STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,113 this week

Luana Anders (1938–1996)


Born Luana Margo Anderson on May 12, 1938, Luana Anders began her show-business career as a bike messenger at MGM along with fellow thespians Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight and future film producers George Edwards and Fred Roos. She convinced Nicholson to join her in her improv acting class with legendary teacher and veteran character actor Jeff ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: May

Fire up those coffee pots. "Twin Peaks" has returned. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about this month.

Visit IMDb Picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 03 Feb 2013
 
a list of 3525 people
created 15 Aug 2013
 
a list of 29 people
created 04 Mar 2015
 
a list of 99 people
created 20 Mar 2015
 
a list of 400 images
created 11 Apr 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Luana Anders's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Easy Rider
Easy Rider Lisa
(1969)
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Rona (1991-1992)
(1984)
Dementia 13
Dementia 13 Louise Haloran
(1963)
The Last Detail
(1973)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: TV (42 credits)
 1992 In My Daughter's Name (TV Movie)
Mrs. Samp
 1992 In Sickness and in Health (TV Movie)
Dorothy
 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Movie)
Nurse Ames
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Sarah Farrell
- Second Sight (1990) ... Sarah Farrell
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Rona (1991-1992)
 1979 The Suicide's Wife (TV Movie)
Ms. Robbin
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
Harriet Jessup
- The Love Connection ... Harriet Jessup
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
Mrs. Gerard
- Men Who Love Women (1977) ... Mrs. Gerard
 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Lottie McGinnis
- Blizzard (1977) ... Lottie McGinnis
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Mrs. Bannerman
- The Flag (1974) ... Mrs. Bannerman
 1974 Firehouse (TV Series)
Dawn
- Strike, Spare, and Burn (1974) ... Dawn
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Angie McCall
- Lost Sunday (1972) ... Angie McCall
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Julie
- Forever (1972) ... Julie
 1972 Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie)
Alice Fern
 1971 Hitched (TV Movie)
Emily
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Nina Loring
- The Target (1971) ... Nina Loring
 1967-1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Eula Van Meter / Anna Marie Harmon / Noradelle De Leone
- Burglary: The Dognappers (1970) ... Eula Van Meter
- The Suicide Attempt (1968) ... Anna Marie Harmon
- The Big Dog (1967) ... Noradelle De Leone
 1969 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Violet / Cashier
- Goober and the Telephone Girl (1969) ... Violet
- Emmett's Retirement (1969) ... Cashier
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
Louise
- Computer Murder (1969) ... Louise
 1968 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Jane Tipton
- Log 111: The Boa Constrictor (1968) ... Jane Tipton
 1968 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Maggie
 1967 Accidental Family (TV Series)
Esther
 1966-1967 That Girl (TV Series)
Beryl / Shirley McChesney
- Don't Just Do Something, Stand There (1966) ... Shirley McChesney
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Miss Clark
- Barney Comes to Mayberry (1967) ... Miss Clark
- A Visit to Barney Fife (1967) ... Miss Clark
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Sybil Rockefeller
- My Lucky Penny (1966) ... Sybil Rockefeller (as Luann Anders)
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Theresa 'Tess' Ames
- The Guests (1964) ... Theresa 'Tess' Ames
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Margaret
- The Wrecker (1963) ... Margaret
 1962-1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Ann Bentley / Lorraine Walenchek
- And Eve Wore a Veil of Tears (1962) ... Lorraine Walenchek
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Cathy Lewis
- Try to Keep Alive Until Next Tuesday (1963) ... Cathy Lewis
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Maddy Trager
- Incident of the Running Man (1961) ... Maddy Trager
 1961 The Islanders (TV Series)
Trina
- To Bell a Cat (1961) ... Trina
 1959-1960 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Joan Goss / Alice Denning
- The Voice (1960) ... Joan Goss
- The Burning Girl (1959) ... Alice Denning
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Ellie Phelan
- The Swamper (1960) ... Ellie Phelan
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Princess
- The Avengers (1959) ... Princess
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Lola Green
- The Harpies (1959) ... Lola Green
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Lisabeth Bishop
- Shivaree (1959) ... Lisabeth Bishop
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Nancy Tucker
- Child of Fear (1959) ... Nancy Tucker
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Judy Carson
- Golden Grapes (1958) ... Judy Carson
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Ellen
- Time of Decision (1958) ... Ellen
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Lucy Anne
- Jody (1957) ... Lucy Anne
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
Anna Marie Harmon
- The Big No Suicide (1956) ... Anna Marie Harmon
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- Dangerous Mayhem (1955)
Show Show Actress: Movie (39 credits)
Show Show Actress: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Writer: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Self: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared [her Broadway debut] in "The Reluctant Debutante" on Broadway. Also in cast: Rex Harrison. Directed by Peter Brook.

Alternate Names:

Luann Anders | Lu Anders | Margo Blue

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am now entering another dimension. See more »

Trivia:

Became very good friends with Sally Kellerman, during the filming of Reform School Girl (1957). The two remained inseparable until Anders' death. See more »

Nickname:

Lu

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page