Myra Turley

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Myra Turley is an American film and television actress, best known as "Dale" in the 1995 sitcom, Muscle, and as "Madeline Evelley" in Clint Eastwood's Academy Award-winning movie Flags of Our Fathers.

Her other appearances include supporting roles in episodes of such television series as Dallas, LA Law, Murphy Brown, ER, NYPD Blue, Party of Five, Seinfeld, Friends, That '70s Show, Scrubs and Desperate Housewives. Most recently she played Katherine Olson, Peggy Olson's mother, on Mad Men.

Personal life[edit]

A graduate of the College of New Rochelle, she is the mother of actress Tannis Vallely.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Peacemaker Miss Rice Short film
2006 Flags of Our Fathers Madeline Evelley
2007 California Dreaming Irene
2010 Beautiful Boy Patty
2014 Happy for Nothing Deirdre Short film
2014 Mourning Glory Maxine Black-Shore Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Highway to Heaven Miss Muncie "Close Encounters of the Heavenly Kind"
1986 Perfect Strangers Sandra "Happy Birthday, Baby"
1988 Throb Louise "Only the Lonely", "There's No Place Like Home"
1989 L.A. Law Mary Fitzpatrick "Barstow Bound"
1989 White Lies Mrs. Thompkins TV film
1989 Quantum Leap Dolores "Catch a Falling Star"
1990 Daughter of the Streets Doris TV film
1990 Beanpole Ms. Hanley TV film
1990 Bakery, TheThe Bakery Doris TV film
1990 ABC Afterschool Special Fran "A Question About Sex"
1990 Ferris Bueller Miss Connelly "Between a Rock and Rooney's Place"
1991 Knots Landing Doris "In the Dog House"
1992 Condition: Critical Veronica Neuhouse TV film
1994 Second Half, TheThe Second Half Glynys "High Nooner"
1994 One West Waikiki Mrs. Bryan "'Til Death Do Us Part"
1995 Muscle Dale TV series
1995 Empty Nest Arlene "Grandma, What Big Eyes You Have"
1995 My Antonia Mrs. Harling TV film
1996 ER Monica Ford "Baby Shower"
1996 Step by Step Adele "Men at Work"
1996 Weird Science Mrs. Dreesen "Family Affair"
1996 Brotherly Love Annica "The Code of the Guys"
1998 Party of Five Mrs. Ryerson "Here and Now"
1998 Seinfeld Foreman "The Finale"
1998 You Lucky Dog Mrs. Mooney TV film
1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Mrs. Birkhead "Whose So-Called Life Is It Anyway?"
1999 Chicago Hope Helen "Humpty Dumpty"
2000 Ladies Man Mrs. Cahill "12 Angry Kids", "Bad Muthas"
2001 Geena Davis Show, TheThe Geena Davis Show Grace "Max Hates Hillary"
2001 Judging Amy Martha "The Last Word"
2001 Family Law Judge Carla DaCosta "Planting Seeds", "Obligations"
2007 Desperate Housewives Peggy "No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds"
2008-2012 Mad Men Katherine Olson Recurring role
2009 Cold Case Margie Everett (2009) "Breaking News"
2009 Safe Harbor Linda Rawlings TV film
2009 Lie to Me Mrs. Perriman "Secret Santa"
2010 'Til Death Mrs. Rooney Recurring role
2013 Legit Cybil "Anger"
2013 Revenge Sister Rebecca Gallagher "Masquerade"
2013 Hollywood Acting Studio June "How to Act in a Sex Scene"
2015 Rizzoli & Isles Delores "Sister Sister"

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