Born on May 16, 1955
From Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Debra Winger as "Dawn Anna Townsend"
Unemployed single mother Dawn Anna Townsend (Debra Winger) is struggling to support her four kids, but catches a break when she's hired as a teacher and then meets and falls for kindhearted Bink (Alex Van). However, her lucks turns bad when it is discovered that she has a brain tumor and must face a difficult operation to have it removed. After her surgery, Dawn Anna makes a slow recovery and settles into family life with Bink and her kids -- but there is more tragedy and heartache still ahead.
|Emmy (Primetime) (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie|