Leslie Parrish (born March 18, 1935) is an American actress who starred under her birth name, Marjorie Helen, until she changed it in 1959.
Her two most notable roles are as Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner (1959) and as Jocie Jordan in The Manchurian Candidate (1962).
She has numerous television appearances, including her role in the Star Trek episode "Who Mourns for Adonis?" where Parrish played Lieutenant Carolyn Palamas, who becomes the lust object of the god Apollo.
Parrish married Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, in 1981; they have since divorced.
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Parrish married Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, in 1981; they have since divorced. Since 1989 she has hosted the PBS television series Mystery!, taking over from Vincent Price. She has numerous television appearances, including her role in the Star Trek episode "Who Mourns for Adonis?" where Parrish played Lieutenant Carolyn Palamas, who becomes the lust object of the god Apollo. By Stirling she has a daughter, Rachael Atlanta Stirling (born 1977), who is also now an actress. Her two most notable roles are as Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner (1959) and as Jocie Jordan in The Manchurian Candidate (1962). She was married to Menahem Gueffen, an Israeli painter, from 1973-76, and to Archibald Stirling (a.k.a. Archibald Hugh Stirling of Keir), a theatrical producer, former officer in the Scots Guards, and a member of one of Scotland's grandest families, from 1982-90. Leslie Parrish (born March 18, 1935) is an American actress who starred under her birth name, Marjorie Helen, until she changed it in 1959. Dame Diana was born in Doncaster in Yorkshire and lived in India between the ages of two and eight.
1974 "McCloud" (1970) playing "Lynne O'Connell" in episode: "The Gang That Stole Manhattan" (episode # 5.2) 13 October. Rigg was created CBE in 1987 and knighted in 1994. 1967 "Man from U.N.C.L.E., The" (1964) playing "Leslie Welling" in episode: "The Master's Touch Affair" (episode # 4.6) 16 October. On television, she has appeared as Mrs Danvers in Rebecca and as the amateur detective Mrs Bradley in a series of mysteries. 1967 "Star Trek" (1966) playing "Lieutenant Carolyn Palamas" in episode: "Who Mourns for Adonis?" (episode # 2.2) 22 September. In the 1990s she had triumphs with roles at the Almeida Theatre in Islington (north London), including Medea in 1993, Mother Courage in 1995, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1996. 1967 "Batman" (1966/II) playing "Glacia Glaze" in episode: "The Duo Defy" (episode # 2.60) 30 March. Her other films include The Assassination Bureau (1969), Theatre of Blood (1973), and A Little Night Music (1977).
1967 "Batman" (1966/II) playing "Glacia Glaze" in episode: "Ice Spy" (episode # 2.59) 29 March. Her character, to date, is the only girl to officially marry James Bond. 1966 "Wild Wild West, The" (1965) playing "Morn" in episode: "The Night of the Flying Pie Plate" (episode # 2.6) 21 October. On the big screen, she became a Bond girl in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) playing Tracy Bond. 1966 "Batman" (1966/II) playing "Dawn Robin" in episode: "The Penguin's a Jinx" (episode # 1.4) 20 January. In 1986, she took a leading role in the West End production of Stephen Sondheim's musical, Follies. 1966 "Batman" (1966/II) playing "Dawn Robin" in episode: "Fine Feathered Finks" (episode # 1.3) 19 January. A nude scene with Keith Michell in Abelard and Heloise led to a notorious description of her as 'built like a brick basilica with too few flying buttresses'.
1965 "Wild Wild West, The" (1965) playing "Greta Lundquist" in episode: "The Night the Wizard Shook the Earth" (episode # 1.3) 1 October. After leaving The Avengers she returned to the stage, including playing two Stoppard leads, Ruth Carson in Night and Day and Dorothy Moore in Jumpers. 1976 Invisible Strangler. Her professional debut was in The Caucasian Chalk Circle in 1955. 1975 The Giant Spider Invasion. Her career in film, television and the theatre has been wide-ranging, including roles in the Royal Shakespeare Company between 1959 and 1964. 1963 For Love or Money. She is particularly known for her role in the British 1960s television series The Avengers, where she played the sexy secret agent Emma Peel.
1962 The Manchurian Candidate. Dame Diana Rigg (born July 20, 1938) is a British actress. 1959 Li'l Abner. 1958 Missile to the Moon.