February 19, 1948|
Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.
|Died||October 16, 2016
New York City, U.S.
|Other names||Ceci Jones|
Cecilia Hart (February 19, 1948 – October 16, 2016) was an American television and stage actress. She co-starred with her husband, actor James Earl Jones, in the short-lived 1979–80 CBS police drama Paris.
A native of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and the daughter of an Army colonel, Hart appeared on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's play, Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land from January-March 1977, winning the 1977 Theatre World Award. She appeared on Broadway in The Heiress (1976) and Design for Living (1984), and in Othello as a replacement "Desdemona" in March 1982.
She starred opposite Paxton Whitehead in Bedroom Farce at the Westport Country Playhouse in 2015. Hart and Paxton have co-starred five times previously before as a married couple in other plays. The production ran from August 25, 2015 through September 13, 2015.
|1978||Emergency!||Nancy Halverson||1 episode|
|The Runaways||Carolyn Roberts||1 episode|
|Three's Company||Gloria||1 episode|
|A Woman Called Moses||Susan Broadas||TV program|
|1979||Quincy M.E.||Stewardess Jackie Curtis||1 episode|
|Most Deadly Passage||Lucy Halverson||TV program|
|1979–1980||Paris||Stacey Erickson||13 episodes|
|1980||The Silent Lovers||Norma Shea||TV program|
|1982||Freedom to Speak||TV mini-series|
|1986||Mr. Sunshine||Janice Hall||11 episodes|
|1989||The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd||Gail Horner||1 episode|
|Starting Now||Felicia Kent||TV program|
|MacGyver||Kate Hubley||1 episode|
|1990||Gabriel's Fire||Harley Kovacs||1 episode|
|Charles in Charge||Elaine Colfax||1 episode|
|1992||Pros and Cons||Lauren||1 episode|
|1993–1998||Law & Order||Mary Bradley
|2006||The King of Central Park||Lydia|
- Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land ibdb.com, accessed October 23, 2016
- Lentz, Harris III (February 2017). "Cecilia Hart, 68". Classic Images (500): 54.
- Othello profile ibdb.com, accessed October 23, 2016
- DeWitt, Davis. "Review: In ‘Bedroom Farce,’ Love and Other Jokes" The New York Times, September 3, 2015.
- Barnes, Mike (October 22, 2016). "Cecilia Hart, Actress and Wife of James Earl Jones, Dies at 68". The Hollywood Reporter. ISSN 0018-3660.
- Quinn, Dave (October 22, 2016). "Cecilia Hart, Wife of James Earl Jones, Has Died After Ovarian Cancer Battle". People. ISSN 0093-7673.