Lois Nettleton

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


A singularly consummate, vibrant and versatile actress, Lois Nettleton established a distinguished reputation on the stage, in films and on TV. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant winner and Miss America semifinalist was born in Oak Park, Illinois. Her family was impoverished and her parents divorced early on. Young Lois used ...
Birth date
1927-08-16
Death date
2008-01-18
Awards
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Height
5' 5" (1.65 m)

Known For


In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
Joanne St. John (1988-1989)
Centennial
Centennial
Maude Wendell (1978-1979)
The American Woman: Portraits of Courage
The American Woman: Portraits of Courage
Susan B. Anthony (1976)
Insight
Insight
Joanna / Mandy (1982)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressThe Christmas Card
(TV Movie) Rosie Spelman
2006
ActressHouse of Mouse
(TV Series) Maleficent - Halloween with Hades (2002) ... Maleficent (voice)
2002
ActressMickey's House of Villains
(Video) Maleficent (voice)
2001
ActressCrossing Jordan
(TV Series) Evelyn - Sight Unseen (2001) ... Evelyn - You Can't Go Home Again (2001) ... Evelyn - The Ties That Bind (2001) ... Evelyn - The Dawn of a New Day (2001) ... Evelyn - Pilot (2001) ... Evelyn
2001
ActressThe Pretender
(TV Series) Gloria - Risque Business (1999) ... Gloria
1999
ActressHerc's Adventures
(Video Game) Athena (voice)
1997
ActressSpider-Man: The Animated Series
(TV Series) Nora - Partners in Danger Chapter 2: The Cat (1997) ... Nora (voice) - Partners in Danger Chapter 1: Guilty (1997) ... Nora (voice)
1997
ActressCharlie Grace
(TV Series) - I've Got a Secret (1996)
1996
ActressThe Making of a Hollywood Madam
(TV Movie) Katherine
1996
ActressThe Feminine Touch
(Video) Pigeon
1995
ActressBaywatch Nights
(TV Series) Frances Sandreen - Bad Blades (1995) ... Frances Sandreen
1995
ActressCoach
(TV Series) Lois - Fool for Lunch (1995) ... Lois
1995
ActressUniversity Hospital
(TV Series) Sarah McCormick - 'Til Death Do Us Part (1995) ... Sarah McCormick
1995
ActressThe Cosby Mysteries
(TV Series) Ellen Adams - Last Tango (1995) ... Ellen Adams
1995
ActressBabylon 5
(TV Series) Daggair - Soul Mates (1994) ... Daggair
1994
ActressSeinfeld
(TV Series) Mrs. Enright - The Gymnast (1994) ... Mrs. Enright
1994
ActressMirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance
Sister Marion
1994
ActressTraveler's Rest
(TV Short) Joanne
1993
ActressMurder, She Wrote
(TV Series) Ginny Blanchard / Deidre French / Amelia - Terminal Connection (1991) ... Ginny Blanchard - Mourning Among the Wisterias (1988) ... Deidre French - Lovers and Other Killers (1984) ... Amelia
1984-1991
ActressFull House
(TV Series) Nedra Donaldson - The Wedding: Part 2 (1991) ... Nedra Donaldson - The Wedding: Part 1 (1991) ... Nedra Donaldson
1991
ActressThe Flash
(TV Series) Belle Crocker - Ghost in the Machine (1990) ... Belle Crocker
1990
ActressThe Munsters Today
(TV Series) Ms. Jessica Bowton - Eau de Munster (1989) ... Ms. Jessica Bowton
1989
ActressIn the Heat of the Night
(TV Series) Joanne St. John - Missing (1989) ... Joanne St. John - The Pig Woman of Sparta (1989) ... Joanne St. John - Ladybug, Ladybug (1989) ... Joanne St. John - Fifteen Forever (1989) ... Joanne St. John - Accused (1989) ... Joanne St. John Show all 22 episodes
1988-1989
ActressMr. Belvedere
(TV Series) Barbara Collins - Black Widow (1988) ... Barbara Collins
1988
ActressYou Can't Take It with You
(TV Series) Penny Vanderhof Sycamore - For Whom the Phone Rings (1988) ... Penny Vanderhof Sycamore - The Trial of Martin Vanderhof (1987) ... Penny Vanderhof Sycamore - Like Mother, Like Son (1987) ... Penny Vanderhof Sycamore - Episode #1.10 (1987) ... Penny Vanderhof Sycamore
1987-1988
ActressThe Facts of Life
(TV Series) Noreen Stickle / Radio Voice - Ex Marks the Spot (1987) ... Noreen Stickle - Ready or Not (1986) ... Radio Voice (voice)
1986-1987
ActressCagney & Lacey
(TV Series) Faith Dewey - Divine Couriers (1987) ... Faith Dewey
1987
ActressThe Golden Girls
(TV Series) Jean - Isn't It Romantic? (1986) ... Jean
1986
ActressManhunt for Claude Dallas
(TV Movie) Dee Pogue
1986
ActressBrass
(TV Movie) Claire Willis
1985
ActressHotel
(TV Series) Cheryl Pomeroy - Lost and Found (1985) ... Cheryl Pomeroy
1985
ActressFinder of Lost Loves
(TV Series) Helen Sanderson - From the Heart (1985) ... Helen Sanderson
1985
ActressGlitter
(TV Series) Sister Abigail - A Minor Miracle (1984) ... Sister Abigail
1984
ActressInsight
(TV Series) Joanna / Mandy - So Little Time (1982) ... Joanna - A Gun for Mandy (1982) ... Mandy
1982
ActressTrapper John, M.D.
(TV Series) Janet Weems - Three on a Mismatch (1982) ... Janet Weems
1982
ActressThe Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Dulcie Mae
1982
ActressSoggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Molly
1981
ActressButterfly
Belle Morgan
1981
ActressDeadly Blessing
Louisa Stohler
1981
ActressTourist
(TV Movie) Terry Carrell
1980
ActressThe Love Boat
(TV Series) Susan Stoddard - Celebration/Captain Papa/Honeymoon Pressure (1980) ... Susan Stoddard
1980
ActressCentennial
(TV Mini-Series) Maude Wendell - The Scream of Eagles (1979) ... Maude Wendell - The Winds of Death (1979) ... Maude Wendell - The Winds of Fortune (1979) ... Maude Wendell - The Crime (1979) ... Maude Wendell - The Storm (1979) ... Maude Wendell Show all 10 episodes
1978-1979
ActressThe Eddie Capra Mysteries
(TV Series) - Nightmare at Pendragon Castle (1978)
1978
ActressWashington: Behind Closed Doors
(TV Mini-Series) Linda Martin - Part 6 (1977) ... Linda Martin - Part 5 (1977) ... Linda Martin - Part 4 (1977) ... Linda Martin - Part 3 (1977) ... Linda Martin - Part 2 (1977) ... Linda Martin Show all 6 episodes
1977
ActressThe Streets of San Francisco
(TV Series) Carolyn Blake - Interlude (1977) ... Carolyn Blake
1977
ActressAll That Glitters
(TV Series) Christina Stockwood
1977
ActressThe American Woman: Portraits of Courage
(TV Movie documentary) Susan B. Anthony
1976
ActressMedical Center
(TV Series) Maj. Annie Malone / Katie Height / Dr. Annie Claymor / ... - Major Annie, MD (1976) ... Maj. Annie Malone - The Hostile Heart (1974) ... Katie Height - Impasse (1973) ... Dr. Annie Claymor - No Way Out (1972) ... Amy Todd - Scream of Silence (1970) ... Marian Palmer
1970-1976
ActressEchoes of a Summer
Ruth Striden
1976
ActressHawaii Five-O
(TV Series) Chelsea Merriman - Sing a Song of Suspense (1975) ... Chelsea Merriman
1975
ActressFear on Trial
(TV Movie) Nan Claybourne
1975
ActressPetrocelli
(TV Series) Gloria - A Night of Terror (1975) ... Gloria
1975
ActressKung Fu
(TV Series) Delonia Cantrell - Flight to Orion (1975) ... Delonia Cantrell - Barbary House (1975) ... Delonia Cantrell
1975
ActressThe Man in the Glass Booth
Miriam Rosen
1975
ActressBarnaby Jones
(TV Series) Ellen Blazeford - Death on Deposit (1974) ... Ellen Blazeford
1974
ActressMarcus Welby, M.D.
(TV Series) Mary Anderson - Child of Silence (1974) ... Mary Anderson
1974
ActressMovin' On
(TV Series) Karen - Life Line (1974) ... Karen
1974
ActressThe ABC Afternoon Playbreak
(TV Series) Jennifer Clifton - Last Bride of Salem (1974) ... Jennifer Clifton
1974
ActressThe Mary Tyler Moore Show
(TV Series) Barbara Coleman - What Do You Do When the Boss Says 'I Love You' (1973) ... Barbara Coleman
1973
ActressCannon
(TV Series) Linda Dean - The Shadow Man (1972) ... Linda Dean
1972
ActressThe Honkers
Linda Lathrop
1972
ActressThe Bull of the West
(TV Movie) Mary Justin
1972
ActressNight Gallery
(TV Series) Moira (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever") - I'll Never Leave You - Ever/There Aren't Any More MacBanes (1972) ... Moira (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")
1972
ActressWomen in Chains
(TV Movie) Sandra Parker / Sally Porter
1972
ActressThe Man and the City
(TV Series) Jennifer Wilson - Jennifer (1971) ... Jennifer Wilson
1971
ActressTerror in the Sky
(TV Movie) Janet Turner
1971
ActressThe Forgotten Man
(TV Movie) Anne Wilson
1971
ActressThe Interns
(TV Series) Jeanne / Jenny - Metamorphosis (1971) ... Jeanne / Jenny
1971
ActressWeekend of Terror
(TV Movie) Sister Ellen
1970
ActressBracken's World
(TV Series) Eva Sanders - Nude Scene (1970) ... Eva Sanders
1970
ActressDirty Dingus Magee
Prudence Frost
1970
ActressThe Name of the Game
(TV Series) Laura Garver / Ruth Prochek - All the Old Familiar Faces (1970) ... Laura Garver - The Taker (1968) ... Ruth Prochek
1968-1970
ActressThe F.B.I.
(TV Series) Elizabeth Colling / Catherine Fossburg - The Innocents (1970) ... Elizabeth Colling - Vendetta (1966) ... Catherine Fossburg
1966-1970
ActressThe Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker
Mildred
1970
ActressThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors
(TV Series) Laura Michaels - And Those Unborn (1969) ... Laura Michaels
1969
ActressThen Came Bronson
(TV Series) Barbara Timmons - All the World and God (1969) ... Barbara Timmons
1969
ActressThe Good Guys and the Bad Guys
Mary
1969
ActressThe Outsider
(TV Series) April Endby - Periwinkle Blue (1969) ... April Endby
1969
ActressAny Second Now
(TV Movie) Nancy Dennison
1969
ActressMacbeth
(TV Movie) Lady Macbeth
1968
ActressDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Sulie - The Bait (1968) ... Sulie
1968
ActressThe Bamboo Saucer
Anna Karachev
1968
ActressThe Virginian
(TV Series) Suzanne Mayo / Mary Justin - The Wind of Outrage (1968) ... Suzanne Mayo - Nobility of Kings (1965) ... Mary Justin
1965-1968
ActressAccidental Family
(TV Series) Sue Kramer - Who's Been Sleeping in Daddy's Bed (1968) ... Sue Kramer - Sandy Gets Tough (1967) ... Sue Kramer - The Treasure of San Fernando Valley (1967) ... Sue Kramer - The Lush Life (1967) ... Sue Kramer - The Return of Mr. Ex (1967) ... Sue Kramer Show all 16 episodes
1967-1968
ActressValley of Mystery
(TV Movie) Rita Brown
1967
ActressGunsmoke
(TV Series) Amy Todd / Nina Sharkey - The Returning (1967) ... Amy Todd - Nina's Revenge (1961) ... Nina Sharkey
1961-1967
ActressBonanza
(TV Series) Elizabeth Ann Clauson - The Pursued: Part 2 (1966) ... Elizabeth Ann Clauson - The Pursued: Part 1 (1966) ... Elizabeth Ann Clauson
1966
ActressThe Fugitive
(TV Series) Marcia Stone / Susan Cartwright / Lucey Russell - Death Is the Door Prize (1966) ... Marcia Stone - In a Plain Paper Wrapper (1966) ... Susan Cartwright - Man on a String (1964) ... Lucey Russell
1964-1966
Actress12 O'Clock High
(TV Series) Susan Nesbit - Show Me a Hero, I'll Show You a Bum (1965) ... Susan Nesbit
1965
ActressMr. Novak
(TV Series) Jean Corcoran - Where Is There to Go, Billie, But Up? (1965) ... Jean Corcoran
1965
ActressDr. Kildare
(TV Series) Lisa Dowling / Hildy Pochek - My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost (1965) ... Lisa Dowling - Speak Not in Angry Whispers (1964) ... Hildy Pochek
1964-1965
ActressThe Doctors and the Nurses
(TV Series) Ella Johnson / Molly Kane - A Messenger to Everyone (1964) ... Ella Johnson - The Guilt of Molly Kane (1963) ... Molly Kane
1963-1964
ActressMail Order Bride
Annie Boley
1964
ActressEast Side/West Side
(TV Series) Ann Severson - No Hiding Place (1963) ... Ann Severson
1963
ActressThe Eleventh Hour
(TV Series) Ruth - Oh, You Shouldn't Have Done It (1963) ... Ruth
1963
ActressThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour
(TV Series) Dianne Castillejo - The Dark Pool (1963) ... Dianne Castillejo
1963
ActressGeneral Hospital
(TV Series) Virginia Benson (1996-1998)
1963
ActressCome Fly with Me
Hilda 'Bergie' Bergstrom
1963
ActressRoute 66
(TV Series) Isabelle / Jahala West / Susan - Suppose I Said I Was the Queen of Spain (1963) ... Isabelle - Some of the People, Some of the Time (1961) ... Jahala West - The Opponent (1961) ... Susan
1961-1963
ActressThe DuPont Show of the Week
(TV Series) Jennifer Graham - The Shadowed Affair (1962) ... Jennifer Graham
1962
ActressPeriod of Adjustment
Dorothea Bates
1962
ActressNaked City
(TV Series) Sara / Marie Marianni / Fran Burney / ... - A Run for the Money (1962) ... Sara - Show Me the Way to Go Home (1961) ... Marie Marianni - To Dream Without Sleep (1961) ... Fran Burney - Debt of Honor (1960) ... Merissa Mori
1960-1962
ActressThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) Norma - The Midnight Sun (1961) ... Norma
1961
ActressEncounter
(TV Series) Lise - The Neighbour (1961) ... Lise
1961
ActressPlay of the Week
(TV Series) Mary / Abigail Sarclet - Emmanuel (1960) ... Mary - Duet for Two Hands (1960) ... Abigail Sarclet
1960
ActressCBS Repertoire Workshop
(TV Series) - The Mind's Eye (1960)
1960
ActressDow Hour of Great Mysteries
(TV Series) Laura / Anne Catherick - The Woman in White (1960) ... Laura / Anne Catherick
1960
ActressStartime
(TV Series) - Mr. Arcularis (1960)
1960
ActressDeadline
(TV Series) Peg - The Face of a Thief (1959) ... Peg
1959
ActressCaptain David Grief
(TV Series) Rosita Molina - The Gun Runners (1959) ... Rosita Molina
1959
ActressSummer of Decision
(TV Movie) Receptionist
1959
ActressTrue Story
(TV Series) Sue Richards - Episode dated 12 September 1959 (1959) ... Sue Richards
1959
ActressThe United States Steel Hour
(TV Series) Jan Livingston - Seed of Guilt (1959) ... Jan Livingston
1959
ActressBrenner
(TV Series) - One of Our Own (1959)
1959
ActressMeet Me in St. Louis
(TV Movie) Lucille Ballard
1959
ActressKraft Theatre
(TV Series) Beth / Sarah / Millie - Presumption of Innocence (1958) ... Beth - Now Will You Try for Murder? (1958) ... Sarah - The Day of the Hunter (1956) ... Millie
1956-1958
ActressCamera Three
(TV Series) Emily Dickinson / Akulina - Emily Dickinson: Portrait of a Poet (1958) ... Emily Dickinson - The Rendezvous (1956) ... Akulina - The Forty-Niners (1955)
1955-1958
ActressArmstrong Circle Theatre
(TV Series) - Accused of Murder (1958) - The Mummy Complex (1958)
1958
ActressDecoy
(TV Series) Lois Bergen / Lois Gray - Ladies Man (1958) ... Lois Bergen - Deadly Corridor (1957) ... Lois Gray
1957-1958
ActressA Face in the Crowd
Mr. Macey's Nurse (uncredited)
1957
ActressThe Big Story
(TV Series) Jean - Ex-Convict (1956) ... Jean
1956
ActressStudio One in Hollywood
(TV Series) Bertha Randall / Mona - British Royal Army Corps. / Marian - Party Guest - An Incident of Love (1956) ... Bertha Randall - The Willow Cabin (1950) ... Mona - British Royal Army Corps. - Flowers from a Stranger (1950) ... Marian - Party Guest - Flowers from a Stranger (1949)
1949-1956
ActressCaptain Video and His Video Rangers
(TV Series) - The Enemy from Within (1954)
1954
ActressThe Brighter Day
(TV Series) Patsy Dennis - Episode #1.1 (1954) ... Patsy Dennis
1954
ActressMan Against Crime
(TV Series) Ethel - Murder Mountain (1953) ... Ethel
1953
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackMickey's House of Villains
(Video) (performer: "It's Our House Now")
2001
RoleTitleYear
SelfSinatra: Dark Star
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfThe $10,000 Pyramid
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 1 November 1991 (1991) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 31 October 1991 (1991) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 30 October 1991 (1991) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 29 October 1991 (1991) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 28 October 1991 (1991) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant Show all 111 episodes
1977-1991
SelfThe 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1989
SelfThe $100,000 Pyramid
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.145 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.144 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.143 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.142 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.141 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant Show all 20 episodes
1987-1988
SelfThe $25,000 Pyramid
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 20 May 1988 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 19 May 1988 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 18 May 1988 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 17 May 1988 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 16 May 1988 (1988) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant Show all 23 episodes
1977-1988
SelfStar's Table
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.47 (1986) ... Self
1986
SelfThe $25,000 Pyramid
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #4.222 (1986) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #4.221 (1986) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #4.220 (1986) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #4.219 (1986) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #4.218 (1986) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant Show all 35 episodes
1983-1986
Self39th Annual Golden Globe Awards
(TV Special) Self
1982
SelfChain Reaction
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 22 February 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 21 February 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 20 February 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 19 February 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 18 February 1980 (1980) ... Self
1980
SelfShoot for the Stars
(TV Series) Self - Lois Nettleton and Peter Bonerz (1977) ... Self
1977
SelfCelebrity Bowling
(TV Series) Self - Show #126 (1976) ... Self - Show #108 (1975) ... Self
1975-1976
SelfStumpers!
(TV Series) Self - Lois Nettleton and Orson Bean (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfThe Cross-Wits
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 October 1976 (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfThe 30th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1976
SelfRhyme and Reason
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.116 (1975) ... Self - Episode #1.31 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfCelebrity Sweepstakes
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 June 1974 (1974) ... Self
1974
SelfWhat's My Line?
(TV Series) Self - Mystery Guest - Episode dated 26 July 1973 (1973) ... Self - Mystery Guest
1973
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - From the Hollywood Palace: Burt Reynolds, Mike Connors, Lois Nettleton, James Hampton (1973) ... Self
1973
SelfCop Out!
(TV Special) Self
1972
SelfThe Lee Phillip Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 March 1972 (1972) ... Self
1972
SelfIt's Your Bet
(TV Series) Self - Charles Nelson Reilly and Elizabeth Allen vs. Lois Nettleton and David Hartman (1971) ... Self
1971
SelfThe Woody Woodbury Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 14 February 1968 (1968) ... Self - Guest
1968
SelfThe Pat Boone Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 22 January 1968 (1968) ... Self - Guest
1968
SelfPat Boone in Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.87 (1968) ... Self
1968
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 2 August 1967 (1967) ... Self - Guest
1967
SelfDream Girl of '67
(TV Series) Self - Fashion Hostess - The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show 20) (1967) ... Self - Fashion Hostess - The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show 19) (1967) ... Self - Fashion Hostess - The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show 18) (1967) ... Self - Fashion Hostess - The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show 17) (1967) ... Self - Fashion Hostess - The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show 16) (1967) ... Self - Fashion Hostess
1967
SelfGreat Ghost Tales
(TV Series) - Mr. Arcularis (1961)
1961
SelfLook Up and Live
(TV Series) - Episode dated 16 September 1956 (1956)
1956
SelfCamera Three
(TV Series) Self - Emily Dickinson (1956) ... Self
1956
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageSammy LaBella: The Real Skip E. Lowe
(filming) Self
Archive footageThe 60th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self - In Memoriam
2008
Archive footage14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
(TV Special) Self - In Memoriam
2008
Archive footageFlash III: Deadly Nightshade
(Video) Belle Crocker
1992