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Harriet Hilliard (1909–1994)

Harriet Nelson will always have a secure place alongside Barbara Billingsley and Jane Wyatt in the "TV's Golden Age Mom Hall of Fame." For fourteen years, she, husband Ozzie Nelson, and their two boys, David Nelson and Ricky Nelson, were the quintessential role models of the '50s ideal nuclear family. Harriet, the daughter of actors, was ... See full bio »

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 1989 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Sister Agnes
- The Man Who Came to Dinner Mystery (1989) ... Sister Agnes (as Harriet Nelson)
 1987 Time Out for Dad (TV Movie)
Mary McLaughlin
 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
 1984 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Mrs. Crosley (as Harriet Nelson)
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
Professor Conklin
 1982 The First Time (TV Movie)
Charlotte (as Harriet Nelson)
 1982 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Empty Nest (1982) ... Marge (as Harriet Nelson)
 1981 Aloha Paradise (TV Series)
- Best of Friends/Success/Nine Karats (1981) ... (as Harriet Nelson)
 1979 A Christmas for Boomer (TV Movie)
Grandmother Sinclair (as Harriet Nelson)
 1979 Death Car on the Freeway (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sheel (as Harriet Nelson)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Winnie McLaine
- The Over the Hill Caper/Poof! You're a Movie Star (1978) ... Winnie McLaine (as Harriet Nelson)
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Henrietta McDonald
- Julie's Old Flame/The Jinx/The Identical Problem (1977) ... Henrietta McDonald (as Harriet Nelson)
 1977 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Elderly shopkeeper
- Five Finger Discount (1977) ... Elderly shopkeeper
 1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (TV Movie)
June Pearson (as Harriet Nelson)
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Harriet Nelson
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mrs. Garber (segment "Love and the Unmarriage") / Annie (segment "Love and the Only Child") / Martha Pickard (segment "Love and Take Me Along")
- Love and the Singing Suitor/Love and the Unmarriage/Love and the Wee He (1973) ... Mrs. Garber (segment "Love and the Unmarriage") (as Harriet Nelson)
- Love and the Only Child/Love and the Wig (1971) ... Annie (segment "Love and the Only Child") (as Harriet Nelson)
- Love and the Advice Givers/Love and the Geisha/Love and Take Me Along (1969) ... Martha Pickard (segment "Love and Take Me Along") (as Harriet Nelson)
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
- With This Ring (1973) ... Bit
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Helena Millikan (segment "You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan")
- You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan/Smile, Please (1972) ... Helena Millikan (segment "You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan") (as Harriet Nelson)
 1967-1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Guest / Dearie Lovebird
- Episode #18.11 (1968) ... Guest (as Harriet Nelson)
- The Fortune Crookie (1967) ... Dearie Lovebird (as Harriet Nelson)
 1952-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Harriet / Harriet Nelson / Mother Ethel Nelson
- The Game Room (1966) ... Harriet (as Harriet Nelson)
- Ozzie, the Babysitter (1966) ... Harriet (as Harriet Nelson)
- Dave's Other Office (1966) ... Harriet (as Harriet Nelson)
- Rick's Assistant (1966) ... Harriet (as Harriet Nelson)
 1944 Take It Big
Jerry Clinton
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'!
Kelly Clark
 1943 Honeymoon Lodge
Lorraine Logan aka Jenny Hockadayl
 1943 Gals, Incorporated
Gwen Phillips
 1943 Hi, Buddy
Gloria Bradley
 1942 Juke Box Jenny
Genevieve Horton
 1941 Confessions of Boston Blackie
Diane Parrish
 1941 Sweetheart of the Campus
Harriet Hale
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Linda Rogers
 1937 The Life of the Party
 1937 New Faces of 1937
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Connie Martin
 1932 The Campus Mystery (Short)
Wanda Perry
 1932 Harem Scarem (Short)
 1931 Musical Justice (Short)
Wife at Divorce Hearing (uncredited)
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Mother of actor-director David Nelson and of actor-singer Ricky Nelson. See more »

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