True Women

Character: Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods
Original Release: May 18, 1997 (US)
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Written by: Janice Woods Windle (book), Christopher Lofton
Produced by: Lynn Raynor
Running Time: 183 minutes

True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods.

Cast & Characters

Dana Delany (Sarah McClure), Annabeth Gish (Euphemia Ashby (adult)), Tina Majorino (Young Euphemia Ashby), Rachael Leigh Cook (Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods - as a Young Girl), Michael York (Lewis Lawshe), Jeffrey Nordling (Dr. Peter Woods), Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Martha), Tony Todd (Ed Tom), Julie Carmen (Cherokee Lawshe), Matthew Glave (William King)

Photo Gallery
Filming Locations:
  • Austin, Texas, USA
  • McDade, Texas, USA
  • San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • Debut for Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff, both having uncredited parts.
  • Anachronisms: In the battle of San Jacinto scenes, in the first daylight shot where the women are waiting for their men to return, a car drives by from right to left in the background.

Memorable Quotes

Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods: I apologize for dying so young.

Awards & Nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special
ALMA Awards - Outstanding Individual Performance in a Made-for-TV Movie or Mini-Series in a Crossover Role - Julie Carmen
Lone Star Film & Television Awards - Best TV Actress - Dana Delany