Morgan Fairchild Biography (1950-)

Original name, Patsy Ann McClenny; born February 3, 1950, in Dallas, TX; daughter of Edward Milton and Martha Jane (a high school English teacher; maidenname, Hartt) McClenny; sister of Cathryn Hartt (an actress; original name, Cathy Jane McClenny); married, 1967 (divorced, 1973).

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
February 3, 1950
Dallas, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Skye Bullene, Geniuses, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, 1982
  • Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Theatre at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1982
  • Night of 100 Stars II (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Theatre at Radio City Music Hall, 1985
  • Night of 100 Stars III (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Theatre at Radio City Music Hall, 1990
  • Crimes of the Heart, Falcon Theatre, Los Angeles, 1999
  • High Infidelity, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Also appeared in productions of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Good-Bye Charlie.
  • Film Appearances
  • A Bullet for Pretty Boy, American International Pictures, 1970
  • Jamie, The Seduction, Avco-Embassy, 1981
  • Jamie Douglas (in archival footage), Terror in the Aisles (also known as Time for Terror), 1984
  • Dottie, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Raysha, Red-Headed Stranger, 1986
  • Catherine Van Buren, Campus Man, Paramount, 1987
  • Jane Mallory and Sharon, Deadly Illusion (also known as I LoveYou to Death and Love You to Death), 1987
  • The queen, Sleeping Beauty (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: Sleeping Beauty), Cannon, 1987
  • Lisa, Midnight Cop (also known as Killing Blue), Vidmark, 1989
  • Mayor Karen Wilton, Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge, Fries, 1989
  • Gina, Mob Boss, 1990
  • Leslie Phillips, Even Angels Fall, 1992
  • Stewardess, Freaked (also known as Hideous Mutant Freekz),1993
  • Beth Chaney, Body Chemistry 3 (also known as Body Chemistry III: Point of Seduction and Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry), NewHorizons Home Video, 1994
  • Camella Swales, Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (also known asVirgin Hunters), Paramount, 1994
  • Herself, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Paramount, 1994
  • District attorney, Criminal Hearts, Libra Home Entertainment, 1995
  • Peyton, Venus Rising, IRS Releasing, 1995
  • Sister Fabijana Zovko, Gospa!, Penland Co., 1995
  • Bimbo Movie Bash, Amazing Fantasy Entertainment, 1997
  • Herself, Holy Man, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Shattered Illusions, Best Pictures/World Wide Films, 1998
  • Lorraine, Nice Guys Sleep Alone, Asylum, 1999
  • Mrs. Kirtland, Held for Ransom, Cutting Edge Entertainment, 2000
  • Mrs. Miller, Unshackled, Nantucket Limited, 2000
  • Peril (also known as The Cursed), Artist View Entertainment, 2000
  • Teddy Bears' Picnic (also known as Call o' the Glen), Visionbox Pictures, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Double for Faye Dunaway, Bonnie and Clyde, Warner Bros., 1967
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jennifer Phillips (some sources cite Jennifer Pace), Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1973-1977
  • Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle, Flamingo Road, NBC, 1981-1982
  • Host, The Shape of Things, NBC, 1982
  • Racine, Paper Dolls, ABC, 1984
  • On Top All over the World, syndicated, 1985
  • Jordan Roberts, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1985-1986
  • Sydney Chase/Debbie Tompkins, The City (also known as Loving), ABC, 1995-1996
  • Miniseries
  • Myrna Savitch, 79 Park Avenue (also known as Harold Robbins' 79Park Avenue), NBC, 1977
  • Dulcie Warren, The Dream Merchants, syndicated, 1980
  • Burdetta Halloran, North and South, ABC, 1985
  • Burdetta Halloran, North and South, Book II, ABC, 1986
  • Irene Adler, Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (also known as The Golden Years of Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes and the Merry Widow), syndicated, 1992
  • Movies
  • Jennifer, The Initiation of Sarah, ABC, 1978
  • Dana Morgan, Murder in Music City (also known as The Country Music Murders and The Country Western Murders), NBC, 1979
  • Lisa Eddington, The Memory of Eva Ryker, CBS, 1980
  • Stella Walker, The Girl, the Gold Watch, and Dynamite, syndicated,1981
  • Judy Wellman, Honeyboy, NBC, 1982
  • Lady Marian, The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood, ABC, 1984
  • Renee DeSalles, Time Bomb, NBC, 1984
  • Laura Cassidy/Eva Bomberg, Street of Dreams, CBS, 1988
  • Lucy, The Haunting of Sarah Hardy, USA Network, 1989
  • Loretta, How to Murder a Millionaire (also known as Bad Times in Beverly Hills, The Beverly Hills Get Rich Quick Murders, TheCouch Potato Murders, and Your Money or Your Wife), CBS, 1990
  • Paula Preston, Menu for Murder (also known as Murder at the PTALuncheon), CBS, 1990
  • Magenta Hart, Writer's Block, USA Network, 1991
  • Alana Westbrook, Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (also known as Perry Mason: The Case of the Unhappy Birthday), NBC, 1993
  • Satin Chow, Based on an Untrue Story, Fox, 1993
  • Valerie St. Vincent, Dead Man's Island, CBS, 1996
  • Diana Adams, Into the Arms of Danger, NBC, 1997
  • Specials
  • Host, Battle of the Network Stars XIV, 1980
  • Host, Women Who Rate a "10," NBC, 1981
  • Bob Hope's Spring Fling of Comedy and Glamour, NBC, 1981
  • Ringmaster, Circus of the Stars #7, CBS, 1982
  • Billy Crystal Comedy Hour, NBC, 1982
  • Bob Hope's Stars over Texas, NBC, 1982
  • Bob Hope's Women I Love--Beautiful but Funny, NBC, 1982
  • Magic with the Stars, NBC, 1982
  • Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), ABC, 1982
  • Whatever Became of ... ?, ABC, 1982
  • Battle of the Network Stars, ABC, 1983
  • Bob Hope Goes to College, NBC, 1983
  • The Magic of David Copperfield, CBS, 1983
  • Host, Blondes versus Brunettes, ABC, 1984
  • Love Boat Fall Preview Party, ABC, 1984
  • Bob Hope Lampoons Television 1985, NBC, 1985
  • Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz, 1985
  • Night of 100 Stars II (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), ABC, 1985
  • Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed, ABC, 1985
  • Bob Hope Lampoons the New TV Scene, NBC, 1986
  • Sex, Violence and Values: Changing Images, ABC, 1986
  • Texas 150: A Celebration Special, ABC, 1986
  • Anchor (with others), The National AIDS Awareness Test: What Do You Know about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome?, syndicated, 1987
  • Host, Our Planet Tonight, NBC, 1987
  • Bob Hope's Christmas Show, NBC, 1987
  • Happy Birthday, Hollywood!, ABC, 1987
  • Host, The Mrs. America Pageant, ABC, 1988
  • Disney's Magic in the Magic Kingdom (also known as Magic in theMagic Kingdom), NBC, 1988
  • Friday Night Surprise! (also known as Surprise!), NBC, 1988
  • Hope News Network (also known as Bob Hope's News Network),NBC, 1988
  • Sea World's All-Star, Lone Star Celebration (also known as NewFriends ... Sea World Comes to Texas), CBS, 1988
  • Stand-Up Comics Take a Stand, The Family Channel, 1989
  • Bob Hope Lampoons Show Business, NBC, 1990
  • Happy Birthday, Bugs: 50 Looney Years (also known as HollywoodCelebrates Bugs Bunny's 50th Birthday), CBS, 1990
  • Night of 100 Stars III (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), NBC, 1990
  • Catherine Harcourt, Just Desserts, ABC, 1992
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1988
  • The Second Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1988
  • Episodic
  • Allison, "Hair Trigger Away," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • Cynthia, "My Fair Fonzie," Happy Days, ABC, 1977
  • Felice Winters, "Daughters of Evil," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1977
  • Linda/Bianca, "Grand Delusion," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1977
  • "Downshift," Switch, CBS, 1977
  • "Fantasies," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1977
  • "A Point of View," Rafferty, CBS, 1977
  • "The Yacht Club Incident," Happy Days, ABC, 1977
  • Rosetti and Ryan, NBC, 1977
  • Jenna Wade, "Old Acquaintances," Dallas, CBS, 1978
  • Scotty McKay, "A Dangerous Affair," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1978
  • Susan Taylor, "Mork's First Christmas," Mork & Mindy, ABC, 1978
  • Susan Taylor, "Mork's Seduction," Mork & Mindy, ABC, 1978
  • "Murder with Pretty People," Police Woman, NBC, 1978
  • "Night of the Clones," Amazing Spider-Man, CBS, 1978
  • Sweepstakes, NBC, 1978
  • Susan Taylor, "Mork Goes Erk," Mork & Mindy, ABC, 1979
  • "Romance," Time Express, CBS, 1979
  • "The Venus Microbe," A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979
  • Big Shamus, Little Shamus, CBS, 1979
  • Selene, "Makin' Tracks," Young Maverick, CBS, 1980
  • Alex Houston, "Emeralds Are Not a Girl's Best Friend," Simon and Simon, CBS, 1982
  • Catherine Hailey, "Ki'i''s Don't Lie," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982
  • Julia St. Martin (Kelly Green), "TV or Not TV," Murphy Brown, CBS,1989
  • "Macho Stupid Guy Time," My Two Dads, NBC, 1989
  • Attitudes, Lifetime, 1989
  • Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, syndicated, 1989
  • Marla, "It's No Place Like Home for the Holidays," Roseanne, ABC,1992
  • Marla, "Ladies' Choice," Roseanne, ABC, 1992
  • Marla, "Stand on Your Man," Roseanne, ABC, 1992
  • Iris Novaro, "Murder at a Discount," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993
  • Miranda, "Pheromone, My Lovely," Lois & Clark: The New Adventuresof Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1993
  • Caroline, Robin's Hoods, syndicated, 1994
  • June Ward, "Who Killed Romeo?" Burke's Law, CBS, 1994
  • Pamela Dorn, "My Four Husbands," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994
  • Zoe, "Best Friends," Empty Nest, NBC, 1994
  • Nora Tyler Bing, "The One with Mrs. Bing," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • Andrea Thorpe, "As the World Turns to Crap," Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Andrea Thorpe, "Wedding Bell Blues," Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Andrea Thorpe, "A Who's Who for What's His Name," Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Andrea Thorpe, "Let's Stalk," Cybill, CBS, 1997
  • Andrea Thorpe, "The Piano," Cybill, CBS, 1997
  • Jackie Sykes, "My Dinner with Andrew," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997
  • Mona DuBois, "Gigolo Guy," Head over Heels, UPN, 1997
  • Herself, "Bridesface Revisited," The Naked Truth, NBC, 1997
  • Herself, "Obsession," Night Stand (also known as Dick Dietrich's Night Stand), syndicated, 1997
  • Nora Bing, "The One with the Thanksgiving Flashbacks," Friends, NBC, 1998
  • Lady Pretensia, "Thing's Romance," The New Addams Family, Fox Family Channel and Fox Kids, 1999
  • Herself, "Three Days to a Kill," V.I.P., syndicated, 1999
  • Jackie, "Dharma Does Dallas," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001
  • Nora Tyler Bing, "The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Parts 1 & 2," Friends, NBC, 2001
  • Appeared as Jenny Boyer in "Farnsworth's Fling/I Remember Helen/Merrill,Melanie, and Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith/Three in Bed: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC; also appeared in Home Improvement, ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Kate Harper and Carla Wade, Concrete Cowboys (also known as Ramblin' Man), CBS, 1979
  • Suzy, Escapade, CBS, 1979
  • Constance Weldon, Flamingo Road, NBC, 1980
  • Hotel, ABC, 1983
  • Other
  • Irmgard Hoelzl, Das Paradies am Ende der Berge, 1993
  • Commander Sigrid Ivarsdattar, Star Command, 1996
  • Teenager Confidential, 1998
  • Babylonia, I Was a Teenage Faust, Showtime, 2001
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Malibu, 1990
  • For Love Alone, 1992
  • Single, White Female, Audio Renaissance, 1992
  • Videos
  • Morgan Fairchild Stress Management Program, 1991
  • Video Games
  • Multimedia Celebrity Poker, New World Computing/Dreamers Guild, 1995
  • WRITINGS
  • (With Deborah Patton) Morgan Fairchild's Super Looks, Pocket Books(New York City), 1984

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Persky, Mort, editor, One Woman: Morgan Fairchild, 1983
    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, October 19, 1998, p. 14
    • TV Guide, January 13, 1996

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