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Cast (feature film)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
A rich white family in the witness protection program is forced to relocate and live in Madea's home.
Another Harvest Moon (2011)
Four elderly Americans cope with life in a nursing home. Frank, Ella, Alice and June gather each morning for a game of cards. They have become like family to one another, offering unyielding support, constant bickering and strong opinions about life, death and everything in between. One morning Fran
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Kids on a family vacation must fight off an attack by knee-high alien invaders with world-destroying ambitions. At the same time, the youngsters work hard to keep their parents in the dark about the battle upstairs. It all starts as a meteor shower rockets across the dark galaxy. Four glowing pods s
Play the Game (2009)
A young ladies man teaches his dating tricks to his lonely, widowed, grandfather, and plays his best mind games to meet the woman of his dreams.
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Alex has one sweet life. After walking away from his death by accounting job, he's now a video game tester at Brainasiu, the company responsible for the worldwide gaming phenom of "Eternal Death Slayer." At 35, he may be the oldest tester in the business, but he's also the best. But when his roomma
Keeping Up With The Steins (2006)
Like the young Indian braves of long ago, Benjamin Fiedler is about to undergo an initiation rite that will take him from boy to man. But rather than face the perils of the hunt, he must endure something far worse--a Bar Mitzvah in Brentwood, California. It's not enough that Benjamin must stand in f
Our House (2005)
Raising Waylon (2004) as Aunt Marie
Ten years ago, Julia and Reg came away from their lone date together with an intense dislike for one another. Distant godparents to their friends' son, they're forced back into each other's lives to take care of him when the boy's parents unexpectedly die.
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003) as Peggy
Dickie Roberts is a 35-year old former child star. Now an out-of-work actor turned parking valet, Dickie is desperate to audition for a great role that could revitalize his career, but the part requires him to play a "normal" guy. Problem is, Dickie is anything but normal. He decides to hire a family to adopt him so he can relive his childhood and, in essence, grow up from scratch.
Sons of Mistletoe (2001) as Margie
A foster home for boys is in danger of being closed when its benefactor dies. Helen Radke, a businesswoman, has returned home for the holidays to settle her father's estate, which includes the foster home established by her father more than 60 years earlier. The director, Jimmy, must win Helen's sup
All Over the Guy (2001) as Esther
Eli and Tom are two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends, Jackie and Brett, in an attempt to ignite their own romance. While Jackie and Brett are falling in love, Eli and Tom are stumbling away from it. Ignoring Jackie's advice to stick with Eli, Tom finds himself in a clou
One True Love (2000) as Lillian
Dana Boyer, a dog kennel owner, and Kevin Grant, a fireman, meet when Kevin rescues Dana from a burning car. Both are struck by the overwhelming feeling that that have met their soulmate, but, unfortunately neither knows the other's name. To complicate matters, Kevin is engaged to Tina. When Kevin t
My Giant (1998) as Rose
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can''t distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max''s long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
Fish in the Bathtub, A (1998)
A forty year marriage begins to unravel when the husband brings home a pet fish that he wants to keep in the bathtub.
Thousand Men and a Baby, A (1997) as Sister Philomena
Based on the true story about the men aboard the U.S.S. Point Cruz who break all of the rules in order to save an Amerasian infant abandoned in front of an American Army supply depot, in 1953. Knowing that the baby boy will not survive in Korea, the men sneak him aboard their ship, nurse him back to
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Mrs Richards
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
Taffy (1995) as Actor
Time to Heal, A (1994) as Maddy
A couple's lives are changed forever when a woman suffers a stroke after the birth of her second child.
Night We Never Met, The (1993) as Neighbor
Romantic comedy set in New York City about a love triangle in a time-share studio.
Used People (1992) as Aunt Lonnie
Set in 1969, the story of a recently widowed Jewish woman from Queens, New York, and her relationship with her family and the Italian man who has loved her from afar for many years.
Honeymoon Academy (1990) as Mrs Nelson
A secret agent and her new husband become embroiled in her work during their honeymoon.
Mom For Christmas, A (1990) as Philomena
A little girl and her widowed father receive an unusual Christmas gift -- a new mom in the form of a department store mannequin come to life.
Simple Justice (1989) as Anna Dilorenzo
When the perpetrators of the vicious robbery and murder of a young innocent couple are themselves savagely killed by a mysterious stranger, it could be a case of vigilante justice. Now the investigators must follow their leads down a dangerous path in order to uncover the elusive truth.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) as Francis
Unexpected guests and a run of bad luck turn Christmas into a season in hell.
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (1987) as Dottie Wilson
A television movie about a crazy group of American tourists on a package tour of Europe. The veteran tour-bus driver specializes in outrageous excursions with unusual sights.
Number One With a Bullet (1987) as Mrs Berzak
Two police detectives are escorting a crime boss to Los Angeles to testify in a court case. When the mobster is killed by an assassin during their watch, the officers investigate the murder and uncover a plot that incriminates their own department.
Ordinary Heroes (1986) as Edith Bernside
A movie about a pair of young lovers forced to struggle with anger, pride, and an uncertain future when the man returns from Vietnam after being blinded in combat.
Letter to Three Wives, A (1985) as Sadie Finney
As three wives, friends from the same town, board a boat for a day-long charity cruise, they are handed a note from a mutual friend saying that she is running off with one of their husbands. The telefilm relates how each wife has reason to believe that hers is the husband in question.
California Girls (1984) as Mama
A New Jersey mechanic has a yen for a change and heads for California to find the girl of his dreams. Robby Benson is the young man living out his fantasy, Doris Roberts his overbearing mother, Martha Longley the bikini-clad doll he flips for in Malibu, Martin Mull her high-powered manager, Tawny Ki
Another Woman's Child (1983) as Myrna
This drama about step-parenting finds Linda Lavin and Tony LoBianco as a happily married couple into whose lives suddenly comes the young daughter he fathered out of wedlock. The original title for this movie, co-produced by Lavin, was "The Far Shore."
Diary of Anne Frank, The (1980) as Mrs Van Daan
Melissa Gilbert's version of the memorable drama recounting a Jewish teenager's ordeal hiding from the Nazis in occupied Amsterdam with her family and their friends for two years continued the star's projects (through her Half Pint Productions) to do new TV versions of film classics, including "The
Rose, The (1979) as Rose'S Mother
Bette Midler plays "Rose", an artist strikingly similar to Janis Joplin. The film follows Rose's career during her last tour. Her rock and roll lifestyle of Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll and constant touring lead her to an inevitable breakdown.
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979) as Rene
Jennifer: A Woman's Story (1979) as Kay
The widow of a wealthy shipbuilder tries to hold onto his business and becomes involved with boardroom intrigue in her bitter struggle to maintain control of the company. The British TV series "The Foundation" was the basis of this movie.
Ruby and Oswald (1978) as Eva
A dramatic re-creation of the four-day span preceding and following the assassination of John Kennedy in November 1963, drawn from authenticated events and eye-witness accounts.
Once in Paris (1978) as Lars Brady'S Ex-Wife
A married American man g s to Paris where he falls in love with a British woman who he meets at his hotel.
Rabbit Test (1978) as Mrs Carpenter
Lionel is a young man who has never had sex and is engaged to be married. His cousin sets him up with a one-night stand, and not long after this he finds himself to be the world's first pregnant man.
It Happened One Christmas (1977) as Mrs Bailey
A new version of Frank Capra's 1947 classic "It's a Wonderful Life" with a gender switch -- Marlo Thomas for James Stewart, Wayne Rogers for Donna Reed, and Cloris Leachman for Henry Travers. Emmy Award nominations went to Cloris Leachman as well as to art director John J. Lloyd and set decorator Ha
Storyteller, The (1977) as Marion Davidson
A veteran television writer is troubled by charges that his teleplay motivated a boy to actions that caused his death. Richard Levinson and William Link received Emmy Award nominations for their original story.
Hester Street (1975) as Kavarsky
A Russian immigrant brings over his wife only to realize they are now strangers.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) as Mayor'S Wife
Gunmen hold a New York subway train and its passengers for ransom.
The Heartbreak Kid (1972) as Mrs. Cantrow
A newlywed falls in love with the perfect woman during the honeymoon from Hell.
A New Leaf (1971) as Mrs. Traggert
A playboy squanders his wealth and must seek out a new source to maintain his idle rich lifestyle, namely marrying a rich woman and ... murdering her.
Little Murders (1971) as Mrs. Chamberlain
A feisty New York woman tries to turn her apathetic fiancé into a fighter.
Such Good Friends (1971) as Mrs. Gold
The Honeymoon Killers (1970) as Bunny
A lonely nurse and her gigolo lover murder a string of widows.
No Way To Treat a Lady (1968) as Sylvia Poppie
A serial killer uses a variety of disguises to get to his victims.
A Lovely Way To Die (1968) as Feeney
A police detective quits the force after charges of brutality, gets a job protecting a woman accused of murder, falls in love with her, and then ends up proving she was set up.
Something Wild (1961) as
A rape victim runs away from her family and takes shelter with a romantic auto mechanic.
Jealousy (1934) as
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?

Music (feature film)

The Houston Story (1956) as Composer
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.

Cast (special)

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (2003) as Featuring
Award show which honors the legendary and most beloved programs in television history.
Everybody Loves Raymond: The First Six Years (2002)
Celebrity fans and not-so-famous faces talk about their families and how the series "Everybody Loves Raymond" relates to their own lives. In addition, scenes from the last six seasons are interwoven with the testimonials.
Intimate Portrait: Doris Roberts (2002) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Doris Roberts.
Intimate Portrait: Patricia Heaton (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Patricia Heaton, best known for her role as Debra on the CBS comedy series "Everybody Loves Raymond."
55th Annual Tony Awards, The (2001) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 55th annual Tony Awards presentation from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the shows and stars of the 2000-2001 Broadway season.
2001 TV Guide Awards, The (2001)
Coverage of the 3rd annual TV Guide Awards presentation, voted by readers of the magazine, honoring television series and performers from the Shrine Expo Center in Los Angeles, California. The program launches a new awards category, "TV Moment of the Year," designed to identify the most poignant, co
2001 Genesis Awards, The (2001) as Presenter
Coverage of the 15th annual Genesis Awards presentation honoring outstanding individuals in the major news and entertainment media for spotlighting animal issues with courage, creativity and integrity.
Miss USA 2001 (2001) as Judge
Live coverage of the 50th annual Miss USA Pageant from the Genesis Center in Gary, Indiana.
Hollywood Unites: An E! News Special (2001)
Celebrities from the world of entertainment speak about their efforts to rally public sentiment in the United States after the events of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon and Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
9th Annual Movieguide Awards, The (2001) as Presenter
Awards ceremony honoring family-friendly films.
14th Annual Genesis Awards (2000) as Presenter
Coverage of the 14th annual Genesis Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Genesis Awards honor individuals in the major media whose coverage and integrity have increased awareness of animal-protection issues. The theme of the 14th annual Genesis Awards was "On
1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, The (1999) as Presenter
Coverage of the 1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
TV Moms at Home (1999)
A look inside the homes of television moms, including the homes of Doris Roberts, Estelle Harris, Isabel Sanford, Michael Learned, JoMarie Payton and Renee Taylor.
Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups III (1999)
Special featuring outtakes of CBS television programs.
Sea World and Busch Gardens Adventures: Alien Vacation! (1997) as Marie
Entertainment special starring comedians Rodney Dangerfield and Dave Coulier as aliens who come to Earth to observe humans interacting with animals at Sea World of Florida in Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Sunset Gang, The (1991) as Mimi ("Yiddish")
A three-part special for "American Playhouse" about a group of people living in a Florida retirement community. "Yiddish" is the story of two married retirees who form a bond when they discover a mutual appreciation of their native language. "The Detective" follows Seymour Shapiro, who is starved fo
Ladies on Sweet Street (1990) as Bea
Two older women play detective to help the clients of their children, a district attorney and a public defender.
Gregory Harrison Show, The (1989) as Cecile Rickwald
The glamorous lifestyle of a free-spirited fashion photographer is changed dramatically when he gets custody of his two young children.
Fig Tree, The (1987) as Great Aunt Eliza
An adaptation of an autobiographical short story by Katherine Anne Porter about Miranda, a young girl motherless since infancy and obsessed with death. It is the death and burial of a chick and the intercession of her eccentric Great Aunt Eliza that allow Miranda to come to terms with the cycle of l
You Are the Jury (1987) as Michele Loring
A special drama in which the viewers (via a 900 telephone number) are asked to vote on a verdict in a murder trial involving the complex situation that arises when the victim's wife and her lover are the only witnesses to the murder -- and they accuse each other.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Me and Mrs. C. (1984) as Ethel Connelly
The misadventures of Ethel Connelly, a widow struggling to live on her Social Security income, and Jeri Monroe, a young female ex-convict who resides with her to help pay expenses. The pilot episode establishes the would-be series format as Ethel rents Jeri a room, then tries to find her a job at th
In Trouble (1981) as Irma Degroot
The misadventures of Ivy Miller, Annie Monahan, and Janey Zerneck, three prankish high school students. In the pilot episode, the girls wind up in trouble when they become underage barmaids in Lou's Locker Room, a strip joint, to earn money to buy Janey contact lenses.
Bell, Book and Candle (1976) as Aunt Enid
The story of Alex Brandt, a publisher who moves into a flat above a curio shop that is run by Gillian Holroyd, a beautiful young witch, and her aunt Enid, also a sorceress. In the pilot episode, Brandt first meets -- and immediately falls in love with -- Gillian.
Oath: 33 Hours in the Life of God, The (1976) as Paula Handy
The first of two pilot films for a perspective series of medical dramas. The first pilot film tells the story of Dr. Simon Abbott, a cold, impersonal cardiologist whose total dedication to his work begins to affect his health and marriage.
Lily Tomlin Special, The (1975)
Various comedy sketches conceived and performed by Lily Tomlin and friends.
Trouble With People, The (1972) as Waitress (Story 1)
The overall title for five short sketches by Neil Simon. 1: "The Greasy Diner." The story of a couple who enter a diner, take one look around, then wish they had never entered. 2: "The Man Who Got a Ticket." The story of a driver who is issued 369 summonses by a confused computer. 3: "The Night Visi

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Time to Remember, A (2003) as Maggie Calhoun

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Blind Faith (1990) as Tessie Mcbride
A four-hour miniseries based on a true story. A leading citizen in the small New Jersey community of Toms River arranges for the murder of his wife. The persistence of an assistant prosecutor assigned to the case unnerves the man, whose sons are finally forced to accept the tragic reality of their f

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Alvin Goes Back to School (1986) as Doris
Alvin the Chipmunk returns to school and convinces officials that he's the new principal and changes the curriculum so that students can have more fun. The program features a host of NBC stars and previews the new 1986-87 NBC Saturday morning lineup, combining live-action and animation.

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