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Portia Iversen

Portia Iversen is known for her work on Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Invaders from Mars (1986). She is married to Jon Shestack. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

To Live and Die in L.A.
To Live and Die in L.A. Art Department
Invaders from Mars
Invaders from Mars Art Department
Valley Girl
Valley Girl Miscellaneous Crew


Hide Hide Show Show Set decorator (4 credits)
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Spudnik (1990)
 1989 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #3.21 (1989)
 1988 Murphy Brown (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Respect (1988)
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 1991-1992 Blossom (TV Series) (story editor - 2 episodes)
- You Must Remember This (1992) ... (story editor)
- Second Base (1991) ... (story editor)
 1983 Valley Girl (craft service)
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 1991-1992 Blossom (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Wake Up Little Suzy (1992) ... (written by)
- You Can't Go Home (1991) ... (written by)
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 1986 Invaders from Mars (set dresser)
 1985 To Live and Die in L.A. (assistant set decorator - as Portia Iverson)
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 1991 Baby Talk (TV Series) (co-producer)
 1983 Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (TV Movie documentary) (associate producer - as Portia E. Iversen)
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 2009 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism (Documentary)
Herself - Interviewee
 2000 Closer to Truth (TV Series)

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Alternate Names:

Portia E. Iversen | Portia Iverson

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With her husband Jon Shestack founder of Cure Autism Now (CAN), an autism advocacy organization which merged with Autism Speaks in 2007.

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