Dorothy Lyman

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Dorothy Lyman
Birth name Dorothy Brightwell Lyman
Born April 18, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Notable Roles Naomi Oates Harper in Mama's Family
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Edge of Night Elly Jameson 1972–1973
Another World Gwen Frame 1976–1980
All My Children Opal Cortlandt Gardner 1981–1983
Mama's Family Naomi Harper 1983–1990 1 2 3 4 5 6

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Tales from the Darkside Catherine 1x12 - In the Cards January 27, 1985
Hunter Sergeant Carol James Meyers 5x10 - The Pit January 14, 1989
The Nanny Mrs. Wentworth 1x03 - My Fair Nanny November 17, 1993
Picket Fences Miriam Thorne 3x05 - Cold Spell October 28, 1994
Sisters Dr. Deborah Rosen 5x13 - A Lullaby to My Father January 14, 1995
Murder, She Wrote Norma Shey 12x03 - The Secret of Gila Junction October 5, 1995
The Nanny Director 4x24 - The Heather Biblow Story May 7, 1997
The Nanny
(uncredited)
Society Woman # 1 5x16 - The Dinner Party March 11, 1998
The Practice Dr. Diane Starger 4x06 - Marooned November 7, 1999
The Practice Dr. Diane Starger 4x07 - Victimless Crimes November 14, 1999
Reba Helen 1x11 - Meet the Parents January 18, 2002
V.I.P. 4x22 - Valley Wonka May 18, 2002
The Practice Dr. Diane Starger 6x23 - The Verdict May 19, 2002
Judging Amy Ms. Patterson 4x05 - Cause for Alarm October 29, 2002
CSI: Miami Vivian 2x02 - Dead Zone September 29, 2003
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Principal Parker 7x11 - Alien December 6, 2005
Battlestar Galactica Socrata Thrace 3x17 - Maelstrom March 4, 2007
Law & Order Judge Dorothy Carr 10x04 - Reality Bites October 16, 2009

Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour January 2-6, 1984
The $25,000 Pyramid October 29-November 2, 1984
Super Password December 2-6, 1985
Wordplay December 29, 1986-January 2, 1987
Win, Lose or Draw October 3-7, 1988

Producer

Director

Awards and Accolades

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1982)
  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1983)
All My Children

Trivia