Katherine Woodville (actress)
|Born||Rosemary Henn Woodville Mason
12 March 1938
Ewell, England, U.K
|Died||5 June 2013
Portland, Oregon, U.S
|Cause of death||Cancer|
(1978–2006, 1 child)
Katherine Woodville (March 12, 1938 – 5 June 2013), also known as Catherine Woodville and Kate Woodville, was an English film and television actress. She was known as Catherine Woodville (1955–1966) in the UK. She changed her professional name to Kate Woodville (1967) on her move to America, where she would eventually become a life member of the Actors Studio. In the 1970s, she was also credited as Katherine Woodville.
Among her many film and television appearances, she was known for her appearances in Z-Cars, The Avengers, Danger Man, Mission: Impossible, It Takes a Thief the 1968 TV series, Mannix, The Rockford Files, Days of Our Lives and Eight Is Enough. In the original Star Trek series, she played Natira in the episode "For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky" (1968). She guest-starred in an episode of Kung Fu as "Nedra" in Season 2 Episode 12 (1974) entitled "The Gunman". She guest-starred in an episode of Gibbsville in 1976, and The Saint TV series, Season 3 Episode 4 "The Scorpion".
She was married twice; first to Avengers star Patrick Macnee from 1965 to 1969, and then to actor Edward Albert (son of Eddie Albert) from 1978 until he died in 2006. She was the mother of poet and songwriter Thaïs "Tai" Carmen.
Woodville retired from acting at the end of the 1970s. She died of cancer on 5 June 2013 at the age of 75. Her ashes were sprinkled off Malibu, California at Point Dume. She is survived by her daughter Thaïs.
- The Clue of the New Pin (1961)
- The Wild and the Willing (1962)
- The Informers (1963)
- In Camera (1964)
- The Crooked Road (1965)
- The Party's Over (1965)
- The Brigand of Kandahar (1965)
- Black Gunn (1972)
- Extreme Close-Up (1973)
- Posse (1975)
- The Rhinemann Exchange (TV) (1977)
- Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.
- "Star Trek Remembering TOS Guest Star Katherine Woodville, 1938-2013". Startrek.com. 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-06-21.
- Katherine Woodville at the Internet Movie Database
- Katherine Woodville at Memory Alpha, a Star Trek wiki
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