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Giftos with Mike Farrell, 1970.
January 24, 1945 
Her first television appearance was in an episode of I Dream of Jeannie ("Jeannie the Matchmaker") as a dating service clerk named Laverne Sadelko who sets herself up with Roger Healy. Other shows she appeared in were Bonanza, The Interns, Ironside, Adam-12, The Streets of San Francisco, Love, American Style, The Partridge Family in a recurring role as Reuben Kinkcaid's girlfriend Bonnie Klenschmidt, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Bob Newhart Show, The Six Million Dollar Man, Otherworld (TV series), Barney Miller, Three's Company, Hawaii Five-O, Quincy, M.E., Knight Rider, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Tales of the Unexpected, the cult classic War of the Worlds, Ally McBeal, Mars and Beyond, and Family Law.
Her movie credits include roles in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970), The Student Nurses (1970), Gas-s-s-s (1970, as the female lead, Cilla), No Drums, No Bugles (1972), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972), Paternity (1981, starring Burt Reynolds), Angel (1984), and The Trouble with Dick (1987).
Giftos was married to writer/producer Herbert Wright until his death in 2005.
- "ELAINE C WRIGHT 1953-01-24 Los Angeles CA". Birthdatabase.com. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
- "View Record Elaine Giftos Wright 24 Jan 1953 874-5831 2093 Rimcrest Dr, Glendale, CA, 91207-1045 (1996)". Search.ancestry.com. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
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