This article needs additional citations for . verification (March 2013) Margaret Gillespie "Meg" Wyllie (February 15, 1917 - January 1, 2002) was an American actress who appeared primarily on television. Early life and career [edit ]
Honolulu, Hawaii, she grew up in the Philippines, where her father worked as an engineer in sugar plantations and moved to New York City in the 1940s.
In 1960, she was cast as Mrs. Shafer in the episode "The Captain's Dilemma" of the CBS military sitcom/drama series,
, starring Hennesey Jackie Cooper as a United States Navy physician and Abby Dalton as nurse Martha Hale.
Between 1962-1966 Wyllie made four guest appearances on
. Her most substantial role of these was as Minerva Stone in the episode, "The Case of the Nebulous Nephew" (1963). Perry Mason
In the 1963-1964 season, Wyllie had a recurring role as Mrs. Kissel in eighteen episodes of ABC's family
western series, , starring child actor The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Kurt Russell in the title role. Mark Allen played Matt Kissel, her husband, in nineteen episodes. In nine episodes, four of the The Osmonds were cast as the singing sons of the Kissel family, all with given names of books of the Old Testament, Micah, Deuteronomy, Lamentations, and Leviticus. She played the first-ever [1 ] villain in , the Star Trek Talosian "Keeper" in the pilot episode, " The Cage" (1964). Not broadcast in its original form for many years, this material was used in the two-parter, " The Menagerie" (1966). A more complete explanation of the creation of the Talosians is here.
Wylie appeared on
ABC's as three different characters-Nurse Doris Roach (1974) who revealed to Lesley Faulkner that her daughter (Laura Vining) was still alive; Antique shop proprietor Hester Frumpkin (1982) who worked for Laura's kidnapper, David Gray; and a brief replacement for General Hospital Anna Lee as Lila Quartermaine (1994). She also played several different characters on both Golden Girls and Designing Women. Death [edit ]
Wyllie died in 2002, at the age of eighty-four in
Glendale, California, from heart failure. Filmography [edit ] Mad About You episode Cake Fear ... as Aunt Lolly Stemple episode The Alan Brady Show ... as Aunt Lolly Stemple episode Mad About You: Part 1 ... as Aunt Lolly Stemple episode Mad About You: Part 2 ... as Aunt Lolly Stemple episode Giblets for Murray ... as Aunt Lolly Stemple Coach episode Inconceivable ... as Mrs. Cumin Family Matters episode Christmas Is Where the Heart Is ... as Elderly Woman Delta episode Roadtrip ... as The Widow Major Dad episode Blue Tenant Holowachuk ... as Mrs. Gilroy Reasonable Doubts episode Pure Gold ... as Mrs. Moriarty The Golden Girls episode Mother Load ... as Millicent Kennedy episode There Goes the Bride: Part 2 ... as Myra episode Blanche's Little Girl ... as Edna episode Nothing to Fear, But Fear Itself ... as Candy The Fanelli Boys episode The Undergraduate ... as Sarah Night Court episode A Night Court at the Opera ... as Matilda episode Wedding Bell Blues: Part 1 ... as Mrs. Crane episode Battling Bailiff ... as Doris McKenzie Designing Women episode Old Rebels and Young Models ... as Miss Eulalie Crown episode The Wilderness Experience ... as Dorothy (1989) ... as Granny Worth Winning Hooperman episode Who Do You Truss? Who's the Boss? episode Yellow Submarine ... as Betty (1987) ... as Mrs. Gannon Dragnet Family Ties episode A, My Name Is Alex: Part 1 ... as Mrs. Leahy episode A, My Name Is Alex: Part 2 ... as Mrs. Leahy 1st & Ten episode Easy Come, Easy Go The Facts of Life episode Fast Food ... as Mrs. Webster (1986) ... as Grandma on Commercial Set Nothing in Common Highway to Heaven episode To Bind the Wounds ... as Miss Foley Misfits of Science episode Three Days of the Blender ... as Ruth Hayes ... as Mrs. Liderman Hollywood Wives ... as Granny Gordon The Last Starfighter ... as Annie The Thorn Birds ... as Mrs. Gardner Second Thoughts Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood ... as Glenda Rage! ... as Cal's Mother Benson episode The Layoff ... as Miss Ellie Eight Is Enough episode Big Shoes, Little Feet (1979) TV Episode .... Miss Krutch ... as Meg Better Late Than Never The Associates episode Tucker's Co-op ... as Edith Tally Elvis ... as Grandma The Love Boat episode Dear Beverly/Strike, The/Special Delivery ... as Sister #1 Charlie's Angels episode Angels at Sea ... as Mrs. Gow Bunco ... as Mrs. Patterson Emergency! episode That Time of Year ... as Mrs. Pastone episode Fuzz Lady ... as Mrs. Ryerson ... as Sister Margaret Lipstick Bronk City of Angels Barney Miller (as Meg Wylie) ... as Doris Roach, R. N. (1975)/Lila Morgan Tolliver Quartermaine (1994) (temporary replacement) General Hospital Babe ... as Sister Tarsisis Kojak episode Be Careful What You Pray For ... Sister Agnes The Tribe ... as Hertha The Bob Newhart Show episode Life Is a Hamburger ... as Mrs. Fleming Police Woman Ironside episode The Lost Cotillion ... as Miss Westcott Death Sentence (1974) ... as Mae Sinclair (1974) ... as Nurse Our Time Barnaby Jones episode Dark Legacy ... as Housekeeper Cannon episode A Well Remembered Terror episode Moving Target Mary Tyler Moore episode Love Blooms at Hemples ... as Eve Bayless The Waltons episode The Chicken Thief ... as Mrs. Potter Ghost Story episode The Phantom of Herald Square ... as Old Woman Gunsmoke episode Shadler ... as Mrs. Evans Search episode A Honeymoon to Kill (1973) ... as School Teacher Banyon Movin' On ... as Mrs. Lake Alias Smith and Jones episode The Root of It All ... as Prudence Palmer The F.B.I. episode The Natural episode The Cave-In ... as Arna Rule The Virginian episode Experiment at New Life ... as Mary episode Say Goodbye to All That ... as Sarah Beldon The Courtship of Eddie's Father episode The Promise ... as Miss Harriet Ritter Then Came Bronson episode The Old Motorcycle Fiasco .... as Mrs. Crosswell Bewitched episode One Touch of Midas ... as Miss Dobrin Judd for the Defense Punishment, Cruel and Unusual (as Meg Wylie) ... as Midi Brown It Takes a Thief episode A Spot of Trouble ... as Elderly Lady Cimarron Strip episode Whitey ... as Miss Becker Batman episode The Black Widow Strikes Again (1967) ... as Grandma Star Trek episode The Cage (1966) TV Episode (Pilot) ... The Talosian "Keeper" Voice over by Malachi Throne episode The Menagerie (1966) TV Episode ... The Talosian "Keeper" The Rounders The Moonshine Still Shines ... as Irene Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre episode Holloway's Daughters ... as Mrs. Ransworth episode Out on the Outskirts of Town ... as Mrs. Burns Lassie episode The Homesick Hound ... as Aunt Sam Whitfield Perry Mason episode The Case of the Bogus Buccaneers ... as Mrs. Webb episode The Case of the Ruinous Road ... as Marguerite Keith episode The Case of the Nebulous Nephew ... as Nineveh Stone episode The Case of the Stand-In Sister ... as Mrs. Margaret Stone A Man Called Shenandoah episode The Bell ... as Mrs. Clay The Fugitive episode All the Scared Rabbits ... as Mrs. White The Addams Family episode Cousin Itt's Problem ... as Myrtle Mae Dragwater Mister Ed episode Whiskers and Tails ... as Alice Weaver Wagon Train episode The Betsy Blee Smith Story ... as Sylvia Blee episode Heather and Hamish ... as Sara Redmond episode The John Augustus Story ... as Matilda episode The Elizabeth McQueeney Story ... as Mrs. Blower Profiles in Courage episode Thomas Hart Benton ... as Eliza Ben Casey episode A Woods Full of Question Marks ... as Mrs. Nicholson episode A Few Brief Lines for Dave The Man from U.N.C.L.E. episode The Shark Affair ... as Landlady (1964) ... as Mrs. Turpin Marnie The Untouchables episode The Eddie O'Gara Story ... as Mary O'Gara (1962) ... as Woman Beauty and the Beast (1961) ... as Helen Cooper The Flight That Disappeared The Lawless Years episode The Miles Miller Story (as Meg Wylie) ... as Mrs. Banks The Twilight Zone episode The Night of the Meek ... as Sister Florence 77 Sunset Strip episode The Duncan Shrine ... as Rose Durkee ... as Mrs. Shafer Hennesey episode The Captain's Dilemma ... as Mrs. Shafer Peter Gunn episode Slight Touch of Homicide ... as Maid episode The Family Affair ... as Miss Kelvin Death Valley Days episode Indian Family ... as Mrs. Easton Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater episode Make It Look Good ... as Mrs. Cole Have Gun - Will Travel episode Young Gun ... as Mrs. Wellman M Squad episode Guilty Alibi (as Meg Wylie) ... as Mrs. Timmons References [edit ] External links [edit ]