Cagney & Lacey is a police procedural about two New York City police detectives who live very different lives. Christine Cagney is a single, career-minded woman, while Mary Beth Lacey is a married working mother. The series was set in a fictionalized version of Manhattan's 14th Precinct (known as "Midtown South").
Runtime: 60 minutes
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Loretta Jane Swit (born November 4, 1937) is an American stage and television actress known for her character roles. Swit is best known for her portrayal of Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan on MAS*H, for which she won two Emmy Awards.
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Born in Passaic, New Jersey, of Polish descent, Swit's parents were Lester and Nellie Swit. She graduated from Pope Pius XII High School in Passaic in 1955. In 1957, she graduated from Katharine Gibbs School in Montclair in June, then was employed as a stenographer in Bloomfield. She studied drama with Gene Frankel in Manhattan in New York City and considered him her acting coach. She regularly returned to his studio to speak with aspiring actors throughout her career. Swit is also a singer, having trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
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