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Also Known As: Died:
Born: September 7, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: actor, model

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Born in Germany, where her father was stationed with the US Army. A top model, Blakely made her screen debut in 1972 and has since alternated between film and TV. She turned in noteworthy roles in "The Lords of Flatbush" (1974), as Julie Prescott in the TV miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976), and as Frances Farmer in the TV film, "Will There Really Be a Morning?" (1983). Divorced from screenwriter Todd Merer and married since 1982 to producer Steve Jaffe.

Born in Germany, where her father was stationed with the US Army. A top model, Blakely made her screen debut in 1972 and has since alternated between film and TV. She turned in noteworthy roles in "The Lords of Flatbush" (1974), as Julie Prescott in the TV miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976), and as Frances Farmer in the TV film, "Will There Really Be a Morning?" (1983). Divorced from screenwriter Todd Merer and married since 1982 to producer Steve Jaffe.

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2.
 Hate Crime (2005)
3.
4.
 Mother's Testimony, A (2001) Donna Mulroney
5.
 Perfect Nanny, The (2001) Dr Julia Bruning
6.
 Her Married Lover (2000) Laura Manhart
7.
 Chain of Command (2000) Danforth
8.
 Race Against Fear: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998) Margaret Carlyle
9.
 Gut Feeling (1998)
10.
 Co-ed Call Girl (1996) Teri Halbert
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1972:
Film debut in "Savages"
1973:
Appeared in "The Way We Were"
1974:
Had co-starring role in "Lords of Flatbush"
1975:
Acted in "Report to the Commissioner"
1976:
Starred in the TV miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man" (ABC)
1980:
Had lead role in the NBC movie "A Cry of Love"
1981:
Played Eva Braun in the CBS movie "The Bunker"
1983:
Portrayed Frances Farmer in the TV-movie "Will There Really Be a Morning?"
1986:
Starred in "Blood & Orchids" (CBS)
1986:
Played Joan Kennedy in the NBC biography "The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story"
1987:
Acted in "Over the Top"
1990:
Appeared in "The Incident" (CBS)
1992:
Reprised role in the CBS sequel "Against Her Will: An Individual in Baltimore" (CBS)
1994:
Portrayed lawyer Leslie Abramson in the Fox movie "Honor Thy Father and Mother -- The True Story of the Menendez Murders"
2001:
Had title role in world premiere of play "Diva" at La Jolla Playhouse
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Education

University of Texas: Austin , Texas -
The Neigborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre: New York , New York -

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husband:
Todd Merer. Lawyer, screenwriter. Married 1969, divorced.
husband:
Steve Jaffe. Publicist, film producer. Married July 16, 1982.

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father:
Lawrence Blakely. With US Army.

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