Ann Dusenberry

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Ann Dusenberry
Born (1952-09-13) September 13, 1952 (age 62)
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976-present
Spouse(s) Brad Fiedel, ?-present
Children Two daughters
Parent(s) Bruce and Kate Dusenberry

Ann Dusenberry (born September 13, 1952 in Tucson, Arizona)[1] is an American actress known primarily for a variety of television series and made-for-TV movie roles in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s.


Acting career[edit]

Dusenberry played Amory alias Angel Collins in the TV movie Stonestreet: Who Killed The Centerfold Model? (1977) and Amy March in Little Women in a two-part series on NBC in 1978, and returned to the role in a full series the next year.[2] Also in 1978, she appeared as beauty queen Tina Wilcox in Jaws 2.[3] She played Lucille Ball's daughter Margot in the 1986 series Life With Lucy.[4][5]

Education and family life[edit]

Dusenberry studied theater arts for four years, first at the University of Arizona, then Occidental College.[6][3] She got her first role by circulating her resume and photograph within the Universal Studios offices using internal envelopes obtained by her boyfriend, a truck driver for Universal. She signed a seven year contract with Universal.[6] She is married to composer Brad Fiedel,[7] whom she lives with in Santa Barbara, California. They have two daughters. She received an MA degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and works as Artistic Director of the Actors’ Conservatory Theatre in Santa Barbara.[8] She is the daughter of Bruce and Katie Dusenberry, the owners of a family business and respectively a former attorney and former Pima County supervisor.[3]



  1. ^ ANN DUSENBERRY 1952-09-13 Studio City CA
  2. ^ "'Little Women' Becomes New NBC Series". The Sumter Daily Item. 8 February 1979. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Ann Dusenberry Adapting to Rigors of Film Life". Boxoffice. 19 July 1978. 
  4. ^ O'Connor, John J. (22 September 1986). "TV Reviews; Lucille Ball Returns in ABC Comedy Series". New York Times. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  5. ^ Bobbin, Jay (3 October 1986). "TV Daughter Likes 'Life with Lucy' Just Fine". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Scott, Vernon. "One Way To Succeed". Reading Eagle. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  7. ^ Ryon, Ruth (3 October 1999). "Prolific Cannell Can Set Up Typewriter In Laguna Beach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  8. ^ "Ann Dusenberry". Women's Plaza of Honor. University of Arizona. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  9. ^ Shirley, Don (9 July 1998). "'Our Town' for Our Times". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 

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