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Born: February 13, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Pulling Strings (2013)
Alejandro and his loyal best friend Canicas are hardworking mariachi singers looking for fame in Mexico City. More than just a mariachi, Alejandro has a second full time job - he's a single dad. When Alejandro tries to secure a visa for his young daughter to visit her grandparents in the U.S., his r
Sundays at Tiffany's (2010)
Meet the very serious Jane Claremont. A perfect planner, she works as the always-in-control manager of the theater owned by her mother Vivian. Engaged to the handsome, successful actor Hugh, Jane's got a plan for everything - until the unexpected return of her childhood imaginary friend, Michael. Sh
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
It's New York, 1979. Gabriel Richmond is a talented architect with a seemingly rich life as he has a caring wife, loving daughter and life long friends. Yet, he spends most days in the movie theater, hiding out from work, escaping into a fictional world where he can more readily relate to the made
Sparkle (2007)
About a young Liverpudlian who tries to get ahead in London and is torn between a powerful older woman and a girl his own age.
Must Love Dogs (2005) as Cast
Dating has never been easy. The time-honored search for a soul mate has always been one part humiliation, two parts aggravation, and a little blind luck thrown in for the fortunate. Today''s version of the game can be a blur of websites, speed lunches and hordes of friends and relatives who know just the "right" person for you. Thirty-something preschool teacher Sarah Nolan has been divorced for eight months, which is much too long for her family to bear. With the best intentions and only her happiness in mind, they stage an intervention in an all-out effort to get her out of pajamas and back into the dating scene, one way or another. Leading the charge are Sarah''s sisters, Carol and Christine, eager to line up potential suitors, and their widowed father Bill, who sets a fine example with his own recent and very successful foray into the internet dating realm. Bill has lately been seeing the free-spirited Dolly, whom he met online, along with a number of other ladies whose names his daughters can''t quite keep track of. Eager to launch their sister''s own cyber-dating debut, Carol and Christine pretend to be Sarah and post her profile on, with the enticing message, "Voluptuous, sensuous, alluring and fun. DWF seeks special man to share starlit nights. Must love dogs." And wait for the responses to pour in. Sarah soon endures a series of hilariously disastrous mismatches and first dates as the website offers up a stream of eager wannabes and one possible maybe--awkward but intriguing boat builder Jake Anderson, an idealist who measures romance by a Dr. Zhivago standard. A little on the intense side, Jake might be looking for more than Sarah wants right now. Meanwhile, at work, there''s a new distraction--Bob Connor, the newly separated dad of one of her young students. Charming and relaxed, Bob seems made to order, the perfect guy--but is he just too good to be true?
Home of the Brave (2004) as Narrator
An examination of the death of Viola Liuzzo, a Detroit teamster's wife, mother of five, and activist during the height of the civil rights crusade of the 1960s. But it is also an investigation into the haunting effect her death had on her family. Liuzzo, a white woman campaigning for black voting ri
Bright Young Things (2004) as Mrs Melrose Ape
A portrait of a fast, furious, and decadent era that follows the exploits of a group of young aristocrats, slavishly followed by the tabloid press, who refer to them as "bright young things." At the center of the circle is Adam, who runs with a pack of glittering socialites; he embrace every innovat
Jack (2004) as Anne
Jack was already struggling with the usual adolescent demons, when he noticed something unsettling -- his parents' marriage was coming to an end. He could feel the tension that existed between his mom, Anne, and his dad, Paul. When his dad moved out, Jack knew that his life was about to change forev
Anything Else (2003) as Paula
Jerry Falk is an aspiring writer in New York, who falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. Jerry has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but he soon finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn''t like anything else at all.
Behind the Red Door (2003) as Julia
A fictionalized account based on an actual event about a young woman who comes home to work for her estranged brother, and then must take care of him during his final months in a losing battle with AIDS. Once home, she is forced to confront her family's dark secret.
Life or Something Like It (2002) as Deborah Connors
Lanie Kerrigan, a feature reporter at a Seattle television station, seems to have it all: a baseball-superstar boyfriend, a gorgeous apartment, and a shot at a big network assignment. In the midst of a fluff-piece/interview, a homeless local street "seer" named Prophet Jack tells Lanie that she lead
Matthew Shepard Story, The (2002) as Judy Shepard
Television movie about the murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard on October 10, 1998. The movie chronicles how Matthew's parents, Judy and Dennis Shepard came to terms with his life and concluded that their response to the murder trial of their son's killer could end the cycle of hate. Deter
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002) as Margarethe
Retelling of the Cinderella tale set in 17th century Holland. The story follows plain but clever Iris, her slow-witted sister, Ruth, and their scheming, beautiful and once rich mother, Margarethe. Although plain, Iris possesses an inner charm and intelligence that helps win her family positions as s
Business of Strangers, The (2001) as Julie Styron
On her way from the airport to a high stakes presentation, corporate climber Julie Styron gets a call on her mobile phone that the C.E.O. is flying in for an unexpected meeting with her. Anticipating the worst, she immediately sets up a preemptive meeting with headhunter Nick Harris to line up her n
Other Voices (2000) as Dr Grover
Set against a backdrop of urban chaos, Phil and Anna are struggling to maintain a trust they once had before each began to suspect the other of infidelity. Phil's best friend John is an acerbic lawyer who investigates the matter far beyond the limits of decency. Anna's brother Jeff is incensed at th
Where the Heart Is (2000) as Sister Husband
Novalee Nation, 17 and very pregnant, has never been a part of a real home. The closest thing to family for the hard-luck teen is her selfish, would-be musician boyfriend Willy Jack, with whom she's traveling from Tennessee to California in a rust bucket that used to be a Plymouth. A bathroom stop e
Isn't She Great (2000) as Florence Maybelle
Before Jacqueline Susann published her best-selling novel "Valley of the Dolls," she was deteremined to find her place in the spotlight. When a friend told her that "talent wasn't everything" she embarked on a quest to find someone to promote her. She found Irving Mansfield, a manager and publicist
Truth About Jane, The (2000) as Janice
A mother struggles to come to terms with her teenage daughter's announcement that she is a lesbian.<P>Jane, the daughter of protective parents, Janice and Robert, is a high school freshman with plenty of friends. A new girl, Taylor, arrives a school and quickly befriends Jane. The two become insepar
Venice Project, The (1999) as Chandra Chase
A bored Count, his family, and his home on Venice's Grand Canal come under threat during the great annual Biennale art event.
Practical Magic (1998) as Aunt Frances
Sally and Gilian Owens have always known they were different. Raised by their aunts after their parents'' death, the sisters grew up in a ''special'' household. Attempting to pass on the unique and powerful psychic heritage of the Owens women, Aunt Jet and Aunt Frances hope to give their nieces the strength that comes from practical magic. But the invocation of the Owens'' socery also carries a price--some call it a curse: the men they fall in love with are doomed to an untimely death. Trying to distance herself from her foremothers, the quieter Sally denies her powers and strives to build herself a ''normal'' magic-free life. The more fiery Gillian, reckless and restless and thrilled by her pull over men. When Gillian meets Jimmy, a malevolent drifter, she unwittingly sets off a chain of explosive events that brings police officer Gary Hallet onto the family porch and into Sally''s heart, while releasing a swarm of supernatural forces that threatens the lives of all the Owen women.
Twilight (1998) as Verna
Harry Ross is a private investigator who lives in the garage of Jack and Catherine Ames, two movie star friends. Harry does odd jobs for them in exchange for lodging. Tension arises when Harry begins to be attracted to Catherine and Jack's cancer returns. When Harry attempts to deliver a package to
Unexpected Life, An (1998) as Barbara Whitney
Sequel to the 1996 USA Network television movie "An Unexpected Family." Continues the story of Barbara Whitney, a career woman who takes custody of her niece and nephew after their mother -- Barbara's sister -- abandons them. Along with her boyfriend Sam, Barbara decides to move from the city to the
Baby Dance, The (1998) as Rachel Luckman
Based on the play by Jane Anderson. Desperately poor Wanda LeFauve and her unemployed husband Al live in a cramped trailer in Shreveport, Louisiana. Wanda, expecting a fifth child, answers the newspaper ad of Rachel and Richard Luckman, an affluent, infertile couple who want a baby. But what at firs
Prosecutors, The (1996) as Ingrid Maynard
Courtroom drama follows three women who work for the New York District Attorney's office as they take on big cases and deal with office politics and personal problems.
Edie & Pen (1996) as Pen
Two women, both in Reno to divorce their husbands, meet each other and a few cowboys at a local bar.
Lily Dale (1996) as Corella Davenport
Set in 1910, Horace Robedaux comes home to his mother and sister after a long absence -- an estrangement that began when his father died and his mother remarried. Horace's bitterness toward his stepfather and his unresolved feelings may destroy the newly-reunited family.
Unexpected Family, An (1996) as Barbara Whitney
While caring for her sister's children who were abandoned on her doorstep, a woman learns a lesson in love.
Up Close and Personal (1996) as Marcia Mcgrath
Tally Atwater is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn''t start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Going from smalltown weathergirl to prime-time network anchor, her meteoric rise to prominence is aided and abetted by Warren Justice, a brilliant, older newsman who becomes her mentor and lover. As their relationship grows, so too does Tally''s celebrity, to the point where her popularity begins to eclipse his.
Moll Flanders (1996) as Mrs Allworthy
Born into poverty in early 18th Century London, Moll Flanders learns early the lessons of hardship and despair, and the cruelty of class. From the reputable home of the charitable Mrs. Mazzawatti to the house of ill-repute of the less benevolent Mrs. Allworthy, Moll steadfastly holds tight to her dr
First Wives Club, The (1996) as Cynthia Swann Griffin
Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattanites were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film sta
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) as Carol Ann
Noxeema Jackson, Vida Boheme, and Chi Chi Rodriguez are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac con
Smoke (1995) as Ruby Mcnutt
Different stories revolving around the customers of a smoke shop.
David's Mother (1993) as Bea
A mother devotes her entire life to the needs of her autistic child at the expense of her own needs and those of other family members.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Ouisa Kittredge
The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Married To It (1991) as Iris Morden
The story of the intertwining lives of three married couples in New York City as they confront various professional and personal crises.
Meet the Applegates (1991) as Jane Applegate
A family of giant beetles, posing as the model American family, infiltrates a small town and sets about blowing up a nuclear power station as a warning against overdevelopment in the Brazilian rain forest.
Staying Together (1989) as Nancy Trainer
The small-town, hardworking McDermott family seemingly has it all - the family business, happy marriage, and respectful children. However, the teenage sons are secretly sleeping around and getting wasted, and rich developers who want to buy out the family's chicken restaurant, causing even more fri
Perfect Witness (1989) as Liz Sapperstein
A New York City restaurant owner witnesses a gangland killing. He is forced to make hard decisions when he's pressured into testifying before a grand jury.
Time of Destiny, A (1988) as Margaret
When Jorge Larrenata, patriarch of an immigrant family in San Diego, learns that his daughter Josie has eloped with a GI named Jack, he tracks her down. While attempting to bring her back, Jorge accidentally skids off the road and dies while being pursued by Jack. Martin, Jorge's irresponsible son
Room Upstairs, The (1987) as Leah Lazenby
A television movie about a lonely and isolated woman whose life is transformed when she opens herself up to the outside world and to a gentle, romantic relationship.
Heartburn (1986) as Julie
When successful food critic Rachel Samstat begins to fall for the charming columnist Mark Forman, she is warned that he is not capable of fidelity. But after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, and Rachel gives up her career to dedicate herself to making their marriage work. Mark is thrilled when Rachel announces that she is pregnant but becomes anxious about his new, responsible role and begins cheating on her. .
Men's Club, The (1986) as Nancy
Not My Kid (1985) as Helen Bower
Surprisingly mature (and critically well-received) drama about a family's coming to grips with itself on discovering that teenaged daughter Viveka Davis is a "druggie" with Segal as her shattered surgeon father and Channing her heartsick mother.
Safari 3000 (1984) as J J Dalton
David Carradine, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lee, Hamilton Camp, Ian Yule, Hugh Rouse, & Cocky Two Bull. Inspired by the success of THE CANNONBALL RUN (1981), this road movie pairs an ex-Hollywood stuntman (David Carradine) and a Playboy photographer (Stockard Channing) on a trans-African auto race
Without A Trace (1983) as Jocelyn Norris
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (1979) as Kitty O'Neil
The real-life account of a deaf girl who overcomes her handicap to become one of Hollywood's top stunt-women and holder of the women's world land-speed record in a rocket-powered racing car. Colleen Dewhurst was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and Lou Antonio was nominated as
Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, The (1979) as Mona Mondieu
A basketball team is in the bottom heading down until the team''s 12-year old water boy decides that their help must come from the heavens.
Grease (1978) as Betty Rizzo
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.
The Cheap Detective (1978) as Bess
A private dick tackles two tough cases while trying to clear himself of a murder charge.
Lucan (1977) as Mickey Mcelwaine
A 20-year-old who spent the first ten years of his life running wild in the forest after being raised by predatory animals now strikes out on his own in search of his identity. Subsequently, this became a once-in-a-while series during the 1977-78 season.
Sweet Revenge (1976) as Dandy Cochran/Vurrla 'Vee' Kowsky/Jenny Maxwell
A public defender tries to reform a female car thief.
Big Bus, The (1976) as Kitty Baxter
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the Oil lobby. When the driver is injured a washed up, down on his luck, but used to be great type, who as it happens, used to be engaged to the inventor's daughter is brought in to drive the giant bus which includes a one lane swimming pool and a one lane bowling alley.
Fortune, The (1975) as Freddie
A married man tries to figure out how to share in his rich girlfriend''''s fortune.
Girl Most Likely To..., The (1973) as Miriam Knight
A black comedy about the trials of an ugly girl who undergoes plastic surgery and then takes revenge on those who have been mean to her through a series of bizarre killings.

Music (feature film)

Anything Else (2003) as Song Performer ("There'Ll Be Another Spring")
Jerry Falk is an aspiring writer in New York, who falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. Jerry has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but he soon finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn''t like anything else at all.
Grease (1978) as Song Performer ("There Are Worse Things I Could Do")
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.

Cast (special)

Christmas in Rockefeller Center (2003)
The 71st annual traditional lighting of the Christmas tree continues as NBC TV celebrities and musical acts unite to celebrate the holidays.
Out of the Closet, Off the Screen: The Life of William Haines (2002) as Narration
In 1930, William Haines was America's number one box office draw. He seemed to have what every actor wanted: fame, fortune and a film career with nowhere to go but up. But there was one thing Billy wanted even more: a handsome young man named Jimmie Shields. Jimmie was the love of Billy's life and B
New York Firefighters: The Brotherhood of September 11 (2002) as Narration
Documentary about the surviving members of Rescue 3 in the South Bronx. The program reveals how the extended family of this firehouse is coping with the loss of the eight members of Rescue 3 who responded to the disaster of September 11th and never returned -- Hickey, Meisenheimer, Blackwell, Regan,
Walking With Prehistoric Beasts (2001) as Narration
Documentary about the rise and development of mammals, the creatures that inherited the Earth after the dinosaurs died off 65 million years ago. The program features an array of creatures, including the tiny shrew-like Leptictidium; the largest land mammal ever to have existed, the Indricotherium; a
Only a Teacher (2001) as Narration
An exploration of the diverse faces and many roles of the American teacher from the 1820s to the present. The program features a dialogue between past and present, as contemporary teachers reflect on many of the same issues that have confronted their predecessors over the past 180 years. The first
Meet the Pandas: Washington's New Power Couple (2001) as Narration
Chronicles the journey and the new lives of Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, the two giant pandas that were officially introduced to the public on January 10, 2001. To tell their story, Animal Planet was on hand from the moment that the National Zoo received approval to bring Mei Xiang and Tian Tian to Amer
Pearl Harbor: The Death of the U.S.S. Arizona (2001) as Narration
Documentary that marshals the high-tech weapons of forensic history to present a second-by-second examination of the destruction of the U.S.S. Arizona on December 7, 1941. In addition, the program retraces the Japanese airborne attack route, recreating what the Japanese saw as they bombed Pearl Harb
Obsession With Orchids (2000) as Narration
Documentary that examines the orchid's ability to flourish in almost any climate by depending on "collaborators" -- such as bees, hummingbirds, moths and even humans -- for reproduction.
Assignment E! With Leeza Gibbons: Gay Hollywood (2000) as Interviewee
Leeza Gibbons profiles movie and television actors, producers, writers and power brokers who have come "out" publicly. The program also explores the changing on-screen image of gays and lesbians from the days of Rock Hudson to the present.
SAG Awards Show (1999)
Live presentation of the 7th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. Honors performances in five film categories and eight television categories. In addition, SAG presents its Life Achievement Award, celebrating career achievement as well as humanitarian a
Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute (1999)
Fourteenth annual American Cinematheque tribute honors actor/producer/director Jodie Foster.
53rd Annual Tony Awards, The (1999) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Tony Awards presentation from the Gershwin Theater in New York City.
52nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 52nd annual Tony Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Awards include Best Play, Musical, Leading Actor (Play, Musical), Leading Actress (Play, Musical), Featured Actor (Play, Musical), Featured Actress (Play, Musical), and Revival.
Broadway 98: Launching the Tony Awards (1998)
A look back at the highlights of the 1997-98 season, with scenes from Broadway productions and interviews with the actors and artists who create theatre. Also includes coverage of celebrities arriving at Radio City Music Hall and live coverage of the first hour of the ceremony, including the present
Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde (1997) as Narration
Documentary portrait of the life and work of Man Ray, master of 20th century photography, a painter, a filmmaker, a poet and essayist, a philosopher, and a leader of American modernism.
18th Annual Cable Ace Awards (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 18th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995) as Miss Adelaide
Mr. Willowby and the mice living in his mansion celebrate the tradition of finding the perfect Christmas tree.
Lincoln (1992) as Voice Of Clara Harris
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
45th Annual Tony Awards, The (1991)
A live presentation of the 1991 Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
Sad Professor, The (1989) as Hilda Bundt
A half-hour comedy in the PBS anthology series "Trying Times." A talented, young professor discontented with his success and nearly flawless wife, embarks on an affair with an unlikely colleague, a chain-smoking, bulldozing misanthrope.
Tidy Endings (1988) as Marion
A dramatic special, adapted from Harvey Fierstein's Broadway play "Safe Sex," about the reconciliation that takes place when the male lover and ex-wife of a gay man who died of AIDS confront each other when they are forced to go through and divide his belongings.
Eddie Rabbitt Special, The (1980) as Guest
Music, songs, and comedy sketches.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003) as Klara Hitler
Miniseries about the early life of Hitler, as well as the social and political environment that allowed him to rise to power.
Girl Thing, A (2001) as Dr Beth Noonan
Consists of four separate stories featuring women who are dealing with the unexpected twists and turns that life takes. In each story, one of the women is seeing psychiatrist Dr. Beth Noonan, who attempts to help each of them succesfully make a major transition in their lives, while Dr. Noonan strug

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Echoes in the Darkness (1987) as Susan Reinert
A two-part, five-hour miniseries based on the true story of the 1979 "Main Line" murder case which involved the murder of a teacher and the disappearance of her two children. The story also involves the seven-year investigation that led to the conviction of two of the teacher's colleagues. --BASELIN

Cast (short)

The Lion Roars Again (1975)
This MGM promotional short advertises the studios resurgence into the movie industry in the mid-1970s.

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