role in 1994 ABC adaptation
1991:
Earned praise for supporting role in "Frankie and Johnnie"
1991:
Starred in PBS adaptation of Jon Robin Baitz's "Three Hotels"
1991:
Cast as the imperious Lila Wingo in the film version of "The Prince of Tides"; earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
1993:
Played Kate in TV adaptation of Harold Pinter's "Old Times"
1995:
Appeared in the female-driven ensemble of "How to Make an American Quilt"
1999:
Had cameo role as Paul Rudd's mother in "The Cider House Rules"
2001:
Co-starred in the Canadian TV-movie, "Walter and Henry"
2004:
Starred in the Canadian television miniseries, "Human Cargo"
2007:
Cast as Sandra Bullock's mother in the thriller, "Premonition"

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