Phyllis Davis

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Phyllis Davis
Love American Style cast 1973.JPG
Love, American Style 1973 cast with Jed Allan, Tracy Reed, James A. Watson, Jr., Phyllis Elizabeth Davis, James Hampton, and Barbara Minkus
Born Phyllis Elizabeth Davis
(1940-07-17)July 17, 1940
Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.
Died September 27, 2013(2013-09-27) (aged 73)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Cause of death
Cancer
Occupation actress

Phyllis Elizabeth Davis (July 17, 1940 - September 27, 2013) was an American actress who appeared primarily on television. She was most notably a part of the cast of Aaron Spelling's dramatic series Vega$, playing the character Beatrice Travis. Beatrice was Dan Tanna's Robert Urich secretary, and Miss Davis appeared in all 66 prime time episodes of Vega$ Vega$ aired from 1978 to 1981 on ABC

She studied at Lamar University and attended acting classes at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Career[edit]

She appeared in Love, American Style (1969) for five seasons.[1] Some of her film appearances include Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), The Big Bounce (1969), Russ Meyer's Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), Sweet Sugar (1972), Terminal Island (1973), The Day of the Dolphin (1973) and The Choirboys (1977). Davis also appeared in television series such as Knight Rider: she played the role of the villainous Tanya Walker in the pilot episode "Knight of the Phoenix". She had guest roles in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Magnum, P.I., The Love Boat, and was a regular performer in the vignettes in Love, American Style. She was in an episode of Adam-12 in 1969 (titled "You Blew It"). She was a Match Game panelist on occasion and appeared on a Battle of the Network Stars special.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Share on Facebook (1940-07-17). "Phyllis Davis". Moviesplanet.com. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  2. ^ http://davedubrow.com/my_journalfile/2009/10/the-flashback-filephyllis-davis.html

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