Joanna Cassidy Biography (1944-)

Original name, Joanna Virginia Caskey; born August 2, 1944, in Camden, NJ; married Kennard C. Kobrin (a doctor), 1964 (divorced, 1974); children: two. Education: Attended Syracuse University. Addresses: Agent--Abrams Artists and Associates, 9200 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 1125, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Career: Actress. Member: Screen Actors Guild,American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award, best performance by an actress in a television series--comedy/musical, and Emmy Award nomination, outstanding actress in a comedy series, both 1984, for Buffalo Bill. Addresses: Agent: Abrams Artists and Associates, 9200 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 1125, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
August 2, 1944
Camden, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Regular performer, Shields and Yarnell, CBS, 1977
  • Selma "Books" Cassidy, Rollergirls, NBC, 1978
  • Deputy Morgan Wainwright, 240-Robert, ABC, 1979-80
  • Sally Bullock, Dallas, CBS, 1980-81
  • Elizabeth Nichols, The Family Tree, NBC, 1983
  • Jo-Jo White, Buffalo Bill, NBC, 1983-84
  • Elizabeth "Foxfire" Towne, Code Name: Foxfire, NBC, 1985
  • Laraine Bristol, Dudley(also known as Modern Times), CBS, 1993
  • Eleanor "Ellie" Mayfield, Hotel Malibu, CBS, 1994
  • Voice of Maggie Sawyer, Superman(also known as Superman: The Animated Series; animated), The WB, 1996-20
  • Miniseries
  • Marilee Gray, Hollywood Wives, ABC, 1985
  • Ann Heath, Grass Roots, NBC, 1992
  • Ruth, The Tommyknockers(also known as Stephen King's The Tommyknockers), ABC, 1993
  • Gina Brava, Tribe,[Australia], 1999
  • Helen, To Serve and Protect(also known as Family Shield), NBC, 1999
  • Movies
  • Camille Bettencourt, She's Dressed to Kill(also known as Someone's Killing the World's Greatest Models), NBC, 1979
  • Peggy Sager, Reunion, CBS, 1980
  • Patricia "Pat" Winslow, Invitation to Hell, ABC, 1984
  • Elizabeth "Foxfire" Towne, Code Name: Foxfire(also known as Slay It Again, Sam), NBC, 1985
  • Lillian Benton, Pleasures, ABC, 1986
  • Sue Roberts, The Children of Times Square, ABC, 1986
  • Allison Shapiro, Nightmare at Bitter Creek(also known as BitterCreek), CBS, 1988
  • Barbara Hobart, Das Rattennest(also known as A Father's Revenge and The Rescue), [West Germany (now Germany)], 1988
  • Laura MacKenzie, Wheels of Terror(also known as Terror in Copper County and Terror in Napa Valley), USA Network, 1990
  • Mrs. Porter, "A Girl of the Limberlost," WonderWorks Family Movie,PBS, 1990
  • Alana Powers, Live! From Death Row, Fox, 1992
  • Geneva Overholser, Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story(also known as The Rape of Nancy Ziegenmeyer and Taking Back My Life), CBS, 1992
  • Janice Bodine, Perfect Family, USA Network, 1992
  • Linda Robinson, Barbarians at the Gate(also known as Barbariansat the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco), HBO, 1993
  • Halley "Kit" Kittredge, The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.(alsoknown as The Rockford Files: I Love L.A.), CBS, 1994
  • Hannah Pierson, Sleep, Baby, Sleep, ABC, 1995
  • Judge Martha Knowlton, Eye of the Stalker(also known as Eye ofthe Stalker: A Moment of Truth Movie), 1995
  • Narrator, Crystal Cave(also known as The Crystal Cave: Lessonsfrom the Teachings of Merlin), 1996
  • Helena Newman, The Second Civil War, HBO, 1997
  • Julie, "1974," If These Walls Could Talk, HBO, 1997
  • Elaine Greer, Circle of Deceit, ABC, 1998
  • Specials
  • Celebrity Football Classic, NBC, 1979
  • Host, Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toontown,1988
  • Claudia Reese, Bar Girls, CBS, 1990
  • Linda Jurgenson, "Other Mothers," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1993
  • Narrator, Sex, Power, and the Workplace(also known as Sexual Harassment in the Workplace), PBS, 1993
  • Narrator, Beyond the Human Senses, The Learning Channel, 2000
  • Also appeared in Battle of the Network Stars, ABC.
  • Episodic
  • (Uncredited) Model, "Two Thousand," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1972
  • (Uncredited) Stewardess, "Movie," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1973
  • (Uncredited) Stewardess, "The Western," Mission: Impossible, CBS,1973
  • Beverly, "High School Reunion," Taxi, ABC, 1978
  • Monique/Harry, "The Avenger," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1978
  • "Warning--I May Be Hazardous to Your Health," Trapper John, M.D.,CBS, 1979
  • Eve Murphy, Strike Force, ABC, 1981
  • Katherine Demery, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1981
  • Stacy, "Hula Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1981
  • Christine Donovan, "Nurses' Night Out," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983
  • Mona, Drexell's Class(also known as Oh No, Not Drexell!and Shut Up, Kids), Fox, 1991
  • "The Lonely One," The Ray Bradbury Theater, USA Network, 1992
  • Solvang Planey, "The Three Amigos," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1992
  • Judge Carolyn Walker, "Eli's Gumming," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993
  • Storytime, PBS, 1994
  • Judge Carolyn Walker, "He Ain't Guilty, He's My Brother," L.A.Law, NBC, 1994
  • Judge Carolyn Walker, "Whistle Stop," L.A. Law, NBC, 1994
  • Liz Charles, "Who Killed the Beauty Queen?," Burke's Law, CBS,1994
  • Willie Greenwood, "Roadkill," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Lucy Binder, "Here's to You, Mrs. Binder," Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1995
  • "The Other Woman," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997
  • Kate Reilly (Samantha's mother), "Desperately Seeking Samantha," Melrose Place, Fox, 1997
  • Kate Reilly (Samantha's mother), "The Light at the End of the Tumble," Melrose Place, Fox, 1997
  • Maggie Sawyer, "World's Finest," Batman: Gotham Knights(animated), The WB, 1997
  • Dr. Madison Wesley, "Sleeping Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999
  • Herself, Dudley Moore: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Meg Cleary, "Quality of Mercy," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX TV, 1999
  • Claire, "In Her Footsteps," Hollywood Off-Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Lewis's boss, "Justice," D.C., The WB, 2000
  • Also appeared in episodes of Hart to Hart, ABC; Lou Grant,CBS; and The Love Boat, ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Appeared in Second Stage.
  • Film Appearances
  • Prime Time, Essanjay, 1960
  • (Uncredited) Bit part, Bullitt, Warner Bros., 1968
  • Fools, Cinerama, 1970
  • Monica, The Laughing Policeman(also known as An Investigation of Murder), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Rita, The Outfit(also known as Good Guys Always Win), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973
  • Eleonora, Bank Shot, United Artists, 1974
  • Il medaglione insanguinato(also known as The Cursed Medallion, Night Child, Il medaglione insanguinato--Perche?, and Perche?!), Film Ventures, 1975
  • The Stepford Wives, Columbia, 1975
  • Joe Mason, Stay Hungry, United Artists, 1976
  • Laura Birdwell, The Late Show, Warner Bros., 1977
  • Lisa Allen, American Raspberry(also known as Prime Time), Cannon, 1977
  • Patti Johnson, Stunts(also known as Who Is Killing the Stuntmen?), New Line Cinema, 1977
  • Sheila, Our Winning Season, American International Pictures, 1978
  • Julie Miller, Night Games(also known as Love Games and Jeux erotiques de nuit), American International Pictures, 1980
  • Sheila Michaels, The Glove(also known as Blood Mad and The Glove: Lethal Terminator), Pro International, 1980
  • Zhora, Blade Runner, Warner Bros., 1982
  • Claire Stryder, Under Fire, Orion, 1983
  • Terry Hamlin, Club Paradise, Warner Bros., 1986
  • Irina Vassilievna, The Fourth Protocol, J. Arthur Rank, 1987
  • Dolores, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Ev, 1969, Atlantic Entertainment Group, 1988
  • Eileen Gallagher, The Package, Orion, 1989
  • Jean, Where the Heart Is, Buena Vista, 1990
  • Lorraine, May Wine, Fox Home Video, 1991
  • Rose Lindsey, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, WarnerBros., 1991
  • Erica Darby, All-American Murder, Prism Entertainment, 1992
  • Erin Randall, Lonely Hearts, LIVE Home Video, 1992
  • Lucy, Landslide, Republic Pictures, 1992
  • The Ticket(short film), Jane Balfour Films, 1994
  • Dewey, Vampire in Brooklyn, Paramount, 1995
  • Maggie McDermott, Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Elenore, Loved, Imperial Entertainment, 1997
  • The first lady, Executive Power, Naegle-derrick Productions, 1997
  • Laura Venier, Dangerous Beauty(also known as A Destiny of Her Own), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Moonglow, Latitude 20 Pictures, 2000
  • (Uncredited) The Right Temptation, Showcase Entertainment, 2000
  • Anthrax, Eagle Pictures, 2001
  • Ghosts of Mars(also known as John Carpenter's Ghost of Mars), Screen Gems, 2001

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