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MacRae, Heather 1946–

PERSONAL

Born October 5, 1946, in New York, NY; daughter of Gordon (an actor and singer) and Sheila (an actress and singer) MacRae; stepdaughter of Ronald Wayne (a producer); sister of Meredith MacRae (an actress and singer).

Career: Actress.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Recess, Edwin Films, 1969.

Heather, Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow! (also known as Barney), Transvue Pictures, 1971.

Helen Lacey, Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex * but Were Afraid to Ask (also known as Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex), United Artists, 1972.

Holly Wiggen, Bang the Drum Slowly, Paramount, 1973.

Mary, A Perfect Couple, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1979.

The Perils of P. K., Joseph Green Pictures, 1986.

Mrs. Tobin, Life with Mikey (also known as Give Me a Break), Buena Vista, 1993.

Nurse Patty, The Namesake, Fox Searchlight, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Cohost, The Sheila MacRae Show, syndicated, 1971.

Linda Peters, A World Apart, ABC, 1971.

Television Appearances; Movies:

June McGruder, The Connection, ABC, 1973.

Lynn Briskin, Secrets of Three Hungry Wives, NBC, 1978.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Annie Ray, The Four of Us, ABC, 1977.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Anne, "Flipper and the Puppy," Flipper, NBC, 1966.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1972.

Lila, "Night Life," Wide World Mystery, ABC, 1973.

"Once in Her Life," CBS Daytime 90, CBS, 1974.

Debra, "The Set–Up: Parts 1 & 2," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1977.

Eve, "A Hairy Yak Plays Musical Chairs Eagerly," Flying High, CBS, 1978.

Aunt Mafalda, "Haunted House," Clarissa Explains It All (also known as Clarissa), Nickelodeon, 1992.

Aunt Mafalda, "Crush," Clarissa Explains It All (also known as Clarissa), Nickelodeon, 1992.

Aunt Mafalda, "The Return of Mafalda," Clarissa Explains It All (also known as Clarissa), Nickel-odeon, 1992.

Cathy, "The Focus Group," Frasier, NBC, 1996.

Mrs. Loomis (some sources cite Mrs. Loom), "Camping and Housekeepers," Soul Man, ABC, 1997.

Landlady, "Sacrifice," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001.

Andrea Mason, "Execution," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2002.

Administrator, "The Strong, Silent Type," The Sopranos, HBO, 2002.

Judge, "The Ick Factor," Sex and the City, HBO, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Abra Bacon, Here's Where I Belong (musical), Billy Rose Theatre, New York City, 1968.

Sheila, understudy, and member of ensemble, Hair (musical), Biltmore Theatre, New York City, beginning 1969.

Faith Bigelow, Coastal Disturbances, Second Stage Theatre Company, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1987–88.

Charlotte, Falsettos (musical), John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1992–93.

Dolores and caterer, A Catered Affair (musical), Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 2008.

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