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Ann Wedgeworth (1934–2017)

Ann Wedgeworth was born January 21, 1934 in Abilene, Texas to Cortus and Elizabeth Wedgeworth, she graduated from from Highland Park High School in University Park, and later graduated from the University of Texas in 1957. After graduation, Ann moved to New York City and auditioned several times before she was admitted to The Actors Studio. Her ... See full bio »

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 2006 The Hawk Is Dying
Ma Gattling
 1999 The Hunter's Moon (Video)
 1996 The Whole Wide World
Mrs. Howard
 1995 Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (TV Movie)
Mary Howell
 1994 A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. O'Flaherty
 1994 Love and a .45
Thaylene Cheatham
 1990-1994 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Merleen Elldridge
- I Left My Ring in Evening Shade (1994) ... Merleen Elldridge
- The Odder Couple (1994) ... Merleen Elldridge
- Mama Knows Best (1994) ... Merleen Elldridge (credit only)
- Wood Climbs to New Heights (1994) ... Merleen Elldridge
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wood? (1994) ... Merleen Elldridge
 1993 Harlan & Merleen (TV Movie)
Merleen Elldridge
 1993 Cooperstown (TV Movie)
Lila Kunznick
 1991 Hard Promises
Chris's Mom
 1990 Green Card
Party Guest
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Audrey Conner
- We Gather Together (1989) ... Audrey Conner
 1989 Steel Magnolias
Aunt Fern
 1989 Miss Firecracker
Miss Blue
 1988 Far North
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Irene Baylor
- Suspicion of Innocence (1987) ... Irene Baylor
 1987 Made in Heaven
Annette Shea
 1987 A Tiger's Tale
 1987 A Stranger Waits (TV Movie)
Susan Berger
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Clerk (segment "The After Hours")
- The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door (1986) ... Clerk (segment "The After Hours")
 1986 The Men's Club
 1986 Sylvan in Paradise (TV Movie)
 1985 Sweet Dreams
Hilda Hensley
 1985 My Science Project
 1985 Right to Kill? (TV Movie)
Eve Whitcomb
 1984 No Small Affair
Joan Cummings
 1982-1983 Filthy Rich (TV Series)
Bootsie Weschester
- The First Heir (1983) ... Bootsie Weschester
- The Blue and the Gray for the Green (1983) ... Bootsie Weschester
- The Treasure of Toad Hall (1983) ... Bootsie Weschester
- A Beck Goes Back (1983) ... Bootsie Weschester
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Jessica Tobin
- The Peter Pan Syndrome (1982) ... Jessica Tobin
 1981 Killjoy (TV Movie)
 1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Dusty Wheeler
 1981 Elvis and the Beauty Queen (TV Movie)
Aunt Betty
 1980 When the Whistle Blows (TV Series)
Sheila Norris
- Wildcatters (1980) ... Sheila Norris
 1980 Bogie (TV Movie)
Mayo Methot
 1979 Three's Company (TV Series)
Lana Shields
- The Reverend Steps Out (1979) ... Lana Shields (credit only)
- A Black Letter Day (1979) ... Lana Shields
- Ralph's Rival (1979) ... Lana Shields (credit only)
- The Love Barge (1979) ... Lana Shields
- The Loan Shark (1979) ... Lana Shields
 1977 Citizens Band
Dallas Angel
 1977 The War Between the Tates (TV Movie)
Danielle Zimmerman
 1977 Thieves
 1976 Birch Interval
 1976 Dragonfly
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
- The Gauntlet (1975) ... Kate
 1974 The Catamount Killing
Kit Loring
 1974 Law and Disorder
 1973 Bang the Drum Slowly
 1973 Scarecrow
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Lahoma Vane Lucas
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Lahoma Vane Lucas
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Charlie Barnes (1985)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Helen Rainey
- Death Comes Full Circle (1966) ... Helen Rainey
 1965 Andy
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Sally Bernard
- Hero of the People (1964) ... Sally Bernard
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Lahoma Vale Lucas (1967-1970)
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Abigail Williams
- The Crucible (1959) ... Abigail Williams
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Ruth Cashel
- Vengeance (1957) ... Ruth Cashel
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Angela 'Angie' Talbot (1966-1967)
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(October 7 to November 26, 1977) She acted in Neil Simon's play, "Chapter Two," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Judd Hirsch, Anita Gillette and Cliff Gorman in the cast. Herbert Ross was director. See more »

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Wedgeworth (Lana Shields) had the shortest run on Three's Company (1976) in the 1979-1980 season. See more »



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