Gates McFadden Filmography
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) - Starring as Mr. Price's secretary
| After graduating college, the Muppets travel to Manhattan to have someone produce their musical. Kermit makes friends with Jenny (Juliana Donald) and Piggy is jealous. Rowlf is a vet's secretary, Fozzie's living in a cave, and Miss Piggy lives next door to where Kermit works. When Jenny and Kermit find producer-in-training Ronny Coleman (Lonny Price), he promises to produce their show. Kermit gets amnesia and now finds work making ads with other frogs. When Kermit is found at Pete's, they try to restore his memory.|
|When Nature Calls (1985) - Starring as Gena in Gena's Story|
| Greg Van Waspish, feeling that there's more to life than spending day after day working in the city, decides one day to pack up the family and move out to the wilderness. The family, not having been consulted in this move, takes to their new life very reluctantly, but eventually get used to life in the great outdoors. This film also includes parody previews to three non-existant movies.|
|The Cosby Show (1987) (TV) - Starring as Unknown in "Cliff's 50th Birthday"|
| This was a long-running sitcom about Doctor Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable (Bill Cosby) and Clair (Phylicia Rashad), a happily married couple, who are raising their children Sondra, Denise, Theodore, Vanessa, and Rudy. The two oldest daughters eventually get married and as the children get older, the family gets larger.|
In this episode, Clair doesn't like Mark Etten, while Cliff has invited him to his 50th birthday party and they have a showdown. The kids regale Cliff with a "Things That Are Older Than Dad" show; and Theo finds a kindred spirit in Mark Etten's 12-year-old daughter.
|The Hunt for Red October (1990) - Starring as Caroline Ryan|
| The Soviets have developed a new submarine with a silent drive system. When the submarine sets sail on its maiden voyage, most of the Soviet fleet sets sail after it and the U.S. assumes that the commander, Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) has gone renegade, and is planning to launch the missiles. Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin), an analyst working for the CIA, thinks that Ramius may just be trying to defect.|
|Taking Care of Business (1990) - Starring as Diane Connors|
| Jimmy Dworski (James Belushi) is a criminal serving the last 48 hours of a jail sentence. He wins a couple of baseball tickets by calling a radio quiz show. With help of other inmates, he escapes to go watch the game. When by chance he finds the filofax of executive Spencer Barns (Charles Grodin) who looses it while traveling on a business weekend. Jimmy finds cash, credit cards and the key to a big mansion. He jumps on the opportunity and starts posing as Barns. While the real Barnes is trying to find his filofax he gets in all sorts of trouble.|
Dream On (1993) (TV) - Starring as Ina Dreikoff in "The Book, the Thief, Her Boss and His Lover"
| This is a comedy about Martin Tupper (Brian Benben), who is divorced, living with his teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, constantly looking for dates and is a book editor with a ditsy, secretary. This series uses clips from old films for Martin's reactions (hence the title) and has many sexual references, with occasional swearing and nudity. |
|Party of Five (1994) (TV) - Starring as Greer Erikson in "Something Out of Nothing"|
| Five siblings are left to fend their own way when their parents are killed by a drunk driver. The series revolves around the struggles of raising each other and the struggles of life in general. Starring Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, Matthew Fox, Lacey Chabert, and Jennifer Love Hewitt.|
In this episode, the Salingers welcome a house guest named Greer. Julia is persuaded by her to pursue being a model, but Charlie thinks she's a phony. Claudia's dreams of being a great violinist are dashed by Ross who tells her that he's gay. Charlie continues looking for the right babysitter for Owen.
|Mad About You (1995-1996) (TV) - Starring as Allison Rourke in 4 episodes|
| A sitcom where Jaime (Helen Hunt) and Paul Buchman (Paul Reiser) are a young couple that have been married for five months and are living together in an apartment in Manhattan. Jamie & Paul are neurotic, but in totally different ways. Paul is a careful and analytic documentary filmmaker, and Jaime is a free spirited, public relations expert.|
|The Practice (2000) (TV) - Starring as Judge Emily Harrison in "Checkmates"|
| This series is similar to other lawyer shows, but instead we follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Starring Michael Badalucco, Camryn Manheim, Steve Harris, Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Lara Flynn Boyle, and Marla Sokoloff.|
In this episode, Ellenor defends a 'slow' teenager accused of killing a younger boy. A witness comes forward claiming to have information exonerating her client, but Ellenor suspects he's lying. Helen calls in a police officer when his son is under suspicion in a homicide. Representing the accused, Bobby argues the officer was acting as an agent of the court, not a father.
|Dirty (2005) - Starring as a Wife|
| In Los Angeles dominated by violent gangs and a corrupt LAPD Precinct, the dirty Officer Armando Sancho is haunted by his guilty since an innocent old man was accidentally killed in an operation with his also dirty partner Salim Adel. The Internal Affairs is pressing Sancho, who feels split between the loyalty to his mates and his conscience, and he has to make a statement at 6:00 PM. When his superiors Captain Spain and his Lieutenant assign the two cops for an operation dealing drugs apprehended by the police and stored as evidence with a powerful drug dealer, Sancho feels that something is wrong and they have been framed.|