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Post, Markie 1950-


Full name, Marjorie Armstrong Post; born November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, CA; daughter of Richard F. (a nuclear physicist) and Marylee (a poet) Post; married Stephen Knox (divorced); married Michael A. Ross (an actor, singer, writer, and producer), February 7, 1982; children: (second marriage) Kate, Daisy. Education: Lewis and Clark College, B.A.; Claremont McKenna College, graduated.


Agent—Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048; (voice work) TGMD Talent Agency, 6767 Forest Lawn Dr., Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90068. Manager—Matthew Lesher, Insight, 1134 Cloverdale Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019.


Actress and producer. Actress in community productions; also worked as game show researcher, 1970s, and editor.


American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors:

TV Land Award nomination, lady you love to watch fight for her life in a movie of the week, 2007.


Television Appearances; Series:

Model, Card Sharks (also known as The New Card Sharks), NBC, 1978-81.

Barbara Jane Bookman, Semi-Tough, ABC, 1980.

Chris Brandon, The Gangster Chronicles (also known as The Gangster Chronicles: An American Story), NBC, 1981.

Terri Michaels (also known as Terri Shannon), The Fall Guy, ABC, 1982-85.

Christine Sullivan, Night Court, NBC, 1985-92.

Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman, a recurring role, Hearts Afire, CBS, between 1992 and 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jan Thacker, Not Just Another Affair (also known as Perfect Affair), CBS, 1982.

Barbara Nelson, Glitter, 1984.

Delia Langtree, Triplecross, ABC, 1986.

Linda Moon, Glitz, NBC, 1988.

Marla, Tricks of the Trade, CBS, 1988.

Sharon Dancey, Stranger at My Door (also known as Dead Run), CBS, 1991.

Joyce Benderman, Appointment for a Killing (also known as Beyond Suspicion), NBC, 1993.

Laurie Phillips, Someone She Knows, NBC, 1994.

Judith English (some sources cite Judith Heald), Visitors of the Night, NBC, 1995.

Gwen Kessler, Chasing the Dragon, Lifetime, 1996.

Amy Hoffman, Survival on the Mountain, NBC, 1997.

Voice of horse, Dog's Best Friend, The Family Channel, 1997.

Rosemary Zoltanne, I've Been Waiting for You, NBC, 1998.

Virginia Corbett, Till Dad Do Us Part, Fox Family Channel, 2001.

Mom Chandler, Holiday in Handcuffs, ABC Family Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around, 1978.

$50,000 a Minute, 1985.

60th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1986.

The Wildest West Show of the Stars, CBS, 1986.

Host, The 98th Tournament of the Roses Parade, NBC, 1987.

Magic in the Magic Kingdom (also known as Disney's "Magic in the Magic Kingdom"), NBC, 1988.

The Chipmunks: Rockin' through the Decades (also known as Rockin' with the Chipmunks), NBC, 1990.

Host, A Healthy Challenge: The National Nutrition Test, Lifetime, 1993.

Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade, CBS, 1996.

Women of the Net, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Narrator, Intimate Portrait: Kathie Lee Gifford, Lifetime, 2001.

Family Feud: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

John Ritter Remembered, VH1, 2003.

TV Movie Superstars: Women You Love, Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Julie Ramsdell, Massarati and the Brain, ABC, 1982.

Terry Shannon, How Do I Kill a Thief—Let Me Count the Ways, ABC, 1982.

Sally Leadbetter, Six Pack, NBC, 1983.

Courtney Hollander, Scene of the Crime, NBC, 1984.

Electra Woman, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, The WB, 2001.

Late Bloomers, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 21st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1986.

The 23rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1988.

The 5th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1991.

Presenter, The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1992.

Host, The Horatio Alger Awards, CBS, 1995.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Joella Cameron, "The Plot to Kill a City: Parts 1 & 2," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1979.

Linda Woods, "Master of Deception," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1979.

Pamela Morris, "The Confession," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1979.

Roberta, "Rally Round the Bank," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1979.

"A Brutal Assault," The Lazarus Syndrome, 1979.

Sandy, "Cop Out," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1979.

Kerry, "The Commitment," Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1980.

Valerie Wood, "Siege," B. J. and the Bear, NBC, 1980.

"A Slight Case of Quarantine," House Calls, 1980.

Carolyn Perry, "Details at Eleven," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1981.

Deborah Dante, "The Two-Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Fast Ball," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1981.

"Requiem for a Narc," McClain's Law, 1981.

"Wildfire," Code Red, 1982.

Donna Baker, "A Dress to Remember," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

Courtney Garner, "A Novel Way to Die," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983.

Dee Dee and Doris Holden, "Dee Dee's Dilemma/Julie's Blind Date/The Prize Winner," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983.

Doreen Murphy, "Return to the Cotton Club/No Friends Like Old Friends," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983.

Heather Landon, "Just Three Friends," Cheers, NBC, 1983.

Leslie Bektall/Sister Teresa, "The Only Church in Town," The A-Team, NBC, 1983.

Amy Marshall, "Dark Secret," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1984.

Christine Sullivan, "Christine and Mac," Night Court, NBC, 1984.

Rina Turian, "Hot Styles," The A-Team, NBC, 1984.

Jill Stanton, "Prisms," Hotel, ABC, 1984.

Anne Crowley, "Sleeping Dogs," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1985.

Super Password, 1985, 1986.

Comedy Break, Showtime, 1985.

Herself, "A Room with a View," Dave's World, CBS, 1994.

Alexis Miller, "The Many Faces of Alex," VR.5 (also known as VR), Fox, 1995.

Lisa McCauley, "Falling," Dave's World, CBS, 1996.

Julia Whitney, "The First Girlfriend's Club," Odd Man Out, ABC, 1999.

Nancy Waldon, "It's a Hard Knock Life," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX, 2000.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), multiple appearances, 2000.

Lily Reid, "My Old Man," Scrubs, 2002.

Lily Reid, "My Dirty Secret," Scrubs, 2003.

Audrey Livingston, "Last Waltz," The District, CBS, 2003.

Audrey Livingston/Simone Fairgate, "A.K.A.," The District, CBS, 2004.

Lily Reid, "His Story III," Scrubs, 2006.

Diana Lasseter, "The Woman of His Dreams," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2006.

"The One with the Cast of ‘Night Court,’" 30 Rock, NBC, 2008.

Appeared as a guest panelist in Body Language, CBS; and as a guest panelist in The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour, NBC; also appeared in Scene of the Crime, CBS.

Television Work; Series:

Associate producer, Double Dare, CBS, 1976-77.

Television Work; Movies:

Co-executive producer, Appointment for a Killing (also known as Beyond Suspicion), NBC, 1993.

Also produced a program about President Bill Clinton's inauguration, The Disney Channel, 1993.

Film Appearances:

Chris Brennan, Gangster Wars, CIC, 1981.

Sheila Jensen (Mary's mother), There's Something about Mary (also known as There's Something More about Mary), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Christine Merriweather, Cook-Off!, Halcyon, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, The Fantasticks, Guys and Dolls, and The Hairy Ape.



Sheila Jensen, Behind the Zipper with Magda, 1998.

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