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Gretchen Wyler (1932–2007)


Lovely, sparkling blonde musical actress and dancer Gretchen Wyler was born Gretchen Weinecke in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the daughter of Louis Gustave Weinecke, a gasoline engineer, and Peggy (nee Highley) Weinecke, on February 15, 1932. She graduated from her home town high school and went on to study dance with June Runyon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Devil's Brigade
The Devil's Brigade The Lady of Joy
(1968)
Private Benjamin
Private Benjamin Aunt Kissy
(1980)
Dallas
Dallas Dr. Dagmara Conrad
(1981-1982)
Remington Steele
Remington Steele Judy Fishbane
(1985)

Filmography

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 2001-2002 State of Grace (TV Series)
Kiki / Waitress
- The Name Game (2002) ... Kiki
- Time in a Bottle (2001) ... Waitress
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Mom
- The Surprise (2000) ... Mom
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Angie
- The Apartment (2000) ... Angie
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Costume Shop Saleslady
- Spoil the Child (2000) ... Costume Shop Saleslady
 1999 Stark Raving Mad (TV Series)
Ms. Bickford
- Christmas Cheerleader (1999) ... Ms. Bickford
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Mrs. Burkart
- The One with the Dirty Girl (1997) ... Mrs. Burkart
 1996 Once You Meet a Stranger (TV Movie)
Mrs. Anthony
 1994 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV Series)
Claire
- Nothing on Delilah (1994) ... Claire
 1994 Love & War (TV Series)
Margot
- Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime? (1994) ... Margot
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series)
Ivy
- Mamed (1992) ... Ivy
 1991 The Marrying Man
Gwen
 1991 Palace Guard (TV Series)
- Memories (1991)
 1990 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Jenny
- Starlight Memories (1990) ... Jenny
 1990 Babes (TV Series)
Mrs. McNair
- No Regrets (1990) ... Mrs. McNair
 1990 Valerie (TV Series)
Grandma Hogan
- Snowbound (1990) ... Grandma Hogan
 1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Mme. Brandenberg
- The Ten Percent Solution (1989) ... Mme. Brandenberg
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Libby Carnes
- Life with Father (1988) ... Libby Carnes
- Liars Anonymous (1988) ... Libby Carnes
 1988 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set (TV Movie)
Nedda Nolan
 1988 Probe (TV Series)
Angela Little
 1987 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Judge Larson
- Episode #1.828 (1987) ... Judge Larson
- Episode #1.825 (1987) ... Judge Larson
- Episode #1.824 (1987) ... Judge Larson
- Episode #1.821 (1987) ... Judge Larson
- Episode #1.820 (1987) ... Judge Larson
 1987 The Last Fling (TV Movie)
Mrs. Franklin
 1985 Mary (TV Series)
 1985 Punky Brewster (TV Series)
Jersey Janet
- Tap Your Troubles Away (1985) ... Jersey Janet
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Judy Fishbane
- Steele Trying (1985) ... Judy Fishbane
 1984 Brothers (TV Series)
Ruth
- Standards and Practices (1984) ... Ruth
 1984 Benson (TV Series)
Jessie Shaw
- The Inheritance (1984) ... Jessie Shaw
 1983-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Joanne Jesmer
- Equinox (1984) ... Joanne Jesmer
- After Dark (1984) ... Joanne Jesmer
- A Wing and a Prayer (1983) ... Joanne Jesmer
 1983 For Members Only (TV Movie)
Alicia McKnight
 1983 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Aunt Blanche
- The Custody Suit (1983) ... Aunt Blanche
 1982 The New Odd Couple (TV Series)
- The Cordon Blues (1982)
 1982 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mrs. Emily Tarbell
- The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982) ... Mrs. Emily Tarbell
 1981-1982 Dallas (TV Series)
Dr. Dagmara Conrad
- Head of the Family (1982) ... Dr. Dagmara Conrad
- Waterloo at Southfork (1981) ... Dr. Dagmara Conrad
- Starting Over (1981) ... Dr. Dagmara Conrad
- Five Dollars a Barrel (1981) ... Dr. Dagmara Conrad
- The Split (1981) ... Dr. Dagmara Conrad
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Marlene
- Murder Up Their Sleeve (1981) ... Marlene
 1981 It's a Living (TV Series)
Peg Foley
- The Wedding (1981) ... Peg Foley
 1981 Mr. Merlin (TV Series)
Lillian Millman
- Starsand (1981) ... Lillian Millman
 1981 When the Circus Came to Town (TV Movie)
Olivia Probaska
 1980 Portrait of an Escort (TV Movie)
Emily Amend
 1980 Private Benjamin
Aunt Kissy
 1980 Ghost of a Chance (TV Short)
Frances
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Claire Rossmore
- Haunted Angels (1978) ... Claire Rossmore
 1977-1978 On Our Own (TV Series)
Toni McBain
- Meet Mr. Meat (1978) ... Toni McBain
- A Rose Is a Rose... (1978) ... Toni McBain
- That's Entertainment III (1978) ... Toni McBain
- Add Two Children and Stir: Part 2 (1978) ... Toni McBain
- Add Two Children and Stir: Part 1 (1978) ... Toni McBain
 1978 Watch Your Mouth (TV Series)
- Mary and Melvin (1978)
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Doris Hiller (1973-1974)
 1968 The Devil's Brigade
The Lady of Joy
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Ruth
- The S.S. American Dream (1963) ... Ruth
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Linda Morton
- A Sudden Stillness (1960) ... Linda Morton
 1957-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Dinah / Beulah
- Bilko's Honeymoon (1958) ... Dinah
- Bilko's Merry Widow (1957) ... Beulah
 1956 The NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1956)
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
- The Grand Almost (1955)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Cynthia Wellman (1981)
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Personal Details

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She performed in the gala, "Starry, Starry Night," in American Conservatory Theatre production in San Francisco, California for the silver 25th anniversary gala with Rene Auberjonois, Annette Bening, Kathryn Crosby, George Deloy, Peter Donat, Gina Farrell, Andrea Marcovicci, Ruth Kobart, Deborah May, Jeff McCarthy, Sydney ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

I endeavor to live a cruelty-free lifestyle.

Trivia:

In 1971, she joined a coalition in New York City that was created to lobby for reforms within the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). One year later, she was invited to sit on the ASPCA's Board of Directors, the first woman to serve on the board in the organization's 106-year history. In 1975, however, Wyler filed a lawsuit against her fellow board members, charging ... See more »

Nickname:

Auntie Gretchie

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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