Angie Dickinson
Dickinson in 1982
Angeline Brown

(1931-09-30) September 30, 1931 (age 92)
Alma materImmaculate Heart College
Years active1954–2009
Gene Dickinson
(m. 1952; div. 1960)
(m. 1965; div. 1981)

Angie Dickinson (born Angeline Brown; September 30, 1931) is a retired American actress. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before gaining her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo (1959) with John Wayne and Dean Martin, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

Dickinson has appeared in more than 50 films, including China Gate (1957), Cry Terror! (1958), Ocean's 11 (1960), The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961), Jessica (1962), Captain Newman, M.D. (1963), The Killers (1964), The Art of Love (1965), The Chase (1966), Point Blank (1967), Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971), The Outside Man (1972), and Big Bad Mama (1974).

From 1974 to 1978, Dickinson starred as Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson in the NBC crime series Police Woman, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and three Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nominations. She starred in Brian De Palma's erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill (1980), for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

During her later career, Dickinson starred in several television movies and miniseries including Hollywood Wives (1985) and Wild Palms (1993), also playing supporting roles in films such as Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1994), Sabrina (1995), Pay It Forward (2000), and Big Bad Love (2001). Her last performance to date was in the Hallmark Channel film Mending Fences (2009).

Early life

Dickinson, the middle of three daughters, was born Angeline Brown (called "Angie" by family and friends) on September 30, 1931,[1] in Kulm, North Dakota, the daughter of Fredericka (née Hehr) and Leo Henry Brown.[2] Her parents were both of German descent, with the family surname originally being "Braun". She was raised Roman Catholic.[3] Her father was a small-town newspaper publisher and editor, working on the Kulm Messenger and the Edgeley Mail.[4] She fell in love with movies at an early age, as her father was also the projectionist at the town's only movie theater until it burned down.[5]

In 1942, when she was 10 years old, the Brown family moved to Burbank, California,[6] where Angie attended Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, graduating in 1947 at age 15. The previous year, she had won the Sixth Annual Bill of Rights essay contest. She then studied at Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, and at Glendale Community College, becoming a business graduate by 1954. Taking a cue from her publisher father, she had intended to be a writer.[citation needed]

While a student during 1950–1952, she worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank (now Bob Hope Airport) and in a parts factory. She became Angie Dickinson in 1952, when she married football player Gene Dickinson.[7]


Early television career

Dickinson came in second at a local preliminary for the Miss America contest, and that got the attention of a casting agent, who landed her a spot as one of six showgirls on The Jimmy Durante Show.[8] The exposure brought her to the attention of a television-industry producer, who asked her to consider a career in acting. She studied the craft and a few years later was approached by NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows, including The Colgate Comedy Hour. She soon met Frank Sinatra, who became a lifelong friend.

With Clint Walker in Cheyenne, around 1957

On New Year's Eve 1954, Dickinson made her television acting debut in an episode of Death Valley Days. This led to roles in such productions as Matinee Theatre (eight episodes), Buffalo Bill, Jr., City Detective, It's a Great Life (two episodes), Gray Ghost, General Electric Theater, Broken Arrow, The People's Choice (twice), Meet McGraw (twice), Northwest Passage, Gunsmoke, The Virginian, Tombstone Territory, Cheyenne, and The Restless Gun.

In 1956, Dickinson appeared in an episode of The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. The next year, she took another small role in Richard Boone's series Have Gun – Will Travel in the episode "A Matter of Ethics".

Angie Dickinson wore yellowface to play a Chinese-European character in China Gate (1957).[9]

In 1958, Dickinson was cast as Laura Meadows in the episode "The Deserters" of an ABC/Warner Bros. Western series, Colt .45, with Wayde Preston. That year, she also played the role of defendant Mrs. Fargo in the Perry Mason episode "The Case of the One-Eyed Witness".

Dickinson went on to create memorable characters in Mike Hammer, Wagon Train, and Men into Space. In 1965, she had a recurring role as Carol Tredman on NBC's Dr. Kildare. She had a role as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a 1964 episode of The Fugitive series with David Janssen and fellow guest star Robert Duvall. She played an unfaithful wife and bank robber in the 1958 "Wild Blue Yonder" episode of Rod Cameron's syndicated television series State Trooper. She starred in two Alfred Hitchcock Hour episodes, "Captive Audience" with James Mason on October 18, 1962, and "Thanatos Palace Hotel" with Steven Hill on January 31, 1965.

First film roles

Dickinson's motion-picture career began with a small, uncredited role in Lucky Me (1954) starring Doris Day, followed by The Return of Jack Slade (1955), Man with the Gun (1955)[10] and Hidden Guns (1956). She had her first starring role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness, followed by the Sam Fuller cult film China Gate (1957), which depicted an early view of the Vietnam War.

Rejecting the Marilyn Monroe/Jayne Mansfield style of platinum blonde sex symbolism, because she felt it would narrow her acting options, Dickinson initially allowed studios to lighten her naturally brunette hair to only honey-blonde. She appeared early in her career mainly in B-movies or Westerns, including Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957), in which she co-starred with Randolph Scott and James Garner. In the crime drama Cry Terror! (1958), Dickinson had a supporting role opposite James Mason and Rod Steiger as a femme fatale.

Hollywood Leading lady

Dickinson with John Wayne in Rio Bravo

Dickinson's big-screen breakthrough role came in Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo (1959), in which she played a flirtatious gambler called "Feathers", who becomes attracted to the town sheriff played by Dickinson's childhood idol John Wayne. The film co-starred Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan.

When Hawks sold his personal contract with her to a major studio without her knowledge, she was unhappy. Dickinson nonetheless became one of the more prominent leading ladies of the next decade, beginning with film The Bramble Bush with Richard Burton. She also took a supporting role in Ocean's 11 (1960) with friends Sinatra and Martin.[11]

These were followed by a political potboiler, A Fever in the Blood (1961); a Belgian Congo-based melodrama, The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961), in which she played a missionary nurse tempted by lust; a scheming woman in Rome Adventure (1962), filmed in Italy; and the title role in Jean Negulesco's Jessica (1962) with Maurice Chevalier, in which she played a young midwife resented by the married women of the town, set in Sicily. Angie also shared the screen with friend Gregory Peck as a military nurse in the dark comedy Captain Newman, M.D. (1963).

For The Killers (1964), originally intended to be the first made-for-television movie, but released to theaters due to its violent content and entertainment value, Dickinson played a femme fatale opposite future U.S. President Ronald Reagan in his last movie role. Directed by Don Siegel, it was a remake of the 1946 version based on a story by Ernest Hemingway and the only film Reagan made in which he was cast as a villain. He viciously slaps Dickinson in one of the film's scenes.[12]

Dickinson co-starred in the comedy The Art of Love (1965), playing the love interest of both James Garner and Dick Van Dyke. She joined a star-studded Arthur Penn/Sam Spiegel production, The Chase (1966), along with Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, and Robert Duvall. That same year, she was featured in Cast a Giant Shadow, a war story with Kirk Douglas.[11]

Dickinson's best movie of this era is reputed to be John Boorman's cult classic Point Blank (1967), a crime drama with Lee Marvin as a criminal betrayed by his wife and best friend and out for revenge. The film epitomized the stark urban mood of the period, and its reputation has grown through the years.[13]

Westerns continued to be a part of her work in the late 1960s, when she starred in The Last Challenge opposite Glenn Ford, in Young Billy Young with Robert Mitchum, and Sam Whiskey with Burt Reynolds.

In 1971, she played a lascivious substitute high-school teacher in the dark comedy Pretty Maids All in a Row which also starred Rock Hudson and Telly Savalas, for director Roger Vadim and writer-producer Gene Roddenberry. In the film, her character seduces a sexually inexperienced student, portrayed by John David Carson, against the backdrop of a series of murders of female students at the same high school. Pretty Maids All In A Row drew hostile critical reviews, and was a box-office failure.[14]

Also in 1971, she portrayed the ambitious wife of Robert Culp in the television movie See the Man Run, and starred alongside Leslie Nielsen in The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler. In The Outside Man (1972), a French movie shot in Los Angeles, with Jean-Louis Trintignant, directed by Jacques Deray, she plays the beautiful but corrupt wife of a mobster. In 1973, she co-starred with Roy Thinnes in the supernatural thriller The Norliss Tapes, a television movie produced and directed by Dan Curtis that in later years attained a modest cult following.[15]

One of Dickinson's best-known and most sexually provocative movie roles followed, that of the tawdry widow Wilma McClatchie from the Great Depression romp Big Bad Mama (1974) with William Shatner and Tom Skerritt. In her 40s at the time, she appeared nude in several scenes, which created interest in the movie and a new generation of male fans for Dickinson.[16]

A 1966 Esquire cover gained Dickinson additional fame and notoriety, her having posed in nothing but a sweater and a pair of panty hose. The photo became so iconic, that while celebrating the magazine's 70th anniversary in 2003, the Dickinson pose was recreated for the cover by Britney Spears.[17]

Police Woman

Dickinson in Police Woman, 1976

Dickinson returned to the small screen in March 1974 for an episode of the critically acclaimed hit anthology series Police Story. The guest appearance proved to be so popular, NBC offered Dickinson her own television show, which became a ground-breaking weekly series called Police Woman; it was the first successful dramatic TV series to feature a woman in the title role. At first, Dickinson was reluctant, but when producers told her she could become a household name, she accepted the role. It co-starred Earl Holliman as Sergeant Bill Crowley, Anderson's commanding officer, along with Charles Dierkop as investigator Pete Royster and Ed Bernard as investigator Joe Styles. In the series, Dickinson played Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an officer of the Los Angeles Police Department's Criminal Conspiracy Unit, who often works undercover. The series became a hit, reaching number one in many countries in which it aired during its first year. It ran for four seasons and Dickinson won a Golden Globe Award, and received Emmy Award nominations for Best Lead Actress in a Dramatic Series three consecutive years. However, in a 2019 interview, Dickinson said that she regretted having done the series, since the remuneration was inadequate and it left her with little time for other projects.[18]

Dickinson acknowledged her sex symbol role, stating "Are my legs exploited? Well, that's all I have got to sell". While observing that "essentially a woman's job is being a woman", she disliked repeatedly doing Police Woman scenes "where the phone rings while I'm taking a bath".[19] In 1978, the same year the show ended, Dickinson reprised her Pepper Anderson character on the television special Ringo, co-starring with Ringo Starr and John Ritter. She also parodied the role in the 1975 and 1979 Bob Hope Christmas specials for NBC. She did the same years later on the 1987 Christmas episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live.

According to Dickinson, Police Woman caused a surge of applications for employment from women to police departments around the United States.[20]

Dickinson and Police Woman influenced later female-starring, hour-long TV series such as Charlie's Angels,[19] Wonder Woman, The Bionic Woman, and Cagney & Lacey. In 1987, the Los Angeles Police Department awarded Dickinson an honorary doctorate, which led her to quip, "Now you can call me Doctor Pepper."

On occasion during the 1970s, Dickinson took part in the popular Dean Martin Celebrity Roast on television, and she was the guest of honor on August 2, 1977, roasted by a dais of celebrities that included James Stewart, Orson Welles, and her Police Woman series co-star Earl Holliman.

The 1980s

Having done a television series plus the miniseries Pearl (1978) about the Pearl Harbor bombing of 1941, Dickinson's career in feature films appeared to be in decline, but she returned to the big screen in Brian De Palma's erotic thriller Dressed to Kill (1980), for which she gained considerable notice, particularly for a long, silent scene in a museum before the character meets her fate. The role of Kate Miller, a sexually frustrated New York housewife, earned her a 1981 Saturn Award for Best Actress. "The performers are excellent," wrote Vincent Canby in his July 25, 1980 The New York Times review, "especially Miss Dickinson."

Angie Dickinson at 61st Academy Awards in 1989

She took a less substantial role in Death Hunt (1981), which reunited her with Lee Marvin, and also appeared in Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen. Earlier that year, she had been the first choice to play the character Krystle Carrington on the television series Dynasty, but deciding she wanted to spend more time with her daughter, she turned it down; the role instead went to Linda Evans.[21] In the mid-1980s, Dickinson declined the role of Sable Colby on the Dynasty spin-off, The Colbys.[22]

After turning down her own Johnny Carson-produced prospective sitcom, The Angie Dickinson Show, in 1980 after only two episodes had been shot because she did not feel she was funny enough, the private-eye series Cassie & Co. became her unsuccessful attempt at a television comeback. She then starred in several television movies, such as One Shoe Makes It Murder (1982), Jealousy (1984), A Touch of Scandal (1984), and Stillwatch (1987). She had a pivotal role in the highly rated miniseries Hollywood Wives (1985), based on a novel by Jackie Collins.

In 1982, and again in 1986, Dickinson appeared in two of Perry Como's Christmas specials for the ABC television network, in both of which she did something she was not known to have done before: singing. Dickinson later denied having sung on camera since the two Como specials in an interview with Larry King, which he conducted at the approximate time of her appearance in Duets.

In motion pictures, Dickinson reprised her role as Wilma McClatchie for Big Bad Mama II (1987) and completed the television movie Kojak: Fatal Flaw, in which she was reunited with Telly Savalas. She co-starred with Willie Nelson and numerous buddies in the television Western Once Upon a Texas Train (1988).

She was presented one of the Golden Boot Awards in 1989 for her contributions to Western cinema.

1990s and 2000s

In the ABC miniseries Wild Palms (1993), produced by Oliver Stone, she was the sadistic, militant sister of Senator Tony Kruetzer, played by Robert Loggia. That same year, she starred as a ruthless Montana spa owner in Gus Van Sant's Even Cowgirls Get the Blues with Uma Thurman. In November of that year, she walked off the set of a proposed This Is Your Life special for her, refusing to participate in the show.[23]

In 1995, Sydney Pollack cast her as the prospective mother-in-law of Greg Kinnear in the romantic comedy Sabrina starring Harrison Ford, a remake of the Billy Wilder classic. She played Burt Reynolds' wife in the thriller The Maddening and the mother of Rick Aiello and Robert Cicchini in the National Lampoon comedy The Don's Analyst. In 1997, she seduced old flame Artie (Rip Torn) in an episode of HBO's The Larry Sanders Show called "Artie and Angie and Hank and Hercules".

Dickinson acted out the alcoholic, homeless mother of Helen Hunt's character in Pay It Forward (2000), the grandmother of Gwyneth Paltrow's character in the drama Duets (2000), and the mother of Arliss Howard's character in Big Bad Love (2001), co-starring Debra Winger.

Having appeared in the original Ocean's 11 (1960) with good friends Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, four decades later, she made a brief cameo in the 2001 remake with George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

An avid poker player, during the summer of 2004, she participated in the second season of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown. After announcing her name, host Dave Foley said, "Sometimes, when we say 'celebrity', we actually mean it." Also in 2004, Dickinson appeared in the comedy Elvis Has Left the Building, playing an ex-mechanic and the mother of Kim Basinger's character.

Dickinson is a recipient of the state of North Dakota's Rough Rider Award.

In 1999, Playboy ranked Dickinson number 42 on their list of the "100 Sexiest Stars of the Century". In 2002, TV Guide ranked her number three on a list of the "50 Sexiest Television Stars of All Time", behind Diana Rigg and George Clooney (who tied for number one).

In 2009, Dickinson starred in a Hallmark Channel drama, Mending Fences co-starring Laura Leighton. It is her last acting credit to date.

Personal life

With husband, the composer Burt Bacharach and new-born Nikki, 1966

Dickinson was married to Gene Dickinson, a college football player who later moved into the electronics business, from 1952 to 1960, though they separated in 1956.[7] During her first marriage, Dickinson became close friends with John Kenneth Galbraith and Catherine Galbraith. Her extensive visits to them and her touring when Galbraith was U.S. Ambassador to India are amply recounted in his memoirs Ambassador's Journal and A Life in Our Times.[24]

Dickinson kept her married name after her first divorce. She married Burt Bacharach in 1965. They remained a married couple for 16 years, though late in their marriage they had a period of separation during which they dated other people.[25][19] Bacharach and Dickinson had a daughter named Nikki (born July 12, 1966), who was autistic. Nikki died by suicide on January 4, 2007.[26] The elder Bacharach died in 2023.[27]

In 2023, Dickinson stated that she had a 20-year on-and-off affair with Frank Sinatra, and that he was the love of her life and "one of the most charismatic men that ever was" .[28][5][19][29] Dickinson had a relationship with musician Billy Vera in the 1980s and appeared in the music video for his single "I Can Take Care of Myself".[30] For several years in the 1990s, Dickinson dated radio and television interviewer Larry King. In a 2006 interview with NPR, Dickinson stated that she was a Democrat.[31] She campaigned for Kennedy's presidential campaign in 1960 and supported Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.[4][19][32]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Results Ref.
1989 Golden Boot Awards Golden Boot Won [33]
1959 Golden Globe Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Female Rio Bravo Won [34]
1974 Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama Police Woman Won
1975 Nominated
1976 Nominated
1977 Nominated
1975 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated [35]
1976 Nominated
1977 Nominated
1980 Saturn Awards Best Actress Dressed to Kill Won [36]

Other honors

Year Honor Category Result Ref.
1987 Hollywood Walk of Fame Television Inducted [37]



Year Title Role Notes
1954 Lucky Me Party Guest Uncredited
1955 Tennessee's Partner Abby Dean
The Return of Jack Slade Polly Logan
Man with the Gun Kitty Uncredited
1956 Down Liberty Road Mary Short film
Hidden Guns Becky Carter
Tension at Table Rock Cathy
Gun the Man Down Janice
The Black Whip Sally Morrow
1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend Priscilla King
China Gate Lucky Legs
Calypso Joe Julie
1958 I Married a Woman Screen Wife
Cry Terror! Eileen Kelly
1959 Rio Bravo Feathers
I'll Give My Life Alice Greenway Bradford
1960 The Bramble Bush Fran
Ocean's 11 Beatrice Ocean
1961 A Fever in the Blood Cathy Simon
The Sins of Rachel Cade Rachel Cade
1962 Jessica Jessica Brown Visconti
Rome Adventure Lyda Kent
1963 Captain Newman, M.D. Lt. Francie Corum
1964 The Killers Sheila Farr
1965 The Art of Love Laurie Gibson
1966 The Chase Ruby Calder
Cast a Giant Shadow Emma Marcus
1967 Point Blank Chris
The Last Challenge Lisa Denton
1969 Sam Whiskey Laura Breckenridge
Some Kind of a Nut Rachel Amidon
Young Billy Young Lily Beloit
1971 Pretty Maids All in a Row Miss Betty Smith
The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler Dr. Layle Johnson
1972 The Outside Man Jackie Kovacs
1974 Big Bad Mama Wilma McClatchie
1979 Jigsaw Karen a.k.a. L'Homme en colère
1980 Klondike Fever Belinda McNair
Dressed to Kill Kate Miller
1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Dragon Queen
Death Hunt Vanessa McBride
1984 Terror in the Aisles Kate Miller Archival footage
1987 Big Bad Mama II Wilma McClatchie
1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Miss Adrian
1995 Sabrina Ingrid Tyson
1996 The Maddening Georgina Scudder
The Sun, the Moon and the Stars Abbie McGee
2000 The Last Producer Poker Player
Duets Blair
Pay It Forward Grace
2001 Big Bad Love Mrs. Barlow
Ocean's Eleven Boxing Spectator Remake of the 1960 film
2004 Elvis Has Left the Building Bobette

Television films

Year Title Role
1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower Linda Benson
1968 A Case of Libel Anita Corcoran
1970 The Love War Sandy
1971 Thief Jean Melville
1971 See the Man Run Joanne Taylor
1973 The Norliss Tapes Ellen Sterns Cort
1974 Pray for the Wildcats Nancy McIlvain
1977 A Sensitive, Passionate Man Marjorie 'Margie' Delaney
1978 Ringo Sgt. Suzanne 'Pepper' Anderson
1978 Overboard Lindy Garrison
1979 The Suicide's Wife Diana Harrington
1981 Dial M for Murder Margot Wendice
1982 One Shoe Makes It Murder Fay Reid
1984 Jealousy Georgia/Laura/Ginny
1984 A Touch of Scandal Katherine Gilvey
1987 Stillwatch Abigail Winslow
1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings Officer Anne Cavanaugh
1988 Once Upon a Texas Train Maggie Hayes
1989 Fire and Rain Beth Mancini
1989 Prime Target Sgt. Kelly Mulcahaney
1991 Kojak: Fatal Flaw Carolyn Payton
1992 Treacherous Crossing Beverly Thomas
1996 Remembrance Margaret Fullerton
1997 Deep Family Secrets Rénee Chadway
1997 The Don's Analyst Victoria Leoni
1999 Sealed with a Kiss Lucille Ethridge
2009 Mending Fences Ruth Hanson

Television series

Year Title Role Notes
1954 I Led 3 Lives Comrade Margaret Episode: "Asylum"
1954 The Mickey Rooney Show Receptionist Episode: "The Executive"
1954 Death Valley Days Salina Harris 3 episodes
1955 City Detective Cigarette Girl Episode: "The Perfect Disguise"
1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. Anna Louise Beaumont Episode: "The Death of Johnny Ringo"
1955 Matinee Theatre 7 episodes
1955 It's a Great Life Myra Episode: "The Raffle Ticket"
1956 General Electric Theater Shaw Episode: "Try to Remember"
1956 It's a Great Life Rita Moore Episode: "The Voice"
1956 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Ann Drew Episode: "One of Jesse's Gang"
1956 Chevron Hall of Stars Bertha Episode: "Mr. Thompson"
1956 Four Star Playhouse Episode: "The Rites of Spring"
1956 The Millionaire Jane Carr / Janice Corwin Episode: "Millionaire Jane Carr"
1956 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Ann Episode: "Always the Best Man"
1956 Broken Arrow Terry Weaver Episode: "The Conspirators"
1957 The Gray Ghost Edie Page Episode: "Point of Honor"
1957 Gunsmoke Rose Daggitt (credited as Angie Dickson) Episode: "Sins of the Father"
1957 Cheyenne Jeannie Episode: "War Party"
1957 Alcoa Theatre Mrs. Garron Episode: "Circumstantial"
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel Amy Bender Episode: "A Matter of Ethics"
1956–57 The Lineup Doris Collins 3 episodes
1957 M Squad Hazel McLean Episode: "Diamond Hard"
1957 Meet McGraw Mary Gaan Episode: "Tycoon"
1957 Meet McGraw Lisa Parish Episode: "McGraw in Reno"
1958 The Restless Gun Evelyn Niemack Episode: "Imposter for a Day"
1958 Perry Mason Marian Gallagher Fargo Episode: "The Case of the One-Eyed Witness"
1958 The Bob Cummings Show Milly Episode: "Bob and Automation"
1958 Tombstone Territory Dolores Episode: "Geronimo"
1958 State Trooper Betty Locke Episode: "Wild Green Yonder"
1958 Colt .45 Laura Meadows Episode: "The Deserters"
1958 Studio 57 Episode: "Gambler's Luck"
1958 The People's Choice Geraldine Gibson Hexley 2 episodes
1958 Mike Hammer Lucille Hart Episode: "Letter Edged in Blackmail"
1958 Mike Hammer Rita Patten Episode: "Look at the Old Man Go"
1958 Target Betty Nelson Episode: "Unreasonable Doubt"
1958 Northwest Passage Rose Carver Episode: "The Bound Women"
1958 Man with a Camera Norma Delgado Episode: "Closeup on Violence"
1959 Wagon Train Clara Duncan Episode: "The Clara Duncan Story"
1959 Men Into Space Mary McCauley Episode: "Moon Probe"
1960 Lock Up Betty Nelson Episode: "Sentenced to Die"
1962 Checkmate Karen Vale Episode: "Remembrance of Crimes Past"
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Janet West Season 1 Episode 5: "Captive Audience"
1962 The Dick Powell Show Judy Maxwell Episode: "No Strings Attached"
1964 The Fisher Family Helen Episode: "Bright Shadows"
1965 The Fugitive Norma Sessions Episode: "Brass Ring"
1965 The Man Who Bought Paradise Ruth Paris Unsold TV pilot
1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Ariane Shaw Season 3 Episode 15: "Thanatos Palace Hotel"
1965 Dr. Kildare Carol Tredman 3 episodes
1966 The Virginian Annie Carlson Episode: "Ride to Delphi"
1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Christina Episode: "And Baby Makes Five"
1971 The Man and the City Charlene Episode: "Running Scared"
1972 Ghost Story Carol Finney Episode: "Creatures of the Canyon"
1973 Hec Ramsey Sarah Detweiler Episode: "The Detroit Connection"
1974 Police Story Lisa Beaumont Episode: "The Gamble"
1974–78 Police Woman Sgt. Suzanne 'Pepper' Anderson 91 episodes
1978 Pearl Midge Forrest 3 episodes
1982 Cassie & Co. Cassie Holland 13 episodes
1985 Hollywood Wives Sadie LaSalle TV miniseries, 3 episodes
1987 Saturday Night Live Various - Guest host
1991 Empty Nest Jackie Sheridan Episode: "Almost Like Being in Love"
1993 Wild Palms Josie Ito 5 episodes
1993 Daddy Dearest Mrs. Winters Episode: "Mother Love"
1997 Diagnosis Murder Capt. Cynthia Pike Episode: "Murder Blues"
1997 Ellen Betsy Episode: "G.I. Ellen"
1997 George & Leo Sheila Smith Episode: "The Witness"
1997 The Larry Sanders Show Herself Episode: "Artie and Angie and Hank and Hercules"
2004 Judging Amy Evelyn Worth Episode: "Catching It Early"


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