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Love her or not, award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley can always be counted on to give her all. Grand in style, exotic in looks, divinely outgoing in personality and an engaging interpreter of Tennessee Williams' florid Southern-belles on stage, she was born Elizabeth Ann Cole on August 30, 1939, in Ocala, Florida. The daughter of Arthur Kingman... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Fry Day (Short) (filming)
 2015 Understudies (TV Movie)
Dotty Buggett
 2007 The Cake Eaters
Marg Kaminski
 2000 Labor Pains
 1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Serena Benson
- Payback (1999) ... Serena Benson
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Madeline Pitt
- Truth Will Out (1999) ... Madeline Pitt
 1999/I Just the Ticket
Mrs. Paliski
 1996-1998 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Mrs. Vitello
- Arnold's Hat/Stoop Kid (1996) ... Mrs. Vitello (voice)
 1998 Happiness
Diane Freed
 1997 Sleeping Together
Mrs. Tuccinini
 1996-1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Natalie Karinsky
- Caroline and the Bad Trip (1997) ... Natalie Karinsky
- Caroline and Richard's Mom (1996) ... Natalie Karinsky
 1997 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Margaret Lipton
- May and June: Part One (1997) ... Margaret Lipton
 1996 Shoot the Moon
Mrs. Comstock
 1996 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Larissa Fontaine
- A Dead Man Is Hard to Find (1996) ... Larissa Fontaine
 1996 All My Children (TV Series)
Madge Sinclair
- Episode dated 13 September 1996 (1996) ... Madge Sinclair
- Episode dated 3 April 1996 (1996) ... Madge Sinclair
- Episode dated 2 April 1996 (1996) ... Madge Sinclair
 1996 Dave's World (TV Series)
- Double Fault (1996) ... Jeanette
 1995 Mallrats
Gov. Dalton (scenes deleted)
 1989-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Emily Broussard Renwyck / Vera Gerakaris
- Big Easy Murder (1995) ... Emily Broussard Renwyck
- Truck Stop (1989) ... Vera Gerakaris
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Elizabeth Ashley
- Women in Film (1995) ... Elizabeth Ashley
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Mary Burton
- Who Killed the Motor Car Maverick? (1995) ... Mary Burton
 1995 The Buccaneers (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Closson
- Plunder (1995) ... Mrs. Closson (uncredited)
- Capture (1995) ... Mrs. Closson (uncredited)
- Ambush (1995) ... Mrs. Closson (uncredited)
- Conquest (1995) ... Mrs. Closson (uncredited)
- Invasion (1995) ... Mrs. Closson
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Gwen Young
- Second Opinion (1994) ... Gwen Young
 1993 Harnessing Peacocks (TV Movie)
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Elizabeth Ashley
- Off Camera (1993) ... Elizabeth Ashley
 1992 In the Best Interest of the Children (TV Movie)
Carla Scott
 1991 Love and Curses... And All That Jazz (TV Movie)
 1990 Blue Bayou (TV Movie)
Lolly Fontenot
 1989 American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series)
Annie Sweeney
- The Rope (1989) ... Annie Sweeney
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Felicia Green
- A Girl Named Hunter (1989) ... Felicia Green
 1989 A Man of Passion
 1989 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
- Blues for Buder (1989)
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Karen Lawson / Kate Lawson
- Mirror Mirror (1989) ... Karen Lawson / Kate Lawson
 1988 Dangerous Curves
Miss Reed
 1988 Eisenhower & Lutz (TV Series)
- Pride and Prejudice (1988) ... Eleanor
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Dr. Glaser
 1987 Dragnet
Jane Kirkpatrick
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
D.E.A. Agent Linda Colby
- Knock, Knock... Who's There? (1987) ... D.E.A. Agent Linda Colby
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Series)
Babette Van Degan
 1987 Warm Hearts, Cold Feet (TV Movie)
Blanche Webster
 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie)
 1985 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Mrs. Baxter
- Out of the Night (1985) ... Mrs. Baxter
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Michelle Zal
- The Psychic (1985) ... Michelle Zal
 1984 He's Fired, She's Hired (TV Movie)
Freddie Fox
 1983 Svengali (TV Movie)
Eve Swiss
 1982 Freedom to Speak (TV Mini-Series)
Jane Addams / Dorothea Dix
 1982 Split Image
Diana Stetson
 1981 Paternity
Sophia Thatcher
 1980 Gypsy Angels
 1980 Windows
Andrea Glassen
 1978 A Fire in the Sky (TV Movie)
Sharon Allan
 1978 Tom and Joann (TV Movie)
Joan Hammil
 1977 The War Between the Tates (TV Movie)
Erica Tate
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Elizabeth Kraft
- Lovers and Strangers (1977) ... Elizabeth Kraft
 1976 One of My Wives Is Missing (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Corban
 1975 92 in the Shade
Jeannie Carter
 1975 Rancho Deluxe
Cora Brown
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Kate Chase Sprague
 1974 Golden Needles
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- Diamond Run (1974) ... Claire
 1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Laura Keyes
- Close to the Heart (1974) ... Laura Keyes
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Karen Winslow
- The Dark Hours (1974) ... Karen Winslow
 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man: The Solid Gold Kidnapping (TV Movie)
Dr. Erica Bergner
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Jannette Johnson
- Dangerous Games (1973) ... Jannette Johnson
 1973 Paperback Hero
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
Sally Baker
- Pilot (1973) ... Sally Baker
 1971-1973 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Andrea / Lois Stoner
- The Question (1973) ... Andrea
- Encounter (1971) ... Lois Stoner
 1972 Your Money or Your Wife (TV Movie)
Laurel Plunkett
 1972 The Heist (TV Movie)
Diane Craddock
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Karen Dover
- At the Cradle Foot (1972) ... Karen Dover
 1972 Second Chance (TV Movie)
Ellie Smith
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie)
Helen Connelly
 1971 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
Sally Dillman
 1971 Harpy (TV Movie)
 1971 Insight (TV Series)
- The War of the Eggs (1971) ... Anne
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Anne Forley
- Brink of Doom (1970) ... Anne Forley
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Penny Dunbar (segment "Love and the Banned Book")
- Love and the Banned Book/Love and the First-Nighters/Love and the King (1970) ... Penny Dunbar (segment "Love and the Banned Book")
 1969 The File on Devlin (TV Movie)
Sally Devlin
 1969 The Skirts of Happy Chance (TV Movie)
Laddie Turnbow
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
- "H" Is a Dirty Letter (1966) ... Donna
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Dina Fuller
- The Grotenberg Mask (1966) ... Dina Fuller
 1965 The Third Day
Alexandria Mallory
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Emma Frame Ordway #3 (1990)
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Monica Winthrop
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Donna Weston
- Tigress by the Tail (1963) ... Donna Weston
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Cindy Messerman
- Season for Vengeance (1963) ... Cindy Messerman
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Maria Cardenas
- The Cage Around Maria (1963) ... Maria Cardenas
 1961-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Big Splash (1961)
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Jane Brewster
- And Even Death Shall Die (1962) ... Jane Brewster
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Barbara Bowers
- The Barbara Bowers Story (1962) ... Barbara Bowers
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Joyce Harkavy
- The Prowler (1961) ... Joyce Harkavy
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Heaven Can Wait (1960)
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Stage Play: Ring Around the Bathtub. Written by Jane Trahey. Directed by Harold J. Stone [credited as Harold Stone]. Martin Beck Theatre: 29 Apr 1972 (1 performance + 3 previews that began on 27 Apr 1972). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Maggie Train"), John Cannon (as "Radio Commentator"), James Greene (as "Capt. Harfeather"), Carol Kane (as ... See more »

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If they don't have Clint Eastwood movies in heaven, I'd rather go to hell.


Won Broadway's 1962 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Take Her, She's Mine." She has also received two other Tony nominations as Best Actress (Dramatic): in 1964, for "Barefoot in the Park," and in 1975, for a revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". See more »


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