Suzanne Pleshette

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Suzanne Pleshette

Suzanne Pleshette

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Suzanne Pleshette

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: January 31, 1937
Date of Passing: January 19, 2008
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress.

Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress.

Pleshette started her career in the theatre and began appearing in films in the late 1950s. She later appeared in various television productions, often in guest roles, and played Emily Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show from 1972 until 1978, receiving several Emmy Award nominations for her work.

Pleshette's first television role was in the "Night Rescue" episode of the CBS adventure/drama television series Harbormaster, starring Barry Sullivan and Paul Burke. Other early television appearances include Playhouse 90, Decoy, Have Gun – Will Travel, One Step Beyond, Riverboat, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Tab Hunter Show, Channing, Ben Casey, Naked City, Wagon Train, the pilot episode of The Wild Wild West, and Dr. Kildare, for which she was nominated for her first Emmy Award. She guest-starred more than once as different characters in each of the following TV series: Route 66, The Fugitive, The Invaders, The F.B.I., Columbo, and The Name of the Game.

Pleshette died January 19, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. She was 70.

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