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Cast (feature film)

4.
Deck the Halls (2011)
Two female detectives try to bring a kidnapped father and a young woman home in time for Christmas.
5.
Unborn, The (2009)
Casey Beldon hated her mother for abandoning her as a child. But when inexplicable events begin to happen, Casey begins to understand why she left. Plagued by merciless dreams and a tortured ghost that haunts her waking hours, she must turn to the only person, Rabbi Sendak, who can make it stop. Wit
6.
Terminator Salvation (2009)
The year is 2018. Judgment Day has come and gone, leveling modern civilization. An army of Terminators roams the post-apocalyptic landscape, killing or collecting humans where they hide in the desolate cities and deserts. But small groups of survivors have organized into a Resistance, hiding in unde
7.
Gigantic (2009)
Brian Weathersby is a 28 year-old salesman at a high-end Swedish mattress company. The afterthought child to elderly parents, the youngest son with two successful older brothers, a shady oil man, a surgeon, Brian is searching for his place in the world. Unfulfilled by his work he spends a good porti
8.
Feast of Love (2007)
In a coffee shop in a tight-knit Oregon community a local professor and writer Harry Stevenson witnesses love whipping up mischief among the town's residents. Among young and old, among both parents and lovers, among the sweet and the savage, among humans and even animals, Harry watches in awe as
9.
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
In 1958 New York, Diane Arbus, the daughter of a posh fur store owner, is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband Allan, a fashion and advertising photographer. One night, Diane's eye is caught by a strange-looking mask the size of a man's head. Later, when Diane gets her fi
10.
Warm Springs (2005)
Chronicles the life of president Franklin Delano Roosevelt before he became president until his death, centering on his paralysis from polio, his treatment at the Warm Springs rehab facility, and his battle to overcome his handicaps. As he seeks out a cure for his paralysis, he discovers other with
11.
Ring, The (2002) as Dr. Grasnik
It sounded like just another urban legend--a videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the "Ring."
12.
Sunshine State (2002) as Delia Temple
A comedy drama set in modern day Florida concerning two vibrant women who find themselves, after their big time dreams have not panned out, back in their small neighboring hometowns. Caught between their past and their future, both are struggling to find a way to become independent women in a place
14.
Jenifer Estess Story, The (2001) as Marilyn Estess
Biopic about Jenifer Estess, an actress/producer who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease. In 1997, 35-year-old Jenifer Estess, a founder of the Naked Angels theater company, was diagnosed with ALS, an incurable motor neurological disease. Estess, who was told she had two to five years to live, launche
15.
The Cider House Rules (1999) as Nurse Edna
An orphan trained in medicine sets out to find his place in the world.
16.
Daughter of the Streets (1990) as Peggy Ryan
A movie based on a true story. A mother takes drastic action to save her teenage daughter from a life of prostitution when the police and social service agencies are unable to do anything about the situation.
17.
Building Bombs (1989) as Narration
An expose of the careless disposal of nuclear wastes by the Savannah River Plant, a nuclear bomb manufacturing facility.
18.
Open Admissions (1988) as Ginny Carlson
A television movie about a professor at an urban college who has difficulty coping with the results of the school's open admission policies, especially as regards one young student from the ghetto. Based on the original one-act play and the full-length Broadway version, both by Shirley Lauro.
19.
Square Dance (1987) as Juanelle
20.
In Love and War (1987) as Sybil Stockdale
A movie based on fact, about American Naval Commandeer Jim Stockdale's imprisonment during the Vietnam War after being shot down in 1965 and captured by the North Vietnamese. As the highest-ranking American officer imprisoned, he is tortured and interrogated daily. During his eight-year ordeal, Stoc
21.
Sweet Country (1987) as Anna
In the mid-1970s, Anna and Ben relocate from the United States to Chile, and find the country in a state of turmoil following the murder of leftist President Salvador Allende. After the couple become friends with Eva, whose daughter Anna worked for Allende, Anna's connection to the fallen leader put
22.
Malice in Wonderland (1985) as Hedda Hopper
Fact-based comedy drama recounting Hollywood's legendary feud between Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper during filmdom's golden era. Jane Alexander's depiction of Hedda Hopper won her an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actress, with other nominations going to costume designers Nolan Miller and M
23.
City Heat (1984) as Addy
A Kansas City police lieutenant who is on the trail of a horde of underworld scumbags with a private detective that keeps getting in his way.
24.
When She Says No (1984) as Nora Strangis
Kathleen Quinlan stars as a plain-jane college professor, divorced, lonely, and under the thumb of her over-protective father, but at a teachers' convention, blossoms after a few drinks, entices three male colleagues to her room to party and later accuses them of rape, although they claim in court t
25.
Calamity Jane (1984) as Calamity Jane
An exploration of the myths surrounding the colorful western heroine and both the legendary Wild Bill Hickock, with whom she had an unorthodox courtship, and the flamboyant Buffalo Bill Cody, between the 1870's and the turn of the century. Although sharing a title, this film has nothing to do with t
26.
Testament (1983) as Carol Wetherly
27.
In the Custody of Strangers (1982) as Sandy Caldwell
A restless teenager is arrested and jailed following a drunken binge, and his parents face a 40-day ordeal of trying to get him out after he is charged with assault after defending himself from the hardened criminals with whom he was locked up. Martin Sheen and real-life son Emilio Estevez acted tog
28.
Night Crossing (1981) as Doris Strelzyk
Two men who are fed up with the daily indignities and tyrannies of life under Communist rule in East Germany come up with a daring plan of escape. They decide to travel to democratic West Germany in a hot air balloon. However, they need to build a new type of lighter-than-air craft if they are to tr
29.
Playing for Time (1980) as Alma Rose
Multi-award winning dramatization based on the memoirs of Fania Fenelon, a French Jew who became a member of a women's orchestra inside Auschwitz, playing music for their Nazi captors as well as for fellow inmates marching to their deaths. The controversial casting of Vanessa Redgrave, making her Am
30.
Brubaker (1980) as Lillian Gray
A new prison warden takes on corruption that has spread to the state government.
31.
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979) as Margaret Phelps
When his wife leaves him, an ad exec gets a crash course in parenting.
32.
Betsy, The (1978) as Alicia Hardeman
90-year-old Loren Hardeman is the head of an American car manufacturing dynasty. He has given his grandson control of the family business, but still has one project that he desperately wants the company to complete for him. Loren''s dreams of an efficient, economical car to be called The Betsy after his great-grandaughter, and he hires injured race car driver Angelo Perino to design it in secret. But Loren doesn''t know that Angelo is also seducing Betsy, as well as having an affair with his grandson''s mistress, and that his project is not a secret from rest of the auto industry who are determined to sabotage it.
33.
Question Of Love (1978) as Barbara Moreland
A sensitive drama about a mother who battles to keep her son when her ex-husband sues for custody because she is a lesbian and has moved in with her lover.
34.
Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (1978) as Mary Maccracken
In this sequel to "A Circle of Children" (1977), Jane Alexander recreates her original role as a teacher of disturbed children who must make decisions regarding her own life and the progress of her students.
35.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) as Eleanor Roosevelt
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
36.
Circle of Children, A (1977) as Mary Maccracken
An affluent suburbanite's life is changed by a demanding challenge as a volunteer at a school for emotionally disturbed children when her own structured existence, stale marriage, and independent college-aged daughter no longer provide fulfillment. Steven Gethers' teleplay earned him an Emmy nominat
37.
All The President's Men (1976) as Bookkeeper
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
38.
Death Be Not Proud (1975) as Frances Gunther
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.
39.
This Is the West That Was (1974) as Sarah Shaw
A lighthearted look at the saga of Wild Bill Hickok and his relationship with Calamity Jane as he is targeted for revenge by some tough gunfighters.
40.
Miracle on 34th Street (1973) as Karen Walker
The story of a department store Santa who causes worldwide repercussions when he claims to be the real Santa Claus. The television movie is based on the story by Valentine Davies and the theatrial film of the same title.
41.
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972) as Anne Palmer
A Vietnam prisoner-of-war tries to return to the small New England hometown he dreamed of in captivity, but strangely, he can find no trace of it.
42.
The New Centurions (1972) as Dorothy [Fehler]
Rookie Los Angeles policeman Roy is being taught the ropes by Kilvinsky, an old pro who is about to retire and wants to train Roy to take over for him when he leaves the force. But Roy is not at his best due to his recent divorce, so takes extra work on Kilvinsky''s part.
43.
A Gunfight (1971) as Nora Tenneray
Two aging gunfighters sell tickets to their final shootout.
44.
The Great White Hope (1970) as Eleanor Bachman
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.

Producer (feature film)

45.
Square Dance (1987) as Executive Producer
46.
Calamity Jane (1984) as Producer
An exploration of the myths surrounding the colorful western heroine and both the legendary Wild Bill Hickock, with whom she had an unorthodox courtship, and the flamboyant Buffalo Bill Cody, between the 1870's and the turn of the century. Although sharing a title, this film has nothing to do with t

Special Thanks (feature film)

47.
Antigone/Rites For the Dead (1991) as Thanks
Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, leads her blind father into exile. After his death, his sons battle and kill each other. Antigone buries the brother and is renounced a traitor by the state. For this act she is condemned to a living death.

Cast (special)

48.
Intimate Portrait: Eleanor Roosevelt (1999) as Narration
Profile of the life and career of Eleanor Roosevelt.
49.
Intimate Portrait: Jane Alexander (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of Jane Alexander, Tony Award-winning actor and former Chair of the National Endowment For the Arts.
50.
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (1998)
Documentary spotlighting African-American actors at 20th Century Fox, following their careers through stereotyping, their stuggle for work and ultimate success. Features interviews with actors about their experiences breaking into motion pictures as well as footage from classic and contemporary film
51.
49th Annual Tony Awards, The (1995) as Honoree Accepting On Behalf Of The National Endowment For The Arts
Live presentation of the 49th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater.
52.
James Earl Jones (1995) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor James Earl Jones.
53.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1994)
Broadcast of the seventeenth annual "The Kennedy Center Honors," a tribute to the lifetime achievement of select performing artists. The 1994 honorees are actor Kirk Douglas, pop and soul singer Aretha Franklin, composer Morton Gould, theater producer and director Harold Prince, and folk singer and
54.
48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A live presentation of the annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the theater.
55.
47th Annual Tony Awards, The (1993)
A live presentation of the Tony Awards honoring excellence in the theater.
56.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1993)
Broadcast of the sixteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished award recipients of the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: entertainer Johnny Carson, Dance Theater of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell, conductor Georg Solti, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, and gospel singe
57.
New Year (1993) as Elsie Robertson
In the near future, leaders of the nation's top scientific research firms battle for control of a computer chip earmarked for the bloodstream, which would revolutionize health care and reap huge profits.
58.
Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, A (1991) as Georgia O'Keeffe
A presentation of "American Playhouse." The story of artist Georgia O'Keeffe, centering around her love affair with photographer Alfred Steiglitz.
59.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
60.
Sea Turtles: Ancient Nomads (1989) as Narration
A documentary examining the plight of a seriously endangered species, the sea turtle, and the efforts of one scientist, the late Archie Carr, to save it from extinction.
61.
They're Doing My Time (1989) as Narration
A documentary exploring what happens to children when their mothers are sent to prison. Examines prisons that are working to create more family-oriented alternatives. Features an interview with prison inmate Jean Harris, who is active in assisting prison mothers.
62.
Drug Free Kids: A Parent's Guide (1988)
A special designed to help parents learn how to communicate with their children about drug abuse. The program features performers in a series of dramatizations involving teens and drugs. These role-playing exercises demonstrate the communication skills parents must learn to help their children preve
63.
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
64.
Generations (1987) as Host
A documentary which explores the changing roles of the 20th Century American Woman through the experiences and memories of four generations of women in one family, whose lives span the 20th Century. Woven into the dialogue are photographs and archival footage, providing historical background for eac

Producer (special)

65.
Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, A (1991) as Executive Producer
A presentation of "American Playhouse." The story of artist Georgia O'Keeffe, centering around her love affair with photographer Alfred Steiglitz.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

66.
Friendship in Vienna, A (1988) as Hannah
67.
Blood and Orchids (1986) as Doris Ashley
This fictional melodrama about a '30s rape-assault trial in Hawaii, intertwined with prejudice and corruption among the Island's establishment, with subplots involving a Hawaiian princess and an unassuming native lawyer-with-a-future, was based on Norman Katkov's best-selling novel which he (and, ac
68.
Dear Liar (1981) as Mrs Patrick Campbell
69.
Eleanor and Franklin (1976) as Eleanor Roosevelt--Age 18-60
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,

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