Grace Zabriskie

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Grace Zabriskie (born May 17, 1941) is an American actress. She has appeared in many popular American films, but she is best known for her work in television. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the television series Twin Peaks, Seinfeld and Big Love. Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Zabriskie has said that her family was visited by Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal and Truman Capote during her childhood. After making her major film debut in 1979's Norma Rae, Zabriskie went on to appear in dozens of other works, including the 1981 Roger Corman horror film Galaxy of Terror, 1981 miniseries adaptation of John Steinbeck's East of Eden, as the nanny in 1980's The Private Eyes, as Debra Winger's mother in An Officer and a Gentleman; as Paul Le Mat's mother in 1984's The Burning Bed starring Farrah Fawcett; in 1989's Drugstore Cowboy; as the ill-fated orphanage owner Grace Poole in Child's Play 2; the 1991 film adaptation Fried Green Tomatoes; and in Philip Ridley's 1995 film The Passion of Darkly Noon. However, Zabriskie is perhaps most familiar for her television work.
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