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Cast (feature film)

Another Woman's Husband (2000) as Annette
When Laurel tries to conquer her fear of water by taking swimming lessons at the local community center, she develops a friendship with her teacher, Susan. Both women are struggling with uncertainties about their relationships with men. Laurel confides in Susan about her boyfriend, Jake, while Susan
Inherit the Wind (1999) as Mrs Krebs
Television movie based on the 1925 Scopes "monkey trial." Schoolmaster Bertram Cates is put on trial for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to students in rural Tennessee. Prosecuting Cates is three-time presidential nominee, self-appointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Harri
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) as Gladys Schmades
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998) as "Tom Tom Girl" Mary
A comedy centered on Jake Wilkinson, a self-absorbed prep school student, who, just days before Christmas awakens to find himself stranded in the middle of a California desert--wearing a Santa suit and a white beard glued to his face. The butt of a payback by the football team who thinks he double-c
Tower of Terror (1997) as Abigail Gregory
When lightning strikes a deluxe Hollywood hotel in 1939, five people, including child superstar Sally Shine, disappear from an elevator en route to a Halloween gala on the top floor. Sixty years later, journalist Buzzy Crocker believes he can solve the mystery with the help of his niece Anna and his
Shiloh (1996) as Mrs Young
The story of a boy's love for a dog and how that love transforms and enriches his life and the lives of others. As the young lad attempts to rescue the dog from its abusive owner and to provide it with a loving and caring home, "Shiloh" is more than a boy-and-his-dog story.
Element of Truth, An (1995) as Joanne
A mysterious woman finesses her way into the lives and bank accounts of acquaintances and cons them into making seemingly lucrative investments.
Spring Awakening (1994) as Mrs Skimmons
Period drama about the turn-of-the-century decline of a Nebraska town's economic strength and the subsequent separation of two young lovers. Based on a short story by Willa Cather.
Fire in the Dark (1991) as Gladys
A family confronts feelings of guilt and stress when they realize that they must place their aging parent in a nursing home.
Doc Hollywood (1991) as Violet
A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon gets a taste of small-town medicine in the hilarious and heartwarming "Doc Hollywood" (1991). When Dr. Benjamin Stone crashes his vintage Porsche in tiny Brady, he's sentenced to work at a local hospital to make amends. While he's there he learns a little bit about hu
Pretty Woman (1990) as Matron
A millionaire turns a streetwalker into a lady for one weekend.
Big Bad John (1990)
Film is based on Jimmy Dean's 1961 ballad "Big Bad John."
Few Days in Weasel Creek, A (1981) as Maribeth Stayvey
Serio-comic road movie about a feisty girl who sets out for California and hitches a ride for herself and her house trailer with a runaway farm boy and accompanies him on a side trip to visit his aunt in the Southern hamlet of Weasel Creek.
Matter of Life and Death, A (1981) as Nellie Norris
Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, an
Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978) as Shirley Thompson
Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Now most of people, particularly on PTA board think that she is a little too liberal for them. So they are making things tough for her and her daughter. She then decides to get back at them by pulling all sorts of pranks on them. She also decides to run for the position of PTA President, which infuriates them.
One And Only, The (1978) as House Mother
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
New Adventures of Heidi, The (1978) as Cousin Martha
The long-familiar Heidi tale is given a contemporary setting -- as the young heroine leaves her familiar Swiss mountain for the bright lights of Manhattan -- and a musical background.
Brink's: The Great Robbery (1976) as Neighborhood Lady
The third film in Quinn Martin's productions from the annals of the FBI recreates the infamous January 17, 1950 Brink's Incorporated robbery in Boston involving the theft of $2,750,000 and the Bureau's dogged pursuit of the perpetrators, whose names were changed for this movie in the traditional pro
Widow (1976) as Matty
A drama about a woman with two children who tries to adjust emotionally after the sudden death of her husband.
Legend of Lizzie Borden, The (1975) as Adelaide Churchill
An ethereal retelling, stylishly produced, of the story of the New England spinster accused of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in the 1890s in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery, art director Jack DeShields, set decorator Henry Gordon, editor John A. Martinelli, and costume designer Guy Verhille. DeShields and Gordon won.
Story of Pretty Boy Floyd, The (1974) as Farm Woman
An affecting version of the Floyd saga, telling of the Oklahoma farm boy who, to escape poverty, becomes enmeshed in a life of crime and ends up as one of the most notorious bank robbers of the 1930s. Sheen and his real-life brother, Joseph Estevez, played Pretty Boy and one of his two brothers.
Death Cruise (1974) as Lynn
Three couples, all mysterious winners of a pleasure cruise, find that their tickets have guaranteed them a one-way passage to death.
Kotch (1971) as Film narrator
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
Penelope (1966) as Miss Serena
A neglected wife turns to bank robbery to get her husband''s attention.
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Kathie
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
The Bramble Bush (1960) as Mrs. Brendel
A doctor commits euthanasia on his dying friend and then pursues an affair with the latter''s wife, causing a small New England town to suspect him of plotting it as a murder.
Curse of the Undead (1959) as Mrs. Stacey
B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter.
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957) as Mrs. Cavanaugh
While investigating a dockside murder, a DA uncovers union racketeering.
Battle Hymn (1957) as Mrs. Peterson
A minister resists turning to violence while trying to help orphans during the Korean War.
Drango (1957) as Mrs. Randolph
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
House of Numbers (1957) as Salesgirl
A man tries to spring his twin brother from prison.
The Girl He Left Behind (1956) as Member of women's club
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
Behind the High Wall (1956) as Mrs. Maynarr
A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals $100,000 of the gang's money, then when police arrive he accuses the inmate of the guard's murder in order to cover up his own crime.
Man with the Gun (1955) as Mary Atkins
A man in search of his wayward wife agrees to defend a Western town from a ruthless landowner.

Cast (special)

Adam (1996) as Rose Sweeney
A single, young man living in New York City seems to have a lot going for him except when it comes to his relationships with the opposite sex. Things look good for Adam, a great job as a sous-chef at a hot restaurant, a beautiful rent-controlled apartment and a date with the girl of his dreams. But
Countdown to Christmas (1994)
Fictional, live-action news report chronicling Santa's Christmas Eve journey to the United States. Includes segments from Santa Claus' workshop at the North Pole, interviews with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves, as well as visits with various celebrities.
Archie (1976) as Mrs Lodge; Veronica'S Mother
The story, set in the fictional town of Riverdale, follows the misadventures of the Archie Gang: Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Judhead Jones, and Reggie Mantle. In the pilot film, Archie tries to arrange for a popular singing group (the Hound Dogs) to perform at Veronica's birthday
Jeremiah of Jacob's Neck (1976) as Abby Penrose
The story, set in the town of Jacob's Neck, New England, follows the comic adventures of Police Chief Tom Rankin and his family when they move into a decrepit beach house haunted by the spirit of Jeremiah Starbuck, an eighteenth-century ghost who refuses to depart form his once earthly dwelling.
Topper Returns (1973)
An updated version of the Topper story in which Cosmo Topper Jr., the nephew of the late Cosmo Topper, finds his life plagued when he inherits his uncle's possessions, including the spirits of George and Marian Kerby. The ghosts who once appeared and spoke only to his uncle now appear and speak only

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