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Joan Prather

Slim, lovely and beguiling brunette Joan Prather was born on October 17, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. She was a varsity cheerleader at Highland Park High School in her native Dallas and first began acting in grade-school stage productions. Moreover, she was a regular on the teen dance show "Somethin' Else" during her high school years. She graduated ... See full bio »
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The Devil's Rain
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 1989 An Eight Is Enough Wedding (TV Movie)
 1987 Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (TV Movie)
 1987 LBJ: The Early Years (TV Movie)
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Robin Sloan
- Broken Promises (1985) ... Robin Sloan
 1985 Sins of the Father (TV Movie)
 1984 His Mistress (TV Movie)
 1979-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Melanie Jones / Lauren Fandell / Delia Latham / ...
- Edward/The Extraordinary Miss Jones (1983) ... Melanie Jones
- Night in the Harem/Druids (1981) ... Lauren Fandell
- Also Rans/Portrait of Solange (1981) ... Delia Latham
- The Victim/The Mermaid (1979) ... Julie Brett
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Felicia Chadway
- Concours d'Elegance (1981) ... Felicia Chadway
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
 1979-1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Janet McArthur Bradford / Janet McArthur / Janet
- Jeremy (1980) ... Janet McArthur Bradford
- Finally Grad Night (1980) ... Janet
- The Return of Joe Simons (1980) ... Janet
- Arrivals (1979) ... Janet McArthur Bradford
- Separate Ways (1979) ... Janet McArthur Bradford
 1978 The Deerslayer (TV Movie)
Judith Hutter
 1978 Rabbit Test
Segoynia Savaka
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
 1976-1977 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Glory Dalessio
- Re: Aftermath of a Tragedy (1977) ... Glory Dalessio
- Re: Passionate Journey (1977) ... Glory Dalessio
- Re: The Rules of Seduction (1977) ... Glory Dalessio
- Re: The Woman Inside (1977) ... Glory Dalessio
- Re: Kin Less Than Kind (1977) ... Glory Dalessio
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie)
 1975 Smile
Robin - Young American Miss
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Julie Preston
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Connie Tracy
- One to One (1975) ... Connie Tracy
 1975 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Open House (1975) ... Ruth
 1973-1975 Insight (TV Series)
Tina Forrest / Jean
- Hunger Knows My Name (1975) ... Tina Forrest
- Celebration in Fresh Powder (1973) ... Jean
 1974 Big Bad Mama
Jane Kingston
 1974 The Single Girls
 1973 Chase (TV Series)
- Six for Five (1973) ... Diane
 1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- A Visit from Lena Horne (1973) ... Tour Guide
 1972 The Thing with Two Heads
Nurse (uncredited)
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During her high school years, she was a regular on a teen T.V. show, "Somethin' Else", which was telecast on the local ABC affiliate station in Dallas, WFAA-TV. See more »

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