Bullock, Donna 1955–

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BULLOCK, Donna 1955–


Born December 11, 1955, in Dallas, TX; daughter of Jack (a real estate agent) and Shirley Ann (a secretary; maiden name, Black) Bullock; married Sherman Howard (an actor). Education: Attended Southern Methodist University, 1979. Religion: Episcopal.


Agent—Leverton/Sames Associates, 1650 Broadway, New York, NY 10019; House of Representatives, 400 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actress. Contestant in pageants, such as Miss Teen America.


Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, New York Arts Group.

Awards, Honors:

Obie Award (with others), 1983, for Top Girls.


Stage Appearances:

Heaven Can Wait, Kenley Players, Warren, OH, 1977.

Katie Yoder, Plain and Fancy, Equity Library Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Member of the ensemble, Noel, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1980.

Jenny, Portrait of Jenny, Henry Street Settlement Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Liz, Billy Liar, Westside Mainstage, New York City, 1982.

Raven, The Evangelist, Wonderhorse Theatre, 1982.

Fiona Kelly, Shot thru the Heart, Birmingham Theatre, Birmingham, MI, 1983.

Jeanine, Win, and a waitress, Top Girls, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Nancy, Stem of a Briar, Kenyon Festival, Gambier, OH, 1983.

The Dining Room, Plaza Theatre, Dallas, TX, 1983–84.

Catherine Simms, The Foreigner, Astor Palace Theatre, New York City, 1984–85.

Holly Burrell, Foxfire, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1985–86.

Bobbi/Gabby, City of Angels, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1990–92.

Jenny Brinker, Allegro, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Mother, Ragtime, Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 1997–98.

Lucy, A Class Act, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 2000–2001, then Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, 2002.

Beatrice, Much Ado about Nothing, F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, Madison, NJ, 2003.

Also appeared in Sweet Bird of Youth.

Major Tours:

Jenny, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, West coast cities, 1980.

A Christmas Carol, U.S. cities, including Baltimore, MD, and New Orleans, LA, 1981–82.

Sally Smith, Me and My Girl, U.S. cities, 1988–89.

Television Appearances; Series:

Maggie Clemons, Against the Grain, NBC, 1993–94.

Also appeared as Kim McGuire, All My Children, ABC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Amy, Breaking Through (also known as After the Silence), ABC, 1996.

Val Williams, The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie (also known as The Accident and An Innocent Heart), NBC, 1997.

Tracy Rose, Columbo: A Trace of Murder, ABC, 1997.

Julia Sinclair, A Vow to Cherish, CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Patsy, Hearts Island, 1985.

Marcy Roberts, Real Life, CBS, 1988.

Bonnie, Guys Like Us, ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Connie, "Digger's Daughter," Dallas, CBS, 1978.

Connie, "The Lesson," Dallas, CBS, 1978.

Connie, "Spy in the House," Dallas, CBS, 1978.

Linda, "Parlour Floor Front," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1985.

Sandy Keegan, "Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Teenagers (But Were Afraid to Ask)," TV 101, 1988.

Sandy Keegan, "Home," TV 101, 1988.

Sandy Keegan, "On the Road," TV 101, 1989.

Sandy Keegan, "First Love: Part 2," TV 101, 1989.

Laura Downing, "Sugar and Spice, Malice and Vice," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Josie, "Chemical Reactions," Sisters, NBC, 1993.

Sydney (some sources say Anita), "Tough Love," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994.

Beth Crane, "Father," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1995.

Karen Anderson, "Winning," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

Nancy Pierson, "Deadly Dose," Matlock, ABC, 1995.

District attorney Barbara Lewis, "Peter's Excellent Adventure," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996.

Adair Peck, "Three Dates and a Breakup: Parts 1 & 2" Frasier, NBC, 1997.

"The Hurricaine," The Cape, 1997.

Mrs. Beth Scarborough, "Confession," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2001.

Pamela Jenkins, "Crush," Smallville, The WB, 2002.

Stacey, "Forever Young," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002.

Lillian Dorning, "Need to Know," JAG, CBS, 2002.

Karen Pepper, "Making Love Work," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2003.

Barbara Woodard, "The Other Side of Caution," The Lyon's Den, NBC, 2003.

Mrs. Cummings, "Love Kills," She Spies, syndicated, 2003.

Penny Hannaway, "Swimming," The Guardian, CBS, 2003.

Therapist, "A Couple of Choices," Medium, NBC and CTV, 2005.

Also appeared as Alyssa Meadows, Sweet Justice; Karen Rogoff, Family Law, CBS; in The Division, Lifetime.

Film Appearances:

Psychiatrist, Chameleon, WarnerVision, 1995.

Deputy press secretary Melanie Mitchell, Air Force One (also known as AFO), Columbia, 1997.

Amy Mann, Debating Robert Lee, 2004.

Mrs. Kidman, The Girl Next Door, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.


Video Games:

Voice of Aunt Josephine, Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," Activision, 2004.