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Marlo Thomas

Many well-known and highly identifiable actresses have tried and failed to make the arduous crossover from fizzy TV sitcom star to mature, dramatic artist. Usually, it was their hardcore fans who refused to accept them in any other light. Sally Field and Elizabeth Montgomery come to mind first as two actresses who somehow managed to make the ... See full bio »

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 2015 Ballers (TV Series)
Jason's Mother
- Ends (2015) ... Jason's Mother
 2013-2014 Happily Never After (TV Series documentary)
- Crushed by Love (2014) ... Narrator
- A Ride with Evil (2014) ... Narrator
- Hunted by Love (2013) ... Narrator
 2012 The New Normal (TV Series)
Nancy Niles
- Baby Proofing (2012) ... Nancy Niles
 2012 LOL
 2004 Deceit (TV Movie)
Ellen McCarthy
 2002 Two Against Time (TV Movie)
Julie Portman
 2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Lynnie Bishop
- Love on Holiday (2000) ... Lynnie Bishop
- Tis the Season (2000) ... Lynnie Bishop
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Margaret (uncredited)
 1999 Frasier (TV Series)
- Shutout in Seattle: Part 2 (1999) ... Sophie (voice)
- Shutout in Seattle: Part 1 (1999) ... Sophie (voice)
- Our Parents, Ourselves (1999) ... Sophie (voice)
 1998 Starstruck
Linda Phaeffle
 1997 The Real Blonde
 1996 Roseanne (TV Series)
Tina Beige
- Satan, Darling (1996) ... Tina Beige
 1994 Reunion (TV Movie)
Jessie Yates
 1994 Ultimate Betrayal (TV Movie)
Adult Sharon Rodgers
 1991 Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story (TV Movie)
Lucille 'Sis' Levin
 1990 In the Spirit
Reva Prosky
 1986 Nobody's Child (TV Movie)
Marie Balter
 1985 Consenting Adult (TV Movie)
Tess Lynd
 1984 The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (TV Movie)
Kathryn Beck
 1977 Thieves
Sally Cramer
 1976 The Practice (TV Series)
Judy Sinclair
- Judy Sinclair (1976) ... Judy Sinclair
 1973 Acts of Love and Other Comedies (TV Movie)
Host / Gina / Susan / ...
 1965-1971 That Girl (TV Series)
Ann Marie
- Soot Yourself (1971) ... Ann Marie
- Stag Party (1971) ... Ann Marie
- That King (1971) ... Ann Marie
 1970 Jenny
 1967 Cricket on the Hearth (TV Movie)
Bertha (voice)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Bertha Plummer
- Cricket on the Hearth (1967) ... Bertha Plummer (voice)
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Claire Schaeffer
- Three Li'l Lambs (1965) ... Claire Schaeffer
 1965 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
David's Goddaughter Louise Bissell
- Guests, Guests, Who Needs Guests? (1965) ... David's Goddaughter Louise Bissell
 1965 Two's Company (TV Movie)
Caroline Sommers
 1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
- Follow the Broken Pretzel (1965) ... Stacy
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Cynthia Prentice
- The Missing Link (1964) ... Cynthia Prentice
 1964 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
- Wendy's Anniversary for --? (1964) ... Carol
 1964 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
- Miss Jekyll and Hyde (1964) ... Paula
 1964 Bonanza (TV Series)
Tai Lee
- A Pink Cloud Comes from Old Cathay (1964) ... Tai Lee
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Angela Tucci
- Tigers Are for Jungles (1964) ... Angela Tucci
 1961-1962 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Stella Barnes
- The Image (1962) ... Stella Barnes
- A Show of His Own (1962) ... Stella Barnes
- Route 78 (1962) ... Stella Barnes
- Once a Bachelor (1962) ... Stella Barnes
- Must the Show Go On? (1962) ... Stella Barnes
 1962 Insight (TV Series)
Jeanne Brown
- The Sophomore (1962) ... Jeanne Brown
 1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Stella Mason
- Everything Happens to Me (1961) ... Stella Mason
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Susan Baker
- The Ordeal of Dr. Cordell (1961) ... Susan Baker
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Laurie Dubro
- Honor Bright (1961) ... Laurie Dubro
 1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
- The Fanatics (1960) ... Amina (as Margaret Thomas)
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Frank's Girlfriend
- The Hunger Strike (1960) ... Frank's Girlfriend (as Margaret Thomas)
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Other Works:

TV commercial, "It's Not a Toy They Want," with Jennifer Aniston, Michael Strahan, Jon Hamm, Sofía Vergara, and Marlo Thomas, for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Margaret Thomas


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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[on her debt to Lee Strasberg and Sandra Seacat, from her 2010 autobiography] I only wish Lee could have lived to see me portray a schizophrenic in Nobody's Child (1986). I never could have gotten near playing that kind of part without Lee's exercises, and the subsequent work I did and continue to do with his primary disciple, the brilliant Sandra Seacat. See more »


Release of her book, "Free to Be...You and Me". See more »


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