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Born: August 2, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Camden, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Haddonfield, New Jersey
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Moved to San Francisco, California
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Began career as a model; first job was in a print campaign for wine
1968:
First screen role, bit part in Peter Yates' "Bullitt"
1972:
Moved to Los Angeles with children; began modeling and acting
1973:
Screen acting debut in "The Laughing Policeman"
1977:
TV debut as a regular on "Shields and Yarnell" (CBS)
1978:
Featured in short-lived "The Rollergirls" (NBC)
1979:
Co-starred on the ABC drama series "240 Robert"
1982:
Had prominent supporting role in Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller "Blade Runner"
1983:
Appeared in short-lived comedy series "The Family Tree" (NBC)
1983:
Cast opposite Dabney Coleman in the superior sitcom "Buffalo Bill" (NBC)
1985:
Had leading role of former CIA operative Elizabeth 'Foxire' Towne in the short-lived NBC adventure series "Codename: Foxfire"
1985:
Was featured in the ABC miniseries "Hollywood Wives"
1988:
Was female live-action lead in the feature "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
1993:
Co-starred in HBO TV-movie "Barbarians at the Gate"
1993:
Returned to series TV as the title character's ex-wife in "Dudley", a CBS sitcom starring Dudley Moore that lasted for five episodes
1994:
Played recurring role of a judge on three episode story arc of "L.A. Law"
1994:
Played leading role in the CBS series "Hotel Malibu"
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Had recurring role as love interest to Dr. Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke) on the CBS mystery "Diagnosis Murder"
2001:
Returned to regular series work in the ABC fall drama "Philly"
2001:
Cast as Margaret Chenowith, mother of Brenda and Billy Chenowith in the acclaimed HBO series "Six Feet Under"
2006:
Guest stars as Beverly Bridge, wife of lawyer Danny Crane, on ABC's "Boston Legal"
2006:
Earned an Emmy nomination for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series for "Six Feet Under"

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