Friday, November 4, 2011

Phyllis Love R.I.P.

Phyllis Love, an actress who appeared both on television and on stage, passed on 30 October 2011 at the age of 85.

Phyllis Love was born on 21 December 1925 in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended Carnegie Technical Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and studied acting at the Actor's Studio in New York. She made her television debut in 1949 in an episode of  Actor's Studio. From the late Forties into the Fifties she appeared frequently on television. She appeared on such shows as The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, The Web, Ponds Theatre, Kraft Theatre, Playhouse 90, Studio One, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and Laramie. She appeared in the films So Young So Bad (1950) and Friendly Persuasion (1956). On Broadway she appeared in The Member of the Wedding, The Country Girl, The Rose Tattoo, Bus Stop, The Egghead, Flowering Cherry, and A Distant Bell.

In the Sixties Miss Love appeared ons such shows as Have Gun--Will Travel, Ben Casey, Bus Stop, The Twilight Zone, The Untouchables, The Outer Limits, Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Dr. Kildare, The Fugitive, The F.B.I., and Ironside. In  the Seventies she appeared on such shows as Bonanza and Harry-O. She retired from acting in the mid-Seventies.

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