5 Spectacular Performances by an Actress in a Made for TV Movie

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“ "THE SUBSTITUTE" She is Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck and Maggie Smith all rolled into one. The film also marks Mark Whalberg's debut. ” - terencebells
Judy Davis
Judy Davis was born April 23, 1955 in Perth, Western Australia. She was educated at Loreto Convent and the Western Institute of Technology, and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1977. She came to prominence as Sybylla Melvyn in the film adaptation of Miles Franklin's novel...
“ She IS Judy Garland in "ME AND MY SHADOWS" chilling!!!!! ” - terencebells
Marg Helgenberger
Marg Helgenberger is an established dramatic actress whose prominence has been steadily increasing. Her work has been noted on stage, film and TV. Most of her career has been spent in dramatic roles on television, but she has also had a noteworthy presence in feature films. Helgenberger earned a degree in drama at Northwestern University...
“ Her performance in "DEATH DREAMS" is worth an Oscar and as far as I can tell she wasn't even nominated for an Emmy. Her performance here haunts me. ” - terencebells
Actress and singer Ann-Margret is one of the most famous sex symbols and actresses of the 1960s and beyond. She continued her career through the following decades and into the 21st century. Ann-Margret was born Ann-Margret Olsson in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden, to Anna Regina (Aronsson) and Carl Gustav Olsson...
“ She is astonishing in "WHO WILL LOVE MY CHILDREN" ” - terencebells
Lee Remick
Actress, The Omen
Lee Remick was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, to Gertrude Margaret (Waldo), an actress, and Francis Edwin Remick, a department store owner. She had Irish and English ancestry. Remick was educated at Barnard College, studied dance and worked on stage and TV, before making her film debut as a sexy Southern majorette in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd...
“ A real life character in "NUTCRACKER" dark, impossible to warm up to and yet.... ” - terencebells