Audra Lindley

D.O.B: Sep 24, 1918 | Los Angeles - California - USA

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Audra Marie Lindley (September 24, 1918 – October 16, 1997) was an American actress, most famous for her role as landlady Helen Roper on the sitcom Threes Company and its spin-off, The Ropers.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Audra Marie Lindley (September 24, 1918 – October 16, 1997) was an American actress, most famous for her role as landlady Helen Roper on the sitcom Threes Company and its spin-off, The Ropers. Born in Los Angeles, California, Lindley was the daughter of show business parents. She got her early start in Hollywood by being a stand-in, which eventually progressed to stunt work. Nothing panned out, and she went to New York in her mid-20s to work in theater. Among her many Broadway plays were: On Golden Pond, Playhouse 90, Long Days Journey into Night, and Horse Heavens. She took time off to get married and raise five children. Upon resuming her career, she began to make steady appearances on television, including the role of Sue Knowles on the CBS soap opera Search for Tomorrow, and a six-year stint as manipulative Aunt Liz Matthews on the NBC soap opera Another World. She also had regular roles as Meredith Baxters mother in the sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie, as well as Lee Grants best friend in Fay. Her greatest fame arrived when she began playing the wisecracking, perpetually unfulfilled and sexually frustrated Helen Roper on the hit sitcom Threes Company (1977). (Lindley wore a wig to maintain the characters exaggerated hairstyle.) The character and her husband, Mr.