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Kelly Bishop was born on February 28, 1944 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA as Carole Bishop. She is an actress, known for Gilmore Girls (2000), Dirty Dancing (1987) and Wonder Boys (2000). She has been married to Lee Leonard since 1981. She was previously married to Peter Miller. See full bio »
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 2010-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Bea Wilson / Mrs. Kent
- Restraint (2015) ... Bea Wilson
- VIP Treatment (2010) ... Mrs. Kent (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Flesh and Bone (TV Series)
- F.U.B.A.R. (2015)
 2015 Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Series)
 2014 Dangerous Liaisons (TV Movie)
Lucille Julien
 2014 Saint Janet
 2011 A Novel Romance
Lily Sparks
 2009 Army Wives (TV Series)
Jean Calhoun
- Operation: Tango (2009) ... Jean Calhoun
 2000-2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Julia Zimmer / Registrar
- Zebras (2009) ... Julia Zimmer
- Persona (2008) ... Julia Zimmer
- Slaves (2000) ... Registrar
 2000-2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Emily Gilmore
- Bon Voyage (2007) ... Emily Gilmore
- It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... Emily Gilmore (credit only)
- Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... Emily Gilmore (credit only)
 2000 Wonder Boys
Amanda Leer
 2000 Blue Moon
Peggy's Mother
 1999 My X-Girlfriend's Wedding Reception
Sylvia Wienstein
 1989-1996 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dr. Robbins / Serena Wyman
- Episode dated 23 September 1996 (1996) ... Dr. Robbins
- Episode dated 29 June 1989 (1989) ... Serena Wyman
 1995 My Wildest Dreams (TV Series)
Gloria James
- Wedding Bell Blues (1995) ... Gloria James
- Take This Job and Love It (1995) ... Gloria James
- Sister's Mister (1995) ... Gloria James
- The Poker Game (1995) ... Gloria James
- You Don't Know Me (1995) ... Gloria James
 1995 Cafe Society
Mrs. Jelke
 1995 All My Children (TV Series)
Freida Landau
- Episode #1.6501 (1995) ... Freida Landau
 1995 Miami Rhapsody
 1992 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Connie Silverberg
- Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much (1992) ... Connie Silverberg
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Marian Borland
- Intolerance (1992) ... Marian Borland
 1992 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Roxanne Holden
- Summer Stories: The Mall - Part 1 (1992) ... Roxanne Holden
 1991 Queens Logic
 1990 The Baby-Sitters Club (TV Series)
Flora Tronell
- Claudia and the Secret Passage (1990) ... Flora Tronell
 1988 Me and Him
Eleanor Aramis
 1988 The Thorns (TV Series)
Ginger Thorn
- The Rage (1988) ... Ginger Thorn
- The Prodigal Son (1988) ... Ginger Thorn
- The Horse (1988) ... Ginger Thorn
- The First Date (1988) ... Ginger Thorn
- The Dream House (1988) ... Ginger Thorn
 1986 Solarbabies
Tutor Nover
 1985 The Recovery Room (TV Movie)
Kaye Brenner
 1984 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
- Baby (1984) ... Paulette
 1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series)
- Murray's Hot Date (1983) ... Charity
 1982 O'Hara's Wife
Beth Douglas
 1981 Advice to the Lovelorn (TV Movie)
Rita Borden
 1978 An Unmarried Woman
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Charlene Jenkins
- Oldest Profession - Latest Price (1976) ... Charlene Jenkins
 1966 Step Out of Your Mind
Missy Linden (as Carole Bishop)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Grace Wescott Andrews (1987)
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Stage Play: Six Degrees of Separation. Drama. See more »

Alternate Names:

Carole Bishop


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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I would never be Emily's friend in real life. She's so opinionated and status quo - definitely not my kind of woman. See more »


First worked with her "Chorus Line" director/choreographer Michael Bennett while appearing on Broadway in "Promises, Promises" in 1968. See more »

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