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[11], In 2002 she wed Murphy Brown actor Charles Kimbrough and remained married to him until her death in 2015.

[15] In 1965, he played the role of "Jingles" in the episode "The Princess and the Paupers" on the ABC crime drama, Honey West, starring Anne Francis.[15]. 4:00 PM PST

[5][6][7], Pollard was married to actress Beth Howland, with whom he had one daughter, Holly Howland. [39], Michael J. Pollard died on November 20, 2019 from cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, California. It was during rehearsals for the rock-n-roll romp that she met and fell in love with Michael J. Pollard, the droll actor she married at age 19.

Also in 1988, Pollard played a villain in the horror film American Gothic. And though a little old to play a teenager (he was 33), he hands us a Billy who's perpetually victimized by bad luck, until he finally blows a gasket at the very end and sparks his future. [2] After a time of struggling, Howland made her Broadway debut in 1959 as Lady Beth in the Carol Burnett musical Once Upon a Mattress, which transferred from off-Broadway. [5] In 1962, Pollard appeared in the short-lived Robert Young comedy/drama series Window on Main Street in the episode "The Boy Who Got Too Many Laughs". In 1987, Pollard played the role of an inquisitive volunteer firefighter, Andy, in the film Roxanne, starring Steve Martin. Elizabeth Howland (May 28, 1941 – December 31, 2015) was an American actress. Watch one of Pollard’s scenes below in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde.

Personal life From 1961 to 1969, Howland was married to actor Michael J. Pollard, with … Pollard attended Montclair Academy (now Montclair Kimberley Academy) and Act… After the sitcom ended in 1985, Howland went into semi-retirement. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. She was an actress, known for Alice (1976), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and American Playhouse (1980). [31], In 1974, he played the role of a young man dying of cancer, in the season one opening episode, "The Time of His Life", of the trucking TV series Movin' On. He is survived by a daughter, Holly, from his first marriage, to the actor Beth Howland, and by a son, Axel, from his second marriage, to Annie Tolstoy. Moss in the film Bonnie and Clyde (1967), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. All he needs is visibility, and people will become addicted. That same year Pollard played the role of Digby Popham in the Walt Disney family musical Summer Magic, opposite Hayley Mills. [35], Pollard played Bug Bailey in the popular 1990 film Dick Tracy. Pollard was known for his short stature, which allowed him to play youthful roles well into his twenties. There is something about Pollard that is absolutely original and seems to strike audiences as irresistibly funny and deserving of affection. Pollard was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and raised in the nearby North Jersey communities of Garfield and Clifton. [5][6] For her work on Alice, Howland received four Golden Globe Award nominations. [19][20], In 1967, he played the supporting role of C. W. Moss[21] in Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde, alongside Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, and Estelle Parsons, for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor[22][23] and won a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles. If he works at it and gets a break or two, there will be no stopping him. He studied drama at the Actor's Studio (with a young, Thu, Nov 05 Michael J. Pollard is survived by his daughter, Holly Pollack. [citation needed], Howland was born on May 28, 1941, in Boston. [9][10], From 1961 to 1969, Howland was married to actor Michael J. Pollard, with whom she had a daughter.

His mother was born in New York and his father was born in New Jersey. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, Revolution! Pollard played the role of Cyrus in a 1964 episode of the CBS western series Gunsmoke, entitled "Journey for Three". He later had a key supporting role in the 1980 cult film Melvin and Howard about the Melvin Dummar-Howard Hughes Mormon Will controversy. Michael John Pollard (May 30, 1939 – November 20, 2019) was an American character actor and comedian, mainly known for his supporting role as C.W. Per her request, her death was not reported to the media until May 24, 2016, four days before her 75th birthday. [17] Also in 1966, Pollard played the (uncredited) role of Stanley, the runny-nosed airplane mechanic, in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming.

Episode: "For Whom the Phone Rings" (S 1:Ep 14), Episode: "Thinking of You/Mama's Soup Pot/The Letter" (S 1:Ep 17), Episode: "Arthur, Interrupted" (S 1:Ep 8), "Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 1" (S 5:Ep 8), "Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 2" (S 5:Ep 9), "Hits and Missus/Return of Annabelle/Just Plain Folks Medicine/Caught in the Act/The Real Thing/Do Not Disturb/Lulu & Kenny (Country Music Jamboree): Part 1" (S 6:Ep 27), "Hits and Missus/Return of Annabelle/Just Plain Folks Medicine/Caught in the Act/The Real Thing/Do Not Disturb/Lulu & Kenny (Country Music Jamboree): Part 2" (S 6:Ep 28), This page was last edited on 26 September 2020, at 23:10. Kimbrough and Howland had appeared together in Company. Roger Ebert interviewed Michael J. Pollard in October 1969. Bye Bye Birdie changed Beth Howland’s life offstage, too. 9:00 PM PST

She worked on stage and television, and was best known for playing Vera Gorman in Alice, the sitcom inspired by the Martin Scorsese film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974). [citation needed]. May he rest in peace! Pollard also portrayed Homer McCauley, the dramatic lead, in a television adaptation of William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy, narrated by Burgess Meredith, and broadcast as an episode of the DuPont Show of the Month. He had two roles in episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents: "Appointment at Eleven", a minor part as a shoeshine boy and as Herpetologist H. Eidelpfeiffer in "Anniversary Gift". [37] In 1993, he appeared in the horror film Skeeter. The pint-sized Michael J. Pollard was born the son of a bar manager of Polish ancestry in Passaic (New Jersey). [15], Pollard continued to work in film and television into the 21st century, including his appearance as "Stucky" in the 2003 Rob Zombie-directed cult classic House of 1000 Corpses. In 1966, Pollard starred in the role of Bernie in the popular NBC espionage series I Spy (the episode titled "Trial by Treehouse", aired October 19, 1966), alongside series regulars Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, and guest stars Cicely Tyson and Raymond St. He was the son of Sonia V. (née Dubanowich) and Michael John Pollack, a bar manager.

[8] He had a son, Axel Emmett Pollard, from a second marriage to Annie Tolstoy.[9][10][11][12]. on Really. [3], Howland can be seen dancing and singing in the chorus of the movie Li'l Abner (1959) as Clem's wife, alongside future television star Valerie Harper. OVATION (111), Disney+ Joins Comic-Con@Home with Marvel's 616, The Right Stuff and Phineas and Ferb, Rob Zombie's Firefly Trilogy Steelbook Blu-ray Is Coming Soon.