Barbara is most men's fantasy of a mature mistress. She was already in her mid forties, when she graced the Hill with her sensual presence. She could still to be found on People magazine's '50 most beautiful people in the world' list, in 1994. She now live near Cork in Ireland.
Wife of Chief of Detectives Sam Gardner (deceased). Came to the Hill as the official Police decorator. Her legendary sex sessions with Sgt. Esterhaus were treats for the imagination, but ultimately caused his demise.
Married to Steven Bochco 1969 - 1997. First film Bullitt (1968). Later nominated for an Emmy for her role as prosecutor Miriam Grasso, in Steven's Murder One
Frank's wife and mother to his son Frank Jr. She is convinced one day, she and Frank will get back together. When he remarries however she accepts the inevitable and becomes stronger and independent, opening many conversations with Hey Buster!.
Ellen Blake was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1943. She is an actress and casting director.
She went on to co-star series like Cyphers and LA Law, along with numerous Theatre and Film appearances including The Last Starfighter and Wyatt Earp.
She also has found time to help others working as a volunteer Family Skills Counsellor, with Community Health Action of Staten Island.
Ellen as Desk officer Natalie Deroy brought a sparkle into the life of Leo Schnitz (the mail stations desk officer). It also brought a sparkle to the series, with viewers wondering if the bashful pair would get together.
Before becoming a regular Ellen also put in a guest appearance episode Gung Ho (1983) where she is an Arcade Manager
Photo courtesy Ellen Blake
It is hard to find out a lot about Cassandra with just a few brief entries to be found on the internet.
We have been told she appeared in adverts for American Airlines and Hilton Hotels she was has also been seen in an episode of Lou Grant and played a crew member in Star Trek The Motion Picture.
The attractive blonde Officer Mary Morgan appears from time to time in episodes of the series but only speaks occasionally.
She is sometimes in uniform, but usually in plain-clothes.
Megan was keen to become an actor when she was a child and worked hard at it, until getting the break of a guest spot on HSB during the 7th Season. This turned into a permanent part and made her name. In the years that followed she has had a successful career both in the moves and in television.
Russo works undercover from time to time, which is how she first comes into contact with J.D. (who is unaware that she is also a police officer). She gets into some trouble for sleeping with a criminal whom she is investigating, rather than merely "seducing" him at length. Later mentored by Belker and linked romantically with Flaherty.
Not surprisingly Veronica's public career, started as a Fashion Model. Interesting her first film role in the film Klute, was also playing a model. In the seventies she turned down a star role in Charlie's Angels, the part being later taken by Jaclyn Smith.
'Good enough to eat' Public Defender Joyce, was also Furillo's girlfriend (later wife) and often adversary. She later became a prosecutor as well.
It is Joyce who smartens up her Police Captain and who is responsible for his trade mark waistcoats, or vests.
Marilyn Iris Kuzyk was born in Winnipeg. deciding from am early age she wanted to be a dancer, she joined the Rusalka Folk Ensemble at the age of 15. In the eighties she moved to LA and after a few 'bit parts' landed the role in HSB. She has appeared in Murder She Wrote, Quantum Leap, Blue Murder, NCIS, L.A Law and many others.
Mayo was the partner of Harry Garibaldi and became the object of Chief Daniels affections after reviewing a videotape of her being undressed by a predatory dentist; when Mayo rebuffed his advances, Daniels tried to have her kicked off the force, until Furillo intervened. In all she was in some 25 episodes
Judith is the eldest daughter of basketball coach the late Paul Hansen She secured a part in in St Elsewhere and then Moonlighting, Plus two films, Creator and Vision Quest. In 1986 she returned to the stage and received critical acclaim for her performance as a schizophrenic mother who murders her child in the play Infanticide.
Judith Hansen: played Khaki officer Celeste Patterson in 9 episodes She told News OK that "I am easy to spot on the "Hill Street set.
When everyone's in the police station, I'm around, as a khaki officer, I do desk work. Whenever they're booking someone, I'm there".
After the Hill she has had small parts including one episode of LA Law. However she is a qualified acupuncturists and can still be found behind the cameras keeping the actors healthy.
Lisa played one of six new recruits joining the Hill, during the third season (she is the only one that lasts).Amazingly she becomes Mick Belker's girlfriend and accompanies him on visits to his incapacitated father. Later on she realises she is pregnant and after an on/off relationship marries him.
The tall (she says six foot one) comic actress, finally found fame with a drama part in HSB, winning an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 1985 Since leaving HSB she has become an accomplished Director / Producer in films like I Spy, Doctor Dolittle, The Brady Bunch Movie, the new Dallas and in 2009 will be on the new Chipmunk sequel.
A tough street wise girl cop, who has a gentler sensitive side that sometimes slips out. She tries to defuse any concerns about her gender, by acting tough. Later she becomes a Sergeant and adopts a boy called Fabian, when his 'junkie' mum could not look after him Usually paired (in all senses) with Officer Joseph "Joe" Coffey with who she has a Love/Hate relationship..