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Lenka Peterson

  • Oct 16, 1925 (age 93)
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2006
All the King's Men
MovieSep 10, 2006

All the King's Men

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist …
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
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2000
Cheaters
MovieMay 20, 2000

Cheaters

Cheaters is an HBO movie released in 2000 that …
Cheaters is an HBO movie released in 2000 that chronicles the story of the 1994–1995 Steinmetz High School team that cheated in the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD). It is based on a true story. The movie was filmed in Toronto and Chicago.
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Wonderland
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TV ShowMar 30, 2000

Wonderland

Wonderland is a 2000 ABC television drama directed by …
Wonderland is a 2000 ABC television drama directed by Peter Berg. It depicted daily life in a mental institution, from the perspectives of both the doctors and patients. Only two episodes aired on ABC during its original run in 2000. DirecTV aired all eight episodes on its channel The 101 Network starting January 14, 2009.. In 2014, the entire series was available for free on Hulu (which has since become a subscription service).
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1995
Jeffrey
MovieAug 4, 1995

Jeffrey

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too …
Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
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1994
The Cosby Mysteries
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TV ShowJan 31, 1994

The Cosby Mysteries

The Cosby Mysteries is an American television mystery …
The Cosby Mysteries is an American television mystery series that starred Bill Cosby. It is the first television series to star Cosby since The Cosby Show (which ended in the spring of 1992) and lasted one season (1994–1995). Actor/comedian Mos Def appeared in several episodes (credited as Dante Bezé).
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1992
Live Wire
MovieMay 1, 1992

Live Wire

Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case …
Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body. The targets of the terrorists are U.S. Senators, one of which is having an affair with Danny's wife.
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1991
Civil Wars
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TV ShowNov 20, 1991

Civil Wars

Civil Wars is an American legal drama that aired on ABC …
Civil Wars is an American legal drama that aired on ABC from November 20, 1991 to March 2, 1993. The series was created and executive produced by William M. Finkelstein and produced by Steven Bochco.
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1990
Law & Order
TV ShowSep 13, 1990

Law & Order

Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama …
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf, launching the Law & Order franchise. Airing its entire run on NBC, Law & Order premiered on September 13, 1990 and completed its twentieth and final season on May 24, 2010.
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1987
Dragnet
MovieJun 23, 1987

Dragnet

Dragnet is a 1987 American buddy cop comedy film, directed …
Dragnet is a 1987 American buddy cop comedy film, directed and co-written by Tom Mankiewicz in his directorial debut. Starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks, the film is based on the television crime drama of the same name. The screenplay, both a parody of and homage to the long-running television series, was written by Aykroyd, Mankiewicz and Alan Zweibel. The original music score is by Ira Newborn.
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1985
Nomination1985

Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Residen…

Nominated for "Quilters".
Helen Hayes Awards
Nomination1985

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Quilters".
Tony Award
Nomination1985

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Quilters".
Tony Award
1984
Kate & Allie
TV ShowMar 19, 1984

Kate & Allie

Kate & Allie is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from …
Kate & Allie is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from March 19, 1984 to May 22, 1989, starring Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin as two divorced women, both with children, who decide to live together in the same house. The series was created by Sherry Coben.
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Why Me?
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MovieMar 12, 1984

Why Me?

Leola Mae Harmon, a pregnant military nurse who is the …
Leola Mae Harmon, a pregnant military nurse who is the victim of a drunk-driving accident. In addition to losing her unborn child, Leola is severely disfigured by the incident. To make ...
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1982
American Playhouse
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TV ShowJan 12, 1982

American Playhouse

One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb …
One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.
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1981
Love, Sidney
TV ShowOct 28, 1981

Love, Sidney

Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on …
Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on NBC, from October 1981 to June 1983. It stars Tony Randall as Sidney Shorr (a single, closeted gay man), Swoosie Kurtz as Laurie Morgan (a single mother with whom he shares his home), and Kaleena Kiff as Patti Morgan (Laurie's young daughter). It was the first program on American television to feature a gay character as the central character, although his sexual orientation was carefully downplayed for most of the series' duration.
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1980
Headin' for Broadway
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MovieMay 1, 1980

Headin' for Broadway

Four young hopefuls from different parts of the country head to …
Four young hopefuls from different parts of the country head to broadway for a shot at stardom
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Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris
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MovieJan 9, 1980

Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris

A young music student has a …
A young music student has a seizure forcing her to undergo brain surgery. She comes out of the surgery unable to count or read and has difficulty adapting to life.
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1976
Quincy, M.E.
TV ShowOct 3, 1976

Quincy, M.E.

Quincy, M.E. (also called Quincy) is an American medical …
Quincy, M.E. (also called Quincy) is an American medical mystery-drama television series from Universal Studios that aired from 1976 to 1983 on NBC. Jack Klugman stars in the title role, as a Los Angeles County medical examiner who routinely engages in police investigations.
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Lifeguard
MovieJul 23, 1976

Lifeguard

Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the …
Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles, California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more, the silent moments. However, when he meets ...
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1975
Ryan's Hope
TV ShowJul 7, 1975

Ryan's Hope

Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire …
Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolves around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American family in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
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Returning Home
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MovieApr 29, 1975

Returning Home

Returning Home released.
Someone I Touched
MovieFeb 26, 1975

Someone I Touched

A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that …
A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.
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1974
Lucas Tanner
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TV ShowSep 11, 1974

Lucas Tanner

Lucas Tanner is an NBC television drama that aired during the …
Lucas Tanner is an NBC television drama that aired during the 1974–75 season. The title character, played by David Hartman, was a former baseball player and sportswriter who becomes an English teacher at the fictional Harry S Truman High School in Webster Groves, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Episodes often deal with the resistance of traditional teachers to Tanner's unorthodox teaching style.
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Apple's Way
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TV ShowFeb 10, 1974

Apple's Way

Apple's Way released.
1973
Kojak
TV ShowOct 24, 1973

Kojak

Kojak is an American action crime drama television series …
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. Taking the time slot of the popular Cannon series, it aired on CBS from 1973 to 1978.
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The Werewolf of Washington
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MovieOct 1, 1973

The Werewolf of Washington

A reporter who has had an …
A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C. . . .
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1964
Black Like Me
MovieMay 20, 1964

Black Like Me

Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of …
Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin to experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.
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Another World
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TV ShowMay 4, 1964

Another World

Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American …
Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964, to June 25, 1999. It was created by Irna Phillips along with William J. Bell, and was produced by Procter & Gamble Productions at NBC Studios, 1268 East 14th Street in Brooklyn.
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1962
The Nurses
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TV ShowSep 27, 1962

The Nurses

The Nurses is a serialized primetime medical drama …
The Nurses is a serialized primetime medical drama that was broadcast in the USA on CBS from September 27, 1962, to May 11, 1965. For the second season, the title was expanded to The Doctors and the Nurses and it ran until 1965, when it was transformed into a half-hour daytime soap opera. The soap opera, also called The Nurses, ran on ABC from 1965 to 1967.
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1961
The Defenders
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TV ShowSep 16, 1961

The Defenders

The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that …
The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961 to 1965. It was created by television writer Reginald Rose. Original music for the series was scored by Frank Lewin and Leonard Rosenman.
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1960
Route 66
TV ShowOct 7, 1960

Route 66

Route 66 is an American television drama that premiered on …
Route 66 is an American television drama that premiered on CBS on October 7, 1960, and ran until March 20, 1964, for a total of 116 episodes. The series was created by Herbert B. Leonard and Stirling Silliphant, who were also responsible for the ABC drama Naked City, from which Route 66 was indirectly spun off. Both series employed a format with elements of both traditional drama and anthology drama, but the difference was where the shows were set: Naked City was set in New York City, while Route 66 had its setting change from week to week, with each episode being shot on location.
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1957
Decoy
TV ShowOct 14, 1957

Decoy

Decoy (also titled Decoy Police Woman) is a groundbreaking …
Decoy (also titled Decoy Police Woman) is a groundbreaking American crime drama television series created for syndication and initially broadcast from October 14, 1957, to July 7, 1958, with thirty-nine 30-minute black-and-white episodes. It was the first American police series with a female protagonist. Many Decoy episodes are in the public domain.
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1956
Glynnis O'Connor
ChildNovember 1956

Glynnis O'Connor

Glynnis O'Connor (born November 19, 1956) is an American …
Glynnis O'Connor (born November 19, 1956) is an American actress of television, film, radio, and theater. She first gained wide attention in the mid-1970s with leading roles in the television version of Our Town and in the short-lived series Sons and Daughters. She also co-starred with Robby Benson in the films Jeremy in 1973 and Ode to Billy Joe in 1976, as well as with Jan-Michael Vincent in the film Baby Blue Marine in 1976.
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1955
The Phenix City Story
MovieJul 19, 1955

The Phenix City Story

In this semidocumentary, an …
In this semidocumentary, an Alabama town is run by a crime syndicate that's grown fat on prostitution and crooked gambling, directed at soldiers from Fort Benning across the river. Lawyer John Patterson, back from the army, is triggered by what he sees to join the reformers with a plan: to run his father Albert for state attorney general. The syndicate responds with escalating violence: is no one safe? Credits preceded by a "newscast" containing spoilers.
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1954
Inner Sanctum
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TV ShowJan 9, 1954

Inner Sanctum

Inner Sanctum is a 30-minute U.S. television anthology series …
Inner Sanctum is a 30-minute U.S. television anthology series based upon Inner Sanctum Mystery, the radio series of the same name. Thirty-nine episodes aired on the National Broadcasting Company in 1954. It was created and produced by Himan Brown. Its host/narrator was Paul McGrath.
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1951
Search for Tomorrow
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TV ShowSep 3, 1951

Search for Tomorrow

Search for Tomorrow is an American television soap …
Search for Tomorrow is an American television soap opera. It began its run on CBS on September 3, 1951, and concluded on NBC after 35 years on December 26, 1986. Search for Tomorrow was created by Roy Winsor and was first written by Agnes Nixon (then known professionally as Agnes Eckhardt) for the series' first thirteen weeks and later by Irving Vendig. The program was one of several packaged from the 1950s through the 1980s by Procter & Gamble Productions, the broadcasting arm of the famed household products corporation, who were also responsible for the likes of Guiding Light, As the World Turns, The Edge of Night, and Another World.
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Take Care of My Little Girl
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MovieJul 6, 1951

Take Care of My Little Girl

Take Care of My Little Girl is …
Take Care of My Little Girl is a 1951 drama film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Jeanne Crain, Dale Robertson, Mitzi Gaynor and Jean Peters. The film, shot in Technicolor, is based on the 1950 novel of the same name written by Peggy Goodin. It received generally favorable reviews.
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1950
The Web
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TV ShowJul 11, 1950

The Web

The Web is an American dramatic anthology series that aired …
The Web is an American dramatic anthology series that aired live on CBS for four seasons from July 11, 1950 to September 26, 1954. The program was produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and was narrated by Jonathan Blake. A series with the same title and a similar premise was also broadcast briefly by NBC during the summer of 1957.
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Armstrong Circle Theatre
TV ShowJun 6, 1950

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Armstrong Circle Theatre is …
Armstrong Circle Theatre is an American anthology drama television series which ran from 1950 to 1957 on NBC, and then until 1963 on CBS. It alternated weekly with The U.S. Steel Hour. It finished in the Nielsen ratings at #19 for the 1950-1951 season and #24 for 1951-1952. The principal sponsor was Armstrong World Industries.
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Robert Montgomery Presents
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TV ShowJan 30, 1950

Robert Montgomery Presents

Robert Montgomery …
Robert Montgomery Presents is an American dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950, until June 24, 1957. The live show had several sponsors during its seven-year run, and the title was altered to feature the sponsor, usually Lucky Strike cigarettes, for example, Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theater, ....The Johnson's Wax Program, and so on.
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1949
The Big Story
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TV ShowSep 16, 1949

The Big Story

The Big Story is an American radio and television crime drama …
The Big Story is an American radio and television crime drama which dramatized the true stories of real-life newspaper reporters. The only continuing character was the narrator, Bob Sloane.
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Suspense
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TV ShowJan 6, 1949

Suspense

Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on …
Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on CBS Television from 1949 to 1954. It was adapted from the radio program of the same name which ran from 1942 to 1962.
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1948
Studio One
TV ShowNov 7, 1948

Studio One

Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that …
Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that was also adapted to television. It was created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC. It aired under several variant titles: Studio One in Hollywood, Studio One Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre.
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The Philco Television Playhouse
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TV ShowOct 3, 1948

The Philco Television Playhouse

The Philco Television …
The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.
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Daniel O'Connor
MarriageMay 1948

Daniel O'Connor

Married Daniel O'Connor.
1925
Lenka Peterson
BirthOctober 1925

Lenka Peterson

Lenka Peterson was born.
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