Suzanne Pleshette

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Suzanne Pleshette (born January 31 1937) is an American actress, most known as Emily Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show.

Miss Pleshette is also a former Broadway leading lady having replaced Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker opposite Patty Duke to rave reviews. She also played opposite Tom Poston and Constance Ford in The Golden Fleecing. Pleshette has been in over two dozen made for television films and numerous dramas of the late 50's and 60's and 70's; During the 60's and 70's and she appeared to dominate the drama shows. Her Emmy and Golden Globe nominated performance in Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean is riveting, played to the hilt, and spine chilling. Her small but underplayed role in The Birds can definitely be an acting lesson on how to really underplay. In Dr. Kildare, she was nominated for the Emmy for an episode titled "Shining Image" where she portrayed a nurse who was a drug addict. She also gave a memorable performance in a TV-Film opposite Kim Stanley, Robert Duvall, Edmond O'Brien and Kim Darby titled Flesh and Blood.

In 2001, Suzanne married actor Tom Poston who played "The Peeper", a college friend of Bob Hartley on "The Bob Newhart Show".

She also did the voices of Yubaba and Zeniba in the English dub of Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away.

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