More Gail O'Grady Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for American Dreams)O'Grady left the acclaimed police drama at the end of her third season and worked with all the major networks, starring in made-for-television movies and miniseries. She received critical praise for her leading role in Tailhook, the TV movie based on the life of U.S. Navy Lt. Paula Coughlin, who successfully sued the Tailhook association of Navy airmen for sexual harassment. More recently, she took on a multi-episode arc as a guest star on Ally McBeal as the ex-wife of Ally's true love, Robert Downey Jr.
O'Grady's feature-film career has given her the opportunity to work with some of the most respected of directors, including John Landis, John Hughes and Carl Reiner. She starred with Ellen Burstyn and Jonathan Taylor Thomas in Walking Across Egypt, a drama based on the Clyde Egerton bestseller. Originally from the Midwest, O'Grady now lives in Los Angeles, where she shares her home with her beloved dogs.
Bio courtesy NBC for "American Dreams" (16-Mar-2003)
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