Broadway debut in "Golden Rainbow"
Played mother to Miles Silverberg (Grant Shaud) in memorable episode of "Murphy Brown" (CBS)
Co-starred in the short-lived TV series, "A Year at the Top" (CBS)
Feature acting debut, "An Unmarried Woman"
Had featured role of Grace in the revival of "Bus Stop", starring Mary-Louise Parker and Billy Crudup
Had regular role as the mother and grandmother of the titular "Gilmore Girls" (The WB)
Had supporting role in the film version of "Six Degrees of Separation"
Played mother to Howard Stern in "Private Parts"
Replaced Carole Shelley (who in turn had replaced Dana Ivey) in the Tony-winning play "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"
Returned to Broadway in the short-lived Neil Simon play "Proposals"
Was regular on series "My Wildest Dreams" (Fox)
Co-starred as the mistress of Paul Mazursky's Vic Marcus in "Miami Rhapsody"
Had recurring role on the ABC soap opera "One Life to Live"
Played mother to Jennifer Grey in "Dirty Dancing"
Played the leading role of Ouisa Kittredge in the Braodway production of "Six Degrees of Separation"; originally understudied Stockard Channing
Won acclaim as the tart-tongued, aging hoofer Sheila in original production of "A Chorus Line"; changed billing from Carole Bishop to Kelly Bishop during the early run of the show
Billed as Carole Bishop, made stage debut in corps de ballet of Radio City Music Hall
Cast as a doctor on the ABC soap "One Life to Live"
Played regular role of Grace on the CBS drama serial "As the World Turns"
Portrayed Ginger Thorn in the short-lived ABC sitcom "The Thorns"