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Suzanne Pleshette - Character actress (Emily Hartley)

Suzanne PleshetteSuzanne Pleshette (January 31, 1937 - January 17, 2008) was an American actress, primarily known in character-type roles.

The naturally brunette-headed Pleshette was best known for her role as Bob Newhart's wife, Emily Hartley, on The Bob Newhart Show in the 1970s. She later guest-starred as Katey Sagal's mother, Laura Egan, on 8 Simple Rules, in the 2000s.

Death of Suzanne Pleshette
Suzanne Pleshette died early in the evening of January 17, 2008 of respiratory failure at her Los Angeles home.
Suzanne Pleshette was 70 years old at the time of her death.

** Suzanne Pleshette's husband is Tom Poston, an actor who passed away April 30, 2007.  At the time of her death, the city of Hollywood was getting ready for her star on the walk of fame.

Early life
Born to Eugene Pleshette, manager of the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn, New York and dancer Geraldine Kaplan, she was a cousin of Knots Landing actor John Pleshette. Pleshette graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts. She then attended Syracuse University.

Thanks for bringing us Emily

Thanks for bringing us Emily Hartley into our living rooms for so many years.

Re: Suzanne Pleshette - Character actress (Emily Hartley)

Lovely actress, so sultry and that nice husky voice, and beautiful besides! RIP Suzanne, and thanks for he memories!

Re: Suzanne Pleshette - Character actress (Emily Hartley)

She was everything a truly great actress should be. Not a self-centered egomaniac, but a generous performer, who made her fellow cast members better performers and in turn whatever she she did - a film - a sitcom - or a play more entertaining and memorable. Very under-rated as one Americas's actresses b lessed with great natural beautiful. She will be missed by millions. Gone . .but not forgotten. She was personal favorite. I loved her as a fan Peter

Re: Suzanne Pleshette - Character actress (Emily Hartley)

Suzzane Was A Beautiful Actress. It Would Have A better Film If Her And Tippi Hedren`s Roles Had Been Reversed In The Birds.

Re: Suzanne Pleshette - Character actress (Emily Hartley)

what a lovely actress will always remember you

May God Bless You Suzanne

May God Bless You Suzanne Pleshette for all the entertainment you have given all the years we have watched you. you will surely be missed. God blessed you with beauty, talent and a great sense of humor. the DeFelice Family


Sorry that was the Bob Newhart Show, that is how much I feel inside for her loss. Bonny

To Suzanne

We will always remember you in Love That Bob with smiles on our faces. You were such a wonderful actress and we will never forget you. She put her whole being into any part she played and I will miss her very much. God Love her, Bonny

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