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Thelma Pelish (1926–1983)

Thelma Pelish was born on December 24, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Pajama Game (1957), Every Which Way But Loose (1978) and The Silent Scream (1979). She was married to Bertram J. Milner. She died on March 6, 1983 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Pajama Game
Every Which Way But Loose
The Silent Scream
The Silent Scream Housing Lady
You Light Up My Life


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 1987 Flicks
Woman in Bar (segment "Philip Alien")
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- Patterns (1981) ... Gladys
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- Sugar and Spice (1981) ... Maureen
 1979 The Silent Scream
Housing Lady
 1979 Racquet
Italian Mother
 1978 Every Which Way But Loose
Lady Customer
 1978 Skateboard
Woman in Motel
 1977 Flush
Herman's Wife
 1977 Herowork
Mama Famino
 1977 You Light Up My Life
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
- The Executioner (1976) ... Waitress
 1975 White House Madness
Poo-Poo's Mistress
 1974 Dirty Sally (TV Series)
- The Hanging of Cyrus Pike (1974) ... Mabel
 1974 Shaft (TV Series)
- The Capricorn Murders (1974) ... Carol
 1972-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Elsie (segment "Love and the Awkward Age") / Mother (segment "Love and the First Kiss")
- Love and the Awkward Age/Love and the Generation Gasp/Love and the Spendthrift (1973) ... Elsie (segment "Love and the Awkward Age")
- Love and the First Kiss/Love and the Impressionist/Love and the Super Lover (1972) ... Mother (segment "Love and the First Kiss")
 1972 Search (TV Series)
- The Gold Machine (1972) ... Taffy
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Mrs. Feigelbaum
 1971 Arnie (TV Series)
- The Gift of the Majors (1971) ... Zelda
 1971 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
- Fat Farm (1971) ... Lady
 1967 Valley of the Dolls
Rehearsal Hall Receptionist (uncredited)
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Olive - Bertha's Friend
- Toody's Paradise (1962) ... Olive - Bertha's Friend (uncredited)
 1959 Naked City (TV Series)
Mrs. Pike
- Ten Cent Dreams (1959) ... Mrs. Pike
 1957 The Pajama Game
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Really the Blues (1953) ... Singer
- Pierce 3098 (1953)
 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Poor Soul's Girlfriend
- Anniversary Gift (1953) ... Poor Soul's Girlfriend (uncredited)
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