Verla Eileen Regina Brennen
was an American film, television, and theatre actress who was best known for her role as Captain Doreen Lewis in the 1980
comedy film Private Benjamin
, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
, and reprised her role in the television adaptation
For Disney, she voiced Lilith DuPrave on the Disney animated series Bonkers. She also played Principal Handel in the television film remake of Freaky Friday, Mrs. Wikerson in the 1990 Touchstone Pictures film Stella, Joe #1 in Toothless, and Marge in the Disney Channel original series Lizzie McGuire.