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Antoinette Bower
Bower as guest star on Adventures in Paradise, 1961
Born (1932-09-30) September 30, 1932 (age 89)
Years active1954–1992
Spouse(s)James Francis Gill (divorced)

Antoinette Bower (born September 30, 1932) is a retired British-American film, television and stage actress, whose career lasted nearly four decades.

Early years

Bower was born in Baden-Baden of British nationality, later also becoming an American citizen.[citation needed]


Bower has many television guest roles to her credit – between 1958 and 1987, she amassed over 90 appearances on such programs as Ben Casey, The Fugitive, Combat!, Twelve O'Clock High, The Invaders, Mannix, Mission: Impossible (in 4 episodes), Perry Mason, The Big Valley, The Six Million Dollar Man, Kojak, Star Trek, Hogan's Heroes (in 3 different roles), Columbo (as a woman murdered by her husband), season 1, episode 22 "6 kilos" Hawaii 5-O The Twilight Zone and Murder, She Wrote.

In the 1970s and 1980s she appeared in the movies A Death of Innocence (1971), Die Sister, Die! (1972, released in 1978), Prom Night (1980), The Cowboy and the Ballerina (1984), The Evil That Men Do (1984), and Club Paradise (1986).

She played in three episodes between 1967 and 1969 of Hogan's Heroes as an underground agent in Germany. She also co-starred with Christopher Plummer and Jean Simmons in the TV mini-series The Thorn Birds (1983), and, from 1989 to 1992, was a regular on the Canadian TV series Neon Rider.

Personal life

Bower was married to James Francis Gill.[1]

Selected TV and filmography

TV Series - Guest Appearances

TV Series - Regular Appearances

TV Movie Appearances

Film Appearances


  1. ^ Roessing, Walter (November 2, 1968). "Who IS That Girl, Anyway?". The Ottawa Journal. Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. p. 81.