Katherine Macgregor Biography – Katherine Macgregor Wiki
Katherine MacGregor born Dorlee Deane McGregor, was an American actress. She was well known for her role as Harriet Oleson in Little House on the Prairie. She was born on January 12, 1925 in Glendale, California, U.S.
She graduated from Northwestern University with a major in drama. While at the University, she was active in the Drama Club. She moved to New York in 1949 to pursue her acting career and was hired by the Arthur Murray Dance Studios in New York City as a dance instructor. She studied acting under N. Richard Nash, Sanford Meisner and Stella Adler.
Katherine Scottie Macgregor, she worked in theatre on and off Broadway in New York and other states in plays such as The Seven Year Itch and Handful of Fire. She appeared in numerous episodes of various television series: Love of Life (1956), The Secret Storm, The Nurses, Play of the Week (1959), East Side/West Side (1963), Mannix (1970–71), Emergency! (1972), Ironside (1972, 1974), and All in the Family (1973), as well as the two 1981 “Heroes vs. Villains” episodes of Family Feud hosted by Richard Dawson. She had roles in the TV movies, The Death of Me Yet (1971), The Girls of Huntington House (1973), and Tell Me Where It Hurts (1974).
MacGregor’s best known role from 1974-83 was in NBC’s Little House on the Prairie as Harriet Oleson, a general store owner’s wife and a comedic part.
Katherine Macgregor Age
She was born on January 12, 1925 in Glendale, California, U.S. She died on November 13, 2018 in California, U.S. at the age of 93.
Katherine Macgregor Parents – Katherine Macgregor Family
She was born to Ralph S McGregor and Beatrice E Willard. As a child, her mother Beatrice moved the family to Fort Collins, Colorado, where they lived most of Katherine’s early life.
Katherine Macgregor Husband
Katherine Scottie Macgregor had two marriages. She was married to actor Bert Remsen on the East Coast in 1949 and divorced in 1950. She moved to Los Angeles she met Edward Kaye-Martin, an actor and director who was head of UCLA’s acting program from 1968 to 1974. They were married in August 1969 and divorced in October 1970.
Katherine Macgregor Death
She died on November 13, 2018 at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles, California, U.S. at the age of 93.
Katherine Macgregor Cause of Death
Her cause of death is still unknown.
Katherine Macgregor Religion
She was of the Hindu religion.
Katherine Macgregor Net Worth
Her net worth is still unknown.