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Born: February 8, 1953 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
A teenage waitress prostitutes herself while chasing her dreams in San Francisco.
2.
Dean (2016)
An illustrator falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother's death.
3.
Turkey Hollow (2015)
A divorced man takes his two kids to his Aunt Cly's remote farm in Turkey Hollow for Thanksgiving -- but the whole family is swept up in an adventure revolving around the "Howling Hoodoo," an elusive monster that, up until now, the townsfolk have dismissed as mere myth. Aunt Cly faces a grim holiday
4.
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Documentary of the events that happened when two tennis pros... one an unconventional bad boy from the streets and the other, a tennis prodigy, play each other at Wimbledon 2004.
5.
Walk in the Woods, A (2015)
Two men decide to walk the entire Appalachian Trail.
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Song One (2014)
9.
Last Vegas (2013)
Semi-retired baby boomers Billy, Paddy, Archie and Sam have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his much younger girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas, determined to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. When they get there,
10.
Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, The (2012)
A recently widowed architect befriends a wisecracking young girl and agrees to help her build a raft to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
11.
Dirty Girl (2011)
Danielle, the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke, an innocent closet-case with no friends. Danielle is determined to get to California to find the fathe
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Elvis and Anabelle (2009)
After her tragic and accidental death, Anabelle awakens miraculously and falls in love with her embalmer, Elvis.
14.
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Highly successful Manhattan couple, Meryl and Paul Morgan, have almost-perfect lives-except for one notable failure - their dissolving marriage. But the turmoil of their romantic lives is nothing compared to what they are about to experience when they witness a murder and become targets of a contrac
15.
Open Road, The (2009)
Minor leaguer Carlton Garrett takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett when Carlton's mother becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad's likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lu
16.
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Detective Dave Robicheaux is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie Balboni. But during his investigation Robicheaux is led into a series of surreal encounters with a troop of Confederate soldiers.
17.
Proposal, The (2009)
When high-powered book editor Margaret faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares that she's actually engaged to her unsuspecting put-upon assistant Andrew, who she's tormented for years. He agrees to participate in the charade, but with a few conditions of his own. Th
18.
Four Christmases (2008)
No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met--ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and emotional fallout of their four respective households: divorced parents, squabbling siblings, out-of-control kids and all the simmering resentments and awkward moments that are the hallmarks of every family Christmas. But not this year. Shorts and sunglasses packed, Brad and Kate are trapped at the San Francisco airport by a fogbank that cancels every outbound flight. Worse yet, they are caught on camera by a local news crew, revealing their whereabouts to the whole city--and to their families. With no escape and no excuses, they are now expected home by Brad''s father. And Kate''s mother. And Brad''s mother. And Kate''s father. Four Christmases in one day. As they brace themselves for a marathon of homecomings, Brad and Kate expect the worst--and that''s exactly what they get. But as Brad counts down the minutes to their freedom, Kate surprisingly finds herself tuned to the ticking of a different clock. At the end of the day, each will gain a new perspective on where they came From--and where they''re going. Getting to know themselves and each other as they really are could finally give them a chance at the kind of love they''ve only been playing at.
19.
Step Brothers (2008)
Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old, lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy marry and move in together, Brennan and Dale are forced to live with each other as step brothers. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two middle-aged, immature, overgrown boys will orchestrate an insane, elaborate plan to bring their parents back together. To pull it off, they must form an unlikely bond that maybe, just maybe, will finally get them out of the house.
20.
Numb (2007)
A screenwriter suffers from acute depersonalization disorder, a condition so alienating and sanguine that it makes the chronically depressed look perky. When he falls for a girl, he puts himself through every single therapy in the book in order to win her love.
21.
Honeydripper (2007)
In 1950's Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgement, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.
22.
Brave One, The (2007)
David (Naveen Andrews) and his fiance, Erica (Jodie Foster, and their dog usually take a stroll in nearby Central Park. One day while at the park they let the dog run without a leash, and when he does not return or respond to their calls, they frantically search for him. They eventually find him being held by three men who want a reward. When David refuses, they start to molest Erica and David intervenes. Two of the men assault the couple, while the third uses a camcorder to film this incident. Erica is knocked unconscious, and regains her senses several days later in a hospital. She is told the shocking news that David was killed and the dog is missing. A traumatized Erica returns home to try and regain her life. She also visits the police station but does not get much help.
23.
Nobel Son (2007)
Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PHD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, Sarah, a renowned forensic psychiatrist, now have the ill-fortune of living with a man-eating monster whose phil
24.
Inland Empire (2006)
A blonde actress is preparing for her biggest role yet, but when she finds herself falling for her co-star, she realizes that her life is beginning to mimic the fictional film that they're shooting. Adding to her confusion is the revelation that the current film is a remake of a doomed Polish produc
25.
Dead Girl, The (2006)
The murdered body of a young woman named Krista is found by Arden, a lonesome caretaker living with her irascible mother. This leads to Leah, a forensics graduate student whose sister went missing as a child, stumbling upon possible closure when Krista's body appears on her gurney. The story continu
26.
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
Frank has been consumed by grief over his wife's death. But everything changes when he pulls over on a rural highway to help a dying stranger entangled in a car wreck. En route to fulfill a forty-year promise to his childhood sweetheart, the stranger shares a compelling tale of adolescent love rep
27.
It Must be Love (2004) as Clem Gazelle
Based on a true story, an estranged couple takes a road trip in an effort to hammer out the details of an amicable divorce. When they are standed in a snowstorm, they come face to face with the truths of how their relationship went awry.
28.
Hope Springs (2004) as Joanie Fisher
British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancee, Vera, the love of his life, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon finds more than a shoulder to cry
29.
Casa de Los Babys (2003) as Gayle
Six American women travel to an unnamed South American country to adopt babies. According to local law, the women are forced to establish residency and live among the native people. The women include: a working-class Southerner who is a member of Alcoholics Anonymous; a neurotic Jewish New Yorker; a
30.
Elf (2003) as Emily
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
31.
Wish You Were Dead (2002)
A twisted love story focusing on a sexy hit woman, her equally-bad rival and the poetry-reciting insurance investigator she's hired to kill.
32.
Sunshine State (2002) as Francine Pickney
A comedy drama set in modern day Florida concerning two vibrant women who find themselves, after their big time dreams have not panned out, back in their small neighboring hometowns. Caught between their past and their future, both are struggling to find a way to become independent women in a place
33.
Trumpet of the Swan, The (2001) as Voice Of Louie'S Mother
The story of Louie, a mute young trumpeter swan who receives a voice only after his father risks all to steal a trumpet for him. Developing a valuable relationship with Sam, a young boy who becomes his friend and mentor, Louie becomes a famous musician in order to earn enough money to pay back the m
34.
I Am Sam (2001) as Doctor Blake
A mentally challenged man fights to maintain custody of his 7-year-old daughter.
35.
Nobody's Baby (2001) as Estelle
Billy and Buford, two hopelessly dim drifters with lifelong histories of trouble, each face ten-year sentences in jail. Managing to escape from the prison van, the two split up with plans to rendezvous down the road. Billy hitches a ride and witnesses-actually is partly responsible for-an accident i
36.
Life as a House (2001) as Coleen Beck
George Monroe has had a lifelong ambition to achieve one of the great American Dreams: to build his own home, a refuge set on a cliff at the end of the sea. But it''s a dream that George has put off again and again while he''s sunk lower and lower--ending up divorced, overworked and estranged not only from friends and family, but from himself. Now George has hit rock bottom and there''s nowhere to go... except out onto the edge. His neighbors despise his sagging, dilapidated shack. His teen-aged son would rather stare into space than raise a finger to help him. His ex-wife, who once shared his dream, is now emotionally distant from him. Local city officials want to sabotage his plans. It seems there is no one left with any faith in him. But George is determined to build this house--even if it means refurbishing his entire life. He begins the project alone, but soon attracts a disparate group of people. What begins as a way for George to redeem his own dreams turns into something much bigger...
37.
Picnic (2000) as Rosemary
Adaptation of William Inge's play about a drifter who shakes up a small Midwestern town when he falls for his old friend's fiancee. Hal arrives in Elgin, Kansas, looking for his college chum, Alan Benson, a wealthy young man whom he plans to ask for a job. Currently a drifter with no money, Hal conn
38.
About Sarah (1998) as Sarah
The story of a family that undergoes a transformation when faced with a decision about caring for one of its own, a woman with mental retardation. In her will, Rose has named her granddaughter Mary Beth, a college senior, the legal guardian of her developmentally disabled mother Sarah. Upon Rose's d
39.
Powder (1995) as Jessie Caldwell
An enigmatic young man with startlingly white skin and extraordinary abilities is discovered living in the cellar of a remote farmhouse and brought to live in a community that doesn''t know quite what to make of him. Befriended by the head of a school for troubled youths and an enthusiastic science teacher, the young man demonstrates as astoundingly high I.Q. and a tremendous compassion to persist despite the distrust, hatred and fear that his presence seems to generate. He ultimately has a profound effect on all who come in contact with him but learns that he is the only one who can help himself.
40.
My Family: Mi Familia (1995) as Gloria
Three generations of immigrants fight to make their way in the U.S.
41.
Nixon (1995) as Hannah Nixon
The controversial president struggles to maintain his integrity and sanity in a shifting political landscape.
42.
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Sister Ida
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
43.
Clifford (1994) as Sarah Davis
A devilish 10-year-old boy wreaks havoc when he visits his bachelor uncle in Los Angeles.
44.
It Runs in the Family (1994) as Mom
The relationship between a boy and his parents grows stronger over one particular summer.
45.
Pontiac Moon (1994) as Katherine Bellamy
An eccentric science teacher lives with his wife, who hasn''t left their house in seven years, and an eleven-year-old son who dreams of rockets but has never even taken a ride in a car. Inspired by the Apollo XI astronauts, who are about to make their historic landing on the moon, the father realizes it is time for his family to break free of their inhibitions and make life a bold, new and thrilling adventure. With barely four days before the astronauts touch down on the lunar surface, he sets out with his son on a grand adventure--to match the mileage on his beloved 1949 Pontiac Chief with the distance between the Earth and moon.
46.
Philadelphia (1993) as Belinda Conine
A lawyer sues his firm for firing him because he has AIDS.
47.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) as Betty Carver
Gilbert Grape lives in Endora, a place where nothing much happens. The only time the police have something to do is when Gilbert's autistic brother Arnie tries to climb up on the water tower nearby. Taking care of Arnie is mostly Gilbert's task which can be pretty demanding, at least while you are w
48.
Butcher's Wife, The (1991) as Stella
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.
49.
Long Walk Home, The (1990) as Narration
During the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the lives of an upper middle-class white woman and her black maid become intertwined.
50.
Back To The Future (Part 3) (1990) as Clara Clayton
Marty McFly drives into the Old West to rescue Doc, whose blossoming romance makes him reluctant to return, from the clutches of the villainous Tannen Gang.
51.
Miss Firecracker (1989) as Elain Rutledge
A small-town girl pins all her hopes on winning a local beauty pageant.
52.
Parenthood (1989) as Karen
An extended family''''s members struggle to forget their differences and come together.
53.
Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, The (1988) as Miep Gies
A retelling of the famous true story of the Frank family, and the courage of the Dutch people who helped them hide from the German occupation of Holland.
54.
End of the Line (1987) as Rose Pickett
The lives of two best friends and career railroad workers are radically changed when the railroad is abandoned in favor of an air freight company.
55.
Whales of August, The (1987) as Young Sarah
Elderly sisters try to mend their differences during a summer on the Maine coast.
56.
Dead Of Winter (1987) as Evelyn; Julie Rose; Katie Mcgovern
A struggling actress is lured to a random mansion, where all is not what it seems.
57.
One Magic Christmas (1985) as Ginny Grainger
A wife and mother is cheerless during the Christmas season, but her young daughter, with the help of a guardian angel, gives her back the holiday spirit.
58.
Cross Creek (1983) as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
59.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Phoebe Craddock
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
60.
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) as Adrian Hobbs
Three couples find their relationships tested during a country weekend.
61.
Ragtime (1981) as Mother
A proud black musician rebels against racism in turn-of-the-century New York.
62.
Melvin and Howard (1980) as Lynda Dummar
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
63.
Time After Time (1979) as Amy Robbins
When Jack the Ripper steals his time machine, author H.G. Wells travels to modern-day San Francisco to track him down.
64.
Goin' South (1978) as Julia Tate
A horse thief escapes hanging by marrying a proper woman who expects him to work her gold mine.

Producer (feature film)

65.
End of the Line (1987) as Executive Producer
The lives of two best friends and career railroad workers are radically changed when the railroad is abandoned in favor of an air freight company.

Music (feature film)

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Song One (2014)
68.
Last Vegas (2013)
Semi-retired baby boomers Billy, Paddy, Archie and Sam have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his much younger girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas, determined to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. When they get there,
69.
Dirty Girl (2011)
Danielle, the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke, an innocent closet-case with no friends. Danielle is determined to get to California to find the fathe
70.
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Song Performer ("God'S Clothesline" "Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho")
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
71.
Butcher's Wife, The (1991) as Song Performer ("In The Dark" "Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer" "What'Ll I Do")
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.

Cast (special)

72.
E! Entertainer of the Year 2003 (2003) as Interviewee
The E! Entertainment Network honors top entertainment achievers of 2003. Potentials from categories such as Comeback and Hero are eventually beat out by Johnny Depp.
73.
28th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2002) as Presenter
Coverage of the 28th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
74.
Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story, The (2000) as Voice Over
Documentary detailing a story of racial violence in 1920s Oklahoma. After a black shoeshine boy was accused of assaulting a white female, an angry white mob left 300 blacks massacred -- but only 30 people were reported dead.
75.
Ted Danson: One Lucky Guy (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Ted Danson.
76.
Intimate Portrait: Laura Dern (1999) as Narration
Documentary about the life and career of actor Laura Dern.
77.
Intimate Portrait: Mary Steenburgen (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of actor Mary Steenburgen, star of "Melvin and Howard," "Philadelphia" and "Parenthood." Steenburgen discusses her career and shares stories of her adventures in politics, including her role in the 1992 Presidential campaign.
78.
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (1998)
Variety special honoring the State of Israel's 50th Anniversary.
79.
23rd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1997) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 23rd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
80.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
81.
Earth Day at Walt Disney World (1996)
Special featuring musical performances as well as environmental sketches from celebrities. Hosted by Ed Begley, Jr., the special is telecast from Walt Disney World.
82.
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)
A live tribute to the 30-year legacy of "Star Trek." It features appearances by many of the stars who have been part of "Star Trek" history, as well as personalities from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the performing arts.
83.
Night of About 14 CBS Stars (1996)
Special highlighting CBS' new fall comedies. Host Ray Romano, star of the upcoming "Everybody Love Raymond," gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the new series and interviews some of the stars of "Ink," "Pearl" and "Cosby."
84.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Voice Of Christine Frederick
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
85.
American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, The (1994)
A presentation of the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award to actor Jack Nicholson.
86.
Gift, The (1994) as Catherine
A woman must cope with life after she and her longtime lover break up.
87.
Earth and the American Dream (1993) as Voice
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
88.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Interviewee
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
89.
American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, The (1984)
A tribute to actress Lilian Gish, winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

90.
Living With The Dead (2002) as Detective Karen Condrin
Based on the life of medium James Van Praagh. Ted Danson stars as a tortured psychic who comes to terms with his ability to communicate with the dead who are using his telepathic gift to help solve murders.
91.
Noah's Ark (1999) as Naamah
Dramatization of the biblical story of Noah and the flood. Noah, his wife and sons are among the few to escape the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. An outcast in his new village, Noah is ridiculed when he builds a great ark at the height of a long drought. But when animals begin to arrive "two by
92.
Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Mary Gulliver
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
93.
Tender is the Night (1985) as Nicole Warren Diver
A five-part miniseries chronicling the passionate yet soul-destroying romance of Dick and Nicole Diver, two wealthy American ex-patriates living in Europe during the twenties.

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