Karen Valentine is an American actress. She is best known for her role as the idealistic schoolteacher Alice Johnson in the ABC comedy drama series Room 222 from 1969 to 1974, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1970, received a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1971, she went to star in her own short-lived sitcom Karen, played leading roles in the Disney films Hot Lead and Cold Feet and The North Avenue Irregulars. Valentine was born in Sebastopol, California, on May 25, 1947, she is of Portuguese heritage, her grandfather changed the family name from Valentin before her birth. In 1966–1967, she started her television career as "The Resident Dream Girl" on The Dream Girl of 1967, replacing Beverly Adams from the first weekday broadcast opposite hosts Dick Stewart and Wink Martindale, during that time she appeared on another Chuck Barris show, The Dating Game. In 1969, Valentine won her breakthrough role as a new teacher on the ABC television series Room 222 with Lloyd Haynes and Michael Constantine.
She was discovered by Gene Reynolds, the director of Room 222, who saw her lip-synching in rehearsal and realized she was funny. She was nominated twice for an Emmy and once for a Golden Globe, winning an Emmy in 1970 for Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role. Valentine starred in her own television series, Karen, in 1975, she played Gidget in the 1969 film Gidget Grows Up, the title role in the critically acclaimed true story Muggable Mary, Street Cop and appeared in many other movies for television including The Daughters of Joshua Cabe, Tea or Me?, The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped, e'Lollipop, Murder at the World Series, Go West, Young Girl and Skeezer. Valentine was a semi-regular on The Hollywood Squares from 1971 to 1977 on both NBC-TV and in syndication trading quips with Paul Lynde, she guest-starred on many series, including Starsky & Hutch, Baretta, McMillan & Wife and Murder, She Wrote and multiple episodes of The Love Boat and Love, American Style. She had a starring role in the 25th episode of the third season of the 1985 revival of The Twilight Zone, entitled "Many, Many Monkeys".
Her feature films include Forever Young, Forever Free, Hot Lead and Cold Feet, The North Avenue Irregulars and The Power Within. She has had many leading roles in made-for-television movies. Valentine continues to work on stage, she co-starred with John Larroquette in Wedding Daze. She has starred on stage in many productions, including Romantic Comedy on Broadway and National Tour, Breaking Legs Off-Broadway and National Tour, the Los Angeles production of Steel Magnolias. Karen Valentine on IMDb Karen Valentine at the Internet Broadway Database Karen Valentine at AllMovie
The NRG Astrodome known as the Houston Astrodome or the Astrodome, is the world's first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas. Construction on the stadium began in 1962, it opened in 1965, it served as home to the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball from its opening in 1965 until 1999, the home to the Houston Oilers of the National Football League from 1968 until 1996, the part-time home of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association from 1971 until 1975. Additionally, the Astrodome was the primary venue of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo from 1966 until 2002; when opened, it was named the Harris County Domed Stadium and was nicknamed the "Eighth Wonder of the World". After the original natural grass playing surface died, the Astrodome became the first major sports venue to install artificial turf, which became known as AstroTurf. In another technological first, the Astrodome featured the "Astrolite", the first animated scoreboard; the Astrodome was renovated in 1988, altering many original features.
By the 1990s, the Astrodome was becoming obsolete. Unable to secure a new stadium, Oilers owner Bud Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season, where they became the Tennessee Titans; the Astros played at the dome through the 1999 season, before relocating to Enron Field in 2000, while the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo continued to be held at the Astrodome until the opening of the adjacent NRG Stadium in 2002. Although it no longer had any primary tenants, the venue hosted events during the early 2000s, in 2005, was used as a shelter for residents of New Orleans affected by Hurricane Katrina; the Astrodome was declared non-compliant with fire code by the Houston Fire Department in 2008 and parts of it were demolished in 2013 after several years of disuse. In 2014 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Major League Baseball expanded to Houston in 1960; the Houston Colt.45s were to begin play in 1962, along with their expansion brethren New York Mets. Roy Hofheinz, a former mayor of Houston, his group were granted the franchise after they promised to build a covered stadium.
It was thought a covered stadium was a must for a major league team to be viable in Houston due to the area's subtropical climate and hot summers. Game-time temperatures are above 97 °F in July and August, with high humidity and a likelihood of rain. Hofheinz claimed inspiration for what became the Astrodome when he was on a tour of Rome, where he learned that the builders of the ancient Colosseum installed giant velaria to shield spectators from the Roman sun; the Astrodome was conceived by Hofheinz as early as 1952, when he and his daughter Dede were rained out once too at Buffalo Stadium, home of Houston's minor league baseball team, the Houston Buffs. Hofheinz abandoned his interest in the world's first air-conditioned shopping mall, The Galleria, set his sights on bringing major league baseball to Houston; the Astrodome was designed by architects Hermon Lloyd & W. B. Morgan, Wilson, Morris and Anderson. Structural engineering and structural design was performed by Walter P Moore Engineers and Consultants of Houston.
It was constructed by Inc. for Harris County. It stands 18 stories tall; the dome is 710 feet in diameter and the ceiling is 208 feet above the playing surface, which itself sits 25 feet below street level. The scoreboard known as the "Astrolite", was designed by Fair Play Scoreboards of Des Moines, Iowa. Having designed the scoreboard for Dodger Stadium several years prior, team owner Roy Hofheinz was not impressed with the initial proposal for a much more generic type of scoreboard. Project designer Jack Foster teamed up with a creative professional based in Kansas City to create the first animated scoreboard, its reported cost was $2.1 million. The Dome was completed in November 1964, six months ahead of schedule. Many engineering changes were required during construction, including the modest flattening of the supposed "hemispherical roof" to cope with environmentally induced structural deformation and the use of a new paving process called "lime stabilization" to cope with changes in the chemistry of the soil.
The air conditioning system was designed by Houston mechanical engineers Israel A. Naman and Jack Boyd Buckley of I. A. Naman + Associates; the multi-purpose stadium, designed to facilitate both football and baseball, is nearly circular and uses movable lower seating areas. It ushered in the era of other domed stadiums, such as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, as well as the now-demolished Pontiac Silverdome near Detroit, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Kingdome in Seattle, RCA Dome in Indianapolis. To test what effect the enclosed air-conditioned environment might have on the delivery of breaking balls, Satchel Paige, in full Astros uniform, threw the first pitches at the Astrodome on February 7, 1965, he concluded that it was a "pitcher's paradise", as the lack of wind allowed for sensitive pitches to maneuver more easily. Hofheinz had an opulent apartment in the Dome, removed when the facility was remodeled in 1988. On Opening Day, April 9, 1965, a sold-out crowd of 47,879 watched an exhibition game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees.
President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife Lady Bird were in attendance, as well as Texas Governor John Connally and Houston Mayor Louie Welch. Governor Connally tossed out the first ball for the first game played indoors. Dick "Turk" Farrell of
The Rare Breed
The Rare Breed is a 1966 American western film starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills and Ben Johnson and directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. Loosely based on the life of rancher Col. John William Burgess, the film follows Martha Price's quest to fulfill her deceased husband's dream of introducing Hereford cattle to the American West; the film was one of the early major productions to be scored by John Williams, billed as "Johnny Williams" in the opening credits. English women Martha Price and her daughter Hilary come to the US via boat with Hereford stock pursuing the dream of Martha's husband, who accidentally died on board, to bring Hereford to the West. They're now left with a result of years of European breeding, named Vindicator. Vindicator exhibits all the gentility of breeding, including an odd willingness to follow Hilary at the whistle of "God Save the Queen". At auction, he results in a bidding war and is won by Charles Ellsworth, who has come to purchase stock for the wealthy Texas rancher Alexander Bowen.
Sam Burnett, a local wrangler known for being able to take down bulls just by looking at them, is hired to transport the bull to Bowen's ranch. Ellsworth has bought the bull to woo Martha, when she is confronted by him when trying to claim her payment for the bull she decides to ensure Vindicator's delivery by accompanying him en route. Martha Price is told by daughter Hilary about a conversation she overheard between Burnett and two men working for competing rancher John Taylor. Burnett has made a deal with Taylor to steal the bull. Hilary doesn't yet know that Burnett has made the deal to ensure another wrangler doublecrossed by Taylor would receive some money to take care of himself after an injury. One of Taylor's men, Deke Simons, gets into a fight with Burnett in the saloon over terms. Price, witnessing the brawl, comes to trust Burnett. Despite Burnett's objections, he accepts responsibility for the Price women through the train ride to the west and the following wagon trail. One night while Price and Burnett have finished brewing coffee over the campfire, a shot knocks the coffee pot of Burnett's hand.
Burnett knows. Just before dawn, Hilary catches Burnett, he denies her accusations. Once again, Price gives Burnett the benefit of the doubt. Taylor's men find a fence, hacked through to make way for Price's wagon, they conclude. Simons, determined to catch up with Burnett, shoots a companion and rides on after the wagon. In a canyon, Burnett runs into Jamie Bowen, Alexander's son, who has stolen a herd of his father's longhorn cattle and is running away to start his own ranch. Simons shoots a cowhand, setting off a stampede. Jamie falls in the path of the charging cattle. Battered and unconscious, Jamie is carried by Burnett back to the wagon. Simons is there holding her daughter hostage. Simons demands the money. Simons demands Price's money, but while distracted, Burnett is able to take his rifle. Simons gallops away. Burnett follows; as horses collide, Simons is killed instantly. Burnett returns with the money, but Price berates him for his dishonesty and the trouble he has caused. After a few days of travelling with Bowen's son in tow, they reach their destination, his father's ranch.
At the ranch they're introduced to Jamie's father, Bowen, a Scottish soldier turned cattle rancher at a fort populated by local families of Mexican heritage. While Hilary nurses Jamie back to health, Martha begins teaching the local children in school. Though Bowen and Burnett insist the Price women should leave for the East again before they're snowed in, they refuse until Jamie is well and they've taught the men to properly care for Vindicator. Bowen continues to insist that Hereford cattle can't make it through the tough conditions on the range and thus make them a bad match. Martha and Hilary insist, Burnett is coming over to their side. Martha, upon witnessing the wildness of the longhorn cattle, realizes that until Vindicator proves himself, they'll never have the men on their side. Hilary races back to the fort, releases Vindicator into the wild. With Vindicator now in the wild to fend for himself and Jamie on the mend, the Price women announce it is time for them to go, but Jamie insists he's in love with Hilary, who returns the proclamation and Martha, upon seeing them, realizes she needs to stay as well.
This suits both Bowen, who's realized he's in love with Martha, Burnett, who's known he loved Martha since they met. It is a brutal winter and Burnett insists on finding Vindicator and bringing him back to shelter him all winter. Through repeated outings, he can't find the bull and while he's away, Bowen cleans himself up, begins serving tea and showing Martha his gentlemanly side in an attempt to woo her. Burnett is reported missing and the men find him frozen. Bowen insists that he can have any calves that result from Vindicator, but the bull is dead. Burnett refuses to give up hope though Hilary and Martha have come to accept this as truth; when the spring breaks, Burnett begins searching for Vindicator again, hoping for calves and begins building a new kind of farm, where the animals are treated better and Herefords can not only subsist but thrive. He discovers Vindicator, long dead under a snowdrift, he still insists. Martha, out of reluctance for anyt
Something Big (film)
Something Big is a 1971 American motion picture, produced by Andrew V. McLaglen and James Lee Barrett, it is a Western comedy that stars Honor Blackman and Brian Keith. In the frontier of New Mexico Territory, Joe Baker is an aging, restless bandit determined to do "something big" before his fiancee Dover McBride arrives from the East. Dover's brother Tommy is a partner in Baker's banditry. Baker must deal with the vulgar outlaw Johnny Cobb and his ruthless sidekick Angel Moon, while opposing his plan is the cantankerous Colonel Morgan, on the cusp of retirement from the U. S. Army command in the territory. In a situation parallel to Baker's, the colonel's wife Mary Ann is arriving from the East to accompany him home on his retirement. Colonel Morgan learns from his Indian scout Bookbinder that Baker is planning something but is thwarted at learning details, it is revealed that Baker is planning to attack and rob a bandit hoarde just across the border in Mexico. The treasure being well guarded, Baker makes a deal with the scurrilous Cobb to purchase a Gatling gun in exchange for a woman.
Baker receives a letter from his fiancé Dover informing him of her imminent arrival, which sets a deadline on the achievement of his "something big." Baker's gang holds up a series of stagecoaches, but in each one he is unable to find a woman suitable for Cobb and lets the passengers go unmolested. He is able to find a worthy candidate, who turns out to be Colonel Morgan's wife Mary Ann, she learns to like Baker because he treats her with respect. The abduction of his wife enrages Morgan, who sets off with a patrol to rescue her and capture Baker. Cobb and sidekick Moon meet the trader Malachi Morton in the desert to buy the gun, stolen from a federal arsenal; when the trader demands more, Moon hurls his knife into Morton's chest killing him. They take the gun. Before they can meet Baker, they are accosted by Morgan and his scout Bookbinder, who agree to let the bandits go if they reveal Baker's location. Baker's fiancé Dover installs herself in Morgan's quarters. Hearing of her arrival, Baker agrees to meet her in the desert.
She gives him an ultimatum to go home with her or she will marry someone else. The night before the supposed rendezvous with Cobb to purchase the gun, Baker realizes he is in love with Mary Ann, he attempts to kiss her. Baker tells Tommy that he intends to take the gun from Cobb without giving Mary Ann to him. Morgan and his scout, with Cobb and the gun in tow, arrive at Baker's hideout. Angel Moon is killed. Morgan proceeds to beat up Baker for stealing his wife, he refuses to give Baker the gun, but his wife reminds him that he is now retired and no longer has the authority to seize the gun as federal property. Cobb realizes. Tommy realizes that there is a solution, namely that a pair of lonely women would welcome Cobb's presence. Cobb proceeds to their house, although it is across the border in Texas, where he is a wanted outlaw, the women throw him off his horse and gleefully drag him across. Baker and his men assault the bandit's town in Mexico, with the help of the Apache allies they have paid with whiskey.
They are informed that the notorious bandit, named Emilio Estevez, is now a monk, who greets Baker in a garden. Baker pulls open the monk's robe, revealing a pistol. A gun battle erupts; the Apaches, who arrive drunk, sustain casualties flee. Baker is able to mount the wagon with the Gatlin gun and goes on a killing rampage, mowing down men by the dozen from the rooftops of the town until the remainder flee. Baker finds the bandit's treasure in the town church, but as his men celebrate their riches, he is haunted by his fiancé's words and the sight of the crucifix on the wall. Back at the fort, Morgan receives an emotional farewell from his assembled troops. Baker, Dover and Mary Ann board the stagecoach to return to the East; as they ride out, Baker's men salute him, adorned like kings. Baker celebrates with them. Vincent Canby of The New York Times found it perversely humorous: "Like being stuck on a subway, or bearing witness to a mugging on the other side of the street, watching Something Big is a group experience of a contemporary, if secondary, order....
Mr. Martin grins his way through it, wearing an handsome, well-cut suede coat, he is the centerpiece of a fiction that recalls the sentimentality of John Ford, with mock seriousness, as well as the inane cheeriness of those TV Westerns whose heroes never die, but just go into reruns." List of American films of 1971 Something Big on IMDb Something Big at Rotten Tomatoes
Michael Parks was an American singer and actor. He appeared in many films and made frequent television appearances but was best known for his work in his years with filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Kevin Smith. Kevin Smith is producing a documentary on Michael's life titled Long Lonesome Highway, The Story of Michael Parks, it stars James Parks, Kurt Russell, Haley Joel Osment, Robert Rodriguez, Leonard Maltin, Mickey Rourke, Justin Long, Wyatt Russell, Mark Frost, more. Parks was born in California, he drifted from job to job during his teenage years, including picking fruit, digging ditches, driving trucks, fighting forest fires. He was married at the age of 16; the marriage produced Kim. His second marriage at age 24 to actress Jan Moriarity lasted only a few months, ending with her apparent suicide from an overdose, his third marriage produced James. After living in New Orleans in the 1980s and ending his fourth marriage in 1991, he moved back to California. In 1997 he married Oriana in a private ceremony with no attendants.
The union lasted until his death. In 1961, Parks portrayed the nephew of the character George MacMichael on the ABC sitcom The Real McCoys, he appeared with Bette Davis as Cal Leonard in the 1963 Perry Mason episode "The Case of Constant Doyle", gained recognition in the role of Adam in John Huston's The Bible: In the Beginning.... His other early roles included an appearance in two NBC series: the legal drama Sam Benedict, as Larry Wilcox in the 1962 episode "Too Many Strangers", the medical drama The Eleventh Hour, as Mark Reynolds in the 1963 segment "Pressure Breakdown", he appeared in The China Lake Murders and Stranger by Night, having portrayed a police officer in both. Parks was the star of the series Then Came Bronson from 1969 to 1970, he sang “Wayfarin’ Stranger“, a duet with pilot episode co-star Bonnie Bedelia, the theme song for the show, "Long Lonesome Highway", which became a #20 Billboard Hot 100 and #41 Hot Country Songs hit. Albums he recorded under MGM Records include Closing The Gap, Long Lonesome Highway, Blue.
He had various records of songs included on these albums. He played in twelve episodes as, first Hoyt Parker, Phillip Colby during the second season of ABC's Dynasty spin-off series The Colbys, he appeared as Irish mob boss Tommy O'Shea in Death Wish V: The Face of Death, French-Canadian drug runner Jean Renault in the ABC television series Twin Peaks, Dr. Banyard in Deceiver, Texas Ranger Earl McGraw in From Dusk till Dawn, Ambrose Bierce in From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter. Parks played two roles in the Kill Bill film series, reprising the role of Earl McGraw in the first film and playing Esteban Vihaio in the second film, he most reprised the role of Earl McGraw in both segments of the film Grindhouse. His son, James Parks, played the son of Earl McGraw in Kill Bill, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, Death Proof and Planet Terror. Parks played a villain in Kevin Smith's horror films Tusk. Smith announced on his podcast that Parks had recorded an album during Red State's production, after Smith and producer Jon Gordon noticed his singing talent during filming.
The album, titled The Red State Sessions, was released on August 15, 2011 as a download from the film's website. Parks died on May 9, 2017, in his Los Angeles home at the age of 77, he requested a full body burial at sea. The public memorial service was held at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. Upon hearing the news, director Kevin Smith posted on his Instagram account "Michael was, will forever remain, the best actor I've known. I wrote both Red State and Tusk for Parks, I loved his acting so much." He included, "He was, hands-down, the most incredible thespian I had the pleasure to watch perform. And Parks brought out the absolute best in me every time he got near my set." In a Twitter post director Robert Rodriguez referred to Michael Parks as "a true legend". Kevin Smith is producing a documentary on the life and times of Michael Parks, directed by Michael's former assistant, Josh Roush. Long Lonesome Highway covers his beginnings as an itinerant farmer where he hopped boxcars at age 12, through being blacklisted in Hollywood, to his career resurgence at the hands of filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino.
1969 – Closing The Gap 1970 – Long Lonesome Highway 1970 – Blue 1970 – Lost & Found 1971 – Best Of Michael Parks 1981 – You Don't Know Me 1998 – Coolin' Soup 2011 – The Red State Sessions Singles include Long Lonesome Highway/Mountain High. Michael Parks on IMDb Michael Parks at the Internet Broadway Database Michael Parks at the TCM Movie Database
The Abductors is a 1957 American film noir crime film directed by Andrew McLaglen and starring Victor McLaglen, George Macready and Gavin Muir. It was produced by Regal Films. Maury Dexter described the film as "not too hot" but liked McLaglen's work enough to hire him as director on The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come. Illinois, 1876: Tom Muldoon turns up in the capital city of Springfield, telling an old acquaintance, undertaker John Langley, that he has just gotten out of prison in Joliet, he shows Langley a new $50 bill created by a counterfeiter, his cellmate. Muldoon proposes a scheme; the counterfeiter has hidden $100,000 in counterfeit currency, plus the engraving plates that can make more. But he is serving a life sentence, so Muldoon's idea is to kidnap the warden's daughter and trade her for the counterfeiter's release. Langley agrees and persuades his partner Herbert Evans, mortuary employee Jed and niece Carol Ann to be accomplices, they find the warden's daughter working in a Chicago mission.
Together they take the young woman hostage. Needing a new plan, Muldoon suggests becoming grave robbers, stealing the body Abraham Lincoln from its Springfield resting place. Evans, an admirer of Lincoln and Muldoon murders him. Secret Service agent Fred Winters is tipped off. After the criminals discover Lincoln's tomb to be impenetrable, Muldoon is killed by a frightened horse. Langley gets 20 years in prison discovering that the counterfeiter's ruse was a lie. Victor McLaglen as Tom Muldoon George Macready as Jack Langley Gavin Muir as Herbert Evans Fay Spain as The Girl Carl Thayler as The Boy John Morley as Officers of the Law Carlyle Mitchell as Officers of the Law George Cisar as Officers of the Law Jason Johnson as Officers of the Law Pat Lawless as Officers of the Law James Logan as Officers of the Law Fintan Meyler as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago Joseph Hamilton as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago (as Joe Hamilton Nolan Leary as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago Gene Walker as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago Calvin Booth as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago Cliff Lyons as Citizens of Springfield and Chicago The film was based on a US Secret Service paper called The Attempted Theft of President Lincoln's Body about a real life attempt to steal Lincoln's corpse that took place on 27 October 1876 in Oakridge Cemetery, Springfield Illinois.
Writer-producer Ray Wander said he heard about the story while working with Mark Stevens on Washington on Big Time for TV. He secured permission to dig out evidence at the Library of Congress; the film was announced in February 1957. Andrew McLaglen said he "loved" directing his father. "I made the picture in ten days. He just did it as a favour for me." He would direct his father in episodes of Rawhide and Have Gun Will Travel. The Abductors on IMDb
Lynda Day George
Lynda Louise Day George is an American television and film actress whose career spanned three decades from the 1960s to the 1980s. She was a cast member on Mission: Impossible, she was the wife of actor Christopher George. Lynda was born in Texas. Known as Lynda Day, her career began with guest roles on many television series of the 1960s, including Route 66, Here Come the Brides, The Green Hornet, The Fugitive, The Invaders, It Takes a Thief, The Virginian, Good Morning and Bonanza, she had her first major role as Amelia Cole in a short-lived 1970–1971 television series, The Silent Force, starred in the television pilot for Cannon in 1971. That same year, she was cast as Lisa Casey in the critically acclaimed series Mission: Impossible, garnering a Golden Globe nomination in 1972 and an Emmy Award nomination in 1973. During the show's last season, she missed seven episodes because of her maternity leave and was temporarily replaced by Barbara Anderson, she first met actor Christopher George when they starred together in the 1966 independent film The Gentle Rain.
While working together again in the 1970 John Wayne film Chisum, they fell in love and were married on May 15, 1970. Thereafter, she became Lynda Day George and co-starred in multiple television films with her husband over the next 10 years, including The House on Greenapple Road, Mayday at 40,000 Feet!, Cruise Into Terror. They worked together in episodes of The F. B. I. Mission: Impossible, McCloud, Love Boat, Vega$, they guest-starred in television's Wonder Woman in 1976, with Lynda playing villain Fausta Grables, the Nazi Wonder Woman. She continued her television work throughout the 1970s with guest roles on Police Story, Kung Fu, Marcus Welby, M. D. and Barnaby Jones. She played supporting roles in Rich Man, Poor Man and Once an Eagle, her movie career is noted for several horror cult films in which she co-starred with husband Christopher, including Day of the Animals and Mortuary. She co-starred with John Saxon in the 1980 horror film Beyond Evil. Christopher George died of a heart attack on November 28, 1983, at the age of 52.
She worked only sporadically after that, in guest roles on Fantasy Island, Murder She Wrote, Hardcastle and McCormick, Blacke's Magic. She was a regular guest on religious television programs. In one of her final performances, Lynda reprised the role of Lisa Casey on an episode of the revived Mission: Impossible television series in 1989, she retired from acting shortly thereafter. She was first married to Joseph Pantano, with one son, Nicky, she left Pantano to marry George. She was married to George from 15 May 1970 until his death, on 28 November 1983, had one daughter, Casey, they filed suit to have Nicky Pantano declared as Christopher's natural son. In 1990, Lynda George married Doug Cronin, who died of cancer 4 December 2010. Lynda Day George on IMDb Upcoming book biography: Lynda Day George: ALL MISSIONS POSSIBLE The Girls of Mission: Impossible Love is actress' beauty secret: Retired TV star Lynda Day George happy in Gardiner