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Bob Denver

Donald O'Connor

Susan Hayward

Fred MacMurray

Lucille Ball

Ingrid Bergman

Donald Sutherland

Ginger Rogers

Natalie Schafer

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Birth Name: Natalie Schafer
Born: 11/05/1900
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Died: 04/10/1991

A stage-trained actress, Natalie Schafer entered films in 1944 and from the 1950s played numerous supporting roles often as rich, bubbly-headed matrons. She was perhaps best known as Lovey, the stranded wife of millionaire banker Thurston Howell III (played by Jim Backus) on the popular TV comedy "Gilligan's Island" (CBS, 1964-67), Schafer was married to actor Louis Calhern from 1934 to 1942, with whom she co-starred on stage.

Popular Movies:
The Day of the Locust
1961-08-20 Back Street
Oh, Men! Oh, Women!
Forever, Darling
Female on the Beach
Casanova's Big Night
1951-12-28 Callaway Went Thataway
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