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Kathleen Denise Quinlan (born November 19, 1954) is an American actress, mostly seen on television and in motion pictures. Quinlan was born in Pasadena, California, the daughter of Josephine (née Zachry), a military supply supervisor, and Robert Quinlan, a television sports director. She was raised in Mill Valley, California, where she attended Tamalpais High School and began her acting career. She has been married to actor Bruce Abbott since April 12, 1994. They have a son, Tyler (born 1990).
She has appeared in over 50 films, but is perhaps best known for her roles as Deborah, a schizophrenic, in the film version of I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama, and for a Golden Globe and Oscar nominated turn in the Best Supporting Actress category as an astronaut`s wife, Marilyn Lovell, in the 1995 true story Apollo 13 opposite Tom Hanks. Quinlan also made a mark as Jim Morrison`s Celtic Pagan lover Patricia Kennealy in Oliver Stone`s The Doors, and won a Blockbuster Entertainment Award as Favorite Supporting Actress-Suspense, for Breakdown (1997) with Kurt Russell. Her recent work includes the TV series House, the 2006 remake of the horror classic "The Hills Have Eyes" and as the wife of a government traitor in the 2007 film Breach. On November 10, 2008, TV Guide reported that Quinlan would join Fox drama Prison Break in a recurring role as a high-ranking player within the Company. Quinlan played Michael and Lincoln`s mother, Christina Rose Scofield, who never died but, in fact, has been working for the Company.
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Kathleen Denise Quinlan (born November 19, 1954) is an American film and television actress. She received a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination for the 1977 film I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, and a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nomination for her role in the 1995 film Apollo 13. Her other film appearances include Airport '77 (1977), The Promise (1979), The Runner Stumbles (1979), Sunday Lovers (1980), Sunset (1988), Clara's Heart (1988), The Doors (1991) and Breakdown (1997).
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Married||Kathleen Quinlan and Bruce Abbott have been married since 12th Apr 1994.|||