Martha Scott

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Birth Name: Martha Scott
Born: 09/22/1912
Birth Place: Jamesport, Missouri, USA
Death Place: San Fernando Valley, California, USA
Died: 05/28/2003

Scott began appearing on the small screen in the early 50s in such anthology series as "The Web" and "Teller of Tales". She hosted and narrated "Modern Romances" (NBC, 1954-58). For much of the 60s, she concentrated on stage work, making occasional guest appearances on shows ranging from "The F.B.I." to "Columbo". When she became more active in the 70s, it was often in character roles. Scott had the recurring role of Bob's mother on "The Bob Newhart Show" and also appeared as the mother of Sue Ellen Ewing (Linda Gray) on "Dallas" in 1979 and 1985. In the short-lived primetime soap "Secrets of Midland Heights" (1980-81), she was the matriarch of a wealthy but morally bankrupt family. In a fas... Continue Bio >>

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