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Dorothy Lyman

Actor and Director
Female
Born Apr 18, 1947

Dorothy Lyman is an American television actress, director and producer. She is most commonly known for her work as Gwen Frame in Another World and in All My Children as Opal Sue Gardner, and on the syndicated sitcom Mama's Family, as Naomi Harper. Lyman was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Violet E. and Hector H. Lyman, who was a stockbroker. She and Jill Larson who succeeded her in the role of Opal on All My Children, went to the same high school.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on April 18, 1947.

TWENTIES

1971 24 Years Old Lyman was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Violet E. (née Brightwell) and Hector H. Lyman, who was a stockbroker. She first appeared on her first soap opera A World Apart as Julie Stark in 1971. … Read More

THIRTIES

1982 35 Years Old However, her most notable soap opera role has been on All My Children as Opal Sue Gardner, for which she received two Emmy Awards -- as Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Drama Series in 1982 and for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series in 1983. … Read More

FORTIES

1990 43 Years Old After Mama's Family ended in 1990, Lyman had a recurring role on Bob, Bob Newhart's third series. … Read More

FIFTIES

2001 54 Years Old She made a cameo appearance in the 2001 film Blow starring Johnny Depp.
2006 59 Years Old She was seen in the 2006 film The Departed, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 60 Years Old In 2007, Lyman guest-starred in the third season of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica as Starbuck's mother. … Read More
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