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Barbara Hershey

Barbara Hershey

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Born: February 5, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Discoved by an agent during a school production at Hollywood High School
1967:
Short film acting debut, "The Whole Damn Human Race and One More"
1965:
Made her acting debut with a recurring role on "Gidget" (ABC)
1966:
Starred on ABC series "The Munroes" (ABC)
1968:
Made her feature acting debut in "With Six You Get Eggroll"
1969:
Co-starred in the Glenn Ford western, "Heaven with a Gun"; first film with actor David Carradine
1969:
First leading role in a feature film, "Last Summer"
1970:
Played a surrogate mother in "The Baby Maker"
1972:
Once again teamed with David Carradine for Martin Scorsese's "Boxcar Bertha"
1974:
Guest starred on a two-part episode of Carradine's television series "Kung Fu" (ABC), playing a love interest to his character Kwai Chang Caine
1976:
Starred with Charlton Heston in "The Last Hard Men"
1980:
Played Karen Holmes in the NBC miniseries version of "From Here to Eternity"
1980:
Had a leading role in Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man"
1983:
Played Glennis Yeager, wife of test pilot Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff"
1984:
Landed memorable role as the woman who shot Robert Redford's character in "The Natural"
1986:
Had featured role as Leigh in Wooody Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters"
1986:
Played the love interest to Gene Hackman's character in the basketball drama "Hoosiers"
1987:
Won first Cannes Best Actress Award for "Shy People"
1988:
Earned second Cannes Best Actress Award for "A World Apart"
1988:
Played Mary Magdalene in Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ"
1988:
Co-starred with Bette Midler in Garry Marshall's "Beaches"
1990:
Won an Emmy for playing an accused murderer in "A Killing in a Small Town" (CBS)
1991:
Co-starred opposite Dennis Hopper in "Paris Trout"
1993:
Succeeded Angelica Huston as Clara Allen in the sequel series "Return to Lonesome Dove" (CBS)
1994:
Cast as Sarah in the TNT biblical drama "Abraham"
1996:
Received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance as the manipulative Madame Merle in Jane Campion's adaptation of "The Portrait of a Lady"
1998:
Starred as the mother superior of a convent in the CBS TV-movie "The Staircase"
1999:
Returned to series TV playing Dr. Francesca Alberghetti on CBS medical drama "Chicago Hope"
2004:
Cast on short-lived drama series "The Mountain" (The WB)
2004:
Starred in "Riding the Bullet," based on the novel by Stephen King
2008:
Co-starred with Rachel Blanchard and Shirley MacLaine in "Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning"
2010:
Portrayed Natalie Portman's overbearing mother and a former ballerina in Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan"
2010:
Appeared in the horror thriller "Insidious"
2013:
Featured in "Insidious: Chapter 2"

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