Tippi Hedren (Doris on Fashion House)

Current Character: Doris

Birthday: 1930-01-19

Marital Status: Married; Martin Dinnes (2002)


Golden Globe winner Tippi Hedren portrays Doris, the mother of Gloria, played by Donna Feldman. She is probably most famous for her portrayal of Melanie Daniels in the timeless Alfred Hitchcock classic The Birds. Her other film credits include Marnie, The Countess from Hong Kong, Roar and I Love the Huckabees. Before her acting career took off with the musical comedy The Pretty Girl in 1950, Hedron took part in fashion shows at department stores and later began a professional modeling career. Hedren isn't the only successful actress in the family. She is the mother of the talented Melanie Griffith.

In addition to her film work, Hedron has credits on numerous televisions shows. These include, Providence, The New Batman Adventures, The Guardian, The Bionic Woman, Hart to Hart and the hit show Hotel. Being a member of a dramatic team is nothing new to Hedren. She is also credited on one of the most popular daytime soap operas to ever broadcast. She portrayed Helen MacClaine on The Bold and the Beautiful, off and on for 4 years.

Career Highlights

Fashion House - Doris (2006)
I Love the Huckabees - Mary Jane Hutchinson (2004)
Providence - Constance Hemming (2000) (3) Episodes
The New Batman Adventures - Donna Day (voice) (1998)
Chicago Hope - Alfreda Perkins (1998)
The Guardian - Wynn
The Birds II: Land's End- Helen (1994)
Murder, She Wrote - Catherine Noble (1993)
In the Heat of the Night - Annabelle Van Buren (1991)
The Bold and the Beautiful - Helen MacClaine (1990-1991, 1992-1993)
Hotel - Barbara Lyman (1988)
Hart to Hart - Liza Atterton (1983)
The Bionic Woman - Susan Victor (1976)
The Birds - Melanie Daniels (1963)
The Pretty Girl (1950)

Awards & Acclaim

Golden Globe Award Winner, Most Promising Newcomer - Female (1964)
Method Fest Award Winner, Best Actress in a short film (2000)
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Winner, Best Actress in a Short Film (2002)

**Tippi Hedron was awarded a Star on the Walk of Fame in 2003**