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Nedra Volz (1908–2003)


An apple dumpling of a darling, character actress Nedra Volz had one of those slightly vacant, twinkly-eyed faces absolutely designed for light sitcoms and commercial work. Although she didn't come into her own until past retirement age, she enjoyed a solid two-decade ride delightfully amusing audiences all over. The diminutive Iowa native was born... See full bio »

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(age 94) in Mesa, Arizona, USA

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 1996 The Great White Hype
Old Lady
 1993-1994 Step by Step (TV Series)
Mrs. Slezak / Shirley
- Birth of a Salesman (1994) ... Mrs. Slezak
- If I Were a Rich Man (1993) ... Shirley
 1994 The Silence of the Hams
Ranger's Wife
 1994 Dickwad (Short)
Old Lady
 1993 Coach (TV Series)
Gertrude
- Christmas of the Van Damned (1993) ... Gertrude
 1993 Betrayal of the Dove
Very Old Woman
 1992 The Commish (TV Series)
Mrs. Zimmerman
- Sex, Lies and Kerosene (1992) ... Mrs. Zimmerman
 1990-1991 Babes (TV Series)
Mrs. Florence Newman
- The House of Gilbert (1991) ... Mrs. Florence Newman
- Mom (1991) ... Mrs. Florence Newman
- Hello, Dolly (1991) ... Mrs. Florence Newman
- Most Likely to Succeed (1991) ... Mrs. Florence Newman
- Rent Strike (1990) ... Mrs. Florence Newman
 1990 Dear John (TV Series)
Dotty
- Honolulu Baby (1990) ... Dotty
 1989 TV 101 (TV Series)
Mother Steadman
- Keegan's Past (1989) ... Mother Steadman
 1989 Webster (TV Series)
Ida
- A-Camping We Will Go (1989) ... Ida
 1988 Designing Women (TV Series)
Mother
- Hard Hats and Lovers (1988) ... Mother
 1987-1988 ALF (TV Series)
Cat Woman
- Tonight, Tonight: Part 2 (1988) ... Cat Woman (credit only)
- Some Enchanted Evening (1987) ... Cat Woman
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Hooky (1988) ... Old Lady
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Lana
 1988 It's a Living (TV Series)
Mrs. Thompson
- Tune In, Tune Out (1988) ... Mrs. Thompson
 1988 Mortuary Academy
Helen
 1988 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Ethel
- Forgive Me, Tony (1986) ... Ethel
 1986 Night Court (TV Series)
LIttle Old Lady
- Contempt of Courting (1986) ... LIttle Old Lady
 1984-1986 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Maid
- The Apartment (1986)
- Earthquake (1985)
- The Big Apple: Part 2 (1984) ... Maid
 1985-1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Pearl Sperling / Pearl
- War on Wheels (1986) ... Pearl Sperling
- Seavers: Dead or Alive (1985) ... Pearl
- Dead Ringer (1985) ... Pearl Sperling
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Babbette
- Mission of Peace (1986) ... Babbette
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Glynis Mendelson
- The Pharoah's Engineer (1986) ... Glynis Mendelson
 1985 Moving Violations
Mrs. Loretta Houk
 1985 Lust in the Dust
Big Ed
 1984 For Love or Money (TV Movie)
Hypatia
 1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Dancing Partner
 1984 Last of the Great Survivors (TV Movie)
Gladys
 1976-1982 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Emily / Woman #2 / Mrs. Peabody
- Orville and Emily (1982) ... Emily
- Happy New Year II (1979) ... Emily
- Between Mother and Daughter (1979) ... Woman #2
- Happy New Year (1976) ... Mrs. Peabody
 1982 National Lampoon's Movie Madness
Old Lady - 'Growing Yourself'
 1981 Pals (TV Short)
Emily Baines
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Mrs. Bittersweet
- Hart-Shaped Murder (1981) ... Mrs. Bittersweet
 1980 Condominium (TV Movie)
Mrs. Conlaw
 1978-1980 Alice (TV Series)
Gambler / Esther
- Too Many Robert Goulets (1980) ... Gambler
- Hello Vegas, Goodbye Diner (1980) ... Gambler
- Don't Lock Now (1978) ... Esther
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
Mrs. Felcher
 1980 The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series)
Mother Clyde
- Susan's Big Break (1980) ... Mother Clyde
 1980 Little Miss Marker
Mrs. Clancy
 1977-1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Gladys / Old Lady
- T.K.O. (1980) ... Gladys
- Accomplice to Murder (1977) ... Old Lady (uncredited)
 1978-1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Mrs. Yaterman
- The Courage to Be (1980) ... Mrs. Yaterman
 1979 10
Mrs. Kissell
 1979 Hanging In (TV Series)
Pinky Nolan
- Sleep with the Fishes (1979) ... Pinky Nolan
- Lou's Little Problem (1979) ... Pinky Nolan
- Old Girlfriend (1979) ... Pinky Nolan
- New Man on Campus (1979) ... Pinky Nolan
 1979 Angie (TV Series)
Hostess
- Joyce's Job (1979) ... Hostess
 1979 Mr. Dugan (TV Series)
Pinky Nolan
 1978 Carter Country (TV Series)
Mrs. Forsythe
- Poor Butterfly (1978) ... Mrs. Forsythe
 1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Mrs. Burstyn
- Pilot: Part 2 (1978) ... Mrs. Burstyn
 1978 Maude (TV Series)
Pinky Nolan
- Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978) ... Pinky Nolan
 1978 All in the Family (TV Series)
Aunt Iola
- Aunt Iola's Visit (1978) ... Aunt Iola
 1978 Apple Pie (TV Series)
Mrs. Cassidy
- Tornado (1978) ... Mrs. Cassidy
 1977 Mule Feathers
Clamity Jane
 1977 A Year at the Top (TV Series)
Grandma Belle Durbin
- The Sun Also Rises (1977) ... Grandma Belle Durbin
- Love Story (1977) ... Grandma Belle Durbin
- Identity Crisis (1977) ... Grandma Belle Durbin
- The Handshake (1977) ... Grandma Belle Durbin
- The Big Deal (1977) ... Grandma Belle Durbin
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Barbara Forman
- Episode #1.30 (1977) ... Barbara Forman
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Barbie / Mrs. DeFarge
- Episode #2.175 (1977) ... Barbie (credit only)
- Episode #2.174 (1977) ... Barbie (uncredited)
- Episode #2.140 (1977) ... Barbie (credit only)
- Episode #2.136 (1977) ... Barbie (uncredited)
- Episode #2.115 (1977) ... Barbie (credit only)
 1977 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series)
Mildred Piersen
- Case: Democracy vs. Tyranny (1977) ... Mildred Piersen
 1976 Rhoda (TV Series)
Elderly Woman
- Meet the Levys (1976) ... Elderly Woman
 1975 Good Times (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Florida's Protest (1975) ... Old Lady
 1975 They Only Come Out at Night (TV Movie)
Elderly woman
 1973 Your Three Minutes Are Up
Free Press Lady
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She sang with a band as a young woman but stayed out of performing until about the 1950s when she did community theater. See more »

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she always made me smile... jodeelynn7
Isn't she the beef lady? kdgiv
i loved her on dukes of hazzard christi_00
The bio posted here is incorrect jen_yoder
Met her in East Troy, WI, in about 1981 underserving1
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