Abby Dalton Biography – Abby Dalton Wiki
Abby Dalton (born Gladys Marlene Wasden) was an American actress. She was best known for her role as Julia Cumson in “Falcon Crest” (1981–1986). Born on August 15, 1932, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dalton began her acting career with writer-producer Roger Corman in 1957, debuting in the beatnik film Rock All Night. She went on to appear in a number of Corman films including Teenage Doll, Carnival Rock, Stakeout on Dope Street, and more.
She landed a role in 1959 on Jackie Cooper’s Hennesey series, playing Cooper’s girlfriend on the comedy-drama set at a naval hospital. The role earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 1961. In 1962, she was cast as Joey Bishop’s wife on The Joey Bishop Show.
Her other TV credits included roles in The Jonathan Winters Show, My Three Sons, Nanny and the Professor, The Young and the Restless and Love, American Style.
Dalton was a mainstay on game shows of the 1970s including Hollywood Squares, Match Game and Super Password. She continued making TV guest appearances throughout the 1970s on such shows as The Waltons, Barney Miller and Police Story, but it was the very popular Falcon Crest that gave the actress her widest exposure. In 1981, she landed the role of Julia Cumson, playing opposite Jane Wyman. Dalton remained on the show until 1986.
Abby Dalton Age
Dalton was born Gladys Marlene Wasden on August 15, 1932, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. She died on November 23, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. She was 88.
Abby Dalton Husband
She was married twice. Her first marriage to Joe Mondragon ended in divorce. Her second marriage was to Jack David Smith from December 22, 1960, until her death in 2020.
Abby Dalton Children
She had three children: Matthew David Smith, Kathleen Kinmont, and John.
Abby Dalton Family
Abby Dalton is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jack David Smith; their three children, Matthew David Smith, Kathleen Kinmont and John; as well as grandchildren Mac, Jack and Ayden Grace and great-grandson Mathias.
Abby Dalton Death
She died on November 23, 2020, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 88, after a long illness, according to her spokesperson Sue Procko.
Abby Dalton Cause of Death
Abby Dalton’s cause of death was not revealed.
Abby Dalton Net Worth
Abby Dalton’s net worth is unclear.