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Mel Harris was born on July 12, 1956 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA as Mary Ellen Harris. She is an actress and director, known for Thirtysomething (1987), K-9 (1989) and Something So Right (1996). She has been married to Michael Toomey since May 26, 2001. She was previously married to Cotter Smith, David Hume Kennerly, Brian Kilclinic and David ... See full bio »

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 2013-2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Eileen Switzer
- Amaro's One-Eighty (2014) ... Eileen Switzer
- Rapist Anonymous (2013) ... Eileen Switzer
 2009 Imagine That
Maggie Johnson (uncredited)
 2009 The Lodger
 2007 Cane (TV Series)
Constance Hughes
- Open and Shut (2007) ... Constance Hughes
 2007 Close to Home (TV Series)
Beth Murphy
- Maternal Instinct (2007) ... Beth Murphy
 2007 Saints & Sinners (TV Series)
Sylvia Capshaw
- Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- All Backed Up and Nowhere to Go (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- Ain't No Bun in the Oven (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- Family Jewels (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2007) ... Sylvia Capshaw
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Congressman Steyer
- Sex, Birth, Death (2006) ... Congressman Steyer
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Julie Rollins
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... Julie Rollins
 2006 Arc
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
Barbara Bardach
- Safe (2006) ... Barbara Bardach
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Grace Anderson
- Superstar (2006) ... Grace Anderson
 2006 E-Ring (TV Series)
U.S.Ambassador to Spain
- The General (2006) ... U.S.Ambassador to Spain
 2005 Purple Heart
Dr. Harrison
 2005 Out of the Woods (TV Movie)
Beth Fleming
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Dora Cresswell
- Death at the Mosque (2005) ... Dora Cresswell
- Straits of Malacca (2005) ... Dora Cresswell
 2005 Jake in Progress (TV Series)
Tally Hughes
- Ubusy? (2005) ... Tally Hughes
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series)
Ricky Rafferty
- Drought Conditions (2005) ... Ricky Rafferty
 2002-2005 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Oma Desala
- Threads (2005) ... Oma Desala
- Meridian (2002) ... Oma Desala
 2004 Dynamite
Faye Baxter
 2004 North Shore (TV Series)
Mrs. Jensen
- Illusions (2004) ... Mrs. Jensen
 2003 Hangman's Curse
Sarah Springfield
 2002 Another Pretty Face (TV Movie)
Diana Downs
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Biddy Hightower
- Recovery Time (2002) ... Biddy Hightower
 2001 The Retrievers (TV Movie)
Karen Lowry
 2001 Firetrap
Cordelia Calloway
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Kelly Rockhill
- The Lord Moves in Mysterious Ways (2001) ... Kelly Rockhill
 2000 Madigan Men (TV Series)
Dr. Ivy Castelli
- Love and Dermatology (2000) ... Dr. Ivy Castelli
 2000 Out of Time (TV Movie)
Annie Epson
 2000 Sonic Impact
Co-Pilot Jennifer Blake
 1999 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Helen Lindley
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1999) ... Helen Lindley
 1997 Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (TV Movie)
 1996 What Kind of Mother Are You?
Mrs. Laura Hyler
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Christina Markham
- Paradise (1996) ... Dr. Christina Markham
 1996 A Case for Life (TV Movie)
 1995 Raising Caines (TV Series)
 1995 Sharon's Secret (TV Movie)
Laurel O'Connor
 1995 The Secretary (TV Movie)
Ellen Bradford
 1995 The Women of Spring Break (TV Movie)
 1994 The Pagemaster
Claire Tyler
 1994 Broken Lullaby (TV Movie)
Jordan Kirkland
 1994 The Spider and the Fly (TV Movie)
Dianna Taylor
 1994 Ultimate Betrayal (TV Movie)
Adult Susan Rodgers
 1993 Wind Dancer
Susan Allen
 1993 Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story (TV Movie)
Allison Wilcox
 1993 Distant Cousins
Katherine June Sullivan
 1993 With Hostile Intent (TV Movie)
Kathy Arnold
 1992 Child of Rage (TV Movie)
Jill Tyler
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
Kate Rule
 1992 The Burden of Proof (TV Movie)
Sonia Klonsky
 1989 My Brother's Wife (TV Movie)
Eleanor Goldberg-Rusher
 1989 Cross of Fire (TV Movie)
Madge Oberholtzer'
 1989 K-9
 1988 Cameron's Closet
Nora Haley
 1987 Harry's Hong Kong (TV Movie)
Fay Salerno
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
- First Love (1987) ... Jessica
 1987 Wanted: Dead or Alive
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series)
Jane Whittier
- Trouble in the Stars (1986) ... Jane Whittier
 1986 Heart of the City (TV Series)
- Working Without a Net (1986) ... Anne
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- A Very Happy Ending (1986) ... Girlfriend
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
 1977 Phyllis (TV Series)
- Phyllis Runs the Office (1977) ... Weber
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Co-starred with Keith Carradine in a stage adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' "American Appetites" in 2000. It was presented by the Smithsonian Associates and aired on Voice of America. See more »

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As Mel Kennerly, she won quite a bit of money on the TV game show The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973) in September of 1985. She introduced herself as a professional dog trainer. See more »

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