Lois Nettleton Biography
Birthday: August 16, 1927 (Leo)
Born In: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Lois Nettleton was an American TV, film, and theater actor. She received the prestigious ‘Emmy Award,’ twice in her career. Born into a poor family, Nettleton was inclined toward acting since her childhood days. She created small plays and enacted them in her backyard. Nettleton was crowned ‘Miss Chicago’ in her youth. She received formal training in acting and debuted on ‘Broadway,’ with the play ‘The Biggest Thief in Town’ by Dalton Trumbo. Nettleton delivered notable performances in plays such as ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and ‘They Knew What They Wanted.’ She performed in several small and big roles in TV series, too. She was part of series such as ‘The Brighter Day,’ ‘Camera Three,’ ‘Naked City,’ ‘The Twilight Zone,’ and ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.’ Nettleton won an ‘Emmy Award’ for her performance in the TV movie ‘The American Woman: Portraits of Courage.’ She won an ‘Emmy Award’ for the series ‘Insight,’ too. Nettleton performed in the radio soap opera ‘The Brighter Day.’ She was a voice actor for several animation series, such as ‘Disney’s House of Mouse’ and ‘Mickey’s House of Villains.’ Nettleton suffered from lung cancer in her final days. She passed away at the age of 80.