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Lois Nettleton
Birth: Aug. 6, 1929
Oak Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2008
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Starting her career under the stage name 'Lydia Scott', she made her Broadway debut in 1949's "Darkness at Noon" and "The Biggest Thief in Town." In 1955, she understudied to actress Barbara Bel Geddes in the original production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Elia Kazan. In 1957, she was first seen on screen in a bit part in Kazan's "A Face in The Crowd", but her official screen debut came in the 1962 film "Period of Adjustment." Throughout her career she worked in both the theatre and on television. Nominated for a Tony Award in 1976 for "They Knew What They Wanted", during the 1980s she was a staple guest-star on several television series, such as "Murder, She Wrote," "Full House," "Seinfeld," and included a memorial role as Bea Arthur's lesbian friend on an episode of "The Golden Girls," in 1986. In 2001, she had a recurring role as Ken Howard's girlfriend on the series "Crossing Jordon." Her last television appearance was in the 2006 made for television movie "The Christmas Card." (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
Family links: 
  Virginia Frances Schaffer Pestone (1902 - 1997)
  Jean Parker Shepherd (1921 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Lung Cancer
Saint Raymonds Cemetery (New)
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section: St. John, Range (Row) 68, Grave #2 next to drive across from office.
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Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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Lois Nettleton
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Dear Lois, Your shining star smile warms my heart. May you always be lovingly remembered. Rest In Peace.
- E49
 Added: May. 3, 2017
Watching you tonight in the tv show " the Christmas card ". you were absolutely fabulous. Love & miss you aslways
- Ron
 Added: Apr. 7, 2017
I remember you on an episode of two of "The Heat of the Night" and another on "Barnaby Jones." May you rest in peace, Madam.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 18, 2017
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