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Born: October 28, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1974:
Appeared opposite Michael Moriarty in "Find Your Way Home" on Broadway; earned third Tony Award nomination
1976:
Cast as a reluctant source in "All the President's Men"; earned second Oscar nomination as Supporting Actress
1978:
Co-starred with Henry Fonda in the Broadway play "First Monday in October"; earned fourth Tony Award nomination
1991:
Executive produced and starred in the PBS drama "A Marriage: Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz"
1987:
First feature film as co-executive producer, "Square Dance"; also starred
1970:
Made feature debut reprising her stage role for "The Great White Hope"; earned first Oscar nomination as Best Actress
1985:
Played Hedda Hopper to Elizabeth Taylor's Louella Parsons in the CBS TV-movie "Malice in Wonderland"
1976:
Played the title role of Catherine Sloper in the Broadway revival of "The Heiress"
1984:
Produced and starred in the CBS TV-movie "Calamity Jane"
1977:
Reprised role for the ABC movie sequel, "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years"
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Made stage debut as a child in "Treasure Island" in Boston, MA
1972:
Starred on Broadway in the comedy "6 Rms Riv Vu"; received second Tony Award nomination
:
Starred opposite Nigel Hawthorne in the Broadway production of "Shadowlands"
1964:
Acted with the Charles Playhouse, Boston
1980:
Co-starred with Vanessa Redgrave in the CBS TV-movie "Playing for Time"
1989:
Had small role as Matthew Broderick's mother in "Glory"
1979:
Played the neighbor in "Kramer vs. Kramer"; earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
1983:
Portrayed Annie Sullivan in William Gibson's stage sequel "Monday After the Miracle"
1999:
Resumed feature acting career as Nurse Edna in the film adaptation of John Irving's "The Cider House Rules"
2005:
Cast in an Emmy award winning role as FDR's overbearing and negatively-minded mother, Sara Roosevelt in the HBO Films original movie "Warm Springs"
2007:
Cast in Robert Benton's ensemble drama "Feast of Love"
2006:
Co-starred with Nicole Kidman in "Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus"
2000:
Guest starred in a two-part crossover "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC); both directed by husband Ed Sherin; received Emmy nomination
2000:
Headlined "The Cherry Orchard" at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, NJ
1969:
Made first TV episodic appearance in "NYPD" (ABC)
1965:
Made television debut in PBS' "Repertory Theatre: St. Patrick's Day"
1992:
Starred on Broadway in "The Sisters Rosensweig" by Wendy Wasserstein; received fifth Tony nomination
1976:
Portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt opposite Edward Herrmann as Franklin D. Roosevelt in the ABC biographical drama "Eleanor and Franklin"
1966:
Was a member of the Arena Stage acting company in Washington, DC
1983:
Earned second Oscar nomination as a mother who survives a nuclear bomb in the film "Testament"
1968:
Made Broadway debut in "The Great White Hope"
2009:
Played Paul Dano's mother in the independent comedy "Gigantic"
1981:
Played the title role in "Hedda Gabler" at the Hartman Theatre in Boston
1998:
Returned to Broadway in "Honour"; received sixth Tony Award nomination (fifth as Actress in a Play)
1972:
TV-movie acting debut in "Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol" (CBS)
2009:
Appeared in McG directed "Terminator Salvation" opposite Christian Bale
2011:
Portrayed HM Queen Elizabeth II in The Hallmark Channel TV-movie "William & Catherine: A Royal Romance"
2011:
Cast opposite Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz in "Dream House"

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