Penny Fuller

Actor
A prolific television actress, Penny Fuller first came to attention in show biz circles as the scheming Eve Harrington in the Broadway production of "Applause", the 1970 musical version of Joseph L Mankiewicz's classic ... Read more »
Born: 07/21/1940 in Durham, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (42)

Robert Reed: Unfinished Business 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The Color of Love: Jacey's Story 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Law & Order 1998 (Tv Show)

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Grace Under Fire 1992 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Melrose Place 1992 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Murder, She Wrote 1987 - 1988, 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Quantum Leap 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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The Shadow Conspiracy 1997 (Movie)

Dr Olson (Actor)

Mad About You 1992 - 1995 (Tv Show)

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The Gift of Love 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Danielle Steel's "Star" 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Love & War 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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The Beverly Hillbillies 1993 (Movie)

Margaret Drysdale (Actor)

Agenda For Murder 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Fire and Rain 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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The Edge of Night 1955 - 1985 (TV Show)

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License to Kill 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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All the President's Men 1976 (Movie)

Sally Aiken (Actor)

Ann in Blue 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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Applause 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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Women in Chains 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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A Piano For Mrs. Cimino (TV Show)

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Amber Waves (TV Show)

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Appearances (TV Show)

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As Summers Die (TV Show)

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At Mother's Request (TV Show)

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Baby Snatcher (TV Show)

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Bare Essence (TV Show)

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False Arrest (TV Show)

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Fire and Rain (Movie)

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Fortune Dane (TV Show)

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Intimate Agony (TV Show)

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Lies Before Kisses (TV Show)

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Miss Rose White (TV Show)

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Rio Shannon (TV Show)

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The Elephant Man (TV Show)

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The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Show)

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The Way They Were (TV Show)

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Your Place or Mine (TV Show)

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Biography

A prolific television actress, Penny Fuller first came to attention in show biz circles as the scheming Eve Harrington in the Broadway production of "Applause", the 1970 musical version of Joseph L Mankiewicz's classic 1950 feature "All About Eve". More than holding her own against Lauren Bacall's Margo Channing, Fuller won strong reviews, earned a Tony nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Musical and reprised the role in the 1973 CBS TV adaptation.

EDUCATION

Northwestern University

Evanston , Illinois

Milestones

2000

Had featured role in "The Dinner Party"; earned Tony nomination

1997

Returned to Broadway as co-star of "An American Daughter"

1993

Second feature role, Margaret Drysdale in "The Beverly Hillbillies"

1986

TV miniseries debut, "George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation"

1986

Played the Mayor on the short-lived ABC series "Fortune Dane"

1983

TV series debut, "Bare Essence" (NBC)

1982

Co-starred in NBC TV adaptation of "The Elephant Man"; won a Best Supporting Actress Emmy

1976

Feature film debut, small role in Alan J Pakula's "All the President's Men"

1973

Recreated her Broadway role of Eve Harrington in the CBS version of "Applause"

1972

TV-movie debut "Women in Chains" (ABC)

1969

Achieved stage stardom as Eve Harrington in "Applause", opposite Lauren Bacall; nominated for a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1965

Broadway stage debut, "Barefoot in the Park"

Played leading role of Sally Bowles in Broadway production of "Cabaret"

Played recurring role of Theresa Stemple, mother to Jamie (Helen Hunt), on NBC sitcom "Mad About You"

Had recurring role of Mrs. McMurphy, mother of Dana Delany's character, on ABC Vietnam-era drama "China Beach"

Played recurring role on Fox primetime soap "Melrose Place"

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