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Born: March 28, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Loudendale, West Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in West Virginia
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Co-founded New York's Circle Repertory Theatre
1973:
Scored a personal success for her ensemble work in the original off-Broadway production of Lanford Wilson's "Hot L Baltimore"
1975:
Reprised her role as prostitute April Green from "Hot L Baltimore" for the short-lived ABC TV sitcom
1976:
Theatrical film debut, Sidney Lumet's "Network"
1977:
TV-movie debut, "The Girl Called Hatter Fox"
1979:
Played recurring role of Wilhemina "The Fox" Johnson on the NBC comedy-adventure series, "B.J. And the Bear"
1980:
First starring role in a feature, "Heartland", opposite Rip Torn
1981:
Played Vangie Cruise on the NBC detective series, "McClain's Law", starring James Arness
1984:
Played Nurse Joan Thor on the CBS hospital-sitcom "E.R.", toplining Elliott Gould
1985:
First TV miniseries, "North Beach and Rawhide"
1986:
Reprised L.A. stage role of Helen Potts, the aging spinster who cares for an elderly mother, in "Picnic" (PBS)
1989:
Played role of Kate Galindo on the short-lived zoo-set drama series, "Peaceable Kingdom", starring Lindsay Wagner
1991:
Played regular series role of Susan Bloom on a season of the long-running NBC drama series, "L.A. Law"; nominated in 1992 for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
1993:
Was featured in the Naked Angels' stage production of "Naked at the Coast"; delivered a monologue by Jon Robin Baitz
1993:
Joined cast of the CBS TV sitcom, "Hearts Afire", in role of Madeline Stoessinger
1993:
Acted in "True Romance" and "Heaven & Earth"
1995:
Portrayed a society matron in the BBC/PBS miniseries adaptation of Edith Wharton's "The Buccaneers"
1996:
Played regular role of a diner owner in the ABC sitcom "Townies"
1997:
Had featured role of Aunt Pam on the ABC sitcom "Teen Angel"
2000:
Cast as Ellen Barkin's best friend in "Crime + Punishment in Suburbia"
2000:
Delivered an amusing supporting turn as the officious office manager who comes into conflict with Julia Roberts' "Erin Brockovich"
2001:
Cast in "K-PAX" opposite Kevin Spacey
2002:
Cast in the short-lived drama "Push, Nevada" (ABC)
2003:
Cast as blue-collar housekeeper, Berta on the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men"; earned Emmy (2005, 2007) nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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