Lee Purcell
Actress
Lee Purcell
Lee Purcell is an American actress and writer-producer who has starred in films including Mr. Majestyk, Big Wednesday, Stir Crazy, and Valley Girl. She has also appeared in numerous television and stage productions.
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Richard Bangs: PHOTOS: Paddling And Filming On The Rogue River
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Every year I organize a raft trip for the like-minded in the tech and travel worlds, a kind of floating salon, never stepping the same river twice. But this summer I returned to a rascal that sucked me in some years before, and I couldn't resist pulling up the hoary notes from my first encounter. Alternatively tranquil and tumultuous, the Rogue chisels through the bristled plateau of the Siskiyou Mountains, taking on the character of a coastal river: steep-sided, narrow and heavily forested with moody, molting pools and sudden, spuming chutes and rapids. The French trappers who worked this watershed in the early 19th century found the waters troubling, but the Takelma Indians more so, and so the trappers called the river Les Coquines ("the Rogues") after their local adversaries. Almost two centuries later the Rogue would prove a scallywag of a river for me as well. When television producer Ron Roth walks into my office he says he is looking for a whitewater river. "It ha ...
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PURCELL v. U.S. - Leagle.com
Google News - over 5 years
Christopher Lee Purcell ("Purcell") committed suicide in his barracks at the Brunswick Naval Air Station, where he was serving on active duty in the Navy. Navy and Department of Defense ("DOD") personnel were called to the scene after being informed
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WingNuts survivor plans to brave Lake Huron race five days after rescue from ... - The Saginaw News - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
The crew are, starting on the left in the front row, Lee Purcell, John Dent, Stuart Morley and CJ Cummings. The back row, left to right, is Peter Morley, Stan Dent, Mark Morley and Suzanne Bickel. Dent, a 51-year-old Dow Corning Corp. employee and one
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Friends 'in shock' over boat race deaths - Midland Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Stuart Morley, 15, his father, Peter Morley, of Midland, Cummings, 16, of Grandville, and Lee Purcell, were, in addition, to the Dents, the other crew members who survived. It may take awhile to set sail on another long journey, but Stan Dent said he
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Survivor of Mackinac mishap lost father in boating accident - Chicago Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Those memories came rushing back early this morning when she got a call from her son, Lee Purcell, also an avid sailor. His sailboat was capsized by a storm on the homestretch of the Mackinac race. He was shaken up but OK. Pugh said she was relieved,
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Sci-Fi Screen Queen battles Alien Invasion July 6th - Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
Google News - over 5 years
The busy actress also just wrapped I-2, based on the new novel by James Bannon and a mysterious, sexy pilot based on the true stories of women private detectives, created by Anita Gregory and 2X Emmy nominated Lee Purcell (NBC's Persons Unknown)
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'To always be creating:' Actress Lee Purcell can't imagine any other life - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Leading lady Lee Purcell is always working or creating some art form, and that's the way she wants it. Since her career began with the Steve McQueen produced Adam At 6 AM (costarring Michael Douglas), she has continued to make her mark in films ranging
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Lori Ann Asif - phillyBurbs.com
Google News - over 5 years
... Elizabeth; devoted daughter of Joyce A. Walter Widmann and the late Roger Stillwell; dear sister of Tami L. Ates, Melanie Teresky and Kristen Stillwell; 'Mom Mom' of Kevin J. Jr., Robert J. and Nikki-Lee Purcell; and aunt of Cengiz and Sezer Ates
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Actress Lee Purcell: From 'Big Wednesday' to 'Persons Unknown' and in between - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Lee Purcell has had an extensive and still active career in movies, television, and the theatre, with memorable roles in Charles Bronson's Mr. Majestyk, the high school drama Almost Summer (an early influence on The Breakfast Club) Gene Wilder
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The Ballad Of Cable Hogue: Sam Peckinpah's Most Underrated Film - Sabotage Times
Google News - over 5 years
My favourite film was always Big Wednesday, a great coming of age, surfing / Vietnam film with cool stars, cooler music and the beautiful Patti D'Arbanville and Lee Purcell. Cat Stevens wrote a love song to Patti, “Lady D'Arbanville” incidentally
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Memorial Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Among those also slated to participate are actors Bruce Boxleitner, Robert Davi, Kyle Massey and Lee Purcell. During the ceremony, the US Marine Corps Band will perform and the California Air National Guard and the March Air Reserve Base will
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'A bit of an existential experience:' Movie memories with actress Lee Purcell - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Lee Purcell has been rather reflective lately, remembering a career and life that would make most folks envious. She worked with some of the best actors of our generation in many memorable films and series including Bonanza, Mr. Majestyk,
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'She fell out of the womb performing:' In step with leading lady Lee Purcell - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Lee Purcell is giving her time to a worthy cause come this Memorial Day. She has always performed, whether onstage or in front of millions via the silver screen. She has had chief roles in film and television in productions ranging from the
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Das Gesetz bin ich – TV-Tipp der Woche - kino-zeit.de
Google News - almost 6 years
Als Renda mit Unterstützung seiner Freundin Wiley (Lee Purcell) dann doch noch die Flucht gelingt, gibt es für ihn nur noch das Ziel, sich an Majestyk zu rächen ... Die klassische und immer wieder gern verfilmte Geschichte eines Mannes mit bewegter
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lee Purcell
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 62
    In December 2010 Purcell launched an interactive fashion and beauty website, BoomerBabes, that is geared towards women over 40 and Baby Boomer women born between 1946 and 1964.
    More Details Hide Details Purcell is on the board of directors for Heart of a Horse, a non profit organization which seeks to rescue and rehabilitate abused and neglected horses.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1998
    Age 50
    She was co-producer, and starred in the 1998 low-budget cable-TV movie Malaika (alternate title Tons of Trouble).
    More Details Hide Details She appeared together with her son Dylan Purcell in A Woman's Guide to Firearms, Malaika and The Unknown (alternate title Clawed: The Legend of Sasquatch.) Purcell has performed narrations of poetry and fiction in front of live audiences. She is a former NRA (National Rifle Association) director and has been involved with Scientology.
  • FORTIES
  • 1991
    Age 43
    She was nominated for two Emmy Awards. In 1991, she was nominated as Outstanding Lead Actress for Long Road Home. and in 1994 as Outstanding Supporting Actress for Secret Sins of the Father.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1969
    Age 21
    In 1969 Purcell was personally chosen for her first feature film by Steve McQueen in his company's production of Adam at Six A.M., co-starring Michael Douglas.
    More Details Hide Details Asked to explain why he picked Purcell among nearly 500 other available actresses, McQueen said It wasn't easy. We kept narrowing down the field over a period of weeks until it came to giving screen tests to six of them. All of them were good, but Lee seemed to jump right out of the screen. In the early 1970s Purcell temporarily moved to England, studying acting in London under the private training of Professor Margot Lister. During this time she frequently returned to the United States to act in American movies and TV shows. Years later, she told a reporter "I had a great time. I thought it was a permanent move. But I wasn't allowed to work there and it became difficult to go elsewhere to work." Her television work included roles as Billie Dove and Olivia de Havilland in two biopic TV movies: The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977) and My Wicked, Wicked Ways the Legend of Errol Flynn (1985).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1967
    Age 19
    Purcell made her debut as a performer at five years of age, appearing on a Memphis, Tennessee TV show. After being expelled from Stephens College, Purcell arrived in California in 1967 and studied acting.
    More Details Hide Details Casting off her southern accent was another goal she successfully worked on. Purcell supported herself by working in commercials and selling clothes at a disco.
  • 1965
    Age 17
    After the military service ended, they eventually settled in Paragould, Arkansas, where Purcell spent most of her youth. She graduated from their high school in 1965 and attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri as a dance and theatre student.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on June 15, 1947.
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