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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 25, 2009|
|Born:||February 2, 1947||Cause of Death:||anal cancer|
|Birth Place:||Corpus Christi, Texas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
When Todd Anderson is chosen as the #1 NBA draft pick by the New Jersey Nets, he signs a contract for thirty million dollars that instantly changes his life. Whether he likes it or not his mom, Lady Em, is not going to let her son forget his roots. When Todd buys a new house and mistakenly invites family from the old neighborhood for a cookout on the same day he scheduled an endorsement interview, chaos erupts and Todd must choose between his down home roots and his newfound celebrity.
In this adaptation of the bestseller, two Hollywood actresses deal variously with being the victim or the perpetrator of infidelity.
In rural 1945 Mississippi, Jewel Hilburn and her husband Leston have four healthy children. At the age of 40, Jewel gives birth to Brenda Kay, a fifth child with Down's Syndrome. Desperately wanting the child to beat the odds, Jewel focuses her undivided attention and love upon the child and, as a r
Television movie based on the book by Patricia MacLachlan about a family whose life is dramatically changed when a baby girl is mysteriously delivered on their doorstep with a cryptic note promising that one day the baby's mother will return. Lily, is a mother who is grappling with depression and gu
Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each and every one at all times--he is their savior and would have it no other way. And a
An irreverent and irresponsible woman finds a reason to change her life when her mother dies and she tries to save the family farm. Frannie Vaughn is vivacious and charming, but too many parties and too many men have tarnished her reputation in the small North Carolina town where she was raised. Whe
Craig complains to his therapist about his problems with the opposite sex.
After learning that his wife is sleeping with another man of the cloth, Euliss "Sonny" Dewey, a popular Pentecostal preacher of deep spiritual convition, commits a crime of passion and thusly, is forced to abandon his home, family, and church. Destroying all traces of his true identity, he takes to
A woman seeks to reclaim the peace of the Nebraska prairie where she was born, as well as the son she gave up for adoption years earlier.
Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett When Jack Sturges falls in love with collage artist Sandra Archer and plans to marry her, Archer''s son, Ben, does everything he can to prevent the match. Ben polices the house at night, making sure everyone stays in separate beds. He scoffs at Jack''s attempt to make breakfast and compels his would-be dad to join the very unhip YMCA Indian Guides program with him.
Set in Nebraska in 1869, a woman seeks someone to take her place as wife and mother when she discovers she is dying.
A female defense attorney searches for a suspected thief-murderer who uses his connections to steal millions.
When a couple, who have both been married before, decide to marry, they must confront the problems which arise from the children of their previous marriages.
A movie about the life of celebrated photographer Margaret Bourke-White, from the late 1920s through the 1930s and '40s, when she was making a name for herself at "Life" Magazine. It also focuses on her relationship with acclaimed writer Erskine Caldwell and how she sacrificed that relationship for a career.
A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the information in her bag and comes to her apartment with the intent of rape, but she sprays him in the face with insect repellent, and then holds him captive. She is then faced with deciding whether to go to the police who might not believe her and release him, or to kill him.
Farrah Fawcett again got critical acceptance as a serious actress for her portrayal here of the real-life Beate Klarsfeld, a German Protestant housewife who, with the encouragement and support of her Jewish law student husband, Serge, began an unrelenting campaign (continuing to the present) to brin
Colleen Dewhurst won an Emmy Award (as Outstanding Supporting Actress) for her starring role with Farrah Fawcett in this dramatic clash of wills between an overbearing, ex-opera diva mother and her schoolteacher daughter-in-law living under the same roof. The older woman is determined to retain her
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
Farrah Fawcett astounded critics with the heretofore unplumbed depths of her performing abilities, playing a battered wife charged with her husband's murder after setting his bed afire following years of beatings and humiliations. Her greatly praised work won her an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Ac
The contestants in the highly illegal race across the country will do anything to win, and cheating is encouraged. With car crashes, sight gags and the coolest collection of 80s vehicles on film.
A story of deep space terror and twisted love in a man-made Garden of Eden.
A department store clerk who aspires to be a children's book author is having an affair with a young woman who shops at his store. When the couple learn that her husband, two of her neighbors, and a man posing as a detective have all been murdered, the two of them decide to solve the case.
This was the pilot for the hit TV series that began in September 1976, with three attractive females who work for a very private investigator, a man they have never seen or met, and must use their wiles to con the manager of a vineyard into revealing the whereabouts of the body of his wealthy boss w
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
A road-company "Airport" with a stellar cast being menaced by a maniac on a transatlantic jet who has murdered once and threatens to kill again. Rock-jawed Robert Stack is the stalwart, unflappable pilot; his wife Rosemary and daughter Elizabeth have key roles.
A small-town beauty with wide eyes, great ambitions and empty pockets is presented to a wealthy and jaded magazine publisher as a bikinied birthday present by his business associates.
The pursuit by America's loveliest girls for a coveted beauty crown is threatened by a scandal which implicates a judge, a former winner, and one of the five finalists.
A familiar TV sitcom plot that makes roommates of a dedicated women's libber and a male chauvinist cop.
Myron Breckinridge goes to Europe to have a sex change, and comes back to America as the sexy, man-hating Myra. She enrolls at the acting school of her uncle, conservative Western star Buck Loner, insisting that she is Myron's widow.
Two French filmmakers working in the U.S. fall in love with each other.
Producer (feature film)
Mike Catton was a construction site foreman, but he developed a phobia of heights after a serious accident. When a friend of his is killed while rushing to finish a skyscraper before a bank's foreclosure, Mike starts working for the man's daughter, forming a team of top notch men to finish the bulid
Documentary chronicling actress Farrah Fawcett's struggle with cancer.
An award show that celebrates classic television.
Special marking the 50th anniversary of the American Broadcasting Company includes cast reunions and great moments from news, sports, movies, dramas and comedies.
Live coverage of the ESPY Awards presentation honoring the best performers and most memorable moments from the previous year in sports.
A tribute to successful television producer Aaron Spelling, featuring clips and cast reunions to commemorate over three decades of primetime series.
Presentation of the 1997 VH-1 Fashion Awards from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
A live presentation of the 1992 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
A documentary focusing on women and domestic violence.
Live coverage of the sixty-first annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Shrine Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles. Highlights include: an opening production number which recreates Hollywood's glittering past and such landmarks as the Cocoanut Grove and the Chinese Theater; a tribute to the great musi
A special from Sea World of Texas in San Antonio, featuring the famed marine mammals -- killer whales, dolphins, etc. -- and celebrity performers in a commemoration of the cultural heritage of the Texas hill country.
The second "Superstars & Their Moms" special, hosted by mother Carol Burnett and her daughter Carrie Hamilton, features appearances by guest celebrities and their mothers.
A twice-yearly series of specials in which celebrities compete in various athletic contests to determine which is the better sex.
A twice-yearly series of specials in which celebrities compete in various athletic contests to determine which is the superior sex.
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.
Music and comedy sketches with singer Wayne Newton.
A second pilot for a potential series based on the many faces of love. Three stories are presented: "The Interview" depicts a verbal sparring match between an egotistical movie director and a probing TV commentator; "Margie Passes" tells of an effervescent teenage girl with an everlasting effect on
The exploits of Ron Hart, chief operative of O.U.T. (the Office of Unusual Tactics), a semi-official government agency that tackles the cases that nobody else wants. In the pilot episode, Hart and his team attempt to recover $2 million in counterfeit bills for the U.S. government.
Documentary chronicling actress Farrah Fawcett's struggle with cancer.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Set in the West of the 1880s, a half-black, half-Cherokee gunslinger leads a wagon train of freed slaves on a dangerous journey to start new lives in the Oklahoma Territory. Even with their newfound freedom, however, they cannot escape the evils of racism.
A two-part miniseries based on C. David Heyman's biography of Barbara Hutton, the famour heiress whose extragavent lifestyle shocked and intrigued the world.
Dramatization of the sensational Texas court case of the late '60s involving a noted Houston plastic surgeon, accused of doing away with his socially prominent first wife in order to marry somebody else. Based on the book by the doctor's second wife, the film resulted in an Emmy Award nomination for
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on Ann Rule's book, "Small Sacrifices." A mother is accused of shooting her three children in 1983 in a small town in Oregon as a "sacrifice" to her married lover. A determined district attorney uncovers the circumstances surrounding the crime.
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