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Born: February 3, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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MILESTONES

1965:
Spent one season as a member of the Theatre Company of Boston
1967:
Acted with Trinity Square Repertory Company in Providence, RI
1967:
Was cast in her first Broadway show, the musical "Mata Hari"; show closed during out-of-town tryout
1970:
Had a supporting role in the NBC production of the Broadway musical "George M!"
1971:
Played featured role in the ABC TV-movie "Dr. Cook's Garden"
1972:
Portrayed Martha Jefferson in the movie version of "1776"
1972:
Played a jilted wife opposite Peter Falk and John Cassavetes on an episode of "Columbo" (NBC)
1973:
Cast as Amanda on the short-lived ABC sitcom "Adam's Rib"
1974:
Played a woman who comes between two friends in "Lovin' Molly"
1974:
Portrayed Zelda to Richard Chamberlain's F. Scott Fitzgerald in "F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Last of the Belles'" (ABC)
1977:
Portrayed Elizabeth Custer in "The Court-Martial of General George Armstrong Custer" (ABC)
1978:
Earned critical praise as Eleanor Gehrig in "A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story" (NBC)
1980:
Returned to Broadway appearing alongside Raul Julia and Roy Scheider in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal"; earned a Tony nomination
1980:
Starred in the Lincoln Center revival of "The Philadelphia Story"
1982:
Portrayed the wife of German architect Albert Speer in the ABC miniseries "Inside the Third Reich"
1984:
Made guest appearance on an episode of "St. Elsewhere" (NBC)
1985:
Played the wife of a philandering attorney (Anthony Hopkins) who was plotting to kill her in "Guilty Conscience" (CBS)
1987:
Co-starred with Richard Chamberlain and Judith Ivey in a revival of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit"
1988:
Earned a Tony nomination as Blanche Du Bois in a stage revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1988:
Played the co-owner of a NYC restaurant on the short-lived NBC drama, "Tattinger's"; series was retooled as an NBC sitcom called "Nick & Hillary," which lasted only a handful of episodes
1988:
Appeared in Woody Allen's "Another Woman"
1990:
Cast as the mother of a child molested by a priest in the HBO drama "Judgment"
1990:
Co-starred with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in "Mr. & Mrs. Bridge"
1990:
Made second film with Woody Allen, "Alice"
1991:
Portrayed Nick Nolte's wife in "The Prince of Tides"
1992:
Re-teamed with daughter Gwyneth Paltrow in the NBC miniseries "Cruel Doubt"
1994:
Portrayed Arkadina in Williamstown production of "The Seagull" with daughter Gwyneth Paltrow as Nina
1995:
Appeared Off-Broadway in A. R. Gurney's "Sylvia"
1997:
Portrayed the matriarch of a troubled family in "The Myth of Fingerprints"
1997:
Voiced Martha Jefferson in Ken Burns' PBS documentary "Thomas Jefferson"
1998:
Hosted "Sophisticated Ladies: Charleston and Savannah With Blythe Danner" (PBS)
1999:
Played Kate Capshaw's mother in "The Love Letter"
1999:
Co-starred with Edward Herrmann in a staged reading of A. R. Gurney's "Ancestral Voices"
2000:
Cast as Robert De Niro's understanding wife in the comedy "Meet the Parents"
2001:
Played the mother of Cameron Diaz and Jordana Brewster in "The Invisible Circus"
2001:
Cast as Phyllis in the all-star Broadway revival of "Follies"; received a Tony nomination
2002:
Cast as Dr. Harriet Lanning on the short-lived CBS medical drama "Presidio Med"
2003:
Portrayed Sylvia Plath's mother opposite her real life daughter Gwyneth Paltrow in "Sylvia"
2004:
Reprised her role as Dina Byrnes for the comedy sequel, "Meet the Fockers"
2004:
Starred in the TV-movie "Back When We Were Grownups" (CBS); received Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for Best Actress
2006:
Co-starred in "The Last Kiss"; directed by Tony Goldwyn and scripted by Paul Haggis
2010:
Once again reprised the role of Dina Byrnes for the comedy sequel "Little Fockers"
2012:
Co-starred with Zac Efron in "The Lucky One," based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks
2012:
Cast in romantic comedy "Hello I Must Be Going," starring Melanie Lynskey
2013:
Starred in the TV movie "Gilded Lilys"
2014:
Co-starred in the dark comedy "Murder of a Cat"
2015:
Appeared in romantic comedy "Tumbledown"

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