Morgan Fairchild

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Morgan Fairchild
Morgan Fairchild in June 2007
Patsy Ann McClenny

(1950-02-03) February 3, 1950 (age 74)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Years active1967–present
Jack Calmes (m. 1967–1973)
Parent(s)Edward Milton McClenny
Martha Jane Hartt

Patsy Ann McClenny (born February 3, 1950), better known as Morgan Fairchild, is an American actress. She became famous in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She had important roles in several television series. She also worked in live theater and acted in television comedies. Fairchild was born in Dallas, Texas.[1] She is a board member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Personal life[change | change source]

Fairchild was married to Jack Calmes from 1967 to 1973. She dated United States Senator and later-presidential candidate, John Kerry, in the early 1980s.[2] She has been in a relationship with movie company executive, Mark Seiler, for over 25 years.[3]

During the early 1970s Fairchild was kidnapped and held against her will on two separate occasions.[4][5]

Works[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Bonnie and Clyde Faye Dunaway's double uncredited
1970 A Bullet for Pretty Boy Small role uncredited
1978 Escapade Suzy
The Initiation of Sarah Jennifer Lawrence
1979 Murder in Music City Dana Morgan
1980 The Memory of Eva Ryker Lisa Eddington
The Dream Merchants Dulcie Warren
1981 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite Stella Walker
1982 The Seduction Jamie Douglas
Honeyboy Judy Wellman
1984 Time Bomb Renee DeSalles
The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood Lady Marian
1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure Herself as Dottie
1986 Red Headed Stranger Raysha Shay
1987 Campus Man Katherine Van Buren
Sleeping Beauty Queen
Deadly Illusion Jane Mallory/Sharon Burton
1988 Street of Dreams Laura Cassidy/Eva Bomberg
Killing Blue Lisa
1989 Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge Mayor Karen Wilton
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy Lucy
1990 How to Murder a Millionaire Loretta
Mob Boss Gina
Menu for Murder Paula Preston
1991 Even Angels Fall Leslie
Writer's Block Magenta Hart
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady Irene Frances Adler
1992 Just Deserts Catherine Harcourt
1993 Das Paradies am Ende der Berge Irmgard Hoelzl
Freaked Herself
Based on an Untrue Story Satin Chow
1994 Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III Beth Chaney
Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 Camella Swales
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Herself
1995 Criminal Hearts District Attorney
Venus Rising Peyton
Gospa Sister Fabijana Zovko
1996 Dead Man's Island Valerie St. Vincent
Star Command Cmdr. Sigrid Ivorstetter
1997 Moment of Truth: Into the Arms of Danger Diana Astin
1998 Shattered Illusions Angie
Holy Man Herself
1999 Nice Guys Sleep Alone Lorraine
2000 Unshackled Mrs. Rebecca Miller
Held for Ransom Mrs. Kirkland
2001 Peril Terry
2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic Courtney Vandermint
I Was a Teenage Faust Babylonia
2004 Knuckle Sandwich Mrs. Simms
Arizona Summer Debbie
2006 Shock to the System Phyllis Hale
The Initiation of Sarah Trina Goodwin
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Herself
2008 The Sno Cone Stand Inc Cathy Wanton
2009 The Slammin' Salmon Herself
2010 Life's a Beach Felicia Wald
The Steamroom Sheila
2011 Boy Toy Barbra
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Herself
eCupid Venus
2012 Spring Break '83 Mouth's Mother
A Perfect Ending Valentina
2013 Fighting Back Cheryl
Television series
Year Title Role Notes
1973-1977 Search for Tomorrow Jennifer Pace
1976 Kojak Allison Episode: A Hair-Trigger Away
1977 Rafferty Lisa Farrell Episode: A Point of View
Switch Shelley Bloom Episode: Downshift
Rosetti and Ryan Claire Blake Episode: The Ten-Second Client
Happy Days Cynthia Holmes Episode: My Fair Fonzie
The Bob Newhart Show Bianca / Linda Episode: Grand Delusion
1978 Police Woman Cheryl Episode: Murder with Pretty People
The Amazing Spider-Man Lisa Benson Episode: Night of the Clones
Barnaby Jones Felice Winters Episodes: Daughter of Evil and A Dangerous Affair
Dallas Jenna Wade Episode: Old Acquaintance
1978-1979 Mork & Mindy Susan Taylor 3 episodes
1979 Concrete Cowboys Carla / Kate Episode: Concrete Cowboys
A Man Called Sloane Melissa Nelson Episode: The Venus Microbe
1980 Young Maverick Selene Episode: Makin' Tracks
1981 The Love Boat Jenny Boyer 2 episodes
1980-1982 Flamingo Road Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle 38 episodes

Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama (1982)

1982 Magnum, P.I. Alex Houston / Catherine Hailey Episode: Ki'is Don't Lie
Simon & Simon Alex Houston / Catherine Hailey Episode: Emeralds Are Not a Girl's Best Friend
1983 Hotel Carol Episode: Hotel
1984 Paper Dolls Racine 13 episodes
1985 North and South Burdetta Halloran TV mini-series
1986 North and South, Book II Burdetta Halloran TV mini-series
1985-1986 Falcon Crest Jordan Roberts 29 episodes

Nominated - Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role on a Prime Time Serial (1986)

1989 My Two Dads Diana Thackery Episode: Macho, Stupid Guy Time
Murphy Brown Julia St. Martin Episode: TV or not TV

Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (1990)

1992 Roseanne Marla 3 episodes
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Miranda Episode: Pheromone, My Lovely
Murder, She Wrote Iris Novaro Episode: Murder at a Discount
1994 Burke's Law June Ward Episode: Who Killed Romeo?
Empty Nest Zoe Episode: Best Friends
Diagnosis: Murder Pamela Dorn Episode: My Four Husbands
1995-1996 The City Sydney Chase
1996 General Hospital Sydney Chase
1995-1997 Cybill Andrea Thorpe 4 episodes
1997 Head Over Heels Mona DuBois Episode: Gigolo Guy
Touched by an Angel Jackie Sykes Episode: My Dinner with Andrew
The Naked Truth Herself Episode: Bridesface Revisited
1998 Home Improvement Herself Episode: Mr. Likeable
V.I.P. Herself Episode: Three Days to a Kill
The Angry Beavers Muffy Snootwell Episode: Open Wide for Zombies/Dumbwaiters (voice)
1999 The New Addams Family Lady Pretensia Episode: Thing's Romance
1995-2001 Friends Nora Tyler Bing 5 episodes
2001 Dharma & Greg Jackie Episode: Dharma Does Dallas
7th Heaven Merle 'Bird' Episode: Teased
2002 Roswell Meris Wheeler 2 episodes
Providence Gwendolynne Gold Episode: Limbo
Maybe It's Me Big Kimberly Episode: The Quahog Festival Episode
That '80s Show Cossima Blair Episode: Beach Party
2003 Just Shoot Me! Lily Barton Episode: Pictures of Lily
2004 That '70s Show Carolyn Episode: Going Mobile
2006 Fashion House Sophia Blakely 35 episodes
2007 Two and a Half Men Donna Episode: Young People Have Phlegm Too
2008 Men in Trees Herself Episode: Get a Life
2009 Nip/Tuck Herself Episode: Manny Skerritt
My Name Is Earl Carol Episode: Friends with Benefits
The Bold and the Beautiful Dorothy 4 episodes
2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Claire Lockton Episode: Bedtime
2008-2010 Chuck Dr. Honey Woodcomb 3 episodes
2011 Bones Bianca Chiverton Episode: The Prince in the Plastic
2012 Happily Divorced Jill Episode: The Reunion

References[change | change source]

  1. "Morgan Fairchild Biography (1950-)". Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  2. "Campaign 2004 John Forbes Kerry". USA Today. May 20, 2005. Retrieved 1 October 2009.
  3. Interview. People magazine, 25 September 2006.
  4. "Bobby Brown, Jewel, Morgan Fairchild, Elliott Yamin." Celebrity Close Calls. The Biography Channel. 25 June 2011.
  5. "Scott Baio, Pam Grier, Morgan Fairchild, Greg Louganis." Dir. Jared Burke, Seth Jarrett, Timothy F. Smith, and Kathi Watson. Celebrity Close Calls. The Biography Channel. 13 Aug. 2011.