Constance Towers (I)


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This elegant, lovely blonde singer/actress initially had designs on becoming an opera singer. Born in Montana on May 20, 1933, and christened Constance Mary Towers, she appeared on radio as a child singer. Her family moved to New York where she subsequently studied at the Julliard School of Music and the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts (AADA... See full bio »

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General Hospital Helena Cassadine
(1997-2019)
The Horse Soldiers Hannah Hunter
(1959)
A Perfect Murder Sandra Bradford
(1998)
(1963)

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 1997-2019 General Hospital (TV Series)
Helena Cassadine
- Episode #1.14399 (2019) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode #1.14397 (2019) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode #1.13819 (2017) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode #1.13553 (2016) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode #1.13540 (2016) ... Helena Cassadine
 2018 The Storyteller
Rosemary
 2016 11.22.63 (TV Mini-Series)
Old Sadie Dunhill
- The Day in Question (2016) ... Old Sadie Dunhill
 2015 Aghápe (Short)
Mature Leean
 2015 Playing House (TV Series)
Betty Gilbert
- Cashmere Burka (2015) ... Betty Gilbert
 2014 Men at Work (TV Series)
Mary
- Suburban Gibbs (2014) ... Mary
 2013 1600 Penn (TV Series)
Bunny Thoroughgood
- So You Don't Want to Dance (2013) ... Bunny Thoroughgood
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Caroline Kemp / Bellowes '09
- Libertyville (2009) ... Caroline Kemp / Bellowes '09
 2008 The Awakening of Spring
Mrs. Gable
 2007 The 4400 (TV Series)
Audrey Parker
- Audrey Parker's Come and Gone (2007) ... Audrey Parker
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Deb Mason
- Riding the Lightning (2006) ... Deb Mason
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Candice Whitman / Cromwell
- Syd in Wonderland (2000) ... Candice Whitman / Cromwell
 1998 Kelly Kelly (TV Series)
Kate
- The Kilt Show (1998) ... Kate
 1998 A Perfect Murder
Sandra Bradford
 1997 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
Julianna Deschanel
- Episode #1.111 (1997) ... Julianna Deschanel (uncredited)
- Episode #1.109 (1997) ... Julianna Deschanel (uncredited)
- Episode #1.108 (1997) ... Julianna Deschanel (uncredited)
- Episode #1.105 (1997) ... Julianna Deschanel (uncredited)
- Episode #1.104 (1997) ... Julianna Deschanel (uncredited)
 1997 The Relic
Mrs. Blaisedale
 1996 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Audrey North
- Episode #1.5839 (1996) ... Audrey North
- Episode #1.5835 (1996) ... Audrey North
 1995 Campus Cops (TV Series)
Mrs. Moore
- Be My Guest ... Mrs. Moore
 1995 High Society (TV Series)
Boatie
- Tomb with a View (1995) ... Boatie
 1995 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Barbara
- Caroline and the Folks (1995) ... Barbara
 1995 Thunder in Paradise 3 (Video)
Cavanna
 1995 Robin's Hoods (TV Series)
Josephine Robin
- Labors of Love (1995) ... Josephine Robin
 1994 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Karen Krane
- Ask the Dust (1994) ... Karen Krane
 1994 Thunder in Paradise (TV Series)
Cavanna
- Deadly Lessons: Part 2 (1994) ... Cavanna
- Deadly Lessons: Part 1 (1994) ... Cavanna
 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
Clarice Warner
- Slow Tango in South Seattle (1994) ... Clarice Warner
 1994 The Next Karate Kid
Louisa
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Taxco
- The Forsaken (1993) ... Taxco
 1992 The Sands of Time (TV Movie)
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Harriet Guilford
- Das Boat House (1992) ... Harriet Guilford
 1992 The Nutt House
Mrs. Henderson
 1992 2000 Malibu Road (TV Series)
Camilla Tremont
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Camilla Tremont
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Camilla Tremont
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Camilla Tremont
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Camilla Tremont
 1992 Baywatch (TV Series)
Maggie James
- Sea of Flames (1992) ... Maggie James
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Alice Windemere
- The Suspect (1991) ... Alice Windemere
 1991 Memories of Midnight (TV Mini-Series)
Sister Larissa
- Part II (1991) ... Sister Larissa
- Part I (1991) ... Sister Larissa
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Louise Pollard
- The Mistress (1990) ... Louise Pollard
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Teresa Chandler
- Blood Red (1989) ... Teresa Chandler
 1989 Christine Cromwell (TV Series)
Sassy Taggart
- Things That Go Bump in the Night (1989) ... Sassy Taggart
 1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Francine Leyland
- Ma Dalton (1989) ... Francine Leyland
 1988 The Loner (TV Movie)
Kate Shane
 1987-1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Charlotte Kelsey
- Full Marital Jacket (1988) ... Charlotte Kelsey
- Rohner vs. Gradinger (1987) ... Charlotte Kelsey
 1982-1987 Capitol (TV Series)
Clarissa McCandless
- Episode #1.1292 (1987) ... Clarissa McCandless
- Episode #1.1291 (1987) ... Clarissa McCandless
- Episode #1.1290 (1987) ... Clarissa McCandless
- Episode #1.1289 (1987) ... Clarissa McCandless
- Episode #1.1288 (1987) ... Clarissa McCandless
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Margaret Witworth
- Murder, She Spoke (1987) ... Margaret Witworth
 1986 On Wings of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Margot Perot
- Part II (1986) ... Margot Perot
- Part I (1986) ... Margot Perot
 1985 Sylvester
Muffy
 1985 Fast Forward
Jessie Granger
 1979-1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Maggie Dunphy / Shirley Forbush
- The Perfect Husband/Volcano (1981) ... Maggie Dunphy
- Hit Man/The Swimmer (1979) ... Shirley Forbush
 1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Sally
- The Big Cheese (1979) ... Sally
 1977 Lanigan's Rabbi (TV Series)
Vinnie Barcas
- In Hot Weather, the Crime Rate Soars (1977) ... Vinnie Barcas
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Mrs. Thorncrest
- Death's Name Is Sam (1975) ... Mrs. Thorncrest
 1974 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
Joan Baldwin
- Once in Her Life (1974) ... Joan Baldwin
 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series)
Marian Hiller (1971-1972)
 1961-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Leona Devore / Joanne Pennington / Natalie Graham / ...
- The Case of the Laughing Lady (1965) ... Leona Devore
- The Case of the Tragic Trophy (1964) ... Joanne Pennington
- The Case of the Ugly Duckling (1964) ... Natalie Graham
- The Case of the Prankish Professor (1963) ... Esther Metcalfe
- The Case of the Missing Melody (1961) ... Jonny Baker
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Louise Menke
- Exit from a Plane in Flight (1965) ... Louise Menke
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Laura James
- The Duplicate Man (1964) ... Laura James
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Peg Burke
 1964 The Naked Kiss
Kelly
 1963 Shock Corridor
Cathy
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Beth Woodfield
- Knight of the Sun (1961) ... Beth Woodfield
 1960 The Renegade (TV Movie)
Felicia Post
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Laura Knight
- Sink or Swim (1960) ... Laura Knight
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge
Mary Beecher
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Hannah Hunter
 1957-1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Patricia Plumber
- Bob's Forgotten Fiancée (1958) ... Patricia Plumber (as Connie Towers)
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Jean Barr
- Overdose of Lead (1958) ... Jean Barr (as Connie Towers)
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Doris Woodley
- Beef ala Murder (1957) ... Doris Woodley
 1956 Over-Exposed
Shirley Thomas (as Shirley Thomas)
 1955 Bring Your Smile Along
Nancy Willows
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Martha
- Seeing-Eye Surgeon (1952) ... Martha
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Other Works:

"Show Boat" at Lincoln Center on Broadway as Julie. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Shirley Thomas | Connie Towers

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Designing Women (1986) is one of my all time favorite roles. What a fantastic group of ladies to work with and the producers and writers were fabulous. They wrote the last scene when my character revealed her private life about two hours before the audience arrived. The resolution was so funny and such fun to do. Even the guard at Warners [Warner Bros. Studios] was laughing when I drove out after... See more »

Trivia:

Married to actor John Gavin, who was at one time President of the Screen Actors Guild and also U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. The couple had two daughters, Christina Gavin and Maria Gavin. See more »

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Taurus

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