Michele appeared on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and later appeared in the movie version.
Michele has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Michele co-founded The Entertainment Industries Council.
Michele is a member of the Artists Committee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Michele was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1982 for Knots Landing.
Michele is a spokesperson for Parents Involved In Educating Teenagers About Alcohol.
Michele has been married to Fred Rappoport since 1987.
Michele participated in the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.
Michele was married to James Farentino from 1966-1983. They share one son, David Farentino.
Michele has been nominated for two Tony awards. In 1974, she was nominated for Seesaw and in 2001, she was nominated for A Tale of the Allergist's Wife.
Michele had a clause in her contract with Knots Landing that her character would never be a grandmother.
Michele's father was a Hollywood make-up artist.
Michele has lived in the same house for over 25 years.
Michele was named a NATO Star of Tomorrow by the National Association of Theatre in 1967.
Michele made her Broadway debut in Vintage '60 in 1960.
Michele attended Louis Pasteur Junior High and Hamilton High in California.
Michele has one brother, Kenneth, who is an attorney.
Michele has her own production company, Michele Lee Productions.
Michele aired in all 344 episodes of Knots Landing. She set an American television record for the greatest number of consecutive appearances by a leading actress.
Michele was the first woman to produce, write, direct and star in an original motion picture for television. Color Me Perfect aired in 1996.