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Born: January 13, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

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Dolphin Tale (2011)
Inspired by the true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But he
3.
Julie & Julia (2009)
Before Rachael, before Emeril, there was Julia, the woman who forever changed the way America cooks. But in 1948, Julia Child was just an American woman living in France. Her husband's job has brought them to Paris, and with her indefatigable spirit, she yearned for something to do. Fifty years la
4.
Among the Shadows (2007)
At the end of an exhausting publicity tour and a bitter divorce, burned-out artist, Sylvia Parkes, seeks refuge at a secluded vacation home. Suspicious events and menacing dreams soon convince Sylvia that she is either being haunted or hunted. As the line between reality and nightmare blurs, Sylvia
5.
Mist, The (2007)
David Drayton and his young son Billy are among a large group of terrified townspeople trapped in a local grocery store by a strange, otherworldly mist. David is the first to realize that there are things lurking in the mist--deadly, horrifying things--creatures not of this world. Survival depends on everybody in the store pulling together, but is that possible, given human nature? As reason crumbles in the face of fear and panic, David begins to wonder what terrifies him more: the monsters in the mist--or the ones inside the store, the human kind, the people that until now had been his friends and neighbors?
6.
Rising Place, The (2002)
Set against the landscape of the Mississippi Delta in the 1940's, the story follows the close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war. When Virginia Wilder is visiting her Aunt Milli
7.
Laramie Project, The (2002)
An adaptation of the play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the brutal 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The story focuses on the reactions of local citizens in the aftermath of the murder as they are interviewed by the members
8.
To Live Again (1998)
Social worker Iris Sayer finds herself confronted with the toughest case of her career after a period of self-imposed retirement. At the behest of her friend Hank Decker, she visits Karen Holmes. Karen, believed by her mother Constance to be mentally ill, has been kept at home in isolation for 16 ye
9.
Con, The (1998) as Hadabelle
Barbara, a New York con-woman in debt to a mobster, finds an easy mark in Bob, a humble, small-town bachelor who, unbeknownst to him, is about to inherit $100,000. Barbara assumes a different identity and moves to the small town of Pascagoula, Mississippi, in order to romance and marry Bob. Barbara,
10.
Curtain Call (1998)
A romantic comedy about a book publisher and his girlfriend who move into a new house which is inhabited by two ghosts who were once famous actors.
11.
Reunion (1994)
A mother is wracked with guilt and despair after her five-year-old son chokes in his sleep and finds comfort from "visits" by the boy's ghost.
12.
Labor of Love: The Arlette Schweitzer Story (1993)
Based on the true story of a woman who was fertilized by her son-in-law's sperm so that her daughter could raise a child.
13.
Raising Cain (1992) as Dr Waldheim
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
14.
She Woke Up (1992)
A woman awakens from a deep coma and realizes that the person who assaulted her will try to kill her again.
15.
Doc Hollywood (1991)
A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon gets a taste of small-town medicine in the hilarious and heartwarming "Doc Hollywood" (1991). When Dr. Benjamin Stone crashes his vintage Porsche in tiny Brady, he's sentenced to work at a local hospital to make amends. While he's there he learns a little bit about hu
16.
Walking the Dog (1991)
An elderly antique dealer's world is turned upside down when a precocious teenager steals her most prized possession.
17.
Misery (1990)
Directed by Rob Reiner, the Academy Award-winning film "Misery" (1990) stars James Caan as romance author Paul Sheldon. He rents a remote cabin so he can write the great American novel, but crashes his car during a raging blizzard, losing consciousness and breaking his legs. Kathy Bates won the Oscar for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes, a local woman who rescues him and just so happens to be his biggest fan. She cares for him tenderly until she finishes his latest book. Then she wants revenge. Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman adapted a Stephen King novel, creating a heart-stopping psychological thriller.
18.
Follow Your Heart (1990)
An ex-Marine wrecks his car near a sleepy desert town and makes a new life for himself living with a crusty old woman, her retarded son and an abandoned Vietnamese girl.
19.
Sibling Rivalry (1990) as Mrs Turner
A frustrated housewife gets more excitement than she bargained for when she embarks on an extramarital affair.
20.
See You in the Morning (1989)
When a couple, who have both been married before, decide to marry, they must confront the problems which arise from the children of their previous marriages.
21.
Communion (1989)
Adaptation of the Whitley Strieber''s non-fiction account of his encouters with "nonhuman beings".
22.
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
An aspiring author, hurt and depressed over a painful separation from his girlfriend, embarks on a hedonistic and frantic journey through New York City''s nightlife sub-culture.
23.
Resting Place (1986)
A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help Johnson's parents bury their son. But since the dead hero was black, h
24.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Blanche
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
25.
Prototype (1983) as Dorothy Forrester
In this contemporary reworking of the Frankenstein story, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Christopher Plummer kidnaps the humanoid he and his team have developed, after finding that the Pentagon, which bankrolled his research work, is about to re-program his creation (David Morse) for a destructive mi
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Outland (1981)
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter''s third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle, and a drug that increases productivity but has dangerous side effects. Connery wants to bring the culprits to justice, but no one else on Io wants anything to do with the battle, so he is left to face company henchmen alone.
28.
Mother and Daughter: The Loving War (1980)
Tuesday Weld, Frances Sternhagen and Kathleen Beller comprise the three generations of women in this exploration of a love-hate relationship spanning thirty years. Besides the well-oiled ensemble performances, the film is notable for the "special appearance" by Harry Chapin and several songs he and
29.
Starting Over (1979)
A middle-aged man loses confidence after his wife, an ambitious singer, divorces him. Then, just as his new relationship with an insecure teacher is blossoming into a romance, his wife attempts a reconciliation. The seduction by his wife and the song she has written just for him help him make up his mind which woman to choose.
30.
Who'll Save Our Children? (1978)
A childless couple become foster parents to two young children who have been deserted by their irresponsible parents, but when they attempt to adopt them legally after falling in love with them and raising them, they are rebuffed by the natural parents, who sue to reclaim their offspring.
31.
Fedora (1978)
Fedora, an aging and reclusive film star, dies in Paris, struck by a train. At her funeral, a film producer thinks back over the past two weeks and the part he might have played in her death. He'd gone to Corfu to track her down, pushing himself into her island villa, where she lived with a nurse, an old countess, and the plastic surgeon who's success at keeping her looking young is amazing. We see her mental stability fail as the producer offers her a script for "Anna Karenina;" soon she's locked away in a Parisian asylum and the producer is in the hospital with a concussion. His reverie ended, the countess takes up the narration and completes Fedora's story.
32.
Two People (1973) as Mrs Mccluskey
Period drama in which an Army deserter during the Vietnam War falls in love with an American fashion model and together they explore Morocco and Paris.
33.
The Hospital (1971) as Mrs. Cushing
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
34.
The Tiger Makes Out (1967) as Lady on bus
A would be revolutionary gets more than he bargained for when he kidnaps a hyper house wife.
35.
Up the Down Staircase (1967) as Charlotte Wolf
A novice schoolteacher faces delinquent students and apathetic administrators in a tough inner city high school.

Cast (special)

36.
Great Performers at Lincoln Center: Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Concert (2000)
Soprano Renee Fleming, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, under the direction of Mark Elder, perform in the opening night gala of the 35th anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series. The first half of the program features Fleming and Hvorostovksy perfor
37.
Way West, The (1995)
A documentary exploring the history of the American West from the time of the Gold Rush until shortly after the last of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee (1845 - 1893).
38.
Donner Party, The (1992)
A documentary recounting the plight of the people trapped in the Sierra Nevadas in the winter of 1846 on the infamous trek to California by the Donner and Reed families.
39.
None But the Lonely Heart (1992)
A greedy con man seduces, marries and then murders wealthy older women he meets through a dating service. After receiving several mysterious "blackmail" notes, the con man heads to the cemetery for a rendezvous with a grave digger and his dead wives.
40.
Coney Island (1991)
A portrait of Coney Island at the turn of the 20th century.
41.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990)
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
42.
Sojourner (1975)
A historical drama based on the life of freed slave and active abolitionist Sojourner Truth.
43.
Enemies (1974) as Paulina Bardin
Documentary special about The Beach Boys. Features interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and archival interviews with the late Carl and Dennis Wilson.
44.
Rimers of Eldritch, The (1972) as Wilma Atkins
An adaptation for television of a play set in a small Missouri town in the '30s.
45.
Three in One (1960) as Sue (Story 2)
The overall title for three one-act plays featuring Art Carney. "A Pound on Demand," tells of an inebriated workman who attempts to get money from his post office account; "Where the Cross Is Made," relates a man's efforts to get his father, a sea captain, committed to a mental institution; and "Re

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

46.
At Mother's Request (1987)
A two-part miniseries based on fact, about a New York socialite, Frances Schreuder, who persuaded her son Marc to kill his father for his inheritance.

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