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Born: May 18, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Dan and Laura both love their deaf 6 year old son more than life, but they differ on a key issue of his upbringing - whether or not to get him cochlear implants. The disagreement begins to tear their family apart.
2.
Desert Heat (1999)
Desperate to flee the inner demons raging inside him, mysterious loner Eddie Lomax rides to the last outpost of an abandoned desert highway prepared to end it all. But when a savage gang steals his prized cycle and leaves him for dead, Eddie's life is saved by a soulmate from his past. Burning with
3.
Horton Foote's Alone (1997) as Susan Hight
Farmer and recent widower John Webb is suddenly offered money for the mineral rights to his land by a Texas oil man. Webb's nephews, Carl and Gus, Jr., become excited by the proposition since they own 50% of the land's mineral rights after receiving an earlier inheritance from their father. The neph
4.
Carried Away (1996) as Lily Henson
Joseph and Rosealee have maintained a relationship of convenience since her husband's death, but the onset of routine over the years has deprived them both of the passion they so eagerly crave. Joseph spends his days educating the local children about the world and all it has to offer, while at night he cares for his terminally ill mother. Rosealee also teaches at the local school and struggles to raise her teenage son alone. Despite her numerous declarations of her love and desire to marry him, Rosealee cannot get through to Joseph, who keeps his emotions locked up in an impenetrable facade. When he and Catherine, a radiant 17 year-old student, embark on a blistering affair, Joseph experiences a degree of passion and vitality he never thought possible. When Rosealee learns of Joseph's clandestine romance, a great deal of soul searching is required for them to mend their relationship, and discover what they have found--the ability to live life to its fullest... and be carried away.
5.
Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (1994) as Woman In Movie Theater ("The Theater")
A television movie based on two of the late Rod Serling's unproduced scripts. In "Where the Dead Are," a Boston surgeon in 1868 searches for a scientist who may have the answer to a medical mystery. In "The Theater," a young woman attends a movie theater only to find that her life story is being rev
6.
Painted Desert, The (1993) as Barbara
In the middle of the desert, a solipsistic Japanese-American woman, along with her elderly and paralysed friend Barbara, runs the Desert Rose Cafe. Things liven up with the arrival of a mafia henchman (whose boss is hiding out at a nearby ranch), a battered Japanse man (who turns out to be a terrifi
7.
Un-Becoming Age (1992) as Grandma
After being exposed to some magic bubbles, a forty-year-old suburban housewife reverts to the mentality of an 8-year-old.
8.
Runaway Father (1991) as Mary Bennett
Based on the book about a woman and her three children who were deserted by her husband. Seventeen years later, after discovering his whereabouts, she begins a legal battle to recover years of back child support.
9.
Show Of Force, A (1990) as Alice Ryan
An American journalist in 1978 Puerto Rico investigates the murder of a nationalist, possibly by the police.
10.
Disturbed (1990) as Nurse Francine
A doctor at a mental hospital terrorizes the patients.
11.
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D. (1989)
A spoof about jump-starting the dead.
12.
Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, A (1989)
The pleas of a Torrington, Connecticut, woman for police protection against her physically abusive, estranged husband are ignored. Permanently disfigured, she finally fights back with a lawsuit that results in reforms in police training and responsiveness to domestic violence. Based on a true story.
13.
Rumpelstiltskin (1987) as Queen Grizelda
In this musical version of the classic fairy tale, a little man named Rumpelstiltskin gives the miller's daughter Katie the power to spin straw into gold. By doing so, she wins the love of the prince and marries him. But later, Rumpelstiltskin kidnaps Katie's first-born child, refusing to return the
14.
Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A (1987) as Dr Elizabeth Simms
15.
From The Hip (1987) as Mrs Martha Williams
After winning a 'no contest' case through outrageous courtroom tactics, lawyer Judd Nelson quickly discovers his next client, a murderer (John Hurt), will be a hard sell.
16.
Blue Velvet (1986) as Mrs Beaumont
A small-town boy unearths a world of corruption when he stumbles upon a severed ear.
17.
Falcon And The Snowman, The (1985) as Mrs Lee
Outrage leads two young Americans to sell national secrets to the Soviets in this intense, Cold War era drama that is based on real events. Disgusted by what he learns at his job routing messages for the CIA, ex-seminary student Timothy Hutton joins forces with his best friend Sean Penn to do a litt
18.
Generation (1985) as Ellen Breed
Futuristic prospective series pilot, a distant cousin to the 1975 theatrical violent sport movie "Rollerball," revolves around a turn-of-the-millenium family on the Great Eve (the night before the year 2000 begins) planning for a reunion. Son Richard Beymer (returning to the spotlight years after "W
19.
Micki & Maude (1984) as Diana Hutchinson
When both of his wives get pregnant, a bigamist struggles to keep them from meeting.
20.
Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983) as Miss Cox ("Kick The Can")
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy's imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.
21.
Gift of Life, The (1982) as Rosalee Boyer
A young wife, the mother of two, contracts to undertake a surrogate pregnancy for another woman, with her husband's reluctant approval, but is crushed when her best friend, as well as her parents, denounce her. The first of several TV-movies with variations on the theme.
22.
Mysterious Two, The (1982) as She
An extraterrestrial couple come to Earth to recruit misfits and adventurers for a trip to their galaxy in this prospective series pilot. John Forsythe and Priscilla Pointer are He and She, and James Stephens (Hart on "The Paper Chase") heads the guest cast of TV luminaries He and She try to entice t
23.
Mommie Dearest (1981) as Mrs Chadwick
A portrayal of the actress Joan Crawford as a screaming witch-mother who abuses her kids.
24.
Archer: Fugitive From the Empire, The (1981) as Hawk Lady
The growing popularity of the sword and sorcery genre in theatrical films, books and comics led to this comic book pilot to a proposed TV series and the first television movie to explore the fad. Other than George Kennedy, who plays the warrior hero's bloodsire, the performers were relatively unfami
25.
The Competition (1980) as Mrs Donellan
Competitors in a classical piano competition fall in love.
26.
Honeysuckle Rose (1980) as Rosella
A country music star leads different lifestyles at home and on the road.
27.
The Onion Field (1979) as Chrissie Campbell
When his partner is killed by a disturbed ex-con, a policeman struggles to regain his confidence.
28.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) as Missy Lehand
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
29.
Killing Affair, A (1977) as Judge Cudahy
A white woman detective and her black partner are caught up in a love affair while working on a series of vicious crimes.
30.
Mary Jane Happer Cried Last Night (1977) as Laura Atherton
Child abuse is the subject of this film dealing with a deeply troubled young mother whose serious psychiatric problems lead her to take them out on her daughter. Editor Kenneth R. Koch received an Emmy Award nomination.
31.
3000 Mile Chase, The (1977) as Emma Dvorak
A professional courier's efforts to deliver a key witness cross-country to a New York court appearance comes under attack by professional gunmen in this pilot film for a prospective series.
32.
Looking For Mr. Goodbar (1977) as Mrs Dunn
Theresa is a successful teacher of deaf children during the day but after a short unhappy affair starts to spend her nights cruising bars. Her craving first for sex but later also for drugs leads into increasingly demeaning and dangerous situations completely at odds with her daytime commitment to her children.
33.
Nickelodeon (1976) as Mabel
A bashful lawyer gets mixed up in the movies' turbulent early years.
34.
Keegans, The (1976) as Helen Hunter Mcvey
An investigative magazine reporter sets out to prove the innocence of his brother, a professional football player who is accused of murdering his sister's brutal attacker, found to be tied in with the syndicate.
35.
Collision Course (1976) as Jean Macarthur
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
36.
Carrie (1976) as Mrs Snell
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
37.
Great Texas Dynamite Chase, The (1976) as Ms Harris
After Candy Morgan escapes from prison, she join up with former bank teller Ellie-Jo Turner for a spree of robbing banks and breaking men's hearts.
38.
Big Ripoff, The (1975) as Lucy Meredith
This was the pilot for Curtis' "McCoy" series (1975-76) with an elaborate "sting" which he concocts to recover $250,000 in ransom from the kidnappers of a millionaire's wife.
39.
Death Takes a Holiday (1971) as Marion Chapman
In this updated remake of the 1934 movie that starred Fredric March, Death in human form comes to earth to learn why people hang onto life so tenaciously and unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman. The film reunited veteran actors Melvyn Douglas and Myrna Loy for the first time sinc
40.
Failing of Raymond, The (1971) as History Teacher
A spinster school teacher, on the eve of her retirement, finds that she is marked for death by a mentally deranged former student she had flunked ten years earlier.

Cast (special)

41.
Intimate Portrait: Amy Irving (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Amy Irving.
42.
Traveler's Rest (1993) as Annie
A divorced woman and a widowed motel owner console one another after exchanging stories about their late spouses.
43.
Judgment Day (1981) as Mrs Miller
An unusual story that is set in a celestial courtroom where a deceased person is evaluated for entrance into either Heaven or Hell. Seated before the Judge, the in-limbo soul is placed on trial and Mr. Heavener (representing Heaven) and Mr. Heller (representing Hell) present the good and bad aspects
44.
Mom and Dad Can't Hear Me (1978) as Mrs Meredith
Charlotte Meredith is a fifteen-year-old teenager and the daughter of deaf parents who learns to appreciate the special kind of family she comes from, and not be embarrassed by them.

Cast (special)

45.
Hemingway (1988) as Grace Hemingway

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