BiBi Besch: Actor



Bibi Besch appeared in a variety of television series, including "Street Hawk", "The Edge of Night", "The Secret Storm", "Love is a Many Splendored Thing", "Dallas","The Golden Girls","Somerset, Backstairs at the White House", "It's Garry Shandling's Show", and "Date with an Angel".


She played Dr. Carol Marcus, the early love of Admiral James T. Kirk in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" (1982), and her other films included roles in "Distance" (1975), "Victory at Entebbe" (1976), "The Pack" (1977), "The Promise" (1979), "Meteor" (1979), "The Beast Within" (1982), "The Lonely Lady" (1983), T"he Day After "(1983), "Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986), "He's My Girl "(1987), "Who's That Girl "(1987), "Steel Magnolias" (1989), "Tremors" (1990), and "Betsy's Wedding" (1990).


In 1992, she received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in "Doing Time on Maple Drive", which starred William McNamara and Jim Carrey as her sons. death. She received another Emmy nomination in 1993 for her recurring character role as the neurotic mother of Janine Turner's character on "Northern Exposure". She continued to act, including roles on "ER "and "Melrose Place", until shortly before her