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Hazel Medina (1937–2012)

Hazel Medina was born on October 8, 1937 in Colon, Panama. She was an actress, known for Music of the Heart (1999), Malcolm X (1992) and Longtime Companion (1989). She was married to Jerry Matz. She died on February 14, 2012 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Music of the Heart
Music of the Heart Alice Crowley
Malcolm X
Malcolm X Cashier Person
Longtime Companion
Longtime Companion Triage Nurse


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 2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Pam (as Hazel J. Medina)
 2006 Betty on the Bed (Short)
 2005 Crazy for Love
Night Nurse
 1991-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Darlene Nickerson / Lady #1 / Janine Clayton / ...
- Gaijin (2004) ... Darlene Nickerson
- Possession (2001) ... Lady #1 (as Hazel J. Medina)
- Disappeared (1998) ... Janine Clayton (as Hazel J. Medina)
- The Secret Sharers (1991) ... Nurse (as Hazel J. Medina)
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
- Sacrifice (2001) ... Nurse (as Hazel J. Medina)
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
- Demolition Derby (2000) ... Woman (as Hazel J. Medina)
 1999 Music of the Heart
Alice Crowley (as Hazel J. Medina)
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
Larson's Secretary
- In a Yellow Wood (1998) ... Larson's Secretary (as Hazel J. Medina)
 1995 The Point of Betrayal
 1992 Malcolm X
Cashier Person
 1989 Longtime Companion
Triage Nurse (as Hazel J. Medina)
 1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Cyranoise de Bergington (1988) ... Sheila
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Pamela Thorpe
- Artist (1980) ... Pamela Thorpe
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Hero (1978) ... Janey
 1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Crazy Alice
- The Defiant One (1977) ... Crazy Alice
 1976 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
WAVE (Secretary)
- Point of Law (1976) ... WAVE (Secretary)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
The Receptionist
- Woman in the Harbor (1975) ... The Receptionist
 1973 Cry Rape (TV Movie)
Louise Jennings
 1972 Limbo
Jane Work
 1972 Women in Chains (TV Movie)
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Davey's Mother
- The Sesame Street Rumble (1971) ... Davey's Mother
 1970 Watermelon Man
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Hettie Simpson
- The Rebel in White (1970) ... Hettie Simpson
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- The Good Samaritans (1969) ... Erlene
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- Cops and Robbers (1967) ... Jo

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Hazel J. Medina

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She made guest appearances on both of the longest running prime time dramas in US television history: Gunsmoke (1955) and Law & Order (1990).

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