September 13, 1958 |
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Brad Fiedel (1975 –present)|
Ann Dusenberry (born September 13, 1958) is an American film and television actress.
Tucson, Arizona-born Dusenberry played Amory (alias Angel Collins) in Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model? (1977), and Amy March in Little Women in a two-part miniseries on NBC in 1978, and returned to the role in a full series the next year. In 1978, she appeared as beauty queen Tina Wilcox in Jaws 2. She played Margot in the short-lived 1986 series Life with Lucy.
Education and family life
Dusenberry studied theater arts for four years, first at the University of Arizona, then Occidental College. She got her first role by circulating her resume and photograph within the Universal Studios offices using internal envelopes obtained by her boyfriend, a truck driver for Universal. She signed a seven-year contract with Universal.
She is married to composer Brad Fiedel, whom she lives with in Santa Barbara, California. They have two daughters. She received an MA degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and works as Artistic Director of the Actors’ Conservatory Theatre in Santa Barbara. She is the daughter of Bruce and Katie Dusenberry.
- White Line Fever (1975)
- The Possessed (1977)
- Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
- Jaws 2 (1978)
- Little Women (1978)
- Heart Beat (1980)
- Cutter's Way (1981)
- Elvis and the Beauty Queen (1981)
- National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1982)
- Basic Training (1985)
- The Men's Club (1986)
- Play Nice (1992)
- Captains and the Kings (1976)
- McCloud (1976)
- Eight Is Enough (1977)
- Trapper John, M.D. (1979)
- Magnum, P.I. (1982)
- Simon & Simon (1983)
- The Family Tree (1983)
- Murder She Wrote (1985, 1986)
- Life with Lucy (1986)
- Designing Women (1989)
- Matlock: The Parents (1991)
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