Jackson, Kate 1949(?)–

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JACKSON, Kate 1949(?)–


Born October 29, 1949 (some sources say 1948), in Birmingham, AL; daughter of Hogan (a business executive) and Ruth (maiden name, Shepherd) Jackson; married Andrew Stevens, 1979 (divorced, 1980); married David Greenwald, 1982 (divorced, 1984); married Tom Hart, 1991 (divorced, 1993). Education: Attended University of Mississippi and Birmingham-Southern College; studied acting at American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City. Avocational Interests: Skiing, tennis, photography.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Manager—Fenton-Kritzer Entertainment, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress, director, and producer. Appeared in television commercials for products, including Mercury cars; previously worked as a tour guide at NBC-TV and as a fashion model.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, Directors Guild of America, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Named Discovery of the Year, Hollywood Women's Press Club, 1974; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress for a single appearance in a drama series, 1978, for James at 15; Golden Globe Award nominations, best television actress—drama, 1977, 1978, 1979, Emmy Award nominations, outstanding lead actress in a drama series, 1977 and 1978, for Charlie's Angels; Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a television series—drama, 1985, for Scarecrow and Mrs. King.


Television Appearances; Series:

(Television debut) Daphne Harridge, Dark Shadows, NBC, 1970–71.

Jill Danko, The Rookies, ABC, 1972–76.

Sabrina Duncan, Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1976–79.

Amanda King, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983–87.

J. C. Wiatt, Baby Boom, NBC, 1988–89.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Roberta Lockhart, Satan's School for Girls, ABC, 1973.

Victoria Wells, Killer Bees, ABC, 1974.

Mary Frances Randey, Death Cruise, ABC, 1974.

Twice In a Lifetime, 1974.

Carol, Death Scream (also known as Streetkill and The Woman Who Cried Murder), ABC, 1975.

Donna Gregory, Death at Love House, ABC, 1976.

Robin, James at Fifteen, NBC, 1977.

Marion Kirby, Topper, ABC, 1979.

Jane Mount, Inmates: A Love Story, ABC, 1981.

Linda Rivers, Thin Ice, CBS, 1981.

Frannie Greene, Listen to Your Heart, CBS, 1983.

Mare Blackburn, The Stranger Within, CBS, 1990.

Voice of Lucy, Homewrecker (also known as Programmed for Murder), Sci-Fi Channel, 1992.

Dr. Nora Hart, Quiet Killer (also known as Panic in the City and Black Death), CBS, 1992.

Rita Donahue, Empty Cradle, ABC, 1993.

Arly Hanks, Arly Hanks, 1993.

Katie Nast, Adrift, CBS, 1993.

The Shrine of Lorna Love, 1993.

Sandra Clayton, Justice in a Small Town (also known as Hard Evidence, Ordinary Heroes: The Sandra Prine Story and The Sandra Prine Story), NBC, 1994.

Patsy Holland, Armed and Innocent, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Rachel Lindsey, The Silence of Adultery, Lifetime, 1995.

Jessie Arnold, The Cold Heart of a Killer (also known as Survival in the Snow and Murder on the Iditarod Trial), CBS, 1996.

Dede Cooper, A Kidnapping in the Family (also known as Breach of Faith: The Kidnapping of Kyle Landers), ABC, 1996.

Rose Earl, What Happened to Bobby Earl? (also known as Murder in a College Town), CBS, 1997.

Kit Gallagher, Sweet Deception (also known as Sweet Lies), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Shelley, Error in Judgement, Cinemax, 1999.

Olivia Burtis, Satan's School for Girls, ABC, 2000.

Sharon Carlson, A Mother's Testimony, Lifetime, 2001.

Terry Logan, Miracle Dogs, Animal Planet, 2003.

No Regrets, Lifetime, 2003.

Also appeared in The Jenny Storm Homicide.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

The New Healers, ABC, 1972.

Movin' On, NBC, 1972.

Sabrina Duncan, Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1976.

Amanda King, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1983.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Mad Mad Mad World of the Super Bowl, NBC, 1977.

ABC 25th Anniversary, ABC, 1978.

The Sensational, Shocking, Wonderful, Wacky Seventies, NBC, 1980.

Get High on Yourself, NBC, 1981.

The Night of 100 Stars II, 1985.

"The Magical World of Disney," The Disney Hour, NBC, 1988.

The Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park Grand Opening, ABC, 1989.

In a New Light '93, ABC, 1993.

Arly Hanks, Arly Hanks Mysteries, CBS, 1994.

Host, New Passages (also known as Gail Sheehy's "New Passages"), 1996.

An All Star Party for Aaron Spelling, ABC, 1998.

The King of Primetime-Aaron Spelling, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Headliners & Legends: Farrah Fawcett (documentary), MSNBC, 2000.

Interviewee, The 70s: The Decade that Changed Television, ABC, 2000.

Charlie's Angels: TV Tales (documentary), E! Entertainment, 2002.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1977.

The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1978.

Cohost, The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards, CBS, 1981.

The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1992.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ellen, "One Ace Too Many," Bonanza, NBC, 1972.

Match Game 73, 1975.

"The Angels and the Bums," The San Pedro Beach Bums, ABC, 1977.

The Mike Douglas Show, 1977.

Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1979.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1990.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996.

Barbara Cooker, "The Kiss," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997.

Katherine Morrisson, "Death Warrant," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1997.

Julie Smith, "Double Exposure," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX, 1999.

Voice of Bombshell, "Mind Games," Batman Beyond (animated), 1999.

Professor Foley, "Making the Grade," Chicken Soup for the Soul, 2000.

Interviewee, Inside TV Land, TV Land, 2000.

Voice of Bombshell, "Ro's Gift," The Zeta Project (animated), The WB, 2002.

Candy, "It's a Hot, Hot, Hot Christmas," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2002.

The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003.

Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 2004.

Jan Martin, "In Plain View," Third Watch, NBC, 2004.

Jan Martin, "Higher Calling," Third Watch, NBC, 2004.

Also appeared as Janice Morton, "The Identity Crisis," The Jimmy Stewart Show.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Interviewee, TV Land Moguls (documentary), TV Land, 2004.

Television Work; Movies:

Producer, Topper, ABC, 1979.

Executive coproducer, Child's Cry, 1986.

Executive producer (with Carla Inger), The Cold Heart of a Killer (also known as Survival in the Snow and Murder on the Iditarod Trail), CBS, 1996.

Television Director; Episodic:

Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, between 1983 and 1987.

Dead Man's Gun, 1997.

Film Appearances:

Tracy Collins, Night of Dark Shadows (also known as Curse of Dark Shadows), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971.

Sandy Lawton, Limbo (also known as Chained to Yesterday and Women in Limbo), Universal, 1972.

Nancy Sue Hunnicutt, Thunder and Lightning (also known as Thunder on the Highway), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.

Polly Bishop, Dirty Tricks, Avco Embassy, 1980.

Claire, Making Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Diane Bodek, Loverboy, TriStar, 1989.

Laurie Ann, Panic in the Skies!, The Family Channel, 1996.

Mom, Larceny, Empire, 2004.

Suzanne Kennerly, No Regrets, Lifetime, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

The Night of 100 Stars II, 1985.



Cycling Through China (documentary), 1982.

Dark Shadows 30th Anniversary Tribute, MPI, 1996.



People Weekly, June 4, 1979, pp. 94-101; March 7, 1994, pp. 131.

TV Guide, October 28, 2000, pp. 22-28.

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