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Ronee Blakley

Ronee Blakley came to prominence as the fictional country superstar Barbara Jean (a role that was originally offered to Susan Anspach), in Robert Altman's Nashville (1975). Her performance in the film won her a National Board of Review for Best Supporting Actress, and garnered Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations. See full bio »

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A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street Marge Thompson
Nashville Barbara Jean
The Driver
The Driver The Connection
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The Baltimore Bullet Carolina Red


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 1990 Murder by Numbers
 1988 Hotel (TV Series)
Lisa Daniels
- Double Take (1988) ... Lisa Daniels
 1987 Someone to Love
 1987 Student Confidential
Jenny Selden
 1987 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Gina Sherman
- Divorced Kids' Blues (1987) ... Gina Sherman
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Cassie Pines
- The False Prophet (1985) ... Cassie Pines
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- So Little, Gone (1985) ... Willow
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Patsy Maynard
- Song of the Wild West (1984) ... Patsy Maynard
 1981 The Oklahoma City Dolls (TV Movie)
Valene Burns
 1980 Beyond Westworld (TV Series)
Ruth Avery
- Sound of Terror (1980) ... Ruth Avery
 1979 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sally Carter
 1979 The Runaways (TV Series)
- Land of Honey (1979)
 1979 Visions (TV Series)
- Ladies in Waiting (1979) ... Sue
 1979 She Came to the Valley
Willy Westall
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
Ginny Gordon
- Second Stanza (1978) ... Ginny Gordon
 1978 Desperate Women (TV Movie)
Selena Watson
 1978 The Driver
The Connection
 1978 Renaldo and Clara
Mrs. Dylan
 1977 Three Dangerous Ladies
Simone (segment "The Mannikin")
 1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
Carrie DeWitt (as Roneé Blakley)
 1977 Mannikin (Short)
Simone Maglore
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Stage: Wrote title song for "Legend", produced on Broadway. Cast included Elizabeth Ashley. See more »

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1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ronnie Blake | Roneé Blakley

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Dark-haired singer widely recognized for her trenchant performance as country superstar Barbara Jean in the highly-praised Robert Altman's film Nashville (1975). She and Lily Tomlin were nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Supporting Actress. Both lost. Her role is considered loosely based on that of country icon Loretta Lynn, a singer whose own success came at the cost of ... See more »

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