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Abby Dalton

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American actress who had a continuing role as Julia Cumson in the tv screen series Falcon Crest. Furthermore, she was nominated for an Emmy Honor for her part like a nurse on CBS’s Hennesey. She got an early part in the 1957 theatre Rock FOREVER. In an bout of Maverick, heroes performed by Clint Eastwood and Wayne Garner found blows over her personality. She was wedded twice and offers three kids. She co-starred with Jackie Cooper in the tv screen series Hennesey.

Quick Facts


Full Name Abby Dalton
Date Of Birth August 15, 1935
Place Of Birth Las Vegas, NV
Profession TV Actress
Nationality American
Children Kathleen Kinmont, Matthew Smith
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor or Actress in a Series
Movies Rock All Night, The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent, Cole Younger, Gunfighter, Girls on the Loose, Stakeout on Dope Street, The Plainsman, A Whale of a Tale, CyberTracker, Buck and the Magic Bracelet, Roller Blade Warriors, Magic Carpet
TV Shows The Hollywood Squares, Falcon Crest, The Joey Bishop Show, Hennesey, The Jonathan Winters Show, Adams of Eagle Lake
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Played Jane Wyman's daughter on Falcon Crest (1981), in real-life, Dalton is 15 years Wyman's junior.
2Best known by the public for her roles as Lt. Martha Hale on Hennesey (1959), as Ellie Barnes on The Joey Bishop Show (1961) and as Julia Cumson on Falcon Crest (1981).
3Dalton had lots of acting mentors: Jackie Cooper, Joey Bishop and Jane Wyman.
4Appeared with The Hollywood Squares (1965) host Peter Marshall in 2002 to help promote his own book.
5Not related to actress Audrey Dalton.
6Ex-mother-in-law of Jere Burns.
7Ex-mother-in-law of Lorenzo Lamas and Jere Burns.
8Mother of daughter Kathleen Kinmont and son Matthew David Smith.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mrs. Sweeney2013ShortMrs. Sweeney
Prank2008Mrs. Sweeney
Buck and the Magic Bracelet1999Ma Dalton
L.A. Heat1997TV SeriesBridgette Peterson
Cyber Tracker1994Chief Olson
Roller Blade Warriors: Taken by Force1989Mother Speed
Hotel1983-1987TV SeriesLaura / Helen Scofield
Murder, She Wrote1986TV SeriesJudith Keats
Falcon Crest1981-1986TV SeriesJulia Cumson Dorcas Cumson
Hardcastle and McCormick1986TV SeriesFran Hendrix
The Love Boat1983-1984TV SeriesMartha Parker / Ellen Baker
The Feather and Father Gang1977TV SeriesRuth Marks
A Whale of a Tale1976Anne Fields
The Waltons1976TV SeriesStella Lewis
Adams of Eagle Lake1975TV SeriesMargaret Kelly
Barney Miller1974TV SeriesElizabeth Miller
Grandpa, Mom, Dad and Richie1974TV Movie
Apple's Way1974TV SeriesNancy Benton
Police Story1974TV SeriesLiz Rollins
Love, American Style1970-1974TV SeriesBarbara Finletter (segment "Love and the Flying Finletters") / (segment 'Love and the Waitress') / Delores (segment "Love and the Intruder")
The Young and the Restless1973TV SeriesLydia Summers #1 (1995)
Magic Carpet1972TV MovieLucy Kane
Nanny and the Professor1970TV SeriesDr. Elizabeth Carlson
Anderson and Company1969TV MovieAugusta Anderson
My Three Sons1968TV SeriesJanet Ingram
The Danny Thomas Hour1967TV SeriesMary Danopolous
The Plainsman1966Calamity Jane
The Joey Bishop Show1962-1965TV SeriesEllie Barnes / Ellie Marks
Hennesey1959-1962TV SeriesLt. Martha Hale, RN / Lt. Martha Hale Hennesey, RN / Lt.. Martha Hale, RN
Hawaiian Eye1962TV SeriesJulie Gant
The Chevy Mystery Show1960TV SeriesKaren Prescott
Mike Hammer1959TV SeriesStacy Lee
Rawhide1959TV SeriesRuth
Maverick1959TV SeriesCarrie Christianson
Sugarfoot1959TV SeriesElizabeth Bingham
Jefferson Drum1958TV SeriesEloise Barton
Have Gun - Will Travel1958TV SeriesMeg Wellman
The Rifleman1958TV SeriesNancy Moore
Schlitz Playhouse1958TV SeriesBelle Starr
The High Cost of Loving1958Cora, Secretary (uncredited)
Stakeout on Dope Street1958Kathy
Girls on the Loose1958Agnes Clark
Cole Younger, Gunfighter1958Lucy Antrim
Carnival Rock1957Girl at Carnival (uncredited)
The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent1957Desir
Teenage Doll1957uncredited
Rock All Night1957Julie

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Maverick1959TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Just, Melvin: Just Evil2000Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Earl Hamner Storyteller2015DocumentaryHerself
Kathleen Kinmont's Restorative Core Yoga 33 Ways to Embrace the Ground2012VideoHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Vicki!1993TV SeriesHerself
The $10,000 Pyramid1983-1987TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Super Password1984-1987TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Hour Magazine1983-1987TV SeriesHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1987TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Double Talk1986TV SeriesHerself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
The $25,000 Pyramid1986TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
All Star Blitz1985TV SeriesHerself
Body Language1984-1985TV SeriesHerself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1984TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Battle of the Network Stars XVI1984TV SpecialHerself - CBS Team
Tattletales1982-1983TV SeriesHerself
Showoffs1975TV SeriesHerself
You Don't Say1964-1975TV SeriesHerself
Match Game 731974TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Jeopardy!1973TV SeriesHerself
Password All-Stars1962-1972TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The Mike Douglas Show1971TV SeriesHerself - Actress
Mantrap1971TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Hollywood Squares1965-1970TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself - Center Square
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHerself
The Storybook Squares1969TV SeriesHerself
Funny You Should Ask1968TV SeriesHerself
The Jonathan Winters Show1967-1968TV SeriesHerself
The Woody Woodbury Show1967TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1967TV SeriesHerself
The Match Game1967TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
P.D.Q.1967TV SeriesHerself
The Celebrity Game1965TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHerself - Actress
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHerself
The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers1962TV SpecialHerself
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesJulia Channing Cumson
Biography1999TV Series documentaryAugusta Anderson

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1961Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor or Actress in a SeriesHennesey (1959)


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