E. J. Peaker

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E. J. Peaker
E. J. Peaker and Robert Morse - 1968.jpg
Peaker with Robert Morse, 1968
Born Edra Jean Peaker
(1944-02-22) February 22, 1944 (age 72)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966–2001
Spouse(s)
  • Robert Zampino (m. 1965; div. 1977)
  • Stephen Lee Salkin (m. 1977; d. 2010)
Children 1

Edra Jean "E. J." Peaker (born February 22, 1944) is an American actress. Peaker is best known for her appearances in the movie Hello Dolly! and in the TV musical series That's Life.

Biography[edit]

Peaker was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began acting in high school plays and studied drama at the University of New Mexico. She also had drama training in Vienna, Austria.

She has made over 50 television commercials, guest-starred on television and appeared in films. She co-starred with Robert Morse in the 1968 musical television series That's Life and played Minnie Fay in the 1969 movie Hello, Dolly! She was the associate producer of the 1993 made-for-TV movie Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back.

Peaker lives in Encino, California where she has been a champion of the homeless.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History .... Natalie Schafer (2001)
  • Out of This World .... Carla (1991)
  • Hunter .... Claire Prossi (1990)
  • Houston Knights (1988)
  • CBS Schoolbreak Special .... Barbara Kopchek (1987)
  • Madame's Place .... Carla St. James (1982)
  • The Greatest American Hero .... Reseda Rose Blake (1981)
  • Charlie's Angels .... Donna Dawson (1978)
  • Wonder Woman .... Lois (1978)
  • Quincy M.E. .... Michelle Rowan (1977)
  • The Streets of San Francisco .... Beth Herrick (1972–1976)
  • Most Wanted (1976)
  • Barnaby Jones .... Sheila Wild (1976)
  • The Four Deuces .... Lori Rogers, the Songbird (1976)
  • The Rockford Files .... Jeannie Szymczyk (1975)
  • Get Christie Love! .... Connie Sawyer (1975)
  • Police Woman .... Kathy Brooks (1974)
  • Love, American Style (1969–1973)
  • Banyon .... Jan Shelton (1972)
  • Cade's County .... Gerri Randell (1971)
  • Night Gallery .... Nurse (1971)
  • The Odd Couple .... Julie (1971)
  • Disneyland Showtime.... Herself(1970)
  • Three's a Crowd .... Ann Carson (1969)
  • That's Life .... Gloria Quigley (1968)
  • Good Morning, World .... Genevieve (1968)
  • The Flying Nun .... Diane (1967)
  • That Girl .... Sheila (1966)
  • Occasional Wife .... Ginger Snap ( 1966)
  • Route 66 .... Olivia Devereaux (1964)

Features[edit]

  • The Last Producer (2000) .... Rosie
  • Dreamrider (1993) .... Mrs. Jennings
  • The Banker (1989) .... Renee
  • Private Road: No Trespassing (1987) .... Virginia Milshaw
  • Fire in the Night (1986) .... Mary Swanson
  • Graduation Day (1981) .... Blondie
  • The All-American Boy (1973) .... Janelle Sharkey
  • Getting Away from It All (1972) .... Alice Selby
  • Hello, Dolly! (1969) .... Minnie Fay

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