Phyllis Avery
Actress, real estate agent
Phyllis Avery
Phyllis Avery was an American television and film actress.
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Google News - over 5 years
Actually, her mother, Phyllis Avery, broker to the rich and famous and me, found the house I was looking for, with three bedrooms, a zoo of sorts (waterfalls, a fish pond, rocks to climb) for the dogs and a really big peek at the ocean
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Elhunyt Phyllis Avery amerikai színésznő - Heti Válasz
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Május 19-én, Los Angeles-i otthonában szívroham következtében meghalt Phyllis Avery - tudatták a sajtóval az elhunyt amerikai sorozatszínésznő lányai. A New Yorkban született Avery - forgatókönyvíró apja révén - korán bekerült a showbizniszbe,
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E' morta Phyllis Avery - Il Sole 24 Ore
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Volto noto anche sul piccolo schermo: da Peter Gunn a Perry Mason (Cinematografo.it/Adnkronos) - L'attrice statunitense Phyllis Avery, star del cinema e della tv degli anni Cinquanta, è morta nella sua casa di Los Angeles all'età di 88 anni per un
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Bette Midler Books HBO Role, Chris Hardwick Teams With BBC America and More TV ... - TV Squad
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[HBO] • Actress Phyllis Avery has died. Avery starred in 'Meet Mr. McNulty' (later retitled 'The Ray Milland Show'), 'Rawhide' and 'Perry Mason.' She was 88. [THR] • BBC America and Chris Hardwick are working on a new show based on the Nerdist podcast
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Review/Film; A Man, a Woman And a Sperm Bank Yield a 90's Romance
NYTimes - over 23 years
"So you bought sperm!" the horrified Zora Matthews (Nia Long) says accusingly to her mother. Sarah Matthews (Whoopi Goldberg) has just explained that she conceived Zora by means of artificial insemination, paving the way for "Made in America" to launch a succession of sperm bank jokes. Ordinarily, a comedy aiming for gags of that order could
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POINTS WEST Where Even Real Estate Is Star-Struck
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: THE real-estate advertisement looked typical for these parts: ''Behind electric gates, fabulous country ranch, yard, house. Guest house is secluded. Spectacular view from the ocean to downtown. One of the most well-known houses in Beverly Hills.'' THE real-estate advertisement looked typical for these parts: ''Behind electric gates, fabulous
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Phyllis Avery
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 88
    Avery died at the age of 88 on May 19, 2011, from heart failure.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1963
    Age 40
    On February 12, 1963, Avery appeared in "The Fugitives" of NBC's Laramie western series.
    More Details Hide Details Series character Slim Sherman (John Smith) is shot and left for dead while in the pursuit of robbers. With temperatures dropping rapidly, his ranch partner Jess Harper (Robert Fuller) must find Slim quickly. Jess breaks from jail Joel Greevy, played by Jan Merlin, the young man who shot Slim, in order to get Greevy to reveal Slim's whereabouts. Jess recaptures the Greevy and his partners, but Greevy is killed in the process. Avery plays Greevy's older sister, Myra, who had been a surrogate mother to the young outlaw. During the 1960s, Avery continued with guest-starring roles on various television series, including Adventures in Paradise, The Deputy, Peter Gunn, Mr. Novak, Perry Mason, The Red Skelton Show, Have Gun - Will Travel, The Virginian, The Greatest Show on Earth, and Daniel Boone. During the 1970s, Avery guest starred in episodes of All in the Family, Maude, Charlie's Angels and Baretta.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1960
    Age 37
    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.
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  • 1958
    Age 35
    Avery made two guest appearances on Perry Mason. In 1958 she played the title character, murderer Marion Shelby, in "The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife."
    More Details Hide Details In 1961 she played Mary Cromwell in "The Case of the Brazen Bequest."
    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).
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  • 1957
    Age 34
    She played an unnamed schoolteacher in the 1957 episode " The Teacher" on the ABC western series, Broken Arrow, with John Lupton and Michael Ansara.
    More Details Hide Details In 1956, she appeared as Maggie Henderson in the film The Best Things in Life Are Free, a biography of three songwriters played by Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, and Dan Dailey. That same year, she and Lew Ayres portrayed Peg and Clint Howard in "The Unrelenting Sky", the fourth episode of Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater. Avery was cast as the supporting actress Shelley Hayes in "Millionaire Jim Hayes" and in the title role of "The Vicki Lawson Story" in two segments of the CBS fantasy drama, The Millionaire. She played Leona Pickford Bartell in "The Baby Sitter" segment of ABC's The Rifleman, with Chuck Connors and directed by Sam Peckinpah. In the story line, Avery as Bartell works in a dance hall and asks Lucas McCain to care for her daughter in order to keep the child from the clutches of Avery's bigoted husband, played by John Dehner.
    From 1957 to 1959, she appeared in three different roles on the first David Janssen series, Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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  • 1953
    Age 30
    From 1953 to 1958, Avery appeared six times on the CBS anthology series, Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, having guest starred in such episodes as "The Unopened Letter", "Bluebeard's Seventh Wife", and "The Girl Who Scared Men Off".
    More Details Hide Details In the latter segment, Avery, again playing the role of a small-town schoolmarm, resents the arrival of the new pipe-smoking instructor from Great Britain, played by Hans Conreid. She appeared on the Charles Bronson ABC series, Man with a Camera as Miss Hollis in the 1958 episode "Turntable". In 1959, she was Ann Macauley in "Incident in No Man's Land" of CBS's western Rawhide.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The name "McNutley" was changed in the second season to McNulty.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 29
    In 1952, she played Tracy McAuliffe, the wife of the Charlton Heston character in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film Ruby Gentry.
    More Details Hide Details She also was in The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956).
  • 1951
    Age 28
    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.
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  • 1944
    Age 21
    From 1944 to 1955, Avery was married to actor Don Taylor; the couple had two daughters, Anne Taylor Fleming and Avery Taylor Moore.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1937
    Age 14
    Avery made her Broadway debut in Orchids Preferred in 1937.
    More Details Hide Details Her other Broadway credits included Three Waltzes (1937-1938), Charley's Aunt (1940-1941), Letters to Lucerne (1941-1942), Little Darling (1942), Ask My Friend Sandy (1943), Winged Victory (1943-1944), which starred her second husband, Don Taylor, and Brighten the Corner (1945-1946).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1922
    Born
    Born on November 14, 1922.
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