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Born: May 2, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in Buffalo, New York
1976:
Appeared in a Baltimore production of "She Stoops to Conquer"
1976:
Was member of the company of the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey
1980:
Made Broadway debut in "Hide and Seek"
1980:
Had supporting role in the landmark CBS TV drama "Playing for Time"
1982:
Feature film debut, "Soup for One"
1984:
First garnered attention as a meter maid in Louis Malle's comedy "Crackers"
1984:
Co-starred Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's Broadway comedy "The Real Thing"; directed by Mike Nichols
1985:
Replaced Judith Ivey on the Broadway stage in the acclaimed production of David Rabe's play, "Hurlyburly"
1986:
Replacing Stockard Channing as Bunny Flingus in the acclaimed Broadway revival of John Guare's comedy-drama, "The House of Blue Leaves" (reprised role in the TV version)
1988:
Co-starred on Broadway in the Neil Simon comedy "Rumors"; picked up second Tony Award
1990:
Portrayed Andrea Reynolds opposite Irons' Claus von Bulow and Close's Sunny von Bulow in "Reversal of Fortune"
1991:
Starred in the ill-fated musical "Nick and Nora"
1991:
Appeared in "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" at the Manhattan Theatre Club
1993:
Offered a strong comic turn as a camp counselor in "Addams Family Values"
1994:
Delivered another gemlike comic performance as Kevin Spacey's hoity-toity sister-in-law in "The Ref"
1995:
Cast as Cybill Shepherd's hard-drinking friend Maryanne Thorpe in the CBS sitcom "Cybill"
1996:
Appeared as Robin Williams' ex-wife in the Mike Nichols-directed "The Birdcage"
1997:
Starred in the Encores! presentation of "Promises, Promises" opposite Martin Short at Manhattan's City Center
1998:
Played the wife of Warren Beatty's suicidal US Senator in the political comedy "Bulworth"
1998:
Had featured role as a rauchy biker chick in "The Odd Couple II"
1999:
Garnered an Emmy nomination for her memorable guest appearance on NBC's "Frasier" as radio host Dr. Nora
1999:
Returned to the stage as Mrs. Lovett in L.A.'s Reprise! concert production of "Sweeney Todd" co-starring Grammer
1999:
Played fading diva opposite Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy in the comedy "Bowfinger"
2000:
Executive produced and starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom "Welcome to New York"
2000:
Had featured role as the title character's childhood sweetheart in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
2002:
Cast as Mrs. Lovett in the Kennedy Center production of "Sweeney Todd"
2002:
Played reporter Mary Sunshine in the film version of "Chicago"
2003:
Appeared in the Hollywood/Bollywood satire "The Guru"
2003:
Co-starred with John Larroquette in the NBC sitcom "Happy Family"
2004:
Appeared in the comedy "Welcome to Mooseport"
2006:
Played the title role in the Broadway revival of "Mame" at the Kennedy Center
2008:
Starred in the Broadway revival of "Boeing-Boeing"
2008:
Cast in the film adaptation of the ABBA stage musical "Mamma Mia!"
2009:
Played Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, an unemotional expert in psychiatry and neural science, and Leonard¿s (Johnny Galecki) mom in "The Big Bang Theory"
2009:
Cast opposite Julianna Margulies in the CBS drama, "The Good Wife"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

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