Dorothy Tristan

Dorothy Tristan was an actress with a strong presence in film throughout her Hollywood career. To break into the world of acting, Tristan held roles in films like "The End of the Road" (1970) and "Scarecrow" (1973) ... Read more »
Born: 01/01/1942

Filmography

Actor (17)

The Looking Glass 2015 (Movie)

Karen (Actor)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 (Movie)

Dorothy (Actor)

The Waltons 1972 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

California Dreaming 1979 (Movie)

Fay (Actor)

Rollercoaster 1977 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Griffin and Phoenix 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Swashbuckler 1976 (Movie)

Alice (Actor)

The Oath: the Sad and Lonely Sundays 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Isn't It Shocking? 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Man on a Swing 1974 (Movie)

Tucker's Wife (Actor)

Scarecrow 1973 (Movie)

Coley (Actor)

Klute 1971 (Movie)

Arlyn Page (Actor)

The End of the Road 1970 (Movie)

Rennie Morgan (Actor)

Fear on Trial (TV Show)

Actor

Journey From Darkness (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (5)

The Looking Glass 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Suspended Animation 2003 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Piece of Eden 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Weeds 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Steal the Sky (TV Show)

Screenplay

Biography

Dorothy Tristan was an actress with a strong presence in film throughout her Hollywood career. To break into the world of acting, Tristan held roles in films like "The End of the Road" (1970) and "Scarecrow" (1973) with Gene Hackman and Al Pacino. She also starred in the TV movies "Isn't It Shocking?" (ABC, 1973-74) and "Journey From Darkness" (NBC, 1974-75). She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including a part on "The Waltons" (CBS, 1972-1981). She also appeared in the TV special "The Oath: the Sad and Lonely Sundays" (ABC, 1975-76). She also starred in the TV movies "The Trial of Chaplain Jensen" (1974-75), "Fear on Trial" (CBS, 1975-76) and "Griffin and Phoenix" (ABC, 1975-76). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Robert Shaw action picture "Swashbuckler" (1976) and "Rollercoaster" (1977). In the seventies and the eighties, Tristan lent her talents to projects like "The Return of the Incredible Hulk" (CBS, 1977-78), "Jaws 2" with Roy Scheider (1978) and "California Dreaming" with Glynnis O'Connor (1979). Her credits also expanded to "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" with Nick Nolte (1986), "Steal the Sky" (HBO, 1987-88) and "Weeds" (1987) starring Nick Nolte. Tristan most recently wrote "A Piece of Eden" (2000) with Marc Grapey.

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