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Ah, Morgan Fairchild ... what a name, isn't it?

Never liked her much though, but since I grew up in the 80ies and just loved to watch TV with my grandmother I've seen quite a lot of her work. Actually she's quite a good actress I have to admit.

So I sneaked over to imdb.com to get us some facts on Morgan's life & work ...

Date of Birth: 3 February 1950, Dallas, Texas, USA

Birth Name: Patsy Ann McClenny

Nickname: Little Bird

Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Biography

"You can never be too rich or too thin." This elegant lady defined the TV version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama lessons after she was too shy to give a book report in class. From the age of 10, she performed in children's plays. Later she would do dinner theater and stock productions in Dallas. She chose Morgan as a stage name. In 1973, Morgan decided to pursue a career in television; just 6 weeks after moving to New York she landed the key role of Jennifer in the daytime series "Search for Tomorrow" (1951); she stayed on until 1977.

Morgan moved to Los Angeles, where she originated the role of Jenna Wade on the wildly popular nighttime soap "Dallas" (1978)(Jenna was later portrayed by Priscilla Presley). Morgan made numerous guest appearances on TV series. She played Constance (Weldon) Carlyle in "Flamingo Road" (1981), and she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress; that was her breakout show that propelled her to stardom.

Morgan continued to perform in live theater, her acclaimed portrayal of Skye in the off-Broadway comedy "Geniuses" helped make it one of the "Top Ten Plays" of the year according to Time Magazine and the New York Times. Other stage appearances have included productions of "Goodbye Charlie" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." On TV, she played the naughty Racine in the series "Paper Dolls" (1984) in 1984. Later, she starred in the TV series "Falcon Crest" (1981) from 1985-86, having made a niche for herself playing ambitious beauties. Morgan received an Emmy nomination for a special episode of "Murphy Brown" (1988).

Morgan has shared some of her beauty secrets by authoring the book "Super Looks" which is a complete guide that includes makeup, exercise, and diet tips. Morgan is a member of the Entertainment Industry AIDS Task Force. She is an active speaker on environmental issues and helped found the Environmental Communications Office, which encourages entertainment industry professionals to become better educated and more active on environmental issues. Morgan is a collector of movie memorabilia (particularly anything about Marilyn Monroe) and antique clothing. She is a ballet fan and is also interested in anthropology and paleontology; Morgan is truly a brainy beauty.

IMDb Mini Biography By: [email protected]

Spouse: Jack Calmes (1967 - 1973) (divorced)

Trade Mark: Hour-glass figure, Seductive deep voice

Trivia

Her first name is taken from the the title character of the David Warner movie, Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966).

Mother: Martha Jane Hartt McClenny, English teacher at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas. Died May 4, 1999 (complications from stroke).

Is a 1967 graduate of Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas.

First professional job was acting as Faye Dunaway's double during the location filming of Bonnie and Clyde (1967). A native Texan, Morgan was later considered for the Cybill Shepherd role in The Last Picture Show (1971), competing alongside Sissy Spacek.

Measurements: 33-25-31 (in 1980), 34D-25-32 (post-implants), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

She is the sister of actress Cathryn Hartt.

She was voted "1981 Star Of Tomorrow" by the National Association Of Theatre Owners - in November of 1980.

Served as Grand Marshal at the St. Louis Pridefest Parade on June 25, 2006.

Served as Grand Marshal at Bellflower's Liberty Day Parade on October 11, 2003-which marked Bellflower, California's 46th Birthday celebration.

Named "One Of The 10 Most Beautiful Women In The World" by Harpers Bazaar in 1982.

Personal Quotes

"They're not paying me to play a chairwoman. They're paying me to show up looking glam and, damn it, I'm gonna show up looking glam!"

Filmography

Actress:

1. The Steamroom (2008) (post-production) .... Sheila

2. Spring Break '83 (2008) (post-production) .... Mouth's Mother

3. The Sno Cone Stand Inc (2008) (completed) .... Cathy Wanton

4. "Two and a Half Men" .... Donna (1 episode, 2007)

- Young People Have Phlegm Too (2007) TV episode .... Donna

5. "Fashion House" .... Sophia Blakely (36 episodes, 2006)

- A New Foundation (2006) TV episode .... Sophia Blakely

- Falling Apart at the Seams (2006) TV episode .... Sophia Blakely

- Maria's Final Bow (2006) TV episode .... Sophia Blakely

- Breaking Point (2006) TV episode .... Sophia Blakely

- The Betrayal (2006) TV episode .... Sophia Blakely

(31 more)

6. The Initiation of Sarah (2006) (TV) .... Trina Goodwin

7. Shock to the System (2006) .... Phyllis Hale

8. "That '70s Show" .... Carolyn (1 episode, 2004)

- Going Mobile (2004) TV episode .... Carolyn

9. Knuckle Sandwich (2004) .... Mrs. Simms

10. "Just Shoot Me!" .... Lily Barton (1 episode, 2003)

- Pictures of Lily (2003) TV episode .... Lily Barton

11. Arizona Summer (2003) .... Debbie

12. I Was a Teenage Faust (2002) (TV) .... Babylonia

13. "That '80s Show" .... Cossima Blair (1 episode, 2002)

- Beach Party (2002) TV episode .... Cossima Blair

14. "Maybe It's Me" .... Big Kimberly (1 episode, 2002)

- The Quahog Festival Episode (2002) TV episode .... Big Kimberly

15. "Providence" .... Gwendolynne Gold (1 episode, 2002)

- Limbo (2002) TV episode .... Gwendolynne Gold

16. Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002) .... Courtney Vandermint

17. "Roswell" .... Meris Wheeler (2 episodes, 2002)

... aka Roswell High (UK) (USA: working title)

- Chant Down Babylon (2002) TV episode .... Meris Wheeler

- Panacea (2002) TV episode .... Meris Wheeler

18. "7th Heaven" .... Merle 'Bird' (1 episode, 2001)

... aka 7th Heaven: Beginnings (USA: rerun title)

... aka Seventh Heaven

- Teased (2001) TV episode .... Merle 'Bird'

19. "Friends" .... Nora Tyler Bing (5 episodes, 1995-2001)

- The One After I Do (2001) TV episode .... Nora Tyler Bing

- The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Part 1 (2001) TV episode .... Nora Tyler Bing

- The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Part 2 (2001) TV episode .... Nora Tyler Bing

- The One with the Thanksgiving Flashbacks (1998) TV episode .... Nora Tyler Bing

- The One with Mrs. Bing (1995) TV episode .... Nora Tyler Bing

20. "Dharma & Greg" .... Jackie (1 episode, 2001)

- Dharma Does Dallas (2001) TV episode .... Jackie

21. Jungle Juice (2001) .... Felicia

22. Held for Ransom (2000) .... Mrs. Kirtland

23. Peril (2000) .... Terry

... aka The Cursed (UK)

24. Unshackled (2000) .... Mrs. Rebecca Miller

25. "The New Addams Family" .... Lady Pretensia (1 episode, 1999)

- Thing's Romance (1999) TV episode .... Lady Pretensia

26. Just Deserts (1999) (TV) .... Catherine Harcourt

27. Nice Guys Sleep Alone (1999) .... Lorraine

28. Shattered Illusions (1998) .... Angie

29. "Touched by an Angel" .... Jackie Sykes (1 episode, 1997)

- My Dinner with Andrew (1997) TV episode .... Jackie Sykes

30. "Head Over Heels" .... Mona DuBois (1 episode, 1997)

- Gigolo Guy (1997) TV episode .... Mona DuBois

31. "Cybill" .... Andrea Thorpe / ... (4 episodes, 1995-1997)

- Let's Stalk (1997) TV episode .... Andrea Thorpe

- The Piano (1997) TV episode .... Andrea Thorpe

- Wedding Bell Blues (1996) TV episode .... Andrea Thorpe

- As the World Turns to Crap (1995) TV episode .... Andrea

32. Moment of Truth: Into the Arms of Danger (1997) (TV) .... Diana Astin

... aka Running Wild (UK) (USA)

... aka Into the Arms of Danger (USA: short title)

33. "General Hospital" (1963) TV series .... Sydney Chase (unknown episodes, 1996)

34. "ABC Afterschool Specials" .... Joan (1 episode, 1996)

- Teenage Confidential (1996) TV episode .... Joan

35. Star Command (1996) (TV) .... Cmdr. Sigrid Ivorstetter

... aka In the Fold (USA)

36. Dead Man's Island (1996) (TV) .... Valerie St. Vincent

37. "The City" (1995) TV series .... Debbie Tompkins / ... (unknown episodes, 1995-1996)

38. Gospa (1995) .... Sister Fabijana Zovko

39. Venus Rising (1995) .... Peyton

40. Criminal Hearts (1995) .... District Attorney

41. "Diagnosis Murder" .... Pamela Dorn (1 episode, 1994)

- My Four Husbands (1994) TV episode .... Pamela Dorn

42. Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994) .... Camella Swales

... aka Virgin Hunters

43. "Empty Nest" .... Zoe (1 episode, 1994)

- Best Friends (1994) TV episode .... Zoe

44. "Burke's Law" .... June Ward (1 episode, 1994)

- Who Killed Romeo? (1994) TV episode .... June Ward

45. Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III (1994) (V) .... Beth Chaney

... aka Body Chemistry 3: Point of Seduction (USA: video box title)

46. "Robin's Hoods" .... Caroline (1 episode, 1994)

- Episode #1.9 (1994) TV episode .... Caroline

47. "Murder, She Wrote" .... Iris Novaro (1 episode, 1993)

- Murder at a Discount (1993) TV episode .... Iris Novaro

48. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" .... Miranda (1 episode, 1993)

... aka Lois & Clark

... aka The New Adventures of Superman (UK)

- Pheromone, My Lovely (1993) TV episode .... Miranda

49. Based on an Untrue Story (1993) (TV) .... Satin Chow

50. Freaked (1993) .... Stewardess

... aka Freak Show (USA: TV title)

... aka Hideous Mutant Freekz

51. Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993) (TV) .... Alana Westbrook

52. Paradies am Ende der Berge, Das (1993) (TV) .... Irmgard Hoelzl

53. "Roseanne" .... Marla (3 episodes, 1992)

- It's No Place Like Home for the Holidays (1992) TV episode .... Marla

- Stand on Your Man (1992) TV episode .... Marla

- Ladies' Choice (1992) TV episode .... Marla

54. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1992) (TV) .... Irene Adler

55. Writer's Block (1991) (TV) .... Magenta Hart

56. Even Angels Fall (1991) (TV) .... Leslie

57. Menu for Murder (1990) (TV) .... Paula Preston

... aka Murder at the P.T.A. Luncheon

58. Mob Boss (1990) (V) .... Gina

59. How to Murder a Millionaire (1990) (TV) .... Loretta

60. "Murphy Brown" .... Julia St. Martin (1 episode, 1989)

- TV or not TV (1989) TV episode .... Julia St. Martin

61. Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1989) .... Mayor Karen Wilton

62. The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (1989) (TV) .... Lucy

63. "My Two Dads" .... Diana Thackery (1 episode, 1989)

- Macho, Stupid Guy Time (1989) TV episode .... Diana Thackery

64. Killing Blue (1988) .... Lisa

... aka Midnight Cop

65. Street of Dreams (1988) (TV) .... Laura Cassidy/Eva Bomberg

66. Deadly Illusion (1987) .... Jane Mallory/Sharon Burton

... aka I Love You to Death

... aka Love You to Death (USA)

67. Sleeping Beauty (1987) .... Queen

... aka Cannon Movie Tales: Sleeping Beauty (USA: series title)

... aka Sleeping Beauty: A Cannon Film (USA: closing credits title)

68. Campus Man (1987) .... Katherine Van Buren

69. Our Planet Tonight (1987) (TV) .... Co-host

70. Red Headed Stranger (1986) .... Raysha Shay

71. "Falcon Crest" .... Jordan Roberts (29 episodes, 1985-1986)

- The Cataclysm (1986) TV episode .... Jordan Roberts

- Captive Hearts (1986) TV episode .... Jordan Roberts

- Consumed (1986) TV episode .... Jordan Roberts

- Cease and Desist (1986) TV episode .... Jordan Roberts

- Dangerous Ground (1986) TV episode .... Jordan Roberts

(24 more)

72. "North and South, Book II" (1986) TV mini-series .... Burdetta Halloran

... aka Love and War (USA: subtitle)

73. "North and South" (1985) TV mini-series .... Burdetta Halloran

74. Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (1985) (TV) .... Various

75. "Paper Dolls" .... Racine (13 episodes, 1984)

- Episode #1.13 (1984) TV episode .... Racine

- Episode #1.12 (1984) TV episode .... Racine

- Episode #1.11 (1984) TV episode .... Racine

- Episode #1.10 (1984) TV episode .... Racine

- Episode #1.9 (1984) TV episode .... Racine

(8 more)

76. The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984) (TV) .... Lady Marian

77. Time Bomb (1984) (TV) .... Renee DeSalles

78. Hotel (1983) (TV) .... Carol

79. "Hotel" .... Carol (1 episode, 1983)

... aka Arthur Hailey's Hotel

- Hotel (1983) TV episode .... Carol

80. Honeyboy (1982) (TV) .... Judy Wellman

81. "Simon & Simon" .... Alex Houston / ... (1 episode, 1982)

- Emeralds Are Not a Girl's Best Friend (1982) TV episode .... Alex Houston/Catherine Hailey

82. "Magnum, P.I." .... Catherine Hailey aka Alex Houston (1 episode, 1982)

- Ki'is Don't Lie (1982) TV episode .... Catherine Hailey aka Alex Houston

83. Paper Dolls (1982) (TV) .... Racine

84. "Flamingo Road" .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle (37 episodes, 1981-1982)

- Murder They Said (1982) TV episode .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

- The Harder They fall (1982) TV episode .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

- An Eye for an Eye (1982) TV episode .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

- The Bad and the Beautiful (1982) TV episode .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

- The High and the Mighty (1982) TV episode .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

(32 more)

85. Stars Over Texas (1982) (TV)

... aka Bob Hope's Stars Over Texas Special (USA: complete title)

86. "The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour" (1 episode, 1982)

- Episode #1.2 (1982) TV episode

87. The Seduction (1982) .... Jamie Douglas

88. "The Love Boat" .... Jenny Boyer (2 episodes, 1981)

- Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 1 (1981) TV episode .... Jenny Boyer

- Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 2 (1981) TV episode .... Jenny Boyer

89. The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite (1981) (TV) .... Stella

90. Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy (1981) (TV)

... aka Bob Hope's Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy (USA: complete title)

91. Women Who Rate a 10 (1981) (TV) .... Hostess

92. Flamingo Road (1980) (TV) .... Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle

93. The Dream Merchants (1980) (TV) .... Dulcie Warren

94. The Memory of Eva Ryker (1980) (TV) .... Lisa

95. "Young Maverick" .... Selene (1 episode, 1980)

- Makin' Tracks (1980) TV episode .... Selene

96. "A Man Called Sloane" .... Melissa Nelson (1 episode, 1979)

- The Venus Microbe (1979) TV episode .... Melissa Nelson

97. The Concrete Cowboys (1979) (TV) .... Kate/Carla

... aka Ramblin' Man

98. "Time Express" .... Michelle Flemming (1 episode, 1979)

- The Copy-Writer, The/Tigure Skater (1979) TV episode .... Michelle Flemming

99. "$weepstake$" .... Shirley (1 episode, 1979)

... aka Sweepstakes

- Episode #1.3 (1979) TV episode .... Shirley

100. "Mork & Mindy" .... Susan Taylor / ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)

- Mork Goes Erk (1979) TV episode .... Susan

- Mork's First Christmas (1978) TV episode .... Susan Taylor

- Mork's Seduction (1978) TV episode .... Susan Taylor

101. Murder in Music City (1979) (TV) .... Dana Morgan

... aka The Country Western Murders (USA: new title)

102. "Dallas" .... Jenna Wade (1 episode, 1978)

- Old Acquaintance (1978) TV episode .... Jenna Wade

103. "Barnaby Jones" .... Felice Winters / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)

- A Dangerous Affair (1978) TV episode .... Scotty MacKay

- Daughter of Evil (1977) TV episode .... Felice Winters

104. "The Amazing Spider-Man" .... Lisa Benson (1 episode, 1978)

... aka Spiderman

- Night of the Clones (1978) TV episode .... Lisa Benson

105. "Police Woman" .... Cheryl (1 episode, 1978)

- Murder with Pretty People (1978) TV episode .... Cheryl

106. The Initiation of Sarah (1978) (TV) .... Jennifer Lawrence

107. Escapade (1978) (TV) .... Suzy

108. "The Bob Newhart Show" .... Bianca / ... (1 episode, 1977)

- Grand Delusion (1977) TV episode .... Linda/Bianca

109. "Happy Days" .... Cynthia Holmes (1 episode, 1977)

... aka Happy Days Again (USA: syndication title)

- My Fair Fonzie (1977) TV episode .... Cynthia Holmes

110. "Search for Tomorrow" .... Jennifer Pace #2 (2 episodes, 1973-1977)

- Episode dated 21 November 1977 (1977) TV episode .... Jennifer Pace #2

- Episode dated 16 November 1977 (1977) TV episode .... Jennifer Pace #2

111. "Rosetti and Ryan" .... Claire Blake (1 episode, 1977)

- The Ten-Second Client (1977) TV episode .... Claire Blake

112. "Switch" (1 episode, 1977)

- Downshift (1977) TV episode

113. "Rafferty" .... Lisa Farrell (1 episode, 1977)

- A Point of View (1977) TV episode .... Lisa Farrell

114. "Kojak" .... Allison (1 episode, 1976)

- A Hair-Trigger Away (1976) TV episode .... Allison

115. A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970) (uncredited)

Other works

Herself, "Multimedia Celebrity Poker" (CD-ROM), 1995

TV commercial for Old Navy ("movie awards") (1997)

(1984) (beauty book) "Morgan Fairchild's Super Looks" (with Deborah Patton)

TV commercial for Old Navy (2002)

(1999) Starred with Crystal Bernard and Faith Ford in a Los Angeles production of "Crimes of the Heart" (The Falcon Theater, Burbank, California).

(2000) Starred with John Davidson and J.C. Wendel in off-Broadway play "High Infidelity." The play was canceled and closed down when Wendel walked out of the theater during a performance.

(Winter 2004-Spring 2005) Starred in a national tour of "The Graduate" as Mrs. Robinson.

Starred in a TV commercial for Woolite-self cleaning rug cleaner 1976

Starred in a TV commercial for Champale 1975

Morgan Fairchild launched the famous "I Love New York" logo along side Frank Sinatra and Yul Brynner in 1977

Sing'in In The Rain-portraying Lina Lamont, production tour 2002

Morgan Fairchild's Pure Effect Skin Care-infomercial 2002-2004

Commercial & Print Ads for Cybergenics Diet & Exercise Program 1994

Commercials for Dental White Professional Tooth Whitening System 1993

Morgan Fairchild Jewelry by Diamonique-QVC 1991-92

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes-production tour-portraying Lorelei Lee 1986

Good-bye Charlie-production tour-portraying Charlie opposite James Farentino-Summer 1983

Print Ads for Jovan Musk for Men & Women, (Evening Edition) 1985-86

Geniuses-off Broadway play at The Douglas Fairbanks Theatre-portraying Skye Bullene 1982/1983

Print Ads for Bulova Watches-"One Great Face Deserves Another" 1982

TV commercials as spokesmodel for Old Navy stores - 1997-2004

She followed Lauren Bacall as spokesperson in commercials for Tuesday Morning stores

Starred in an unsold pilot for CBS called "Some Kinda Woman" along with Hunt Block in 1988.

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Oh thanks for sharing the beautiful images of that cute lady. She is mature and now in big age. So is her career end with it ? I mean she is alive or not if yes is she doing anything like to making new project ? (Work in a movie)
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