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Elizabeth Kemp has worked extensively in theatre, film and television. She has worked on and off Broadway, including "Once in a Lifetime" at Circle in the Square, "North Shore Fish" at WPA and "Heat" at the Public Theatre. She was in the original cast of "The Best Little Whorehouse" in Texas, which first opened at The Actors Studio. Highlights include playing opposite Christopher Reeve, Tom Hanks and Kevin Kline, as well as working with Tennessee Williams. At the recommendation of Elia Kazan, she was chosen to play the final incarnation of Baby Doll in the world première of "Tiger Tail". Read more... include California Actors Theatre in San Francisco, Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C., Center Stage in Baltimore and Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. Film credits include Sisters(2007)Eating (1990), The Clairvoyant (1982), Murderous Vision (1991), Animal Room (1995) and Challenger (1990). On television, in addition to numerous long-running and guest-starring roles, she received the GLAAD Award for her work on L.A. Law (1986). Directing and set design credits include productions in Paris, Stockholm and Rome, "The Glass Menagerie" at The Actors Studio and "Four to Four" at UBU Rep. A longtime Member of The Actors Studio, she recently starred in and designed the set for its productions of "The Wound of Love" and "Elektra". She has been a member of the Acting Faculty of The Actors StudioMFA Program since its inaugural year.She serves on the Board of Directors of the Actors Srudio.