Gail Strickland Biography (1947?-)

Born May 18, 1947 (some sources say 1946), in Birmingham, AL; daughter of Lynn (a tire shop owner) and Theodosia Strickland. Addresses: Contact: c/o 14732 Oracle Place, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

Birth Details
May 18, 1947?
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Mavis Kilbourne, The Drowning Pool, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Pauline, Bound for Glory, United Artists, 1976
  • Roz, Bittersweet Love, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1976
  • B. J. Rudolph, One on One, Warner Bros., 1977
  • The Baron (also known as Baron Wolfgang von Tripps and Black Cue), Paragon, 1977
  • Charmian, Who'll Stop the Rain (also known as Dog Soldiers), United Artists, 1978
  • Bonnie Mae, Norma Rae, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Helen Rhodes, Uncommon Valor, Paramount, 1983
  • Jessica Brenner, Lies, Sandstar, 1983
  • Las Vegas lady, Oxford Blues, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1984
  • Ambassador Marietta St. John, Protocol, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Myrna King, Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (also known asHyper Sapien), Warner Bros., 1986
  • Marie Foster, The Man in the Moon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991
  • Yvonne, Three of Hearts, New Line Cinema, 1993
  • Pam, When a Man Loves a Woman (also known as Cuando un hombre ama a una mujer and To Have and to Hold), Buena Vista, 1994
  • The Mrs., How to Make an American Quilt, Universal, 1995
  • Esther MacInerney, The American President, Columbia, 1995
  • Victoria Eastman, Quality Time (also known as For What It's Worth), MCA/Universal, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dorcas Trilling, Dark Shadows, ABC, 1969
  • Dr. Robards, a recurring role, Emerald Point N.A.S., CBS, 1984
  • Alice West, The Insiders, ABC, 1985
  • Principal Joan Courtney, What a Country, syndicated, 1986
  • Marilyn McGrath, Heartbeat, ABC, 1988-1989
  • Olive Bray/Olive Jeanne Davis, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993
  • Justice Deborah Szwark, First Monday, CBS, 2002
  • Movies
  • Paula, My Father's House, ABC, 1975
  • Peggy Thornton, The Gathering, ABC, 1977
  • Dorothy, A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story, NBC, 1978
  • Gwen Bowers, The President's Mistress, CBS, 1978
  • Vicki Gordon, Ski Lift to Death (also known as Snowblind),CBS, 1978
  • Marlene, Letters from Frank, CBS, 1979
  • Peggy, The Gathering Part II, NBC, 1979
  • Vicky, King Crab, ABC, 1980
  • Jean Christensen, Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case, CBS, 1980
  • Mary Coggins, A Matter of Life and Death, CBS, 1981
  • Adele, My Body, My Child, ABC, 1982
  • Anna, Eleanor, First Lady of the World, CBS, 1982
  • Abbie, Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice, CBS, 1982
  • Nancy Gilliam, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (also known as Starflight One), ABC, 1983
  • Roberta Hampton, Silent Cries (also known as Guests of the Emperor), NBC, 1993
  • Mrs. Mills, Spies, Disney Channel, 1993
  • Ruth, A Mother's Prayer, USA, 1995
  • Betsey Cushing Roosevelt Whitney, Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story (also known as Life of the Party: Pamela Harriman), Lifetime, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Fiona Cawley, The Burden of Proof (also known as Scott Turow'sThe Burden of Proof), ABC, 1992
  • Amanda, Remember (also known as Barbara Taylor Bradford's "Remember"), NBC, 1993
  • Specials
  • Mrs. Watson, Amy and the Angel, ABC, 1981
  • Melinda, On Our Way, CBS, 1985
  • Kay Webb, An Enemy among Us, CBS, 1987
  • Pilots
  • Gail Stevens, Ellery Queen (also known as Too Many Suspects), NBC, 1975
  • Heather, The Dark Side of Innocence (also known as The Hancocks), NBC, 1976
  • Sally Benjamin-Tree, The Six of Us, NBC, 1982
  • Sheila Gardner, Night Court, NBC, 1984
  • Marilyn McGrath, Heartbeat, ABC, 1988
  • Episodic
  • Sister Ann, "Almost a Nun's Story," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, CBS, 1973
  • "Country Boy," Police Story, NBC, 1974
  • Elena Lewis, "Killer at Sea," Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1974
  • Forbes, "How to Steal a Masterpiece," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1974
  • Courtney Simpson, "Jerry Robinson Crusoe," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1974
  • Laura Mayo, "Silent Kill," Harry O, ABC, 1975
  • Beverly Shore, "The Voice of Thunder," The Rookies, ABC, 1975
  • Courtney Simpson, "My Boy Guillermo," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976
  • "Justice Deferred," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • "The Devil & the Deep Blue Sea," Westside Medical, ABC, 1977
  • Liz Harrison, "Scandal," Lou Grant, CBS, 1978
  • "Deadly Impact," Walking Tall, NBC, 1981
  • Helen Whitfield, "Bottoms Up," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1981
  • Helen, "Siege of 31 August," Darkroom, ABC, 1981
  • Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1982
  • Lois Hart, Nine to Five, ABC, 1982
  • Julia, "Give My Regrets to Broadway," Alice, CBS, 1982
  • Gail Kennedy, "Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • Agatha "Aggy" Wainwright, "Flying down to Rio," Hardcastle & McCormick, ABC, 1983
  • Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1984
  • Dorothy Canell, "Ladies Man," Family Ties, NBC, 1984
  • "The Other Side of Oneness," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • (Uncredited) "St. Louis: Win or Lose," Lottery!, ABC, 1984
  • Becky Guest, "The Ballad of Ray Claxton," Fame, syndicated, 1984
  • Veronica Robinson, "Winds of War," Dallas, CBS, 1985
  • Veronica Robinson, "Shattered Dreams," Dallas, CBS, 1985
  • Veronica Robinson, "Terms of Estrangement," Dallas, CBS, 1985
  • Mildred Frances, "She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1986
  • Kate Hollander, "Steal Me a Story," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987
  • Billie Harwood, "A Dream of Wild Horses," Highway to Heaven, NBC,1987
  • WIOU, 1991
  • Lisa Wharton, "The Pound and the Fury," Civil Wars, ABC, 1991
  • Ellen Gorham, "Promises to Keep," Law & Order, NBC, 1993
  • Alixus, "Paradise," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1994
  • Katherine Andrews, "Otherwise Engaged," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994
  • Katherine Andrews, "The Two Mrs. Mancinis," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994
  • Landis, "The Chaperone," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994
  • Edith Peabody, "To Kill a Legend," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Landis, "The Switch," Seinfeld, NBC, 1995
  • Olive Jeanne Davis, "Ready or Not," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1995
  • US Ambassador Bartlett, "War Cries," JAG, NBC, 1995
  • Katherine Andrews, "Nice Work If You Can Get It," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
  • Katherine Andrews, "Sole Sister," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
  • Katherine Andrews, "Escape from L.A.," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
  • Olive Jeanne Davis, "Colleen's Paper," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,CBS, 1997
  • Dr. Janet Monroe, "Forgotten People," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1997
  • Grace Carter-Welman, "Over the Edge," The Pretender, NBC, 1997
  • Support group counselor, "Turpis Capillus Annus (Bad Hair Day)," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1998
  • Katherine Andrews, "Fiddling on the Roof," Melrose Place, Fox, 1998
  • Melinda Mosconi, "Birthright," Profiler, NBC, 1998
  • "Imagine: Parts 1 & 2," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998
  • Shirley, "Playing Through," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999
  • Evelyn Lombard, "You Can't Hurry Love," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • Dr. Renee Spielman, "The Peace of Wild Things," ER, NBC, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Status Quo Vadis, 1973
  • Laura, The Father, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Also appeared in I Won't Dance; Nasty Rumors; Final Remarks; Salt Lake City Skyline, Public Theater; Same Time, Next Year, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; Gethsemen Springs, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles; and To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, Mark Taper Forum.

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