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Faye Grant

Faye Grant
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Grant in 2016
Born
Faye Elizabeth Yoe

(1957-07-16) July 16, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationActress
Years active1981-present
(m. 1985; div. 2015)
Children1

Faye Grant (born Faye Elizabeth Yoe, July 16, 1957)[1] is an American film, television and stage actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Julie Parrish in NBC's science fiction series, V, between 1983 and 1985.

Early life

Grant was born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Her father was a police officer in her home town. She is a 1975 graduate of Lake Shore High School.[1]

Career

Her first television role was on the TV series The Greatest American Hero, in which she appeared as Rhonda Blake, one of the students of main character Ralph Hinkley (William Katt). Her best-known role came in 1983 as Juliet Parrish in the science fiction mini-series V, the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle and V: The Series from 1984 to 1985. Her film credits include The January Man (1989), Internal Affairs (1990), Drive Me Crazy (1999), Omen IV: The Awakening (1991) and Public Affairs (2017).

She has also appeared on shows starring Stephen Collins: the TV series version of Tales of the Gold Monkey, and 7th Heaven. She guest-starred as Abigail "Abby" Morris in the 7th Heaven episode "What Will People Say?" which first aired on November 11, 1996.

Grant starred on Broadway as vocally challenged Lina Lamont in the 1985 stage adaptation of Singin' in the Rain, which won her the Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination as Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. In director Jerry Zaks' 1986 Lincoln Center-to-Broadway revival of John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves, Grant played the deaf Corinna Stroller, following Julie Hagerty and Patricia Clarkson in the role.[]

Grant has made guest appearances in TV shows like The Incredible Hulk, the Voyagers! pilot episode as Mary Murphy, Hardcastle and McCormick, Time of Your Life and Tales From the Crypt. She appeared on the show State of Grace from 2001 to 2002 as Tattie McKee.[2]

Personal life

Grant married actor Stephen Collins in April 1985 in New York City.[3] They have a daughter, Kate (born in 1989). Grant met Collins during production of Tales of the Gold Monkey in the early 1980s.[3]

Collins filed for divorce from Grant in 2012 after 27 years of marriage.[4] Their divorce was finalized in January 2015.[5]

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1982 Voyager from the Unknown
Foxfire Light Joanna Morgan
1988 Crossing Delancey Candyce
1989 The January Man Alison Hawkins
1990 Internal Affairs Penny Stretch
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Charleen Barnes
Traces of Red Beth Frayn
1996 Vibrations Zina direct-to-video
1999 Drive Me Crazy Mrs. Maris
2002 Manna From Heaven Rita
2008 My Best Friend's Girl Marrilee
2017 Public Affairs Mary Maples
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1981 Homeroom Tina Television short
Senior Trip Denise Television film
1981–1983 The Greatest American Hero Rhonda Blake 22 episodes
1982 The Incredible Hulk Christy 1 episode: "Slaves"
Voyagers! Mary Murphy 1 episode: "Voyagers"
1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey Genevieve LaBatier 1 episode: "Last Chance Louie"
V Juliet Parrish Television film/mini-series
Hardcastle and McCormick Barbara Johnson 2 episodes: "Rolling Thunder: Parts 1 and 2"
1984 V: The Final Battle Juliet Parrish 3 episodes: "Parts 1, 2 and 3"
1984–1985 V Juliet Parrish Main role; 19 episodes
1987 Private Eye Lana Williams Television film
1988 Tattingers Charlene Tweed 1 episode: "Two Men and a Baby"
1991 Omen IV: The Awakening Karen York Television film
Tales from the Crypt Janet 1 episode "Spoiled"
1995 The Wright Verdicts Daphney Gamber 1 episode: "Ex-Corpus Delicti"
1996 7th Heaven Abby Morris 1 episode: "What Will People Say?"
1997 Unwed Father Lillian Kempler Television film
1999 Time of Your life Joan 3 episodes: "The Time She Got Mobbed", "The Time the Truth Was Told" and "The Time They Had Not"
2001–2002 State of Grace Tattie McKee 40 episodes

References

  1. ^ a b "Faye Grant profile". FilmReference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Stephen Collins of 7th Heaven Divorcing; Wife 'Devastated' and 'Exhausted'", E!Online, 7 May 2012
  3. ^ a b "Rev'd up", People, 26 April 1999
  4. ^ "Stephen Collins Divorce: Actor, Faye Grant Ending 27-Year Marriage", Huffington Post, 7 May 2012
  5. ^ "Stephen Collins and Faye Grant Settle Divorce". People. January 23, 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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