Ronnie Claire Edwards

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Ronnie Claire Edwards
Born (1933-02-09) February 9, 1933 (age 82)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963–2007

Ronnie Claire Edwards (born February 9, 1933) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Corabeth Walton Godsey on the TV show The Waltons.

Edwards was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She has been acting professionally since 1963 and is best known for the role of the domineering Corabeth Walton Godsey, the wife of storekeeper Ike Godsey played by Joe Conley, in the CBS television series The Waltons, created by Earl Hamner, Jr. She also appeared as Charlene Frazier Stillfield's mother, Ione Frazier, in an episode of CBS's Designing Women.

Edwards played Aunt Dolly in Hamner's series Boone, which aired on NBC from 1983–1984. Her principal costars were Tom Byrd as Boone Sawyer, an aspiring singer, and Barry Corbin as Boone's skeptical father, Merit Sawyer. She also co-starred in the 1985 NBC series Sara opposite Geena Davis.

Edwards also briefly appeared on an episode of PBS's Antiques Roadshow (2008) from Dallas, Texas, when she brought in for appraisal a chair formerly owned by P. T. Barnum.

She also appeared the in Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Thine Own Self" and the 1999 remake of Inherit The Wind.

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