Kathleen Ankers

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Kathleen Ankers
Born (1919-10-22)October 22, 1919
Ealing, England
Died October 24, 2001(2001-10-24) (aged 82)
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City
Occupation scenic designer, actress

Kathleen Ankers (22 October 1919 - 24 October 2001, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City) was an American scenic designer. Born in Ealing, London, she moved to the US in the late 1940s. She did occasional Broadway costume design (Fancy Meeting You Again [1952]; My Sister, My Sister [1974]) and set design (Mr. Pickwick [1952]) but spent most of her career in television.

Her television credits include Late Night with David Letterman, Late Show with David Letterman, ESPN's SportsCenter, the original Sale of the Century, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, He Said, She Said, and The $128,000 Question.

She appeared on Late Night as the "NBC Bookmobile Lady", "Peggy, the Foul-Mouthed Chambermaid", and on Late Show with David Letterman as various characters.

She won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on The Rosie O'Donnell Show (2000 and 2002 [posthumous]) and one Primetime Emmy for Late Show With David Letterman (1995).