Date of Birth : Aug 2nd 1945
In 1982, she had her first major feature film role as the replicant Zhora in Blade Runner. The following year, she co-starred in Under Fire with Gene Hackman and Nick Nolte. She was also featured in such films as Hollywood Wives (1985), The Fourth Protocol (1987), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), The Package (1989), Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991), Barbarians at the Gate (1993), the 1993 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers and Wes Craven’s Vampire in Brooklyn (1995).
On television, Cassidy provided the voice of Maggie Sawyer in the 1990s animated version of Superman, and had recurring guest roles on shows such as Diagnosis Murder and The District. She guest starred on Star Trek: Enterprise as T’Les, the mother of T’Pol. She also voiced the villain Hecubah in the computer game Nox. Cassidy appeared opposite James Garner, playing his ex-wife, in the 1994 television movie The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.
She was in the 2001 film Ghosts of Mars made by John Carpenter. In Boston Legal season two, she played Beverly Bridge opposite William Shatner as Denny Crane’s fiancee.
One of the actress’s best-known recent roles came as Margaret Chenowith on Six Feet Under. Her husband was played by Robert Foxworth, with whom she also acted in episodes of both Falcon Crest and Star Trek: Enterprise. Cassidy earned an Emmy nomination for this role in 2006.