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Born: December 6, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Frankie and Hazel (2000) as Director
Two 12-year-old girls are best friends and growing up in Percaucus, New Jersey. One loves ballet and baseball, the other loves history and politics. Frankie will audition for the coveted City Ballet scholarship, and Hazel will run for mayor.<P>Finding no age restrictions in the city charter and driv

Cast (feature film)

List, The (2018)
A young man undergoes the task of fulfilling a list to secure his soul mate and finds the journey to be life changing.
In My Dreams (2014)
After Natalie and Nick each throw a penny into a wishing well, they meet and fall in love with each other in their dreams. Now they must somehow find each other in their waking lives.
Big Year, The (2011)
Three obsessive bird watchers compete to spot and record the highest number of species in 1998-when El Nino brought an unprecedented number of species to North America. During their competition, they come to realize that winning isn't everything.
Uncorked (2009)
TiMER (2009)
Finding true love is easier than ever thanks to a revolutionary bio-technological wrist implant called the TiMER. This innovative device counts down to the exact moment when people will lay eyes on their soul mates. Except that love-starved 30-some Oona's clock has not even started counting down-her
Sybil (2008)
After an attempted suicide, Sybil meets psychiatrist Dr. Cornelia Wilbur, and confides how she frequently loses her memory and cannot account for large blocks of time. During 11 years of treatments, Sybil is diagnosed with a dissociative identity (mulitiple personality) disorder, a total of 16 dist
In the Land of Women (2007)
For as long as he could remember, Carter Webb had been falling in love with women. And for as long as he could remember, he'd been searching for the right one. He found everything he was looking for in Sophia and for a little while he was happy. Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be. When Carter is d
crazylove (2006)
Letty is put into an institution after suffering a nervous breakdown and finds herself falling for an unlikely match, a schizophrenic man named Michael.
Fever Pitch (2005) as Cast
High-school teacher Ben Wrightman is a good catch. He's charming, funny and great with kids. When he meets Lindsey Meeks, an ambitious business consultant whose spirit is as luminous as her beauty, their attraction is immediate. Sure, they have their differences. She's a workaholic; he loves his sum
Into the Fire (2005) as Cast
On a night like any other, tragedy will strike. Three souls will not simply intersect, but collide, initiating their inevitable dance with the divine as a jumbo jet crashes on its final approach into Kennedy Airport.
Searching for Debra Winger (2003) as Herself
Rosanna Arquette heads up this exploration of the pressures, choices and sacrifices that female actors face working in the entertainment industry, particularly as they hit 40 and begin being overlooked for certain roles. Debra Winger is the example of a pioneer in this battle because of her decisio
Rose Technique, The (2003) as Dr Lillian Rose
A budding radio psychologist, Dr. Lillian Rose was forced to leave several careers for murky--but unsavory reasons. Penniless and moving fast, she relocates to Los Angeles on the hopes of a new job at a radio station there. But when she arrives, there is no job. Frantic, she takes a adjunct-faculty
Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000) as Sophie Hanson
Max Hanson is an 18-year-old with a picture-perfect family, close friends and a passion for ice hockey; but trouble brews beneath the facade. His domineering mother, Sophie, lives vicariously through her son, and Max's father, Ed, is unable to bridge the gap between the two. When Max meets Molly Whi
Jackie's Back! (1999) as Jo Face
A mock documentary ("mockumentary") that comically chronicles the bizarre life and career of an outrageous pop diva, named Jackie Washington, on the eve of her attempted musical comeback.
Chance of Snow, A (1998) as Maddie Parker
When Maddie Parker is stranded at the airport by a blizzard on Christmas Eve with her soon-to-be ex-husband, Matt Hill, a meeting with Ruth and Earl Lewis, who have been married for 49 years, causes them to realize that their marriage is worth saving despite Matt's one-night extramarital affair.
When Danger Follows You Home (1997) as Anne Werden
Anne, a single mother and psychology intern, befriends an intelligent schizophrenic named Gogol. When Gogol is murdered, Anne pressures Detective Barnes to investigate, upsetting Gogol's mother and stepfather. Anne's interference puts her life and the lives of her children in danger. The situation w
Little City (1997) as Anne
A love poem to San Francisco, a seriocomic view of life, love, and relationships within a clique of disparate but interconnected characters.
Just Write (1997) as Sydney Stone
Harold is a film buff who works as a Hollywood tour guide rather than use his knowledge in a more challenging way. When he meets Amanda, a rising new film star, he pretends to be a hot shot screenwriter in an attempt to impress her. Soon the pair fall in love, but she wants him to help write her new
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) as Patricia
Successful commodities trader Michael Cromwell is engaged to marry Charlotte, but first he must finalize his divorce with his estranged wife, Dr. Patricia Cromwell. Leaving everthing behind, including his hyperactive business partner, Richard, Michael travels deep into the Amazon jungle where Patricia has been living since she left him, and gets the surprise of his life when he discovers he has a 13 year old son, Mimi-Siku, who has been raised among tribesmen. In no time, Michael inadvertently agrees to take Mimi-Siku to visit his own jungle -- New York City. Cultures collide and chaos ensues when Mimi-Siku, who has more skill with blow darts than with social graces, comes to the most sophisticated city on the planet and wreaks comical havoc on his father''s life.
Breaking Through (1996) as Pam Willis
After being kept a virtual prisoner in her own home since becoming deaf at the age of six, Laura, an uneducated and unsocialized young woman, is given a new lease on life with the help of Pam, a dedicated abuse counselor.
Ruby Jean and Joe (1996) as Rose
An aging rodeo performer picks up a young black girl hitchhiking through the backroads of the Southwest. During their time together, they form a strong friendship. Although they have to confront the disapproving eyes of those around them, their unique relationship changes each other's lives forever.
Season of Hope, A (1995) as Elizabeth Hackett
A couple's already fragile marriage strains under the livelihood-threatening pall of a lemon grove disease. The return of an estranged father and the absence of an estranged son provoke additional tensions.
Wyatt Earp (1994) as Bessie Earp
Thirty five years in the life and loves of the legendary gunman.
Voices From Within (1994) as Nancy Parkhurst
When a woman is found murdered, her sister and a police investigator discover that she had three distinct personalities and that finding the killer hinges on learning which personality she had assumed the night of her death.
Parallel Lives (1994) as Winnie Winslow
"Guided improvisation" about a group of people coming together at a fraternity/sorority reunion.
Jonny's Golden Quest (1993) as Voice Of Jade
Eleven-year-old Jonny Quest and his scientist father vie with the evil Dr. Zin to secure the secret of a gold processing system before the world's monetary system is seriously undermined.
Sex, Love and Cold Hard Cash (1993) as Sara Gallagher
An upscale call girl, after being swindled out of her life savings, teams up with an ex-con in a high stakes sting operation against the mob.
Chantilly Lace (1993) as Natalie
In this unscripted, improvised telefilm, a group of good female friends gather three times (for a birthday party, a bachelorette party and a funeral) to discuss their lives, loves and losses.
Final Appeal (1993) as Christine Biondi
A woman accused of murdering her husband is represented at her trial by her brother who is on the verge of disbarment. Based on a true story.
Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992) as Ginny Moore
Based on the true story, a teenager with Down syndrome is caught in a tug-of-war between his parents and his caretaker.
Me, Myself and I (1992) as Diane
A romance begins between a Vietnam veteran/screenwriter and his odd-ball neighbor who has many personalites.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) as Lieutenant Gwen Harper
A cop teams up with his mother to catch the killer from a murder she witnessed.
Dutch (1991) as Natalie
A rich kid learns about life in the real world when his divorced mom's beau drives him home for Thanksgiving.
Switch (1991) as Margo Brofman
A male chauvinist dies and is reincarnated as a woman, thereby forcing him/her to endure the same sexist behavior he practiced as a man.
Victim of Love (1991) as Tess Parker
A therapist finds herself in the middle of a dangerous love triangle.
Child In The Night (1990) as Jackie Hollis
A young boy becomes mute after witnessing the murder of his parents. Because the police had been unable to extract any information from him, a female psychiatrist is assigned to help the boy identify the killer. As she explores further, she stumbles on the possibility that the boy remains silent bec
Welcome Home (1989) as Sarah
A MIA, who became part of the Cambodian family that saved him, must learn to adjust to his American family when he returns from captivity.
My Name Is Bill W. (1989) as Lois Wilson
A television movie depicting the life of Bill Wilson, a failed stockbroker whose desperate fight against his addiction to alcohol led to the co-founding of Alcoholic Anonymous together with his friend "Dr. Bob" Smith.
Memories of Me (1988) as Lisa
Comedy drama revolving around a father/son relationship.
Adam: His Song Continues (1986) as Reve Walsh
A television movie about the continuing efforts of John and Reve Walsh to create a national awareness of the problem of missing children. A continuation of the story told in NBC's TV movie, "Adam." The film is followed by a roll-call of missing children all across the United States.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) as Diane Freeling
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane''s mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
Desert Bloom (1986) as Lily
Kids Don't Tell (1985) as Claudia Ryan
Child molestation is the subject touched on superficially here, with a freelance filmmaker discovering his documentary on the sexual abuse of children has begun distancing him from his wife and two young daughters, as kids, he finds, keep traumatic horrors bottled up.
Teachers (1984) as Lisa
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
American Dreamer (1984) as Cathy Palmer; Rebecca Ryan
Story of an American housewife who wins a trip to Paris, but once there believs she is a superhero.
Day After, The (1983) as Nancy Bauer
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
Adam (1983) as Reve Walsh
The fact-based story of John and Reve Walsh who, following the kidnapping of their six-year-old son (later found murdered), prompted them to mount a national campaign and lobby in Congress to pass the Missing Children's Bill allowing parents access to the FBI's national crime computer. At the end of
The Big Chill (1983) as Karen
A friend's death brings together a group of former college activists.
Endangered Species (1982) as Harriet Purdue
A New York cop and a lady sheriff investigate a string of cattle mutilations in the West.
Poltergeist (1982) as Diane Freeling
Evil spirits abduct a suburban family''s daughter causing chaos and havoc.
Big Black Pill, The (1981) as Tiffany Farrenpour
The first of three private-eye movies created by Robert Blake about rugged Joe Dancer as the forerunner to a prospective but unrealized series after the retirement of his "Baretta" character. In the initial outing, Blake, as Dancer, follows a trail of bodies through a maze of corruption involving a
Stir Crazy (1980) as Meredith
Two innocents go to prison after being framed for a bank robbery.
Fun and Games (1980) as Laura Weston
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
The Dogs Of War (1980) as Jessie
A mercenary plots to overthrow a small African nation''''s government.
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979) as Phyllis Bernard
When his wife leaves him, an ad exec gets a crash course in parenting.

Producer (feature film)

Bump in the Night (1991) as Co-Executive Producer
A former investigative reporter battles the traumatic effects of alcohol withdrawal while desperately attempting to rescue her kidnapped young son from a child molester.

Director (special)

On Hope (1994) as Director
A drama about an extraordinary friendship between two women of distinctly different backgrounds and temperaments.

Cast (special)

14 Hours (2005)
Based on a true story of a hospital in Texas that suffered through a terrible storm as the doctors, patients and staff band together to survive the 14 hour turmoil.
I Love the '80s (2002)
A fond look back at the decade that brought pop culture such varied splendor as the A-Team, Baywatch, Knight Rider, and many other things. Interviews with celebrities highlight both the good and bad of the decade. 1980 begins the American transation from disco to preppie in pop culture.
Ponder Heart, The (2001) as Edna Earle Ponder
An adaptation of the 1954 novel by Eudora Welty about Uncle Daniel Ponder, a wealthy man in Clay, Mississippi, in 1939, whose generosity upsets his niece, Edna Earle. Uncle Daniel marries Bonnie Dee Peacock, a young girl from the country who becomes the object of his gift giving, but soon, she disap
Herd of Their Own, A (2000) as Narration
Documentary about Doug and Sandi Groves, who took on the challenge of raising two orphaned elephants, knowing that it would mean a lifelong commitment. Yet, not only did the Groves adopt these elephants, they chose to bring them up in the bush, mirroring a wild existence as much as possible. For Dou
Ted Danson: One Lucky Guy (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Ted Danson.
Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening (1999) as Narration (From Chopin'S Writings)
Special examines the life and work of 19th century author Kate Chopin.
Dominique Dunne: An American Tragedy: The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Special focuses on the life and death of actress Dominique Dunne, the daughter of writer Dominick Dunne and sister of actor Griffin Dunne. Dominique was strangled to death by her boyfriend, John Sweeney, on October 30, 1982. In 1983, Sweeney's conviction on the reduced charge of manslaughter caused
22nd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 22nd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg, The (1995)
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
41st Annual Emmy Awards, The (1989)
Live telecast of the 41st annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
Who Will Love Jeanette? (1989) as Host
A documentary about "open" adoptions. Follows a 17-year-old unwed woman, who embarks on a search to find parents for her unborn child.
47th Annual Golden Globes (1989)
A live telecast of the 47th annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television.
World Beyond, The (1978) as Marian Faber (Guest)
The second of two pilots about Paul Taylor, a sportswriter who, after a motorcycle accident, dies on the operating table. After two minutes of clinical death, he is revived by doctors. Taylor, however, retains a thread tying him to the world of beyond -- a connection through which the dead can compe

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

It Came From The Sky (1999) as Alice Bridges
Justice (1999) as Jane Newhart
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Marge Slayton
Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and
Baby M (1988) as Mary Beth Whitehead
A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.
Murder Ordained (1987) as Lorna Anderson
A drama, based on real incidents about a Kansas minister who becomes romantically involved with a married woman. When both of their spouses die under mysterious circumstances, a murder investigation is pursued, spearheaded by a Kansas state trooper.

Cast (short)

Poltergeist (Featurette) (1982)
A behind-the-scenes promotional short on the making of "Poltergeist" (1982).

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