Margaret Ladd

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Margaret Ladd
Born(1942-11-08) November 8, 1942 (age 71)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1964-2005
Spouse(s)Lyle Kessler (2 children)
 
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Margaret Ladd
Born(1942-11-08) November 8, 1942 (age 71)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1964-2005
Spouse(s)Lyle Kessler (2 children)

Margaret Ladd (born November 8, 1942) is an American actress. Ladd is best known for playing Emma Channing in the 1980s soap opera Falcon Crest[1][2] throughout its nine-year run.

Ladd was born in Providence, Rhode Island[3][4] She began acting on the cancelled 1960s soap opera A Flame in the Wind as Jane Skerba from 1964 to 1965. She later starred in films include The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) and A Wedding (1978), and appeared on number of television shows. like Taxi and Quincy, M.E.. She also appeared in Broadway shows, like My Sweet Charlie and Sheep on the Runway.[5] Her last role was a small role in the film What's up, Scarlet? (2005); her first appearance after a hiatus of 14 years. Ladd is married to playwright Lyle Kessler.[4]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1964-1965A Flame in the WindJane SkerbaSeries regular
1973The Friends of Eddie CoyleAndrea
1978A WeddingRuby Spar
1979The Seeding of Sarah BurnsBonnieTV Movie
1979TaxiMiss StallworthEpisode: "Honor Thy Father"
1980Quincy M.E.Nurse Margaret AldredEpisode: "Cover-Up"
1980The Love TapesGloriaTV Movie
1982I'm Dancing as Fast as I CanLara
1982The Escape ArtistReporter
1987HotelLibbyEpisode: "Unfinished Business"
1987The Whales of AugustLibby Strong
1981-1989Falcon CrestEmma ChanningSeries regular, 193 episodes
Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Actressin a Comic Relief Role on a Prime Time Serial (1986)
1992Reasonable DoubtsLibby MorrisEpisode: "The Shadow of Death"
2005What's Up, Scarlet?Estelle

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNeil, Alex (1996-09-15). Total television: the comprehensive guide to programming from 1948 to the present. Penguin Books. p. 271. ISBN 978-0-14-024916-3. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Friday". TV Guide, Volume 37, Issues 48-52 (Triangle Publications). 1989. p. 131. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Margaret Ladd - Biography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. 1945-11-08. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Margaret Ladd". Nndb.com. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  5. ^ "Margaret Ladd Theatre Credits". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 

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