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Born: July 5, 1929 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Galveston, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born and raised in Galveston, Texas
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Began acting in high school and local theaters in her hometown
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First performance in a play, "Stage Door"
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Intial professional stage work with Houston Playhouse and Margo Jones Theatre in Dallas
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Moved to Northeast and joined several repertory companies including APA Theater, Trinity Rep, Hartford Stage and Phoenix Rep
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Opened summer stock theater in the Catskills in the 1950s
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Taught acting at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Brown University and Carnegie-Mellon University
1971:
Feature debut, "Believe in Me"
1973:
TV debut in anthology series pilot, "ABC's Matinee Today"
1974:
Debut in a TV-movie, "Locusts"
1976:
Starring role in a TV-movie, "Wanted: The Sundance Woman"
1977:
Debut as star of TV sitcom, "Soap"
1978:
Debut in a miniseries, "Pearl"
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Formed production company with husband, Taur-Can, Inc.
1981:
Leading role in British made feature, "Time Bandits"
1983:
Accepted into AFI's Directing Workshop for Women
1984:
Debut as director, "The Bankrupt" (date approximate)
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Regular role on a TV series, "Who's The Boss?"
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Debut as TV sitcom director, "Who's The Boss?"
1988:
First feature in a starring role, "Lady in White"
1995:
Joined cast of ABC sitcom "Coach" in a recurring role

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