- Was discovered in an elevator by a talent agent.
- With her husband, founded Dove Audio Inc., which produced books on tape.
- Was considered for the role of Sandy in the film Grease, after Susan Dey turned it down.
- Her role in the 1976 made-for-TV movie Nightmare in Badham County made her a huge star in China.
- Toured China promoting the Hollywood film industry.
- Passed away at 59 of leukemia.
- 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
- 1993, Grammy — Best Spoken Word Album For Children: Winner
- Michael Viner — Ex-husband
- Trudy Marshall — Mother
- Taylor Rose Viner — Daughter
- William Raffin — Brother
- Phillip Raffin — Father
- Judy Holston — Sister
- Attended L.A. Valley College, Valley Glen, CA
- Birth Name: Deborah Iona Raffin
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
- Birthday: March 13, 1953, Pisces
- Died: November 21, 2012
- Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
Trending TonightSee all »
Everyone's most recent TV obsession was the hot topic on the Emmys red carpet