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Melinda Cordell (1941–2015)

Melinda Cordell was born on February 26, 1941 in Shelby, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Lou Grant (1977), Bloody Birthday (1981) and Quantum Leap (1989). She was married to Nicholas Pryor. She died on April 7, 2015 in Fresno, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 74) in Fresno, California, USA

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Known For

Lou Grant
Lou Grant Helen Mitchell
Bloody Birthday
Bloody Birthday Mrs. Brody
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap Winnie
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Lucy Wilson (1973)


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 1990-1994 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Madame Chauvin / Dorothy Stevens
- Episode #1.5279 (1994) ... Dorothy Stevens
- Episode #1.5249 (1993) ... Dorothy Stevens (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5248 (1993) ... Dorothy Stevens (credit only)
- Episode #1.5050 (1993) ... Madame Chauvin (credit only)
- Episode #1.5047 (1993) ... Madame Chauvin
 1992/I Illusions (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sanderson
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- Private Dancer - October 6, 1979 (1991) ... Winnie
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Gloria Matthews
- 15 and Getting Straight (1989) ... Gloria Matthews
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series)
Abigail Pillsbury
- Man of the Year (1987) ... Abigail Pillsbury
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Mrs. Morton
- Young Dr. Weinstein (1986) ... Mrs. Morton
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
Alice Dadier
- The Defector (1984) ... Alice Dadier
 1981 Bloody Birthday
Mrs. Brody
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Ms. Hansen
- Georgia on My Mind (1980) ... Ms. Hansen
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Helen Mitchell
- Kids (1979) ... Helen Mitchell
 1979 Hard Knocks
 1979 Transplant (TV Movie)
 1979 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Gwen Whittaker
- The Odyssey (1979) ... Gwen Whittaker
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Woman #1
- The Competition (1979) ... Woman #1
 1965 The Nurses (TV Series)
Gail Lucas, R.N.
 1963 Greenwich Village Story
Genie (as Melinda Plank)
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Natalie Dearborn (1983)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Lucy Wilson (1973)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Patti Barron Tate Whiting #8 (1967-1969)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Star Spangled Girl. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Stage Manager: Wisner Washam. Directed by George Axelrod. Plymouth Theatre: 21 Dec 1966- 5 Aug 1967 (261 performances). Cast: Richard Benjamin (as "Norman Cornell"), Anthony Perkins (as "Andy Hobart"), Connie Stevens (... See more »

Alternate Names:

Melinda Plank

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She and her ex-husband Nicholas Pryor worked together on the soap The Nurses (1965).

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