Guest Stars on Designing Womenby gleekout29 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
1. Peri Gilpin
Actress | Frasier
Born in Waco, Texas, Peri Gilpin grew up in Dallas, where her family encouraged her acting abilities. After studying at the Dallas Theater Center, she pursued acting at the University of Texas at Austin and then at London's British-American Academy. She appeared in guest roles on such popular ...
Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte
McRaney holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet "Matt Dillon" in a gunfight on Gunsmoke (1955) - in the episode, Gunsmoke: Hard Labor (1975), first broadcast on February 24, 1975 (he lost). In fact, in the early portion of Gerald McRaney's career he almost always played the ...
3. Jackée Harry
Actress | 227
Jackée Harry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and reared from the age of nine in Harlem, New York, by her mother, Flossie. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the King in her school's production of The King and I. Upon graduation from New York City's High School ...
4. Barry Corbin
Actor | No Country for Old Men
Barry's full given name is Leonard Barrie Corbin, and he was born on October 16, 1940 in Lamesa, Texas, to Kilmer Blain Corbin, an attorney & TX State Senator, and Alma Corbin, an elementary school teacher. Barry and his wife Jo share a ranch in Fort Worth, Texas. He says when he isn't working, he ...
Actress | Conan the Barbarian
Sandahl Bergman was born November 14, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri. She later graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas. She moved to New York City while she was in her 20's, and appeared in a number of Bob Fosse productions. Her film debut was in his film All That...
6. Gregg Henry
Actor | Payback
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Gregg Lee Henry was born on May 6, 1952 in Lakewood, Colorado. Henry studied acting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Right after graduating from college, Gregg moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. He played in a ...
Actor | Scandal
George Newbern was born on December 30, 1964 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA as George Young Newbern. He is an actor, known for Scandal (2012), Father of the Bride (1991) and Father of the Bride Part II (1995). He has been married to Marietta DePrima since 1990. They have three children.
Actor | The Emperor's New Groove
Patrick Warburton is known to many for the role of "Puddy" in the hit NBC comedy "Seinfeld," the laconic, enigmatic, quirky Saab salesman and Elaine's boyfriend. Warburton starred for 7 seasons on the hit CBS comedy "Rules of Engagement" with David Spade, Oliver Hudson, and Megyn Price about two ...
10. Dolly Parton
Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and Avie Lee Parton (née Owens). Dolly grew up on a run-down farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12, she was appearing on Knoxville TV and, at 13, she was already recording on a small label...
11. Jonathan Banks
Actor | Mudbound
Versatile veteran character actor Jonathan Banks was born in Washington D.C in 1947. While growing up he always had an interest in acting and stage work, so decided to pursue a career in entertainment. To this day he is a very accomplished stage actor. While acting in film, he usually plays ...
12. Scott Bakula
Actor | Quantum Leap
Scott Stewart Bakula was born on October 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Sally (Zumwinkel) and J. Stewart Bakula, a lawyer. He is of German, as well as Czech, Austrian, Scottish and English ancestry. He comes from a musical family. In the fourth grade, he started a rock band and wrote songs for ...
Actor | Airplane II: The Sequel
Richard Gilliland was born on January 23, 1950 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Richard Morris Gilliland. He is an actor, known for Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Designing Women (1986) and CBS Summer Playhouse (1987). He has been married to Jean Smart since June 7, 1987. They have two children. He ...
14. Douglas Barr
Director | Dead Badge
Douglas Barr was born on May 1, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA as Douglas Gregor Barr. He is an actor and director, known for Dead Badge (1995), Spaced Invaders (1990) and Secrets of the Mountain (2010). He has been married to Clare Kirkconnell since June 9, 1984. They have one child.
15. Hal Holbrook
Actor | Into the Wild
Hal Holbrook is an Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actor who is one of the great craftsman of stage and screen. He is best known for his performance as Mark Twain, for which he won a Tony and the first of his ten Emmy Award nominations. Aside from the stage, Holbrook made his reputation primarily on ...
16. Brian Lando
Producer | Patricia Heaton Parties
Brian Lando was born on December 3, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Brian Kenny Lando. He is a producer and actor, known for Patricia Heaton Parties (2015), Paradise (1988) and Who Wants to Marry My Dad? (2003). He has been married to Nicole Rian Pfeffer since August 17, 2008.
18. Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actress | Oliver & Company
Sheryl Lee Ralph was born December 30, 1956 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. She is known for her roles in Moesha (1996), Its A Living (1980), and Instant Mom (2013). Her Career Began in the late 1970s. She has been Married to Vincent Hughes since July 30, 2005 a Pennsylvania state senator. She was ...
24. Ray McKinnon
Writer | Rectify
Ray McKinnon is a writer, actor, director and producer. He served from 2012 through 2016 as creator, showrunner, writer and director of the Peabody Award winning, Sundance TV series, "Rectify."
As an actor, McKinnon has created a canon of unforgettable, offbeat and richly textured characters. In a ...
27. Kathy Connell
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Kathy Connell produced the Screen Actors Guild Awards® since its inception, serving the first two years as chair of the SAG Awards® Committee and as one of the producers for Screen Actors Guild. In 1996, she stepped down from her position on the SAG Board of Directors to become the first full-time ...
28. Julie Cobb
Actress | Star Trek
Julie Cobb was born into a theatrical family. Her mother, Helen Beverley, was a renowned Yiddish stage and film actress, and her father was famed award-winning actor Lee J. Cobb. Her grandparents on her mother's side were also performers and theater owners. Involved in theater at Beverly Hills High...
29. Jackie Joseph
Actress | The Little Shop of Horrors
Jackie Joseph was born on November 7, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sammie Jacqueline Joseph. She is an actress and writer, known for The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Small Soldiers (1998) and Gremlins (1984). She has been married to David Lawrence since December 2, 2003. She was ...
33. Daniel Henning
Daniel Henning is the founder and Artistic Director/Producer of The Blank Theatre Company in Hollywood. He recently won the 2007 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Director for The Blank's The Wild Party. His most recent project is his debut as playwright: Dickie & Babe: The Truth About Leopold & Loeb, ...
37. Gail O'Grady
Actress | NYPD Blue
Gail O'Grady was born on January 23, 1963 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Gail Ann O'Grady. She is an actress, known for NYPD Blue (1993), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) and American Dreams (2002). She was previously married to John Stamatakis, Anthony J Pellegrino, Steve Fenton, Severin Wunderman, ...
Actress | National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Natalija Nogulich, newly published author of her debut novel, "One Woman's War," is currently writing Book 2 of the trilogy. She recently performed in the show finale of Glee, an episode of Disney's new show , KC Undercover, and prior to that, the season finale of NCIS followed by an episode of ...
Actor | Spaceballs
Character actor Stephen Tobolowsky was born on May 30, 1951 in Dallas, Texas. Over the past three decades, Tobolowsky has racked up a lengthy list of roles in movies and television across many different genres.
While Tobolowsky initially attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with ...
41. Shavar Ross
Actor | Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
Shavar Ross was born on March 4, 1971 in Bronx, New York, USA as Shavar Malik Ross. He is an actor and director, known for Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). He has been married to Jacqueline Ross since December 15, 1992. They have two ...
45. Denny Dillon
Actress | Ice Age
Denny Dillon is an American stage, television and film actress and comedian. She was born on May 18, 1951 in Cleveland, Ohio. Six weeks after moving to NYC in 1973 she was cast on Broadway in Angela Lansbury's Gypsy. She was a cast-member on Saturday Night Live 1980-81. Nominated for a Tony for the...
46. Bill Cobbs
Actor | Demolition Man
Bill Cobbs was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where his parents were hard-working people, who instilled in him a sense of self-reliance and humility. As an amateur actor in the city's Karamu House Theater, he starred in the Ossie Davis play "Purlie Victorious". Cobbs was an Air Force radar ...
49. Constance Towers
Actress | General Hospital
This elegant singer/actress initially had designs on becoming an opera singer. Born in Montana on May 20, 1933, and christened Constance Mary Towers, she appeared on radio as a child singer. Her family moved to New York where she subsequently studied at the Julliard School of Music and the American...
50. Greg Kean
Actor | The Big Year
Greg Kean was born Gregory Kean Williams in Oshawa, Canada on 27 September, 1962. He moved with his family to Detroit at age 15, graduated from Bloomfield Hills Andover H.S. in 1979 and went on to Michigan State University that fall. He graduated in 1983 with a B.A. in theatre arts having studied ...
51. Tony Goldwyn
Actor | Ghost
Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn just finished a sold-out run of director Ivo Van Hove's Broadway production of "Network" with Bryan Cranston and Tatiana Maslany. He can be seen on the Netflix series, "Chambers," starring with Uma Thurman. Recently he concluded his role as 'President ...
52. Camilla Carr
Actress | Logan's Run
"Liz en Septiembre", a film by Fina Torres with screenplay by Ms. Torres and Ms. Carr, is in production in Venezuela. This is an adaptation of Jane Chambers' play "Last Summer at Bluefish Cove", of which Camilla co-produced the original award-winning West Coast production.
Camilla Carr's most recent...
53. Joan Roberts
Actress | Designing Women
Joan Roberts was born in Washington, D.C on February 19th and raised in the suburb of McLean, Virginia. She attended West Virginia University and American University majoring in drama and speech.
After touring with the U.S.O. Ms. Roberts joined WRC/NBC radio in Washington, D.C as a staff announcer ...
Actress | Hateship Loveship
Peggy Walton-Walker was born on September 1, 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Peggy Jean Walton. She is an actress, known for Hateship Loveship (2013), Pumpkinhead (1988) and Factory Girl (2006). She was previously married to Keith Walker.
Actor | Dan Miller
Harry Morgan Moses has been an actor, writer, producer, director. But, in 1976, he beat the odds, when doctors told him he'd never walk again. Now, he is an accomplished Minister and Author. He's written the best-seller, now in its second printing, "It's so Easy When You Know How". His latest book ...
56. Olivia Burnette
Actress | Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Olivia Burnette began her acting career at the tender age of 6. The most notable of her first acting jobs was in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) opposite comic superstar Steve Martin.
After several television appearances, Olivia was cast as the lead in the down-home series The Torkelsons (...
58. Julie Moran
Actress | Independence Day
Julie Moran was born on January 10, 1962 in Thomasville, Georgia, USA as Julie Bryan. She is an actress, known for Independence Day (1996), All Good Things (2010) and Criminal Minds (2005). She has been married to Rob Moran since April 12, 1987. They have two children.
59. Tom Fitzpatrick
Actor | Insidious: Chapter 3
Tom Fitzpatrick is an actor, know for his recurring role as "Coleman", Kevin Hart's infinitely patient butler on "Real Husbands Of Hollywood" and for "Parker Crane/The Bride In Black" who terrorizes "Insidious II and Insidious III". Tom Fitzpatrick has been active on stages around the country for ...
63. Newell Alexander
Actor | A Very Sordid Wedding
Newell Alexander's stage credits include the original productions of Del Shores' "Cheatin'," "Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got the Will?" (and also the film version), "Sordid Lives" (and also the film version) and "Southern Baptist Sissies". Newell's TV work includes recurring roles on Big Love (2006) for ...
64. Steven Connor
Actor | Transparent
As an Iowa Farm Boy, Steven was always performing for anyone who would listen, either playing the piano and singing, telling jokes or re-creating characters from TV and film for his family and friends. He even sent a letter to Walt Disney asking him to fly him to Hollywood so he could be in the ...
66. Joanne Nail
Actress | The Jezebels
Joanne Nail was born on June 3, 1947 in Spokane, Washington, USA as Joanne Elizabeth Nail. She is an actress, known for Maggie's Stiletto Sisters (1975), The Gumball Rally (1976) and The Visitor (1979). She has been married to Joseph Cornelius Gallagher since May 7, 1988.
70. Madison Mason
Actor | Eagle Eye
Winner of the MovieGuide Award, Madison spent his teen years in Charlotte, North Carolina where he began his career in Community Theatre and Summer Stock. After graduating from the famous Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol England, he returned to the New York Broadway and Off Broadway stage ...
72. D. David Morin
Actor | The Kissing Booth 2
D. David Morin was born and raised in Hollywood, California. He took Rita Wilson (Mrs. Tom Hanks) to his Senior Prom at Hollywood High. His father, Volney F. Morin, graduated Harvard law school and moved to California to work at Technicolor. His mother, Marty Morin, was also an actress. His aunt, ...
73. Connie Lew
Actress | The Fall Guy
Connie Kwan Lew was born in Los Angeles' Kaiser Hospital to parents Robert and Shirley Lew. She has a brother Wesley, one year younger, and a sister, Tiffany, eleven years younger. Connie got her start acting when a friend's mom (who was an agent) was looking for an outgoing Chinese girl. Her first...
74. Jim Fitzpatrick
Actor | Armageddon
Jim Fitzpatrick was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but returned to Florida at three months of age where his parents (Jim Sr. and Cookie) are from and began his acting career on the stage at the tender age of 13 when he appeared in his first school play, "A Thousand Clowns", at Seminole (Florida) High ...
77. Stan Rodarte
Stan Rodarte is a man with entertainment in his blood. For over forty years, he has worked alongside some of the most recognizable faces in film and television, building an impressive body of work showcasing a range of talent both in front and behind the camera. As early as the 1970's, Stan began a...
79. Randi Brooks
Actress | The Man with Two Brains
Randi Brooks was born on November 8, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA as Pam Plambeck. She is an actress, known for The Man with Two Brains (1983), TerrorVision (1986) and Cop (1988). She has been married to Joseph Brazen since January 18, 1985. They have three children.
80. Sandy Martin
Sandy Martin began her acting career at the age of 15 touring the country with Martha Raye in Good-bye Charley. After several East Coast touring productions she settled in New York City. Martin began working in many of New York City's esteemed theatres: Lincoln Center, La Mama, Ensemble Studio ...
85. Fabiana Udenio
Fabiana Udenio was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and moved to Italy, where at the age of thirteen, was crowned "Miss Teen Italy", that same year Fabiana made her theatre debut as "Miranda" in "The Tempest" directed by Giorgio Streheler. Miss Udenio first came to America to perform at the 1984 ...
87. Rosalind Allen
Actress | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Rosalind Allen (born Rosalind Ingledew) hails from New Zealand and studied acting there before coming to the United States. Her movie debut was in the film, Perfect (1985), and she continues a long career in television & film. Famously remembered as the "It girl" in the Seinfeld (1989) episode, ...
91. Casey Sander
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
Actor Casey Sander has been a seasoned Hollywood veteran for over thirty years, since moving to Los Angeles from Washington State. Sander started his career doing comedy with The Groundlings. Since then, he has been seen in over 300 episodes of television shows, 25 movies of the week, 18 feature ...
92. Mariann Aalda
Actress | Talk to Me, Ginger!
Long before there was Olivia Pope or Annalise Keating, there was DiDi Bannister on the ABC soap opera Edge Of Night (1981-84). As played by Mariann Aalda, the smart and spirited young attorney became a prototype for the professional African-American female characters that began to proliferate on ...
95. Ann Hearn
Actress | Lorenzo's Oil
Ann Hearn was born on June 27, 1953 in Griffin, Georgia, USA as Ann Neel Simons. She is an actress and director, known for Lorenzo's Oil (1992), My Father the Hero (1994) and The Accused (1988). She has been married to Stephen Tobolowsky since December 27, 1988. They have two children.