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Born: April 2, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Morristown, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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First began acting at age 12, in the summer program at the Silver Nutmeg Theatre in Westport, CT
1966:
Moved to New York; worked as a director at the St. Bartholomew Community Club Playhouse
1969:
Returned to Westport and studied acting with Robert Lewis at Bambi Lynn's studio
1970:
Began association with the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT; starred in one-woman show of about Joan of Arc
1971:
Off-Broadway debut as the Player Queen in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Hamlet" in Central Park
1973:
First major role as Norah, the maid, in Arvin Brown's Long Wharf production of "Ah, Wilderness!"; production later moved to NYC's Circle-in-the Square on Broadway; also aired on PBS' "Theater in America" (1976)
1978:
Starred in "The Tennis Game" at the Music-Theatre Group of Stockbridge, MA; written specifically for her by the author George Trow
1978:
First major TV appearance in the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production of Arthur Miller's "Fame"; role was written for her by the playwright
1980:
Made film debut as fighter Oxblood Oxheart's mother in Robert Altman's "Popeye"
1983:
Had breakthrough screen role playing a man in Peter Weir's "The Year of Living Dangerously"; earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress
1983:
Starred as agent Audrey Wood in Arthur Kopit's play, "End of World"; received a Tony nomination as Best Actress in a Play
1985:
Had supporting role as a saloon owner in Lawrence Kasdan's revisionist Western, "Silverado"
1987:
Portrayed Alice B. Toklas in Jill Godmilow's "Waiting for the Moon"
1989:
Had a supporting role, opposite Roseanne, in "She Devil"
1993:
First role as a series regular in CBS' "Space Rangers"
1994:
Began second career as sought after voice actor, narrating the documentary, "Ecological Design: Inventing the Future"
1995:
Provided the voice of Grandmother Willow in Disney's animated, "Pocahontas"
1996:
Narrated the Oscar-nominated documentary, "Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End"
1997:
Played recurring role of Judge Zoey Hiller on the ABC legal drama, "The Practice"
1997:
Narrated the Oscar-nominated documentary short, "Amazon"
2003:
Lent her voice to the mysterious Management in the HBO original series, "Carnivàle"
2005:
Co-starred with Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo in the remake of "Yours, Mine and Ours"
2005:
Portrayed Sister Aloysius in the Pasadena Playhouse production of John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt"
2006:
Co-starred, opposite Will Ferrell, in the Marc Forster comedy, "Stranger Than Fiction"
2009:
Cast as Hetty Lange on CBS' "NCIS: Los Angeles"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Action Adventure

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