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Jill Townsend was an Anglo-American actress active during the 1960s and '70s who became a journalist after she quit acting in 1979, became a teacher and is now a spiritual healer. She was born in Santa Monica, California on January 25, 1945, the daughter of business executive and author Robert Townsend, who was hired out of American Express to ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
(1976)
Sitting Target
Sitting Target Maureen
(1972)
Poldark
Poldark Elizabeth Warleggan / Elizabeth Poldark / Elizabeth Chynoweth
(1975-1977)
The Wild Wild West
The Wild Wild West Sylvia Nolan
(1969)

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 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Ship of Spies (1985)
 1980 The Awakening
Anne Corbeck
 1975-1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Elizabeth Warleggan / Elizabeth Poldark / Elizabeth Chynoweth
- Episode #2.13 (1977) ... Elizabeth Warleggan
- Episode #2.12 (1977) ... Elizabeth Warleggan
- Episode #2.11 (1977) ... Elizabeth Warleggan
- Episode #2.10 (1977) ... Elizabeth Warleggan
- Episode #2.9 (1977) ... Elizabeth Warleggan
 1977 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Sahala
- Dorzak (1977) ... Sahala
 1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Mrs. Holmes
 1975 Alfie Darling
Abby Summers
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Jenny Peters
- Ringer (1975) ... Jenny Peters
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Monica Davies
- Wam: Part 2 (1973) ... Monica Davies
- Wam: Part 1 (1973) ... Monica Davies
 1972 The Golden Bowl (TV Mini-Series)
Maggie Verver
- End Game (1972) ... Maggie Verver
- Maggie (1972) ... Maggie Verver
- Fanny (1972) ... Maggie Verver
- Charlotte (1972) ... Maggie Verver
- Mr. Verver (1972) ... Maggie Verver
 1972 Sitting Target
Maureen
 1970 Family Affair (TV Series)
Anne Williams
- Angel in the Family (1970) ... Anne Williams
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Betty
- Eden Is the Place We Leave (1970) ... Betty
 1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Roseanna
- Black Jade (1969) ... Roseanna
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Jackie Buchanan
- The Perfect Image (1969) ... Jackie Buchanan
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Abigail Hought
- Another Windmill to Go (1969) ... Abigail Hought
 1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Sylvia Nolan
- The Night of the Sabatini Death (1969) ... Sylvia Nolan
 1967-1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Dulcey / Dulcey Coopersmith
- The Greeners (1968) ... Dulcey
- Without Honor (1968) ... Dulcey
- Big Jessie (1968) ... Dulcey
- The Sound of a Drum (1968) ... Dulcey
- Knife in the Darkness (1968) ... Dulcey Coopersmith
 1967 The Spirit Is Willing
Jenny / Priscilla / Carol
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Sherilee
- The Drublegratz Affair (1967) ... Sherilee
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Belinda
- The Living End of Sisterbaby (1966) ... Belinda
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I've taught him [then-husband Nicol Williamson] not to tackle every day like it's a title fight. See more »

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Daughter of Robert C. Townsend, one-time president and chairman of Avis Rent-a-Car and author of "Up the Organization," a New York Times #1 non-fiction best-seller. See more »

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