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Born: March 25, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Punk Singer, The (2013)
Lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, Hanna rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the Riot Grrrl movement of the 1990s. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons for a new generation of women and a cultural lightning ro
Fatal Promises (2009)
An in-depth look at the scourge of human trafficking through the personal stories of victims of trafficking, interviews with politicians, non-governmental organizations and activists.
One Bright Shining Moment (2005)
A chronicle retracing George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972--a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice; a campaign that positioned ideas and people first; and, for a myriad of reasons, a campaign that was crushed in workman-like fashion by the Butcher from Whittier, Rich
Righteous Babes (1999) as Herself
An exploration of the recent convergence of feminism and rock and how each is influenced by the other in the 1990s. Some of today's most tenacious singer/songwriters including Sinead O'Connor, Tori Amos, Shirley Manson of Garbage, Skin from Skunk Anansie, and Ani DiFranco, prove that female rockers
First Wives Club, The (1996) as Herself
Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattanites were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film sta
American Dreamers (1996)
Special featuring clips from a variety of motion pictures and commentary from celebrities on the subject of success, the American dream and how people have been shaped by the world of movies. Also included are comments from the people whose stories inspired films such as "Rocky," "Norma Rae," "Born

Producer (feature film)

Better Off Dead (1993) as Executive Producer
An ex-district attorney who successfully prosecuted a woman for murder fights for the woman's release seven years later as the prisoner is nearing the time for execution.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Bombay Eunuch (2000) as Advisory Committee
The eunuch has been a figure in Indian culture for nearly 2000 years. Once a revered figure kept at royal courts and feared for mystical powers they were assumed to possess, the coming of the British colonizers forced them to the lowest level of Indian caste society. The documentary examines this in
Through the Wire (1990) as Assistance
An expose of the United States penal system's mistreatment of political activists, specifically three women incarcerated in the Female High Security Unit at Lexington, Kentucky.
Bunny's Tale, A (1985)
In 1963, celebrated feminist/author/editor Gloria Steinem -- then a struggling journalist -- decided to do a piece on the newly opened Playboy Club in the Big Apple for Show Magazine and gamely joined other new recruits for training as a Playboy Bunny. The fluff piece later turned up in her best-sel

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Eve Ensler (2003) as Interviewee
A look at Eve Ensler, writer/creator of The Vagina Monologues.
Miss America (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary that tracks America's oldest beauty pageant -- the Miss America pageant -- from its inception in 1921 as an event to lure tourists to the seaside resort of Atlantic City. The program includes interviews with former contestants, social commentary and pageant footage and photographs.
Sandra Bernhard Experience, The (2001)
Late-night talk show hosted by Sandra Bernhard. The show features celebrity guest interviews, as well as Bernhard's insights on fashion, music, celebrities and culture.
Nation Unites: A Pure Oxygen Town Hall Special, A (2001)
Live forum to discuss such topics as the events of September 11, 2001, growing racism for the Muslim community, and the effects of going to war.
Intimate Portrait: Rosa Parks (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
Intimate Portrait: Marlo Thomas (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of actor Marlo Thomas, star of the popular sitcom "That Girl" (1966-71) and a leader in women's rights. Thomas also created ground-breaking books and Emmy-winning television programming for children that supported tolerance and diversity.
Intimate Portrait: Kathy Najimy (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress and activist Kathy Najimy.
70s: The Decade That Changed Television, The (2000) as Interviewee
A Museum of Television & Radio special that celebrates the 1970s, an era when television underwent sweeping changes, forever altering the medium.
Intimate Portrait: Judy Collins (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of singer/songwriter Judy Collins.
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts (1999)
Documentary examining 20th century African-American art through the stories of African-American writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, dancers, actors and filmmakers.
Intimate Portrait: Bella Abzug (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of the late Bella Abzug, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and political activist.
Celebration: 100 Years of Great Women With Barbara Walters, A (1999) as Interviewee
ABC News special providing the stories of some of the 20th century's most influential, distinguished and fascinating women. Includes new and archival interviews conducted by Barbara Walters.
Intimate Portrait: Katharine Graham (1998) as Narration
Documentary on the life and career of Katharine Graham, owner of "The Washington Post."
Intimate Portrait: Katharine Graham (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life and career of Katharine Graham, owner of "The Washington Post."
Intimate Portrait: Gloria Steinem (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of social activist Gloria Steinem.
Betty Ford: One Day at a Time (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of former First Lady Betty Ford.
Century of Women, A (1998) as Interviewee
Four-part documentary looks at how women have changed the course of the 20th century. Examines contributions of American women to all aspects of life, from the personal to political.
Larry Flynt: Fighting Dirty (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of Larry Flynt, the editor of "Hustler" magazine who was sued by Moral Majority leader Jerry Falwell for obscenity. The case ultimately was decided in the Supreme Court, where Flynt emerged as a spokesman for free speech.
Cancer: A Family Matter (1996)
Live broadcast on cancer and its emotional and physical impact on our lives. Telecast includes nationally known experts from leading cancer centers, along with cancer survivers and experts in cancer support.
Sigmund Freud: Analysis of a Mind (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of the inventor of modern psychology Sigmund Freud.
Cronkite Remembers (1996)
Special recounting great events of the 20th century through the career of television newsman Walter Cronkite. Blends archival footage, photographs and recordings with Cronkite's own anecdotes, home movies and conversations with his family, friends and colleagues.
Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Marilyn Monroe.
Boys & Girls Are Different: Men, Women & the Sex Difference (1995)
Documentary questioning whether the differences between men and women are innate or socially constructed.
Gloria Steinem: Ms. America (1995)
Documentary profile of writer, editor and feminist leader Gloria Steinem. Includes interviews with Steinem, colleagues, friends and critics.
Infamous Dorothy Parker: Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?, The (1994)
Portrait of writer Dorothy Parker, her Algonquin Round Table friends, her writing and her troubled life. Includes interviews, archival footage of Parker reading poetry and scenes from the 1994 film on Parker's life, "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Matthew Brod
Century of Women, A (1994) as Herself
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
Multiple Personalities: The Search For Deadly Memories (1993) as Narration
Examination of three people afflicted with multiple personality disorder.
Donahue: The 25th Anniversary (1992)
A special saluting Phil Donahue that includes film clips of past programs, on-stage reunions and personalities he has interviewed in the past 25 years.
Pro-Voice 1990 -- Abortion: An American Controversy (1990)
A special examining the historical, social and legal aspects of the abortion debate in the United States.
Remembering Marilyn (1988)
A special celebrating the continuing popularity of the legendary screen actress on the 25th anniversary of her death. Rare footage, film clips, newsreels and interviews are included.
Tanner '88: Something Borrowed, Something New (1988)
This segment of the "Tanner '88" series finds Jack Tanner preparing for the Democratic convention in Atlanta and second thoughts cool a major celebration as Tanner gets ready for this ultimate contest.
Destined to Live: 100 Roads to Recovery (1988)
A medical documentary featuring interviews with about 100 women who have survived breast cancer and have chosen to share their experiences.
Modern Love (1987)
A special focusing on changing sexual practices and attitudes brought about by the AIDS crisis. The program includes taped field segments, live remotes from foreign countries and in-studio interviews.
Working Women's Survival Hour, The (1987)
A special offering inovative alternatives on how women can cope in the working world. Host Susan Lucci interviews prominent working women who share their personal experiences on what drives them, what obstacles they have overcome, what they have sacrificed and how they have survived in the workplac
Women: Myth and Reality (1987)
A documentary which looks at systematic discrimination against women, and how it effects the lives of women today. The program focuses on the personal and psychological issues surrounding women's education, work, and families. The source of sex discrimination in attitudes toward women and the attitu
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
That Was the Year That Was (1976)
A satirical review of 1976 -- an election year, an Olympics year, a leap year, and of course, the year of the much ballyhooed bicentennial celebration.

Writer (special)

That Was the Year That Was (1976) as Writer
A satirical review of 1976 -- an election year, an Olympics year, a leap year, and of course, the year of the much ballyhooed bicentennial celebration.

Misc. Crew (special)

Multiple Personalities: The Search For Deadly Memories (1993) as From Idea
Examination of three people afflicted with multiple personality disorder.

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