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Carrie Snodgress ACTOR


Carrie Snodgress was born on October 27th. 1945 in Park Ridge, Illinois with the birth name Caroline Snodgress.  After graduating from Maine Township High School East, she enrolled at Northern Illinois University and then decided to switch schools and study drama at the Chicago Goodman Theatre School.  After earning her degree, Snodgress found work as a television actress and also began appearing in a number of films.
Her film debut was in 1969 in an un-credited role in, “Easy Rider” starring Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson followed by her first credited role in 1970 in, “Rabbit, Run” and, “Diary of a Mad Housewife” (1970) which earned Snodgress her first Academy Award nomination  and two Golden Globe wins.
After taking an eight year break from the industry right when her career was about to take off, she returned in 1978 and took a role in the film, “The Fury”.  Other film roles that followed were, “The Attic” (1980), “A Night in Heaven” (1983), “Blueberry Hill” (1988) and “Reasonable Doubts” (1992).
Along with earning success as a film actress it was not until 1981 that Snodgress decided to give stage acting a try when she made her Broadway debut in a production of, “A Couple White Chicks Sitting Around Talking”.  Other stage performances she was seen in were, “All the Way Home”, “Oh! What a Lovely War”, “Caesar and Cleopatra”, “The Balcony and the Boor” and “Curse of the Starving class”.
Some of her more prominent film and television roles were in 1994 in the movie, “Blue Sky” and also appearances on such television series as, “The X-Files” (1993), “Murder, She Wrote” (1984) and “ER” (1998).
Carrie Snodgress married and only once to, painter Robert Jones in 1981 and never had any children with him, but she does have one son, Zeke who was born with cerebral palsy, from a four year relationship with musician, Neil Young.  After her marriage ended in divorce she did not re marry but continued pursuing her career as an actress.  On April 1st, 1994 at the age of fifty eight, she passed away in Los Angeles, California after suffering from heart and liver failure.

2004 Iron Jawed Angels 
2003 The West Wing
2002 Judging Amy
2001 The Forsaken  
2001 Bartleby
2000 Ed Gein
1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom  
1998 ER  
1998 Wild Things
1997 Up Above the World
1996 All She Ever Wanted
1996 Death Benefit
1995 Sisters  
1995 Chicago Hope
1995 White Man's Burden 
1994-1995 Phantom 2040  
1994 Blue Sky
1994 Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story
1994 8 Seconds
1986-1993 Murder, She Wrote  
1993 The X-Files 
1993 The Ballad of Little Jo 
1992 Reasonable Doubts
1992 Civil Wars 
1992 Woman with a Past 
1991 Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
1991 Equal Justice
1991 Across the Tracks
1990 Shades of LA
1990 The Rose and the Jackal
1989 In the Heat of the Night
1989 Chill Factor 
1988 Blueberry Hill
1988 Crossbow
1988 Friday the 13th 
1986 Rainy Day Friends
1986 Murphy's Law
1985 Pale Rider
1985 A Reason to Live
1984 Highway to Heaven
1984 Nadia 
1983 ABC Afterschool Specials
1983 A Night in Heaven
1982 Trick or Treats
1982 Homework 
1982 Quincy M.E.
1980 The Attic
1979 The Solitary Man
1979 Fast Friends
1978 Love's Dark Ride 
1978 The Fury
1971 The Impatient Heart
1970 Rabbit, Run  
1970 Diary of a Mad Housewife
1970 Medical Center 
1970 The Forty-Eight Hour Mile 
1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night 
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D.
1969 Easy Rider
1969 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers  
1969 The Outsider 
1969 The Virginian
1969 Judd for the Defense

Matinee Classics - The Fury starring Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning, Amy Irving, Fiona Lewis, Andrew Stevens, Carol Eve Rossen, Rutanya Alda, Joyce Easton, William Finley, Jane Lambert, Sam Lewis, J. Patrick McNamara and Alice Nunn
Matinee Classics - Murphy's Law starring Charles Bronson, Kathleen Wilhoite, Carrie Snodgress, Robert F. Lyons, Richard Romanus, Angel Tompkins, Bill Henderson, James Luisi, Clifford A. Pellow, Janet MacLachlan, Lawrence Tierney, Jerome Thor, Mischa Hausserman, Cal Haynes and Hans Howes
Matinee Classics - Pale Rider starring Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Richard Dysart, Christopher Penn, Sydney Penny, Richard Kiel, Doug McGrath, Chuck LaFont, Jeffrey Weissman, John Russell, S. A. Griffin, Jack Rodasta, Robert Winley, Billy Drago, Jeffrey Josephson, John Dennis Johnston, Charles Hallahan, Marvin J. McIntyre, Allen Keller, Fran Ryan and Richard Hamilton

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