Ellen Barber was an accomplished actress who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. She also appeared in the TV movie "Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys" (NBC, 1975-76). She also acted in various movies at the time, including the Barbara Hershey crime adaptation "Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues" (1971) and the Sharon Farrell thriller "The Premonition" (1975). In the seventies and the eighties, she acted in the biographical drama "The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover" (1977) with Broderick Crawford, the drama "Natural Enemies" (1979) with Hal Holbrook and the comedy "Very Close Quarters" (1983) with Shelley Winters. She also starred in the TV movies "A Time For Miracles" (ABC, 1980) and "Born Beautiful" (NBC, 1982-83). Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the Kate Nelligan dramatic adaptation "Without a Trace" (1983), the Mickey Rourke drama "9 1/2 Weeks" (1986) and "The Rescue" (1988). She also was featured in the TV movie "Apology" (HBO, 1985-86). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010). Barber most recently acted on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011).