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Stranger in Our House
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Lee Purcell (born Lee Jeune Williams; June 15, 1947) is an American actress who appeared in films of the 1970s and early 1980s including Mr. Majestyk, Big Wednesday, Stir Crazy, and Valley Girl.
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Lee Purcell (born Lee Jeune Williams; June 15, 1947) is an American actress and writer-producer who has starred in films including Mr. Majestyk, Big Wednesday, Stir Crazy, and Valley Girl. She has also appeared in numerous television and stage productions. Purcell made her debut as a performer at 5 years of age, appearing on a local TV show. She also studied writing and various other arts. In 1969 Purcell was personally chosen for her first feature film by Steve McQueen, in his company`s production of Adam at Six A.M., co-starring Michael Douglas.
Purcell has a son, Dylan, who is also an actor. She became a Scientologist in 1975 and is a former NRA (National Rifle Association) director. Purcell is on the board of directors for Heart of a Horse, a non profit organization which seeks to rescue and rehabilitate abused and neglected horses. In addition, she works with VET (Veterans Entertainment Team), a military veterans assistance group.
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Lee Jeune Williams
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American actress Lee Purcell received her first movie break in 1970's Adam at 6 AM, portraying Jerri Jo Hopper, the young vis-a-vis of liberal college professor Michael Douglas. Most of her later film roles were secondary but sizeable (see Kid Blue  and Mr. Majestyk , both dominated by their male stars). Ms. Purcell was better served on television, where she appeared in such roles as silent film starlet Billie Dove in the 2-part The Amazing Howard Hughes (1976). In the same vein, Lee Purcell played '40s movie actress Olivia de Havilland in the 1985 biopic My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn.