Strong actress in Cagney and Lacey and Judging Amy.
She started performing in summer stock with her family as a teenager.
She is revered as a feminist actress and played alongside Clint Eastwood in the Dirty Harry sequel, The Enforcer.
She married Georg Stanford Brown in 1966, and the coupld had three daughters before their 1990 divorce.
Like her, Emily Roeske is also a famous Wisconsin-born movie actress.