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What Makes A Family

DATE MEDIUM CHARACTER
 2001  TV Movie (Drama)  Melissa Nielssen

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CREDITS
Directed by:   Maggie Greenwald

Brooke Shields as  Janine Nielssen
Cherry Jones as  Sandy Cataldi
Anne Meara as  Evelyn Cataldi
Al Waxman as  Frank Cataldi
Whoopi Goldberg as  Terry Harrison
Joanne Vannicola as  Melissa Nielssen


SYNOPSIS
A lesbian, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her companion must fight to regain custody of the child from the dead woman's grandparents.


MISCELLANEOUS INFO
Veteran character actor Al Waxman, who played Frank Catadli, died January 18, 2001.

Dean McDermot, who also starred with Joanne in "Derby" and "Iron Eagle IV", stars as the Cataldi's lawyer.

LINKS
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Article: Shields Plays Lesbian Mom in Showtime Pic
 

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