Wallace at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival in 2010
December 14, 1948
Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.
|Other names||Dee Wallace-Stone|
|Alma mater||University of Kansas|
(m. 1980;died 1995)
Skip Belyea(m. 1998)
Deanna "Dee" Wallace (née Bowers; born December 14, 1948),also known as Dee Wallace Stone, is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mary, the mother, in the 1982 blockbuster film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial . She is also known for her starring roles in several horror films including The Hills Have Eyes (1977), The Howling (1981), Cujo (1983) and Critters (1986), which earned her the title of "scream queen".
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Melissa Mathison. It features special effects by Carlo Rambaldi and Dennis Muren, and stars Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, and Pat Welsh. It tells the story of Elliott (Thomas), a boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed "E.T.", who is stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help E.T. return to his home planet, while attempting to keep him hidden from the government.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit fear for entertainment purposes. Initially inspired by literature from authors like Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley, horror has existed as a film genre for more than a century. The macabre and the supernatural are frequent themes. Horror may also overlap with the fantasy, supernatural fiction, and thriller genres.
Wallace was born in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Maxine (née Nichols) and Robert Stanley Bowers.She attended Wyandotte High School, before attending the University of Kansas and obtaining an education degree. She briefly taught high school drama at Washington High School in her native Kansas City in the early 1970s.
Kansas City is the third-largest city in the State of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Kansas City, Kansas is abbreviated as "KCK" to differentiate it from Kansas City, Missouri, after which it is named. It is part of a consolidated city-county government known as the "Unified Government". Wyandotte County also includes the independent cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 145,786 residents. It is situated at Kaw Point, which is the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.
Wyandotte High School is a fully accredited public high school located in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, serving students in grades 9–12. The building itself is a historic and notable public building, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The school principal is Mary Stewart. The mascot is the Bulldog and the school colors are red and white. The athletic programs have won many state championships including an undefeated national championship in boys' basketball in 1923.
The University of Kansas, also referred to as KU, is a public research university with its main campus in Lawrence, Kansas, and several satellite campuses, research and educational centers, medical centers, and classes across the state of Kansas. Two branch campuses are in the Kansas City metropolitan area on the Kansas side: the university's medical school and hospital in Kansas City, the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and a hospital and research center in the state's capital of Topeka. There are also educational and research sites in Garden City, Hays, Leavenworth, Parsons, and Topeka, and branches of the medical school in Salina and Wichita. The university is one of the 62 members of the Association of American Universities.
She was briefly married first to Barry Wallace and still uses his last name in her career. Their marriage ended in divorce. She married Christopher Stone in 1980, who died suddenly in 1995. They have one daughter, Gabrielle Stone.
Christopher Stone was an American actor.
Gabrielle Stone is an American actress and dancer. She is known for various movies and television series such as Speak No Evil, the movie Cut and the upcoming movie The Legacy Of Avril Kyte with actors Doug Jones, J. Larose and Dave Vescio. Gabrielle Stone has also worked on the film set with actors Billy Zane, Mischa Barton and Stone's mother Dee Wallace in Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard.
Wallace is a public speaker and self-help author, having written three books, and has her own call-in radio show, where she talks exclusively about the creation of "self". [ citation needed ]She often speaks about how you can get through tough times with determination and love. She has also written a book called Bright Light, about her life lessons from an acting career.
Public speaking is the process or act of performing a speech to a live audience. Public speaking is commonly understood as formal, face-to-face speaking of a single person to a group of listeners. Traditionally, public speaking is considered to be a part of the art of persuasion. The act can accomplish particular purposes including to inform, to persuade, and to entertain. Additionally, differing methods, structures, and rules can be utilized according to the speaking situation.
Self-help or self-improvement is a self-guided improvement—economically, intellectually, or emotionally—often with a substantial psychological basis. Many different self-help group programs exist, each with its own focus, techniques, associated beliefs, proponents and in some cases, leaders. Concepts and terms originating in self-help culture and Twelve-Step culture, such as recovery, dysfunctional families, and codependency have become firmly integrated in mainstream language.
In 2018, she gave her first TED (conference) talk at TEDx Cape May, entitled "The Common Ground of Self."
TED Conferences LLC is a media organization that posts talks online for free distribution under the slogan "ideas worth spreading." TED was conceived by Richard Saul Wurman in February 1984 as a conference; it has been held annually since 1990. TED's early emphasis was on technology and design, consistent with its Silicon Valley origins. It has since broadened its perspective to include talks on many scientific, cultural, political, and academic topics. It is owned and curated by Chris Anderson, a British-American businessman, through the Sapling Foundation.
Wallace starred in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).She and Christopher Stone starred together in several roles, including The Howling (1981), Cujo (1983), Together We Stand (1986–1987) and The New Lassie (1989–1992). In The Office episode Garden Party, Wallace played Ellen, the mother of Andy Bernard (Ed Helms). In March 2015, Wallace was cast on the ABC soap opera series General Hospital , as Patricia Spencer, the unseen, long-lost older sister of Luke and Bobbie Spencer. She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series.
Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. Spielberg started in Hollywood directing television and several minor theatrical releases. He became a household name as the director of Jaws (1975), which was critically and commercially successful and is considered the first summer blockbuster. His subsequent releases focused typically on science fiction and adventure films, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and Jurassic Park (1993) are seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood escapist filmmaking.
The Howling is a 1981 American horror film directed by Joe Dante and starring Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, and Robert Picardo. Based on the novel of the same name by Gary Brandner, the film follows a television newswoman sent to a remote mountain resort after a near fatal incident with a serial killer, unaware that the residents are werewolves.
Cujo is a 1983 American horror film directed by Lewis Teague based on Stephen King's 1981 novel of the same name. It was written by Don Carlos Dunaway and Barbara Turner, and starring Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly and Danny Pintauro.
|1975||The Stepford Wives||Nettie the Maid|
|1977||The Hills Have Eyes||Lynne Wood|
|1981||The Howling||Karen White|
|1982||E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial||Mary|
|1982||Jimmy the Kid||May|
|1985||Secret Admirer||Connie Ryan|
|1986||Shadow Play||Morgan Hanna|
|1987||Legend of the White Horse||Alta|
|1991||Rock-a-Doodle||Dory (Edmond's Mother)|
|1991||Alligator II: The Mutation||Christine Hodges||Direct-to-video film|
|1992||Rescue Me||Sarah Sweeney|
|1993||Lightning in a Bottle||Jean Markley|
|1995||Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back||Georgia|
|1995||The Phoenix and the Carpet||Mother|
|1996||The Frighteners||Patricia Ann Bradley|
|1997||Invisible Mom||Laura Griffin|
|1999||Pirates of the Plain||Glenna|
|2001||A Month of Sundays||Sarah McCabe|
|2005||Headspace||Dr. Denise Bell|
|2007||The Blue Rose||Mrs. Garrison|
|2009||The House of the Devil||Landlady|
|2009||Stay Cool||Mrs. McCarthy|
|2009||Babysitters Beware||Ms. Greene|
|2009||The Mother of Invention||Nancy Dooly|
|2009||The Haunted World of El Superbeasto||Trixie||Voice role|
|2009||Dark Fields||Jean Applebe|
|2010||Pound of Flesh||Dean Jean Clark|
|2011||Exodus Fall||Shirley Minor|
|2012||The Lords of Salem||Sonny|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel||Lilith|
|2014||Haunting of Cellblock 11||Ms. Simon|
|2014||Love & Mercy||Lilith|
|2017||Death House||Dr. Eileen Fletcher|
|2018||Beyond the Sky||Lucille|
|2019||Sunrise in Heaven||Marion|
|2019||In Search of Darkness||Herself||Documentary film|
|2019||Critters Attack!||Aunt Dee|
|TBA||3 from Hell||Greta|
|1974||Lucas Tanner||Waitress||Episode: "Merry Gentlemen"|
|1975||The Streets of San Francisco||Joan Warren||Episode: "The Programming of Charlie Blake"|
|1975||Ellery Queen||Waitress / Mamie||Episode: "The Adventure of the Chinese Dog"|
|1977||Man from Atlantis||Hot Dog Stand Owner||Episode: "Melt Down"|
|1977||The San Pedro Beach Bums||Lisa||Episode: "Godfather's Five"|
|1977||Bigfoot and Wildboy||Deeda||Episode: "Amazon Contest"|
|1977||Starsky & Hutch||Carol Wade||Episode: "The Crying Child"|
|1977||Police Woman||Shana Fayette||Episode: "Did You Still Beat My Wife"|
|1978||Barnaby Jones||Amy Vickers||Episode: "Terror on a Quite Afternoon"|
|1978||Police Story||Sharon Shay||Episode: "A Chance to Live"|
|1978||Lou Grant||Patti||Episode: "Hooker"|
|1978–1979||CHiPs||Sheila / Angy||Episodes: "Return of the Turks" and "Death Watch"|
|1979||Hart to Hart||Connie||Episode: "Jonathan Hart Jr."|
|1979||Trapper John, M.D.||Dr. Valerie Tatum||Episode: "The Adventures of the Chinese Dog"|
|1979||Mrs. Columbo||Janet Rutledge||Episode: "Ladies of the Afternoon"|
|1979||Taxi||Joyce||Episode: "Alex Romance"|
|1980||Skag||Nora||Episodes: "The Working Girl: Part 1 and 2"|
|1980||Here's Boomer||Alice||Episode: "Molly"|
|1981||ABC Afterschool Special||Sue Jinkins||Episode: "Run, Don't Walk"|
|1981||Child Bride of Short Creek||Mary Jacobs||Movie|
|1982/87||CBS Schoolbreak Special||Fran Welsh / Jan Fischer||Episodes: "Help Wanted" and "An Enemy Among Us"|
|1983||Wait till Your Mother Gets Home!||Pat Peters||Movie|
|1984–87||Hotel||Helen Johnson / Lisa Mason / Pamela||3 episodes|
|1985||Finder of Lost Loves||Gail Aames||Episode: "Mister Wonderful"|
|1985||Simon & Simon||Carol Brooks||Episode: "Love and/or Marriage"|
|1985||The Twilight Zone||Janice Hammond||Segment: "Wish Bank"|
|1986–87||Together We Stand||Lori Randall||19 episodes|
|1987||Bushfire Moon||Elizabeth O'Day||Movie|
|1988||Stranger on My Land||Annie Winters||Movie|
|1989/91||Murder, She Wrote||Ellen Wicker / Mildred Terhune||Episodes: "Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble" and "Tainted Lady"|
|1989–92||The New Lassie||Dee McCullough||35 episodes|
|1990||I'm Dangerous Tonight||Wanda Thatcher||Movie|
|1991||P.S. I Luv U||Mitzi Packer||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1992||FBI: The Untold Stories||Darlene||Episode: "Mommie Dearest"|
|1992||L.A. Law||Eliane Weston||Episode: "Wine Knot"|
|1994||Witness to the Execution||Emily Dawson||Movie|
|1994||Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy||Suzanne Guthrie||Movie|
|1994||Vanishing Son IV||Megan||Movie|
|1994||Rebel Highway||Mrs. Gordon||Episode: "Runaway Daughters"|
|1997||Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder||Linda Jones||Movie|
|1997||JAG||Congresswoman Adele DeLong||Episode: "Crossing the Line"|
|1997||Touched by an Angel||Sandra Browner||Episode: "A Delicate Balance"|
|1998||Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story||Pat Rich||Television film|
|1999||Nash Bridges||Susan Martin||Episode: "Resurrection"|
|1999||Ally McBeal||Gail Clarkson||Episode: "Buried Pleasures"|
|2001||She's No Angel||Shawnessy||Movie|
|2001||Felicity||Allison Covington||2 episodes|
|2002||The Division||Paula Meeks||Episode: "Beyond the Grave"|
|2002||She Spies||Daphne||Episode: "First Episode"|
|2003||The Agency||Doris, Quinn's Sister||Episode: "Our Man in Korea"|
|2004||The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story||Sharon Rocha||Movie|
|2005||Cold Case||Charlotte Jones||Episode: "Strange Fruit"|
|2005||Crossing Jordan||Lorraine Heeley||Episode: "Total Recall"|
|2006||Bones||Special Agent Callie Warner||Episode: "The Woman in Limbo"|
|2006||The Eden Formula||Rhonda Sharpton||Movie|
|2006||Without a Trace||Lara Duncan||Episode: "All the Sinners, Saints"|
|2006||Close to Home||Joan Monroe||Episode: "There's Something About Martha"|
|2006–07||Sons & Daughters||Colleen Halbert||11 episodes|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Joan Waring||Episode: "Time After Time"|
|2007||My Name Is Earl||The Governor / The Warden's Wife / Katherine Hazelwood||3 episodes|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Claire Taylor||Episode: "Holiday Spirit"|
|2008||Saving Grace||Janice Shapiro||Episode: "A Survivor Lives Here"|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Dr. Jan Mohikian||Episode: "Memoriam"|
|2009||The Magic 7||Sean's Mom (voice)||Movie|
|2010||Happy Town||Alice Conroy||Episode: "Blame It on Rio Bravo"|
|2010||Law & Order: LA||Ellen Powell||Episode: "Sylmar"|
|2010||Detroit 1-8-7||Marni Eckhart||Episode: "Home Invasion/Drive-By"|
|2011||The Office||Ellen Bernard||Episode: "Garden Party"|
|2012||Switched at Birth||Lorena McGowen||2 episodes|
|2012||Warehouse 13||Ellen Powell||Episode: Sylmar|
|2015||General Hospital||Patricia Spencer||3 episodes|
|2015||The Whispers||Willie Starling||4 episodes|
|2015–present||Just Add Magic||Grandma Becky Quinn||47 episodes|
|2016||Supernatural||Mildred Baker||Episode: "Into the Mystic"|
|2017||You're the Worst||Gail||Episode: "It's Been"|
|2018||NCIS||Claire Hall||Episode: "Fragments"|
|2018||Shooter (TV series)||Katherine Mayfield||Episode: "Swing Vote"|
Danny Pintauro is an American actor and film producer, best known for his role as Jonathan Bower on the popular American sitcom Who's the Boss? as well as his role in the 1983 film Cujo.
A scream queen is an actress who has become associated with horror films, either through an appearance in a notable entry in the genre or recurring roles in the genre. Jamie Lee Curtis is noted as a seminal example for her performances in the popular slasher films of the Halloween franchise. In recent years, the male counterpart has been labeled a scream king.
Alison Ann Sweeney is an American actress, reality show host, director and author. Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Brady on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, a role she has played under contract with the show since January 6, 1993. In this role, she has earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, four Soap Opera Digest Awards and a Fan Voted Daytime Emmy Award. In 2007, she became the host of The Biggest Loser, and left the series at the end of the sixteenth season in 2015. She also co-stars in Heartland.
Crystal Elizabeth Chappell is an American actress who played Carly Manning on Days of Our Lives from 1990 to 1993, Maggie Carpenter on One Life to Live from 1995–97 and Olivia Spencer on Guiding Light from 1999 to 2009.
Mädchen Amick is an American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Shelly Johnson on the cult television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991), its prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) and its revival television series Twin Peaks: The Return (2017). She was also a series regular on Central Park West (1995-1996), Freddie (2005-2006), and Witches of East End (2013-2014). On the big screen she had starring roles in Sleepwalkers (1992) and Dream Lover (1993). She currently portrays Alice Cooper, the mother of Betty Cooper, on The CW's drama television series Riverdale (2017–present).
Elizabeth Irene Banks is an American actress, director, writer, and producer. She is best known for starring as Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015) and as Gail Abernathy-McKadden in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017). Banks made her directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), whose $69 million opening-weekend gross set a record for a first-time director.
Julie Marie Berman (born November 3, 1983) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Lulu Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital, for which she received three Daytime Emmy Awards, and for her role on the Golden Globe nominated Hulu comedy series, Casual as Leia, Valerie's receptionist.
Barbara Crampton is an American actress. She made her screen debut on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives (1983), and her film debut in 1984's Body Double before starring in the horror comedy Re-Animator (1985). Crampton has since starred in a variety of films including Chopping Mall (1986), From Beyond (1986), Castle Freak (1995), You're Next (2011), We Are Still Here (2015), and Little Sister (2016). She is also known for playing Leanna Love on the television series The Young and the Restless for which she was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess in a Drama Series – Daytime in 1990.
Kelli McCarty is an American actress, model, and photographer who was crowned Miss USA in 1991. She is best known for her role as Beth Wallace on the U.S. television soap opera Passions from 1999-2006.
Abigail Leigh Spencer is an American actress. She began her career playing Rebecca Tyree on the ABC daytime television soap opera All My Children (1999–2001), before going on to star in the Lifetime crime drama series Angela's Eyes (2006). She also had recurring roles on Mad Men (2009), Hawthorne (2010), and Suits (2011–2019). From 2013 to 2016, Spencer starred as Amantha Holden in the acclaimed SundanceTV drama series Rectify, for which she received a nomination for a Critics' Choice Television Award. From 2016 to 2018, Spencer starred as history professor Lucy Preston in the NBC science-fiction series Timeless.
Linsey Godfrey is an American actress. From 2012 to 2018, she starred as Caroline Spencer on the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. She is also known for her role in the 2010 television movie, Jack's Family Adventure.
Johanna Elizabeth Braddy is an American actress. She played the leading role in the 2009 horror film The Grudge 3, and has appeared in Hurt (2009), Easy A (2010), Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), and The Levenger Tapes (2011). She also starred in a main role as Jenny Matrix in the hit web series Video Game High School from 2012 to 2014. In 2015, Braddy co-starred as Anna Martin in the Lifetime dark comedy-drama series Unreal. She also starred as Shelby Wyatt in the ABC thriller series Quantico.
Alexandra Anna Daddario is an American actress. She is known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series, Blake Gaines in San Andreas, Summer Quinn in Baywatch, and Avery Martin in When We First Met. She has also starred in the films Texas Chainsaw 3D and Hall Pass, and has guest starred in television series such as White Collar, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, True Detective, New Girl, and American Horror Story: Hotel.
Hansel & Gretel is a 2013 American horror film produced by The Asylum and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. A modern take of the Brothers Grimm fairytale of the same name, the film stars Dee Wallace, Brent Lydic and Stephanie Greco. The film is a mockbuster of the Paramount Pictures and Metro Goldwyn Mayer film Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.
Valerie Spencer is a fictional character from General Hospital, an American soap opera on the ABC network, portrayed by Brytni Sarpy. Introduced as the niece of the legendary Luke Spencer, Valerie is the daughter of the late Pat Spencer. Upon losing her mother, Valerie relocates to Port Charles and moves in with her cousin, Lulu Spencer, and bonds with her husband Dante Falconeri. The two end up having a one-night stand, only for Dante to reconcile with Lulu and Valerie briefly dates Lulu's ex-boyfriend Dillon Quartermaine.
Mckenna Grace is an American child actress. She began acting professionally at the age of 6, her earliest roles including Jasmine Bernstein in the Disney XD comedy series Crash & Bernstein (2012–2014) and Faith Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless (2013–2015). Her early film roles include supporting performances in the drama Mr. Church (2016), the science fiction film Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), and the comedy How to Be a Latin Lover (2017). She gained recognition for her critically acclaimed performance in Gifted (2017), for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer, and for portraying a young Tonya Harding in I, Tonya (2017). Grace is also known for portraying Penny Kirkman in the ABC drama Designated Survivor (2016–present) and young Theodora Crain in the Netflix supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House (2018–present). She also has had a recurring role in the Netflix series Fuller House as Rose Harbenberger, guest stars in another Netflix series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as young Sabrina Spellman, as well as the lead role in Lifetime's made-for-television remake of the 1956 film of the same name based on the homonymous novel by William March The Bad Seed as Emma Grossman. In 2019, she shared the role of young Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel with London Fuller.
Brytni Sarpy is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Valerie Spencer on the ABC network soap opera General Hospital.
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