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Lynn Carlin

Lynn Carlin was born on January 31, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lynn Kramer. She is an actress, known for Faces (1968), Taking Off (1971) and Dead of Night (1974). She has been married to John Wolfe since July 12, 1983. She was previously married to Edward Carlin and Peter Hall. See full bio »

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Faces Maria Forst
Taking Off
Taking Off Lynn Tyne
Dead of Night
Dead of Night Christine Brooks
James at 16
James at 16 Meg Hunter


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 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
- The Way to Dusty Death (1987) ... Nicole
 1980-1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Claire Dearborne / Rose Tiegs
- Game of Hearts: Part 2 (1985) ... Claire Dearborne
- Game of Hearts: Part 1 (1985) ... Claire Dearborne
 1983 A Killer in the Family (TV Movie)
Dorothy Tison
 1982 Forbidden Love (TV Movie)
Ella Wagner
 1982 Superstition
Melinda Leahy
 1982 The Kid from Nowhere (TV Movie)
Molly Edward
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Mrs. Shires, Ronnie's Mother
- Catnip (1981) ... Mrs. Shires, Ronnie's Mother
 1981 Strike Force (TV Series)
Lorraine Klein
- Night Nurse (1981) ... Lorraine Klein
 1981 The Girl on the Edge of Town (TV Movie)
Selma Mantley
 1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Catherine Marks
- Harassment (1980) ... Catherine Marks
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars
Nell (voice)
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Alice Rynkoff
- The Treasure of Sierra Madre Street (1980) ... Alice Rynkoff
 1974-1980 Insight (TV Series)
Betty / Marge / Helen Madden / ...
- Chicken (1980)
- She's Waiting for Us (1977) ... Betty
- Girl in Freefall (1976) ... Marge
- Hunger Knows My Name (1975) ... Helen Madden
- Resuscitation (1974) ... Betty
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series)
- Off the Record (1979) ... Sheree
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Warden Ingram
- Caged Angel (1979) ... Warden Ingram
 1979 California Fever (TV Series)
Mrs. Newman
- Portrait of Laurie (1979) ... Mrs. Newman
 1979 French Postcards
Mrs. Weber
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mary Baines
- Design for Madness (1979) ... Mary Baines
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Elizabeth Collins
- Brain Child (1979) ... Elizabeth Collins
 1979 Not Until Today (TV Short)
Mae Henderson
 1977-1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
Meg Hunter
- Queen of the Silver Dollar (1978) ... Meg Hunter (credit only)
- Ducks (1978) ... Meg Hunter
- Hunter Country (1978) ... Meg Hunter
- Rebel Without a Car (1978) ... Meg Hunter
- Knocking Heads (1978) ... Meg Hunter
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Norma Fisk
 1975-1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
Sara Griffith Bridges / Sara Griffith / Eula Mae
- The Hero (1977) ... Sara Griffith
- The Prophecy (1975) ... Eula Mae
 1977 Bravo Two (TV Movie)
Mrs. Morgan
 1977 Gibbsville (TV Series)
 1976 Serpico (TV Series)
Viveca Janes
- A Secret Place (1976) ... Viveca Janes
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series)
Sarah Hunt
- Chapter VII (1976) ... Sarah Hunt
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie)
Dawn's Mother
 1976 The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series)
 1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie)
Nancy Royce
 1975 Iron and Horse (Short)
Meridel York
 1975 The Honorable Sam Houston (TV Movie)
Margaret Houston
 1974 Paper Moon (TV Series)
 1974 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Ann Lefferts
- Look the Other Way (1974) ... Ann Lefferts
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Nancy Traherne
- Death Has No Face (1974) ... Nancy Traherne
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Audrey North
- Edge of Evil (1974) ... Audrey North
 1974 Terror on the 40th Floor (TV Movie)
Lee Parker
 1974 Dead of Night
Christine Brooks
 1974 The Last Angry Man (TV Movie)
Sarah Abelman
 1974 The Morning After (TV Movie)
Fran Lester
 1973 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Maxine Taylor
- The Finishing Touch (1973) ... Maxine Taylor
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Mary Jane Smith
- Confessions: From a Lady of the Night (1973) ... Mary Jane Smith
 1973 Baxter!
Mrs. Baxter
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Mrs. Patterson
- Dinner Date (1972) ... Mrs. Patterson
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Ruth (segment "Love and the Swinging Philosophy")
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Janet Milligan
- Milligan (1972) ... Janet Milligan
 1969-1972 Medical Center (TV Series)
Louise / Ruth Dwyer
- Vision of Doom (1972) ... Louise
- The Sharpest Edge (1969) ... Ruth Dwyer
 1971 Cannon (TV Series)
Helen Kern
- The Nowhere Man (1971) ... Helen Kern
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Meredith Lindon
- Glass Cage (1971) ... Meredith Lindon
 1971 Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (TV Movie)
Mrs. Jones
 1971 Wild Rovers
Sada Billings
 1971 Taking Off
Lynn Tyne
 1971 A Step Out of Line (TV Movie)
Linda Connors
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series)
Sister Marie Theresa
- A Thing Not of God (1970) ... Sister Marie Theresa
 1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night (TV Movie)
Jennifer Sparrow
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Helen Stewart
- The Foal (1969) ... Helen Stewart
 1968/I Faces
Maria Forst
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Secretary for Robert Altman at Screen Gems at the time John Cassavetes (also at Screen Gems) was working on the script for Faces. He used her frequently to read lines as he was developing the script. She was later fired by Altman and went on to Faces and an Oscar nomination. See more »

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