Suzanne Pleshette

Suzanne Pleshette (January 31, 1937 – January 19, 2008) was an American actress, on stage, screen and television. After beginning her career in theatre, she began appearing in films in the early 1960s, such as Rome Adventure (1962) and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). She later appeared in various television productions, often in guest roles, and played the role of Emily Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show from 1972 until 1978, receiving Emmy Award nominations for her work. She continued acting until 2004, and died from respiratory failure as a result of lung cancer in 2008. Description above from the Wikipedia article Suzanne Pleshette,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nevada Smith (1966)

Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith  •  Arthur Kennedy

The Birds (1963)

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Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Veronica Cartwright

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Rooney
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Moira Kelly  •  Neve Campbell  •  Liz Callaway

The Power (1968)

One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Aldo Ray  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Richard Carlson

Diagnosis Murder: A Twist of the Knife (1993)

Dr Sloan suspects that his flame of long ago, famous heart surgeon Dr Rachel Walters, has murdered US Senator Cabot on the occasion of a guest operation at the community hospital. After a long investigation, Sloan and fellow detectives Dr Bentley and Dr Parker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Christina Pickles

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)

A group of travelers from the United States race through seven countries in 18 days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Ian McShane  •  Mildred Natwick  •  Murray Hamilton

The Shaggy D.A. (1976)

Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog catcher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Dean Jones  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Tim Conway  •  Keenan Wynn

Wall of Noise (1963)

The lives and loves behind the scenes at the racetrack are detailed in this thoroughbred soap opera. An ambitious young trainer, Joel Tarrant (Ty Hardin), enters into an illicit affair with the stable owner's wealthy wife, hot-to-trot Laura Rubio (Suzanne ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Ty Hardin  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Ralph Meeker

The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)

To restore his family's lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold Rush. When their very proper butler gives chase, all roads lead to nonstop adventure, wild and woolly characters, and a lucky punch that leads to a bonanza of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Karl Malden  •  Harry Guardino

Help Wanted: Male (1982)

Suzanne Pleshette plays an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes. After she maneuvers him into proposing marriage to her, she learns that he happens to be sterile.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wiard
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Gil Gerard  •  Bert Convy  •  Dana Elcar

Along Came a Spider (1970)

Dr. Janet Furie comes to believe that her husband and fellow scientist were set up to die in a lab accident. She blames another scientist, not only for the murder but also for taking credit for her husband's groundbreaking work. When she can't prove her husband was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee H. Katzin
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Ed Nelson  •  Andrew Prine  •  Brooke Bundy

Youngblood Hawke (1964)

An unknown Kentucky writer (James Franciscus) comes to New York and pursues fame and women (Suzanne Pleshette, Genevieve Page).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Franciscus  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Geneviève Page  •  Eva Gabor

Dixie: Changing Habits (1983)

Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Englund
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Kenneth McMillan  •  John Considine

Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1998)

In 1995, Chasen's closed its doors after 60 years of serving chili to movie stars and visiting dignitaries, Presidents and the Pope. During its two final weeks, Chasen regulars (actors and producers), staff, and management sat for interviews. There's an Oscar party ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shari Springer Berman  •  Robert Pulcini
CAST:  Sally Kellerman  •  Martin Landau  •  David Frost  •  Ed McMahon

The Legend of Valentino (1975)

A "dramatization" of the life of actor Rudolph Valentino, widely regarded as the screen's first male sex symbol.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Franco Nero  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Lesley Ann Warren

A Distant Trumpet (1964)

In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring's wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from an Indian attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Diane McBain  •  James Gregory

Target: Harry (1969)

Pilot Harry Black is hired to fly a man named Carlyle to Istanbul, where he's murdered. Now, mysterious Diane Reed and a local gangster, Rashi, are after Harry believing that he has the priceless plates Carlyle used to counterfeit money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Victor Buono  •  Cesar Romero

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Phil Silvers  •  Kevin McCarthy

Flesh & Blood (1979)

A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to his life. Once out, his trainer motivates him to become a professional boxer. He cares about only two other things, his uncomfortably close mother and absent father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Mitchell Ryan  •  John Cassavetes

Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)

Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Michaels
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Joe Regalbuto  •  Raymond Singer
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