Roxanne Hart

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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 actress, best known for her roles as Brenda Wyatt in the 1986 film Highlander, and as Nurse Camille Shutt on the CBS medical drama series, Chicago Hope (1994—1998). Hart also received Tony and Drama Desk Awards nominations for her stage works.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Hart was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan Irene (née McKee) and Edward J. Hart, Jr.[2] Her father was a teacher and later became the principal at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York.[3] 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).[4]


Hart appeared in several Broadway stage productions during 1980s, including the U.S. production of British playwright Peter Nichols' Passion, for which she received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play nomination in 1983.[1][5] She played supporting roles in films including The Verdict (1982) and Oh, God! You Devil (1984), before role opposite Christopher Lambert in the cult classic Highlander in 1986. She has also played starring and supporting roles in Pulse (1988), Once Around (1991) and Moonlight Mile (2002). Hart also starred in a number of made for television movies.

From 1994 to 1998, Hart played Nurse Camille Shutt in the CBS medical drama series, Chicago Hope. She had recurring roles on the 1990s HBO sitcom Dream On and, more recently, NBC's Medium (2006-2010), and HBO comedy Hung (2010-2011). She also guest starred on ER, Law & Order, Criminal Minds , Oz, Grey's Anatomy, The Closer, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.



Year Title Role Notes
1979 The Bell Jar
1982 The Verdict Sally Doneghy
1984 Old Enough Carla
1984 Oh, God! You Devil Wendy Shelton
1986 Highlander Brenda J. Wyatt
1986 The Little Sister Sara
1988 Pulse Ellen
1989 Big Time Diane
1991 Once Around Gail Bella
2001 Beyond the City Limits Danelle 'Dan' Perry
2002 The Good Girl Mrs. Worther
2002 Home Room Mrs. Cartwright
2002 Moonlight Mile June Mulcahey
2003 Easy Jackie
2006 Art School Confidential Mom Platz
2006 Letters from Iwo Jima Officer's Wife
2007 License to Wed Mrs. Jones
2010 The Cross-Stitch Sassy Short film
2013 Sex & Marriage Cat Direct-to-video
2013 Salomé Herodias
2014 A Reason Annabelle Hilgrim
2015 Miracle Polish Monica Short film



  1. ^ a b The Broadway League. "Roxanne Hart - IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths HART, EDWARD J.". The New York Times. May 27, 2009. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Roxanne Hart Biography". 1952-07-27. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 
  4. ^ "Roxanne Hart". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 

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