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Born: July 22, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Of Two Minds (2012)
Billie has it all: a loving husband, two healthy children, a beautiful home and a rewarding job. But when her mother dies, she becomes responsible for her schizophrenic sister, who is known as "Baby". As the family struggles to adjust to the new member of their household, it soon becomes clear that
Fat Rose and Squeaky (2008)
A story about friendship, poetry, tofu casserole and a 38 Smith and Wesson pistol.
Dancing in Twilight (2007)
A middle-aged man's life is drastically changed by the unexpected death of his wife.
Johnny 316 (2007)
Set in the boulevards of Hollywood, California, explores the themes of spirituality, intimacy and loss set against the backdrop of the harsh unforgiving reality of the streets. A penniless street preacher spends his days giving out pamphlets and spreading the word of God. One day he meets Sarah, a
Last Sin Eater, The (2007)
In 1850's Appalachia, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes is wracked with guilt over the death of her sister. She feels responsible for the loss and sets out to find the only man, known as The Sin Eater, who can take away her guilt. But while seeking redemption, Cadi learns a devastating secret that has the po
Dad for Christmas, A (2006)
Nineteen year old Matt faces a difficult situation when his girlfriend finds out she's pregnant and decides to give the baby away without asking Matt. In an attempt to keep his baby, Matt takes the baby from the hospital. Estranged from his mother, he turns to his grandmother. He stays with her and
Finding Home (2003) as Grandmother
Since childhood, Amanda has been plagued with memories of her traumatic removal from her grandmother and the place she loved dearly. Now she must confront her family's troubled past and the pain she has long repressed when she is forced to return to her grandmother's enchanting bed-and-breakfast inn
More Dogs Than Bones (2003)
A mob boss, on his way from New York to Los Angeles, hides a cache of money in the luggage of an unsuspecting Nepalese tourist. But, when the gangster sends two of his henchmen to retrieve the loot, things don't go exactly as planned.
Manna From Heaven (2001) as Mother Superior
Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in Buffalo, New York is mysteriously showered with 20-dollar bills. Theresa, a young girl who everyone thinks is a saint, doesn't have much trouble convincing her loose-knit "family" that the money is a gift from heaven to be split up amongst themselv
Touched by a Killer (2001) as Judge Erica Robertson
After learning that a man was convicted of murder on circumstantial evidence, an investigative reporter fights to free the condemned prisoner from death row.
Time Served (2000)
True story of a woman who takes the rap of her son's murder of her husband. In jail, the warden forces the inmates to be hookers.
Silver Man (2000)
He calls himself "Silver Man"--a musician who performs on boardwalks along beach fronts, the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, the Montmartre in Paris. No one's sure of his real name, or where he comes from, or where he is going. All we know is he arrives on the boardwalk, claims his space, and begins
Big Eden (2000) as Grace Cornwell
When successful New York artist Henry Hart returns to his small hometown tucked away in the hills of Montana, he has a couple of things to face: his grandfather might die before Henry has the guts to tell him he's gay; and his love for his best friend during high school is still unrequited. At the s
Very Mean Men (2000) as Katherine Mulroney
A bartender concocts a story about two crime families who start a turf war over someone stiffing a waitress on her tip.
Map of the World, A (1999) as Nellie
Alice and Howard Goodwin have recently moved to rural Wisconsin and are regarded with suspicion by most of their neighbors. The couple does form a friendship, however, with Theresa and Dan Collins. Both couples often take turns babysitting for one another. Tragedy occurs one day when Alice, momentar
Cruel Intentions (1999) as Helen Rosemond
A tale of betrayal centering on two wealthy, manipulative teenage stepsiblings from Manhattan's uppercrust. It's summer break, and Kathryn has been dumped by her beau, Court Reynolds, for the innocent Cecile. Desperate to get even, Kathryn challenges Sebastian to ruin Cecile by deflowering her--thus
Devil's Arithmetic, The (1999) as Aunt Eva
A pampered Jewish teenage girl, Hannah, is transported back in time to her family's tragic past during the Holocaust in German-occupied Poland in 1941. There, alongside her future aunt, she begins her surrealistic journey of discovery. Imprisoned in a concentration camp and forced to work at hard la
Girl Gets Moe, The (1998) as Gloria
Looking for love, an aging mobster gets more than he bargained for when he settles down with his hot-headed dream girl.
Breast Men (1998) as Mrs Saunders
Medical resident Kevin Saunders is bored with routine facial reconstructions and feels neither challenged or creative. When he finds himself alone one night, he accidentally catches sight of a buxom neighbor undressing in front of her window, and discovers that her cleavage is the result of stuffing
Love Kills (1998) as Alena Heiss
A sadistic love affair transpires between a wealthy, widowed actress and a con man posing as her masseur.
Sins of the Mind (1997) as Dr Anna Bingham
A conservative young woman develops uncontrollable sexual urges as a result of a traffic accident and subsequent brain damage. Inspired by a true story.
Heartless (1997) as Aunt Lydia
After receiving a heart transplant, Anne O'Keefe has disturbing dreams about her donor, murdered heiress Suzanne Hawks. Anne becomes obsessed with finding out more about Suzanne, transforming herself into the dead woman and taking over her life. She falls in love with Suzanne's husband Alex, but soo
Stepford Husbands, The (1996) as Mariam Benton
In this sequel to the 1975 theatrical film "The Stepford Wives," a group of women in Stepford, Connecticut, are seeking to create the perfect husbands (a reversal of the plot in the film). Men are sent to The Stepford Institute for Human Behavior to "cure" their problems. One couple is duped into th
High School High (1996) as Mrs Doyle
Moby Dick. A Tale of Two Cities. Don Quixote. These are classic works of literature that today two out of every three high school students do not even recognize. Okay, so three out of three. Of course, that''s not so bad though when you realize that none of them can identify where Canada is, either. To idealistic Richard Clark, however, everyone in school has the deep-rooted ability to be a top student and there''s no such thing as a bad kid. That''s why he''s quit his job teaching at a posh academy and moved to a tough inner city high school. It''s his strongest belief that these kids should be allowed to have the very same experiences that all people have in high school--dating, going to proms, begging for sex, etc.
2 Days in the Valley (1996) as Evelyn
What is it that causes people to connect? It can be love, it can be money and sometimes it can be murder. The clock is ticking, and over the next 48 hours the lives of ten people in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley will intersect and be irrevocably altered--or abruptly ended. The plot is laid with a contr
Edie & Pen (1996) as Judge
Two women, both in Reno to divorce their husbands, meet each other and a few cowboys at a local bar.
Virtuosity (1995) as Elizabeth Deane
Los Angeles, 1999. The government's Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Center has developed a prototype for the ultimate police training device. A virtual reality simulator utilizes the latest artificial intelligence technology to test users' skills as they pursue the computer-generated criminal
Haunting of Sea Cliff Inn, The (1994) as Dorothy
An unknown force that has lain dormant for decades in a house high above the cliffs near Mendocino, California, is given a powerful new energy by the presence of its new owners.
Tryst (1994)
A young man goes to Santa Barbara to visit his mother who works as a maid for a wealthy family. Once on the estate, he becomes involved in an affair, a murder plot, and the secrets of the family are revealed, much to their dismay.
Giorgino (1994) as Innkeeper
The tale of a handsome, young French lieutenant who, in October 1918, visits a creepy village in search of a group of retarded children he tended for before the war.
Tollbooth (1994) as Lillian
Twenty-year-old Doris tells her boyfriend, Jack, a tollbooth operator, that she must put their future on hold until her estranged father comes home. In an attempt to win Doris' hand in marriage, Jack sets out to find her missing parent. The years of waiting come to a shocking end when Doris' father
Someone Else's Child (1994) as Faye
After learning that the baby she gave birth to seven years earlier had been switched with another, a young mother fights to gain custody of both the child she raised as her own and her biological son, who has been adopted by an abusive couple. Inspired by actual events.
Return to Two Moon Junction (1994) as Grandma Belle
A successful fashion model returns to her southern hometown hoping to escape her womanizing boyfriend and recapture the happiness and memories of her childhood family home--Two Moon Junction.
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Blind Vision (1992) as Virginia Taylor
Story of one man's obsession with a woman, whose boyfriends inexplicably fall prey to murder.
The Player (1992) as Herself
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Nightmare On The 13th Floor (1990) as Lettie Gordon
A writer uncovers a Satanic cult which conducts ritualistic murders on the secret thirteenth floor of a hotel.
Shadowzone (1990)
Careless experiments unleashes a deadly force into the earth's atmosphere.
Final Notice (1989) as Mrs Lord
A case of library vandalism takes on ominous overtones when clues to a grizzly murder are uncovered. A detective and librarian join forces to ferret out the crazed killer.
Karen Carpenter Story, The (1989) as Agnes Carpenter
A dramatization of the life of musical superstar Karen Carpenter, who died suddenly in 1983 at the age of 32 from anorexia nervosa.
Blue Steel (1989) as Mrs Turner
A policewoman becomes embroiled in a romance with a psychotic murderer.
Best of the Best (1989) as Mrs Grady
Sports adventure about a martial arts competition.
Two Moon Junction (1988) as Belle
In the Deep South, a Southern belle named April has everything she could want, including a plantation, beauty and an aristocratic beau... that is, until she meets Perry, a roustabout with whom she has a torrid, sensual affair.
J. Edgar Hoover (1987) as Annie M Hoover
A television movie about the late director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover. The film follows Hoover from his childhood in a working-class section of Washington at the turn of the century to his final days during the social and political turbulence of the '60s and '70s. The factors that helped him to bui
Flowers in the Attic (1987) as Grandmother
Victoria Tennant plays a recently widowed mother who appeals to her dying father for aid while her four children are locked in an attic and terrorized by an evil grandmother. Incest, murder, sadomasochism, and religious fanaticism are just a few of the topics touched on in this gothic melodrama based on the popular novel by V. C. Andrews.
Nobody's Fool (1986) as Pearl
Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group a
Invaders From Mars (1986) as Mrs Mckeltch
Boy Who Could Fly, The (1986) as Dr Granada
After their father dies, Milly and Louis move to a new neighborhood with their mother. Milly becomes friends with Eric, the boy who lives next door. Eric is autistic and seems obsessed with flight, often climbing up to the roof and holding his arms out as if to fly. Before long, Milly comes to believe that Eric might actually possess an ability that no one else knows about.
Second Serve (1986) as Sadie Bishop
A television movie about Richard Radley, a father, surgeon, naval officer, and athlete, who underwent a sex-change operation to become the woman -- Renee Richards -- whom she felt had always been trapped in the body of a man. The film, based on Renee Richards' own account, describes the psychologica
Summer to Remember, A (1985) as Dr Dolly Mckeever
A deaf boy (played by a deaf boy -- Sean Gerlis -- making his acting debut) established a unique friendship with an orangutan that understands sign language (thanks to scientist Louise Fletcher) after the animal takes refuge near the youngster's home following a highway accident allowing it to escap
Lucky Star, The (1984) as Loes Bakker
Firestarter (1984) as Norma Manders
A child has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance.
Strange Invaders (1983) as Mrs Benjamin
Brainstorm (1983) as Lillian Reynolds
A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death.
Talk to Me (1982) as Richard'S Mother
After he has exhausted a number of alternatives, a man enrolls in the Hollins Institute in the hope of curing his stuttering. While at the institute, he not only solves his speech problem, he falls in love.
Strange Behavior (1981) as Barbara Moorehead
A scientist's experiments on teenagers turn them into killers.
Mamma Dracula (1980) as Mamma Dracula
Lady in Red, The (1979) as Anna Sage
The story of gangster John Dillinger's mistress.
Magician of Lublin, The (1979) as Emilia
Natural Enemies (1979) as Miriam Steward
Paul Steward is living the American Dream. He is a successful businessman with a wife and children, but he begins to feel that his life is meaningless. Coming to the conclusion that his family is somehow to blame for this, Paul decides to kill each of them and begins to develop a complicated plan of
The Cheap Detective (1978) as Marlene Duchard
A private dick tackles two tough cases while trying to clear himself of a murder charge.
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (1978) as Sally Kimball
In this initial entry in a projected series on contemporary interpretations of the Ten Commandments, the wife of a paralytic becomes involved in an extramarital affair -- with his permission. The second film, "Thou Shalt Not Kill," made around the same time, was not aired until 1982.
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) as Dr Gene Tuskin
Regan MacNeil is now seventeen, and although she appears to be normal after her demonic possession as a child, she is monitored regularly at a psychiatric institution. A troubled priest, Father Lamont, visits her there to learn about the death of Father Merrin when he was performing the exorcism on her four years before. Regan has no conscious memories of that time, but as the priest's investigation continues, the demon is brought back.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) as Nurse Ratched
A small-time criminal fakes insanity in hopes of doing easy time in a mental hospital.
Russian Roulette (1975) as Midge
A mountie finds himself engulfed in a KGB conspiracy to kill the renegade Russian Premier Alexei Kosygin during his visit to Canada in 1970.
Thieves Like Us (1974) as Mattie
A young bank robber falls for an innocent girl and starts planning an escape from crime and the law.
Can Ellen Be Saved? (1974) as Bea Lindsey
A girl searching for herself becomes the object of an intense struggle between her parents and members of a religious commune.

Cast (special)

70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary on the 1961 novel, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," which depicts the clash between nonconformity and oppression set in the context of a mental hospital. Combines dramatizations, still photos and film clips from the time, news footage and interviews with author Ken Kesey, colleagues an
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Interviewee
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
Canned Ham: High School High (1996)
Special goes behind the scenes of the 1996 theatrical film "High School High" starring John Lovitz. Includes interviews with cast members and clips from the film.
American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, The (1994)
A presentation of the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award to actor Jack Nicholson.
Top Billing (1991)
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the horror, anthology series for HBO. An ambitious young actor is willing to go at any length for a part in "Hamlet."
Last Waltz on a Tightrope (1986) as Cynthia Dammond
Brad Baxter is a down-and-out writer who is working on a biography of a renowned Shakespearean actor who perished in a fire in his mansion, Dammond Hill. When Baxter confronts the widow, Cynthia Dammond, he is drawn deeper into the web of deception that Cynthia has woven and learns that it's too la
Islands (1984)
Two women -- one a mountain hermit; the other, a sullen suburban girl -- find, to their mutual surprise, that they need each other.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Time to Remember, A (2003) as Billy Calhoun
Married to a Stranger (1997) as Nana
Frankenstein and Me (1996) as Mrs Perdue
Fire Next Time, The (1993) as Sarge
Set in the future, the story follows the struggles of a Louisiana family facing the effects of a massive hurricane and the results of global warming.
In a Child's Name (1991) as Jean Taylor
A miniseries based on the true story of a husband who brutally murdered his wife and the custody battle waged by her sister for the couple's infant son.

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