Chiles, Lois 1947–

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Chiles, Lois 1947–


Full name, Lois Cleveland Chiles; born April 15, 1947, in Alice (some sources cite Houston), TX; daughter of Marion Clay and Barbara (maiden name, Kirkland) Chiles. Education: Attended Finch College; University of Texas at Austin, graduated, 1969. Politics: Democrat.

Career: Actress. Wilhelmina Agency, New York City, model, 1970–77. University of Houston, professor, 2005.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Film Appearances:

Shelley, Together for Days (also known as Black Cream), Olas, 1972.

Carol Ann, The Way We Were, Columbia, 1973.

Jordan Baker, The Great Gatsby Paramount, 1974.

Nancy "Nance" Greenly, Coma, United Artists, 1978.

Linnet Ridgeway Doyle, Death on the Nile (also known as Agatha Christie's "Death on the Nile"), Paramount, 1978.

Holly Goodhead, Moonraker (also known as Ian Fleming's " Moonraker"), United Artists, 1979.

Herself, Morte no Tejo, 1979.

Ruth, Raw Courage (also known as Courage), New World, 1984.

Leslie, Sweet Liberty, Universal, 1986.

Annie Lansing, "The Hitchhiker," Creepshow 2, New World, 1987.

Jennifer Mack, Broadcast News, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987.

Miss Virginia, Twister, Strand Releasing, 1989.

(Uncredited) Diane's mother, Say Anything …, 1989.

Elsa Farber, Bis ans ende der welt (also known as Until the End of the World and Jusqu'au bout du monde), Warner Bros., 1991.

Sheila, Diary of a Hit Man, 1991.

Claire Anzer, In the Eye of the Snake (also known as Im banne der schlange and La part du serpent), 1994.

Bernice Holsten, The Babysitter, 1995.

Katrina Brandt, Curdled, Miramax, 1996.

Mittermonster, Wish Upon a Star, Warner Bros. Home Video, 1996.

(Uncredited) Steamrolled henchman's wife, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (also known as Austin Powers—Das schaerfste, was ihre majestaet zu bieten hat), New Line Cinema, 1997.

Eva, Bliss, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Celeste, Speed 2: Cruise Control, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Jean, Kettle of Fish, Michael Mailer Films/Off Hollywood Pictures, 2005.

Herself, Special Thanks to Roy London (documentary), Traction Media, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lita Nathan, Power, Passion and Murder (also known as Natica Jackson and Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson), 1987.

Claire Morgan, Burning Bridges, ABC, 1990.

Louise, Obsessed, ABC, 1992.

Lucy, Lush Life, Showtime, 1993.

Ada Bronnel, Black Cat Run, HBO, 1998.

Susan's mother, Eventual Wife, HBO and Cinemax, 2000.

Susan Baker, Warning: Parental Advisory, VH1, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Linnet Ridgeway Doyle (in archive footage), Death on the Nile: Making of a Featurette, 1978.

Lita Nathan, "A Table at Ciro's" (also known as "Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's"), Great Performances, PBS, 1987.

(Uncredited) Dr. Holly Goodhead, The James Bond Story (also known as 007: The James Bond Story), 1999.

Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Bond Girls Are Forever, AMC, 2002.

Premiere Bond: Die Another Day, ITV, 2002.

James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute, BBC, 2002.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Best Ever Bond, ITV1, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mary Scott (Scottie), "The Latest in High Fashion Murder," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981.

Millie Bingham Stafford, "The Return of Preston Giles," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

"Affairs with Death," Veronica Clare, 1991.

"Mr. Duvall," Veronica Clare, 1991.

Alexandra Phelps, "Split Ends," Civil Wars, ABC, 1993.

Muriel Gray, "Judgement Day," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1993.

Carmilla Greer, "How Am I Driving?" L.A. Law, NBC, 1994.

Elaine, "No Muse Is Good Muse," The Nanny, CBS, 1997.

Judge, "Truth Hurts," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2002.

Gillian Stokes, "Grave Danger: Parts 1 & 2," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

Holly Harwood, Dallas (series), CBS, 1982–84.

Jessica Drake, Dark Mansions (pilot), ABC, 1986.

Stage Appearances:

Maggie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Coconut Grove, FL, 1984.

Mom, reporter, and Darlene, The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers, Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Mabel Cantwell, The Best Man, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1987.



Inside "Moonraker," 2000.

(In archive footage) The Music of James Bond, 2000. Holly (in archive footage), Ken Adams: Designing Bond, 2000.



People Weekly, December 4, 1995, p. 40.

TV Guide, November 13, 1999, p. 28.