Kaye Elhardt

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Kaye Elhardt
James Garner as Pappy Maverick 1959.JPG
James Garner as "Pappy" Maverick and Kaye Elhardt in 1959
Born(1935-08-28)August 28, 1935
DiedSeptember 1, 2004(2004-09-01) (aged 69)
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
Years active1956–1977
Spouse(s)George A. Cariker (1975-1975) divorced[1]
Kaye Elhardt and Bob Denver in TV's The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1961)

Kaye Elhardt (August 28, 1935 – September 1, 2004) was an American actress with dozens of television appearances as a glamorous leading lady in a career spanning from 1956 to 1977. She was perhaps best known for her comedic role as "Josephine St. Cloud" (pronounced "San Cloo") opposite James Garner and Jack Kelly in the 1959 "Pappy" episode of Maverick.

Elhardt played Peaches in the 1958 ABC comedy Love That Jill.[2] She also made more than 40 appearances on television series. Among her three guest appearances on Perry Mason with Raymond Burr, she played defendant Ginny Talbot in the 1962 episode, "The Case of the Borrowed Baby." She also was featured on Family Affair; Highway Patrol with Broderick Crawford; Wagon Train with Ward Bond; Sea Hunt with Lloyd Bridges; seven different roles in 77 Sunset Strip with Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.; Bourbon Street Beat with Andrew Duggan, Richard Long, and Van Williams; Bat Masterson with Gene Barry; My Three Sons with Fred MacMurray; Surfside Six with Troy Donahue and Van Williams; Hawaiian Eye with Robert Conrad; Bronco; Yancy Derringer with Jock Mahoney; Colt .45; Philip Marlowe with Philip Carey; and more than a score of others.


Year Title Role Notes
1958 Senior Prom Girl in Yellow Uncredited
1959 The Crimson Kimono Nun
1959 Stump Run Leatha Gaskin
1961 Perry Mason Muriel Episode: "The Case of the Duplicate Daughter"
1963 Violent Midnight Dolores Martello
1965 Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine Girl in Nightclub
1966 The Navy vs. the Night Monsters Diane
1966 Any Wednesday Cecile Uncredited
1970 Airport Kay Hart - Passenger Uncredited
1977 The Billion Dollar Hobo Miss Evans (final film role)


  1. ^ http://www.glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com/show/605/Kaye+Elhardt/index.html
  2. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 631. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.

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