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Stockard Channing      

Award-Winning Actress

With two Emmy Awards plus nine nominations, an Oscar nomination, two SAG Awards, and two SAG Award nominations, Stockard Channing is one of America's most well respected, hardest working actresses of our time.

Most recently, Channing starred in her Emmy-winning role as "Abigail Bartlet" on The West Wing. She also appeared in the critically acclaimed award-winning film 3 Needles, an artfully rendered and gripping look at the worldwide AIDS crisis.

Channing earned her Oscar nomination and one of her Golden Globe nominations when she reprised her Tony-nominated performance in the film version of Six Degrees of Separation. She received a SAG Award nomination for the film Smoke. She won a People's Choice Award for her role in Grease. Her additional film credits include Isn't She Great?, Practical Magic, Twilight, The First Wives Club, Moll Flanders, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, Heartburn, The Cheap Detective, and Without a Trace. She was also seen in the feature films, Le Divorce with co-stars Glenn Close, Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, and Sam Waterston and Anything Else alongside Woody Allen, Danny DeVito and Jason Biggs.

Channing's stage credits include "House of Blue Leaves" (Tony nomination), "Four Baboons Adoring the Sun," "The Little Foxes," "Hapgood," "Woman in Mind," "The Rink," "The Golden Age," "The Lion in Winter," "They're Playing Our Song" and the original production of "Love Letters." She won a Tony Award for her work in "Joe Egg."

Channing received both an Emmy Award and a SAG Award for her portrayal of the mother of a gay hate-crime victim in The Matthew Shepard Story. She also appeared in the cable movie, The Truth about Jane. Her Emmy nominations include: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for The West Wing; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for The Baby Dance; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special for An Unexpected Family, Perfect Witness and Echoes in the Darkness; and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Road to Avonlea.

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