Farentino, Debrah 1961– (Deborah Farentino, Deborah Mullowney, Debra Mullowney, Debrah Mullowney)

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FARENTINO, Debrah 1961
(Deborah Farentino, Deborah Mullowney, Debra Mullowney, Debrah Mullowney)


Original name, Deborah Mullowney; born September 30, 1961, in Lucas Valley (some sources say San Francisco), CA; married James Farentino (an actor), 1985 (divorced, 1988); married Tony Adams (divorced); married Gregory Hoblit (a producerdirector), 1995; children: (second marriage) Molly; (third marriage) Sophie. Education: Studied acting at the University of California at Los Angeles; biology and theatre arts at San Jose State University.

Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager Binder & Associates, 1465 Lindacrest Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress. Previously worked as a model. Sometimes credited as Deborah Farentino or Debrah Mullowney.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, favorite super couple: daytime (with Peter Lochran) and outstanding heroine: daytime, 1988, both for Capitol.


Film Appearances:

Whitney Taylor, Cellar Dweller, New World, 1988.

Laura Rollins, Mortal Sins (also known as Dangerous Obsession, Divine Obsession, and God's Payroll ), 1990.

Girl in elevator, Bugsy, TriStar, 1991.

Princess Yasmin, Blake Edward's Son of Pink Panther (also known as Son of the Pink Panther and Il figlio della pantera rosa ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1993.

Nurse Tanya, Malice, Columbia, 1993.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As Deborah Mullowney for part of run) Sloane Denning Clegg Mamoud, Capitol, CBS, 19821987.

Susan Smith, Hooperman, ABC, 19871989.

Julie Janovich, Equal Justice, ABC, 19901991.

Robin Wirkus, NYPD Blue, ABC, 19931994.

Devon Adair, Earth 2, NBC, 1994.

Theresa Conners, EZ Streets, CBS, 1996.

Jody Kiplinger, Total Security, ABC, 1997.

Jane, The Secret Lives of Men, ABC, 1998.

Mary Green, Get Real, Fox, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Claire Potter, She Was Marked for Murder, NBC, 1988.

Jennie, The Revenge of Al Capone (also known as Capone ), NBC, 1989.

Julie Janovich, Equal Justice, ABC, 1990.

Liz, The Whereabouts of Jenny, ABC, 1991.

Sarah Burns, Back to the Streets of San Francisco, NBC, 1992.

Dr. Amy Winslow, 1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns (also known as Sherlock Holmes Returns ), CBS, 1993.

Pam Randall, XXX's & OOO's, CBS, 1994.

Karen Anderson/Laura White, Dead Air, USA Network, 1994.

Holly Mitchell, A Mother's Instinct, CBS, 1996.

Renne Connelly, Sisters and Other Strangers, CBS, 1997.

Josie Leeds, Three Blind Mice (also known as Ed McBain's Three Blind Mice ), CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Judalon Smyth, Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills, CBS, 1994.

Molly Anderson, Stephen King's Storm of the Century (also known as Storm of the Century ), ABC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Joanna Kerns, Lifetime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dr. Kerry Langdon, Infiltrator, CBS, 1987.

Julie Janovich, Equal Justice, ABC, 1990.

Devon Adair, Earth 2, NBC, 1994.

Theresa Conners, EZ Streets, 1996.

Emma Callender, Wiseguy, ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Debra Mullowney) " Model for Murder, " T. J. Hooker, 1984.

Dr. Rachel Carter and voice of Cave, " Mind over Matter, " The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

Voice, " Exile in Guyville, " Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1996.

Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1997.

Claire Debreno, " Cop Hunt, " The District, CBS, 2001.

Claire Debreno, " Convictions, " The District, CBS, 2002.

Commander Waller, " The Killer, " JAG, CBS, 2002.

Julie Harmon, " Freaks and Tweaks, " C.S.I.: Miami, CBS, 2003.

Also appeared in McBride and Groom; Deadly Games; It's Garry Shandling's Show, Showtime and Fox; " Greatest Female Rock Star, " The List; as herself, The Donny & Marie Show.



Chicago Tribune, December 22, 1999.

Entertainment Weekly, February 1, 1991; December 2, 1994, p. 29.

People Weekly, November 7, 1994, p. 134; May 8, 1995, p. 111.

Soap Opera Digest, July 28, 1999.

Soap Opera News, February 16, 1999.

Starlog, February, 1995, Issue 211.