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This lovely, fresh-faced Lincoln, Nebraska native was born on December 6, 1962, to stalwart Texans Turner and Janice Gauntt. The younger of two children, she grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and trained, while a child, in ballet, tap, theater, and modeling (from age 3). A cheer leading beauty into her teens, she moved with her mother to study at New ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Northern Exposure
Northern Exposure Maggie O'Connell / Marina / Mary O'Keefe
Cliffhanger Jessie Deighan
Strong Medicine
Strong Medicine Dr. Dana Stowe
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 2017 Take 2 for Faith (post-production)
Anne Whitfield Helton
 2016 Occupy, Texas
Mrs. Thomas
 2015/II Solace
Elizabeth Clancy
 2015 The Ivy League Farmer
Ella Gilbert
 2009 Maggie's Passage
Jenny Sirron
 2007 Primal Doubt (TV Movie)
Jean Harper
 2006 The Night of the White Pants
Barbara Hagan
 2006 Miracle Dogs Too (Video)
Paula Wells
 2004 Birdie and Bogey
 2004 Trip in a Summer Dress (Short)
 2004 No Regrets
The Actor Playing Cheryl
 1999 A Secret Affair (TV Movie)
Vanessa Shaw
 1999 Fatal Error (TV Movie)
Dr. Samantha Carter
 1998 Beauty (TV Movie)
Alix Miller
 1998 Circle of Deceit (TV Movie)
Terry Silva
 1997 The Curse of Inferno
Layla Moanes
 1997 Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (TV Movie)
Anna Brewster-Morgan
 1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Maggie O'Connell / Marina / Mary O'Keefe
- Balls (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
 1990 The Ambulance
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- Catch a Falling Star - May 21, 1979 (1989) ... Michelle
 1986 Tai-Pan
Shevaun Tillman
 1986 Another World (TV Series)
Patricia Kirkland
- Episode dated 28 May 1986 (1986) ... Patricia Kirkland
 1986 Knights of the City
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Karen Forester
- KITTnap (1985) ... Karen Forester
 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Theresa Gianni
- The Big Squeeze (1985) ... Theresa Gianni
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Christine Stanton
- Bonecrunch (1984) ... Christine Stanton
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Hollywood Woman
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Hollywood Woman
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Gina / Teri
- The Good, the Bad, and the Priceless (1984) ... Gina / Teri
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
- Take the Credit and Run (1984) ... Cindy
 1983 Boone (TV Series)
- Words and Music (1983) ... Maggie
 1982-1983 General Hospital (TV Series)
Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 21 November 1983 (1983) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 26 October 1983 (1983) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 30 November 1982 (1982) ... Laura Templeton
 1983 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Where the Guys Are (1983) ... Debbie
 1983 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
- Birthday Party (1983) ... Sondra
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Beatrice 'Betsy' Dunvar
- The Man in the Iron Shorts/The Victims/Heavens to Betsy (1982) ... Beatrice 'Betsy' Dunvar
 1981 Mr. Merlin (TV Series)
- All About Sheila (1981) ... Sheila
 1981 Behind the Screen (TV Series)
Janie-Claire Willow (1981-1982)
 1980-1981 Dallas (TV Series)
- End of the Road: Part 1 (1981) ... Susan
- The Venezuelan Connection (1980) ... Susan
- No More Mister Nice Guy: Part 2 (1980) ... Susan
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