Garland, Beverly 1926–
GARLAND, Beverly 1926–
(Beverly Campbell, Beverly Fessenden, Beverly Lucy Fessenden)
Original name, Beverly Lucy Fessenden; born October 17, 1926, in Santa Cruz, CA; daughter of James Atkins (a salesman and singer) and Amelia Rose (a businessperson) Fessenden; married Robert Campbell (divorced); married Richard Garland, 1949 (divorced, 1953); married Fillmore Crank (a land developer), 1959 (died March 10, 1999); children: (third marriage) Carrington Kendall, James; stepchildren (with Crank): Cathleen, Fillmore, Jr. Education: Studied dramatics with Anita Arliss; attended Glendale Community College, 1943–45.
Addresses: Agent—Pakula/King & Associates, 9229 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 315, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Career: Actress. Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn, North Hollywood, CA, owner; made professional debut with a professional stock company, Tustin, CA, 1949; Beverly Garland Motor Lodge, Sacramento, CA, former owner/developer (with husband); also worked as a waitress, office nurse, an I. Magnin's model, elevator girl, mailgirl for a mortuary. Sometimes credited as Beverly Lucy Fessenden or Beverly Fessenden.
Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, best actress in a single performance, 1955, for Medic; Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1983; Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters Hall of Fame, inductee, 2001; Beverly Garland Day, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 2001.
(Film debut; as Beverly Campbell) Miss Foster, D.O.A., United Artists, 1950.
(Uncredited) Girl at party, A Life of Her Own, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1950.
(Uncredited) Armorclad mentoring actress in opera Caesar, Strictly Dishonorable, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1951.
(As Beverly Campbell) Smudgefaced WAC, Fearless Fagan, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1952.
Nancy Eaton, Problem Girls (also known as The Velvet Cage), Columbia, 1953.
Nola Mason, waitress, The Neanderthal Man, United Artists, 1953.
(Uncredited) Sally, The Glass Web, MCA/Universal, 1953.
Gail Bonner, Bitter Creek, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954.
Ludine, The Rocket Man, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1954.
Holly Abbott, The Miami Story, Columbia, 1954.
Lauren Bannerman, The Desperado, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954.
Linda Winters, Killer Leopard (also known as Bomba and the Killer Leopard), Allie Artists Pictures Corp., 1954.
Gail Sterling, Two Guns and a Badge, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1954.
Marie Reilly, New Orleans Uncensored (also known as Riot on Pier 6), Columbia, 1955.
(Uncredited) Miss Swift (teacher), The Desperate Hours, Paramount, 1955.
Phyllis Baxter, Sudden Danger (also known as Calculated Risk), Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1955.
Vera, Swamp Women (also known as Cruel Swamp and Swamp Diamonds), Woolner Brothers Pictures, 1955.
Frances Novak, The Steel Jungle, Warner Bros., 1956.
Claire Anderson, It Conquered the World (also known as It Conquered the Earth), American International Pictures, 1956.
Marshal Rose Hood, Gunslinger (also known as The Yellow Rose of Texas), American Releasing Corp., 1956.
Peggy, Mayberry's secretary, The Go–Getter, Globe Releasing Corp., 1956.
Dr. Andrea Romar, Curucu, Beast of the Amazon, Universal, 1956.
Nurse Nadine Story, Not of This Earth, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1957.
Susan Hammer, Badlands of Montana (also known as The Lonesome Gun), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1957.
Max MacKenzie, Naked Paradise (also known as Thunder over Hawaii), American International Pictures, 1957.
Laura Barton, Chicago Confidential, United Artists, 1957.
Cassie Mack, The Joker Is Wild (also known as All the Way and The Joker), Paramount, 1957.
Mona Langley, The Saga of Hemp Brown (also known as Hemp Brown), Universal, 1958.
Joyce Webster/Jane Marvin, The Alligator People, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1959.
Gundown at Sandoval (also known as Gunfight at Sandoval), 1959.
Ellen Winslow, Stark Fear, 1963.
Alice Pyncheon/Nora Holbrook, Twice–Told Tales (also known as The Corpse–Makers, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Twice–Told Tales, and Nights of Terror), United Artists, 1963.
Mrs. Stepanek, Pretty Poison, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1968.
Mrs. Racine, The Mad Room, Columbia, 1969.
Mrs. Scott Freeman, Airport 1975, Universal, 1974.
Jenny Coleman, Where the Red Fern Grows, 1974.
Monica, Sixth and Main, National Cinema Network, 1977.
Lillian Barkley, Roller Boogie, United Artists, 1979.
Emma, It's My Turn (also known as A Perfect Circle), Columbia, 1980.
Gamble on Love, 1982.
Mae Baxter, Death Falls, 1991.
Herself, 100 Years of Horror: The Evil Unseeeable, Passport Video, 1996.
Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Sorcerers, Passport Video, 1996.
Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens, Passport Video, 1996.
Herself, 100 Years of Horror: Freaks, 1996.
Herself, Drive–in Movie Memories, 2001.
Katherine, If, 2003.
Television Appearances; Series:
Mama's daughter, Mama Rosa, ABC, 1950.
Casey Jones, Decoy, 1957–1958.
Herself, Pantomime Quiz (also known as Mike Stockley's Pantomime Quiz and Stump the Stars), CBS, 1962.
Ellie Collins, The Bing Crosby Show, ABC, 1964.
Barbara Harper Douglas, My Three Sons, CBS, 1969–1972.
Dotty West, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.
Ellen Lane, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995–1997.
Estelle Reese, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Fate), ABC, 2000–2001.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Suzanna O'Brien, The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca (also known as Elfego Baca), 1958.
Maggie Collyer, Cutter's Trail, 1970.
Myrna Anderson, Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole, ABC, 1972.
Bobby Sue Prewitt, The Weekend Nun (also known as Matter of the Heart), ABC, 1972.
Agatha Markwell, The Voyage of the Yes, CBS, 1973.
Estelle, Unwed Father, ABC, 1974.
Helen Backsler, The Day the Earth Moved, ABC, 1974.
Brenda's mother, The World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid, CBS, 1990.
Arlene Mitteelmann, Finding the Way Home, ABC, 1991.
Carlotta DeMarlier, Hellfire (also known as Blood Song, Haunted Symphony, and Roger Corman Presents Hellfire), Showtime, 1995.
Aunt Jessica, Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (also known as Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2, and National Lampoon's Cousin Eddie's Christmas Vacation Lost), NBC, 2003.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Laura Kier, The Healers, NBC, 1974.
Vicki Connors, Judgment Day, NBC, 1981.
Evan Picard, This Girl for Hire, CBS, 1983.
Dotty West, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1983.
Margaret, Beanpole, ABC, 1990.
Television Appearances; Specials:
My Three Sons member, Thanksgiving Reunion with the Partridge Family and My Three Sons, ABC, 1977.
Personnel manager, To the Moon, Alice, Showtime, 1990.
Voice of Miss Shepherd, The Wish That Changed Christmas, CBS, 1991.
Interviewee, Lon Chaney, Jr.: Son of a Thousand Faces (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1995.
Interviewee, Fred McMurray: The Guy Next Door (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996.
Herself, It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures, AMC, 2001.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
(As Beverly Campbell) Laura Lawson, "The Beeler Gang," The Lone Ranger, ABC, 1950.
"White Is the Color," Medic, NBC, 1954.
Julie, "Bourbon Street," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1954.
Mary Lou Matthews, "Meet Jo Cathart," The Lux Video Theatre, 1954.
"The Carl Nelson Story," The Millionaire, CBS, 1955.
Lucille, "Nightmare at Lark Cottage" (also known as "Night at Lark Cottage"), Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1955.
Julia Ross, "My Name Is Julia Ross," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955.
Valerie, "Thunder on the Hill," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955.
Joyce Williams, "The Creaking Gate," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1955.
"Too Late to Run," Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, CBS, 1955.
Sally Torens, "The Negative Man," Science Fiction Theater, syndicated, 1955.
"Waterhole," Studio 57, Dupont, 1955.
Sally, "Family Special," Navy Log, CBS, 1955.
Sarah Garvey, "Cattle Drive to Casper," Frontier, NBC, 1955.
Aimie, "Payment in Kind," Henry Fonda Presents the Star and the Story, 1956.
"Killer on Horseback," Star Stage, NBC, 1956.
Katherine Kerston, "On the Other Side of the Moon," Science Fiction Theater, syndicated, 1956.
Ann Kubichek, "The Morals Squad," Front Row Center, CBS, 1956.
Ilona, "A Deal in Diamonds," Crusader, CBS, 1956.
Maxine, "Touch and Go," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1956.
Holly, "Second Chance," Four Star Playhouse, CBS, 1956.
Jean, "Throw Away the Cane," Climax!, CBS, 1956.
Shirley Connors, "The Fog," Climax!, CBS, 1956.
Maria, "Measure of Faith," The Ford Television Theatre, 1956.
"The Johnny Roth Story," Wire Service, ABC, 1956.
Ellen, "Courage Is a Gun," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1956.
Ellen Gale, "Profile of Ellen Gale," Wire Service, ABC, 1957.
Daisy, "A Taste for Crime," Climax!, CBS, 1957.
Ellen, "Silhouette of a Killer," Goodyear Theatre, NBC, 1957.
"Rodeo Rough House," State Trooper, syndicated, 1957.
Johanna Van Gogh, "The Other Van Gogh," Telephone Time, ABC, 1957.
Gay Sherman, "The Edge of Innocence," Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957.
Amanda Barko, "Killers from Kansas," Texas John Slaughter, 1959.
Coco LaSalle, "The Fair Freebooter," Yancy Derringer, CBS, 1959.
Amanda Barko, "Showdown at Sandoval," Texas John Slaughter, 1959.
Dora Crow, "Hard Lines," Trackdown, CBS, 1959.
Margaret Walston, "Hanging Fever," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1959.
Coco LaSalle, "The Wayward Warrior," Yancy Derringer, CBS, 1959.
Louise Benson, "The Louise Benson Story," The Millionaire, CBS, 1959.
Jennie Colby, "Incident of the Roman Candles," Rawhide, CBS, 1959.
Sarah Marshall, "Logan's Policy," The Man from Blackhawk, ABC, 1959.
Rena Harrison, "Shipment from Kihei," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1959.
Nellie, "Killer on Horseback," Western Theater, 1959.
Maggie, "The Four of Us Are Dying," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1960.
Mauvis Meade, "The Case of the Mythical Monkeys," Perry Mason, CBS, 1960.
Ruth Clarke, "A Small Town That Died," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1960.
Nora James, "Three Graves," Riverboat, NBC, 1960.
"Saddle and Spur," Laramie, NBC, 1960.
Pearl Heart, "Pearl Heart," Tales of Wells Fargo, NBC, 1960.
Sally Lind, "Prison Trail," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1960.
"The Widow of Kill Cove," Coronado 9, 1960.
Irene Vance, "Freebooter," Hong Kong, ABC, 1960.
"Remember the Alamo," Coronado 9, 1960.
Ruth Kenton, "Knock Three–One–Two," Thriller, NBC, 1960.
Sherry Hilton, "The Storm," Stagecoach West, ABC, 1960.
Elaine Barstow, "Murder and the Wanton Bride," Michael Shayne, NBC, 1960.
Jean, "Between Two Guns," Checkmate, CBS, 1961.
Jo Harris, "Bury the Dead," Danger Man, CBS, 1961.
Amy Schroeder, "Jericho," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1961.
Susan, "Twenty–Four Hours," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1961.
Nancy Johnson, "Killer's Payoff," 87th Precinct, NBC, 1961.
Janie, "Summer Lightning," Bus Stop, ABC, 1962.
Alma Parsons, "Seeds of April," The Dick Powell Show, NBC, 1962.
Jeanette, "The Left Side of Canada," Cain's Hundred, NBC, 1962.
Ginny Nemets, "The Walls Came Tumbling Down," The Nurses, CBS, 1962.
Ann, "Hastings' Farewell," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1962.
Marcie, "Incident at Sugar Creek," Rawhide, CBS, 1962.
"The Prison," The Dick Powell Show, NBC, 1962.
"A Saint for Mama," Going My Way, 1962.
Della Locke, "Incident of the Gallows Tree," Rawhide, CBS, 1963.
Jan Fielding, "Image of a Toad," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963.
Katherine Channing, "The Chooser of the Slain," The Dakotas, ABC, 1963.
Leah Bronson, "The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1963.
Doris Stilwell, "Smoke Screen," The Fugitive, ABC, 1963.
Marya Stone, "What Did She Mean by Good Luck?," The Eleventh Hour, NBC, 1963.
JoAnne Kling, "Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly," Kraft Suspense Theatre, NBC, 1964.
Kate, "The Onslaught," A Man Called Shenandoah, ABC, 1965.
Aggie, "Lazyfoot, Where Are You?," Laredo, NBC, 1965.
Herself, The Hollywood Palace, 1965.
Dolores, "Incident in the Middle of Nowhere," The Loner, CBS, 1966.
Ross Guttley, "Touch and Ross" (also known as "The Ross Guttley Story"), Pistols 'n' Petticoats, CBS, 1966.
Mrs. Carlson, "Tragedy on the Trail," Gallagher Goes West, NBC, 1967.
Mrs. Carlson, "Trial by Terror," Gallagher Goes West, NBC, 1967.
Sally Yarnell, "The Night of the Cutthroats," The Wild Wild West, CBS, 1967.
"The Deep End," Judd for the Defense, 1967.
Lee Stark, "The Victim," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1968.
Edna Restin, "Deadfall: Parts 1 & 2," Mannix, CBS, 1968.
Audrey Fleming, "Jealousy Makes the Heart Grow Fonder," The Mothers–In–Law, NBC, 1968.
Leona, "Time of the Jackals," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1969.
Celia Rydell, "The Night of Bleak Island," The Wild Wild West, CBS, 1969.
Clara Dunbar, "Devil's Blessing," Lancer, CBS, 1969.
Secretary, "Lucy Goes to the Air Force Academy: Parts 1 & 2," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1969.
Claire Hollis, "The Badge/II," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1970.
Beth, "The Mary R," Then Came Bronson, NBC, 1970.
"A Fragile Possession," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1972.
"Why Don't You Call Me Skipper Anymore?," Insight, 1973.
"Eyes of the Beholder," The Mod Squad, 1973.
Pat Whitfield, "Three Hours to Kill," The Rookies, 1973.
Cecilia Thatcher, "Deadly Heritage," Cannon, 1973.
Stella Carter, "Little Girl Lost," Mannix, 1973.
"Love and the Big Top," Love, American Style, ABC, 1973.
Herself, Match Game 73, CBS, 1973.
Doc Elliot, "A Small Hand of Friendship," Doc Elliot, ABC, 1974.
Kay, "The World's Balloon," Medical Center, CBS, 1974.
Wanda, "The Interrogation," Planet of the Apes, CBS, 1974.
Andrea Reynolds, "The Over–the–Hill Blues," Ironside, NBC, 1974.
Theresa Hobart, "Battle Hymn," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975.
Madeline Stockwood, "The Invisible Wife," Medical Center, CBS, 1975.
"To Live Another Day," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975.
Veronica Ludlow, "Lou Douses an Old Flame," Mary Tyler Moore, CBS, 1975.
Thelma, "The Mystery of the Fallen Angels," The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, ABC, 1977.
The secretary, "Death Probe: Part 1," The Six Million Dollar Man, 1977.
Hanna, "The Slavers," How the West Was Won, ABC, 1979.
Pat Justice, "Cruising Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1979.
Mrs. Kaufman, "Girl nder Glass: Parts 1 & 2" (also known as "The Sex Act"), Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1980.
Real Grandma, "The Heartbreak Kid," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981.
Florence Russell, "Three Minus Two," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982.
Abigail Holt, "Thou Shalt Not Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1982.
Mrs. Chapman, "The Good Doctor," Matt Houston, ABC, 1982.
"Heatwave," Flamingo Road, 1982.
Abigail Holt, "Sting of Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1983.
Alice Korman, "New Beginnings," Hotel, ABC, 1985.
Lucy Rowens, "Surrogates," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1985.
"Rosie," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1986.
Emma, "Where There's a Will, There's a Dani," P.S. I Luv U, CBS, 1991.
Aunt Iris, "The One with All the Poker," Friends, NBC, 1995.
Evie, "She Ain't Friendly, She's My Mother," Ellen, ABC, 1995.
Stella, "Hard–Boiled Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.
Voice of Miranda Wilson, "Partners In Danger Chapter 9: The Haunting of Mary Jane," Spider–Man (animated), Fox, 1997.
Ginger, "Dangerous Liaisons: Parts 1 & 2," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1997.
Grandma, "The Un–Natural," Teen Angel, ABC, 1998.
Grandma, "Back to DePolo," Teen Angel, ABC, 1998.
Ginger, " ... And Girlfriends," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998.
Ginger Jackson, "And the Home of the Brave," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998.
Ginger Jackson, "Forget Me Not," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1998.
Other Mother, "The Other Mother," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998.
Buyer, "Indian Summer," The Guardian, CBS, 2001.
Ginger Jackson, "Consideration," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2001.
Ginger Jackson, "Holy War: Parts 1 & 2," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002.
Herself, "TV Moms Edition," The Weakest Link, NBC, 2002.
Ginger Jackson, "Two Weddings, an Engagement and a Funeral," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2004.
Made television debut in All Jarvis Show; also appeared as Nancy Trout, "Pursuit," The Lone Wolf; grandma, Camp Wilder, ABC; in "The Day Everything Went Wrong," Insight; "Silhouette of a Killer," Alcoa Theatre; The Young and the Restless; The Bell Telephone Hour; The Tonight Show; The Merv Griffin Show; Truth or Consequences; The Newlywed Show.
Appeared in The Dark of the Moon, Player's Ring Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
Appeared in Happy Birthday.
Beverly Garland Official Site,http://www.beverlygarland.com/, June 22, 2004.
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