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Cheatham, Maree 1942– (Marie Cheatam, Marie Cheatham)

CHEATHAM, Maree 1942
(Marie Cheatam, Marie Cheatham)


Born June 2, 1942, in Oklahoma; married Bill Arvin, 1964 (divorced, 1974); married Robert Staron (a singer and songwriter; also known as Bobbo Staron), November 22, 1998. Education: Baylor University, B.A., theatre arts; served an Equity apprenticeship at Alley Theatre, Houston, TX. Avocational Interests: Ceramics, basketry.

Addresses: Agent The Geddes Agency, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200, West Hollywood, CA 90069; Henderson/Hogan/McCabe, 850 Seventh Ave., Suite 1003, New York, NY 10019; McCabe Justice, 8285 Sunset Blvd., Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Contact [email protected]

Career: Actress. Participant in Native American historical pageants in the southwest United States; worker at Native American reservations and affiliated with Native American tribes; patron of the Malki Museum, Banning, CA; also worked on a ranch. Worked at the Dallas Theater Center.

Awards, Honors: Ovation Award nomination, c. 1995, for Last Summer at Bluefish Cove; Native American Female of the Year Award, White Buffalo Gazette, 2000; DramaLogue Award and Ovation Award nomination, both for Catch a Falling Star; Drama Desk Award, for Clash by Night.


Television Appearances; Series:

Marie Horton, Days of Our Lives (also kwon as DOOL and Days ), NBC, 19651968, 19701973.

Stephanie Wilkins Collins Pace Wyatt, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 19741982, NBC, 19821984.

Charlene Simpson, General Hospital, ABC, 19871991.

Mary Robeson, Knots Landing, CBS, 19921993.

Dottie (Gianni's rich girlfriend), Muscle, The WB, 1995.

Victoria, Acapulco Bay, c. 19951996.

Charlene Simpson, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Fate ), ABC, 19992000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Barbara Mathews, Indict and Convict, ABC, 1974.

Janine, "Rock and Roll Mom," The Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1988.

Justin's mother, Columbo: Columbo Goes to College (also known as The ABC Monday Mystery Movie and The Saturday Mystery Movie ), ABC, 1990.

Jenny's mother, Runaway Car (also known as Out of Control ), Fox, 1997.

Mrs. Leary, Perfect Prey (also known as When the Bough Breaks II ), HBO, 1998.

Ms. Fischer, Like Father, Like Santa, Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Corene Oliver, Just Ask My Children, Lifetime, 2001.

Evelyn Gordon, Home Fires, 2001.

Gabby Finn, Point of Origin, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mrs. George, "Juvi" (also known as "Juvenile Hall"), CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1987.

(Uncredited) Marie Horton, Days of Our Lives' Christmas, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"But Who Shall Beat the Drums?," Ben Casey, ABC, 1964.

(As Marie Cheatam) Abigail Hartly, "McCabe," Gun-smoke, CBS, 1970.

(As Marie Cheatham) Cynthia Jane Bartlett, "Double Exposure," Hunter, NBC, 1987.

Margaret Twilly, "Play BallAugust 6, 1961," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1991.

Amy Proctor, "I Dream of Squidhead," Rachel Gunn, R.N., Fox, 1992.

Audrey, "Sayonara," Empty Nest, NBC, 1992.

Emma Trusdale, "The Show Must Go On," The Nanny, CBS, 1994.

Marie Horton, Days of Our Lives (also known as DOOL and Days ), NBC, 1994.

Molly, "The Gift," The Jeff Foxworthy Show (also known as Somewhere in America ), NBC, 1996.

Marie Horton, Days of Our Lives (also kwon as DOOL and Days ), NBC, 1996.

Irma Stephenson, "Space," The Journey of Allen Strange, Nickelodeon, 1997.

Judge Paramen, "Second Best," Profiler, NBC, 1997.

Senator, "Mr. Montgomery Goes to Washington," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 1997.

Yantona, "Ransom," Conan, syndicated, 1997.

Dorothy, "Caroline and the Big Night," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline ), NBC, 1998.

Homeless woman, "Veil," Prey, ABC, 1998.

Judge Paramen, "The Root of All Evil," Profiler, NBC, 1998.

Lorna, "The Nine Wives of Leo Wagonman," George & Leo, CBS, 1998.

Thelma Wicker, "Chasin' the Blues," Promised Land, CBS, 1998.

Beauty pageant coordinator, "Lois vs. Evil," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2000.

(Uncredited) Betty, "Boston Terriers from France," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Mrs. Warner, "My Case Study," Scrubs, NBC, 2002.

Mona, Passions (multiple episodes), NBC, 2002.

Herself, The Big Spin, [California], 2002.

Peggy Wade, "Disaster Relief," The West Wing, NBC, 2003.

Appeared as Eleanor in Two Guys and a Girl (also known as Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place ), ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ilene Patterson, BMen, CBS, 1989.

Five Houses, Fox, 1998.

Film Appearances:

Black Eye, Warner Bros., 1974.

(As Marie Cheatham) Mrs. Watson, Soul Man (also known as The Imposter ), New World Pictures, 1986.

(As Marie Cheatham) Mrs. Brooks, Dangerous Curves, Lightning Pictures, 1988.

(As Marie Cheatham) Sarah Dean, Beetlejuice, Warner Bros., 1988.

Mabel Sanderson, A Night at the Roxbury, Paramount, 1998.

Nice woman on plane, The Wedding Singer, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Mrs. Millstone, Lost and Found, Warner Bros., 1999.

Mona Arden, The Bachelor, New Line Cinema, 1999.

Angie, Hanging Up, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000.

Matronly interviewer, America's Sweethearts, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001.

Charlene, Topanga (also known as The Affair ), 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy for Bella Gardner and Dede Cooper, Ladies at the Alamo, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.

Cora, House, Falcon Theatre, Burbank, CA, 2001.

Appeared in The New Yorkers, La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada, CA; in Monkee Grass, Victory Theater; in Christmas on Mars and Clash by Night, both off Broadway productions; also appeared in Catch a Falling Star.



Soap Opera Digest, April 18, 1989, pp. 12832.

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