Elizabeth Montgomery Biography (1933-1995)

Born April 15, 1933, in Los Angeles, CA; died of cancer, May 18, 1995, in LosAngeles, CA; daughter of Robert (an actor) and Elizabeth Bryan (an actress;maiden name, Allen) Montgomery; married Frederick Gallatin Cammann, 1954 (divorced, 1955); married Gig Young (an actor), 1957 (divorced, 1963); married William Asher (a producer), 1963 (divorced, 1974); married Robert Foxworth (anactor); children: (third marriage) William Jr., Robert, Rebecca Elizabeth.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Birth Details
April 15, 1933
Los Angeles, California, United States
Death Details
May 18, 1995
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • Summer repertory player, Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC, 1953-54, 1956.
  • Samantha Stevens and Cousin Serena, Bewitched, ABC, 1964-72.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
  • Katherine Wainwright, The Victim, ABC, 1972.
  • Etta Place, Mrs. Sundance, ABC, 1974.
  • Ellen Harrod, A Case of Rape, NBC, 1974.
  • Title role, The Legend of Lizzie Borden, ABC, 1975.
  • Katherine Merrill, Dark Victory, NBC, 1976.
  • Viki Eaton, A Killing Affair, CBS, 1977.
  • Jennifer Prince, Jennifer: A Woman's Story, NBC, 1979.
  • Catherine McSweeney, Act of Violence, CBS, 1979.
  • Title role, Belle Starr, CBS, 1980.
  • Mary Flynn, When the Circus Came to Town, CBS, 1981.
  • Joan Hagen, The Rules of Marriage, CBS, 1982.
  • Alexandra McKay, Second Sight: A Love Story, CBS, 1984.
  • Abigail Foster, Between the Darkness and the Dawn, NBC, 1985.
  • Daisy Daws, Amos, CBS, 1985.
  • Diana Firestone, "Face to Face," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1990.
  • Ruth Coe, Sins of the Mother, CBS, 1991.
  • Gayle Wolfer, With Murder in Mind (also known as With Savage Intent), CBS, 1992.
  • Title role, Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story, NBC, 1993.
  • Edna Buchanan, The Corpse Had a Familiar Face, CBS, 1994.
  • Edna Buchanan, Deadline for Murder, CBS, 1995.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
  • Sayward Luckett Wheeler, The Awakening Land, NBC, 1978.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Pilots
  • Millie Curtin, The Boston Terrier, ABC, 1963.
  • Sara Scott, Missing Pieces, CBS, 1983.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
  • "Top Secret," Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC, 1951.
  • "The Right Approach," Armstrong Circle Theater, NBC, 1953.
  • "Millstone," Armstrong Circle Theater, NBC, 1954.
  • "The Lift Is Cold," Kraft Theater, NBC, 1954.
  • "Summer Pavilion," Studio One, CBS, 1955.
  • "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," Kraft Theater, NBC, 1955.
  • "Relative Stranger," Appointment with Adventure, CBS, 1955.
  • "Siege," Warner Brothers Presents, ABC, 1956.
  • "The Shadow of Evil," Climax, CBS, 1956.
  • "The Duel," Kraft Theater, NBC, 1957.
  • "A Dead Ringer," Studio One, CBS, 1958.
  • "The Velvet Vault," Suspicion, NBC, 1958.
  • Miss Kelly, "Harvey," DuPont Show of the Month, CBS, 1958.
  • "Hired Hand," Cimarron City, NBC, 1958.
  • "Man with a Problem," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, CBS, 1958.
  • "Marriage Crisis," Loretta Young Show, NBC, 1959.
  • "The Barrier," Riverboat, NBC, 1959.
  • "Tempted," Johnny Staccato, NBC, 1959.
  • "The Vittorio Bottecelli Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1959.
  • "For Money or Love," National Velvet, NBC, 1960.
  • "For Love or Money," Tab Hunter Show, NBC, 1960.
  • "The Death Watch," Alcoa Presents One Step Beyond, ABC, 1960.
  • "The Rusty Heller Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1960.
  • "Two," Twilight Zone, CBS, 1961.
  • Helen Warren, "The Spiral Staircase," Theater '62, NBC, 1961.
  • "Masquerade," Thriller, NBC, 1961.
  • "Karina," Frontier Circus, CBS, 1961.
  • "The Star System," Checkmate, CBS, 1962.
  • "Mr. Lucifer," Alcoa Premiere, ABC, 1962.
  • "The Homecoming Bit," Saints and Sinners, NBC, 1963.
  • "Who Killed Mr. 'X'?," Burke's Law, ABC, 1963.
  • "Incident at El Crucero," Rawhide, CBS, 1963.
  • "White Lie," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1963.
  • "The Bronze Locust," Eleventh Hour, NBC, 1963.
  • "Who Killed His Royal Highness?," Burke's Law, ABC, 1964.
  • Voice, "Samantha," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1965.
  • Also appeared in Playhouse 90, CBS.
  • Credits; Film Appearances
  • Margaret Landsdowne, The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell, United Artists(UA), 1955.
  • Johnny Cool, UA, 1963.
  • Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?, Paramount, 1964.
  • Narrator, The Panama Deception (documentary), Empowerment Project, 1992.
  • Also appeared as narrator, Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair, 1988.
  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • Janet Colby, Late Love, National Theatre, 1953.
  • Also appeared in Love Letters.

Further Reference

Periodicals:

  • Advocate, July 30, 1992, p. 66.
  • New York Times, May 19, 1995, p. A29.
  • Times (London), May 20, 1995, p. 19.
  • Washington Post, May 19, 1995, p. B6.

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