Shelby Grant

Shelby Grant

Born Oct 19, 1936

Shelby Grant, born Brenda Thompson, was an American actress whose credits included Our Man Flint, Fantastic Voyage and Medical Center.

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1936 Birth Born on October 19, 1936.


1959 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Thompson enrolled at Northeastern State College, now known as Northeastern State University, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where she studied drama and speech. She became Northeastern State's football queen in 1959.
1962 25 Years Old Grant appeared in local television commercials for KTUL-TV, based in Tulsa, after college. In 1962, she moved from Oklahoma to southern California to pursue an acting career. … Read More
1963 26 Years Old She debuted in television in a 1963 episode of Bonanza. … Read More
1964 27 Years Old Her film roles under contract with Fox included The Pleasure Seekers in 1964, the 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyage, Our Man Flint in 1966 and The Witchmaker in 1969. … Read More
1966 29 Years Old Grant married her husband, actor Chad Everett, in a ceremony held on May 22, 1966, in Tucson, Arizona. Chad Everett had been on location in Tucson filming the 1967 movie, Return of the Gunfighter, at the time of their wedding. … Read More


1969 32 Years Old Grant appeared in her husband's television series, Medical Center, where he portrayed Dr. Joe Gannon from 1969 to 1976. Grant largely left acting to focus on philanthropy during her later life. She and her husband sponsored more than twenty heart surgeries for children. Shelby Grant died of a brain aneurysm in Westlake Village, California, on June 25, 2011, at the age of 74. … Read More


2011 75 Years Old Died on June 25, 2011.
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