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Cindy Pickett

Originally from Oklahoma, Cindy Pickett grew up in Houston, where she studied acting with her father, drama teacher Cecil Pickett. Cindy made her feature film debut in Night Games, directed by Roger Vadim. In 1986, she starred in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, playing Ferris Bueller's mother, opposite Matthew Broderick. Other feature film credits include The Son-In-Law, Sleepwalkers, Crooked Hearts, and The Men's Club. Her first major role on television came when she landed the part of Jackie Spalding, a series regular on Guiding Light. She went on to star as a regular in the ABC series Call To Glory, as well as a regular in the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere, playing Dr. Carol Novino for several seasons. Cindy starred in the ABC Mini Series Amerika and numerous TV movies, including Echoes In The Darkness and I Know My Name Is Steven. Among her many guest-starring appearances are L.A. Law, The Division, and Crossing Jordan.

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Cindy Pickett Facts

BirthdayApril 18, 1947 (74)
BirthplaceSand Springs, Oklahoma, USA

Selected Filmography

Son In Law
She's Having a Baby
Sex and Death 101
Deep Star Six
Stranded in Paradise
Unhappy Landings
I Know My First Name Is Steven
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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