Pamela Susan Shoop
|Pamela Susan Shoop|
June 7, 1948 |
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Other names||Pamela Shoop|
|Years active||1969–1996; 2006|
|Spouse(s)||Terrence Sweeney (1987-present)|
Shoop's best known film role was in the 1981 horror film Halloween II, as Karen, a nurse. She appeared in the pilot episode of Knight Rider ("Knight of the Phoenix") and later on in the season four premiere ("Knight of the Juggernaut"). She also appeared in the pilot episode of Magnum, P.I. She also starred in NBC's "Return To Peyton Place" as Allison McKinzie #2 from 1973-1974.
Other guest appearances include The Mod Squad, B. J. and the Bear, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Simon & Simon, Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk and Murder, She Wrote. Shoop's last credited appearance was a 1996 episode of Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, but she continues to attend conventions associated with films in which she appeared. She appeared in the 2006 DVD release Halloween: 25 Years of Terror.
Shoop is the daughter of Gen. Clarence A. Shoop, a test pilot who flew for Howard Hughes and later became vice president of Hughes Aircraft (died 1968) and actress Julie Bishop (died 2001), both deceased.
- "Beauty is back". The Christian Science Monitor. February 26, 1979. p. B12. "His fans will do a double take when Julie Bishop Bergin joins look-alike redhead daughter, actress Pamela Susan Shoop"
- "Emmy Award-Winning Priest Weds Actress Who Was His Parishioner". Los Angeles Times. November 16, 1987. pp. Metro; 2. Retrieved January 26, 2012.