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Caroline "Carrie" Snodgress (27 October 1945 – 1 April 2004) was an American actress. She played Tina Balser in Diary of a Mad Housewife. In The Attic (1980) she played Louise Elmore.

Snodgress was born on 27 October, 1946 in Park Ridge, Illinois.[1] She died from heart and liver failure in Los Angeles on 1 April 2004.[2] She was age 58.

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FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Diary of a Mad Housewife Bettina "Tina" Balser Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress
Laurel Award for Best Dramatic Performance, Female
Laurel Award for Star of Tomorrow, Female
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress (5th place)
Nominated-Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated-BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
1970 Rabbit, Run Janice Angstrom
1978 The Fury Hester
1980 The Attic Louise Elmore
1982 Homework Dr. Delingua
1982 Trick or Treats Joan O'Keefe Adams
1983 A Night in Heaven Mrs. Johnson
1985 Pale Rider Sarah Wheeler
1985 Rainy Day Friends Margot
1986 Murphy's Law Joan Freeman
1988 Blueberry Hill Becca Dane
1989 Chill Factor Amy Carlisle
1990 Across the Tracks Rosemary Maloney
1993 The Ballad of Little Jo Ruth Badger
1994 8 Seconds Elsie Frost
1994 Blue Sky Vera Johnson
1995 White Man's Burden Josine
1998 Wild Things Ruby
1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom Ruth Kinneson
2000 In the Light of the Moon Augusta W. Gein
2001 The Forsaken Ina Hamm

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1969 Judd, for the Defense Eileen "The Crystal Maze"
1969 The Virginian Josephine Delphinia "Crime Wave in Buffalo Springs"
1969 The Outsider Janet / Diane "The Flip Side"
1969 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Megan Baker "The Whole World is Watching"
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. Laura "The White Cane"
1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night Janet TV film
1970 Medical Center Mim Hoagley "The Deceived"
1970 The Forty-Eight Hour Mile Janet / Diane TV film
1971 The Impatient Heart Grace McCormack TV film
1978 Love's Dark Ride Nancy Warren TV film
1979 Fast Friends Diana Hayward TV film
1979 The Solitary Man Sharon Keyes TV film
1982 Quincy M.E. Mrs. Vicki McGuire "The Face of Fear"
1983 ABC Afterschool Special Mrs. Cranston "Andrea's Story: A Hitchhiking Tragedy"
1984 Nadia Stefania Comaneci TV film
1984 Highway to Heaven Evelyn Nealy "To Touch the Moon"
1985 A Reason to Live Isobel Bennett TV film
1986 Murder, She Wrote Connie Vernon "If a Body Meet a Body"
1988 Friday the 13th: The Series Dr. Viola Rhodes "Brain Drain"
1988 Crossbow Lady Montal "Ladyship"
1989 In the Heat of the Night Mrs. Kroller "Crackdown"
1990 The Rose and the Jackal Joan Pinkerton TV film
1990 Shades of LA Lt. Armacost "Pointers from Paz"
1991 Equal Justice Marla Prentiss "Courting Disaster"
1991 Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis Louise McVay TV film
1992 Woman with a Past Mama TV film
1992 Civil Wars Mary Esquavil "Drone of Arc"
1992 Reasonable Doubts Christine Anderson "Try to Be Nice, What Does It Get You?"
1993 The X-Files Darlene Morris "Conduit"
1993 Murder, She Wrote Irene Macinoy "Love & Hate in Cabot Cove"
1994 Rise and Walk: The Donnie Byrd Story Mrs. Byrd TV film
1994-1995 Phantom 2040 Heloise Walker (voice) Recurring role
1995 Chicago Hope Mrs. Weber "Every Day a Little Death"
1995 Sisters Betty Merrill "For Everything a Season: Part 2"
1996 Death Benefit Virginia McGinnis TV film
1996 All She Ever Wanted Alma Winchester TV film
1998 ER Mrs. Lang "A Hole in the Heart"
1998 Touched by an Angel Judy Bowers "Miles to Go Before I Sleep"
2002 Judging Amy Dr. Larabie "People of the Lie"
2003 The West Wing Mrs. Martha Rowe "Red Haven's on Fire"
2004 Iron Jawed Angels Mrs. Paul TV film

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Carrie Snodgress Biography". Fandango. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  2. John A. Willis, John Willis' Screen World (Applause Books, 2005), p. 387

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