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November 7, 1931 |
Bucyrus, Ohio, U.S.
Gloria LeRoy (born November 7, 1931) is an American character actress, remembered for playing Bobbi Jo Loomis, the wife of Archie's old war buddy Duke, and the voluptuous Mildred "Boom-Boom" Turner in the 1970s sitcom All in the Family. LeRoy had a diverse career, on stage, in film, and on TV.
LeRoy was born in Bucyrus, Ohio. LeRoy appeared on Broadway in Artists and Models with Jackie Gleason in 1943 as a Specialty Dancer. LeRoy's early career in live Burlesque was notable with headlining at the Hotel El Rancho (Las Vegas) from 1951 thru 1952.
She was originally cast in Hello, Dolly! (1963) as Ernestina Money only to be replaced by Mary Jo Catlett.
She appeared on The Mike Douglas Show in 1963.
She had recurring roles on the soaps Passions and Days of Our Lives. She appeared in Three's Company as Nancy in episode "The Goodbye Guy" (1980), as well as on Married... with Children as Chesty LaRue in episode "Live Nude Peg" (1997).
In 2001, LeRoy appeared in season 8 episode 23 of Frasier entitled "A Day In May". She played Mrs. Smolenski, a prospective house buyer.
In 2007, LeRoy appeared in the "Pilot" of Rules of Engagement as Margaret.
In 2009, LeRoy appeared in Season 5 of Desperate Housewives as Rose Kemper.
In 2010, LeRoy appeared in Shameless as Aunt Ginger.
- The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) - Mae Harris
- Cold Turkey (1971) - Lotty Davenport (Masseuse)
- The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971) - Ida
- Gunsmoke TV series - Claire (Eleven Dollars, 1972)
- All in the Family TV series - Bobbi Jo Loomis (The Threat, 1972)
- Love, American Style TV series - (Love and the Cozy Comrades, 1973)
- Cannon TV series - (The Perfect Alibi, 1973)
- The Blue Knight (TV film, 1973)
- Miracle on 34th Street (TV film, 1973) - Mother #1
- Mannix TV series - Jenny (Mask for a Charade, 1974)
- Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974) - Ginger
- Gunsmoke TV series - Mady (The Guns of Cibola Blance: Part 1 & 2, 1974)
- Hot L Baltimore TV series - Millie (1975)
- Baretta TV series - Doris Mazurski (When Dues Come Down, 1975)
- Petrocelli TV series - Four the Hard Way, 1975)
- The Day of the Locust (1975) - Mrs. Loomis
- The Bob Crane Show TV series - Lola (Son of the Campus Capers, 1975)
- The Streets of San Francisco TV series - Mrs. Ledbetter (2 1974, 1976)
- Richie Brockelman: The Missing 24 Hours (TV film, 1976) - Hooker
- Baretta TV series - Wicked Wanda (Shoes, 1976)
- In the Glitter Palace (TV film, 1977) - Norma Addison
- The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (TV film, 1977) - Saleslady
- Alice TV series - Bar Waitress (Alice by Moonlight, 1977)
- Bloodbrothers (1978) - Sylvia
- All in the Family TV series - Mildred 'Boom Boom' Turner (2 1974, 1978)
- Kaz TV series - Mary Parnell (22 1978-1979)
- But Mother! (TV film, 1979) - Trixie
- Topper (TV film, 1979) - Saleswoman
- Scruples (TV miniseries, 1980) - Rosie
- The Ropers TV series - Gloria Mealy (Old Flames, 1980)
- Three's Company TV series - Nancy (The Goobye Guy, 1980)
- Honky Tonk Freeway (1981) - Fish Restaurant Waitress
- Cheaper to Keep Her (1981)
- Behind the Screen TV series - Drunk Lady (Episode 1.2, 1981)
- Pennies from Heaven (1981) (1981) - A Prostitute
- WKRP in Cincinnati TV series - Sheila (Jennifer and Johnny's Charity, 1982)
- Automan TV series - Landlady (Automan, 1983)
- Hill Street Blues TV series - Rena (2 1982, 1984)
- Crazy Like a Fox TV series - (The Man Who Cried Fox, 1985)
- It's a Living TV series - (Harassed, 1985)
- Falcon Crest TV series - Minister's Wife (Captive Hearts, 1986)
- Sid and Nancy (1986) - Grandma
- Stewardess School (1986) - Grandma Polk
- Warm Hearts, Cold Feet (TV film, 1987) - Waitress
- Hunter TV series - Landlady (The Girl Next Door, 1987)
- Barfly (1987) - Grandma Moses
- Cool Blue (Video, 1990) - Ida
- Days of Our Lives TV series - Queenie (1989)
- The Flash TV series - Pearl (The Deadly Nightshade, 1991)
- Flash III: Deadly Nightshade (Video, 1992) - Pearl
- Final Embrace (1992) - Velvet
- Body Waves (1992) - Mrs. Matthews
- Snapdragon (1993) - Nurse
- Doogie Howser, M.D. TV series - Nancy Jameson (Dorky Housecall, M.D., 1993)
- The Larry Sanders Show TV series - Helen (Next Stop Bottom, 1994)
- Viper (1994) - Elderly Bank Lady
- Dad, the Angel & Me (TV film, 1995) - Opera Diva Nanny
- Weird Science TV series - Grandma (Grampira, 1995)
- Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman TV series - Ilsa Lawsenstrom (Woman of the Year, 1996)
- ER TV series - Beth Lang (Homeless for the Holidays, 1996)
- Going Home (1996) - Toni
- Jack (1996) - Mrs. Goodman
- Married with Children TV series - Chesty LaRue (Live Nude Peg, 1997)
- Sparkler (1997) - Maxine
- Tracey Takes On... TV series - Mrs. Jordache (Loss, 1998)
- 3rd Rock from the Sun TV series - Dolores (Portrait of Tommy as an Old Man, 1998)
- Saved by the Bell: The New Class TV series - Florence (Free for All, 1998)
- Pumpkin Hill (1999) - Gracie
- The Clock (1999) - Gracie
- Tracey Takes On... TV series - Woman (Books, 1999)
- Chicago Hope TV series - Alzheimer-patiënte (Vanishing Acts, 1999)
- Shanghai: Second Dynasty (Videogame, 1999) - Mah-Jongg Voice (South)
- Face the Music (2000) - Grandma
- Passions TV series - Ruth (9 2000)
- Sordid Lives (2000) - Peggy Ingram
- All You Need (2001) - Nana Sabistan
- Dharma & Greg TV series - Jeannette (How This Happened, 2001)
- Diagnosis Murder TV series - Christine Wilson (The Blair Nurse Project, 2001)
- Frasier TV series - Mrs. Smolenskis (A Day in May, 2001)
- Shotgun (2003) - Minnie
- My Wife and Kids TV series - Grandmother (Childcare Class, 2004)
- Charmed TV series - Old Brenda (Charrrmed!, 2004)
- Malcolm in the Middle TV series - Martha (Hal Coaches, 2002)
- Malcolm in the Middle TV series - Judith (Malcolm's Money, 2006)
- Out (2014) - (Short) Louise 
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