Elizabeth Baur is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Officer Fran Belding on the original as well as Teresa O'Brien on the show Ironside . Lancer
Personal life [ edit ]
Elizabeth Baur was born on 1 December 1947 in Los Angeles, California. Juanita Gless, her great-grandmother, was an early settler in California who came from the Basque area of France.
(Actress [1 ] Sharon Gless is Baur's first cousin. ) Her father, Jack Baur, was a veteran casting director at [2 ] 20th Century Fox, and did not want his daughter in the industry. [3 ] She attended [4 ] Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and was a student at Los Angeles Valley College "for a year and three-quarters." She left the college to join a 20th Century Fox program for training actors. The group included [3 ] Jacqueline Bisset, James Brolin, and Lyle Waggoner. [5 ]
Ironside [ edit ]
Barbara Anderson in portraying a female detective on NBC television's Ironside, as her character of Fran Belding replaced Anderson's Eve Whitfield. In 1972, she told a reporter: "They interviewed 100 girls for this role. Then they had 14 of us come in and read for the part. Finally they gave seven of us screen tests. I was really surprised they chose me." [6 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
The Boston Strangler
The Return of Ironside
Fourth Policewoman One Episode:
Nora Clavicle and the Ladies' Crime Club
Teresa O'Brien Fifty-One Episodes:
Virginia One Episode:
The Young Rebels
Rachel One Episode:
Meaghan One Episode:
Nanny and the Professor
Susan Baxter One Episode:
The Communication Gap
Fran Belding Eighty-Nine Episodes:
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
Fran Bleding One Episode:
Five Days in the Death of Sgt. Brown: Part II (crossover appearance)
Sister Barbara One Episode:
Dr. Ellen Benton One Episode:
Silent Night, Deadly Night
ABC Weekend Specials
Annabel One Episode:
Valentine's Second Chance
Joslyn Westmore One Episode:
Flip of a Coin
Lucy Carson One Episode"
The Man from Yesterday/World's Most Desirable Woman
Margie Kelsey One Episode:
Second Base Steele
References [ edit ]
^ "Elizabeth Baur Seeks Greater Challenges". The Logansport Press. September 11, 1969. p. 2 . Retrieved – via September 7, 2015 Newspapers.com.
^ Scott, Vernon (January 28, 1976). "Days Long for Actress". News-Journal. p. 16 . Retrieved – via September 7, 2015 Newspapers.com.
^ a b Martin, Bob (February 18, 1973). "Elizabeth Baur's a pistol-packin' cutie shooting for stardom". Independent Press-Telegram. p. 98 . Retrieved – via September 7, 2015 Newspapers.com.
^ Laurent, Lawrence (22 July 1973). "Toledo Blade - Jul 22, 1973". Toledo Blade . Retrieved . 9 April 2013
^ Laurent, Lawrence (August 6, 1973). "All that pulchritude and Burr too!". Tucson Daily Citizen. p. 20 . Retrieved – via September 7, 2015 Newspapers.com.
^ "Elizabeth Baur Takes Over Role In Ironsides Series". The Times Recorder. February 13, 1972. p. 19 . Retrieved – via September 7, 2015 Newspapers.com.
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