Margaret Whitton


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Margaret Whitton (born November 30, 1950) is an American stage, film, and television actress, originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Whitton did her primary film work between 1986 and 1993. Her most visible roles were that of baseball team owner Rachel Phelps in Major League (1989) and its sequel Major League II, and as Michael J. Fox's vibrant, sexy and underappreciated aunt-by-marriage in The Secret of My Success (1987). She also appeared in the Robin Williams-Kurt Russell vehicle The Best of Times (1986) and in Mel Gibson's The Man Without a Face (1993).

She first noticeably appeared on the stage in 1973, billed as Peggy Whitton. In the early 1980s, she began to be billed as Margaret Whitton and made her Broadway debut in 1982's Steaming. After her seven year experiment with film, she returned to the stage, appearing on Broadway in And the Apple Doesn't Fall... (1995) and in the original, award-winning musical Marlene (1999), starring Siân Phillips as Marlene Dietrich.

Today she is the president of independent film producer Tashtego Films (

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1986: Molly - Nine 1/2 Weeks
1993: Catherine Palin - The Man Without a Face
1987: Vera Prescott - The Secret of My Success
1989: Rachel Phelps - Major League
1989: Holly Stevenson - Little Monsters
1990: Michele Hogarth - Kojak: None So Blind
1986: Darla - The Best of Times
1982: Jacki Steinberg - Love Child
1994: Jane Lyle, Juror - Trial by Jury
1975: Sola Alcoa (as Peggy Whitton) - Teenage Hitchhikers
1982: First Lady Lousille Fogerty - 'Success Wanters' - National Lampoon's Movie Madness
1987: Katrina - Ironweed
1992: Melinda - Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even
1994: Rachel Phelps - Major League II
1972: Jane - Parades

1991: Good & Evil
1993: Adrienne St. John - Cutters
1985: Spenser: For Hire
1984: Tales from the Darkside
1951: Search for Tomorrow
1985: Hometown
1989: A Fine Romance