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Born: November 16, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Small Town Murder Songs (2011)
An aging police officer from a small Mennonite town Ontario hides a violent past until a local murder upsets the calm of his new life.
2.
Marvelous (2006)
A look at the slippery slope of celebrity culture, Gwen experiences the surly highs and lows of this new American dream. We see both the before-and-after snapshot of Gwen's existence. Before the sudden discovery of her talents in fixing broken machines and healing people's medical ailments, she endu
3.
Hair High (2004) as Voice Of Miss Crumbles
The legend of Cherri and Spud, a teenage couple who are murdered on prom night and left for dead at the bottom of Echo Lake. Exactly one year later, their skeletal remains come back to life and they return to the prom for revenge and their justly-deserved crowns.
4.
Searching for Debra Winger (2003) as Herself
Rosanna Arquette heads up this exploration of the pressures, choices and sacrifices that female actors face working in the entertainment industry, particularly as they hit 40 and begin being overlooked for certain roles. Debra Winger is the example of a pioneer in this battle because of her decisio
5.
Sleepy Time Gal, The (2001) as Rebecca
A tale concerning a bohemian writer whose life focus is altered by her on-going fight against cancer. In the midst of a loving yet combative relationship with her photographer son, she seeks to renew contact with an old flame and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of the daughter by Bob whom she gav
6.
200 Cigarettes (1999) as Monica
On New Year's Eve in New York, 1981, Monica is terrified that nobody will come to her party. Even her best friend will only come when bribed with first refusal on Monica's ex-boyfriend Eric, who hasn't even arrived. Eric, meanwhile is a trendy downtown artist, who is at a club with current squeeze Bridget and her pal Caitlyn. But Bridget fancies the cute bartender. Meanwhile, Monica's teenage cousin from Long Island is coming to the party with a friend, but they are lost and terrified somewhere is the East Village. And in a cafe, Lucy and Kevin, terrifed of being alone at midnight, consider turning their friendship into something more.
7.
Pecker (1998) as Tina
Following the life of a goofy, cute 18-year old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos on the side, Pecker is a tale of fame and fortune and the downside of instant celebrity. Pecker's life changes forever when his eclectic photo collection is discovered by a New York art dealer pa
8.
Music From Another Room (1998) as Karen
A young man finally finds his true love -- a girl he has been searching for since he was five years old and she was an infant.
9.
Defenders: Choice of Evils, The (1998) as M J Preston
Television movie remake of the 1960s courtroom drama series, "The Defenders." After the death of his eldest son and his partner in the law firm of Preston and Preston, senior partner, Lawrence Preston enlists his granddaughter, M.J, a former prosecutor, and his other son Don, a law professor, to continue the work of ensuring that every individual accused of a crime is entitled to a proper defense. In this telefilm, a muckraking reporter, who is found guilty of a murder he didn't commit, is mistakenly released from prison. Seeking to flee, he is eventually confronted by two cops, one of whom becomes injured and ultimately dies. Although he is found innocent of the first murder, the reporter must stand trial for murdering the policeman.
10.
Defenders: Taking the First (1998) as M J Preston
Follows the courtcase of a young man who has been beaten to death by members of a reactionary organization rallying against minorities. Although lawyers Don and M.J, Preston are morally opposed to the brutality of the case, they find themselves acting as counsel for one of the defendants who has been charged with murder. In an effort to correct the obvious injustice that claimed a young boy's life, the Prestons take on a wrongful-death lawsuit against the leader of the right-wing group and find themselves caught up in a legal battle involving the First Amendment.
11.
Defenders, The: Payback (1997) as M J Preston
Television movie remake of the 1960s courtroom drama series, "The Defenders." After the death of his eldest son and his partner in the law firm of Preston and Preston, senior partner, Lawrence Preston enlists his granddaughter, M.J, a former prosecutor, and his other son Don, a law professor, to continue the work of ensuring that every individual accused of a crime is entitled to a proper defense. In this telefilm, a father murders the rapist of his young daughter after the man is released from prison and moves back to his old neighborhood. The Prestons take the case even though the father is unrepentent and unwilling to offer the attorneys any help in finding legally mitigating circumstances for his actions.
12.
Independent's Day (1997) as Herself
"Is it all over if your film isn't selected to play at Sundance?" and "What are the odds of becoming the next Ed Burns?.." These questions and many others form the basis of this documentary which probes the hard realities faced by independent filmmakers in the mid-1990's.
13.
Eye of God (1997) as Ainsley Dupree
Set in Oklahoma, a bleak tale of small-town tragedy and loss of faith about a recently sprung ex-con, Jack, who hastily marries a shy waitress, Ainsley, with whom he had been corresponding while in prison. Only after their rushed courtship and hasty marriage does Ainsley learn that Jack--who gives e
14.
Colin Fitz Lives! (1997) as Ann
Every year on the anniversary of rock idol Colin Fitz' death, something bizarre happens at his gravesite. This year his wife, Justice Fitz calls upon the O' Day Security Firm for help. The two guards who are hired, Paul and Grady, are clearly not from the same universe. From the moment they begin
15.
I'm Not Rappaport (1996) as Laurie
This inspirational celebration of the lunacy and levity of life follows two of the most captivating characters you've ever met, who comically and heroically tilt at the injustices around them. Nat and Midge meet regularly in Central Park, but at first glance you might not know why. Nat is a feisty,
16.
Beautiful Girls (1996) as Jan
During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires. Tommy "Birdman" Rowland and Kev, his sidekick, plow snow for a living. A former campus stud, Tommy continues to harbor feelings for his ex-girlfriend Darian, complicating his relationship with current lover Sharon. Paul Kirkwood lives with Birdman and also plows snow. Inexorably drawn to supermodels and the "ideal" woman, he refuses to commit to Jan, his girlfriend of seven years. Traveling from New York where he works the piano bar circuit, Willie Conway is at a crossroads in his life. Although he lives with sharp attorney Tracy Stover, Willie cannot commit to the relationship. In Knight's Ridge, he meets Marty, a 13 year-old "heartbreaker in training" and Andera, Stinky's cousin from Chicago, who compel Willie to reassess the value of his life and his relationship with Tracy.
17.
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) as Stevie
A portrait of Valerie Solanas--the woman who gunned down Andy Warhol and almost killed him. The film is also a paean to Warhol--the true king of pop--and the world which he created around him in the late 1960s. Using the disturbed, but frequently brilliant, visionary-feminist Solanas as her focal po
18.
Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1995) as Herself
A look at the career--particularly the last decade--of mavrick filmmaker Henry Jaglom.
19.
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995) as Chloe Garfield
Three generations of a large and brilliant theatrical clan spend each summer at their sprawling family home rehearsing and staging a new production that they then perform for an exclusive audience at season's end. This year the play is Chekhov's "The Seagull" and, oddly enough, the family finds itself in a Chekhovian drama of its own when, due to economic circumstances, they are forced to sell their decades-old family retreat. On the last weekend of their last summer together, the family, led by matriarch Helena, is visited by Oona, a rising Hollywood film star who is fleeing fame and fortune in pursuit of a higher artistic purpose. Undeterred by her own lack of theatrical credentials, Oona nonetheless proves that she has "a method" of her own--both onstage and off-and slowly wreaks havoc on the illustrious, insular, and sometimes insane assemblage of actors, directors, and playwrights who comprise this extraordinary gathering of family and friends.
20.
My Life's in Turnaround (1994) as Herself
Two misfits discover that their calling is the cinema and, within the confines of the "New York independent film" world, go about trying to acheive their goals.
21.
Beans Of Egypt, Maine, The (1994) as Earlene Pomerleau
Based on Carolyn Chute's bestselling novel, America's underclass society as seen through the experiences of one family.
22.
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) as Jane Grant
The story of Dorothy Parker and the famed Algonquin roundtable; a gathering of writers, actors and assorted folk at the New York hotel in the late 1920s and 30s.
23.
Chantilly Lace (1993) as Ann
In this unscripted, improvised telefilm, a group of good female friends gather three times (for a birthday party, a bachelorette party and a funeral) to discuss their lives, loves and losses.
24.
Daybreak (1993) as Laurie
Set in a future war-torn America where a young woman falls in love with a mysterious rebel leader and joins his fight against a brutally oppressive government at a time when a deadly epidemic is sweeping the country.
25.
Josh and S.A.M. (1993) as Alison
Two young brothers respond to the dissolution of their family by embarking on an adventure, after the older brother convinces the younger that he is a Pentagon creation: a Strategically Altered Mutant (SAM).
26.
Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992) as Sophie
An ironic look into the fast paced L.A. world of Monkey Zetterland, a loveable, charismatic 28-year-old and his colorful friends and family.
27.
Samantha (1991) as Samantha Stigg
Story of a young woman who learns on her 21st birthday, that she was adopted, and goes in search of her real parents.
28.
Blink of Paradise, A (1991)
A journey backward to the first memory.
29.
Woman at War, A (1991)
The the Nazi occupation of Europe, one courageous young woman wages a personal battle for survival within the inner circle of the Gestapo.
30.
Stanley And Iris (1990) as Kelly
A lonley cook at a corporation falls for a widow, who in turn teaches him to read.
31.
Silence Like Glass (1989) as Claudia
Story of a friendship between two girls, one a ballerina from an affluent family, the other from a poor family, who are both suffering from cancer.
32.
Parenthood (1989) as Julie
An extended family's members struggle to forget their differences and come together.
33.
Running on Empty (1988) as Lorna Phillips
A family of fugitives deal with their son's growing independence.
34.
Another Woman (1988) as Laura
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
35.
Stars & Bars (1988) as Bryant
An englishman is sent to America to buy a Renoir, but befreinds a group of hicks.
36.
Shy People (1987) as Grace
A New York journalist fed up with city life and concerned for the welfare of her trendy daughter, takes off for the deep south in search of her great uncle.
37.
Mosquito Coast, The (1986) as Emily Spellgood
Allie Fox and his wife take their family to Central America to build a paradise that doesn't take.
38.
Goonies, The (1985) as Stef
A band of young boys find a treasure map and embark on a magical adventure.
39.
River Rat, The (1984) as Jonsy
40.
Rollover (1981) as Fewster'S Older Daughter
Lee Winters is a former movie star who inherited her husband's multi-million dollar company when he was murdered. Lee is working with her banker to find her husband's killer, and the two become lovers. The couple go to Saudi Arabia to get a loan, and to secure Lee's role as chairman of the company's board. When they arrive in the country, the find out about a Saudi company's plot to destailize the Western economy by pulling their money out of banks all over the world.

Producer (feature film)

41.
Hair High (2004) as Co-Producer
The legend of Cherri and Spud, a teenage couple who are murdered on prom night and left for dead at the bottom of Echo Lake. Exactly one year later, their skeletal remains come back to life and they return to the prom for revenge and their justly-deserved crowns.

Cast (special)

42.
Erase the Hate (1994) as Host
Examination of the issues involved in bigotry and intolerance, from racial to sexual, as practiced in the United States.
43.
Hand-Me-Down Kid, The (1983) as Rhona
The story of twelve-year-old Ari Jacobs, the recipient of her sister's cast-off items, who finds herself in trouble when she borrows her older sister's ten speed bike without permission and it is later stolen.

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