Alice Ghostley

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Alice appeared in 1976's film ''Gator'' starring Bert Reynolds.  She appeared in an episode of the TV-series ''Good Times'' (with J.J. Walker), playing an adoption agent.  You can watch her in this role [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3qOftMBXFw here], she begins speaking at time 7:50.  It's just a '''tiny''' bit saccharin so you've been warned!
 
Alice appeared in 1976's film ''Gator'' starring Bert Reynolds.  She appeared in an episode of the TV-series ''Good Times'' (with J.J. Walker), playing an adoption agent.  You can watch her in this role [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3qOftMBXFw here], she begins speaking at time 7:50.  It's just a '''tiny''' bit saccharin so you've been warned!
  
<table><tr><td>In 1978 she took over the role of Miss Hannigan, the alcoholic matron of the orphanage, in the long-running ''Annie''.  Alice appears [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51v8Wtd8QYQ here on YouTube] in an undated "children's" show with Charles Nelson Reilly.
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<table><tr><td>In 1978 she took over the role of Miss Hannigan, the alcoholic matron of the orphanage, in the long-running ''Annie''.  Alice appears [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51v8Wtd8QYQ here on YouTube] in an undated "children's" show with Charles Nelson Reilly and that guy who played the evil Dr. Smith on the TV-series ''Lost In Space''.
  
 
She was in the 1978 movie ''Grease'' with Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta.  You can see her [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8jIP5RXE6s here] on YouTube.  She was also in the 1978 movie ''Rabbit Test'' with [[Paul Lynde]] which was very bad.
 
She was in the 1978 movie ''Grease'' with Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta.  You can see her [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8jIP5RXE6s here] on YouTube.  She was also in the 1978 movie ''Rabbit Test'' with [[Paul Lynde]] which was very bad.
  
In 1986/7 she became a regular on the TV-series ''Designing Women'' as the eccentric "Berniece Clifton", for which she received an Emmy nomination in 1992.  She appeared sporadically on that show until the show was cancelled in 1993.  Watch one of her most memorable episodes [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTI_EawgRD8 here] on YouTube, and another one [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g9p-Y_nBdc here].
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In 1986/7 she became a regular on the TV-series ''Designing Women'' as the eccentric "Bernice Clifton", for which she received an Emmy nomination in 1992.  She appeared sporadically on that show until the show was cancelled in 1993.  Watch one of her most memorable episodes [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTI_EawgRD8 here] on YouTube, and another one [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g9p-Y_nBdc here].
  
 
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.tvland.com/photogallery/photos/Designing-women-Alice-Ghostley.jpg</td>
 
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.tvland.com/photogallery/photos/Designing-women-Alice-Ghostley.jpg</td>

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