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Born: March 13, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Stamford, Connecticut
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After college, moved to NYC to pursue an acting career
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Began appearing in TV commercials
1979:
Appeared in the CBS soap opera "Love of Life"
1980:
Performed in the Broadway play "A Life"
1981:
Briefly acted on the CBS daytime serial "As the World Turns"
1981:
Feature debut, small role in "The Fan", starring Lauren Bacall
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Appeared in the Off-Broadway and L.A. stagings of "Bloodmoon" by Nicholas Kazan
1984:
Primetime TV debut in the busted NBC pilot "The Streets"
1987:
TV series debut in NBC's "Sweet Surrender"
1988:
First film with Paul Schrader, "Patty Hearst"
1988:
Breakthrough TV role as Nurse Coleen McMurphy on the ABC drama "China Beach"; won two Emmy Awards for the role
1992:
Returned to feature films after a four-year absence to play prominent supporting roles in "Housesitter" and Schrader's "Light Sleeper"
1993:
Had featured role as James Belushi's wife in the ABC miniseries "Wild Palms"
1993:
Cast as actress Josephine Marcus in the feature Western "Tombstone"
1994:
Played first leading role in a feature, cast as a leather-clad dominatrix in the comedy-drama "Exit to Eden"
1995:
Portrayed birth control advocate Margaret Sanger in the Lifetime TV biopic "Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story"
1995:
Returned to Broadway as co-star of the short-lived "Translations"
1996:
Appeared in "Fly Away Home"
1996:
Voiced the character of Lois Lane on the animated series "Superman" (The WB)
1996:
Starred in the ABC TV-movie "For Hope", playing a schoolteacher stricken with schleroderma
1997:
Starred in the CBS miniseries "True Women"
1998:
Played opposite Martin Donovan in the Showtime original drama "Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples"
1999:
Had lead in the small screen remake of "Resurrection"; played a woman who develops healing powers after surviving an automobile accident
2000:
Joined cast of the Pulitzer-winning Off-Broadway play "Dinner With Friends"
2001:
Made guest appearance on the CBS drama "Family Law"; received Emmy nomination
2002:
Co-Starred in the CBS drama series "Presidio Med," which also co-starred Blythe Danner
2004:
Cast in Lifetime's "Baby for Sale"
2004:
Appeared on an episode of ABC's freshman drama "Boston Legal" as a friend of Alan Shore (James Spader)
2006:
Guest-starred on an episode of "Battlestar Galactica" (Sci Fi)

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