Phyllis Avery

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Born Nov 14, 1922

Phyllis Avery was an American television and film actress.

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1922 Birth Born on November 14, 1922.


1937 14 Years Old Avery made her Broadway debut in Orchids Preferred in 1937. … Read More


1944 21 Years Old From 1944 to 1955, Avery was married to actor Don Taylor; the couple had two daughters, Anne Taylor Fleming and Avery Taylor Moore.
1951 28 Years Old Avery's first motion picture role (other than a bit in the film version of Winged Victory) was as Marjorie in the 1951 film Queen for a Day based on the popular radio and television show hosted by Jack Bailey.
1952 29 Years Old In 1952, she played Tracy McAuliffe, the wife of the Charlton Heston character in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film Ruby Gentry. … Read More


1953 30 Years Old 1 More Event
From 1953 to 1955, Avery was cast as faculty wife Peggy McNutley in all but five of the seventy-five episodes of the CBS Television situation comedy, Meet Mr. McNutley, with Ray Milland as college professor Ray McNutley and Minerva Urecal as Miss Bradley, the dean. … Read More
1957 34 Years Old 1 More Event
From 1957 to 1959, she appeared in three different roles on the first David Janssen series, Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
1958 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1958, Avery appeared as herself singing on NBC's variety show, The George Gobel Show, and also in several episodes in various comedy sketches as Gobel's wife "Alice" (which happened to also be the first name of the real-life Mrs. Gobel).
1960 37 Years Old From 1960 to 1962, Avery appeared as Anne Selby on the CBS soap opera The Clear Horizon, a story of American astronauts and their wives.


1963 40 Years Old On February 12, 1963, Avery appeared in "The Fugitives" of NBC's Laramie western series. … Read More


2011 89 Years Old Avery died at the age of 88 on May 19, 2011, from heart failure.
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