“Forgotten Hollywood”- Play Jessica For Me…

Posted on March 25, 2021 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Jessica Walter had a storied career as an actress. She was well known as a murderous stalker in Play Misty For Me. The performance earned her a Golden Globes nod. On television, she was a familiar face for over forty years. She was wed to actor Ron Leibman until his death in 2019.

“`Walter studied acting at Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.  Her father was was a member of the NBC Symphony Orchestra and NYC Ballet Orchestra. She began acting on stage and won the Clarence Derwent Award for Outstanding Debut Broadway Performance in Photo Finish. Besides Play Misty For Me, she was notably cast in Grand Prix.               JESSICA WALTER –>

“`Walter excelled in television. She was in the first episode of Flipper and guest-starred in Naked City, Ben Casey, Route 66, The Fugitive, The F. B. I., Mannix, The Magician, Trapper John M. D., Mission:  Impossible, The Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones, Cannon, Banacek, Barnaby Jones, Columbo, Hawaii 5-0, McCloud, Ironside, Magnum P. I.The Streets of San Francisco, Murder She Wrote, Three’s a Crowd, Law & Order, Knott’s Landing, and eighty-two episodes of Arrested Development.

“`Jessica Walter was eighty.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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