Kathy Garver

Born Dec 13, 1945

Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Garver is an American film, television, voice-over and character actress of stage, most widely known for playing Uncle Bill Davis's teenaged niece, Catherine "Cissy" Davis, on the popular 1960s sitcom, Family Affair. Before that, she played a slave in The Ten Commandments. Garver authored The Family Affair Cookbook and has been a TV host (Backstage with Barry and Kathy).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kathy Garver.


1945 Birth Born on December 13, 1945.


1960 14 Years Old Garver later moved to San Bernardino, where she entered Pacific High School in 1960, and remained there until graduation in 1964.


1968 22 Years Old After high school, she entered UCLA, majoring in speech and drama, until her graduation in 1968, while acting. … Read More
1971 25 Years Old Family Affair lasted for five seasons, and Garver would play the role of "Cissy," until the show's cancellation in 1971. … Read More


1997 51 Years Old She continued to keep in touch or visit Keith until his death on June 24, 1997, later attending the funeral. … Read More
2004 58 Years Old …  Garver has also won two Audie Awards, one for her narration of The Worlds Shortest Stories, the other in 2004 for her direction of Amy Tan in The Opposite of Fate read by the author. … Read More


2008 62 Years Old Garver was a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women at UCLA. She lives in Hillsborough, California, with her husband David and son Reid. On June 26, 2008, she attended the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony when Brian Keith was awarded a star posthumously; Garver gave a speech in his behalf.
2011 65 Years Old Garver also made a guest appearance at the 21st annual Festival of the West in Scottsdale, Arizona, on March 19, 2011, promoting her best-selling book, The Family Affair Cookbook. … Read More
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