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This lovely, fresh-faced Lincoln, Nebraska native was born on December 6, 1962, to stalwart Texans Turner and Janice Gauntt. The younger of two children, she grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and trained, while a child, in ballet, tap, theater, and modeling (from age 3). A cheer leading beauty into her teens, she moved with her mother to study at New ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Jessie Deighan
(1993)
Northern Exposure
Northern Exposure Maggie O'Connell / Marina / Mary O'Keefe
(1990-1995)
Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Nancy Beth Marmillion
(1989)
Leave It to Beaver
Leave It to Beaver June Cleaver
(1997)

Filmography

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 2018 Runnin' from my Roots (post-production)
Anne Whitfield Barnes
 2016 Occupy, Texas
Mrs. Thomas
 2015/II Solace
Elizabeth Clancy
 2015 The Ivy League Farmer
Ella Gilbert
 2009 Maggie's Passage
Jenny Sirron
 2008-2009 Friday Night Lights (TV Series)
Katie McCoy
- Underdogs (2009) ... Katie McCoy
- A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (2008) ... Katie McCoy
- The Giving Tree (2008) ... Katie McCoy
- Game of the Week (2008) ... Katie McCoy
- New York, New York (2008) ... Katie McCoy
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Victoria Grall
- Inconceivable (2008) ... Victoria Grall
 2007 Primal Doubt (TV Movie)
Jean Harper
 2006 The Night of the White Pants
Barbara Hagan
 2006 Miracle Dogs Too (Video)
Paula Wells
 2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (TV Movie)
Ranger Kay Austin
 2004 Birdie & Bogey
Amy
 2004 Trip in a Summer Dress (Short)
Mama
 2004 No Regrets
The Actor Playing Cheryl
 2000-2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Dr. Dana Stowe
- Discharged (2002) ... Dr. Dana Stowe
- Compassionate Release (2002) ... Dr. Dana Stowe
- Heartbeat (2002) ... Dr. Dana Stowe
- Stages (2002) ... Dr. Dana Stowe
- Outcomes (2002) ... Dr. Dana Stowe
 2000 Dr. T & the Women
Dorothy Chambliss
 1999 A Secret Affair (TV Movie)
Vanessa Shaw
 1999 Fatal Error (TV Movie)
Dr. Samantha Carter
 1998 Beauty (TV Movie)
Alix Miller
 1998 Circle of Deceit (TV Movie)
Terry Silva
 1997 The Curse of Inferno
Layla Moanes
 1997 Leave It to Beaver
June Cleaver
 1997 Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (TV Movie)
Anna Brewster-Morgan
 1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Maggie O'Connell / Marina / Mary O'Keefe
- Tranquility Base (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
- Let's Dance (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
- Ursa Minor (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
- Balls (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
- Buss Stop (1995) ... Maggie O'Connell
 1993 Cliffhanger
Jessie Deighan
 1990 The Ambulance
Cheryl
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Michelle
- Catch a Falling Star - May 21, 1979 (1989) ... Michelle
 1989 Steel Magnolias
Nancy Beth Marmillion
 1988 Monkey Shines
Linda Aikman
 1986 Tai-Pan
Shevaun Tillman
 1986 Another World (TV Series)
Patricia Kirkland
- Episode dated 28 May 1986 (1986) ... Patricia Kirkland
 1986 Knights of the City
Brooke
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Karen Forester
- KITTnap (1985) ... Karen Forester
 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Theresa Gianni
- The Big Squeeze (1985) ... Theresa Gianni
 1984 Glitter (TV Series)
- Illusions (1984)
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Christine Stanton
- Bonecrunch (1984) ... Christine Stanton
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Hollywood Woman
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Hollywood Woman
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Gina / Teri
- The Good, the Bad, and the Priceless (1984) ... Gina / Teri
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Cindy
- Take the Credit and Run (1984) ... Cindy
 1983 Boone (TV Series)
Maggie
- Words and Music (1983) ... Maggie
 1982-1983 General Hospital (TV Series)
Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 21 November 1983 (1983) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 26 October 1983 (1983) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 30 November 1982 (1982) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 15 June 1982 (1982) ... Laura Templeton
- Episode dated 14 June 1982 (1982) ... Laura Templeton
 1983 Happy Days (TV Series)
Debbie
- Where the Guys Are (1983) ... Debbie
 1983 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Sondra
- Birthday Party (1983) ... Sondra
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Beatrice 'Betsy' Dunvar
- The Man in the Iron Shorts/The Victims/Heavens to Betsy (1982) ... Beatrice 'Betsy' Dunvar
 1982 Young Doctors in Love
Soap Cameos
 1981 Mr. Merlin (TV Series)
Sheila
- All About Sheila (1981) ... Sheila
 1981 Behind the Screen (TV Series)
Janie-Claire Willow (1981-1982)
 1980-1981 Dallas (TV Series)
Susan
- End of the Road: Part 1 (1981) ... Susan
- The Venezuelan Connection (1980) ... Susan
- No More Mister Nice Guy: Part 2 (1980) ... Susan
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Other Works:

Book: "Holding Her Head High: 12 Single Mothers Who Championed Their Children and Changed History". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater. See more »

Trivia:

Had a horse named Maggie. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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