Monday, January 21, 2008

Farewell, Suzanne Pleshette

Actress Suzanne Pleshette, who starred as Emily Hartley in the 1970’s television show, “The Bob Newhart Show,” died this past Thursday.

In addition to "The Bob Newhart Show," her other acting credits included taking over Anne Bancroft’s role of Annie Sullivan in “The Miracle Worker” on Broadway, and starring in the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock smash movie, “The Birds,” playing Annie Hayworth.

She was married to Tom Poston, who starred in the 1980s show, “Newhart,” from 2001 until his death in 2007.

For more details on Pleshette, go to

See Pleshette and Newhart (and Poston, too) in this clip, introducing comedy legends of CBS:

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