Jeffreys, Anne 1923– (Anne Jeffries)

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JEFFREYS, Anne 1923
(Anne Jeffries)


Original name, Anne Carmichael; born January 26, 1923, in Goldsboro, NC; married Joseph R. Serena (divorced, 1949); married Robert Sterling (an actor), 1951; children: (second marriage) Jeffreys Hart Sterling, Dana Sterling, Tyler Sterling. Education: Trained as an opera singer; attended Anderson College.

Career: Actress. Also worked as a model; sold skin products and perfume on Home Shopping Network for four years. American Cinema Awards Foundation, board member; Los Angeles Civic Light Opera, board member; affiliated with charities. Also known as Anne Jeffries.

Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, best television actressdrama, 1973, for The Delphi Bureau; Golden Boot Award, 1997; Living Legacy Award, Women's International Center, 1998; star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Film Appearances:

Goldie, The Old Homestead, Republic Pictures, 1942.

Ivey Brown, Olaf Laughs Last, Columbia, 1942.

Lulu, X Marks the Spot, Republic Pictures, 1942.

Marie Lamont, Joan of Ozark (also known as The Queen of Spies ), Republic Pictures, 1942.

Polly, I Married an Angel, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1942.

Sally Crane, Billy the Kid Trapped, Producers Releasing, 1942.

(Uncredited) Witness at wedding, Yokel Boy (also known as Hitting the Headlines ), Republic Pictures, 1942.

(Uncredited) Young woman, Tarzan's New York Adventure, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1942.

Flying Tigers, Republic Pictures, 1942.

Anita Shelby, Bordertown Gun Fighters, Republic Pictures, 1943.

Edith Richards, Calling Wild Bill Elliott, Republic Pictures, 1943.

Judy Goodrich, Overland Mail Robbery, Republic Pictures, 1943.

Miss Abbott, Step Lively, RKO Pictures, 1943.

Nancy Ferguson, The Man from Thunder River, Republic Pictures, 1943.

Nicky Hobart, Death Valley Manhunt, Republic Pictures, 1943.

Vivian Gale, Chatterbox (also known as Lazybones ), Republic Pictures, 1943.

Abigail Holmes, Mojave Firebrand, Republic Pictures, 1944.

Julie Dexter, Nevada, RKO Radio Pictures, 1944.

June Clark, Hidden Valley Outlaws, Republic Pictures, 1944.

Moon Hush, Wagon Tracks West, Republic Pictures, 1944.

Helen Rogers, Dillinger, Monogram Pictures, 1945.

Jean LaDance, Zombies on Broadway (also known as Loonies on Broadway ), RKO Radio Pictures, 1945.

Kay Lawrence, Sing Your Way Home, RKO Radio Pictures, 1945.

Suzibelle (officer's club waitress), Those Endearing Young Charms, RKO Radio Pictures, 1945.

Tess Truehart (Dick Tracy's girlfriend), Dick Tracy (also known as Dick Tracy, Detective and Splitface ), RKO Radio Pictures, 1945.

Eleanor, Vacation in Reno, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.

Ellen Brent, Genius at Work, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.

Evelyn Smith, Step by Step, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.

Tess Trueheart (also known as Blythe Belmonte), Dick Tracy vs. Cueball, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.

Vanessa Page, Ding Dong Williams (also known as Melody Maker ), RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.

Maxine Manning, Riffraff, RKO Radio Pictures, 1947.

Ruby Stone, Trail Street, RKO Radio Pictures, 1947.

Cheyenne (Jeanie McBride), Return of the Bad Men (also known as Return of the Badmen ), RKO Radio Pictures, 1948.

Herself, Screen Snapshots Series 34, No. 6: Hollywood Shower of Stars, Columbia, 1955.

Toni Jackson, Boys' Night Out, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1962.

Myra Pryor, Panic in the City, Commonwealth United Entertainment, 1968.

Southern Double Cross, American National Enterprises, 1973.

Annabelle Davis, Clifford, Orion, 1994.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marion Kerby, Topper, CBS, 19531955.

Jill Johnson, Love That Jill, ABC, 1958.

Sylvia Bancroft, Bright Promise, NBC, 1971.

Sybil Van Loween, The Delphi Bureau, ABC, 19721973.

Amanda Croft, Falcon Crest, CBS, 19821983.

Rita Hargrove, Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1984.

Amanda Barrington, General Hospital, ABC, 19842000.

Amanda Barrington, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Desire, Port Charles: Fate, Port Charles: Miracles, Port Charles: Naked Eyes, Port Charles: Secrets, Port Charles: Superstitions, Port Charles: Surrender, Port Charles: Tainted Love, Port Charles: Tempted, Port Charles: The Gift, Port Charles: Time in a Bottle, and Port Charles: Torn ), ABC, 19992003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars ), ABC, 1982.

Lifetime Salutes Mom, Lifetime, 1987.

Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II, American Movie Classics, 1991.

Las Vegas (documentary; also known as The Real Las Vegas ), Arts and Entertainment, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Ed Sullivan Show (also known as Toast of the Town ), CBS, 1949.

"Revenge with Music," Musical Comedy Time, NBC, 1951.

The Ed Sullivan Show (also known as Toast of the Town ), CBS, 1951.

Betsy Burke, "Dearest Enemy," Max Liebman Presents, NBC, 1955.

Sonia Sadoya, "The Merry Widow," Max Liebman Presents, NBC, 1955.

"Hands across the Table," Lux Video Theatre, NBC, 1956.

Belle, "City in Flames," The 20th CenturyFox Hour, CBS, 1957.

Julia Gage, "The Julia Gage Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1957.

"The Widow Was Willing," Cavalcade of America, ABC, 1957.

Mystery guest, What's My Line?, CBS, 1957.

Guest, The Perry Como Show (also known as The Chesterfield Supper Club and The Kraft Music Hall ), NBC, 1958.

Aunt Kate Lodge, "Mirror, Mirror," Lux Playhouse, CBS, 1959.

Dr. Lisa Beaumont, "Bob and the Pediatrician," The Bob Cummings Show, NBC, 1959.

Dr. Lisa Beaumont, "Bob Gets Hypnotized," The Bob Cummings Show, NBC, 1959.

Mary Beckett, "The Mary Beckett Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1962.

Jill Sloan, "Believe and Live," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.

Calamity Rogers, "The Abominable Snowman Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1966.

Lily, "The Unwritten Commandment," Bonanza, NBC, 1966.

Melody, "Tiger, Tiger," Tarzan, NBC, 1967.

Mrs. Carstairs, "What Did You Do Today, Grandpa?," My Three Sons, CBS, 1969.

"Love and the President," Love, American Style, ABC, 1972.

Marie Taber, "To Steal a Million," Police Story, NBC, 1975.

Examiner Murphy, "50 Cents, First Half Hour$1.75 All Day," Police Story, NBC, 1976.

Mrs. Dupres, "Reunion/Anniversary," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978.

Cynthia, "Doubtful Target," Vega$, ABC, 1979.

Prime minister, "Planet of the Amazon Women," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1979.

Siress Blassie, "The Man with Nine Lives," Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1979.

Cissy Darumple, "Devil and Mr. Roarke/Ziegfeld Girls/Kid Corey Rides Again," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981.

Nancy Ogden, "The Kleptomaniac/Thank God, I'm a Country Girl," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982.

"Arriverderchi Dink," Mr. Merlin, CBS, 1982.

Elizabeth Davis, "Here's Another Fine Mess," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983.

Mrs. Jenks, "Tomorrows," Hotel, ABC, 1984.

Agnes Shipley, "If a Body Meets a Body," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Actress, "I'm Ready for My Closeup, Mr. Markowitz," L.A. Law, NBC, 1992.

Irene Buchannon, "A Matter of Life and Death," Baywatch, syndicated, 1993.

Irene Buchannon, "Father's Day," Baywatch, syndicated, 1995.

Irene Buchannon, "Rubber Ducky," Baywatch, syndicated, 1995.

Irene Buchannon, "To Everything There Is a Season," Baywatch, syndicated, 1995.

Irene Buchannon, "Diabolique," Baywatch, syndicated, 1998.

"Cesar Romero: In a Class by Himself," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Also appeared in The Joey Bishop Show, The Johnny Carson Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Milton Berle Show, and The Steve Allen Show.

Television Appearances; Other:

Honor Day, Beggarman, Thief (miniseries), NBC, 1979.

Rita Hargrove, Finder of Lost Loves (pilot), ABC, 1984.

Elizabeth Caulfield, A Message from Holly (movie), CBS, 1992.

Stage Appearances:

Rose Maurrant, Street Scene (musical), Adelphi Theatre, New York City, 1947.

Madame Marguerita Cavallini, My Romance, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1948, Adelphi Theatre, 19481949.

Lilli Vanessi/Katharine, Kiss Me, Kate, New Century Theatre, New York City, 19481950, Shubert Theatre, c. 19501951.

Maeve Harrigan, Three Wishes for Jamie, Mark Hellinger Theatre, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1952.

Herself, Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars ), Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1982.

Appeared in Destry Rides Again, Lincoln Center, New York City; in the musical revue Fun for the Money, Hollywood, CA; in Tosca, Brooklyn Opera House, New York City; and in Camelot, Broadway production. Also appeared in The Anniversary Waltz, Bells Are Ringing, Bittersweet, Carousel, Desert Song, Do I Hear a Waltz?, Follies, High Button Shoes, The King and I, Kismet, Light Up the Sky, MarriageGoRound, The Merry Widow, Most Happy Fella, Ninotchka, No Sex Please, We're British, Pal Joey, Song of Norway, The Sound of Music, and Take Me Along.

Major Tours:

Appeared in a touring production of Camelot, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC; also toured in Destry Rides Again.

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