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Born: August 2, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Camden, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Too Late (2015)
A private investigator in Los Angeles confronts his own past and tries to solve the murder of a woman.
Flying Lessons (2010)
With her life at a crossroads, 28-year-old Sophie Conway returns home to the small town she hasn't seen since high school. Once there she will not only have to face the friends and lovers she has left behind, but she'll also have to try and make sense of her tangled relationship with her mother.
Stolen (2009)
Work has become an obsession for Detective Tom Adkins since the disappearance of his ten-year-old son, Tommy Jr. When an early morning phone call leads him to the mangled remains of a young boy who was brutally murdered 50 years ago, Adkins takes on the case in hopes of finding absolution. His inves
Human Contract, The (2008)
A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.
Kiss the Bride (2007)
In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised--especially that Ryan is marrying a woman! Matt interrupts his ideal alternative lifestyle to return
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Larry is a big city health inspector who is happy with his usual beat of greasy spoon diners and low-rent ethnic restaurants. But his easygoing life is turned upside-down when he''s saddled with a straight-arrow rookie partner and assigned the biggest case of his career: investigating an outbreak of mysterious food poisonings at the city''s swankiest restaurants. Infuriating restaurateurs with his bad manners, Larry still manages to charm a sweet, shy waitress into a budding romance. But when his unorthodox methods cost him his job, Larry has to go undercover to bring the conspirators to justice and "Git-R-Done!"
Grudge 2, The (2006)
When a cast and crew of a TV show start filming in the apparently haunted house, strange things begin to happen to each of them.
Virgin of Juarez, The (2006)
When reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local workingwomen, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and whose followers will do whatever she asks.
Found (2005)
Witches of the Caribbean (2005)
Seventeen-year-old Angela suffers from a recurring nightmare about a 16th century witch trial that happened on a mysterious beach. In hopes to reclaim her life and get to the source of her nightmare, she attends a retreat for troubled teens on the Caribbean island of Matau, run by noted child psycho
Martha Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003) as Sharon Patrick
True story about the successful business life of Martha Stewart, including her 2002 Wall Street scandal.
Wildfire 7: The Inferno (2003) as Superintendent Mclean
A woman who is in prison for manslaughter for killing her abusive husband in self defense, volunteers for the prison firefighting team in an attempt to find a way to escape so that she can be reunited with her daughter.
Ghosts of Mars (2001) as Professor Darlene Whitlock
By the year 2176, the planet Mars, long inhabited by human settlers, has become the manifest destiny of an over-populated Earth. Nearly 640,000 people now live and work all over Mars, mining the planet for its abundant natural resources. But one of those mining operations has uncovered a deadly mother lode: a long dormant Martian civilization whose warriors are systematically taking over the bodies of human intruders. Lt. Melanie Ballard of the Martian Police Force is on transport assignment to bring James "Desolation" Williams, the planet''s most notorious criminal, to justice. Williams has no plans to make Ballard''s job easy. What begins as a battle of force and wits between cop and criminal soon turns into something more fundamental: a battle for human survival in the realm of the Martian warriors. It''s civilization against civilization as Ballard and Williams join forces in mortal combat with the Ghosts of Mars.
Right Temptation, The (2000) as Maryanne
When Derian, a private investigator, is hired by a jealous wife, Anthea, to uncover her husband Michael's suspected infidelity, Derian uncovers much more than she bargained for.<P>After following Michael for a few days, Derian quickly determines that he is a loyal husband who is trying to hold on to
Dangerous Beauty (1998) as Laura Venier
A depiction of 16th century courtesan, Veronica Franco, who - during the days of Venice''s glory - is spurned by her true love because she does not have a proper dowry to appease his family. With no other alternative, she becomes a courtesan, an occupation legally permitted to women of a certain rank. With her looks and wit, she quickly becomes the most sought after courtesan in Italy, but still cannot overcome the societal restrictions that keeps her apart from her true love.
Circle of Deceit (1998) as Elaine Greer
When Terry Morrison decides to leave her husband Jeff, a high-powered attorney, he is outraged and plots to keep her from getting custody of their son. Terry turns to her best friend Donna, but soon discovers that Donna is having an affair with Jeff. Desperate to retain custody of her son, she fakes
Second Civil War, The (1997) as Helena Newman
Set in the not-too-distant future, the Governor of Idaho decides to close his state''s borders when a planeload of orphaned refugees from Pakistan are heading that way. Fed up with immigration policies that have transformed the nation into a tumultuous melting pot, the Governor vows to keep the American way of life intact and even threatens to secede from the Union if the federal government responds to his blockade with force. The White House responds with a 67-hour deadline for lifting the blockade. As anarchy reigns in the streets, a news service goes behind the scenes to cover what could be the news event of the century.
Loved (1997) as Elenore Amerson
A district attorney falls in love with a star witness, a woman who was once involved in an abusive relationship with a defendant. He has driven three women to attempt suicide, and the last one has succeeded. Hedda, his first lover, had a promising swimming career destroyed by her desperate reaction
Executive Power (1997) as First Lady
When a former presidential aide dies, the ensuing murder investigation leads to the White House.
Chain Reaction (1996) as Maggie Mcdermott
After years of tireless work, a team of scientists and technicians at the University of Chicago have tapped a simple, yet almost infinitely powerful way to produce energy from water--cleanly, efficiently, abundantly--for a fuel-starved, pollution-weary world. What impact will this discovery have on us all? Student machinist Eddie Kasalivich and scientist Lily Sinclair are about to get the explosive answer. Suddenly caught in a chain reaction of murder and high-tech espionage, the two colleagues are forced to go on the lam after being framed for the murder of their mentor, visionary scientist Dr. Alistair Barkley, and the sabotage of their laboratory. Barkley had been determined to give details of the discovery freely to all nations. Others insisted on discretion--and would go to any lengths to keep it from getting out. With a half-dozen federal agencies pursuing them across the country, Eddie and Lily set out to discover who is behind this far-reaching, shadowy and deadly conspiracy.
Eye of the Stalker: A Moment of Truth Movie (1995) as Judge Martha Knowlton
A judge finds that the law is no help when her daughter becomes the object of a college professor's dangerous and terrifying obsession. Inspired by actual events.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) as Dewey
A vampire comes to New York looking for a bride.
Sleep, Baby, Sleep (1995) as Hannah Pierson
When a mother is the prime suspect in the disappearance of her own baby, she must take the initiative to find the child and clear her name. The frantic search for her kidnapped child leads the mother, who suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder, to uncover some shocking truths about herself and her
Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A., The (1994) as Halley "Kit" Kittredge
Television movie based on the television series "The Rockford Files." Private Detective Jim Rockford is hired by his ex-wife Kit to investigate the murder of an aging film star.
Barbarians At the Gate (1993) as Linda Robinson
The story of the record-setting $25 billion leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, and the effect of the move on employees.
All-American Murder (1992) as Erica Darby
Story about a rebel accused of a series of murders on a college campus.
Live! From Death Row (1992) as Alana Powers
Just hours before his scheduled execution, a serial killer and his condemned colleagues, take a newswoman and her camera operator hostage and vow to broadcast the first public electrocution.
Perfect Family (1992) as Janice Bodine
A single mother with two children hires a handyman and a nanny. One of the two is a sociopath who has killed a family once before.
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992) as Geneva Overholser
Based on the "Des Moines Register" articles which chronicled rape victim Nancy Ziegenmeyer's account of the effects of the crime on her life.
Landslide (1992) as Lucy
An enigmatic geoligist returns to the tough lumber-jack country of Northern Canada to discover his past; a past wiped out by an accident that nearly killed him and which took away his youth and his name.
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) as Rose Lindsey
The oldest of five children is forced to join the workforce to support the family when their mother goes away on vacation and the babysitter dies.
Lonely Hearts (1991) as Erin
A lonelyhearts club racket leads to murder when an obsessive woman becomes involved with the man who answers her ad.
Wheels Of Terror (1990) as Laura Mackenzie
A television movie in which a single mother and her daughter, who move to Arizona to start a new life, discover that a demonic car and its shadowy occupants have been stalking and kidnapping young girls in the area. When her own daughter is abducted, she chases the monster through the hazardous moun
Where the Heart Is (1990) as Jean
A New York demolition entrepreneur leaves his children and their friends a house of their own that he is prevented from leveling.
May Wine (1990) as Lorraine
A mother and daughter tour Paris together and are shocked to discover they've been dating the same man.
Package, The (1989) as Eileen Gallagher
Political thriller revolving around a conspiracy, a nuclear disarmament treaty between the USA and USSR, and a court-martialed soldier who escapes from custody.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) as Dolores
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
1969 (1988) as Ev
Two young men in the 1960's come to terms with their opinions about the Vietnam war and draft resistance.
Father's Revenge, A (1988) as Barbara Hobart
An American father is forced to abandon every belief he holds dear to save the life of his stewardess daugther, who has been taken hostage in an international terrorist incident in Frankfurt, West Germany.
Nightmare At Bittercreek (1988) as Allison
A television movie about a group of women and their guide on an innocent wilderness adventure that turns into a terrifying life-and-death struggle when they are stalked by a desperate, violent fugitive.
Fourth Protocol, The (1987) as Irina Vassilieva
The Fourth Protocol is a top secret agreement between the United States, Great Britain, and Russia to stop smuggling nuclear weapons. But some rogue spies are intent on defying the agreement and destroying NATO in the process. British agent John Preston begins to notice nuclear weapons components coming into the country and is suspicious, but he can''t convince his superiors, who assume he is simply displaying Cold War anti-communist paranoia. So Preston starts collecting clues to solve the mystery of who is attempting to break the Fourth Protocol.
Club Paradise (1986) as Terry Hamlin
Fireman Jack Moniker and reggae singer Ernest Reed become partners in order to turn a dilapidated Caribbean resort into a swanky place for the wealthy. As Jack and Ernest are learning how to run a resort and handle various customer complaints, the corrupt prime minister of the island is working on his plan to sell the property to an international corporation.
Pleasures (1986) as Lillian Benton
Joanna Cassidy, Linda Purl and Tracy Nelson (singer Rick Nelson's actress daughter) are ladies with lust in their eyes, and during one sensual summer, live out their fantasies with the men of their dreams: an artist (Barry Bostwick), a rock star (Rick Moses), and a Latin lothario (Sasha Mitchell), r
Children Of Times Square, The (1986) as Sue Roberts
A teenage runaway, seeking excitement and a sense of belonging, becomes part of a highly organized band of young drug dealers, while his mother braves the dangers of the city to keep her son from being swallowed up forever.
Invitation to Hell (1984) as Patricia Winslow
A space scientist and his wife move to a new community where they are recruited for membership in an exclusive country club by a beautiful seductress with unearthly powers, only to discover that she is the devil herself and the posh surroundings are the gateway to hell. Daytime soap opera star Susan
Under Fire (1983) as Claire Stryder
Three journalists get caught in the middle of the rebellion against President Somoza in Nicaragua.
Blade Runner (1982) as Zhora
An ex cop comes out of retirement in order to hunt down violent, fugitive androids.
Reunion (1980) as Peggy Sager
A married man, returning to his hometown for his high school reunion, finds himself torn between his long-ago high school sweetheart and her 17-year-old daughter whose boyfriend is the star player on the varsity basketball team his fellow alumni are playing. The high school jock is played by Nick Ca
Night Games (1980) as Julie Miller
She's Dressed To Kill (1979) as Camille Bettencourt
Eleanor Parker, in the best Tallulah Bankhead style, is a once-reigning fashion designer who assembles a group of her top models, a fashion photographer, several critics and her best customers at her mountain-top retreat for a comeback gala, only to have someone start bumping off the guests one by o
Our Winning Season (1978) as Sheila
David is a high school senior who wants to be a track star, but his insecurity keeps him in second place. This self-doubt also keeps him from talking to the girl of his dreams. But when one of David's best friends is killed in Vietnam, his attitude is transformed and he begins to go after what he wa
Stunts (1977) as Patti Johnson
Glen Wilson is a successful stuntman in the movies, as is his brother. When his brother is killed on a movie set in San Luis Obispo, Glen convinces the reluctant producer of the film to let him replace his brother on the project so that he can investigate. Glen is asked to perform a number of danger
The Late Show (1977) as Laura Birdwell
An aging private eye hooks up with a Hollywood eccentric to investigate his partner''s murder.
Stay Hungry (1976) as Joe Mason
Young Craig Blake lives in Birmingham, Alabama where he has gotten involved in a crooked real estate deal which requires him to buy a gym. But when Craig visits the facility, his attraction to the receptionist and admiration an Austrian body builder''s carefree lifestyle distract him from his purpose.
Glove, The (1976) as Victor Hale
Sam Kellough is a modern-day bounty hunter in Los Angeles who decides to track down Victor Hale, a vicious, heavy-set ex-convict with a $20,000 bounty on his head, who is killing former prison guards with a leather-laced steel glove in revenge for them beating him with the same instrument while he was imprisoned.
The Stepford Wives (1975)
A recent arrival in suburbia suspects a sinister reason for the local women''''s model behavior.
Bank Shot (1974) as El
Crooks hatch an original plot to rob a bank temporarily housed in a mobile home.
The Outfit (1974) as Rita
An ex-con takes on the mob to avenge his brother's death.
Laughing Policeman, The (1973) as Monica
A policeman is among the victims when the passengers of a late-night bus are machine-gunned. With only one semi- conscious survivor and no other witnesses, the detectives try to learn from the identities of the dead why this happened and who the killer could be. Climax includes excellent chase.

Cast (special)

Beyond the Human Senses (2000) as Narration
Documentary that explores the evolution of technology. Rod Brooks, a MIT robotics specialist has created a robot named Cog. Unlike other robots, Cog has a sense of touch, hearing and sight. In the future, scientists hope to enhance Cog's senses to enable him to smell as well as a dog, hear like a do
Dudley Moore: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor/comedian/musician Dudley Moore.
Sex, Power and the Workplace (1993) as Narration
A documentary on sexual harassment: the perception, the reality, the law, and what to do about it.
Other Mothers (1993) as Linda Jurgenson
A teenager must cope with a new school and the views of teachers and friends when they discover that his parents are lesbian mothers.
Bar Girls (1990) as Claudia Reese
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. A drama about two mismatched Los Angeles lawyers who decide to start their own law firm and work together.
Roger Rabbit & the Secrets of Toontown (1988) as Host
A special providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the feature film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" The documentary also examines today's most advanced cinematic special effects.
Second Start (1988) as Joanna
A 39-year-old mother moves with her 16-year-old son, from Los Angeles to Boston, where she has taken a job in her father's advertising firm.
Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) as Abc Team Member
A twice-yearly event in which stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC compete against each other in a series of athletic events to determine which network is best on the athletic field.
Celebrity Football Classic, The (1979)
Top-name celebrities compete in a game of flag football for charity.
Shields and Yarnell (1977)
Music, songs, and comedy with mimes Shields and Yarnell.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Stephen King's The Tommyknockers (1993) as Ruth
Based on the Stephen King book about the discovery of a mysterious object and the strange force it unleashes in a small Maine town.
Girl of the Limberlost, A (1990) as Mrs Porter

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

To Serve and Protect (1999) as Helen
Based on the true story of five generations of New York City Irish cops, this miniseries follows a family through their struggles and accomplishments with the New York Police Department.
Grass Roots (1992) as Ann Heath
A two-part miniseries based on the novel by Stuart Woods. A respected lawyer/politician about to undertake a campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate is forced to defend a young white man for the brutal murder of a black activist. Sequel to the 1983 miniseries "Chiefs."
Hollywood Wives (1986) as Marilee Gray
Trash-wallowers, if TV ratings are a believable barometer, were beside themselves with glee, savoring every minute of this three-part, six-hour adaptation of Jackie Collins' book about women who, according to the network publicity releases, "are caught up in the low life and high society of the film

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