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Born: December 11, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lakewood, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Kabluey (2007)
Leslie, a mother of two rambunctious young boys, is barely holding things together while her husband's National Guard unit is off fighting in Iraq. Desperate for some help, she agrees to let her husband's brother, Salman, come to act as a make-shift nanny. But Salman's parenting skills are questio
Expired (2007)
The sight of a dark-suited municipal employee doling out parking violations stirs a primal hate in all but the most enlightened soul, and meter maid Claire knows it. Claire, a kind soul, resents having to enforce the law at all times, but for Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, it's th
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
It's Christmas Eve and a huge blizzard has just shut down the airport, threatening to ruin holiday plans for all stranded travelers. Snowed in en route to their father's house, two "Unaccompanied Minors"--dubbed UMs--Spencer and his little sister, Katherine, are ushered to the airport's Unaccompani
Searching for Debra Winger (2003) as Herself
Rosanna Arquette heads up this exploration of the pressures, choices and sacrifices that female actors face working in the entertainment industry, particularly as they hit 40 and begin being overlooked for certain roles. Debra Winger is the example of a pioneer in this battle because of her decisio
Life Without Dick (2002)
A woman unwittingly falls in love with a hit man hired to kill her annoying boyfriend. The hit man however, does not want to kill anybody but would rather pursue his true passion, becoming an Irish tenor. The woman helps him by carrying out his hits for him.
Criminal Instinct: A Colder Kind of Death (2001) as Tess Malone
A television crime reporter and former police officer finds answers to her husband's murder six years ago.
Half a Dozen Babies (1999) as Lee Dilley
Becki and Keith Dilley's lives are shattered when they learn their chances of conceiving a child are low. Just when they are about to give up, Becki becomes pregnant with what doctors believe are quintuplets. But Becki surprises everyone when she gives birth to six babies. With their newly expanded
Sky Is Falling, The (1999) as Mona Hall
An aspiring twentysomething novelist finds herself at a crossroads in her life when she can't sell her novel and her once-thought deceased father shows up very much alive as a hippie photographer.
Dick (1999) as Helen Lorenzo
After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs and Arlene Lorenzo stumble across a room packed full of presidential secrets. In an effort to find out exactly what the girls know, Richard Nixon himself appoints them as official White House dog walkers. Suddenly and accidentally, the two girls are swept up in the political intrigue of the world''s most famous break-in: Watergate. As the clueless duo are plunged deeper into their Washington adventure, not even all the President''s men can stop Betsy and Arlene from unwittingly changing the course of history.
Definite Maybe, The (1998)
A satire about two 25-year-old guys set in the Hamptons.
Casper Meets Wendy (1998)
An animated adventure with Casper, the Friendly Ghost, and his pal Wendy the Witch.
Changing Habits (1997) as Connie
An aspiring painter and Melrose Avenue boutique worker tries to scam some free rent by living in a convent and befriending the nuns.
Simple Wish, A (1997) as Rena
A fairy godmother tries to grant a girl's only wish, for her father to be the lead in a broadway musical.
Ronnie and Julie (1997) as Elizabeth Monroe
Two teenagers, whose families have been feuding for years, fall in love during their respective parents' campaigns to be mayor of Spokane, Washington. Loosely based on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
Nightscream (1997) as Julie Ordwell
Drew, a mysterious and confused young woman, turns up in a small town in Oregon where her resemblance to a recent murder victim, Laura Fairchild, causes a stir. Some people, including Laura's mother, believe that Drew may be possessed by the spirit of Laura. What Drew doesn't know is that she is inv
Murder Live (1997) as Joanna Mcgrath
A hostage crisis erupts on live television when a father, angry when his daughter commits suicide after her rape is revealed on a talk show, holds the show's host, crew and audience captive.
Double Jeopardy (1996) as Cindy Dubroski
Drama based on the true story of a Baltimore police officer who murdered his young mistress and then tried to pin the guilt on his wife's son, a conspiracy blown apart in the courtroom.
Michael (1996) as Judge Esther Newberg
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
Ready to Wear (1994) as Louise Hamilton--Major Hamilton'S Wife
Story revolves around the lives of 50 characters, including designers, models, editors, photographers, buyers and groupies during the days of the March Pret-A-Porter (Ready to Wear) high-fashion trade shows in Paris.
Save the Rabbits (1994)
A couple's life is changed forever by their much anticipated visit to a famous Parisian restaurant.
Perfect Alibi (1994)
A new nanny turns a family upside down.
Dumb & Dumber (1994) as Helen Swanson
Best friends Lloyd and Harry are a pair of dim-witted pals on a cross country road trip to Aspen to return a briefcase full of cash to its rightful owner, Mary Swanson, a beautiful woman who ends up being Lloyd''s dream girl. Little does Lloyd know that Mary is in Aspen trying to find her kidnapped husband. Soon, the two get mixed up in the crime, and their wacky exploits are leading the FBI straight to the crooks.
Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert (1993) as Brenda Burrows
A Palm Springs detective teams up with a heavy-drinking cop in search of a mysterious fugitive.
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
The Player (1992) as Herself
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992) as Marge Nelson
A middle-aged couple are abducted by the evil ruler of a far away planet, who has eyes for the wife.
Deliver Them From Evil: The Taking of Alta View (1992) as Susan Woolley
Based on the true story of the ordeal at Utah's Alta View Hospital when gunman Richard Worthington held an entire maternity ward hostage for 18 hours.
Stranger in the Family (1991) as Randi Thompson
As a result of an automobile accident, a teenager suffers from permanent memory loss and must relearn all he knew. Based on a true story.
Waiting For the Light (1990) as Kay Harris
A mother, her two children and aunt move to a small midwestern town in 1962 to run a diner. The aunt, a former spiritualist in a carnival, comes to the boys' aid by concocting an illusion to scare their neighbor, the meanest man in town.
Quiet Little Neighborhood, A Perfect Little Murder, A (1990) as Marsha Pegler
A television movie in which a young couple and their baby move to suburbia and discover that their neighbors are plotting a murder when a communications device in their baby's room picks up their conversation.
Short Time (1990) as Carolyn Simpson
A policeman who tries to get himself killed in the line of duty because he thinks he's dying anyway.
Let It Ride (1989) as Pam Trotter
Story of a horse racing gambler who hits the jackpot.
Out Cold (1989) as Sunny Cannald
When Ernie, a butcher, turns up dead inside the refrigerator at his shop, Dave, his partner, thinks that it was an accident for which he's responsible. Little does he know that Ernie was, in fact, murdered by his wife Sunny.
Full Moon in Blue Water (1988) as Louise
A depressed widower battles loneliness and attempts to cheat him out of his land.
Pack of Lies (1987) as Helen Schaefer
A television movie adapted from the celebrated London play about a married couple who learn that their next-door neighbors are spies and who allow British agents to use their home to spy on them.
Intimate Strangers (1986) as Sally Bierston
Jeff Bierston, an Army doctor, and Sally, his wife and a nurse, are separated during the fall of Saigon, and Sally is officially listed as missing in action. Nine years later, Jeff is in private practive in the United States and has a relationship with a lover. The film tells how Jeff's world is tur
Miracles (1986) as Jean Briggs
After Hours (1985) as Julie
A slightly nerdy yuppie ends up going to SoHo one night for what he hopes will be a nice date, but ends up getting caught up in one weird turn of events after another with a menagerie of oddball characters. Soon, he finds himself the accused suspect in a string of burglaries in the neighborhood, becomes the object of a witchhunt by a posse of SoHo denizens, and can't find a way to get back uptown to where he lives.
To Catch a King (1984) as Hannah Winter
In this espionage thriller that tries in its own way to emulate "Casablanca," Robert Wagner plays an American who owns a Lisbon nightclub and Teri Garr is a slightly dippy chanteuse who has stumbled across a Nazi plot to kidnap the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, living at the time (1942) in Portugal.
Firstborn (1984) as Wendy
Because he is the oldest, Brian has been the man of the house since his parents' divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who is always trying some new get-rich-quick scheme and declares that he is now man of the house, Brian puts up with it until he discovers Sam's illegal activities.
The Black Stallion Returns (1983) as Alec'S Mother
A teen-aged boy braves a series of adventures to recover his beloved horse.
John Steinbeck's "The Winter of Our Discontent" (1983) as Mary Hawley
In his return to dramatic TV after more than fifteen years, Donald Sutherland is a grocery store clerk who dreams of buying back from the present owner the store which had been in his family for generations and his corruption at the hands of the town banker who wants him to sell out his alcoholic fr
Mr. Mom (1983) as Caroline Butler
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It''s just that he''s never done it before, and really doesn''t have a clue...
Sting II, The (1982) as Veronica
A gambler tries to get back at the con artists who had tricked him earlier.
One From the Heart (1982) as Frannie
In Las Vegas, Franny, a Fremont Street travel agent, dreams of taking off to the exotic locales to which she sends her clients. Meanwhile, her husband Hank is preoccupied with the purchase of their spacious, slightly seedy Spanish Moderne home as a good investment. Their anniversary forces the dream
Tootsie (1982) as Sandy
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
Prime Suspect (1982) as Amy Mccleary
In a film somewhat akin to Paul Newman's "Absence of Malice," Mike Farrell is an upstanding, law-abiding citizen whose life is shattered by TV reporter Teri Garr's story linking him with the sex murder of a young girl from whom he was seen buying cookies, and his voluntary cooperation with the polic
Escape Artist, The (1982) as Arlene
Danny Masters is the teenage son of the late, great magician and escape artist Harry Masters. Danny is also very talented and determined to follow in his father's footsteps. When he joins his aunt and uncle in their magic act, he gets in deep trouble by picking the pocket of the son of the town's d
Honky Tonk Freeway (1981) as Ericka Kramer
A writer, a waitress, a nun and other motorists land in a desperate Florida mayor's tourist trap.
Doctor Franken (1980) as Kelli Fisher
This variation of the Frankenstein legend, "suggested by the Mary Shelley story," and set in a brownstone in present day Manhattan, has Robert Vaughn as a determined New York surgeon bringing "parts" home from work -- the hospital where he does experimental research -- to painstakingly rebuild the s
The Black Stallion (1979) as Alec'S Mother
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution".
Witches' Brew (1978) as Margaret Lightman
Margaret is married to Joshua, a professor of psychology, whose career is advancing well...due in large part to the fact that Margaret is a witch who has been casting good spells for him. When an older witch named Vivian knows that she is nearing the end of her lifespan, she sends her soul into Marg
Oh, God! (1977) as Robbie Landers
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) as Ronnie Neary
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
Law and Order (1976) as Rita Wusinski
Three generations of New York City cops are the focal point of this saga revolving primarily around the Deputy Chief of Public Affairs caught up in the politics and intrigue of the department, the discovery that his father had been on the take, and the news that his youngest son is having second tho
Won Ton Ton, The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) as Fluffy Peters
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
Young Frankenstein (1974) as Inga
A descendant of Dr. Frankenstein sets out to make a man.
Summertree (1971) as Bennie's girl friend
As he is dying in Vietnam, a young soldier remembers his girlfriend, and the fights he had with his parents over becoming a musician instead of going to college and his plan to evade the draft. He also recalls the "summertree" where he spent so many of his happiest times he was sent off to war.
The Moonshine War (1970) as Tourist's wife
A revenuer tries to destroy a sadistic bootlegger''s still.
Changes (1969) as
Maryjane (1968) as Terri
A high school teacher discovers that many of his students are being turned onto marijuana and discovers that one of his fellow teachers is the dealer.
Head (1968) as Testy True
A plotless collection of various musical encounters and adventures by the famous rock band The Monkees which follows Davy, Peter, Mike and Mickey as they travel through an assortment of places in search of meaning.

Cast (special)

Elvis Forever (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary that marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. "The Early Years" covers the years from Presley's humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi, to his rise to fame in the 1950s with his first Sun recordings, his early television appearances and his first films. "The Hollywood
Intimate Portrait: Patricia Heaton (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Patricia Heaton, best known for her role as Debra on the CBS comedy series "Everybody Loves Raymond."
Great American History Quiz: America at War, The (2001)
History quiz show that tests viewers' knowledge about wartime America, from the Revolution to the Gulf War. Celebrities pose questions in categories such as War Heroes, On the Homefront, Military Intelligence and Lack of Military Intelligence.
Dustin Hoffman: First in His Class (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Dustin Hoffman.
Teri Garr: Comic Appeal (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Teri Garr.
Intimate Portrait: Madeline Kahn (2000) as Narration
Portrait of late actress Madeline Kahn, whose extensive body of work included credits on Broadway, television and movies.
Lifetime Presents Disney's American Teacher Awards (2000) as Presenter
Telecast of the annual Disney's American Teacher Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, featuring 33 teacher honorees.
15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2000) as Presenter
The 15th annual Independent Spirit Awards presentation, honoring independent films in twelve different categories.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000)
The American Film Institute (AFI) reveals a list of the 100 funniest American films.
Intimate Portrait: Teri Garr (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of actor Terri Garr.
A musical tribute to those who served in World War I and II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999)
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
Sonny Bono: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of Sonny Bono, whose leap from singer and pop culture icon to United States Congressman made headlines across the country. The episode also recounts the 1998 ski accident which took Bono's life at the age of 62.
Radio City Music Hall: The Story Behind the Showplace (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about Radio City Music Hall. The program explores the drama behind the men, the money and the movies that made the music hall the best-known theater in the world. Features film clips of the original opening, interviews with musicians, designers and the Rockettes.
Steve Martin: A Comic Life (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor/comedian/writer/producer Steve Martin. The special takes viewers from Martin's early days as a kid making balloon animals at Disneyland to his 1999 film "Bowfinger."
Barney's First Adventures (1998)
Special featuring Barney, the purple dinosaur from the "Barney & Friends" childrens' series on PBS. With the help of Barney and friends, including Teri Garr, Melissa Gilbert and Captain Kangaroo, children learn that new adventures are learning experiences and an important part of growing up.
Gene Hackman: Portrait of an Artist (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Gene Hackman.
Great Drives (1996) as Host ("Pacific Coast Highway")
Celebrities travel the following well-known highways: Highway 61, Route 66, the Pacific Coast Highway, Highway 93, and A1A.
Celebrity First Loves (1995)
Special taking a light-hearted look at celebrities' first romances. Includes discussions with the first loves of Oprah Winfrey, Elvis Presley, Jerry Seinfeld, Brad Pitt and Sharon Stone.
Aliens For Breakfast (1995) as Mrs Bickerstaff
A boy discovers a creature from another planet in his breakfast cereal.
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg, The (1995)
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
Shining Time Station Family Special: One of the Family (1995)
When Kara is visited by her grandfather, and Mr. Conductor is visited by his impetuous, pint-sized sister, everyone at Shining Time Station discovers that family love and support are more important than personal disappointment or differences.
NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration, The (1995)
Special celebrating the National Football League's 75th anniversary, featuring guest performances and appearances, footage from NFL history and the introduction of the NFL's All-Time Team.
Growing Up Scared: Giving Childhood Back to Our Kids (1994) as Host
Examination of how contemporary children have been forced to grow up faster than their parents as a result of street violence and the disintegration of the social order.
50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1993) as Presenter
A live telecast of the 50th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in movies and television during 1992.
Edna Time (1993)
A special/pilot in which actor Barry Humphries portrays nouveau-riche Australian Dame Edna Everage in this spoof of talk-shows.
7th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1993)
A presentation of "The 7th Annual American Comedy Awards," honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talents.
Whole Shebang, The (1993) as Edna Doe
A telecast of a play about a special student who goes before a board of his Dean and professors to discuss the success of his unusual thesis project: the creation of the heavens and earth. The student arranges for two typical specimens of human life to be in attendance and answer questions about th
David Steinberg's Biased and Insensitive Review of the Year (1992)
A comedy retrospective of 1991 hosted by David Steinberg.
Full Wax, The (1992)
A four-part program in which comedian Ruby Wax conducts comic interrogations of her guest stars.
Celebration of Country (1991) as Host
A country music tribute honoring the U.S. troops returning home from the war against Iraq.
American Saturday Night, An (1991)
A magazine-style special consisting of segments that include live and taped coverage of what famous and not-so-famous people do on Saturday night. Included are a Manhattan rock 'n' roll gala, an exclusive Hollywood party, the Miami singles scene, and the post-race jubilation at the Kentucky Derby.
TGIF Comedy Preview (1991)
A primetime special showcasing ABC's Fall 1991 comedy series and their stars.
Movie Awards, The (1991)
A live broadcast of "The Movie Awards" based on box-office performance. Nominees are chosen from the top-10 grossing films of 1990, and winners chosen by balloting in movie theaters.
Math... Who Needs It?! (1991)
A special focusing on the everyday use of math.
Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic, The (1991)
A special celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Walt Disney Studios. Includes a retrospective of Disney films, cartoons, animated features, and music.
Lovelaughs (1991) as Host
A comedy special spotlighting comediennes sharing the trials and tribulations of their love lives from their first date to the signing of divorce papers.
Trap, The (1991)
A man involves his wife and brother in a scheme to fake his own death and collect on an insurance policy.
Jackie Gleason: The Great One (1988) as Host
A tribute to Jackie Gleason on the occasion of his death, featuring remembrances by fellow entertainers and rare clips, some of which have not been seen in 30 years.
Teri Garr in Flapjack Floozie (1988) as Helen Eagles
A "Cinemax Comedy Experiment" send-up of movie extravaganzas in which a vaudeville performer struggles with a lifelong addiction to pancakes.
Memories Then & Now (1988)
A special that focuses on the people, places, social trends, historical moments and scandalous events, past and present, that continue to leave memorable images in our minds. Based on the format of the newly published magazine "Memories."
Martin Mull Live! From North Ridgeville (1987)
A live comedy special for HBO with Martin Mull offering an offbeat ode to Middle America. This is the debut offering in the "HBO Comedy Hour" series, HBO's first new comedy series since "On Location."
Drive, She Said (1987) as Robin Stone
The second of six specials in PBS' first original comedy series, "Trying Times." Robin Stone faces a pre-mid-life crisis when her boyfriend leaves her for an actress. After making up a list of how a single woman can move forward in her life, she decides that learning to drive a car is the most exp
Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (1987)
Paul Reiser appears in stand-up performance and scripted comedy as he continues his search for the "meaning of life" or "the main thing."
David Letterman's Old-Fashioned Christmas (1987)
David Letterman hosts this special Christmas edition of his late-night show.
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986)
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (1986)
David Letterman hosts this special featuring guest celebrities introducing the comedy shorts that they were commissioned to make.
Booth, The (1985) as ("Death At Dinner")
A production in three parts; each takes place in a restaurant booth. (1) "Bread." An elderly, eccentric actress tells a young producer and his assistant about her life and career, after they deliver the disappointing news that she will not be cast in their new Broadway play. (2) "The 75th." At th
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Fresno (1986) as Talon Kensington
An ambitious (though failed) television experiment -- a comedy miniseries parody of primetime soap operas, which many maintain are themselves parodies to begin with, this six-hour tale of "love, hate and sour grapes" (as it was humorously promoted) in the raisin industry set in the gloss and glitter

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