Elizabeth Montgomery

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/15/1933, Aries
  • Date of Death: 05/18/1995
  • Profession: Actor
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Elizabeth Montgomery Fast Facts:
  • Moved to New York after her parents divorced in 1950 and made her TV debut opposite her father in his series Robert Montgomery Presents, in a '51 episode titled "Top Secret."
  • Made Broadway debut in 1953's Late Love and received the Daniel Blum Theater World Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
  • Regarded the 1970 Bewitched episode "Sisters at Heart," which delved into issues of bigotry and racism, as one of her favorites. It received a Governor's Award for Excellence at the Emmys.
  • Active in politics, she campaigned for Democratic candidates, championed liberal causes and narrated two documentaries that were critical of the Reagan administration: 1988's Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair, and 1992's Panama Deception.
  • Discovered she had colon cancer after wrapping production on what was to be her final made-for-TV movie, 1995's Deadline for Murder, in which she reprised the role of real-life crime reporter Edna Buchanan.
  • Received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008.
  • Elizabeth Montgomery Relationships:
  • Frederic Gallatin Cammann - Ex-husband
  • Rebecca Asher - Daughter
  • Robert Asher - Son
  • William Asher - Ex-husband
  • Robert 'Skip' Montgomery Jr. - Brother
  • Robert Foxworth - Husband
  • William Asher Jr. - Son
  • Gig Young - Ex-husband
  • Martha Bryan Montgomery - Sister
  • Robert Montgomery - Father
  • Elizabeth Bryan Allen - Mother
  • Elizabeth Montgomery Awards:
  • 1968 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1969 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1961 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1971 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1974 Emmy: Best Lead Actress in Drama - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series - Nominee
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1965 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1966 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY

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