Roxanne Hart

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This article is about the actress. For the Chicago character, see Roxie Hart.
Roxanne Hart
Born (1952-07-27) July 27, 1952 (age 63)
Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
Years active 1979 - present
Spouse(s) Philip Casnoff
(m.1984-present; 2 children)

Roxanne Hart (born July 27, 1952) is an American television, film and stage actress. She played Brenda Wyatt in the 1986 film Highlander, and Nurse Camille Shutt on the Medical drama Chicago Hope.

Personal life[edit]

Hart was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan Irene (née McKee) and Edward J. Hart, Jr.[1] Her father was a teacher and later became the principal at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York.[2] She graduated from Greeley in 1969. Hart has been married to actor Philip Casnoff since 1984, and they have two sons, Alexander Casnoff (b. 1988) and Macklin McKee Casnoff (b. 1992).


In Hart's early career, she appeared in several Broadway stage productions, including the U.S. production of British playwright Peter Nichols' Passion, for which she received a Tony nomination in 1983.

Hart co-starred alongside Christopher Lambert in the cult classic Highlander in 1986. She has also played starring and supporting roles in a number of films, including The Verdict (1982), Oh, God! You Devil (1984), The Last Innocent Man (1987), Pulse (1988), Once Around (1991) and Moonlight Mile (2002).

She has appeared in many television shows over the years including ER, Law & Order, Criminal Minds and Oz. She had recurring roles on the 1990s HBO sitcom Dream On and, more recently, NBC's Medium.


  1. ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths HART, EDWARD J.". The New York Times. May 27, 2009. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Roxanne Hart Biography". 1952-07-27. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 

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