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Lois Nettleton (1927–2008)


Lois Nettleton was a versatile and accomplished actress who appeared on stage, in films and on TV in her long career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant contest winner was born in Oak Park, Illinois, She studied acting at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and then at the Actors' Studio in New York City, where she made her Broadway debut in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 The Christmas Card (TV Movie)
Rosie Spelman
 2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Maleficent
- Halloween with Hades (2002) ... Maleficent (voice)
 2001 Mickey's House of Villains (Video)
Maleficent (voice)
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Sight Unseen (2001) ... Evelyn
- You Can't Go Home Again (2001) ... Evelyn
- The Ties That Bind (2001) ... Evelyn
- The Dawn of a New Day (2001) ... Evelyn
- Pilot (2001) ... Evelyn
 1999 The Pretender (TV Series)
Gloria
- Risque Business (1999) ... Gloria
 1997 Herc's Adventures (Video Game)
Athena (voice)
 1997 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Nora
- Partners in Danger Chapter 2: The Cat (1997) ... Nora (voice)
- Partners in Danger Chapter 1: Guilty (1997) ... Nora (voice)
 1996 Charlie Grace (TV Series)
 1996 The Making of a Hollywood Madam (TV Movie)
Katherine
 1995 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
Frances Sandreen
- Bad Blades (1995) ... Frances Sandreen
 1995 Coach (TV Series)
Lois
- Fool for Lunch (1995) ... Lois
 1995 University Hospital (TV Series)
Sarah McCormick
- 'Til Death Do Us Part (1995) ... Sarah McCormick
 1995 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Adams
- Last Tango (1995) ... Mrs. Adams
 1995 The Feminine Touch (Video)
Pigeon
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Daggair
- Soul Mates (1994) ... Daggair
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Mrs. Enright
- The Gymnast (1994) ... Mrs. Enright
 1994 Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance
Sister Marion
 1993 Traveler's Rest (TV Short)
Joanne
 1984-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ginny Blanchard / Deidre French / Amelia
- Terminal Connection (1991) ... Ginny Blanchard
- Mourning Among the Wisterias (1988) ... Deidre French
- Lovers and Other Killers (1984) ... Amelia
 1991 Full House (TV Series)
Nedra Donaldson
- The Wedding: Part 2 (1991) ... Nedra Donaldson
- The Wedding: Part 1 (1991) ... Nedra Donaldson
 1990 The Flash (TV Series)
Belle Crocker
 1989 The Munsters Today (TV Series)
Ms. Jessica Bowton
- Eau de Munster (1989) ... Ms. Jessica Bowton
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Barbara Collins
- Black Widow (1988) ... Barbara Collins
 1986-1987 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Noreen Stickle / Radio Voice
- Ex Marks the Spot (1987) ... Noreen Stickle
- Ready or Not (1986) ... Radio Voice
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Faith Dewey
- Divine Couriers (1987) ... Faith Dewey
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Jean
- Isn't It Romantic? (1986) ... Jean
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Dee Pogue
 1985 Brass (TV Movie)
Claire Willis
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Cheryl Pomeroy
- Lost and Found (1985) ... Cheryl Pomeroy
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Helen Sanderson
- From the Heart (1985) ... Helen Sanderson
 1984 Glitter (TV Series)
Sister Abigail
- A Minor Miracle (1984) ... Sister Abigail
 1982 Insight (TV Series)
Joanna / Mandy
- So Little Time (1982) ... Joanna
- A Gun for Mandy (1982) ... Mandy
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Janet Weems
- Three on a Mismatch (1982) ... Janet Weems
 1982 Butterfly
Belle Morgan
 1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Molly
 1981 Deadly Blessing
Louisa Stohler
 1980 Tourist (TV Movie)
Terry Carrell
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Susan Stoddard
- Celebration/Captain Papa/Honeymoon Pressure (1980) ... Susan Stoddard
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series)
Linda Martin
- Part 6 (1977) ... Linda Martin
- Part 5 (1977) ... Linda Martin
- Part 4 (1977) ... Linda Martin
- Part 3 (1977) ... Linda Martin
- Part 2 (1977) ... Linda Martin
 1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Carolyn Blake
- Interlude (1977) ... Carolyn Blake
 1977 All That Glitters (TV Series)
Christina Stockwood
 1970-1976 Medical Center (TV Series)
Maj. Annie Malone / Katie Height / Dr. Annie Claymor / ...
- Major Annie, MD (1976) ... Maj. Annie Malone
- The Hostile Heart (1974) ... Katie Height
- Impasse (1973) ... Dr. Annie Claymor
- No Way Out (1972) ... Amy Todd
- Scream of Silence (1970) ... Marian Palmer
 1976 Echoes of a Summer
Ruth Striden
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Chelsea Merriman
- Sing a Song of Suspense (1975) ... Chelsea Merriman
 1975 Fear on Trial (TV Movie)
Nan Claybourne
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Gloria
- A Night of Terror (1975) ... Gloria
 1975 The Man in the Glass Booth
Miriam Rosen
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Ellen Blazeford
- Death on Deposit (1974) ... Ellen Blazeford
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Mary Anderson
- Child of Silence (1974) ... Mary Anderson
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
Karen
- Life Line (1974) ... Karen
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Jennifer Clifton
- Last Bride of Salem (1974) ... Jennifer Clifton
 1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Barbara Coleman
- What Do You Do When the Boss Says 'I Love You' (1973) ... Barbara Coleman
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Linda Dean
- The Shadow Man (1972) ... Linda Dean
 1972 The Honkers
Linda Lathrop
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Moira (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")
- I'll Never Leave You - Ever/There Aren't Any More MacBanes (1972) ... Moira (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")
 1972 Women in Chains (TV Movie)
Sandra Parker / Sally Porter
 1971 The Man and the City (TV Series)
Jennifer Wilson
- Jennifer (1971) ... Jennifer Wilson
 1971 Terror in the Sky (TV Movie)
Janet Turner
 1971 The Forgotten Man (TV Movie)
Anne Wilson
 1971 The Interns (TV Series)
Jeanne / Jenny
- Metamorphosis (1971) ... Jeanne / Jenny
 1970 Weekend of Terror (TV Movie)
Sister Ellen
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Eva Sanders
- Nude Scene (1970) ... Eva Sanders
 1970 Dirty Dingus Magee
Prudence Frost (schoolteacher)
 1968-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Laura Garver / Ruth Prochek
- All the Old Familiar Faces (1970) ... Laura Garver
- The Taker (1968) ... Ruth Prochek
 1966-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Elizabeth Colling / Catherine Fossburg
- The Innocents (1970) ... Elizabeth Colling
- Vendetta (1966) ... Catherine Fossburg
 1970 Pigeons
Mildred
 1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Laura
- And Those Unborn (1969) ... Laura
 1969 The Outsider (TV Series)
April Endby
- Periwinkle Blue (1969) ... April Endby
 1969 Any Second Now (TV Movie)
Nancy Dennison
 1968 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
 1968 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Sulie
- The Bait (1968) ... Sulie
 1965-1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Suzanne Mayo / Mary Justin
- The Wind of Outrage (1968) ... Suzanne Mayo
- Nobility of Kings (1965) ... Mary Justin
 1967-1968 Accidental Family (TV Series)
Sue Kramer
- Who's Been Sleeping in Daddy's Bed (1968) ... Sue Kramer
- Sandy Gets Tough (1967) ... Sue Kramer
- The Treasure of San Fernando Valley (1967) ... Sue Kramer
- The Lush Life (1967) ... Sue Kramer
- The Return of Mr. Ex (1967) ... Sue Kramer
 1967 Valley of Mystery (TV Movie)
Rita Brown
 1961-1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Amy Todd / Nina Sharkey
- The Returning (1967) ... Amy Todd
- Nina's Revenge (1961) ... Nina Sharkey
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Elizabeth Ann Clauson
- The Pursued: Part 2 (1966) ... Elizabeth Ann Clauson
- The Pursued: Part 1 (1966) ... Elizabeth Ann Clauson
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Marcia Stone / Susan Cartwright / Lucey Russell
- Death Is the Door Prize (1966) ... Marcia Stone
- In a Plain Paper Wrapper (1966) ... Susan Cartwright
- Man on a String (1964) ... Lucey Russell
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Susan Nesbit
- Show Me a Hero, I'll Show You a Bum (1965) ... Susan Nesbit
 1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Jean Corcoran
- Where Is There to Go, Billie, But Up? (1965) ... Jean Corcoran
 1964-1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Lisa Dowling RN / Hildy Pochek
- My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost (1965) ... Lisa Dowling RN
- Speak Not in Angry Whispers (1964) ... Hildy Pochek
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Ella Johnson / Molly Kane
- A Messenger to Everyone (1964) ... Ella Johnson
- The Guilt of Molly Kane (1963) ... Molly Kane
 1964 Mail Order Bride
Annie Boley
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Anne 'Annie Bonanny' Severson
- No Hiding Place (1963) ... Anne 'Annie Bonanny' Severson
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Ruth
- Oh, You Shouldn't Have Done It (1963) ... Ruth
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Dianne Castillejo
- The Dark Pool (1963) ... Dianne Castillejo
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Virginia Benson (1996-1998)
 1963 Come Fly with Me
Hilda 'Bergie' Bergstrom
 1961-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Diane / Jahala West / Susan
- Some of the People, Some of the Time (1961) ... Jahala West
- The Opponent (1961) ... Susan
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Jennifer Graham
- The Shadowed Affair (1962) ... Jennifer Graham
 1962 Period of Adjustment
Dorothea Bates
 1960-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Sara / Marie Marianni / Fran Burney / ...
- A Run for the Money (1962) ... Sara
- Show Me the Way to Go Home (1961) ... Marie Marianni
- To Dream Without Sleep (1961) ... Fran Burney
- Debt of Honor (1960) ... Merissa Mori
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Norma
- The Midnight Sun (1961) ... Norma
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
- Mr. Arcularis (1961)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mary / Abigail Sarclet
- Emmanuel (1960) ... Mary
- Duet for Two Hands (1960) ... Abigail Sarclet
 1960 Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Laura / Anne Catherick
- The Woman in White (1960) ... Laura / Anne Catherick
 1959 Captain David Grief (TV Series)
Rosita Molina
- The Gun Runners (1959) ... Rosita Molina
 1959 Summer of Decision (TV Movie)
Receptionist
 1959 True Story (TV Series)
Sue Richards
- Episode dated 12 September 1959 (1959) ... Sue Richards
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jan Livingston
- Seed of Guilt (1959) ... Jan Livingston
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
- One of Our Own (1959)
 1959 Meet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie)
Lucille Ballard
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Lois Bergen / Lois
- Ladies Man (1958) ... Lois Bergen
- Deadly Corridor (1958) ... Lois
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Beth / Sarah
- Presumption of Innocence (1958) ... Beth
- Now Will You Try for Murder? (1958) ... Sarah
 1955-1958 Camera Three (TV Series)
Emily Dickinson / Akulina
- The Rendezvous (1956) ... Akulina
- The Forty-Niners (1955)
 1958 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 A Face in the Crowd
Mr. Mason's Nurse (uncredited)
 1956 The Big Story (TV Series)
Jean
- Ex-Convict (1956) ... Jean
 1949-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Bertha Randall / Mona / Marian
- An Incident of Love (1956) ... Bertha Randall
- The Willow Cabin (1950) ... Mona
- Flowers from a Stranger (1949) ... Marian
 1954 The Brighter Day (TV Series)
Patsy Dennis (1954-1957)(original television cast)
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Ethel
- Murder Mountain (1953) ... Ethel
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Stage Play: Strangers. Written by Sherman Yellen. Scenic Design by David Jenkins. Directed by Arvin Brown. John Golden Theatre: 4 Mar 1979- 11 Mar 1979 (9 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Bruce Dern (as "Sinclair Hal Lewis"), Lois Nettleton (as "Dorothy Thompson") [final Broadway role], William Newman (as "German Guest/Waiter/Russian ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lydia Scott

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Semi-finalist at the 1948 Miss America Pageant See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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