Barbara Bosson

Barbara Bosson, who earned an Emmy Award nomination for her performance on Murder One (1995), was raised in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, a small coal-mining town about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. When she was a teenager, she and her family moved to Florida, where she attended Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport. After graduation, she was accepted into the Drama Department of Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh (now Carnegie Mellon). When Bosson learned the tuition would be too great a burden on her parents, she instead moved to New York. She supported herself in a variety of jobs -- secretary, television production assistant, Playboy Bunny, etc. -- while studying acting with Milton Katselas and Herbert Berghof, and musical comedy with Word Baker. Six years later, Bosson reevaluated her prospects while working as a secretary for ACT (the American Conservatory Theater). She spoke frequently with various drama department heads, including Earl Gister, head of Carnegie Tech's Drama Department. Deciding it wasn't too late to pursue her dream, she asked Gister for an audition. He agreed. Bosson can't remember her audition, but it convinced Gister to place her in the school and to assist her in finding scholarship money. So, at 26, she became Carnegie Tech's oldest freshman. While attending Carnegie Tech, Bosson met her future husband, Steven Bochco (whom she would not marry until years later), and fellow Hill Street Blues (1981) stars Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid. On a summer break ...

The Last Starfighter (1984)

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Lance Guest  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Barbara Bosson

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Lance Guest  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Barbara Bosson

The Bunny Years (1999)

A documentary based on former Playboy Bunny Kathryn Leigh Scott's book of the same name. The book and the documentary feature many interviews with former Bunnies on their experiences of working as cottontails in the Playboy Clubs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Pick
CAST:  Hugh Hefner  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Jennifer Dale  •  Keith Hefner

A documentary based on former Playboy Bunny Kathryn Leigh Scott's book of the same name. The book and the documentary feature many interviews with former Bunnies on their experiences of working as cottontails in the Playboy Clubs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Pick
CAST:  Hugh Hefner  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Jennifer Dale  •  Keith Hefner

Imps* (1983)

Once Upon a Time in a mythical place called Hollywood, a long, long, long time ago in a galaxy not so very far away, a witty group of actors with 38 EMMY Nominations, 3 Academy Award nominations, and 8 Golden Globe nominations, along with 4 Playmates and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Mansfield
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  John Carradine  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.

Once Upon a Time in a mythical place called Hollywood, a long, long, long time ago in a galaxy not so very far away, a witty group of actors with 38 EMMY Nominations, 3 Academy Award nominations, and 8 Golden Globe nominations, along with 4 Playmates and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Mansfield
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  John Carradine  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.

The Love God? (1969)

Abner Peacock's (Knotts) beloved bird-watcher's magazine, "The Peacock," is in financial crisis. Desperate to stay afloat, Abner takes on new partners who have an agenda of the own: to publish a sexy gentleman's magazine. Before he can stop them, the first issue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Hiken
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Maureen Arthur

Abner Peacock's (Knotts) beloved bird-watcher's magazine, "The Peacock," is in financial crisis. Desperate to stay afloat, Abner takes on new partners who have an agenda of the own: to publish a sexy gentleman's magazine. Before he can stop them, the first issue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Hiken
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Maureen Arthur

Jury Duty: The Comedy (1990)

Film highlighting the courtroom antics of the jury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Mädchen Amick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Mark Blankfield  •  Barbara Bosson

Film highlighting the courtroom antics of the jury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Mädchen Amick  •  Stephen Baldwin  •  Mark Blankfield  •  Barbara Bosson

Calendar Girl Murders (1984)

Millionaire Richard Trainor is rolling out a new spread featuring a beautiful nude model for each month of the year. However, the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a building and later Miss February is knifed to death. Homicide detective Dan Stoner is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Sharon Stone  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Robert Beltran

Millionaire Richard Trainor is rolling out a new spread featuring a beautiful nude model for each month of the year. However, the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a building and later Miss February is knifed to death. Homicide detective Dan Stoner is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Tom Skerritt  •  Sharon Stone  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Robert Beltran

Hostage Flight (1985)

A plane is hijacked and bound for London. Once the terrorists begin killing hostages, the passengers take matters into their own hands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Barbara Bosson  •  René Enríquez  •  Jack Gilford

A plane is hijacked and bound for London. Once the terrorists begin killing hostages, the passengers take matters into their own hands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Ned Beatty  •  Barbara Bosson  •  René Enríquez  •  Jack Gilford

The Abduction of Allison Tate (1986)

When wealthy real estate developer Richard Tate seizes land belonging to a Native American tribe for his next construction project, a group of young men from the tribe decide to kidnap Tate's daughter Allison as a means of persuading her father to abandon the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leder
CAST:  Barbara Bosson  •  Hank Cheyne  •  Sondra Currie  •  Leslie Hope

When wealthy real estate developer Richard Tate seizes land belonging to a Native American tribe for his next construction project, a group of young men from the tribe decide to kidnap Tate's daughter Allison as a means of persuading her father to abandon the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leder
CAST:  Barbara Bosson  •  Hank Cheyne  •  Sondra Currie  •  Leslie Hope

Little Sweetheart (1989)

A criminal couple, hiding out in a remote property become the unwitting victims of a plot to blackmail them by the most unlikely of conspirators.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Simmons
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Karen Young  •  Cassie Barasch  •  Ellie Raab

A criminal couple, hiding out in a remote property become the unwitting victims of a plot to blackmail them by the most unlikely of conspirators.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Simmons
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Karen Young  •  Cassie Barasch  •  Ellie Raab

Supermom's Daughter (1987)

A career driven mother and her daughter don't see eye to eye when it comes to the daughter's future plans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Darling
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Cynthia Mace  •  Vicki Richardson

A career driven mother and her daughter don't see eye to eye when it comes to the daughter's future plans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Darling
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Cynthia Mace  •  Vicki Richardson

A Session with the Committee (1969)

A Session with the Committee  (more)

DIRECTION:  Del Jack
CAST:  Peter Bonerz  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Garry Goodrow  •  Carl Gottlieb

A Session with the Committee  (more)

DIRECTION:  Del Jack
CAST:  Peter Bonerz  •  Barbara Bosson  •  Garry Goodrow  •  Carl Gottlieb