Chris, Marilyn 1938–

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CHRIS, Marilyn 1938


Original name, Marilyn Miller; born May 19, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY; married Lee Wallace (an actor), December 14, 1975; children: Paul Christopoulos. Education: Attended The School of Performing Arts and City College of New York.

Career: Actress. The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, member of company, c. 1966.

Awards, Honors: OBIE Award, distinguished performance, Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, 1972, Outer Critics Circle Award, outstanding actress, 1973, all for Kaddish.


Film Appearances:

Gina, Love with the Proper Stranger, Paramount, 1963.

The film director's wife, John and Mary, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1969.

Myrtle Young, The Honeymoon Killers (also known as The Lonely Hearts Killers ), Cinerama, 1970.

Discotheque waitress, The People Next Door, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1970.

Mrs. Bingham, Rhinoceros, American Film Theatre, 1973.

Rose Lander, Looking Up, LevittPickman, 1977.

Sally, Loving Couples, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1980.

Mavis Skinner, The Black Marble, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1980.

Histoires d'Amerique (also known as American Stories, Food, Family and Philosophy and Family and Philosophy ), 1988.

Josie Basilio, Trees Lounge, Orion Classics, 1996.

Carmel, The Bookie's Lament, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Wanda Webb Wolek #1, One Life to Live, ABC, 19721976, 19801993.

Edie Hoffman, All My Children, ABC, 1972.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Faye Stone, Strike Force (also known as Crack and Crackdown ), NBC, 1975.

Harriet, Some Kind of Miracle, CBS, 1979.

Mabel, The Secret War of Jackie's Girls, NBC, 1980.

Anne Wickes, A Doctor's Story, NBC, 1984.

Rae Torre, Joe Torre: Curveballs along the Way, Showtime, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Naomi, Kaddish, WNET, 1977.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Backstairs at the White House, NBC, 1979.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dorothy Owens, "Paniolo," Hawaii FiveO, CBS, 1970.

"The Wild Child," Rafferty, CBS, 1977.

"The Harris Incident," Barney Miller, ABC, 1978.

"The Stalking Man," Kaz, CBS, 1979.

Sylvia, "A Different Drummer," Fame, syndicated, 1987.

Mary Perella, "White Rabbit," Law & Order, NBC, 1994.

Mrs. Capetti, "Bitter Fruit," Law & Order, NBC, 1995.

Gayatri Devi, "DWB," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Rena, Tina's mom, "Modern Designs for Better Living," Third Watch, NBC, 1999.

Mrs. Freedman, "The First Commandment," Deadline, NBC, 2001.

Mrs. Oppenheimer, "Exeunt Omes," Oz, HBO, 2003.

Also appeared in "Past Imperfect," New York News, CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Standby for the role of Lulu, Meg, The Birthday Party, Booth Theatre, New York City, 19671968.

Standby for the role of Myrtle, The Seven Descents of Myrtle, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1968.

Dagmar, Bread, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1974.

Mildred Wringe, Curtains, Wonderhorse, New York City, 1977.

Sore, God of Vengeance, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Josie Delaney, Man Enough, Apple Corps Theatre, New York City, 1995.

The Interview, Northampton Film Festival, 1999.

Rose, Knowing Cairo, Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 2003.

Also appeared in Kaddish.

Stage Work:

Director, I'm Not Rapappore, Hampton Playhouse, Hampton, NH, 1988.

Director, Taking Stock, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 19901991.