Thursday, April 3, 2014

Kate Jackson:

This is an old article pending revision.

Kate Jackson was born on October 29, 1948 in Birmingham, Alabama. She has starred in many TV shows and is also a producer.

Dark Shadows:

One of Kate Jackson's earliest TV Shows that she starred in was Dark Shadows, which was a soap opera that is inspired by supernatural horror films and TV shows such as Dracula, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde, The Pit And The Pendulum, The Addams Family, And The Munsters (even if the last two mentioned are situation comedies, the characters are very similar) It originally aired in Black & White, even after 1965. Most films and series like this were filmed in Black & White even if they were made in the 1970s. It premiered in June 27, 1966 and changed to Full Color in August 11, 1967 and lasted until April 2, 1971 when it was cancelled due to production problems of TV shows because of finincial problems with the major TV networks in the 1970s. There have been several attempts to revive the soap opera, but they didn't work because of even more network problems. Her character name is Daphne Harridge Collins.

The Rookies:

She played Jill Danko on The Rookies, which was a TV show about new police officers for SCPD. It aired from 1972-1976. It was produced by Leonard Goldberg and Aaron Spelling.

Charlie's Angels:

Kate Jackson played Sabrina Duncan, Farah Fawcett played Jill Munroe, Jaclyn Smith played Kelly Garrett, Cheryl Ladd played Kris Munroe, Tiffany Welles played Shelley Hack, and Tanya Roberts played Julie Rogers. It also starred John Forsythe as Charlie, who only spoke with the Angels over the phone. David Doyle played John Bosley who worked with Charlie. This series was also produced by Leonard Goldberg and Aaron Spelling. There were 3 Angels working together solving crimes. Farah Fawcett Majors left the series after the first season, and Cheryll Ladd came in to play Jill's sister. Kate Jackson would leave after 3 seasons, and Shelley Hack and Tanya Roberts appeared towards the end of the series after Sabrina left. The show ended in 1981, and a movie series was made with even more actors cast as Angels.

Scarecrow And Mrs. King:

Scarecrow And Mrs. King aired from 1983 to 1987 and Kate Jackson starred as Amanda King, who becomes a secret agent.

Other shows that she stars in are Saturday Night Live, Baby Boom, Criminal Minds, Family Guy, The Home Show, Third Watch, Justice In A Small Town, Batman Beyond, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Twice In A Lifetime, Ally McBeal, Pyramid (NOT the version hosted by Donny Osmond) , New Passages, Celebrity Sweepstakes, Limbo, Evening Magazine, Thunder And Lightening, The Perfect Suspect, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Miracle Dogs, Adrift, The Stranger Within, Error In Judgement, the recent version of Hollywood Squares, The Late Late Show With Tom Snyder, Loverboy, Access Hollywood, Topper, Entertainment Tonight, Larry King Live, American Dad!, The Tonight Show, Hour Magazine, The Vicki Lawrence Show, The Merv Griffin Show, ABC's 25th Aniversary, several documentaries-including documentaries about other co-stars such as Farrah Fawcett, The Golden Globe Awards, and The Emmy Awards.

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