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Beverly Garland

BornBeverly Lucy Fessenden ( 1926-10-17 ) October 17, 1926 Santa Cruz, California , U.S.
DiedDecember 5, 2008 (2008-12-05) (aged 82) Hollywood Hills, California , U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesBeverly Campbell
OccupationActress
Years active1949-2005
Spouse(s)Bob Campbell (1945 divorced) Richard Garland (1951-1953; divorced) Filmore Crank (1960-1999, his death)
Children2

Beverly Garland was American film and television actress, businesswoman, and hotel owner. Garland gained prominence for her role as Fred MacMurrays second wife, Barbara Harper Douglas, in 1960s sitcom My Three Sons. In 1980s, she co-star as Kate Jackson's Widow's mother, Dotty West, in television series Scarecrow and Mrs. King, on CBS. She also had recurring role as Ginger Jackson on WB Television Network series 7 Heaven. Garland was born Beverly Lucy Fessenden in Santa Cruz, California, daughter Amelia Rise, who works in business, and James Atkins Fessenden, singer and salesman. Garland grew in Glendale, California. Her 1950s acting roles tended to be tough women could handle themselves in violent situations. Nineteen fifty-six was busy year for Garland, as she played female marshal in Western Gunslinger, with Chris Alcaide as her deputy, prison escapee in Swamp Women, and scientist wife who battles aliens in It conquer World. All three movies were directed by Roger Corman and were spoofed in 1990s by Mystery Science Theater 3000. Garland then starred as undercover police officer Casey Jones in syndicated Television series Decoy. In 1957, Garland made television history as star of syndicated TV series Decoy, first American Television Police series with Woman in starring role. However, it only last single of thirty-nine episodes. Despite its relatively short run, this groundbreaking series paves way for many future Police / Detective shows starring women, such as NBC Police Woman starring Angie Dickinson, ABCS Honey West starring Anne Francis, CBSs Cagney and Lacey starring Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless, and ABCS Charlies Angels starring Kate Jackson. Garland appeared twice as Dooris Denny Bona in episodes Remember Alamo and Widow of Kill Cove in 1960 in Rod Camerons syndicate Detective series COronado 9. In 1957, she guest starred as Austin in episode Rodeo Rough House of another Camerons syndicate series, State Trooper. She also appeared in 1955 episode Man Down, Woman Screaming of Camerons first syndicate series, City Detective, story of tough New York City Police lieutenant. She appeared too as Sarah Garvey in episode of Cattle Drive to Casper in NBC anthology series Frontier. At about this time, she also appeared in first Brian Keith series Crusader, Cold War drama.

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Early life and career

Name television's First Lady by Walter Ames of Los Angeles Times, actress Beverly Garland is also regarded as Western and Science-fiction film icon. Beverly was TV's first police woman in landmark series Decoy, and was seen in starring or recurring roles in such popular shows as My Three Sons and Scarecrow and Mrs. King. In addition to more than 700 television appearances, she made than 55 feature and make-for-television films, including cult classics Not of this Earth, It conquer World and Alligator People. Working with such stars as Sinatra, Bogart, and Bing Crosby, Beverly Garland had fascinating stories tell about all of them and many more. This comprehensive biography of Beverly's life and career includes foreword and afterword by colleagues Joseph Campanella and Peggy Webber. Deborah Del Vecchio is freelance writer living in New Jersey. Must-read-midwest Book Review; with feisty quotes-bookgasm; excellent job. Very thorough, interesting, informative, and entertaining look at long, successful career and happy productive life that is filled with exciting situations and interesting individuals. Indispensable. Most highly recommended-examiner. Com; wonderful book, very well write, full of juicy stories. What more could film fan want!-Little Shoppe of Horrors; traces life and long career as television's First Lady-reference & Research Book News. This title may belong to edition of this title.

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Personal life

Garland married actor Richard in 1951. Although they divorced two years later, she to use his last name professionally. In 1999, her of 39 years, businessman Filmore Crank, die. They had son and daughter, in addition to his son and daughter from previous marriage. Subsequently, Garland combines her acting career with increased devotion to hotel that Crank built and named for her. Originally built as Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge in 1970s, it became 255-room Spanish Mission-style resort called Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn, and was renamed Garland in 2014. On December 5 2008, Garland died from natural causes at her home of over 40 years in Hollywood Hills, after lengthy illness. Several hundred people attend memorial service and reception on December at her namesake hotel property. Her body was cremate. She is survived by son, daughter, and two grandchildren.

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