Bonnie Bedelia Biography (1952?-)

Full name, Bonnie Bedelia Culkin; born March 25, 1952 (some sources cite 1946or 1948), in New York, NY; daughter of Philip Harley (a journalist) and Marian Ethel (a writer and editor; maiden name, Wagner) Culkin; sister of Christopher "Kit" Culkin (an actor) and Candice Culkin (an actress); aunt of Macaulay Culkin, Rory Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Shane Culkin, and Christian Culkin (actors); aunt of Dakota Culkin and Quinn Culkin (an actresses); married KennethLuber (a scriptwriter), April 15, 1969 (divorced); married Robert Lieberman (a director; divorced); married James Telfer (an actor), May 24, 1975 (divorced); married Michael McRae; children: (first marriage) Yuri, Jonah. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Birth Details
March 25, 1952?
New York, New York

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Annie Burke, The Gypsy Moths, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1969
  • Ruby, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Cinerama, 1969
  • Susan Henderson, Lovers and Other Strangers, Cinerama, 1970
  • Title role, The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie (also known as Rosalie and The Strange Vengeance), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Ellie, Between Friends (also known as Get Back and Entreamis), Clearwater, 1973
  • Suzanne, The Big Fix, Universal, 1978
  • Shirley Muldowney, Heart like a Wheel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Grace, Death of an Angel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Charlene Michaelson, The Boy Who Could Fly, Twentieth Century-Fox,1986
  • Ruth Squires, Violets Are Blue, Columbia, 1986
  • Alice Kildee, The Stranger (also known as Cudzoziemka and El extrano), Columbia, 1987
  • Holly Gennaro McClane, Die Hard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Pam Marshetta, The Prince of Pennsylvania, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Kitty Oppenheimer, Fat Man and Little Boy (also known as Shadowmakers), Paramount, 1989
  • Holly Gennaro McClane, Die Hard 2: Die Harder (also known as Die Hard 2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Barbara Sabich, Presumed Innocent, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Polly Chambers, Needful Things, Columbia, 1993
  • Annette, Speechless, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1994
  • Nancy Westlund, Bad Manners, Phaedra Cinema, 1997
  • Brenda, Gloria, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998
  • Carol, Anywhere But Here, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Latrelle Williamson, Sordid Lives, Regent Entertainment, 2000
  • Alice, Manhood, Lighting Entertainment, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Sandy Porter, Love of Life, CBS, 1961-1967
  • Anna Larsen, The New Land, ABC, 1974
  • Ellie Boone, Partners, 1999
  • Captain Kaitlyn "Kate" McCafferty, The Division, Lifetime, 2001-2004
  • Miniseries
  • Susan Norton, Salem's Lot (also known as Blood Thirst, Salem's Lot: The Miniseries, and Salem's Lot: The Movie), CBS, 1979
  • Virginia Twigg, Switched at Birth, NBC, 1991
  • Suzanne Morgan, The Fire Next Time, CBS, 1993
  • Valerie Sabbath, A Season in Purgatory, CBS, 1996
  • Movies
  • Temple Brooks, Then Came Bronson, NBC, 1969
  • Jenna Hampshire, Sandcastles, CBS, 1972
  • Janet Thatcher, Message to My Daughter, ABC, 1973
  • Kitty, A Time for Love (also known as A New Kind of Love),NBC, 1973
  • Edith Dayton-Thomas, Hawkins on Murder (also known as Death andthe Maiden), 1973
  • Laura Taylor, Heatwave! (also known as Heatwave), ABC, 1974
  • Joan Saltzman, A Question of Love (also known as A Purely LegalMatter), NBC, 1978
  • Dr. Rand, Walking through the Fire, CBS, 1979
  • Aleta, Fighting Back (also known as The Story of Rocky Blier and Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier), ABC, 1980
  • Mandy Burke, Tourist, 1980
  • Marcia Miller, Million Dollar Infield, CBS, 1982
  • Cass, Memorial Day, CBS, 1983
  • Janet Weston, The Lady from Yesterday, CBS, 1985
  • Carol Deford, Alex: The Life of a Child, ABC, 1986
  • Lydie Travis, When the Time Comes, ABC, 1987
  • Hannah McGrath, Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture, HBO, 1990
  • Dr. Elizabeth Morgan, A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story(also known as Shattered Silence and With Reason to Suspect),ABC, 1992
  • Gwen Warwick, Judicial Consent (also known as My Love, Your Honor), HBO, 1994
  • Jill Coit, Legacy of Sin: The William Coit Story, Fox, 1995
  • Robin Harwell/Roberta Novak, Shadow of a Doubt, NBC, 1995
  • Aunt Eunice Logan, Homecoming, Showtime, 1996
  • Dr. Diane Weston, Her Costly Affair (also known as Consensual Relations), NBC, 1996
  • Dorothy Hajdys, Any Mother's Son, Lifetime, 1997
  • Iris Sayer, To Live Again, 1998
  • Lydia Cline, Locked in Silence, Showtime, 1999
  • Rose, Flowers for Algernon (also known as Charlie), CBS, 2000
  • Flo Owens, Picnic, CBS, 2000
  • Specials
  • Mrs. Wells, "No Means No," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1988
  • Die Harder: The Making of "Die Hard 2," 1990
  • Noreen, "The Gift," Directed By, Showtime, 1994
  • Presenter, Lifetime Presents: Disney's American Teacher Awards, Lifetime, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Clara, "The Nutcracker," Playhouse 90, 1958
  • "The Death Farm," Judd for the Defense, ABC, 1968
  • "My Father and My Mother," CBS Playhouse, CBS, 1968
  • Tina Granger, "The Deceivers," High Chaparral, NBC, 1968
  • Laurie Mansfield, "The Unwanted," Bonanza, NBC, 1969
  • Alice Harper, "Forever: Parts 1 & 2," Bonanza, NBC, 1972
  • Alice Hartman, "Love Came Laughing," Love Story, NBC, 1973
  • Edith Dayton-Thomas, "Death and the Maiden," Hawkins on Murder (also known as Hawkins), CBS, 1973
  • Sally Creighton, "The Quiet Room," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1993
  • Chairman Nancy McDonald, "Remittance Man" (also known as "World's Apart"), The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1995
  • Also appeared in The Defenders, CBS, Doogie Howser, M.D.; East-Side, West-Side, CBS; Naked City, ABC; appeared in speciallive presentations of Armstrong Circle Theatre, The Hallmark Hall of Fame, and United States Steel Hour.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Jackie, Dr. Praetorius, North Jersey Playhouse, 1957
  • Clara, The Nutcracker, New York City Ballet, 1961-1962 and 1962-1963
  • (Broadway debut) Kathy Lanen, Isle of Children, Cort Theatre, 1962
  • Wanda, Enter Laughing, Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, 1964
  • Pauline, The Playroom, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Sarah Mills, Happily Never After, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New YorkCity, 1966
  • Marlene Chambers, My Sweet Charlie, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1966
  • Laura, The Glass Menagerie, Inner City Repertory Theatre, Los Angeles, 1967
  • Nina, The Seagull, Inner City Repertory Theatre, 1968
  • Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Inner City Repertory Theatre, 1968
  • As You Like It, 1970
  • Songs
  • Recorded "The Best Things in Life Are Free," from They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, original soundtrack recording, ABC Records.
  • Other
  • Recorded Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?, Babbit, AnEvening with Raymond Carver, and Once in a Lifetime, for Los Angeles Classics Theatreworks.

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