Bonnie Bedelia’s Acting Career

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A
on January 6, 2013
Bonnie Bedelia

What can you tell me about movie star Bonnie Bedelia? Was she in a soap in the 1960s?
—Robert Alls, Riner, Va.

Bedelia, 64, currently starring as Camille Braverman in the NBC drama “Parenthood,” played teen Sandy Porter on “Love of Life” from 1961 to 1967. She went on to a career encompassing Broadway (“My Sweet Charlie”) and film. Her movie credits include “They Shoot Horses Don’t They,” “Lovers and Other Strangers,” “Heart Like a Wheel,” “Presumed Innocent” and “Die Hard.” She starred as Capt. Kate McCafferty from 2001 to 2004 in the TV series “The Division.” The native New Yorker has been married since 1995 to actor Michael MacRae and is an aunt to actors Macaulay, Kieran and Rory Culkin.