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Linda Kelsey


Linda Kelsey was born on July 28, 1946 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Linda Jean Kelsey. She is an actress, known for Lou Grant (1977), Day by Day (1988) and Eleanor and Franklin (1976). She has been married to Glenn Strand since May 20, 1979. They have two children. She was previously married to Bill Grivna. See full bio »

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Known For

Lou Grant
Lou Grant Billie Newman
(1977-1982)
Day by Day
Day by Day Kate Harper
(1988-1989)
Eleanor and Franklin
Eleanor and Franklin Lucy Mercer
(1976)
Matlock
Matlock Ellen Barrett
(1994)

Filmography

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 2010 The Egg Timer (Short)
Ruth
 2009 Into Temptation
Corrine Buerlein
 1997 Orleans (TV Series)
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Harriet Miller
- Something Blue (1996) ... Harriet Miller
 1985-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ellen Levering / Mary Stamm / Diana Simms
- Track of a Soldier (1996) ... Ellen Levering
- Jessica Behind Bars (1985) ... Mary Stamm
- Capitol Offense (1985) ... Diana Simms
 1996 The Babysitter's Seduction (TV Movie)
Alice Winston
 1995 If Someone Had Known (TV Movie)
Ellen Liner
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Grace Holsten
- Feb 5, '95 (1995) ... Grace Holsten
 1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Ellen Barrett
- The Accused (1994) ... Ellen Barrett
 1993 A Family Torn Apart (TV Movie)
Maureen Hannigan
 1993 A Place to Be Loved (TV Movie)
Liz Russ
 1991 Sessions (TV Mini-Series)
Carol
 1991 White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (TV Movie)
Anne 'Mac' McMahon
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Sybil Aspell
- The Vanishing Victim Mystery (1990) ... Sybil Aspell
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Joanne Reming
- End of Innocence (1989) ... Joanne Reming
 1989 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Lydia Hadley
- The Veldt (1989) ... Lydia Hadley
 1988-1989 Day by Day (TV Series)
Kate Harper
- Father Knows Best (1989) ... Kate Harper
- The Lost Weekend (1989) ... Kate Harper
- The Reunion (1989) ... Kate Harper
- Foul Play (1989) ... Kate Harper
- Three Men and a Babe (1989) ... Kate Harper
 1988 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Susan Palmer
- Home Sweet Homeless (1988) ... Susan Palmer
 1987 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Valerie Richman (segment "The Girl I Married")
- Song of the Younger World/The Girl I Married (1987) ... Valerie Richman (segment "The Girl I Married")
 1987 Baby Girl Scott (TV Movie)
Jean Gelson
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Elaine
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Elaine
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Elaine
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Elaine
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Evan
- Forced Landing (1986) ... Evan
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Cape Resident
- Haunted (1985) ... Cape Resident
 1984 His Mistress (TV Movie)
Katherine Beck
 1984 Attack on Fear (TV Movie)
Cathy Mitchell
 1977-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Billie Newman
- Charlie (1982) ... Billie Newman
- Victims (1982) ... Billie Newman
- Beachhead (1982) ... Billie Newman
- Suspect (1982) ... Billie Newman
- Unthinkable (1982) ... Billie Newman
 1980 A Perfect Match (TV Movie)
Miranda McLloyd
 1976-1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Lt. Mickey Baker
- Our Finest Hour (1978) ... Lt. Mickey Baker (uncredited)
- The Nurses (1976) ... Lt. Mickey Baker
 1978 Having Babies (TV Series)
Bess Parker
- Old Friends (1978) ... Bess Parker
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series)
 1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Susan Harper
- Let's Pretend We're Strangers (1977) ... Susan Harper
 1977 Something for Joey (TV Movie)
Joyce Cappelletti, Narrator
 1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie)
Lucy Mercer
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Sue Courtland
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Gerry
- The Mask of Adonis (1977) ... Gerry
 1977 Gibbsville (TV Series)
 1974-1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Linda Glover / Cathy Lou Hopkins
- Voice in the Night (1976) ... Linda Glover
- Dark Homecoming (1974) ... Cathy Lou Hopkins
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Beth Gordon
- The Slaver (1976) ... Beth Gordon
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Peg
 1976 The Last of Mrs. Lincoln (TV Movie)
Mary Harlan
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series)
Cynthia McGrew
- Pilot (1976) ... Cynthia McGrew
 1976 Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV Series)
Addy
- A Noise in the Streets (1976) ... Addy
 1976 Doc (TV Series)
Gwen
- A Quiet Anniversary (1976) ... Gwen
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Ellie Cole
- The Hostages (1976) ... Ellie Cole
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Series)
Lucy Mercer
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Lucy Mercer
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Lucy Mercer
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Karen Dorland
- Mayday (1975) ... Karen Dorland
 1975 The Texas Wheelers (TV Series)
Mavis
- The Rebel (1975) ... Mavis
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Louise Henderson
- The Dexter Crisis (1974) ... Louise Henderson
 1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Gloria Munson
- A New Sue Ann (1974) ... Gloria Munson
 1974 The Midnight Man
Betty
 1974 Sorority Kill (TV Movie)
 1972-1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Pam Burke / Victim
- Frequency (1973) ... Pam Burke
- The Wedsworth-Townsend Act (1972) ... Victim (uncredited)
 1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray (TV Movie)
Beatrice Hallward
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Tennessee Williams' play "Summer and Smoke," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with 'Eva Marie Saint' (q) and 'Ronny Cox' in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Best known by the public for her role as Billie Newman on Lou Grant (1977). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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