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Born: April 17, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Buenos Aires, AR Profession: Cast ...
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Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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After parents' divorce, moved to London with mother and brother
1960:
Enrolled in drama school at age nine
1965:
Feature debut in the UK/US co-production, "The Battle of the Villa Fiorita"
1965:
Cast opposite Vanessa Redgrave for a two-year West London run in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
1968:
Launched to international stardom as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet"
1973:
Made musical debut in the American production "Lost Horizon"
1977:
TV miniseries debut, played the Virgin Mary in Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (NBC)
1979:
Had title role in "The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther" (ABC)
1980:
Appeared in the Japanese feature, "Virus/Fukkatsu no hi"
1982:
Portrayed the exotic Rebecca in "Ivanhoe" (CBS)
1985:
Episodic TV debut, "Sing a Song of Murder", a guest spot on CBS' "Murder, She Wrote"
1988:
Approved by the Vatican to appear in "The Jeweller's Shop/La Boutique de l'orfevre", adapted from the play penned by Karol Wojtyla--a.k.a. Pope John Paul II
1990:
Played Mrs. Bates in "Psycho IV: The Beginning" (Showtime)
1994:
Acted in the little-seen "Save Me"
1996:
Appeared in the CBS movie "Dead Man's Island"
1998:
Had featured role in the movie "The Gardener"
1999:
Played a therapist in the direct-to-cable film "Shame, Shame, Shame" (The Movie Channel)
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Cast as Mother Theresa in the biopic "Theresa" (lensed 2002); had received the nun's blessing to play her as well as the blessing of Pope John Paul II

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