Ms. Lawrence performed on many daytime dramas most notably as Myra Murdock Sloane on All My Children, for which she received three Daytime Emmy Award nominations. She also appeared on The Guiding Light, The Edge of Night and The Doctors. On Primetime television she appeared on Law & Order, Oz and Third Watch (which aired shortly after her death).
Among Ms. Lawrence's feature film credits were Isn't She Great, The Crucible, The Butcher's Wife, Sleeping With the Enemy, We're No Angels and The Four Seasons.
Born in Huntington, West Virginia, in 1922, Ms. Lawrence received a B.A., from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and an M.A. from Yeshiva University. During World War II she served in the Navy as a Specialist 1st class and was honorably discharged in 1945. In the 1970s she was especially proud to serve as an auxiliary police officer with the 13th Precinct in New York City.
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|Date of death||June 11, 2000|