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KAY LENZ BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Kay Lenz was born on March 4th, 1953 in Los Angeles, California with the middle name Ann.  She was born into a family already established in show business.  Her father, Ted Lenz worked as a producer and her mother, Kay Miller Lenz was a model and radio engineer.
 
As a baby, Lenz was already appearing on commercials and a television show that was produced by her father.  She continued working in the industry as a child actress and as a teenager she began appearing in stage productions such as, "Dark of the Moon" at the Pasadena Playhouse.
 
Some of her early television roles were on, "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960), "The Monroes" (1966) and "Ironside" (1967).  Along with her television work she was also getting work in the film industry in such films as, "Breezy" (1973), "White Line Fever" 91975), "The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday" (1976), "Mean Dog Blues" (1978) and "House" (1986).
 
Kay became very well known for her role in, "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976) for which she earned a nomination for an Emmy and also won an Emmy for her role in, "Midnight Caller" (1989).  As her career has progressed she has been seen on such series as, "ER" (2000), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2002), "House M.D." (2007), "Cold Case" (2009) and the film, "The Secret Lives of Dorks" (2011).  
 
She married only one time to actor, David Cassidy in 1977 but the marriage ended in 1983.  She has no children of her own and has not re-married.  


Filmography

2011 The Secret Lives of Dorks 
2011 Southland 
2010 The Closer
2009 Cold Case
2008 NCIS
2007 House M.D.
2007 Heartland
2003 JAG 
2003 Southside
2003 The Agency 
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 
2001 Once and Again 
2000-2001 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family
2000 ER 
2000 The Magnificent Seven
1998 The Adventures of Ragtime 
1998 Marry Me or Die 
1997 A Gun, a Car, a Blonde 
1997 Gunfighter's Moon 
1997 Journey of the Heart
1996 Touched by an Angel
1994-1997 The Tick 
1995 Shame II: The Secret 
1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
1995 Trapped in Space
1994 Against Their Will: Women in Prison 
1991-1993 Reasonable Doubts 
1992 Falling from Grace 
1991 Shakespeare's Plan 12 from Outer Space 
1990 Hitler's Daughter
1988-1990 Midnight Caller
1990 Streets
1989 Headhunter 
1989 ABC Afterschool Specials
1989 Hardball
1989 Murder by Night
1989 Physical Evidence 
1988 Fear
1984-1988 Simon & Simon
1987 Houston Knights 
1987 Charles in Charge 
1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown 
1984-1987 Hotel 
1987 Moonlighting 
1987 CBS Summer Playhouse
1987 Stripped to Kill
1987 Mr. Belvedere
1987 Starman 
1986 Heart of the City 
1986 Hunter 
1986 House
1985 Riptide 
1985 MacGyver 
1985 Murder, She Wrote
1985 Finder of Lost Loves
1984 Matt Houston
1984 The Fall Guy 
1984 Cagney & Lacey
1984 Magnum, P.I. 
1984 Hill Street Blues
1984 Whiz Kids
1984 Scene of the Crime 
1983 Prisoners of the Lost Universe 
1983 Trial by Terror 
1982 Insight
1982 Fast-Walking 
1981 Swan Lake
1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach
1980 Escape 
1979 Sanctuary of Fear
1979 The Seeding of Sarah Burns 
1979 The Passage 
1978 How the West Was Won
1978 Mean Dog Blues 
1978 The Initiation of Sarah 
1976-1977 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II 
1976 Moving Violation
1976 The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday
1976 Jigsaw John
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man
1975 Petrocelli 
1975 Saturday Night Live
1975 White Line Fever 
1975 Journey from Darkness
1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak
1974 The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One 
1974 Cannon 
1974 Nakia 
1974 McCloud 
1974 Kodiak
1974 The Underground Man 
1974 Medical Center
1974 Unwed Father 
1974 Gunsmoke
1974 Love Story
1974 The One 
1973 A Summer Without Boys
1973 Hallmark Hall of Fame
1973 Breezy
1973 The Streets of San Francisco
1973 American Graffiti
1972 The Weekend Nun 
1972 Ironside 
1967 The Andy Griffith Show 
1967 The Monroes





Matinee Classics - Prisoners of the Lost Universe starring Richard Hatch, Kay Lenz, John Saxon, Peter O'Farrell, Ray Charleson, Kenneth Hendel, Philip Van der Byl, Larry Taylor and Dawn Abraham
Matinee Classics - Rich Man, Poor Man starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Edward Asner, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Reed, Gloria Grahame, Kim Darby, Bill Bixby, Fionnula Flanagan,Tim McIntire, Ray Milland, Lawrence Pressman, Talia Shire, Craig Stevens, Norman Fell, Lynda Day George, George Maharis, Murray Hamilton, Van Johnson, Dorothy Malone, Andrew Duggan, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Kay Lenz, Leigh McCloskey, Gavan O'Herlihy, Josette Banzet, William Smith, Dick Sargent, Dennis Dugan and


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