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Wallace Earl Laven (1926–2012)

Wallace Earl Laven was born on June 27, 1926 in Miami, Florida, USA as Wallace Earl Sparks. She was an actress, known for Planet of the Apes (1974), The Monster That Challenged the World (1957) and Police Woman (1974). She was married to Arnold Laven. She died on February 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Planet of the Apes Mary Miller
Police Woman Marsha's Apt. Mgr. / Nurse
Clambake Ellie


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 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Reporter Jenkins
- Mr. Hardcastle Goes to Washington (1984) ... Reporter Jenkins (as Amanda Harley)
 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- Live at Eleven (1983) ... Gladine (as Amanda Harley)
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mrs. Malkin
- Zen and the Art of Law Enforcement (1982) ... Mrs. Malkin (as Amanda Harley)
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
- The Sixteen Byte Data Chip and the Brown-eyed Fox (1980) ... Robin (as Amanda Harley)
 1979 Malibu High
Mrs. Bentley (as Phyllis Benson)
 1979 Time Express (TV Series)
Virginia Fraser
- Garbage Man/Doctor's Wife (1979) ... Virginia Fraser (as Wallace Earl)
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
- Black Mirror (1978) ... Myra (as Wallace Earl)
 1974-1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Marsha's Apt. Mgr. / Nurse
- Bondage (1977) ... Marsha's Apt. Mgr. (as Amanda Harley)
- Warning: All Wives (1974) ... Nurse (as Wallace Earl)
 1976/I Lifeguard
Woman on Beach (as Wallace Earl)
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- The Winning Smile (1975) ... Nurse (as Wallace Earl)
 1975 Shazam! (TV Series)
Mrs. Clausen
- Debbie (1975) ... Mrs. Clausen (as Wallace Earl)
 1972-1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Dorothy / Harriet Griswold
- Game Plan (1974) ... Dorothy (as Wallace Earl)
- See No Evil (1972) ... Harriet Griswold (as Wallace Earl)
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series)
Mary Miller
- The Trap (1974) ... Mary Miller (as Wallace Earl)
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Reporter #2
- The Illusion of Black Gold (1974) ... Reporter #2 (as Wallace Earl)
 1972-1973 Ironside (TV Series)
First Woman / Landlady
- Love Me in December (1973) ... First Woman (uncredited)
- And Then There Was One (1972) ... Landlady (as Wallace Earl)
 1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Shadler (1973) ... Farina (as Wallace Earl)
 1971-1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Anne / Nurse
- Please Don't Send Flowers (1972) ... Anne (as Wallace Earl)
- A Portrait of Debbie (1971) ... Nurse (as Amanda Harley)
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
- The Glass Cage (1971) ... Carol (as Wallace Earl)
 1969 Sam Whiskey
Mrs. Perkins (as Amanda Harley)
 1966-1969 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Mrs. Owens / Saleslady / Mrs. Merar
- The Royal Road (1969) ... Mrs. Owens (as Amanda Harley)
- Journey Into Violence (1967) ... Saleslady (as Amanda Harley)
- A Day of Terror (1966) ... Mrs. Merar (as Amanda Harley)
 1967 Clambake
Ellie (as Amanda Harley)
 1967 Rough Night in Jericho
Mrs. Ryan (uncredited)
 1964 Looking for Love
McBride's Secretary (uncredited)
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Nurse Hollis
- Speak Not in Angry Whispers (1964) ... Nurse Hollis (as Amanda Ames)
 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Betty Komack
- A Little Anger Is a Good Thing (1964) ... Betty Komack (as Amanda Ames)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Lorraine Barton
- Some Weeks Are All Mondays (1963) ... Lorraine Barton (as Amanda Ames)
 1963 The Nutty Professor
Bored Girl (uncredited)
 1959-1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Myrtle / Ruth / Mrs. Lovering / ...
- The Executioner (1962) ... Ruth (as Amanda Ames)
- Short Rope for a Tall Man (1961) ... Mrs. Lovering (uncredited)
- The Silent Knife (1960) ... Myrtle (as Amanda Ames)
- The Hangman (1960) ... Myrtle (as Amanda Ames)
- The Retired Gun (1959) ... Clair Wheatley Carney (as Eileen Harley)
 1962 Geronimo
Mrs. Burns (as Amanda Ames)
 1960-1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Mala / Jane / Clare
- The Queen of Craven Point (1961) ... Mala (as Amanda Ames)
- Bad Apple (1961) ... Jane (as Amanda Ames)
- Twelve Hours to Live (1960) ... Clare (as Eileen Harley)
 1960 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Joan Standish
- Just a Housewife (1960) ... Joan Standish (as Eileen Harley)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Jameson
- Slightly Married (1960) ... Mrs. Jameson (as Eileen Harley)
 1958 Anna Lucasta
Secretary (as Eileen Harley)
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Heroes Never Grow Up (1958) ... (as Eileen Harley)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Softest Music (1957) ... Carol (as Eileen Harley)
 1957 The Monster That Challenged the World
Sally (as Eileen Harley)
 1956 The Rack
Secretary (uncredited)
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Decoy (1956) ... Secretary (as Eileen Harley)
 1953 Vice Squad
Mortuary Receptionist (uncredited)
 1953 I Love Melvin
Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Slave (uncredited)
 1947 Variety Girl
Girl with Sheepdog (uncredited)
 1947 Sweet and Low (Short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 1946 Blue Skies
Dancer (uncredited)
 1946 College Queen (Short)
Hilda Dean (as Wallace Earl)
 1945 The Affairs of Susan
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Amanda Ames | Phyllis Benson | Wallace Earl | Amanda Harley | Eileen Harley


Arnold Laven  (his death)  (2 children)

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