Rosemary Forsyth

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Rosemary Forsyth
Born (1943-07-06) July 6, 1943 (age 73)
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Nationality Canadian-American
Citizenship United States, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963–present

Rosemary Forsyth (born July 6, 1943) is a Canadian-born American actress and model most notable for her role as Bronwyn opposite Charlton Heston in The War Lord in 1965.

Life and career[edit]

Forsyth was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She made her acting debut in 1963 on the TV series Route 66 as Claire in episode No. 101, "I Wouldn't Start From Here". She made her film debut in 1965 in Shenandoah from Universal Pictures as James Stewart's daughter.[1] After that, she starred in The War Lord with Charlton Heston, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and the western comedy Texas Across the River opposite Dean Martin.

Forsyth's other notable film credits during the 1960s and '70s include What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?, Some Kind of a Nut, How Do I Love Thee?, The Brotherhood of the Bell, City Beneath the Sea, Black Eye and opposite Heston again in the disaster film Gray Lady Down.

By 1971, she started showing up in television frequently. She starred in a pilot for a television series, Is there a Doctor in the House?, about a young city doctor who moves to the country to work with a crusty older doctor played by William Windom, but the series was not picked up. From the mid-1970s and on, she worked primarily in television.[1] She was featured in the Columbo television series episode "Murder by the Book," directed by Steven Spielberg.

Forsyth portrayed Sophia Wayne Capwell on Santa Barbara (1984). She played the fourth Laura Spencer Horton on Days of Our Lives, from 1976–1980, and appeared as Ann McFadden on Dallas (1985). She guest-starred on such television shows as Fantasy Island, Magnum, P.I., Remington Steele, JAG, Star Trek: Voyager, Murder, She Wrote, Chicago Hope and ER, as well as appearing in the films The Gladiator (1986), A Case for Murder (1993), Exit to Eden (1994), Daylight (1996) and Girl (1998).[citation needed] She had a small but pivotal role in 1994's Disclosure, a film starring Michael Douglas based on a novel by Michael Crichton.

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