(*homocinematically inclined)

Friday, January 25, 2008

Out in Film: Amanda Bearse

Idol worship: Amanda Bearse, actress/director.

- We first noticed her on the daytime soap All My Children and in the 80's horror/comedy classic Fright Night.

- Gained fame with her memorable role as uptight next-door neighbor Marcy D'Arcy on the long-running sitcom Married ... With Children.

- She made history in 1993 as the first primetime star to publicly come out.

- In a 1997 Married episode, she played Marcy's lesbian cousin Mandy.

- Became a prolific television director beginning with over 30 episodes of Married. She has also directed such TV faves as Mad TV, Dharma & Greg, Reba and The Big Gay Sketch Show.

1 comment:

  1. Had a crush on Amanda since early Teens, love everything she's done. Fright Night on Last night haven't seen for a long long time, and found i still fancy Amanda. Being from the UK don't get to see anything over here, Come on Amanda do a bit for the Uk....


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