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Phyllis Avery
Birth: Nov. 14, 1924
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 19, 2011
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Born in New York City, daughter of screenwriter Stephen Morehouse Avery, she marked her professional acting debut at the age of twelve on the Broadway stage in the musical "Orchids Preferred" (1937), followed by "Three Waltzes" (1937 to 1938) and "Charley's Aunt" (1940 to 1941). She broadened her skills at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and initiated her Hollywood career in the picture "Queen For a Day" (1951), and had roles in the films "Ruby Gentry" (1952) and "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (1956). It would be on TV where Avery found her niche, beginning with a featured role opposite Ray Milland in "Meet Mr. McNulty" (1953 to 1955), followed with countless guest appearances on the programs "Perry Mason", "Mr. Novak", "All in the Family" and Maude". She retired from acting during the 1970s and became a successful real estate agent. She was formerly married to actor and director Don Taylor. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Morehouse Avery (1893 - 1948)
 
 Spouses:
  Don Taylor (1920 - 1998)
  James Howell Van Campen (1918 - 1999)
 
Burial:
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: May 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70293097
Phyllis Avery
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