Actress Sharon Gless arrives to NBC Universal's 2010 TCA Summer Party on July 30, 2010, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The actress is nominated for a 2010 Primetime Emmy award in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her work on "Burn Notice."
Sharon Gless attends the Alliance for Women in Media's 2010 Gracies Awards on May 25, 2010, in Beverly Hills, Calif. She is best known for her roles on "Cagney & Lacey" (which earned her two Emmy awards), "Queer as Folk," "Nip/Tuck" and "Burn Notice."
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Sharon Gless in a scene from "Burn Notice." She plays Madeline Westen, the neurotic, chain-smoking, hypochondriac mother of a blacklisted spy.
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Sharon Gless is seen as Colleen Rose on "Nip/Tuck." The actress' chilling performance on the show's fifth season earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.
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Comedian Kathy Griffin, left, and actress Sharon Gless pose together at the 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008.
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Sharon Gless speaks during the BBC America 2007 Winter TCA Press Tour on Jan. 10, 2007, in Pasadena, Calif.
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Sharon Gless arrives at the 17th annual GLAAD Media Awards on June 10, 2006, in San Francisco, Calif.
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Actress Sharon Gless attends the panel discussion for "Thick & Thin" during the NBC 2005 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on July 25, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif.