Sally Kirkland Biography (1944-)

Born October 31, 1944, in New York, NY; daughter of Sally Kirkland (a fashioneditor); father in the scrap metal business; married Michael Jarrett, 1975 (divorced); married Mark Hebert, 1985 (divorced). Addresses: Agent: c/oDale Olson Assoc., 7420 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90046; Greene &Associates, 526 N. Larchmont Blvd., Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, director
Birth Details
October 31, 1944
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Crack in the Mirror, 1960
  • Dancer, Hey, Let's Twist, 1961
  • Beautiful woman, The Thirteen Most Beautiful Women, 1964
  • Sarah Lambert, Blue, 1968
  • Merry Lee, Futz!, 1969
  • Joann, Coming Apart, 1969
  • Brand X, 1970
  • Lou, Jump (also known as Fury on Wheels), 1971
  • Ann Graham, Going Home, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • Pony Dunbar, The Way We Were, Columbia, 1973
  • Fleet chick, Cinderella Liberty, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Crystal, The Sting, Universal, 1973
  • Patient, The Young Nurses (also known as Nightingale and Young L.A. Nurses), New World, 1973
  • Barney's woman, Big Bad Mama, New World, 1974
  • Wife in clinic, Candy Stripe Nurses (also known as Sweet Candy), Sultan Entertainment, 1974
  • Honey, Bite the Bullet, Columbia, 1975
  • Ella Mae Tucker, Crazy Mama, New World, 1975
  • Jane-Marie, prostitute, Breakheart Pass, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1975
  • (Uncredited) Tracks, 1976
  • Two-Street Betty, Pipe Dreams, AVCO-Embassy, 1976
  • Photographer, A Star Is Born, Warner Bros., 1976
  • Janet, Flush, 1977
  • La ilegal, 1979
  • Gwen, Hometown, U.S.A., Film Ventures International, 1979
  • Helga, Private Benjamin, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Store cashier, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, Universal, 1981
  • Hooker, Double Exposure, 1982
  • Katherine, Human Highway, Shakey, 1982
  • Sally, Love Letters (also known as My Love Letters and Passion Play), New World, 1983
  • Diane Paine, Fatal Games (also known as Killing Touch and Olympic Nightmare), 1984
  • Title role, Anna, Vestron, 1987
  • Hooker, Talking Walls (also known as Motel Vacancy), New World, 1987
  • Harriet, Crack in the Mirror (also known as White Hot), 1988
  • Melanie "Bambi" Rose, High Stakes (also known as Melanie Rose), Vidmark, 1989
  • Marion Easton, Paint It Black, Vestron, 1989
  • Maureen, Cold Feet, Avenue, 1989
  • Catherine Wade, Best of the Best, SVS/The Movie Group, 1989
  • Eleanora, "The Black Cat," Two Evil Eyes (also known as Due occhi diabolici), Taurus Entertainment, 1990
  • Rock star, Revenge, Columbia/New World, 1990
  • Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol, Aries, 1990
  • Willie Metcalfe, Bullseye!, RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1990
  • Herself, Schneeweissrosenrot (also known as Snowwhite Rosered), 1991
  • Rose Cheramie, JFK, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Joan, Prime Time Murder (also known as Stringer), 1992
  • Our Hollywood Education, 1992
  • Blast 'Em, 1992
  • Angelica, Forever, 1992
  • Lee Adams, In the Heat of Passion (also known as Heat of Passion), Concorde, 1992
  • The Player, Fine Line, 1992
  • Helen Poulas, Primary Motive, Fox Video, 1992
  • Emma, Hit the Dutchman, Vidmark, 1992
  • Monica Martel, Double Threat, American International, 1992
  • The Black Cat, 1993
  • Lori, Eye of the Stranger, Silver Lake International, 1993
  • Jenny, Cheatin' Hearts (also known as Paper Hearts), Trimark, 1993
  • Bennett, Gunmen, Dimension, 1994
  • Guns and Lipstick, 1995
  • Louise Doucette, Excess Baggage, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Mother ghost, Little Ghost, Paramount Home Video, 1997
  • Charlene Hunt, Amnesia, Amnesia Productions, 1997
  • Roberta Devereaux, Wilbur Falls (also known as Dead Silence), 1998
  • Dr. Kurtzwell, Paranoia, Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998
  • (Uncredited) Herself, Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's, Northern Arts Entertainment, 1998
  • Herself, It's All about You, 1998
  • Marilyn Monroe, The Island (also known as Norma Jean, Jack andMe), 1998
  • Jeanette, Edtv (also known as Ed TV), MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Detective Brook Murphy, Starry Night, Universal Studios Home Video, 1999
  • Herself, Men Named Milo, Women Named Greta, Atom Films, 2000
  • Penelope, Wish You Were Dead, Alive & Kicking Productions, 2000
  • The Boys behind the Desk, 2000
  • Audit, 2001
  • Elizabeth Malby, Out of the Black, Diversa Films, 2001
  • Doreen, Thank You, Good Night, Concorde-New Horizons, 2001
  • Helen, The Rose Technique, Forsyth Films, 2001
  • Katherine St. Croix, A Month of Sundays, PorchLight Entertainment,2001
  • Nana, The Chocolate Fairy, Tatblue Productions, 2001
  • Emilia, Mango Me, 2002
  • Eleanor, Firecracker, Dikenga Films, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Dialogue coach, Blue, 1968
  • Associate producer, Forever, 1992
  • Co-executive producer, Cheatin' Hearts (also known as Paper Hearts), Trimark, 1993
  • Associate producer, Amnesia, Amnesia Productions, 1997
  • Associate producer, Starry Night, Universal Studios Home Video, 1999
  • Director, The Boys behind the Desk, 2000
  • Executive producer, Audit, 2001
  • Associate producer, The Chocolate Fairy, Tatblue Productions, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Brenda, General Hospital, 1982
  • Helen Lawson, Valley of the Dolls, syndicated, 1994
  • Tracy Simpson, Days of Our Lives (also known as Cruise of Deception: Days of Our Lives), NBC, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Aggie, Captains and the Kings, ABC, 1976
  • Blossom, "Songs of Songs," Picture Windows (also known as Picture Windows: Language of the Heart), Showtime, 1995
  • Specials
  • Murder among Friends, Showtime, 1982
  • Agripina Gravanescu-Smith, Death and Taxes (also known as Trying Times), PBS, 1989
  • Truvy Jones, Steel Magnolias, CBS, 1990
  • Stand-up Comics Take a Stand!, The Family Channel, 1991
  • Star-athon '92: A Weekend with the Stars, syndicated, 1992
  • In a New Light, ABC, 1992
  • The All New Circus of the Stars and Side Show XVII, CBS, 1992
  • Baseball Relief: An All-Star Comedy Salute, Fox, 1993
  • Selma Bulkin, The Bulkin Trail, The Family Channel, 1993
  • The Golden Globe's 50th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1994
  • Claudia Jennings: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Movies
  • Mary, Death Scream (also known as The Woman Who Cried Murder and Streetkill), ABC, 1975
  • Wilma Floyd, The Kansas City Massacre, ABC, 1975
  • Jody, Griffin and Phoenix: A Love Story (also known as Today IsForever), ABC, 1976
  • Mrs. Canfield, Heat Wave (also known as Burn, Baby, Burn),TNT, 1990
  • Janet Smurl, The Haunted, Fox, 1991
  • Detective Camden, Double Jeopardy, Showtime, 1992
  • Sandee, The Woman Who Loved Elvis (also known as Graced Land and Graceland), ABC, 1993
  • Anita Cortez, Double Deception (also known as Kane and Crimes of Passion), NBC, 1993
  • Sydelle Pulaski, The Westing Game (also known as Get a Clue), Showtime, 1997
  • Linda, Brave New World, NBC, 1998
  • Roxie, Another Woman's Husband, Lifetime, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Mona Phillips, Shaughnessey, NBC, 1976
  • Della Bianco, Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model?, NBC,1977
  • Vivian Stark, The Georgia Peaches (also known as Follow That Car), CBS, 1980
  • Kate Stewart, Willow B: Women in Prison, ABC, 1980
  • Mother, Summer, CBS, 1984
  • Episodic
  • Betty Rowan, "Murder Is a Taxing Affair," Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1973
  • Gloria, "Cop in a Cage," Kojak, CBS, 1974
  • "The Big Dealers," Toma, ABC, 1974
  • "From out of the Darkness," The Rookies, ABC, 1975
  • Officer Joan Harley, "The Fifth Victim," Bronk, CBS, 1975
  • "Too Many Alibis," Petrocelli, NBC, 1975
  • Rita, "The Left Hand of the Devil," Baretta, ABC, 1976
  • Clara, "By Silence Betrayed," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • Sally, "Jack Looks for a Job," Three's Company, ABC, 1977
  • Shirley, "May the Horse Be with You," Kojak, CBS, 1978
  • Greta Wren, "Photo Finish," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1978
  • Margaret Hollinger, "A Child in Need," Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1978
  • Dr. Peterson, "Slaughter," Lou Grant, CBS, 1978
  • "Ladies in Waiting," Visions, PBS, 1979
  • "A Very Formal Heist," Super Train, NBC, 1979
  • Lonnie, "Caged Angel," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1979
  • B.A.D. Cats, ABC, 1980
  • Laurie Archer, "Taxi Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1981
  • "So Little Time," Insight, syndicated, 1982
  • "Law," Lou Grant, CBS, 1982
  • "The Betrayal," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1983
  • Suzana, "Vaclav Havel's Largo Desolato," Great Performances, PBS,1990
  • "Zero Hour," The Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1992
  • Mrs. Healey, "It's No Place Like Home for the Holidays," Roseanne,ABC, 1992
  • Flori, "Flori and Dori," Raven, 1993
  • Mrs. Healey, "It's a Boy," Roseanne, ABC, 1993
  • Evelyn Colby, "The Scent of Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995
  • Herself, The Howard Stern Show, syndicated, 1995
  • Matilda, "The Curse of the High Tide," High Tide, syndicated, 1996
  • Molly, "Goode Golly, Miss Molly," Goode Behavior, UPN, 1996
  • Tattoo lady, "Tattoo," The Nanny, CBS, 1996
  • Mrs. Garrington, "Bridal Suite," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997
  • Herself, The Howard Stern Show, syndicated, 1999
  • Professor Sherman, "Ancient History," Felicity, The WB, 1999
  • Professor Sherman, "Crash," Felicity, The WB, 1999
  • Professor Sherman, "Family Affairs," Felicity, The WB, 1999
  • Professor Sherman, "Portraits," Felicity, The WB, 1999
  • Also appeared as Dawnie's mother, "Best Laid Plans," Wasteland, ABC.
  • Other
  • Fade-In (also known as Iron Cowboy), 1968
  • Television Work
  • Coproducer, The Bulkin Trail, The Family Channel, 1993
  • Also directed episodes of the series Women: Stories of Passion, Showtime.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Step on a Crack, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1962
  • Bicycle Ride to Nevada, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1963
  • Marathon '33, American National Theatre and Academy, New York City, 1963
  • Cindy Sweetspent, The Love Nest, Writers' Stage, New York City, 1963
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Delacorte Mobile Theatre, 1964
  • The Bitch of Waverly Place, Bridge Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Title role, Fitz, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1966
  • Various roles, Tom Paine, Stage 73, New York City, 1968
  • Narrator, Futz!, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1968
  • The Girl, Sweet Eros, Gramercy Arts Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Miss Presson, Witness, Gramercy Arts Theatre, 1968
  • Young Girl, "The Noisy Passenger," One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger, Actors Playhouse, New York City, 1970
  • Delphine, The Justice Box, Theatre de Lys, 1971
  • Avis Honor, Delicate Champion, Forum Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • Nedda Lemon, Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?, Eastside Playhouse, New York City, 1971
  • Women Beware Women, City Center Acting Company, Good Faith-Shepherd Church, New York City, 1972
  • Marcia, Felix, Actors Studio, New York City, 1972
  • Lee, The Chickencoop Chinaman, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Canadian Gothic, Mark Taper Forum Lab, Los Angeles, 1974
  • Rona, Kennedy's Children, San Francisco, CA, 1976
  • In the Boom Boom Room, Los Angeles, 1981
  • These Men, Los Angeles Actors Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982
  • Woman Beware of Woman, off-Broadway production, 1985
  • Suzana, Largo Desolato, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Louise, Grotesque Love Stories, WPA Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Woman in Mind, Westport Playhouse, 1991
  • Southern Rapture, MET Theatre, Los Angeles, 1993
  • Nonnie Bruce and the Power She Calls Love (one-woman show), 1995
  • When I Was a Girl I Used to Scream and Shout, Odyssey Theatre, LosAngeles, 1999
  • Professor, The Powder Room Suite, Court Theater, West Hollywood, CA, 2000
  • Also appeared in Curse of the Starving Class, MET Theatre; These Women, LATC; as Viola, Twelfth Night, Marilyn Monroe Theatre; asMarilyn, The Tempest, off-Broadway production; in G. R. Pointand Mad Vincent, both Los Angeles premieres; and in Laundry in Bourbon, New York Actor's Studio.
  • Stage Work
  • Directed Private Wars, Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Lone Star, L.A. Actor's Studio, and Laundry in Bourbon, New York Actor'sStudio.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Hosted weekly radio show discussing spirituality and alternative health,broadcast on various California stations, c. 1997-98.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Appeared in Bobby Brown's music video "On Our Own."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People, April 4, 1988, pp. 75-78
    Electronic
    • Sally Kirkland Official Site, http://www.sallykirkland.com, May 24, 2002

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