Lee Purcell (born Lee Jeune Williams; June 15, 1954) is an American two-time EMMY nominated actress who has starred in such films as Mr. Majestyk, Big Wednesday, Stir Crazy, and Valley Girl. Purcell was born at Cherry Point Marine Base, North Carolina]]. After her highly decorated, Marine Major aviator father's death, her mother married Navy doctor Don Purcell. Due to having two military fathers, Purcell and her family moved many times to many states and military bases. On her own at an early age, Purcell was personally chosen by film icon Steve McQueen to star in his film "Adam at 6 A.M." opposite Michael Douglas. She has been nominated for two EMMYS, the first for "Long Road Home" starring opposite Mark Harmon. Her second nomination was for "Secret Sins of the Father" starring opposite, and directed by, Beau Bridges. In 2009, she is portraying Eleanor Sullivan in the tv series " Persons Unknown" for creator/Oscar winner Christopher McQuarrie. She portrayed actress Olivia DeHavilland in a 1985 biopic of Errol Flynn. She has appeared in many television series as well, including multiple episodes of Murder, She Wrote and Due South for creator/Oscar winner Paul Haggis..