For six seasons, Ilene Graff was the mom on Mr. Belvedere. You know, that sitcom about the Pittsburgh family with a proper British butler. Except for a recent clip shown on VH1's I Love The 80s, this series isn't remembered as often as other TV classics. Why? Well, it seems if you peek behind the scenes, the cast just wasn't tragic enough.
"We had no drinking, no car accidents, no nothing," Graff laughs to TV Guide Online. "There is no E! True Hollywood Story on our show. There was a rumor for years that [my TV son] Rob Stone was really Marilyn Manson. Rob has no connection to him at all. He thinks it's hilarious, and has no idea how it started!"
Sadly, Christopher Hewitt — who played Mr. Belvedere himself — died two years ago. "I had no clue he was sick," Graff sighs, "because he was very private. But we had a wonderful experience working together back th