'All My Children' Actress Lee Chamberlin Passes Away at age 76

Lee Chamberlin
Former All My Children and Loving actress Lee Chamberlin died on May 25 after a battle with cancer. She was 76. Below is a list of her credits.

Television Appearances
(Television debut) Brenda, Vi, and Gladys Glowworm, The Electric Company, PBS, 1971-73
(As Lee Chamberlain) Lucy Daniels, All's Fair, CBS, 1976-77
Barbara Paris, Paris, CBS, 1979-80
Pat Baxter, All My Children, ABC, 1982-91, 1995
Commander Delia Thorne, MetroPol, Viper, NBC, 1994
Pat Baxter, Loving, ABC, 1995
Also appeared in Tuned In, PBS.

Stage Appearances
(0ff-Broadway debut) Various roles, The Believers, Martinique Theatre, 1968
Olivia, Your Own Thing, Orpheum Theatre, New York City, 1968-70
Iyalosa (Tsia), Slaveship, Chelsea Theatre Center, New York City,1970
Cordelia, King Lear, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City,1973
Alice, Hospice, Henry Street, New Federal Theatre, New York City,1983
Laveer, Long Time Since Yesterday, Henry Street, New Federal Theatre, 1985
Also appeared as title role, Medea, Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts; Billie, Nevis Mountain Dew, Los Angeles Actors Theatre.

Film Appearances
(As Lee Chamberlain) Jim, All at Sea, 1970
Jan, Up the Sandbox, National General, 1972
Madame Zenobia, Uptown Saturday Night, First Artists, 1973
Dee Dee Williams, Let's Do It Again, Warner Bros., 1975
Alicia, Beat Street, Orion, 1984

(As Lee Chamberlain) Odile Richards, Roots: The Next Generations,ABC, 1979
(As Lee Chamberlain) Dr. Chisholm, Long Journey Back, ABC, 1978
Mrs. Grace, Once upon a Family, CBS, 1980
Head nurse, Brave New World, NBC, 1980
Ann, Willing to Kill: The Texas Cheerleader Story, ABC, 1992

Commander Delia Thorne, Viper, 1994
Also appeared in Full House, ABC; Ryan's Four, ABC; Up and Comin', KQED, Los Angeles; The Apples, KQED, Los Angeles.

(As Lee Chamberlain) Cordelia, King Lear, PBS, 1974

Lee, "Bill Gets Married," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1977
Jenny Davis, "Schools," Lou Grant, CBS, 1978
"No Blood, No Foul," The White Shadow, CBS, 1980
(As Lee Chamberlain) Dr. Chadway, "Roots," Diff'rent Strokes, NBC,1982
(As Lee Chamberlain) Dr. Tucker, "Dreams," Diff'rent Strokes, NBC,1982
(As Lee Chamberlain) Dr. Carlisle, "Miata es su ata," Pacific Station, NBC, 1991
Judge Gwen Mosford, "Murder Two: Part 1," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997
Abigail, "To the Maxey," Sparks, UPN, 1997
Dr. Timmi, "Another Day," The Practice, ABC, 1998
Dr. Timmi, "Checkmate," The Practice, ABC, 1998
Judge Leslie Battles, "Hope You Had the Time of Your Wife," To Have & to Hold, CBS, 1998
Judge Leslie Battles, "Since I Don't Know You," To Have & to Hold, CBS, 1998
Professor Robinson, "The Art of War," C-16: FBI, ABC, 1998
Building supervisor, "Stinkbutt," NewsRadio, NBC, 1999
Mrs. Leveaux, "The Rite Stuff," Moesha, UPN, 1999
Mrs. Samuels, "Three Hours a Week," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000
Mrs. Samuels, "Three Lucky Ladies on the Line," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000
Mrs. Samuels, "Life," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000
Mrs. Samuels, "Nothing Personal," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2000
Mrs. Hall, "Leg Erie," City of Angels, CBS, 2000
Judge, "For Love," Family Law, 2000
Doris Evans, "The Most Dangerous Job," The District, CBS, 2001
Louise Dobkin, "Everyone into the Poole," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001
"Strip Search," First Monday, CBS, 2002
Leah Carlson, "Tidal Wave," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002
Aunt Charlotte, "The Impossible Dream," Touched by an Angel, CBS,2002
Also appeared in James at 15, NBC; Secrets of Midland Heights, CBS; as Abigail, Sparks, UPN; Detective Addison, Moloney, CBS.

Recorded two albums for Disques Festival, France; appeared on ElectricCompany, cast album.

Stage Plays
Struttin', produced at AMAS Repertory, New York City, 1987


Ekayani Chamberlin said...
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Ekayani Chamberlin said...

Thank you so much for this post on my mother Lee. "Objects in the Mirror..Are Closer Than They Seem" produced at Kitchen Theatre Company's Counter Culture series Feb. 10 - 14, 2010 in Ithaca, NY was her one woman show that she wrote directed by Rachel Lampert was the last stage production she appeared in. In 2011 she founded Lee Chamberlin's Playwrihjts Inn Project, Inc a non profit established to nurture African American playwrights.

Unknown said...

AWESOME! Thus far one of the best articles written. I am so PROUD of you "Lee"! See, there I FINALLY called her "Lee" and NOT "Alverta"! :D You are definitely a mentor to so MANY folk. Who knew that a young girl from 143rd Street (Sugar Hill) would become so famous and accomplished so much. It still has NOT sunk in that you are no longer in our lives, only when I see these articles do I truly realize it IS true! Then I become sad! :'(

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