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Lesley Woods as Amanda Lewis
Lesley Woods as Amanda Lewis Ewing in the episode in Seaaon 3 of the CBS-TV series "Dallas" titled "Wheelers and Dealers".
Lesley Woods
General Information
Born: August 22, 1910
Birthplace: Berwick, Iowa, USA
Died: August 2, 2003 (aged 92)
Deathplace: Los Angeles, CA, U.S. (natural causes)
Vitals
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1959-2001
Appeared on/in
(or involved with):
Dallas (first series)
Appeared as: Amanda Lewis Ewing in "Wheelers and Dealers" (Season 3)

Lesley Woods (born August 22, 1910-died August 2, 2003) played the role of Amanda Lewis Ewing, the first wife of Jock Ewing in the Season 3 episode of the CBS-TV series Dallas titled "Wheelers and Dealers". A venerable veteran of film, stage and television, Lesley's career lasted for over seven decades.

CareerEdit

StageEdit

Woods' acting on Broadway included being in Double Dummy (1936), Excursion (1937), Comes the Revelation (1942), The Assassin (1945), and A Case of Libel (1963–64).[1] She was a member of Theatre West. A Billboard review of Comes the Revelation summarized Woods' acting as follows: "Small, blond and attractive, Miss Woods plays with an honesty and restraint that are as rare as they are commendable. Quiet, sincere and tremendously effective, she does one of the finest jobs of the entire season."[2]

TVEdit

Lesley had a long career in daytime television that started in 1959 on Young Dr. Malone playing Claire Bannister Steele. Woods went on to appeared on The Edge of Night as Evelyn Dark a role she reprised on The Secret Storm in 1968. Woods also appeared on The Nurses, Search for Tomorrow, General Hospital, Days of our Lives and All My Children. Woods was appeared on The Bold and the Beautiful when it debuted in 1987 as Helen Logan, the Logan sister's grandmother. The character became great-great-grandmother in 1999. Woods last appearance on B&B was in 2001.

DeathEdit

Woods died n August 2, 2003, just three weeks short of what would have been her 93rd birthday, of natural causes in Los Angeles.

Personal LifeEdit

Woods was married to Richard McMurray until his death in 1984.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lesley Woods". http://www.playbillvault.com/Person/Detail/90084/Lesley-Woods. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. Burr, Eugene (June 6, 1942). "New Plays on Broadway: Comes the Revelation". Billboard. pp. 9–10. https://books.google.com/books?id=HQwEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PP10. Retrieved 9 October 2015. 

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