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Also Known As: Marjorie Dean Dunfee Died: December 23, 1994
Born: December 25, 1915 Cause of Death: brief illness
Birth Place: Belmont, Ohio, USA Profession: vocal coach, actor

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From the start of her career, actress Jennifer Dundas was drawing attention from audiences and critics. Her acting debut came in 1982 with the role of young Gloria Vanderbilt in the made-for-television movie "Little Gloria ... Happy at Last." The film told the story of the famous custody battles over Vanderbilt between her mother and aunt, and was nominated for several Golden Globes, setting Dundas' career in motion. In 1996, she played Chris Paradis, the daughter of actress Diane Keaton's character, in the dramatic comedy "First Wives Club" about three women dumped by their men for younger ones. During the 2000s, Dundas worked predominantly in television, taking guest roles on several successful American series. She can be seen in the 2001 "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" episode "Jones" as Dana Nolan and in two episodes of "Desperate Housewives" in 2006 as Rebecca Shepard. Beyond her career on screen, Dundas has appeared in both on and off Broadway productions since she was just 10 years old. Her work received attention from American Theatre Magazine, which named her one of the six New Faces of the Year in 1996. Her most notable stage credits include originating the role of Maggie in "Good as New"...

From the start of her career, actress Jennifer Dundas was drawing attention from audiences and critics. Her acting debut came in 1982 with the role of young Gloria Vanderbilt in the made-for-television movie "Little Gloria ... Happy at Last." The film told the story of the famous custody battles over Vanderbilt between her mother and aunt, and was nominated for several Golden Globes, setting Dundas' career in motion. In 1996, she played Chris Paradis, the daughter of actress Diane Keaton's character, in the dramatic comedy "First Wives Club" about three women dumped by their men for younger ones. During the 2000s, Dundas worked predominantly in television, taking guest roles on several successful American series. She can be seen in the 2001 "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" episode "Jones" as Dana Nolan and in two episodes of "Desperate Housewives" in 2006 as Rebecca Shepard. Beyond her career on screen, Dundas has appeared in both on and off Broadway productions since she was just 10 years old. Her work received attention from American Theatre Magazine, which named her one of the six New Faces of the Year in 1996. Her most notable stage credits include originating the role of Maggie in "Good as New" and starring as Kate in "Taming of the Shrew" on Boston Common with the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Grass Harp, The (1995)
2.
 Forrest Gump (1994)
3.
 Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
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husband:
David Clarke. Actor. Met and married 1946.

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daughter:
K C Ligon. Actress and dialect coach. Resides in New York.
daughter:
Susan Bennett. Resides in Seattle WA.

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