Loretta Swit


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  • Birth Place: Passaic, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/04/1937, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: Portrait of Death

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Portrait of Death
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Length: 46:23
Aired: 1/16/1994

Artist Kim Mitchell doesn't get along with gallery owner Philip Jovet. When someone murders Jovet using one of Kim's sculptures, Jessica investigates. watch

VIDEO: Hawaii Five-0: Pale 'la

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Hawaii Five-0: Pale 'la
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Length: 44:15
Aired: 1/4/1972

While Five-0 investigates the murder of a real estate agent whose body was found in the walls of one of his listings, Danny is thrown when his mother comes to Oahu with shocking news. Melanie Griffith guest stars. watch

VIDEO: Hawaii Five-0: Ua Hala

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Hawaii Five-0: Ua Hala
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Length: 43:35
Aired: 2/25/1970

Five-0 is in hot pursuit of a shooter who guns down one of their own, while another team member is forced to choose which of their kidnapped loved ones will live. watch


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Year Title Description
2007 TV Land Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2002 M*A*S*H TV Show Series, Remarks by
1996 Forest Warrior Movie, Actor - Shirley
1992 Those Incredible Animals TV Show Series, Host
1986 Beer Movie, Actor - B.D. Tucker

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I don't have any wagers, ...

Question: I don't have any wagers, arguments or bets to settle. I just have a question, if that's OK. Was there another actress who played Cagney on Cagney & Lacey before Sharon Gless did, or is my memory failing already? Thank you for your time.

Answer: Actually, there were two, Ruth. Loretta Swit (M*A*S*H) first played Det. Chris Cagney in the CBS TV-movie that aired in 1981. However, after that movie proved successful enough for the network executives, who didn't initially believe the concept was strong enough for a show to order up a series, Swit was unavailable. In stepped actress Meg Foster, and the reason for her abrupt departure, together with the lack of network spin on it, provides an interesting lesson in how different today's political climate is from that of 20 years ago.

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In the '90s, I saw a movie ...

Question: In the '90s, I saw a movie about some women who had lived in a sorority house where a baby's bones were later found. The police investigated and eventually found out who the baby belonged to —do you know what film I'm talking about?

Answer: You're talking about a 1979 made-for-TV movie called Friendships, Secrets and Lies, starring Cathryn Damon, Shelley Fabares, Tina Louise, Paula Prentiss, Stella Stevens and Loretta Swit as former soro read more


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