Beverly Garland Biography (1926-)

Original name, Beverly Lucy Fessenden; born October 17, 1926, in Santa Cruz,CA; daughter of James Atkins (a salesman and singer) and Amelia Rose (a businessperson) Fessenden; married Robert Campbell (divorced); married Richard Garland, 1949 (divorced, 1953); married Fillmore Crank (a land developer), 1959(died March 10, 1999); children: (third marriage) Carrington Kendall, James;stepchildren (with Crank): Cathleen, Fillmore, Jr. Addresses: Agent: Pakula/King & Associates, 9229 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 315, Los Angeles,CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 17, 1926
Santa Cruz, California

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut; as Beverly Campbell) Miss Foster, D.O.A., United Artists, 1950
  • (Uncredited) Girl at party, A Life of Her Own, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1950
  • (Uncredited) Armorclad mentoring actress in opera Caesar, Strictly Dishonorable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1951
  • (As Beverly Campbell) Smudgefaced WAC, Fearless Fagan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1952
  • Nancy Eaton, Problem Girls (also known as The Velvet Cage),Columbia, 1953
  • Nola Mason, waitress, The Neanderthal Man, United Artists, 1953
  • (Uncredited) Sally, The Glass Web, MCA/Universal, 1953
  • Gail Bonner, Bitter Creek, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954
  • Ludine, The Rocket Man, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954
  • Holly Abbott, The Miami Story, Columbia, 1954
  • Lauren Bannerman, The Desperado, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954
  • Linda Winters, Killer Leopard (also known as Bomba and the Killer Leopard), Allie Artists Pictures Corp., 1954
  • Gail Sterling, Two Guns and a Badge, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954
  • Marie Reilly, New Orleans Uncensored (also known as Riot on Pier 6), Columbia, 1955
  • (Uncredited) Miss Swift (teacher), The Desperate Hours, Paramount,1955
  • Phyllis Baxter, Sudden Danger (also known as Calculated Risk), Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1955
  • Vera, Swamp Women (also known as Cruel Swamp and Swamp Diamonds), Woolner Brothers Pictures, 1955
  • Frances Novak, The Steel Jungle, Warner Bros., 1956
  • Claire Anderson, It Conquered the World (also known as It Conquered the Earth), American International Pictures, 1956
  • Marshal Rose Hood, Gunslinger (also known as The Yellow Rose ofTexas), American Releasing Corp., 1956
  • Peggy, Mayberry's secretary, The Go-Getter, Globe Releasing Corp.,1956
  • Dr. Andrea Romar, Curucu, Beast of the Amazon, Universal, 1956
  • Nurse Nadine Story, Not of This Earth, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1957
  • Susan Hammer, Badlands of Montana (also known as The Lonesome Gun), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957
  • Max MacKenzie, Naked Paradise (also known as Thunder over Hawaii), American International Pictures, 1957
  • Laura Barton, Chicago Confidential, United Artists, 1957
  • Cassie Mack, The Joker Is Wild (also known as All the Way and The Joker), Paramount, 1957
  • Mona Langley, The Saga of Hemp Brown (also known as Hemp Brown), Universal, 1958
  • Joyce Webster/Jane Marvin, The Alligator People, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Gundown at Sandoval (also known as Gunfight at Sandoval), 1959
  • Ellen Winslow, Stark Fear, 1963
  • Alice Pyncheon/Nora Holbrook, Twice-Told Tales (also known as The Corpse-Makers, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Twice-Told Tales, and Nights of Terror), United Artists, 1963
  • Mrs. Stepanek, Pretty Poison, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • Mrs. Racine, The Mad Room, Columbia, 1969
  • Mrs. Scott Freeman, Airport 1975, Universal, 1974
  • Jenny Coleman, Where the Red Fern Grows, 1974
  • Monica, Sixth and Main, National Cinema Network, 1977
  • Lillian Barkley, Roller Boogie, United Artists, 1979
  • Emma, It's My Turn (also known as A Perfect Circle), Columbia, 1980
  • Gamble on Love, 1982
  • Mae Baxter, Death Falls, 1991
  • Herself, 100 Years of Horror: The Evil Unseeeable, Passport Video,1996
  • Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Sorcerers, Passport Video, 1996
  • Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens, Passport Video, 1996
  • Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Freaks, 1996
  • Herself, Drive-in Movie Memories, 2001
  • Katherine, If, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mama's daughter, Mama Rosa, ABC, 1950
  • Casey Jones, Decoy, 1957-1958
  • Herself, Pantomime Quiz (also known as Mike Stockley's Pantomime Quiz and Stump the Stars), CBS, 1962
  • Ellie Collins, The Bing Crosby Show, ABC, 1964
  • Barbara Harper Douglas, My Three Sons, CBS, 1969-1972
  • Dotty West, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983
  • Ellen Lane, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (alsoknown as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman),ABC, 1995-1997
  • Estelle Reese, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Fate), ABC, 2000-2001
  • Movies
  • Suzanna O'Brien, The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca (also known as Elfego Baca), 1958
  • Maggie Collyer, Cutter's Trail, 1970
  • Myrna Anderson, Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole, ABC, 1972
  • Bobby Sue Prewitt, The Weekend Nun (also known as Matter of theHeart), ABC, 1972
  • Agatha Markwell, The Voyage of the Yes, CBS, 1973
  • Estelle, Unwed Father, ABC, 1974
  • Helen Backsler, The Day the Earth Moved, ABC, 1974
  • Brenda's mother, The World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid, CBS, 1990
  • Arlene Mitteelmann, Finding the Way Home, ABC, 1991
  • Carlotta DeMarlier, Hellfire (also known as Blood Song, Haunted Symphony, and Roger Corman Presents Hellfire), Showtime, 1995
  • Aunt Jessica, Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (also known as Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2, and National Lampoon's Cousin Eddie's Christmas Vacation Lost), NBC, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Laura Kier, The Healers, NBC, 1974
  • Vicki Connors, Judgment Day, NBC, 1981
  • Evan Picard, This Girl for Hire, CBS, 1983
  • Dotty West, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1983
  • Margaret, Beanpole, ABC, 1990
  • Specials
  • My Three Sons member, Thanksgiving Reunion with the Partridge Family and My Three Sons, ABC, 1977
  • Personnel manager, To the Moon, Alice, Showtime, 1990
  • Voice of Miss Shepherd, The Wish That Changed Christmas, CBS, 1991
  • Interviewee, Lon Chaney, Jr.: Son of a Thousand Faces (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1995
  • Interviewee, Fred McMurray: The Guy Next Door (documentary), Artsand Entertainment, 1996
  • Herself, It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures, AMC, 2001
  • Episodic
  • (As Beverly Campbell) Laura Lawson, "The Beeler Gang," The Lone Ranger, ABC, 1950
  • "White Is the Color," Medic, NBC, 1954
  • Julie, "Bourbon Street," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1954
  • Mary Lou Matthews, "Meet Jo Cathart," The Lux Video Theatre, 1954
  • "The Carl Nelson Story," The Millionaire, CBS, 1955
  • Lucille, "Nightmare at Lark Cottage" (also known as "Night at Lark Cottage"), Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1955
  • Julia Ross, "My Name Is Julia Ross," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955
  • Valerie, "Thunder on the Hill," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955
  • Joyce Williams, "The Creaking Gate," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955
  • "Too Late to Run," Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, CBS, 1955
  • Sally Torens, "The Negative Man," Science Fiction Theater, syndicated, 1955
  • "Waterhole," Studio 57, Dupont, 1955
  • Sally, "Family Special," Navy Log, CBS, 1955
  • Sarah Garvey, "Cattle Drive to Casper," Frontier, NBC, 1955
  • Aimie, "Payment in Kind," Henry Fonda Presents the Star and the Story, 1956
  • "Killer on Horseback," Star Stage, NBC, 1956
  • Katherine Kerston, "On the Other Side of the Moon," Science Fiction Theater, syndicated, 1956
  • Ann Kubichek, "The Morals Squad," Front Row Center, CBS, 1956
  • Ilona, "A Deal in Diamonds," Crusader, CBS, 1956
  • Maxine, "Touch and Go," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1956
  • Holly, "Second Chance," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1956
  • Jean, "Throw Away the Cane," Climax!, CBS, 1956
  • Shirley Connors, "The Fog," Climax!, CBS, 1956
  • Maria, "Measure of Faith," The Ford Television Theatre, 1956
  • "The Johnny Roth Story," Wire Service, ABC, 1956
  • Ellen, "Courage Is a Gun," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1956
  • Ellen Gale, "Profile of Ellen Gale," Wire Service, ABC, 1957
  • Daisy, "A Taste for Crime," Climax!, CBS, 1957
  • Ellen, "Silhouette of a Killer," Goodyear Theatre, NBC, 1957
  • "Rodeo Rough House," State Trooper, syndicated, 1957
  • Johanna Van Gogh, "The Other Van Gogh," Telephone Time, ABC, 1957
  • Gay Sherman, "The Edge of Innocence," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957
  • Amanda Barko, "Killers from Kansas," Texas John Slaughter, 1959
  • Coco LaSalle, "The Fair Freebooter," Yancy Derringer, CBS, 1959
  • Amanda Barko, "Showdown at Sandoval," Texas John Slaughter, 1959
  • Dora Crow, "Hard Lines," Trackdown, CBS, 1959
  • Margaret Walston, "Hanging Fever," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1959
  • Coco LaSalle, "The Wayward Warrior," Yancy Derringer, CBS, 1959
  • Louise Benson, "The Louise Benson Story," The Millionaire, CBS, 1959
  • Jennie Colby, "Incident of the Roman Candles," Rawhide, CBS, 1959
  • Sarah Marshall, "Logan's Policy," The Man from Blackhawk, ABC, 1959
  • Rena Harrison, "Shipment from Kihei," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1959
  • Nellie, "Killer on Horseback," Western Theater, 1959
  • Maggie, "The Four of Us Are Dying," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1960
  • Mauvis Meade, "The Case of the Mythical Monkeys," Perry Mason, CBS, 1960
  • Ruth Clarke, "A Small Town That Died," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1960
  • Nora James, "Three Graves," Riverboat, NBC, 1960
  • "Saddle and Spur," Laramie, NBC, 1960
  • Pearl Heart, "Pearl Heart," Tales of Wells Fargo, NBC, 1960
  • Sally Lind, "Prison Trail," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1960
  • "The Widow of Kill Cove," Coronado 9, 1960
  • Irene Vance, "Freebooter," Hong Kong, ABC, 1960
  • "Remember the Alamo," Coronado 9, 1960
  • Ruth Kenton, "Knock Three-One-Two," Thriller, NBC, 1960
  • Sherry Hilton, "The Storm," Stagecoach West, ABC, 1960
  • Elaine Barstow, "Murder and the Wanton Bride," Michael Shayne, NBC, 1960
  • Jean, "Between Two Guns," Checkmate, CBS, 1961
  • Jo Harris, "Bury the Dead," Danger Man, CBS, 1961
  • Amy Schroeder, "Jericho," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1961
  • Susan, "Twenty-Four Hours," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1961
  • Nancy Johnson, "Killer's Payoff," 87th Precinct, NBC, 1961
  • Janie, "Summer Lightning," Bus Stop, ABC, 1962
  • Alma Parsons, "Seeds of April," The Dick Powell Show, NBC, 1962
  • Jeanette, "The Left Side of Canada," Cain's Hundred, NBC, 1962
  • Ginny Nemets, "The Walls Came Tumbling Down," The Nurses, CBS, 1962
  • Ann, "Hastings' Farewell," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1962
  • Marcie, "Incident at Sugar Creek," Rawhide, CBS, 1962
  • "The Prison," The Dick Powell Show, NBC, 1962
  • "A Saint for Mama," Going My Way, 1962
  • Della Locke, "Incident of the Gallows Tree," Rawhide, CBS, 1963
  • Jan Fielding, "Image of a Toad," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963
  • Katherine Channing, "The Chooser of the Slain," The Dakotas, ABC,1963
  • Leah Bronson, "The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1963
  • Doris Stilwell, "Smoke Screen," The Fugitive, ABC, 1963
  • Marya Stone, "What Did She Mean by Good Luck?," The Eleventh Hour,NBC, 1963
  • JoAnne Kling, "Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly," Kraft Suspense Theatre, NBC, 1964
  • Kate, "The Onslaught," A Man Called Shenandoah, ABC, 1965
  • Aggie, "Lazyfoot, Where Are You?," Laredo, NBC, 1965
  • Herself, The Hollywood Palace, 1965
  • Dolores, "Incident in the Middle of Nowhere," The Loner, CBS, 1966
  • Ross Guttley, "Touch and Ross" (also known as "The Ross Guttley Story"),Pistols 'n' Petticoats, CBS, 1966
  • Mrs. Carlson, "Tragedy on the Trail," Gallagher Goes West, NBC, 1967
  • Mrs. Carlson, "Trial by Terror," Gallagher Goes West, NBC, 1967
  • Sally Yarnell, "The Night of the Cutthroats," The Wild Wild West,CBS, 1967
  • "The Deep End," Judd for the Defense, 1967
  • Lee Stark, "The Victim," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1968
  • Edna Restin, "Deadfall: Parts 1 & 2," Mannix, CBS, 1968
  • Audrey Fleming, "Jealousy Makes the Heart Grow Fonder," The Mothers-In-Law, NBC, 1968
  • Leona, "Time of the Jackals," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1969
  • Celia Rydell, "The Night of Bleak Island," The Wild Wild West, CBS, 1969
  • Clara Dunbar, "Devil's Blessing," Lancer, CBS, 1969
  • Secretary, "Lucy Goes to the Air Force Academy: Parts 1 & 2," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1969
  • Claire Hollis, "The Badge/II," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1970
  • Beth, "The Mary R," Then Came Bronson, NBC, 1970
  • "A Fragile Possession," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1972
  • "Why Don't You Call Me Skipper Anymore?," Insight, 1973
  • "Eyes of the Beholder," The Mod Squad, 1973
  • Pat Whitfield, "Three Hours to Kill," The Rookies, 1973
  • Cecilia Thatcher, "Deadly Heritage," Cannon, 1973
  • Stella Carter, "Little Girl Lost," Mannix, 1973
  • "Love and the Big Top," Love, American Style, ABC, 1973
  • Herself, Match Game 73, CBS, 1973
  • Doc Elliot, "A Small Hand of Friendship," Doc Elliot, ABC, 1974
  • Kay, "The World's Balloon," Medical Center, CBS, 1974
  • Wanda, "The Interrogation," Planet of the Apes, CBS, 1974
  • Andrea Reynolds, "The Over-the-Hill Blues," Ironside, NBC, 1974
  • Theresa Hobart, "Battle Hymn," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975
  • Madeline Stockwood, "The Invisible Wife," Medical Center, CBS, 1975
  • "To Live Another Day," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975
  • Veronica Ludlow, "Lou Douses an Old Flame," Mary Tyler Moore, CBS,1975
  • Thelma, "The Mystery of the Fallen Angels," The Hardy Boys/Nancy DrewMysteries, ABC, 1977
  • The secretary, "Death Probe: Part 1," The Six Million Dollar Man,1977
  • Hanna, "The Slavers," How the West Was Won, ABC, 1979
  • Pat Justice, "Cruising Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1979
  • Mrs. Kaufman, "Girl nder Glass: Parts 1 & 2" (also known as "The SexAct"), Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1980
  • Real Grandma, "The Heartbreak Kid," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981
  • Florence Russell, "Three Minus Two," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982
  • Abigail Holt, "Thou Shalt Not Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1982
  • Mrs. Chapman, "The Good Doctor," Matt Houston, ABC, 1982
  • "Heatwave," Flamingo Road, 1982
  • Abigail Holt, "Sting of Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1983
  • Alice Korman, "New Beginnings," Hotel, ABC, 1985
  • Lucy Rowens, "Surrogates," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1985
  • "Rosie," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1986
  • Emma, "Where There's a Will, There's a Dani," P.S. I Luv U, CBS, 1991
  • Aunt Iris, "The One with All the Poker," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • Evie, "She Ain't Friendly, She's My Mother," Ellen, ABC, 1995
  • Stella, "Hard-Boiled Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997
  • Voice of Miranda Wilson, "Partners In Danger Chapter 9: The Haunting of Mary Jane," Spider-Man (animated), Fox, 1997
  • Ginger, "Dangerous Liaisons: Parts 1 & 2," 7th Heaven, The WB,1997
  • Grandma, "The Un-Natural," Teen Angel, ABC, 1998
  • Grandma, "Back to DePolo," Teen Angel, ABC, 1998
  • Ginger, " ... And Girlfriends," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998
  • Ginger Jackson, "And the Home of the Brave," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998
  • Ginger Jackson, "Forget Me Not," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998
  • Other Mother, "The Other Mother," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998
  • Buyer, "Indian Summer," The Guardian, CBS, 2001
  • Ginger Jackson, "Consideration," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2001
  • Ginger Jackson, "Holy War: Parts 1 & 2," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002
  • Herself, "TV Moms Edition," The Weakest Link, NBC, 2002
  • Ginger Jackson, "Two Weddings, an Engagement and a Funeral," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2004
  • Made television debut in All Jarvis Show; also appeared as Nancy Trout, "Pursuit," The Lone Wolf; grandma, Camp Wilder, ABC; in "The Day Everything Went Wrong," Insight; "Silhouette of a Killer," Alcoa Theatre; The Young and the Restless; The Bell Telephone Hour; The Tonight Show; The Merv Griffin Show; Truth or Consequences; The Newlywed Show.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in The Dark of the Moon, Player's Ring Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
  • Major Tour
  • Appeared in Happy Birthday.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Beverly Garland Official Site, http://www.beverlygarland.com/, June 22, 2004

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