Lyons, Phyllis 1960-

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Lyons, Phyllis 1960-


Born August 20, 1960, in New Brunswick, NJ; married Adam Arkin (an actor, director, and writer), August 21, 1999.


Agent—Adam Lazarus, Strain and Associates, Inc., 1501 Broadway, Suite 2900, New York, NY 10036.



Awards, Honors:

Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding female newcomer—daytime, 1992, for All My Children.


Film Appearances:

Herself, Army of Lovers or Revolt of the Perverts, Canyon Cinema, 1979.

Herself, Last Call at Maud's, Frameline Distribution, 1993.

Betty, The Bridges of Madison County, Warner Bros., 1995.

Dentist's wife, I'm Losing You, Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Susannah Lichtmann, Guardian, 2000.

Anne Fisher, Donnie Darko, 2001.

Polly, Sorority Boys, Buena Vista, 2002.

Mother of Jake, The Ring Two (also known as Samara, The Ring 2, and Samara: Ring 2), DreamWorks, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Arlene Dillon Vaughn, All My Children, ABC, 1990-93.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Louise Farentino, Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage, NBC, 1993.

Audrey, "1952," If These Walls Could Talk, HBO, 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mary Jo Buttafuoco, Casualties of Love: The "Long Island Lolita" Story, CBS, 1993.

Stephanie, Banner Times, 1993.

Pat Kennedy Lawford, The Rat Pack, HBO, 1998.

Allison, Thirst, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Charlotte, Hot Prospects, CBS, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kate Delahanty, "Forgive Me Father, for I Have Sued," L.A. Law, NBC, 1990.

Annie Beaumont, "A Single Drop of Rain—September 7, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1991.

Marcia Lawson, "Freezer Burn," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995.

Marcia Lawson, "Changing of the Guard," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995.

Mrs. Tubbs, "What Life?," ER, NBC, 1995.

Dr. Phyllis Larkin, "Stand," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

"The Way Things Never Were," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

"Father Knows Best," High Incident, ABC, 1996.

"Nobody Walks in El Camino," High Incident, ABC, 1996.

Dr. Phyllis Larkin, "Ex Marks the Spot," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

Darla, "On the Road," Mad About You, NBC, 1997.

"E-Mail," Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (also known as Beyond Belief), 1997.

Mrs. Stevenson, "Dog Bite," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Dr. Phyllis Larkin, "The Lung and the Restless," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.

Debbie Thomas, Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997.

Sandy, "Maybe It's You," L.A. Doctors, CBS, 1998.

Lynette Chase, "An Impartial Bias," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Vicky McMahon, "Chapter Six," Boston Public, Fox, 2000.

Claire Rafferty, "Unhand Me," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Olivia Ferguson, "The Ferguson Syndrome," Miracles, ABC, 2003.

Karen Pendleton, "Day 4: 11:00 a.m.-12 p.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.

Judith Raitt, "Farthingale," Life, NBC, 2007.

Judith Raitt, "Serious Control Issues," Life, NBC, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Those the River Keeps, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1994.