Mary Kay Place

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mary Kay Place (born September 23, 1947) is an American actress, singer, director and screen writer. She is best known as portraying Loretta Haggers on the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, a role which won her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series in 1977. Place also recorded one studio album for Columbia Records in the Haggers persona, which included the Top Ten country music hit "Baby Boy." Description above from the Wikipedia article Mary Kay Place, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Being John Malkovich (1999)

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One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

City of Ember (2008)

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, in a race against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Harry Treadaway  •  Mary Kay Place  •  Bill Murray

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, in a race against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Harry Treadaway  •  Mary Kay Place  •  Bill Murray

Bound for Glory (1976)

A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Ronny Cox  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Gail Strickland

A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Ronny Cox  •  Melinda Dillon  •  Gail Strickland

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

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Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Lonesome Jim (2005)

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Kay Place

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Buscemi
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Kay Place

Modern Problems (1981)

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Shapiro
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Patti D'Arbanville  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Mary Kay Place

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Shapiro
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Patti D'Arbanville  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Mary Kay Place

My First Mister (2001)

Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who is her total opposite, a precise and well-ordered menswear store owner of forty-nine who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Lahti
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  John Goodman  •  Carol Kane

Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who is her total opposite, a precise and well-ordered menswear store owner of forty-nine who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Lahti
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  John Goodman  •  Carol Kane

New York, New York (1977)

An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Robert De Niro  •  Lionel Stander  •  Barry Primus

An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Robert De Niro  •  Lionel Stander  •  Barry Primus

Pecker (1998)

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Mark Joy

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Mark Joy

Private Benjamin (1980)

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

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New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

The Big Chill (1983)

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Seven old college friends gather for a weekend reunion after the funeral of one of their own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  William Hurt

Seven old college friends gather for a weekend reunion after the funeral of one of their own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Glenn Close  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  William Hurt

The Rainmaker (1997)

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When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Danny DeVito  •  Danny Glover  •  Claire Danes

When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Danny DeVito  •  Danny Glover  •  Claire Danes

Human Nature (2001)

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

Starting Over (1979)

After divorcing his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man begins a new relationship with a teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Charles Durning

After divorcing his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man begins a new relationship with a teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Charles Durning

Latter Days (2003)

Christian, a hunky, 20-something, West Hollywood party boy gets more than he bargains for when he tries to seduce 19-year-old Elder Aaron Davis, a sexually confused Mormon missionary who moves into his apartment complex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  C. Jay Cox
CAST:  Steve Sandvoss  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Rebekah Johnson  •  Amber Benson

Christian, a hunky, 20-something, West Hollywood party boy gets more than he bargains for when he tries to seduce 19-year-old Elder Aaron Davis, a sexually confused Mormon missionary who moves into his apartment complex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  C. Jay Cox
CAST:  Steve Sandvoss  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Rebekah Johnson  •  Amber Benson

Citizen Ruth (1996)

"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ridiculous people that rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Mary Kay Place

"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ridiculous people that rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Kurtwood Smith  •  Mary Kay Place

Silver City (2004)

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Thora Birch  •  Danny Huston

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Chris Cooper  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Thora Birch  •  Danny Huston

Committed (2000)

After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing herself with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Krueger
CAST:  Heather Graham  •  Casey Affleck  •  Luke Wilson  •  Patricia Velásquez

After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing herself with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Krueger
CAST:  Heather Graham  •  Casey Affleck  •  Luke Wilson  •  Patricia Velásquez

More American Graffiti (1979)

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill L. Norton
CAST:  Candy Clark  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill L. Norton
CAST:  Candy Clark  •  Bo Hopkins  •  Ron Howard  •  Paul Le Mat
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