Fast Facts

  • Made TV debut in 1977 portraying Jackie Kennedy in The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • Appeared in Wendy Wasserstein's 1983 play Isn't It Romantic at Playwrights Horizons.
  • Played Mrs. Bueller in the early '90s TV series Ferris Bueller, a short-lived adaptation of the big-screen hit that also starred Jennifer Aniston.
  • Involved in Stillpoint Family Resources, a non-profit organization that provides education and counseling to families in crisis.
  • Interviewed more than 20 accomplished directors and playwrights while researching her master's thesis on the actor's role in American new play development.


  • Stanford University, Stanford California, United States (BA in Drama, 1974); California State University, Northridge, California, United States (MA in Theatre, 2006)

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  • Birth Name: Cristine Sue Rose
  • Birth Place: Lynwood, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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