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Melinda Cordell (1941–2015)

Melinda Cordell was born on February 26, 1941 in Shelby, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for General Hospital (1963), Bloody Birthday (1981) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). She was married to Nicholas Pryor. She died on April 7, 2015. See full bio »


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 1992/I Illusions (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sanderson
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- Private Dancer - October 6, 1979 (1991) ... Winnie
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Gloria Matthews
- 15 and Getting Straight (1989) ... Gloria Matthews
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series)
Abigail Pillsbury
- Man of the Year (1987) ... Abigail Pillsbury
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Mrs. Morton
- Young Dr. Weinstein (1986) ... Mrs. Morton
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
Alice Dadier
- The Defector (1984) ... Alice Dadier
 1981 Bloody Birthday
Mrs. Brody
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Ms. Hansen
- Georgia on My Mind (1980) ... Ms. Hansen
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Helen Mitchell
- Kids (1979) ... Helen Mitchell
 1979 Transplant (TV Movie)
 1979 Hard Knocks
 1979 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Gwen Whittaker
- The Odyssey (1979) ... Gwen Whittaker
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Woman #1
- The Competition (1979) ... Woman #1
 1973 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Dorothy Stevens (1980-1982 ,1983) / Madame Estelle Chauvin (1990-1994)
 1965 The Nurses (TV Series)
Gail Lucas, R.N.
 1963 Greenwich Village Story
Genie (as Melinda Plank)
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Natalie Dearborn (1983)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Lucy Wilson (1973)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Patti Barron Tate Whiting #8 (1967-1969)

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Melinda Plank

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She and her ex-husband Nicholas Pryor worked together on the soap The Nurses (1965).

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