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Also Known As: Died: July 28, 2013
Born: September 3, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Amateurs, The (2005)
When Andy discovers that his ex-wife has married an extremely wealthy man who is now his son's "cool" stepfather, he becomes motivated to make a change in his life. With the help of his friends, a small town group of loveable losers, they hit upon an idea to make their dreams come true. The grand pl
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005) as Cast
FBI Agent Gracie Hart became an overnight media sensation after she successfully disarmed a threat against the Miss United States Pageant while working undercover as a contestant. But things haven''t been going so well for her lately. Reeling from a broken romance and frustrated to find her newfound fame is jeopardizing the undercover work she loves, Gracie reluctantly let her boss, Agent McDonald, talk her into serving the Bureau in the only way now possible: coifed and styled for the talk show circuit as "the face of the FBI." Capitalizing on the greatest PR coup in agency history, the FBI presses their new poster girl into a while of photos ops where she re-enacts her pageant exploits to an adoring public, with the help of her personal stylist Joel to smooth her rougher edges.
Jeepers Creepers (2001) as The Cat Lady
Trish and her younger brother Darry are driving home for Spring break -- it's a routine road trip home from college, with the siblings bickering and enjoying the drive. They recall a spooky tale of a teenage couple from their old high school who disappeared twenty years earlier along the same stretc
Last Great Ride, The (1999) as Pamela 'Mimi' Applegate
A boy spends his vacations at his grandmother's. He makes friends with a girl in the neighborhood and with a dog. His grandmother falls in love with an old gangster's chauffeur.
Changing Habits (1997) as Mother Superior
An aspiring painter and Melrose Avenue boutique worker tries to scam some free rent by living in a convent and befriending the nuns.
Nunzio's Second Cousin (1997) as Mrs Randozza
A gay Chicago police detective exacts his own brand of darkly comic justice when he invites his attacker to his mother's house for dinner.
Toothless (1997) as Board Member No 2
When a workaholic dentist with an unpleasant chair-side manner dies in a freak accident, she is denied admittance to Heaven. To earn entrance to the pearly gates, she must return to earth as the Tooth Fairy, with a stern warning never to appear to any children she visits and not to involve herself w
Pants on Fire (1997) as Mom
A black comedy about a troubled marriage.... Beautiful Julie Hammer is the nicest woman in the world--and therefore perhaps the most dangerous. She is a first-grade teacher in an upper-class suburb who can't find the strength to either break off her affair with another married teacher or stay with h
Reckless (1995) as Sister Margaret
Rachel is a perpetually perky housewife who has it all--home, husband, and children. She also loses it all, on the night before Christmas, when she discovers that the creature stirring in her house is a hit man, hired by her husband. Dressed in nothing more than her flannel nightie, Rachel flees, em
Freaky Friday (1995) as Principal Handel
Remake of the 1976 Disney comedy about a mother and daughter who switch bodies when, on one Friday the 13th, identical thoughts trigger the magical antique necklaces they wear.
Trail of Tears (1995) as Clara Cook
Two women, whose lives are torn apart when their children are kidnapped by their respective ex-husbands, join forces to locate their missing children.
Lies Boys Tell, The (1994) as Sada
An estranged father and son come to terms with their differences as they fulfill the elder's wish to die in the house and bed in which he was born.
My Name Is Kate (1994) as Barbara Mannix
A woman's drinking problem threatens to destroy her family and career, but her family intervenes to launch her recovery from alcoholism.
In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) as The Who-Villain
A tribute to the life and work of children''s story teller Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Murder So Sweet (1994) as Martha Catlin
Based on the true story of a man who resolved his problems with women by poisoning them to death, until one of his ex-wives began to suspect him and set out to prove his guilt.
Precious Victims (1993) as Minnie Gray
A young mother is accused of murdering her two daughters after she claims that both of them had been kidnapped on two separate occasions. Based on a true story.
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore (1992) as Frieda
Cultures clash when an obese Jewish man falls in love with an ambitious Italian girl and their families get involved.
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992) as Vicki Martin
Based on the "Des Moines Register" articles which chronicled rape victim Nancy Ziegenmeyer's account of the effects of the crime on her life.
Deadly Intentions...Again? (1991) as Charlotte Raynor
Based on the true story of a troubled young doctor jailed for plotting the murder of his first wife. Paroled in 1986, he embarks on an effort to kill the people who put him in jail and to drive his second wife mad.
Joey Takes a Cab (1991) as Laura
A popular comedian who dies in the midst of his performance is given a memorial service by his show biz friends.
Texasville (1990) as Genevieve
Sequel to Peter Bogdanovich's 1971 film "The Last Picture Show," taking place 30 years later.
Stella (1990) as Mrs Wilkerson
Drama of a mother''s love and self-sacrifice for her daughter.
White Palace (1990) as Judy
A 27-year-old widowed yuppie falls for a 43-year-old waitress in a hamburger joint.
It Had to Be You (1989) as Judith
A has-been actress lures a tv commercial director to her apartment to seduce him.
Rented Lips (1988) as Hotel Desk Clerk
In order to get their big break, two documentary filmmakers must first make a porn film for their producer.
New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, The (1988) as Miss Bannister
Pippi Longstocking falls overboard off her father's ship and begins many adventures.
Sticky Fingers (1988) as Stella
A pair of struggling female musicians land themselves in trouble when their friendly dope dealer leaves behind a suitcase containing nearly a million dollars, prompting an ill-advised spending spree.
Wedding Day Blues (1988) as Maude Roberti
A television movie in which everyone except the bridegrooom and the best man seems determined to ruin a young couple's dream wedding.
Blood Vows:Story Of A Mafia Wife (1987) as Sylvia Zimmerman
A young woman marries a charming lawyer only to find out that he and his family are high-ranking members of the underworld.
Babes in Toyland (1986) as Mrs Piper; Widow Hubbard
An adaptation of Victor Herbert's operetta, with a new score by Leslie Bricusse. Following an accident on Christmas Eve, 11-year-old Lisa awakens in Toyland, a colorful place inhabited by storybook characters. But the wicked Barnaby is scheming to take over the enchanted land and, with the help of t
Clue (1985) as Mrs Peacock
An all-star cast gathers in a spooky old house to solve a murder in the fiendishly clever comedy spoof "Clue" (1985). Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard and the rest of the gang are all suspects in the diabolical crime. With three possible endings! Based on the classic board game and star
Pandemonium (1982)
In this spoof of slasher films, a mad killer haunts the campus of it Had To Be U, a school for cheerleaders, murdering the students in various silly ways.
Funny Farm, The (1982) as Gail Corbin
When the Circus Came to Town (1981) as Jessy
In a fling at romantic comedy following all of the serious roles she played since the departure years before of "Bewitched," Elizabeth Montgomery is a Southern spinster who, after devoting her life to the care of her recently departed father, runs away from home, joins a flea-bitten one-ring circus,
Incident At Crestridge (1981) as Sara Davis
A woman campaigns for and wins an election as sheriff in a crusade against the ineptitude and outright corruption of the local law enforcement in a small town in the West.
Private Benjamin (1980) as Captain Doreen Lewis
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
When She Was Bad... (1979) as Mary Jensen
In her first starring role in a made-for-TV movie, Cheryl Ladd is a young wife and mother whose ambitious, often-absent, upwardly mobile husband leaves her unhappy and her growing loneliness leads to frustrations she takes out on her pre-school daughter. This child abuse film, originally to have bee
My Old Man (1979) as Marie
The relationship between a spunky teenage girl and her hapless horse-trainer father is explored in this Hemingway short story that previously was filmed in 1950 as the John Garfield movie, "Under My Skin."
FM (1978) as Mother
Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play, and running the station the way they want to. It has led them to a ratings success. The interesting radio personalities include: Jeff Dugan, rebellious head of the radio station; Mother, who is burned out from being a DJ; Eric Swan, a self centered romantic who wants more than just being a DJ; The Prince of Darkness, the hip night DJ; and Laura Coe, the easy-going type. The movie focuses on the battle between Jeff and his corporate bosses, who want more advertising and less music.
The Cheap Detective (1978) as Betty Deboop
A private dick tackles two tough cases while trying to clear himself of a murder charge.
Great Smokey Roadblock, The (1978) as Penelolope
Elegant John is a trucker who has seen better days. John want to make one more big haul before he retires, but his 18-wheeler is repossessed. So he steals his rig back and defies the law even further by making his cargo a load of prostitutes who is hauls across the border for an ex-girlfriend who is
Death of Richie, The (1977) as Carol Werner
A confused teenager turns to drugs, leading to erratic outbursts in school and violent quarrels with his straight-arrow father.
Murder By Death (1976) as Tess Skeffington
A criminal madman invites the world''''s greatest detectives for a night of dinner and murder.
My Father's House (1975) as Mrs Lindholm Sr
A drama about a heart attack patient, a busy, highly paid executive who reflects upon his happy childhood and the way he was brought up in a simpler age. Although playing father and son, Preston and Robertson, sharing star billing, never appear together in this film.
Night That Panicked America, The (1975) as Ann Muldoon
A drama recalling the widespread fright caused by the famous radio broadcast of Halloween night, 1938, Orson Welles' Mercury Theater adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" (meticulously recreated), which sent millions into the streets convinced that America was being invaded by Martians.
Hustle (1975) as Paula Hollinger
Cynical policeman Phil Gaines is investigating the case of a dead porn actress/stripper whose body was found on the beach. Things are complicated when the dead woman''s father decides to conduct his own investigation.
At Long Last Love (1975) as Elizabeth
This film was Peter Bogdanovich's honor to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael Oliver Pritchard III and a singer named Kitty O'Kelly meet and fall in love. Meanwhile, an indigent woman named Brooke Carter and an Italian gambler named Johnny Spanish meet and fall in love. All four people meet each other and become friends (actually, Kitty and Brooke had been friends since high-school), and soon, Brooke's crude, fun-loving maid Elizabeth falls in love with Michael's valet Rodney James. Later on, Michael and Brooke fall in love, and Kitty and Johnny decide to follow them around. In order to make Brooke and Michael jealous, they try to look like they are falling in love as well. Eventually, Michael and Johnny get into a fight but then immediately make up. Soon, Brooke and Kitty make up. The two couples pair off successfully and they live happily ever after.
Scarecrow (1973) as Darlene
Two hitchhikers with wildly different backgrounds become fast friends.
The Sting (1973) as Billie
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
Playmates (1972) as Amy
A romantic comedy involving two divorced men who become friends and then secretly begin dating each other's ex-wives, causing even more complications than their original marriages did.
The Last Picture Show (1971) as Genevieve
Changing times take their toll on high schoolers growing up in a small Western town.
Divorce American Style (1967) as Eunice
A bored couple drifts toward divorce, only to discover how hard the single life is.

Cast (special)

Till Death Do We Part (1993)
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the anthology series. A "kept" man is pressured to kill the woman he is having an affair with by the woman who supports him.
Off Duty (1988) as Siobhan Owens
A story about the hopes, frustrations and humor in the lives of cops and ex-cops who hang out at a blue-collar bar, the "Off Duty," in Chicago.
Fourth Wise Man, The (1985) as Judith
Convinced that the Messiah has come, Artaban, a "magus" (an old Persian word meaning wise man, holy man, magician, sorcerer), sets off in search of the baby Jesus. But every adventure that brings him closer spiritually means another delay in reaching his goal physically.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984)
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
Working (1982)
A musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book about the average working man and woman which takes the viewpoint that he or she is anything but average.
Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (1982) as Aunt
A view of Walt Disney World as seen through the eyes of an Indiana family visiting the park in Florida.
Lily For President (1982) as Maggie
Comedienne Lily Tomlin stars in this comical farce which deals with her experiences running for the office of President of the United States.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

If These Walls Could Talk (1996) as Tessie ("1996")
Focuses on the lives of three pregnant women, each living in the same home during different decades (1952, 1974 and 1996), and how they each deal with their unplanned pregnancies.
Blue Knight, The (1973)
Veteran actor William Holden made his dramatic debut on TV in the role of Bumper Morgan, a twenty-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department on his last few days on the force before his retirement, and won an Emmy Award for his performance. The miniseries form as subsequently established bega

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