Alice Ghostley

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On Broadway Alice had parts in "Shangri-La" a musical and "Maybe Tuesday" a comedy.  Her off-Broadway experience included roles in "Sand Hog" and "Livin' the Life".  On television she has played in "Twelfth Night," with Maurice Evans, and as one of the ugly stepsisters in "Cinderella," with Julie Andrews, and "The Show-Off".  She appeared on the Jack Parr show in 1958/9 and performed for many years in Greenwich Village's Bon Soi, the Blue Angel, and other New York nighteries.  She also did a stint of summer stock in New England.
 
On Broadway Alice had parts in "Shangri-La" a musical and "Maybe Tuesday" a comedy.  Her off-Broadway experience included roles in "Sand Hog" and "Livin' the Life".  On television she has played in "Twelfth Night," with Maurice Evans, and as one of the ugly stepsisters in "Cinderella," with Julie Andrews, and "The Show-Off".  She appeared on the Jack Parr show in 1958/9 and performed for many years in Greenwich Village's Bon Soi, the Blue Angel, and other New York nighteries.  She also did a stint of summer stock in New England.
  
Although Alice had many roles on television and film, she never was cast in a starring position.  She is most remembered today for her television roles as "Alice" on ''Mayberry, R.F.D.'', as "Esmerelda" on ''Bewitched'' and as "Bernice Clifton" on ''Designing Women''  
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Although Alice had many roles on television and film, she never was cast in a starring position.  She is most remembered today for her television roles as "Alice" on ''Mayberry, R.F.D.'', as "Esmerelda" on ''Bewitched'' and as "Bernice Clifton" on ''Designing Women'' </td><td>http://www.findagrave.com/photos250/photos/2006/71/7489936_114223478208.jpg Felice Orlandi</td></tr></table>
  
 
Her character "Esmerelda" was introduced when [[Marion Lorne]], the actress who played "Aunt Clara" died and the studio wanted another comedic-actress to be introduced to the series to replace her.
 
Her character "Esmerelda" was introduced when [[Marion Lorne]], the actress who played "Aunt Clara" died and the studio wanted another comedic-actress to be introduced to the series to replace her.
  
Her husband Felice died in 2003, and Alice died at her home in Studio City, California on 21 Sep 2007 from colon cancer and strokes.</td><td>http://www.findagrave.com/photos250/photos/2006/71/7489936_114223478208.jpg Felice Orlandi</td></tr></table>
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Her husband Felice died in 2003, and Alice died at her home in Studio City, California on 21 Sep 2007 from colon cancer and strokes.
 
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===Primary Sources for 1===
 
===Primary Sources for 1===
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1920usfedcen%2c&rank=0&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c&gsfn=harry&gsln=ghostley&sx=&gs1co=1%2cAll+Countries&gs1pl=1%2c+&year=&yearend=&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=0&recid=106087936&recoff=14+16 1920 Census of Corozal, US Military Forces, Panama Canal Zone] showing (among others): "Harry F Ghostley, 35, MN/England/NJ, Single"
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1920usfedcen%2c&rank=0&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c&gsfn=harry&gsln=ghostley&sx=&gs1co=1%2cAll+Countries&gs1pl=1%2c+&year=&yearend=&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=0&recid=106087936&recoff=14+16 1920 Census of Corozal, US Military Forces, Panama Canal Zone] showing (among others): "Harry F Ghostley, 35, MN/England/NJ, Single"

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