Barbara Bosson is an American actress best known for her role as Fay Furillo in the television series Hill Street Blues, from 1981-1986.
Later she went on to play the tough prosecutor Miriam Grasso on Murder One, from 1995-1997, which earned her an Emmy nomination.
Bosson starred in the 1970s series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye as Sharon. Other roles include the short-lived series Hooperman and Cop Rock.
Some of Bosson's film appearances include her well-known role is in the 1984 hit science fiction film The Last Starfighter. Her first feature film was the 1968 movie, Bullitt.
Bosson has made guest appearances on many shows, ranging from Mannix, Crazy Like a Fox, L.A. Law, Civil Wars, Star Trek Deep Space Nine (in the season 2 episode "Rivals" as Roana) and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
From 1969 until their divorce in 1997, Barbara Bosson was married to writer-producer Steven Bochco - who created several of the series she starred in, including Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Murder One, and Cop Rock; they have two children.
Her last appearance on screen was in an episode of the short-lived series Total Security, in 1997.