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Beth Howland (I) (1941–2015)


Beth Howland was born on May 28, 1941 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Alice (1976), A Caribbean Mystery (1983) and You Can't Take It with You (1979). She was married to Charles Kimbrough and Michael J. Pollard. She died on December 31, 2015 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Alice
Alice Vera Louise Gorman
(1976-1985)
A Caribbean Mystery
A Caribbean Mystery Evelyn Hillingdon
(1983)
You Can't Take It with You
You Can't Take It with You Essie Carmichael
(1979)
The Ted Bessell Show
(1973)

Filmography

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 2002 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Dr. Leventhal
- And She Was Gone (2002) ... Dr. Leventhal
 2002 The Tick (TV Series)
Bea
- Arthur, Interrupted (2002) ... Bea
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Singer
- Out of the Past (2000) ... Singer (voice)
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Diane
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mrs. Ericson
- Cat Showdown (1997) ... Mrs. Ericson
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sandy Oates
- Lone Witness (1993) ... Sandy Oates
 1988 You Can't Take It with You (TV Series)
Anita Briggs
- For Whom the Phone Rings (1988) ... Anita Briggs
 1988 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Eleanor Flemming
- Terrible Things My Mother Told Me (1988) ... Eleanor Flemming
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Kate Weston
- It Takes Two (1985) ... Kate Weston
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Housewife
- Working (1982) ... Housewife
 1980 The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter (TV Movie)
Stripper
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Mavis
- Is There a Doctor in the House? (1977) ... Mavis
 1976 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Clerk
- The Pride of Walnut Grove (1976) ... Clerk
 1972-1975 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Joan / Linda Foster
- Have I Found a Guy for You (1972) ... Linda Foster
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
June Kramer
- Echo of Danger (1975) ... June Kramer
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Mrs. Ross
- Reading, Writing and Angel Dust (1975) ... Mrs. Ross
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Secretary
- Nightmare (1975) ... Secretary
 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Vault Manager's Wife (uncredited)
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Rita (segment "Love and the Cover")
- Love and Carmen Lopez/Love and the Cover/Love and the Cryin' Cowboy (1973) ... Rita (segment "Love and the Cover")
 1973 The Ted Bessell Show (TV Movie)
 1959 Li'l Abner
Clem's Wife (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(September 27 to November 16, 1985) She acted in Royce Ryton's play, "The Unvarnished Truth," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with John Ritter, James Coco, Dody Goodman and Paul Benedict in the cast. Robert Drivas was director. See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on researching her role as Vera the waitress, since she had never actually worked as a server in real life] But I just kept sitting around coffee shops and watching how it's done, and now I can carry four dinners. See more »

Trivia:

Beth Howland is still best remembered by the public for her comical character role, of Vera Louise Gorman, on CBS' weekly comedy series, Alice (1976). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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