MARIETTE HARTLEYMARIETTE HARTLEY (Eleanor,  The Lion in Winter) was last seen at the Colony as Erica Morini in The Morini Strad. She began acting at the age of ten with the legendary Eva Gallienne and John Houseman. Her numerous theatre appearances include Cabaret, Broadway; Sylvia, MTC; Ancestral Voices, Lincoln Center; Enchanted April, Pasadena Playhouse; Measure for Measure, King John, Public Theatre.

She has appeared in National Tours beginning as a teenager when she co-starred with Bert Lahr in the American Shakespeare Festival production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She toured with Copenhagen and The Sisters Rosenzweig for which she earned a Helen Hayes Award and the League of American Theatres National Touring Award. Regional theatre credits include Ten Chimneys, the Cleveland Playhouse; Buffalo Gal, Williamstown; Tom Stoppard's The Seagull, Old Globe; Detective Story, Ahmanson; Antigone with John Houseman and the UCLA Theatre Group; The Lion In Winter, La Mirada; Same Time Next Year, Love Letters, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The King & I, and Mame.

The Emmy award-winning actress recurred on Law and Order: SVU and has appeared on dozens of television shows including Grey's Anatomy, Big Love, The Mentalist, Dirt, M*A*S*H, and The Incredible Hulk.

A three-time Clio Award winner for her Polaroid commercials with James Garner and recipient of a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she also hosted the CBS Morning Program.

She is currently hosting her tenth season of Wild About Animals. Her best-selling autobiography, Breaking The Silence, can be purchased through Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com. A mental health advocate since 1987, she co-founded The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention which now has chapters in 52 cities.

April, 2014