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Andra Akers

  • Birth 16 Sep 1943 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 2002 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 18514644

Actress. A blonde character actor, she usually portrayed brassy sidekicks or tough businesswomen. She appeared in the films "Murder a la Mod" (1968), "The Wedding Party" (1969), "Moment by Moment" (1978), "E. Nick: A Legend in His Own Mind" (1984), "Desert Hearts" (1985), "Just Between Friends" (1986), "Odd Jobs" (1986), and "Nothing in Common" (1986), as well as the television movies "Copacabana" (1985) and "Killer in the Mirror" (1986). She also appeared in guest roles in a number of popular television shows: "Police Woman", "Charlie's Angels", "Baretta", "Taxi", "Dallas", "Moonlighting", and others. In 1986, after retiring from acting, she founded the International Synergy Institute, later called the Essence Institute, a multidisciplinary think tank in Los Angeles, California. Her death was due to surgical complications.

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  • Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 19 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18514644
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andra Akers (16 Sep 1943–20 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18514644, citing Berkeley Memorial Cemetery, Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .