|Years active 1973-present|
Spouse Douglas Stern (m. 1985)
Name Glynnis O'Connor
|Born November 19, 1956 (age 59) (1956-11-19) New Rochelle, New York, USA|
Parents Daniel O'Connor, Lenka Peterson
Siblings Darren O'Connor, Brian O'Connor
Movies The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, Ode to Billy Joe, California Dreaming, Jeremy, Johnny Dangerously
Similar People Robby Benson, John Travolta, Lenka Peterson, Randal Kleiser, Douglas Day Stewart
Children Lindsay Stern, Hana Stern
Glynnis o connor
Glynnis O'Connor (born November 19, 1956) is an American actress of television, film, radio, and theater. She first gained wide attention in the mid-1970s with leading roles in the television version of Our Town and in the short-lived series Sons and Daughters. She also co-starred with Robby Benson in the films Jeremy in 1973 and Ode to Billy Joe in 1976, as well as with Jan-Michael Vincent in the film Baby Blue Marine in 1976.
O'Connor was born in New Rochelle, New York, and is the daughter of actress Lenka Peterson and film producer Daniel Patrick O'Connor.
In 1973, O'Connor sang the title song for the film Jeremy in which she also co-starred with Robby Benson. On January 8, 1974, she starred in the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre production of "Ring of Roses" and then co-starred with John Travolta in the 1976 made-for-television movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble. That same year she portrayed the character Bobbie Lee Hartley, co-starring once again with Robby Benson, in the film Ode to Billy Joe, a tragic romance produced and directed by Max Baer, Jr.
In 1984, O'Connor co-starred with Armand Assante in the made-for-TV movie Why Me?, a drama about a United States Air Force nurse named Leola Mae Harmon, who must undergo a series of facial reconstruction surgeries after a horrifying car accident. She was cast too in 1984 in the comedy Johnny Dangerously, along with Michael Keaton, Peter Boyle, and Joe Piscopo. In 1986, O'Connor performed in the NBC made-for-TV movie The Deliberate Stranger with Mark Harmon.
From the late 1990s through 2004, she had a recurring role as Anne Paulsen on Law & Order. In 2007 she co-starred with John Heard, Vincent Pastore, and Robert Picardo in the independent feature film P.J., directed by Russ Emanuel. She appeared too in the film Our Last Days as Children.