Belinda Montgomery

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Belinda Montgomery
Born (1950-07-23) July 23, 1950 (age 64)
Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Occupation Actress, painter

Belinda J. Montgomery (born July 23, 1950) is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and painter. She initially attracted notice for her starring role in the 1970s science-fiction series Man from Atlantis as Dr. Elizabeth Merrill and also for her recurring role as Caroline Crockett/Ballard in the 1980s cop series Miami Vice. However, she is perhaps best known for her role as matriarch Katherine Howser in the ABC medical comedy-drama Doogie Howser, M.D..

Life and career[edit]

Montgomery was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[1] She is a sister to actor Lee Harcourt Montgomery and actress Tannis G. Montgomery.

Montgomery has made over 80 guest appearances on television shows, including Ironside ("Little Dog Gone", 1970), Dynasty, L.A. Law, JAG, and Ghost Whisperer, among other series.[1]

Before pursuing an acting career, Montgomery was a watercolor painter. She sold her first art piece at the age of ten.[2] She continues to paint along with acting. Many of her art pieces are featured on her official website.

In March 2013, writing under the pen name B. Montgomery, Belinda submitted a short story "St. Patrick of the Pineapple" to Midlife Collage, an online writing contest. Montgomery's story won first-place in the contest.[3]



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