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Lois Nettleton
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Actress
    (August 6, 1929-January 18, 2008)
    Performed Off-Broadway in 'How to Build a Better Tulip' (2004)
    Performed on Broadway in 'Strangers,' 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' 'The Wayward Stalk,' 'Silent Night, Lonely Night,' 'God and Kate Murphy,' 'Darkness at Noon' and 'The Biggest Thief in Town.'
    Portrayed Virginia Benson on 'General Hospital' (1996-1998), Joanne St. John on 'In the Heat of the Night,' Sue Kramer on 'Accidental Family,' Christina Stockwood on 'All That Glitters' and Patsy Dennis on 'The Brighter Day'
    Acted in 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982),' 'Butterfly (1982),' 'Man in the Glass Booth (1975),' 'Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)' and 'Bamboo Saucer (1968)'
    Appeared in many TV shows, including 'Murder, She Wrote,' 'Full House,' 'Flash,' 'Facts of Life,' 'Cagney & Lacey,' 'Golden Girls,' 'Trapper John, M.D.,' 'Love Boat,' 'Streets of San Francisco,' 'Medical Center,' 'Kung Fu,' 'Barnaby Jones,' 'Marcus Welby, M.D.,' 'Movin' On,' 'Mary Tyler Moore,' 'Cannon,' 'Night Gallery,' 'Then Came Bronson,' 'Daniel Boone,' 'Virginian,' 'Name of the Game,' 'Gunsmoke,' 'F.B.I.,' 'Bonanza,' 'Fugitive,' 'Virginian,' 'Twelve O'Clock High,' 'Mr. Novak,' 'Dr. Kildare,' 'Nurses,' 'Eleventh Hour,' 'Alfred Hitchcock,' 'Route 66,' 'Naked City,' 'Twilight Zone,' 'United States Steel Hour,' 'Camera Three,' 'Kraft Television Theatre' and 'Studio One'
    She was divorced.
    She felt her name was too 'schoolmarmy' so she changed it to Lydia Scott (1949) but later changed it back.
    Although she played Maggie the Cat in the original 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' it was as Barbara Bel Geddes' understudy (1955).
    Despite turning 75 in 2004, her looks never hit the wall.
    The New York Times labeled her as 'very feminine.'
    She was the first on-air caller to radio personality Jean Shepherd's show (they later married). She became known as 'the caller.'
    She appeared in a 'Seinfeld' episode as the mother of George's girlfriend who catches George eating an eclair from the garbage.
    She received critical acclaim for her role as Norma on a 'Twilight Zone,' in which Earth was moving closer to the Sun.
    She won two Emmys.
    She was nominated for a Tony for 'They Knew What They Wanted.'
    She won the Clarence Derwent Award for her role in 'God and Kate Murphy.'
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 27 Votes: 14.81% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 142 Votes: 51.41% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 29 Votes: 55.17% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 53.12% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 61 Votes: 39.34% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 98 Votes: 32.65% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 232 Votes: 43.97% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 132 Votes: 46.21% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 206 Votes: 44.66% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 91 Votes: 29.67% Annoying
 
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