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Wallace began her career on television appearing in episodes of The Streets of San Francisco, Starsky and Hutch and Police Woman, before appearing in the box-office horror hit film The Hills Have Eyes (1977). In 1981, she played a leading role in the another horror film, The Howling opposite her husband Christopher Stone. They later starred together in Cujo (1983) based on Stephen King's 1981 novel of the same name.
In 1982, Wallace went to star in Steven Spielberg's science fiction film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and received Saturn Award nomination for her performance. Wallace also starred in a number of comedy movies, include 10 (1979), Jimmy the Kid (1982) and Secret Admirer (1985). In 1986, she starred in the horror comedy film Critters (and its sequel Critters Attack! in 2019). and later starred in many horror films, most notable Peter Jackson's The Frighteners (1996).
On television, Wallace played a leading role in the CBS sitcom Together We Stand from 1986 to 1987) and the family drama The New Lassie (1989–1992). She guest starred in episodes of the number of shows, include The Twilight Zone, Hotel, Murder, She Wrote, Touched by an Angel, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, My Name Is Earl, Criminal Minds, and The Office. In 2015, Wallace was cast on the ABC soap opera series General Hospital, as Patricia Spencer, and was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series.
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