Lorrinne Vozoff appears as Mary Walters, mother to leapee Willie Walters, Jr., in Sam's hometown in 1971 in "Promised Land" in Season 5 (ep.#11) of "Quantum Leap".
|Born:||September 18, 1932|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, CA, U.S.|
|Actress, Theatre Workshop director|
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Character played:||Mary Walters in "Promised Land" (Season 5)|
Lorrine Vozoff (sometimes credited as Lorinne Dills-Vozoff; born September 18, 1932) makes a guest appearance of Quantum Leap as Mary Walters, the mother of Willie Walters, Jr., whom Dr. Samuel Beckett leaps into in his hometown, Elk Ridge, IN, in 1971 to prevent his leapee and his brothers Neil and John from getting shot and killed while in a standoff with the local police, when, in a desperate attempt to save their family farm and their land from being forclosed on by the town bank after they get a loan extension reqquest refused after their father died, try to hold it up in the Season Five episode "Promised Land" (episode #11).
Lorinne, in addition to her Quantum Leap appearance, has also made appearances on such popular TV shows as Kojak, Cagney & Lacey, Matlock, L.A. Law, Party of Five, Murder One, and The Mentalist; She also made an appearance on Star Trek:Voyager as Irene Hansen, aunt of Annika Hansen in the episode titled "Author, Author" in the seventh season of the series. She has appeared in numerous made for TV films (which include Cast the First Stone (1989), Daughter of the Streets (1990), and Joshua's Heart (1990), and also three big-screen films: Shining Through (1992), Heart and Souls (1993) and Jack the Bear (1993).
Vozoff, in addition to her acting work, is also the Artistic Director of Theatre Group Studio, where she teaches, writes, performs, and directs productions. In addition to her work with the studio, Vozoff has led an ongoing workshop for professional actors from which she founded Theatre Group Acting Company. Productions include an adaptation by Vozoff of Strindberg's Creditors, as well as Heritage, Rendezvous, Speak to Me, and Release, all written by Vozoff for her company and produced at Theatre Group Studio.