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Jack & Bobby (2004)

Christine Lahti as "Grace McCallister"

One of the McCallister boys (Jack or Bobby) is elected president of the United States in 2040. But with the series taking place 2004, neither one of them knows that yet. The show traces the brothers' relationships with each other and with their mother, Grace, a college professor who wields a great deal of influence over them, particularly the younger Bobby.

Golden Globe (2005) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Chicago Hope (1994)

Dr. Phillip Watters heads the hospital administration and often butts heads with dedicated doctors and surgeons who take issue with what appears to be unreasonable rules. This medical drama series focuses on the professional and personal lives of the hospital's staff.

Emmy (Primetime) (1999) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1998) Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1998) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1997) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1997) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1996) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Homeless (1989)

Christine Lahti as "Zan Cooper"

When an apartment complex goes up in flames, it doesn't just rob Mike Cooper (Jeff Daniels) of his home -- it puts him out of his job as building superintendent. Mike and his family move in with his brother Eddie (Scott Marlowe) while he looks for employment as an electrician. But, after butting heads with their relatives, the Coopers have to move out. Now living in a homeless shelter, Scott and his wife Zan (Christine Lahti) struggle to survive and keep their children out of harm's way.

Emmy (Primetime) (1990) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (1989) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Running on Empty (1988)

Christine Lahti as "Annie Pope/Cynthia Manfield"

Arthur Pope (Judd Hirsch) and his wife, Annie (Christine Lahti), are fugitives, perpetually on the run from federal authorities due to their antiwar activity during the 1960s. The couple moves around the country with their two sons -- young Harry (Jonas Abry) and his older teenage brother, Danny (River Phoenix). On the verge of adulthood, Danny longs to set out on his own and live a more stable life, but he knows this could mean permanent separation from his family.

Golden Globe (1988) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Swing Shift (1984)

Christine Lahti as "Hazel"

During World War II, a navy wife helps the war effort by taking a job in the local aircraft factory, where she meets a man declared unfit for military service who sweeps her off her feet. When her husband returns on a furlough, things begin to get very complicated. The film includes cameos from singer Belinda Carlisle and cult director Roger Corman.

Academy Award (1984) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1984) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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