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Beverlee McKinsey (1935–2008)

Beverlee McKinsey was born on August 9, 1935 in McAlester, Oklahoma, USA as Beverlee Magruder. She was an actress, known for Texas (1980), General Hospital (1963) and Guiding Light (1952). She was married to Berkeley Harris, Angus Duncan and Mark McKinsey. She died on May 2, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Alexis Vandermeer
- Vintage Steele (1983) ... Alexis Vandermeer
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Charlotte Harris
 1980-1981 Texas (TV Series)
Iris Wheeler / Iris Cory Carrington / Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.344 (1981) ... Iris Wheeler
- Episode #1.343 (1981) ... Iris Wheeler
- Episode #1.342 (1981) ... Iris Wheeler
- Episode #1.341 (1981) ... Iris Wheeler
- Episode #1.340 (1981) ... Iris Wheeler
 1972-1980 Another World (TV Series)
Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.4081 (1980) ... Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.4080 (1980) ... Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.4079 (1980) ... Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.4078 (1980) ... Iris Carrington
- Episode #1.4077 (1980) ... Iris Carrington
 1980 Bronco Billy
Irene Lily
 1973 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Lorraine Collins
- The Other Woman (1973) ... Lorraine Collins
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Rita Bell
- The Dead Samaritan (1973) ... Rita Bell
 1969-1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Evelyn Ellis / Claudine Ensign
- Another Final Game (1972) ... Evelyn Ellis
- A Hint of Darkness, a Hint of Light (1969) ... Claudine Ensign
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
 1971 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Laurie Forrest
- Husbands, Wives, and Killers (1971) ... Laurie Forrest
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
- The Shattered Man (1971) ... Beth
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Sue Hazelton
- A World of Perfect Complicity (1971) ... Sue Hazelton
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Cathy Wheaton
- Summer Terror (1970) ... Cathy Wheaton
 1969 The Reivers
Girl by the Boon's Car (uncredited)
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Jo Louise Mailer
- The Joker's Wild, Man, Wild! (1969) ... Jo Louise Mailer
 1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Dancer (uncredited)
 1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Abby Clayton
- The Substitute (1969) ... Abby Clayton
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
Carol Chase
- Deathrun (1969) ... Carol Chase
 1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
- Love on the Double (1968) ... Flo
 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series)
Martha Donnelly (aka Julie Richards) (1970-1971)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Mattie Mulroy
- Wall of Silence (1966) ... Mattie Mulroy
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series)
 1965 Seaway (TV Series)
- Shipment from Marseilles (1965) ... Millie
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Karen McDermott
- Only a Child (1965) ... Karen McDermott
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Eileen Moore
- Where There's Smoke (1965) ... Eileen Moore
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
- Murder by Scandal (1964) ... Ann
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Myrna Slaughter (1994)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She played Honey in Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1963 at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Uta Hagen, Arthur Hill, and Richard Easton in the cast. See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"So if they're bent out of shape, it's because, for once somebody beat 'em at their own game" - TV Guide 1992 (regarding her departure from Guiding Light (1952)).


McKinsey's character, Iris Cory Carrington Delaney Bancroft, on Another World (1964) proved so popular that she was made the star of the soap's spin-off series, Texas (1980). McKinsey remains the only star on daytime television to be given star billing in a soap opera. See more »


She is best known for her honeydripping voice and blonde hair

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