Who is Elizabeth Montgomery?
10 Facts About Elizabeth Montgomery
Who is Elizabeth Montgomery?

Who Is Elizabeth Montgomery?

  1. Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was born on April 15, 1933 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actor Robert Montgomery and actress Elizabeth Allen

2. After studying at the Spence School in Manhattan and attending The Academy of Dramatic Arts, Elizabeth made her TV debut appearing on her dad’s show “Robert Montgomery Presents“. She got that job based on her own merits, although being related to a famous actor couldn’t have hurt.

3. Elizabeth won a Theater World Award for her 1956 Broadway debut in a production of “Late Love

4. In 1964, Elizabeth’s career skyrocketed when the sitcom “Bewitched” launched her into super-stardom! She received 5 Emmy nominations and 4 Golden Globe nominations during the show’s 8 year run.

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5. After Bewitched, Elizabeth starred in more dramatic roles such as the accused murderer “Lizzy Borden“. In later years, a genealogist discovered that Elizabeth and Lizzy Borden were actually blood relatives! Crazy right?

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6. In 1978, Elizabeth got another Emmy nod for her role as an pioneer woman facing hardship in the TV mini-series “The Awakening Land“. As a result, she solidified her strength as a dramatic actress

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7. Elizabeth made many appearances on the game show “Password“. This showed not only her wonderful charisma but also highlighting her intelligence.

8. On the show Bewitched, actor Dick York became enamored with Elizabeth . It persisted to the point where he would sit off stage and make lovesick faces at her while she was filming. Moreover, this caused Montgomery to become uncomfortable, and may have contributed to another Dick taking over (Dick Sargent).

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9. In January of 1993, Elizabeth married actor Robert Foxworth, after living with him for almost 20 years. They remained married until she passed away in 1995

10. For many years, Elizabeth suffered from cancer which spread to her liver. She elected to leave the hospital and live out her final days at home. On May 18th, 1995 Elizabeth passed away, surrounded by her family. Her final resting place is at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles

Rest in peace dear Elizabeth

Who is Elizabeth Montgomery?

Elizabeth Montgomery Trivia
  • Elizabeth was up for the role of Edie Doyle in On the Waterfront (1954) but lost it to Eva Marie Saint
  • She worked with her husband Bob Foxworth in two TV movies (Mrs. Sundance in 1974 and Face to Face″ in 1990). They also worked together in a 1989 New York City production of the play “Love Letters.″
  • Elizabeth spent a lot of her time at the family farm in Patterson New York. It was several hundred beautiful acres!
  • She narrated a documentary about the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama called “The Panama Deception”. That film won an Academy Award for best feature documentary
  • Elizabeth Montgomery appeared on an episode of The Flintstones in 1965. She appeared as her character Samantha from Bewitched
  • She posthumously received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008. Way overdue!
  • Elizabeth appeared opposite Charles Bronson in an episode of The Twilight Zone called “TWO” in 1961. The story took place in a post-apocalyptic world, in which the two rival characters lay down their arms and decide to live in peace together
  • Besides Robert Foxworth, she was also married to actor Gig Young and producer Bill Asher. She and Asher had 3 children together
  • She the only Bewitched cast member to appear in all 254 episodes
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