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Michael Learned

Four-time Best Actress Emmy Award winner Michael Learned was born on April 9, 1939 in Washington, D.C. The oldest of six daughters of a U.S. State Department employee, she was raised on her family's farm in Connecticut. The family moved to Austria when she was age 11, and it was while attending boarding school in England that she fell in love with... See full bio »
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  Poor Paul (announced)
 2015 Life Interrupted (TV Movie)
Marni Woodworth
 2014 The Parcel (Short)
 2014/I Unplugged (Short)
Grandma Katie
 2013 After Life
 2011 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
- The Best Man (2011) ... Maggie
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Louise Patterson '09
- WASP (2009) ... Louise Patterson '09
 2006-2009 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilk
- My Finale: Part 2 (2009) ... Mrs. Wilk (uncredited)
- My Five Stages (2006) ... Mrs. Wilk
- My Cabbage (2006) ... Mrs. Wilk
- My Half-Acre (2006) ... Mrs. Wilk
 2007 The Killer (Short)
The Innkeeper
 2005 Lethal Eviction
 2005 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Hon. Judge Turner
- Episode #1.9360 (2005) ... Hon. Judge Turner
- Episode #1.9359 (2005) ... Hon. Judge Turner
 2005 All My Children (TV Series)
Judge Turner
- Episode #1.9044 (2005) ... Judge Turner
 2005 Loggerheads
Sheridan Bellamy
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Candace Lamerly
- Privilege (2003) ... Candace Lamerly
 2000 For the Love of May (Short)
Mary Lou
 2000 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Congresswoman Benedict
- Article 32 (2000) ... Congresswoman Benedict
 1998 A Father for Brittany (TV Movie)
Edna Humphreys
 1998 Promised Land (TV Series)
Dolly Carstens
- The Secret of Bluestem (1998) ... Dolly Carstens
 1998 Profiler (TV Series)
Helen Waters
- Ties That Bind (1998) ... Helen Waters
- Birthright (1998) ... Helen Waters
- Victims of Victims (1998) ... Helen Waters
 1997 The Alarmist
Beth Hudler
 1997 A Walton Easter (TV Movie)
Olivia Walton
 1995 The Secret World of Alex Mack (TV Series)
Ghost of Paradise Valley
- The Secret (1995) ... Ghost of Paradise Valley
 1995 A Walton Wedding (TV Movie)
Olivia Walton
 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
Vivian Emery
 1992 Mattie's Waltz (TV Movie)
 1991 Keeping Secrets (TV Movie)
Marion Mahoney
 1991 Aftermath: A Test of Love (TV Movie)
 1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
- Point of No Return (1990) ... Rachel
- Dead Right (1990) ... Rachel
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Maria Hudson
- Trevor Hudson's Legacy (1989) ... Maria Hudson
 1988 Roots: The Gift (TV Movie)
Amelia Parker
 1988 Hothouse (TV Series)
Dr. Marie Teller
- 'Love and Taxes' (1988) ... Dr. Marie Teller
- His Mother (1988) ... Dr. Marie Teller
- Nancy: Part 2 (1988) ... Dr. Marie Teller
- Nancy: Part 1 (1988) ... Dr. Marie Teller
- The Actress (1988) ... Dr. Marie Teller
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Kate Keller
- All My Sons (1987) ... Kate Keller
 1987 Mercy or Murder? (TV Movie)
 1986 Picnic (TV Movie)
Rosemary Sidney
 1986 A Deadly Business (TV Movie)
 1986 Power
Governor Andrea Stannard, Washington
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Sister Millicent Domenica
- Playing God: Part 2 (1984) ... Sister Millicent Domenica
- Playing God: Part 1 (1984) ... Sister Millicent Domenica
 1984 The Parade (TV Movie)
Rachel Kirby
 1980 A Christmas Without Snow (TV Movie)
Zoe Jensen
 1980 Touched by Love
Dr. Bell
 1980 Off the Minnesota Strip (TV Movie)
Hughlene Johansen
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Mary Benjamin
 1978 Little Mo (TV Movie)
Eleanor 'Teach' Tennant
 1976 Widow (TV Movie)
Lynn Caine
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Linda Keitlinger
- Love, Mabel (1974) ... Linda Keitlinger
 1974 It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (TV Movie)
Janet Walters
 1974 Hurricane (TV Movie)
Lee Jackson
 1973-1974 Insight (TV Series)
Sister Janet
- Skid Row (1974) ... Sister Janet
- Bloodstrike (1973) ... Sister Janet
 1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
May Lassiter / Mike Yardner
- A Game of Death... An Act of Love: Part 2 (1973) ... May Lassiter
 1968 Wojeck (TV Series)
Nina Eden
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: Part 2 (1968) ... Nina Eden
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: Part 1 (1968) ... Nina Eden
 1963 The Other Man (TV Mini-Series)
 1961-1962 Festival (TV Series)
Cariola / Irena
- The Duchess of Malfi (1962) ... Cariola
- The Three Sisters (1961) ... Irena
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She stars in the play 'Driving Miss Daisy" at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in La Mirada, California. See more »

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