Rodd, Marcia 1940–

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RODD, Marcia 1940–


Born July 8, 1940, in Lyons, KS; daughter of Charles C. and Rosetta (maiden name, Thran) Rodd; married Dale W. Hagen, April 2, 1960 (divorced, 1978). Education: Northwestern University, B.A., 1963; trained for the stage with Alvina Krause. Politics: Democrat. Avocational Interests: Tennis, carpentry, painting, needlepoint, crossword puzzles, reading mysteries, playing cards.


Manager—Kathy Lymberopoulos, 13601 Ventura Blvd., #354, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423–3701.


Actress, singer, and director. Appeared in commercials for Maxwell House Coffee.


Actors' Equity Association (western advisory board, 1989–95), Screen Actors Guild (board of directors, 1995, board of SAG Conservatory, 1996, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Drama Desk Award, for Your Own Thing; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best actress in a musical, 1973, for Shelter.


Stage Appearances:

(Off–Broadway debut), Oh Say Can You See!, Provincetown Playhouse, 1962.

(Broadway debut) Various roles, Oh! What a Lovely War, Broadhurst Theatre, 1964.

Various roles, Cambridge Circus, Square East, New York City, 1964.

Various roles, The Mad Show, New Theatre, New York City, 1966.

Lotte, Chu Chem, New Locust Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1966.

Bea, Love in E–Flat, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1967.

Viola, Love and Let Love, Sheridan Square Playhouse, New York City, 1968.

Olivia, Your Own Thing, Huntington Hartford Theatre, Los Angeles, 1968, then (London debut), Comedy Theatre, 1969.

Bobbi Michele, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1970.

Maud, Shelter, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1973.

Mistress Page, The Merry Wives of Windsor, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1974.

Voice of Mrs. Blustone, Pinocchio (puppet show), Bil Baird Puppet Theatre, New York City, 1974.

May Daniels, Once in a Lifetime, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1975.

K. C. Wofford, And If That Mockingbird Don't Sing, Circle Theatre, Los Angeles, 1977.

The Goodbye People, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1977.

Michelle, I Can't Keep Running in Place, Westside Theatre (Upstairs), New York City, 1981.

Clara, I'm Not Rappaport, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1985–88.

Tessie, Daughters, Westside Theatre (Upstairs), 1986.

Diana Vreeland, Full Gallop (one–woman show), Actors Theatre, Louisville, KY, 1998–99.

Florence Harding, Everyone's Friend, Whitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1999.

Clara, Lovers at Versailles, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA, 2003.

Also appeared as Goldie, Fiddler on the Roof; Mabel Normand, Mack and Mabel.

Major Tours:

Dorothy, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, U.S. cities, 1966.

Daisy Gamble, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, U.S. cities, 1967.

Aldonza, Man of La Mancha, U.S. cities, 1971.

Stage Director:

After We Eat the Apple, Cubiculo Theatre, New York City, 1972.

Blithe Spirit, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1978.

Film Appearances:

Patsy Newquist, Little Murders, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1972.

Dayle, T. R. Baskin (also known as Date with a Lonely Girl), Paramount, 1972.

Connie Rissley/Portland Angel, Handle with Care (also known as Citizen's Band and The Great American Citizens Band), Paramount, 1977.

Adrian, Last Embrace, United Artists, 1979.

Mrs. Lacy, The Scout, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1994.

Sarah, The Scottish Tale, The Asylum, 1996.

Madge, Mulligans! (short film), 1997.

Mama Scrico, Wanted, York Entertainment, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Stephanie, Angela's sister, The Dumplings, NBC, 1976.

Elaine Dowling, 13 Queens Boulevard, ABC, 1979.

Alice Kovacs, Flamingo Road, NBC, 1981.

E. J. Willoughby Riverside, Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1982–86.

Clause Zimmer, The Four Seasons, CBS, 1984.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Eve, How to Break Up a Happy Divorce, NBC, 1976.

Lily, Between the Darkness and the Dawn, NBC, 1985.

School principal, Where Are My Children?, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Regular, The David Frost Revue, syndicated, 1971.

Barbara McKain, "A Movie Star's Daughter," The ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1979.

Mary, Keeping On, PBS, 1981.

Mrs. Gunn, The Land of Little Rain, PBS, 1988.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Cherry Wilson, Pioneer Spirit, NBC, 1969.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Linda, "Linda, Linda, Linda," The New Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1971.

Marilyn Sanders, "Mike's Mysterious Son," All in the Family, CBS, 1972.

Carol Trainer, "Maude," All in the Family, CBS, 1972.

Connie, "The Torn Man," Medical Center, CBS, 1972.

Phyllis, "The Captives," Medical Center, CBS, 1975.

Nurse Marion Hollister, "Fatal Witness," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1975.

Leslie Perkins, "Walter's Temptation," Maude, CBS, 1977.

Nurse Lorraine Anderson, "Temporary Duty," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1978.

Nancy Rhoden, "Samaritan," Lou Grant, CBS, 1979.

"Sweet Land of Liberty," Quincy, M.E., 1979.

Prosecuting attorney, "God in the Dock," Insight, 1980.

Imogene Keaton, "Til Life Do Us Part," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1980.

Allison Flanders, "Home Again," Archie Bunker's Place, CBS, 1980.

Captain Slater, "The Yellow Rose," Bret Maverick, NBC, 1981.

Vivian Hamlin, "Cameras," Lou Grant, CBS, 1982.

Hillary, "The Playboy Show," Laverne & Shirley, ABC, 1982.

"The Agony of D'Feet," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1983.

Nora Sedgwick, "Hi Honey, I'm Home," Night Court, NBC, 1984.

Ann Haynes, "The Right Thing," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1985.

"Love and the Girl of My Dreams," New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986.

Betty Fiddler, "Keep the Home Fries Burning," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Marcy, "After School Special," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

"Christmas in Saigon," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

"Fear and Loathing with Russell Buckins" (also known as "Doin' the Quarter Mile in a Lifetime"), 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

Madeline DeHaven, "Harbinger of Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988.

Woman, "Harry's Vacation," Empty Nest, NBC, 1988.

"Loc'd Out: Parts 1 & 2" (also known as "Partners: Parts 1&2"), 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Miss Doyle, "Oh, the Shark Bites!," Hunter, NBC, 1990.

"Love Means Constantly Having to Say You're Sorry," Doogie Howser, M.D., 1993. "Once Burned, Twice Chey," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1994.

Barbara Burton, "Doctor in the House," Home Improvement, ABC, 1995.

Jane Wilcott Sumner, "Housecleaning," Sisters, NBC, 1996.

Visiting general, "The Visitor," The Army Show, The WB, 1998.

Melissa Harold's mother, "Responsible Parties," ER, NBC, 1999.

Susan Lumberg, "Telling Lies," Family Law, CBS, 2000.

Judge Paula Scott, "Recovery," Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Judge Paula Scott, "Celano v. Foster," Family Law, CBS, 2002.

"Moving On," Without a Trace, CBS, 2003.

Also appeared in "Love and Passion Point," New Love, American Style, ABC; My Friend Tony, ABC; CBS Repertory Theatre, CBS; Wednesday Revue, NET; Tonight Show, NBC; Ed Sullivan Show, NBC; Titus; Match Game PM; To Tell the Truth; David Frost Show, CBS.