Mariclare Costello

Actress | * 02/06/1936 (83) | Peoria, Illinois, USA
Mariclare Costello (born February 3, 1936) is an American television, stage, and movie actress. She is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio. Costello's most notable role was Rosemary Hunter Fordwick on the television series The Waltons, from 1972 to 1977. In 1977, after her role on The Waltons, she played matriarch Maggie Fitzpatrick on the short-lived drama show The Fitzpatricks. Costello was born in Peoria, Illinois. Her first film appearance was in The Tiger Makes Out (1967). In 1970, she appeared on stage in "Harvey" at the ANTA Theatre, in New York City. She is also well remembered for her role as a hippie-vampire in the 1971 cult horror film Let's Scare Jessica to Death. In the 1981 Miloš Forman film Ragtime, she portrayed Emma Goldman in a scene that was ultimately deleted from the theatrical release, but still included on the DVD. She was married to actor Allan Arbus until his death in 2013.She now works as an acting professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Horror | TV Movies

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Movies with Mariclare Costello as Actress(19)

as Kathy Patterson2000 Shadow of the Blair Witch
as David's Mother1993 Indecent Proposal
as Susan Finn1990 She Said No
as Mary Alice Duncan1987 American Harvest
as Adele Cooney (segment "The Bishop of Battle")1983 Nightmares
as Barbara Thompson1982 Skeezer
as Audrey1980 Ordinary People
as Mrs. Carpenter1980 The Boy Who Drank Too Much
as Winnie Naponic1980 All God's Children
as Pat Morris1977 A Sensitive, Passionate Man
as Louise1974 After the Fall
as Antoinette Slovik1974 The Execution of Private Slovik
as Beryl Strauss1974 The Gun
as Honky Killer's Wife1970 Pound

TV Shows/Series with Mariclare Costello as Actress(2)

Additional Information

Born: Thursday, 02/06 1936 (February) in Peoria (current age: 83 years + 109 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Spouses (current/former): Allan Arbus
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:532228, Added: 10/09/2018, Last updated: 05/15/2019