Happy birthday Christine Belford, born January 14, 1949.
Christine Belford is an American television and film actress. She has sometimes been credited as Christina Belford.
Her first appearance on television was as an extra on the Vince Edwards series Matt Lincoln.
Her first credited appearance on television was in the NBC television movie Vanished in 1971.
She played insurance investigator Carlie Kirkland during the second season (1973–74) of Banacek.
She appeared in the 1980 TV-movie The Gambler with Kenny Rogers and also played Ricky Stratton’s mother, Evelyn on Silver Spoons and Jackie on Empire.
She appeared in guest roles on many popular television shows of the 1970’s, 1980’s, and 1990’s, including Ironside, Banacek, Mannix, Barnaby Jones, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, The Six Million Dollar Man, CHiPs, Wonder Woman, Magnum, P.I., Hart to Hart, The Incredible Hulk, Family Ties, The Golden Girls, Blossom, Beverly Hills, 90210, Battlestar Galactica (specifically as one of the prison-barge inmates recruited to destroy “The Gun On Ice Planet Zero”), The Paper Chase: The Television Series, My Two Dads, Night Court (specifically the 1992 episode “Opportunity Knock Knocks,” where she was credited as Christina Belford), Murder, She Wrote, Diagnosis: Murder and Quincy, Holding Pattern.
She appeared in the episode “Devil Pack” from the 1977 series Quinn Martin’s Tales of the Unexpected (known in the United Kingdom as Twist in the Tale), as well as in various television films through the years.
Her last appearance on television was in the horse-racing TV movie Ruffian, starring Sam Shepard and broadcast on the ABC network in 2007.
She played on Dynasty as the nurse for Fallon’s baby at the end of Season 2 and Season 3.
In 1983, she co-hosted, in Los Angeles, with Steve Edwards, Cathy Kronkite, and Ruth Batchelor, an unsuccessful pilot for a daytime-magazine series, Personal & Confidential, over five days (August 1–5, 1983).
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