Rebecca Welles

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Rebecca Welles
BornReba Tassel
(1928-02-05) February 5, 1928 (age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1951-1964
SpouseDon Weis (19?? - July 25, 2000) (his death)
 
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Rebecca Welles
BornReba Tassel
(1928-02-05) February 5, 1928 (age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1951-1964
SpouseDon Weis (19?? - July 25, 2000) (his death)

Rebecca Welles (born February 5, 1928) is an American television and film actress.

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Career

Born as Reba Tassell, Welles is sister of fashion designer Gustave Tassell. Her first TV appearance was in the episode "A Chill on the Wind" on Studio One in 1951, where she was credited under her birth name, but subsequently worked under the surname "Welles".

Active from 1951 to 1964, Welles made appearances on about fifty TV shows, including 77 Sunset Strip, Boots and Saddles, Bat Masterson, Alcoa Theatre, four episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and five of Perry Mason. In addition, Welles appeared in four feature films, including Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) and Desire Under the Elms (1958). She made her last onscreeen appearance in a 1964 episodes of Arrest and Trial.

Personal life

Welles was married to television director Don Weis.

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
1955Good Morning, Miss DovePolly BurnhamUncredited
1956The Brass LegendMillie StreetCredited as Reba Tassell
1958Desire Under the ElmsLucinda Cabot
Juvenile JungleGlory
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1951Studio One1 episode
Lights Out1 episode
The Web1 episode
1953Danger1 episode
HarvestArleneTelevision movie
Credited as Reba Tassell
Robert Montgomery PresentsArlene1 episode
1956–1960Alfred Hitchcock PresentsVarious roles4 episodes
1957Wire ServiceJulia Thomas1 episode
GunsmokeNan Mellors1 episode
The Web1 episode
Boots and SaddlesLaurie2 episodes
The MillionaireAmy1 episode
1957–1964Perry MasonVarious roles5 episodes
1958Mickey Spillane's Mike HammerSandra Mantell1 episode
State TrooperBetty Dolan1 episode
TrackdownJulie Corbin1 episode
M SquadMrs. Kenneth Darrell1 episode
Northwest PassageMaureen Carver1 episode
Frontier DoctorMaria Belotti, Circus Owner1 episode
26 MenRuth1 episode
Rescue 8Madge1 episode
The LineupJane Abbott1 episode
1959The Thin ManMaria1 episode
Wagon TrainJean Yates1 episode
ZorroMoneta1 episode
Bat MastersonIsabel Fowler1 episode
The CaliforniansCora Sue Sommers
Clara Keel
2 episodes
BroncoLynne Henderson1 episode
The Lawless YearsJane Cooper
Mary Drew
2 episodes
1960Philip MarloweJulie French1 episode
Alcoa TheatrePhoebe Hanes1 episode
TightropeMargo1 episode
The Dennis O'Keefe ShowPaula Hamilton1 episode
The Man From BlackhawkJanet1 episode
Alcoa Presents: One Step BeyondAdelle Bernheim1 episode
The Brothers BrannaganSally Ross1 episode
General Electric Theater1 episode
1961CheckmateFay Razon1 episode
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1 episode
The UntouchablesRose Raineri1 episode
The DuPont Show with June AllysonPolly1 episode
Hawaiian EyeVera Ormsby1 episode
77 Sunset StripEllen Martone1 episode
1962The New Breed1 episode
Follow the SunBeverly Willis1 episode
1963Burke's LawSusan Rivers1 episode
1964Arrest and TrialReba Thayer1 episode

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