Evelyn Scott (actress)

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Evelyn Scott
Born (1915-04-20)April 20, 1915
Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died January 31, 2002(2002-01-31) (aged 86)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952-1985
Spouse(s) Urban S. Hirsch Jr. (1961-2002; her death)

Evelyn Scott (April 20, 1915 – January 31, 2002) was an American film and television actress. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts.

Scott began her career as a disc jockey for KMPC. Her career as an actress started in 1952, guest starring in several shows, including Schlitz Playhouse, Gunsmoke, The Danny Thomas Show, Dragnet, Perry Mason, The Untouchables, and Bonanza. In the 1950s, Scott also played several supporting roles in movies.

In 1965, Scott landed the recurring role of Ada Jacks in the television series Peyton Place. She would play the role until the cancellation in 1969. She reprised the role in the daytime soap opera Return to Peyton Place, from 1972-74. Her final appearance would be in 1985, yet again as Ada Jacks, in the television movie Peyton Place: The Next Generation.

Scott was also active as a board member of Portals House Inc., a center helping people with mental dysfunctions. She married Urban S. Hirsch Jr. in 1961 and stayed married to him until her death in 2002. [1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1953 Wicked Woman Dora Bannister
1957 Back From the Dead Molly Prentiss
The Green-Eyed Blonde Helen Uncredited
1958 I Want to Live! Personal effects clerk Uncredited
1985 Peyton Place: The Next Generation Ada Jacks Television movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evelyn Scott, 86; 'Peyton Place' Actress, First Female DJ on L.A. Radio Station". Los Angeles Times. February 13, 2002. 

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