Jill Townsend
American actor
Jill Townsend
Jill Townsend, born 25 January 1945 in Santa Monica, California, United States, is an actress best known for her roles as Elizabeth Warleggan in Poldark and Dulcey Coopersmith in the 1967 western television series Cimarron Strip. Her father, Robert Townsend, a former head of Avis, wrote the bestseller Up The Organization. She was married to actor Nicol Williamson between 1971 and 1977. Her son Luke was born 1973, in 1976 she and Nicol Williamson parted temporarily.
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San Rafael home built in 1964 open Sunday
San Francisco Chronicle - over 3 years
This contemporary home is surrounded by a verdant landscape and includes a workshop and storage space with build-out potential. The home, built in 1964, has been well-maintained over the years, and features hardwood floors and beamed ceilings. Listing agent: Jill Townsend, Bradley Real Estate, (415) 497-3273, isellhomes13@gmail.com 28 D St., $949,000 Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Square footage: 2,224 Open home: Sunday, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
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A chat with Robin Ellis, the man who was Poldark
LATimes - almost 5 years
A few weeks back, I wrote about "Poldark," a BBC series from the mid-1970s that had recently been released in a complete-set package on DVD (by Acorn Media), as a cure for "Downton Abbey" withdrawal. A tale of romance and class war, of tradition and nonconformity in Cornwall before and after the turn of the 18th century, it's hugely romantic, highly intelligent and continually suspenseful. Coincidentally, Robin Ellis, who played the proud, dashing and sometimes thick-headed Capt. Ross Poldark and lives now in the South of France, was in Los Angeles not long after to tour to promote a cookbook he'd written, "Delicious Dishes for Diabetics" (Skyhorse Publishing). (His 1978 memoir of the series, "Making Poldark" is also about to be republished in an expanded form.) We met over breakfast to talk about the series that in 2007 American fans of "Masterpiece Theatre" voted their seventh favorite ever, but whose debut, recalled Ellis, was not universally well received at home.  Robin El ...
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"Annie Get Your Gun" One of the Best Show Ever at Music Circus - The Sacramento Press
Google News - over 5 years
plays Tommy Keeler to Jill Townsend's Winnie Tate. Tommy and Winnie suffer older sister Dolly's disapproval of their relationship given Tommy's half-native heritage. Jablonski and Townsend are great singing and dancing “Who Do You Love, I Hope
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Beth Malone, Edward Watts, Heather Lee Star in Music Circus Annie Get Your Gun ... - Playbill.com
Google News - over 5 years
The cast is headed by Beth Malone as Annie Oakley, Edward Watts as Frank Butler, Ron Wisniski as Buffalo Bill Cody, Dick Decareau as Charlie Davenport, Heather Lee as Dolly Tate, Jill Townsend as Winnie Tate, Michael D. Jablonski as Tommy Keeler,
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Beth Malone, Edward Watts, Ron Wisniski, Heather Lee and More Set for Music ... - Playbill.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The cast will be headed by Beth Malone as Annie Oakley, Edward Watts as Frank Butler, Ron Wisniski as Buffalo Bill Cody, Dick Decareau as Charlie Davenport, Heather Lee as Dolly Tate, Jill Townsend as Winnie Tate, Michael D. Jablonski as Tommy Keeler,
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Gallagher bids musical farewell to Pueblo - Pueblo Chieftain
Google News - over 5 years
Her regular performing partners Todd and Kelly Albrecht and Brent Ritter will be along for the show, as will accompanists Michael Beck and Jill Townsend. Some of the students who have participated in shows over the last several years also will return:
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San Diego musical theatre's 'A chorus line' is still a kick - San Diego Union Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Brandon Davidson as showy Bobby and Jill Townsend as the strutting, surgically reinvented Val were fine. And Gabriel Villanueva made the right emotional impact in his monologue as the quiet, sweet former drag queen Paul — a kind of prototype for Angel
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Campanile Leads SD Musical Theater's A CHORUS LINE, Previews May 27 - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
White Christmas), CARLOS MARTIN as Zach (Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone, Skip in Life Could Be A Dream), Leslie Stevens as Sheila (Broadway: Originated the role of Anne in La Cage Aux Folles and appeared in Victor/Victoria), Jill Townsend as Val of
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Robert Townsend, 77, Dies; Wrote 'Up the Organization'
NYTimes - about 19 years
Robert C. Townsend, a chairman and president of Avis Rent-a-Car who went on to write the best-selling book ''Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits,'' died on Monday while vacationing on the island of Anguilla in the West Indies. He was 77 and lived in Los Angeles. He suffered a heart attack
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TV View; 'THE GOLDEN BOWL' DRAMATIZATION STILL SHINES
NYTimes - almost 36 years
Henry James, Balzac, the Bellamys, Hudson and Mrs. Bridges, a Scottish writer named Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Alistair Cooke - the special mix can belong to only one television staple: ''Masterpiece Theater.'' Now in its 10th-anniversary season on public television, the series was launched as an imposing showcase for British television drama with ''The
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THIS TIME, NICOL WILLIAMSON FEELS CLOSER TO ROLE
NYTimes - almost 36 years
''It's been a tiring and hazardous few weeks,'' Nicol Williamson said, tossing his lanky 6 foot 2 inch frame onto a makeshift plywood couch in the men's communal dressing room at the Roundabout Theater the other day. Mr. Williamson opened there recently as the star of John Osborne's ''Inadmissible Evidence'' and has been working at a marathon pace
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 1989
    Age 44
    She worked as a council trainer and facilitator at Crossroads School, Santa Monica, California and several others schools from 1989 to 1995.
    More Details Hide Details She has been Director of Leadership Directories, Inc. since 1993. She is currently married to Bob Sorel. She has a granddaughter named Sorel.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1979
    Age 34
    Townsend ended her career as an actor in 1979.
    More Details Hide Details She studied at The London School of Journalism and worked as a journalist for the Daily Mail, contributing a page for the financial section. Townsend moved back to the United States in 1989.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1973
    Age 28
    Her son Luke was born 1973, in 1976 she and Nicol Williamson parted temporarily.
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  • 1971
    Age 26
    She was married to actor Nicol Williamson between 1971 and 1977.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1945
    Age 0
    Born in 1945.
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