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Born: August 24, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Morton Grove, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Foreclosed (2013)
"Romeo and Juliet" set at a polygamous compound.
Excision (2012)
Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Dan and Laura both love their deaf 6 year old son more than life, but they differ on a key issue of his upbringing - whether or not to get him cochlear implants. The disagreement begins to tear their family apart.
What the Bleep?! - Down the Rabbit Hole (2006)
Previously, Amanda had sunk into a morass of depression and confusion about life, men, and her work as a professional photographer. Sixteen of the world's top physicists, engineers, physicians, biologists, researchers, journalists and mystics talk in depth about consciousness, psi research, physics,
What the Bleep Do We Know? (2004) as Amanda
Why do we continue making the same mistakes? Why are we having the same relationships? Why do we keep getting the same jobs over and over again? In this infinite sea of potential around us, how come we keep creating the same realities? Following the story of Amanda, a divorced photographer, the film
Kiss My Act (2001) as Casey
A contemporary adaptation of Edmond Rostand's play "Cyrano de Bergerac." Samantha "Sam" Berger, a bartender at a New York comedy club, cannot find the courage to perform her own material. Having spent her life as a "big" girl in a beauty-obsessed world, she is convinced that only petite, curvy girls
Askari (2001)
Freak City (1999) as Cass
Ruth Ellison, a young woman with multiple sclerosis, is involuntarily placed in the Lewellyn Care Center after the sudden death of her grandmother. Ruth has a disruptive impact on the institution and is frustrated by her developmentally challenged roommate Cass. While making things difficult for the
Where the Truth Lies (1999) as Dana Sue Lacy
Dana, a deaf woman, is accused of brutally murdering a a Memphis politician, Sander Morgan. She asks Lillian, a prominent defense attorney from Chicago, to argue her case. At first believing that her client was guilty, Lillian eventually is convinced that Dana is innocent.
Two Shades of Blue (1999)
A novelist finds that she is the prime suspect in her lover's murder.
Dead Silence (1997) as Melanie Charrol
An FBI negotiator tries to free a group of kidnapped deaf students and their teacher held hostage by three violent convicts. Based on a true story.
It's My Party (1996)
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h
Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story (1994)
The true story of Carrie Buck, who becomes the test case for a landmark 1927 Supreme Court decision concerning the sterlization of mentally deficient women against their will.
Hear No Evil (1993)
A deaf physical trainer finds her life threatened after one of her clients is murdered. She then turns to her client's best friend for protection.
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Linguini Incident, The (1991) as Jeanette
Desperate for money, a waitress teams up with two friends to rob the Italian restaurant where she works.
Homme au masque d'or, L' (1991) as Maria
A priest moonlights as a wrestler so that he and his sister can better care for the deprived children of his small town.
Bridge To Silence (1989)
A hearing-impaired woman's life is shattered when her husband is killed in an automobile accident that leaves her seriously injured. As she struggles to overcome her physical and emotional wounds, she tries to reclaim her relationship with her four-year-old daughter and reconcile with her estranged
Walker (1987)
A dramatization of the life of nineteenth-century American William Walker who embarked on a series of careers including politics, journalism, law, and medicine. Eventually Walker left all of these and became a soldier of fortune, and in 1855, declared himself the president of Nicaragua and remained
Children Of A Lesser God (1986)
A teacher at a school for the deaf marries a rebellious pupil.

Producer (feature film)

Where the Truth Lies (1999) as Executive Producer
Dana, a deaf woman, is accused of brutally murdering a a Memphis politician, Sander Morgan. She asks Lillian, a prominent defense attorney from Chicago, to argue her case. At first believing that her client was guilty, Lillian eventually is convinced that Dana is innocent.

Cast (special)

Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains, The (2000)
Chevy Chase tests viewers' knowledge of American heroes and villains in this new installment of the family quiz show.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999)
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Celebrity Weddings InStyle (1998)
Behind-the-scenes look at the weddings of some recent Hollywood celebrity couples. Features celebrities, including Kelsey Grammer, Joely Fisher, Ian Ziering, Erika Alexander, Travis Tritt and Marlee Maitlin, who share how they chose to design and orchestrate this special day in their lives.
Elizabeth Glaser: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998)
Profile of AIDS activist Elizabeth Glaser, wife of actor Paul Michael Glaser. In 1981, Glaser was infected with the AIDS virus during a blood transfusion while pregnant with daughter Ariel. Ariel also contracted the disease through breastmilk. Glaser spent the ensuing years raising awareness of the
It Just Takes One (1997)
Third special in USA Network's ongoing "Erase the Hate" public affairs initiative aimed at combating hate and racism while promoting tolerance and understanding. This installment showcases a broad spectrum of performers, who through the arts, liberate themselves from their own expressions of hate an
All-Star Moms (1997)
Visits with celebrities and their mothers at home in interviews about their relationships. Includes a look at family photographs and home movies.
Family Film Awards (1996)
Live coverage of the "Family Film Awards," which honors feature films and television programs that are popular with and appropriate for all members of the family.
People in Motion (1996) as Host
Stories of how technology is reshaping the lives of people with disabilities and transforming society's attitudes about who they are and what they can do.
16th Annual Cable ACE Awards, The (1995)
Live presentation of the 16th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, The (1995)
Presentation of the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, honoring the American public's favorite stars of motion pictures, home videos and music.
Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, The (1994)
Telecast of the fifth annual American Teacher Awards, honoring outstanding teachers throughout the United States.
51st Annual Golden Globe Awards (1994)
Live presentation of the Golden Globe Awards for achievement in television and film by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Golden Globe's 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1994)
A special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards. Features interviews with past winners and current celebrities, live performances and highlights from past ceremonies.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993)
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992)
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
Rock the Vote (1992)
A special designed to get young people to register to vote.
Creative Spirit, The (1992)
A four-part series focusing on how people around the world use their creativity to make everyday life more productive and enjoyable.
Free to Laugh: A Comedy and Music Special For Amnesty International (1992)
A comedy and music special hosted by Roseanne and Tom Arnold, supporting Amnesty International and its efforts on behalf of public awareness of human rights abuses suffered by women.
In a New Light (1992)
An information and entertainment special focusing on the fight against AIDS.
Back to School '92 (1992)
A special focusing on the education crisis in our country and how to solve it.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991)
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
Meaning of Life, The (1991)
A special in which celebrities and others offer reflections on life. The theme of the special is drawn from the book "The Meaning of Life," created by "Life" magazine.
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz: 50 Years Of Magic (1990)
The story of how MGM created one of the most beloved family films of all time.
Robert Wuhl's World Tour (1990)
A comedy special starring Robert Wuhl and his comic commentary on the absurdities of the entertainment business.
3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1989)
A live presentation of the third annual American Comedy Awards honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment. Included is a showcase of new comedy stars as well as some of America's top comedians. Neil Simon is the recipient of the Lifetime Creative Achievement Award.
1988 Golden Globe Awards (1989)
The 45th annual "Golden Globe Awards" presentation by the Foreign Press Association for top achievements in film and television. Telecast live from the Beverly Hilton in California.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989)
A special paying tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is leaving professional basketball after 20 seasons and an unprecedented four NBA championships to pursue a career in entertainment. The special includes comedy skits, original musical numbers, and film clips highlighting Abdul-Jabar's career.
60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1988)
Live coverage of the sixtieth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
59th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1987)
Live coverage of the fifty-ninth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
Funny, You Don't Look 200 (1987)
A variety special saluting the bicentennial of the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. An all-star cast strives to communicate the spirit of that document through a compilation of scenes, monologues, animation, and music.

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