K Callan Movies and Career Information
Jan 09, 1942
K Callan (born January 9, 1942) is an American actress known for playing Clark Kent's mother Martha in the ABC television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Born Katherine Borman in Dallas, Texas, Callan has had guest-starring roles on One Day at a Time, St. Elsewhere, Carnivàle, JAG, Coach and King of the Hill. She played a key role on an Emmy Award-winning episode of All in the Family and has appeared on Desperate Housewives as Ilene Britt, the mother of Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan) in the third season finale.She is also playing in the tv show Meet the Browns as Daisy Ralue. She played the mother of April Stevens Ewing in several episodes of the penultimate season of Dallas. She was featured in the films Joe (1970), Fast-Walking (1982), and A Change of Seasons (1980) and the television adaptation of the Lanford Wilson play The Rimers of Eldritch. She has written several books, including Script Is Finished, Now What Do I Do? (ISBN 1878355082), Directing your directing career (ISBN 1878355112), and How to Sell Yourself as an Actor (ISBN 1878355218).