Pat Klous

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Pat Klous
Patricia Klous

(1948-10-19) October 19, 1948 (age 70)
Years active1978–2002
Spouse(s)David Beach (1982–86)
Douglas J. Brooks (1975–77)
Michael Meinhardt (1968–74)

Patricia "Pat" Klous (born October 19, 1948) is an American television actress and former model, best known for her roles as stewardess Marcy Bower on the CBS TV series Flying High (1978–79) and as cruise director Judy McCoy on the ABC sitcom The Love Boat (1984–86).

Career biography[edit]

Klous began her career in the 1970s as a successful model in New York City and graduated to dramatics when executive producer Mark Carliner cast her opposite Connie Sellecca and Kathryn Witt (who were also former New York City-based models) in the CBS prime-time comedy-drama Flying High (1978–79) about the misadventures of three young flight attendants at the fictional Sun West Airlines. Despite high ratings in the beginning, the series eventually failed and was cancelled four months after it initially debuted. Klous did occasional television work afterwards during the early 1980s.[1]

In 1984, the producers of the long-running ABC sitcom The Love Boat tapped Klous to replace actress Lauren Tewes when Tewes was dropped from the show. On The Love Boat, Klous portrayed Judy McCoy, the sister and successor of Tewes' character as cruise director. She remained with the series until it ended in 1986. [2] Pat Klous retired from acting as of 2002.


Year Title Role Notes
1978–79 Flying High Marcy Bower Main cast (19 episodes)
1979 A Man Called Sloane Elsa Episode - "Collision Course"
1979 Fantasy Island Mary Margaret Doyle Episode - "The Comic/The Golden Hour"
1979 The Dukes of Hazzard Thelma Claire "T.C." Rogers Episode - "People's Choice"
1979 Fantasy Island Stacy Connors Episode - "The Chain Gang/The Boss"
1980 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo C.R. Jameson Episode - "Birdie's Hot Wheels"
1981 Terror Among Us Cathy TV movie
1981 Aloha Paradise Fran Linhart Main cast (8 episodes)
1981 Fantasy Island Lisa Episode - "Night in the Harem/Druids"
1983 Fantasy Island Tracy Freemont Episode - "Nurses Night Out"
1983 Hotel Hillary Lindamont Episode - "Deceptions"
1983 Johnny Blue Jenny TV pilot episode
1984 Matt Houston Andrea Flynn Episode - "Waltz of Death"
1984 Matt Houston Officer Andrea Flynn Episode - "On the Run"
1984–86 The Love Boat Judy McCoy Main cast (55 episodes)
1987 Murder, She Wrote Clare Henley Episode - "The Bottom Line Is Murder"


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