Antoinette Bower

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Antoinette Bower
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Bower as guest star on Adventures in Paradise, 1961
Years active1954–1992
SpouseJames Francis Gill (divorced)

Antoinette Bower is a British-American retired film, television and stage actress, whose career lasted nearly four decades.

Early years[edit]

Bower was born in Baden-Baden to a German mother and an English father. She lived in England, Vienna and Monte Carlo and was educated in England. She moved to Canada in 1953.[1]


Bower has many television guest roles to her credit – between 1958 and 1987, she amassed over 90 appearances on such programs as Ben Casey, The Fugitive, Combat!, Twelve O'Clock High, The Invaders, Mannix, Mission: Impossible (in 4 episodes), Perry Mason, The Big Valley, The Six Million Dollar Man, Kojak, Star Trek, Hogan's Heroes (in 3 different roles), Cannon, Columbo, Hawaii Five-O, The Twilight Zone and Murder, She Wrote.

In the 1970s and 1980s she appeared in the movies A Death of Innocence (1971), Die Sister, Die! (1972, released in 1978), Prom Night (1980), The Cowboy and the Ballerina (1984), The Evil That Men Do (1984) and Club Paradise (1986).

She played in three episodes between 1967 and 1969 of Hogan's Heroes as an underground agent in Germany. She also co-starred with Christopher Plummer and Jean Simmons in the TV mini-series The Thorn Birds (1983) and, from 1989 to 1992, was a regular on the Canadian TV series Neon Rider.

In 1979, Bower co-starred in four episodes of Mutual Radio Theater.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Bower was married to James Francis Gill.[3]

Selected TV and filmography[edit]

TV Series - Guest Appearances[edit]

TV Series - Regular Appearances[edit]

TV Movie Appearances[edit]

Film Appearances[edit]


  1. ^ Brown, Bill; Sebert, John (22 March 1958). "Antoinette's A Busy Girl". The Kingston Whig-Standard. Canada, Ontario, Kingston. p. 46. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  2. ^ Smith, Ronald L. (8 March 2010). Horror Stars on Radio: The Broadcast Histories of 29 Chilling Hollywood Voices. McFarland. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-7864-5729-8. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  3. ^ Roessing, Walter (2 November 1968). "Who IS That Girl, Anyway?". The Ottawa Journal. Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. p. 81.

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