Kalember, Patricia 1956(?)–

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KALEMBER, Patricia 1956(?)–


Full name, Patricia Kathryn Kalember; born December 30, 1956 (some sources cite 1955 or 1957), in Schenectady, NY; raised in Louisville, KY and Westport, CT; daughter of Robert James (an executive) and Vivian Daisy (maiden name, Wright) Kalember; married Mark Torres (an actor; divorced); married Daniel Gerroll (an actor and director), February 25, 1986; children: (second marriage) Rebecca Anne Olivia, Benjamin, Toby. Education: Indiana University, B.A., 1978; Temple University, M.F.A., 1980.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials and appeared in The More You Know, a series of public service announcements.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, outstanding debut of an actress, 1985, for The Foreigner.


Television Appearances; Series:

Merrill Vochek, Loving, ABC, 1983–1985.

Dr. Kay "Kayo" O'Brien, Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

Joanna G. Farrell, Just in Time (also known as It Had to Be You), ABC, 1988.

Susannah Hart Shepherd, thirtysomething, ABC, 1989–1991.

Georgiana "Georgie" Reed Whitsig, Sisters, NBC, 1991–1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Judge Caroline Masters, Degree of Guilt, NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lori Cartwright, Brass (also known as Police Brass), CBS, 1985.

Andrea Newman, "Little Girl Lost," General Foods Golden Showcase, ABC, 1988.

Alexandra, Kaleidoscope (also known as Danielle Steel's "Kaleidoscope"), NBC, 1990.

Linda Karney, Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (also known as Conspiracy of Silence: The Shari Karney Story and Shattered Trust), NBC, 1993.

Margaret Trainor, The Unspoken Truth (also known as Breaking the Silence and Living the Lie), NBC,1995.

Teresa Bagshaw, Angel Flight Down, ABC, 1996.

Tess McCall, When Husbands Cheat, Lifetime, 1998.

(Uncredited) Margaret McNamara, Path to War, HBO, 2002.

Laurie Woods, Straight from the Heart, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Samantha Stephens, Fatal Lessons: The Good Teacher (also known as The Good Teacher), Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Maria Acero, "Date Rape," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1988.

Presenter, The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1994.

Narrator, Maternity Ward, The Learning Channel, 2000.

Narrator, Maternity Ward: Every Stitch Counts, The Learning Channel, 2000.

Narrator, Maternity Ward: Risky Business, The Learning Channel, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Texas, NBC, 1981.

Stephanie Davis, "Coal Black Soul," The Equalizer, CBS, 1987.

Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1992.

Dr. Claire Solomon, "The Doctor's Tale," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997.

Dr. Melissa Price, "Love Is Blind," Early Edition, CBS, 1997.

Leslie DeSantis, "Folly," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001.

Janice Lowry, "Secrets and Lies," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Colleen, The Equalizer, CBS, 1985.

Connie Phipps–Singer, Final Run, CBS, 1999.

Christine, Hopewell, CBS, 2000.

Film Appearances:

Marcia, "The Ledge," Cat's Eye (also known as Stephen King's Cat's Eye), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1984.

Amanda Ray Ross, Fletch Lives, Universal, 1989.

Sarah, Jacob's Ladder (also known as Dante's Inferno), TriStar, 1990.

Barbara Chartoff, Big Girls Don't Cry ... They Get Even (also known as Stepkids), New Line Cinema, 1992.

Elizabeth Parker, A Far Off Place, Buena Vista, 1993.

Dolores James, Home before Dark, Hazelwood Films/Scout Productions, 1997.

Persona Non Grata (short film), 1997.

Mother, Jump, Arrow Releasing, 1999.

Cinderella, Killing Cinderella, 2000.

Delia, Labor Pains, USA Home Video, 2000.

Sandra Michaels, A Time for Dancing, East of Doheny, 2000.

Colleen Hess, Signs (also known as M. Night Shyamalan's Signs), Buena Vista, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Orange girl, Cyrano de Bergerac, Center Stage Theatre, Baltimore, MD, 1980.

The Front Page, Center Stage Theatre, 1980.

Victoria Butler (some sources cite Linda Tipton), The Butler Did It, Players Theatre, New York City, 1981.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Pennsylvania Stage Company, Allentown, PA, 1982.

Catherine Simms, The Foreigner, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, between 1984 and 1986.

Tansy McGinnis, The Nerd, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1987–1988.

Lily, Loose Knit, Second Stage Theatre, McGinn–Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Betrayal, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge, MA, 1993.

Evvy, From Above, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Joanna Summerhays Elliot, Y2K, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1999–2000.

Baby's mother, Dirty Dancing (musical workshop production), 2001.

Accomplice, Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY, 2001.

Mary, "Extra," Short Talks on the Universe, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Blithe Spirit, Bay Street Theatre, 2002.

Olga Knipper, "I Take Your Hand in Hand," Writers in Performance, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 2003.

Betrayal, Bay Street Theatre, 2003.

Nessa, Sea of Tranquility, Atlantic Theatre Company, New York City, 2004.

Appeared in Playboy of the Western World, Poets Corner, and Sheepskin, all off–Broadway productions; also appeared in Current Events, New York Stage and Film Theatre, New York City; The Miser, Center Stage Theatre; and The Vagina Monologues, Westside Theatre Downstairs, New York City.


Audiobooks; Narrator:

No Safe Place, by Richard North Patterson, Random Audio, 1998.

Tale about a Tiger, by Cliff Glaviano, Random Audio, 1998.

Dark Lady, by Richard North Patterson, Random Audio, 1999.



People Weekly, December 12, 1994, p. 139.