O'Toole, Annette 1952(?)–

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O'TOOLE, Annette 1952(?)


Born April 1, 1952 (some sources say 1953 or 1954), in Houston, TX; married Bill Geisslinger, 1982 (divorced); married Michael McKean (an actor), March 20, 1999; children: (first marriage) Nell, Anna. Education: Attended University of California, Los Angeles.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager Envoy Entertainment, 1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 530, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Actress, writer, and producer.

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

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or special, 1990, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a miniseries or motion picture made for television, 1991, both for The Kennedys of Massachusetts.


Film Appearances:

Doria Houston/Miss Anaheim, Smile, United Artists, 1975.

Janet Hays, One on One, Warner Bros., 1977.

Sharon, King of the Gypsies, Paramount, 1978.

Susan, Foolin' Around, Columbia, 1980.

Alice Perrin, Cat People, Universal, 1982.

Elaine, 48 Hrs. (also known as 48 Hours ), Paramount, 1982.

Lana Lang, Superman III, Warner Bros., 1983.

Kathy, Cross My Heart, Universal, 1987.

Mrs. King, Love at Large, Orion, 1990.

Voice of Toni Whitney as an adult, Andre, Paramount, 1994.

Ginny Rucklehaus, Imaginary Crimes, Warner Bros., 1994.

Jo Cavanaugh, Here on Earth, Twentieth CenturyFox, 2000.

Herself, Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (documentary), Cowboy Pictures, 2002.

Nora, Temptation, 2003.

Also appeared in Catch a Falling Star.

Film Work:

Producer, Temptation, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Gypsy, Bright Promise, NBC, between 1969 and 1972.

Lisa Bridges, Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges ), CBS, 19961998.

Dottie Thorson, The Huntress, USA, 2000.

Martha Kent, Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years ), The WB, beginning 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Betsy North, Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North, CBS, 1989.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, The Kennedys of Massachusetts (also known as The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys ), ABC, 1990.

Beverly "Bev"/"Bevvie" Marsh Rogan, "Stephen King's It" (also known as "It"), ABC Novel for Television, ABC, 1990.

Sarah Thompson, Danielle Steel's "Jewels " (also known as Jewels ), NBC, 1992.

Cheryl Keeton Cunningham, Dead by Sunset, NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jenny, The Girl Most Likely To..., ABC, 1973.

Bambi, The Entertainer, NBC, 1976.

Wendy Dehagen (some sources cite Wendy Geoghegan), The War between the Tates, NBC, 1977.

Carol Martin, Love for Rent, ABC, 1979.

Tammy Wynette, Stand by Your Man, CBS, 1981.

Lola Lamar, Copacabana (also known as Barry Manilow's Copacabana ), CBS, 1985.

Jessica, Arthur Hailey's "Strong Medicine " (also known as Strong Medicine ), Operation Prime Time, 1986.

Nana Marie "Nim" Fitzpatrick, Broken Vows, CBS, 1987.

Maude Gage Baum, The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (also known as The Dreamer of Oz ), NBC, 1990.

Kate Comstock, "A Girl of the Limberlost," Wonder-Works Family Movie, PBS, 1990.

Helen Lester, White Lie (also known as Louisiana Black ), USA Network, 1991.

Kate Wilson, Kiss of a Killer (also known as Point of Murder ), ABC, 1993.

Julie, Love Matters, Showtime, 1993.

Ellen Wells, A Mother's Revenge (also known as Desperate Justice and A Mother's Justice ), ABC, 1993.

Keri Evans, The Christmas Box, CBS, 1995.

Joann, My Brother's Keeper, CBS, 1995.

Annie Hodges, The Man Next Door, ABC, 1996.

Anne Hallowell, Keeping the Promise, CBS, 1997.

Connie Phipps, Final Descent, CBS, 1997.

Gwen, Final Justice, Lifetime, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Kathy, Vanities, HBO, 1981.

Rachel Blackstone, Best Legs in the Eighth Grade, HBO, 1984.

Secret World of the Very Young, CBS, 1985.

Bridge to Terabithia, PBS, 1985.

"Unpublished Letters," General Motors Playwrights Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, 1991.

Hope, "On Hope," Directed By, Showtime, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dottie Thorson, The Huntress, USA, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tina, "The Chaperones," My Three Sons, CBS, 1967.

"Love Is a Nickel Bag," Dan August, ABC, 1970.

Lark Walters, "The Mysterious Mr. Tate," The Men from Shiloh, NBC, 1970.

Edda Sprague, "The Witness," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1970.

Lark Walters, "The Mysterious Mr. Tate," The Virginian, 1970.

"A Bummer for R. J.," Mod Squad, ABC, 1971.

Carol, "Partridge up a Pair Tree," The Partridge Family, ABC, 1971.

Ann, "... And I Want Some Candy and a Gun That Shoots," Hawaii FiveO, CBS, 1971.

Jenny, "The TwentyFour Carat Hit," Search, NBC, 1973.

Pregnant woman, "Frozen Smoke," The Rookies, ABC, 1973.

Waitress, "Lots of Trees and a Running Stream," The Rookies, ABC, 1973.

"George," Dirty Sally, CBS, 1974.

"My Fair Laddie," Dirty Sally, 1974.

"The Lost Man," The FBI, ABC, 1974.

"Shoefly," Police Woman, NBC, 1974.

Rita Bonelli, "The Killing Ground," S.W.A.T., ABC, 1975.

Tina, "Terror on Wheels," Petrocelli, NBC, 1975.

Heather, "The Indian," Serpico, NBC, 1976.

Cas Carter, "Band of Evil," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976.

"Case: May vs. December," The Tony Randall Show, ABC, 1977.

"Everybody's Girl," What Really Happened to the Class of '65?, NBC, 1977.

"Dating Two Can Be Treacherous," The Tony Randall Show, CBS, 1978.

"Ladies in Waiting," Visions, PBS, 1979.

Stella, "An Unlocked Window," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1985.

Miss Edmunds, "Bridge to Terabithia," American Playhouse, PBS, 1985.

Claudia Harrell, "Traveler," Lonesome Dove: The Series, 1992.

Commander Lydia Manning, "Dark Matters," The Outer Limits, syndicated, 1995.

"Bess You Is Not My Woman Now," Dream On, HBO, 1995.

Rhiannon Lawrence, "State of the Unions," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1998.

Valerie Grace, "Mega," Law & Order, NBC, 2000.

Herself, Pyramid, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Wyla Lee, Yankee Wives, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1983.

Also appeared in Love Letters, Vanities, Sun Bearing Down, and Merton of the Movies.


Film Songs:

A Mighty Wind, 2003.

Television Episodes:

Wrote for The Huntress, USA.

Writings; Other:

Wrote editorials and book reviews for America Online's

website The Book Report; contributed to Self magazine.



People Weekly, July 5, 1999, p. 106.

Texas Monthly, June, 2000, p. 20.