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Born: July 12, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Grew up in North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Accepted at Barnard College of Columbia University; intended to pursue studies leading to a career in law, but modeling opportunities kept taking her to France and Italy; withdrew after deferring studies for two years
1984:
Gave up modeling to pursue acting studies and career
1986:
Made film debut in "Wanted: Dead or Alive" opposite Rutger Hauer
1986:
Played bit parts in TV series, "Rags to Riches" and "The Wizard"
1987:
Appeared in first TV-movie, "Harry's Hong Kong", opposite David Soul
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Portrayed Hope Stedman on ABC's primetime serial, "thirtysomething"
1989:
Played Madge Oberholtzer in NBC miniseries about the Ku Klux Klan, "Cross of Fire"
1992:
Made NYC stage debut at the Circle Repertory Company in "Empty Hearts"; played opposite then-husband Cotter Smith
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Starred in sitcom "Something So Right" (NBC, 1996-1997; ABC, 1997-1998)

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