Barbara Bosson was an American actress. Her most notable role came in the television series Hill Street Blues, for which she was consecutively nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards.
Bosson was born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, to a tennis coach father. Her first feature film was the crime thriller Bullitt (1968). She is well known for her roles in the 1980s NBC television series Hill Street Blues as the vulnerable Fay Furillo during the series’ first six seasons.
She later went on to play the tough prosecutor Miriam Grasso on Murder One from 1995 to 1997, which earned her an Emmy Award nomination.
Bosson starred in the 1970s series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye as Sharon. Other roles include the series Hooperman and Cop Rock.
Barbara Bosson Children: Meet Jesse John Bochco
Jesse John Bochco is an American television director and producer. He is the son of television producer/writer Steven Bochco and actress Barbara Bosson.
In 1982, Bochco had his first and only acting role as Frank Furillo Jr. on the series Hill Street Blues, produced by his father. He played the son of Fay Furillo, Barbara Bosson’s character.