Melody Patterson (1949–2015)

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Melody Patterson was born on April 16, 1949 in Inglewood, California. She started performing at the age of four, appearing in "Mrs. McThing" at the Downey Community Theatre in Downey, California. She attended the Hollywood Professional School and later studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. The television series F Troop... See full bio »

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F Troop Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
Blood and Lace Ellie Masters
The Angry Breed April Banner


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 1989 The Immortalizer (Video)
Nurse Blaine
 1969-1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Kathy / Sherry / Missy
- Bomb, Bomb, Who's Got the Bomb? (1974) ... Kathy
- Nightmare in Blue (1974) ... Sherry
- The Devil and Mr. Frog (1969) ... Missy
 1973 The Harrad Experiment
Jeannie (uncredited)
 1971 Blood and Lace
Ellie Masters
 1969 The Cycle Savages
 1968 Green Acres (TV Series)
Lorelei Appleby
- Eb's Romance (1968) ... Lorelei Appleby
 1968 Adam-12 (TV Series)
- Log 141: The Color TV Bandit (1968) ... Valerie
 1968 The Angry Breed
April Banner
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Ella Mae
- Hillbilly Honeymoon (1967) ... Ella Mae
 1965-1967 F Troop (TV Series)
Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
- Is This Fort Really Necessary? (1967) ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
- Our Brave in F Troop (1967) ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
- The Majority of Wilton (1967) ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
- Carpetbagging, Anyone? (1967) ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
- Marriage, Fort Courage Style (1967) ... Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift
 1965 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
Eleanor Martinson
- You Can Fight City Hall (1965) ... Eleanor Martinson
 1963 Bye Bye Birdie
Teenager (uncredited)
 1960-1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series)
Teenager winking at Melvin / Teenager with Pink Dress / Teenage Girl
- When a Body Meets a Body (1961) ... Teenager winking at Melvin
- Sidney's Scoop (1961) ... Teenager with Pink Dress
- The Three Sisters (1960) ... Teenage Girl
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She was continuing her education to acquire her teaching credentials as her goal was to instruct high school drama, and English. Melody was a published writer with her column "Wrapping with Wrangler" for "Wildest Westerns Magazine", and was creating an outline and gathering data to write a book. See more »


Her mature appearance when she was in her teens. See more »

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