The Woman Who Loved Elvis

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The Woman Who Loved Elvis
Based onGraced Land
by Laura Kalpakian
Written byRita Mae Brown
Directed byBill Bixby
StarringRoseanne Barr
Tom Arnold
Music byWilliam Olvis
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersTom Arnold
Roseanne Barr
Joan Barnett
Jack Grossbart
ProducersCyrus Yavneh
Laura Marcus (associate producer)
Production locationOttumwa, Iowa
CinematographyRonald M. Lautore
EditorJay Scherberth
Running time91 minutes
Production companyGrossbart Barnett Productions
Original release
ReleaseApril 18, 1993 (1993-04-18)

The Woman Who Loved Elvis is a 1993 American drama television film, directed by Bill Bixby and written by Rita Mae Brown, based on the 1992 novel Graced Land by Laura Kalpakian. It stars Roseanne Barr and her then-husband Tom Arnold. Also starring Cynthia Gibb, Danielle Harris, and Sally Kirkland, it was filmed in June 1992 in Ottumwa, Iowa, where Arnold was born. The film aired on ABC on April 18, 1993. It was the final television film directed by Bixby before his death in November 1993.


  • Roseanne Barr as Joyce Jackson
  • Cynthia Gibb as Emily Shaw
  • Tom Arnold as Jack Jackson
  • Danielle Harris as Priscilla Jackson
  • Kimberly Dal Santo as Lisa Marie Jackson
  • Sally Kirkland as Sandee Sloop
  • Joe Guzaldo as Howard Hanson
  • Monica McCarthy as Dorrie
  • Liz Muckley as Marge Mason
  • Dottie Arnold as Old woman
  • James Andelin Old man
  • Patrick Clear as Ben Wilkes
  • Marilyn Dodds Frank as Social worker
  • Sam Derence as Surgeon
  • W. Earl Brown as Pete
  • Albert Flores as Justin
  • Jeremy Jones as Jack Jr.
  • John Duda as Paperboy