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Fast Facts

  • Worked as a model before launching her acting career.
  • Her leg was used in the iconic publicity poster for the 1967 film The Graduate. Later starred as Mrs. Robinson in a stage production of The Graduate in 2001.
  • Played a transsexual in the short-lived 1977 satirical soap opera All That Glitters.
  • Made her directorial debut with an episode of Dallas.
  • Voted Woman of the Year by the Hollywood Radio and Television Society in 1982.
  • Served as a United Nations ambassador from 1997 to 2007.
  • Launched the production company L.G. Productions.
  • In 2012, returned to her career-defining role as Sue Ellen Ewing in the TNT series Dallas, a revamping of the original show.

Awards

  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Ed Thrasher — Ex-husband
  • Jeff Thrasher — Son
  • Kehly Gray Sloane — Daughter

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Details

  • Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA
  • Birthday: September 12, 1940, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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