Dorothy Lyman

Dorothy Lyman is an actress, best known for Naomi Oates Harper on NBC’s Mama’s Family, Bonnie Roberts on CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful, Opal Purdy Cortlandt on ABC’s All My Children, and Elly Jo Jameson on CBS’/ABC’s Edge of the Night. Other television credits include Dr. Diane Starger on ABC’s The Practice, Maxine on NBC’s Hope & Gloria, Patty Fleisher on CBS’ Bob, Mary McKenna on ABC’s Life Goes On, and Sister Margaret on ABC’s One Life to Live.

Film credits include Bad Hurt, The Northern Kingdom, The Departed, World Trade Center, Blow, Dinner and Driving, I Love Trouble, Young Goodman Brown, Jack the Bear, Ruby in Paradise, and Night of the Juggler.

Theatre credits include her Broadway debut as Jan Morrison in Dancing in the End Zone (Ritz Theatre) and regionally, as Violet Weston in August: Osage County (Theatre Raleigh).