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Morgan Fairchild


This elegant lady defined the television version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama lessons after she was too shy to give a book report in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Seduction
The Seduction Jamie Douglas
(1982)
Flamingo Road
Flamingo Road Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle
(1980-1982)
Holy Man
Holy Man Morgan Fairchild
(1998)
Freaked
Freaked Stewardess
(1993)

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 2016 Worth Avenue (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
Charlotte Madison
- Digging Up the Past ... Charlotte Madison (rumored)
 2016 A Christmas in Vermont (TV Movie)
Joanne Davis
 2016 The Encounter (TV Series)
Bethany Baxter
- Her Final Role (2016) ... Bethany Baxter
 2016 Hitting the Breaks (TV Series)
Connie Montclair
- Pain in the Butler ... Connie Montclair
- A Pocket Full of Theodores ... Connie Montclair
 2014 Perfect on Paper (TV Movie)
Beverly Wilcox
 2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Claudia / Elka
- Playmates (2014) ... Claudia / Elka
 2014 Revenge (TV Series)
Teresa
- Addiction (2014) ... Teresa
 2012 American Horror House (TV Movie)
Miss Margot / Rosemary
 2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
Jill
- The Reunion (2012) ... Jill
 2011 Chemistry (TV Series)
Michael's Mother
- In or Out, Part 2 (2011) ... Michael's Mother
 2011 Bones (TV Series)
Bianca Chiverton
- The Prince in the Plastic (2011) ... Bianca Chiverton
 2011 Workers' Comp (TV Movie)
Joan
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Claire Lockton
- Bedtime (2010) ... Claire Lockton
 2009 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Dorothy
- Episode #1.5629 (2009) ... Dorothy
- Episode #1.5628 (2009) ... Dorothy
- Episode #1.5626 (2009) ... Dorothy (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5625 (2009) ... Dorothy (uncredited)
 2009 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Carol
- Friends with Benefits (2009) ... Carol
 2004 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Carolyn
- Going Mobile (2004) ... Carolyn
 2003 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Lily Barton
- Pictures of Lily (2003) ... Lily Barton
 2002 I Was a Teenage Faust (TV Movie)
Babylonia
 2002 That '80s Show (TV Series)
Cossima Blair
- Beach Party (2002) ... Cossima Blair
 2002 Maybe It's Me (TV Series)
Big Kimberly
- The Quahog Festival Episode (2002) ... Big Kimberly
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
Gwendolynne Gold
- Limbo (2002) ... Gwendolynne Gold
 2002 Roswell (TV Series)
Meris Wheeler
- Chant Down Babylon (2002) ... Meris Wheeler
- Panacea (2002) ... Meris Wheeler
 2001 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Merle 'Bird'
- Teased (2001) ... Merle 'Bird'
 2001 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Jackie
- Dharma Does Dallas (2001) ... Jackie
 1999 The New Addams Family (TV Series)
Lady Pretensia
- Thing's Romance (1999) ... Lady Pretensia
 1998 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Muffy Snootwell
- Open Wide for Zombies/Dumbwaiters (1998) ... Muffy Snootwell (voice)
 1997 Head Over Heels (TV Series)
Mona DuBois
- Gigolo Guy (1997) ... Mona DuBois
 1995-1997 Cybill (TV Series)
Andrea Thorpe
- Let's Stalk (1997) ... Andrea Thorpe
- The Piano (1997) ... Andrea Thorpe
- Wedding Bell Blues (1996) ... Andrea Thorpe
- As the World Turns to Crap (1995) ... Andrea Thorpe
 1997 Night Stand (TV Series)
- Obsession (1997)
 1997 Moment of Truth: Into the Arms of Danger (TV Movie)
Diana Astin
 1996 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Joan
- Teenage Confidential (1996) ... Joan
 1996 In the Fold (TV Movie)
Cmdr. Sigrid Ivorstetter
 1996 Dead Man's Island (TV Movie)
Valerie St. Vincent
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Pamela Dorn
- My Four Husbands (1994) ... Pamela Dorn
 1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Zoe
- Best Friends (1994) ... Zoe
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
June Ward
- Who Killed Romeo? (1994) ... June Ward
 1994 Robin's Hoods (TV Series)
Caroline / Caroline Comfort
- Boy Meets Girl (1994) ... Caroline
- Country Comfort (1994) ... Caroline Comfort
 1993 Das Paradies am Ende der Berge (TV Movie)
Irmgard Hoelzl
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Iris Novaro
- Murder at a Discount (1993) ... Iris Novaro
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Miranda
- Pheromone, My Lovely (1993) ... Miranda
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (TV Movie)
Alana Westbrook
 1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Marla
- Stand on Your Man (1992) ... Marla
- Ladies' Choice (1992) ... Marla
 1992 Just Deserts (TV Movie)
Catherine Harcourt
 1991 Even Angels Fall (TV Movie)
Leslie
 1991 Writer's Block (TV Movie)
Magenta Hart
 1990 Menu for Murder (TV Movie)
Paula Preston
 1990 How to Murder a Millionaire (TV Movie)
Loretta
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Julia St. Martin
- TV or Not TV (1989) ... Julia St. Martin
 1989 The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (TV Movie)
Lucy
 1989 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Diana Thackery
- Macho, Stupid Guy Time (1989) ... Diana Thackery
 1988 Street of Dreams (TV Movie)
Laura Cassidy / Eva Bomberg
 1988 Some Kinda Woman (TV Movie)
Lisa
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Burdetta Halloran
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Burdetta Halloran
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Burdetta Halloran (credit only)
 1985 Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie)
Various
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Racine
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... Racine
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... Racine
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... Racine
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... Racine
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... Racine
 1984 Time Bomb (TV Movie)
Renee DeSalles
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Carol
- Hotel (1983) ... Carol
 1983 The Shaft of Love (TV Movie)
Jean Cunningham
 1982 Honeyboy (TV Movie)
Judy Wellman
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Catherine Hailey / Alex Houston
- Ki'is Don't Lie (1982) ... Catherine Hailey / Alex Houston
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Alex Houston / Catherine Hailey
 1981 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite (TV Movie)
Stella Walker
 1980 The Memory of Eva Ryker (TV Movie)
Lisa Eddington
 1980 Young Maverick (TV Series)
Selene
- Makin' Tracks (1980) ... Selene
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Series)
Dulcie Warren
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Dulcie Warren
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Dulcie Warren
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
Melissa Nelson
- The Venus Microbe (1979) ... Melissa Nelson
 1979 Concrete Cowboys (TV Series)
Kate / Carla
- Concrete Cowboys (1979) ... Kate / Carla
 1979 Time Express (TV Series)
Michelle Flemming
- The Copy-Writer/The Figure Skater (1979) ... Michelle Flemming
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
Shirley
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Shirley
 1979 The Country Western Murders (TV Movie)
Dana Morgan
 1979 Big Shamus, Little Shamus (TV Series)
Charlotte Evans
- Pilot (1979) ... Charlotte Evans
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Jenna Wade
 1977-1978 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Scotty MacKay / Felice Winters
- A Dangerous Affair (1978) ... Scotty MacKay
- Daughter of Evil (1977) ... Felice Winters
 1978 Escapade (TV Movie)
Suzy
 1978 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
Lisa Benson
- Night of the Clones (1978) ... Lisa Benson
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Cheryl
 1978 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie)
Jennifer Lawrence
 1977 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Linda / Bianca
- Grand Delusion (1977) ... Linda / Bianca
 1977 Happy Days (TV Series)
Cynthia Holmes
- My Fair Fonzie (1977) ... Cynthia Holmes
 1973-1977 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Jennifer Pace
- Episode dated 21 November 1977 (1977) ... Jennifer Pace
- Episode dated 16 November 1977 (1977) ... Jennifer Pace
- Episode dated 15 November 1977 (1977) ... Jennifer Pace
- Jo's Place (1977) ... Jennifer Pace
- Episode dated 7 January 1977 (1977) ... Jennifer Pace
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
Claire Blake
- The Ten-Second Client (1977) ... Claire Blake
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Shelley Bloom
- Downshift (1977) ... Shelley Bloom
 1977 Rafferty (TV Series)
Lisa Farrell
- A Point of View (1977) ... Lisa Farrell
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Allison
- A Hair-Trigger Away (1976) ... Allison
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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

They're not paying me to play a chairwoman. They're paying me to show up looking glam and, damn it, I'm gonna show up looking glam! See more »

Trivia:

Was scheduled to host the May 10, 1986 episode of Saturday Night Live (1975) but decided to fly to Israel instead, to play the queen in Sleeping Beauty (1987). See more »

Trademark:

Seductive deep voice See more »

Nickname:

Little Bird

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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