Helen Page Camp

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Helen Page Camp (December 27, 1930, Washington, D.C. – August 1, 1991, Los Angeles, California) was an American actress.

Born to Austin and Helen (née Landes) Camp in Washington, D.C., Camp's career began onstage, most notably Off Broadway in New York City. Her first known or credited screen appearance in film or television came in 1968, when she was 37 years old, as "Lucy" on Here Come the Brides. Later, she made guest appearances on popular shows such as The Wild Wild West, Maude (appearing six times, all in different roles; most notably, with James Coco as the swinging married couple, "Channing and Hortence McGrath"), All in the Family, Cheers, Gimme a Break!, and Thirtysomething.[1]

In 1971, she was in the movie Cold Turkey as Mrs. Watson. In early 1976, the characters of Laverne and Shirley were spun off into an equally successful eponymous sitcom, and Camp was cast in a few episodes as the girls' landlady, Mrs. Havenwurst but the role was short-lived. In the fall of 1976, actress Betty Garrett permanently replaced her as Laverne and Shirley's new landlady, Mrs. Babish. In 1990, Camp assumed the role of Margaret Furth on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.[1]

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