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Susan Oliver
Susan Oliver

Susan Oliver (February 13, 1932May 10, 1990) was an American actress, television director and record-setting pilot. www. ... www. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... The word pilot has several meanings: In aviation, a pilot, also known as an aviator, is someone who flies an aircraft. ...

Born Charlotte Gercke in New York City, she was the daughter of a newspaperman George Gercke and Ruth Hale Oliver. Following her parents' divorce, Charlotte moved with her mother to the West Coast where her mother eventually became a well-known Hollywood astrologist. New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... A newspaper is a publication containing news and information and advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint. ... See: West Coast of the United States West Coast, New Zealand West Coast, Tasmania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... ... An astrological chart (or horoscope) - Y2K Chart — This particular chart is calculated for January 1, 2000 at 12:01:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time in New York City, New York, USA. (Longitude: 074W0023 - Latitude: 40N4251), using the tropical zodiac Astrology (from Greek: αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, star + λόγος, logos, word) is...

After studying drama and working in summer stock, she adopted the stage name "Susan Oliver" and first appeared in a guest role on television in 1956 then made her motion picture and Broadway debuts the following year. For her performance in the Broadway play, "Patate," Oliver won a Theatre World Award. Noted for her striking good looks, the blonde actress went on to play in more than one hundred different television shows and made-for-TV movies. She appeared in the notable 1960 motion picture BUtterfield 8 and in 1964 had the starring role opposite George Hamilton in Your Cheatin' Heart in which she played Audrey Williams, wife of country music legend Hank Williams. Bold text Headline text Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... A stage name, or a screen name for movie stars, is a pseudonym used by performers and actors. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... This article is about the street in New York City. ... The Theatre World Award is an American honor given annually to an actor or an actress in recognition of an outstanding breakout performance in their New York City stage debut. ... One of the worlds most famous blondes Marilyn Monroe, who was in fact a natural brunette Blond (feminine, blonde) is a hair colour found in certain mammals characterised by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin and higher levels of the pale pigment phæomelanin, in common with red or... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 film about a promiscuous model (Elizabeth Taylor) who fears that she is on the verge of crossing the line from slutitude to prostitution, until she and one of her paramours (Laurence Harvey) fall in love. ... George Hamilton George Hamilton (born on August 12, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a popular American film and television actor. ... Your Cheatin Heart is a song written and recorded by the American country music singer and songwriter Hank Williams in 1952, but released after his death in 1953. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, spirituals, and the blues. ... Hank Williams Sr. ...

Oliver appeared in Star Trek as "Vina", the lone survivor of a spaceship crash landing on Talos IV and Captain Christopher Pike's love interest in the first pilot The Cage (1964, screened in re-edited form 1966). It is Oliver who appears in the end credits of early episodes as a green skinned Orion slave girl. The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ... Vina is: A Sanskrit word meaning to long for, to wish for, to hope for (and, possibly, some sort of a sexual position) An Indian stringed instrument also spelled veena A town in Alabama This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share... Jeffrey Hunter as Captain Christopher Pike Christopher Pike is a fictional character in Star Trek. ... The Cage is the original pilot episode of the Star Trek science fiction franchise. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... In the fictional Star Trek universe, Orions are a green-skinned alien species which seem to have a hostile attitude towards the Federation. ...

She then appeared for the season on Peyton Place. By the 1970s, Oliver was working mainly in television and she directed several shows including a 1982 episode of M*A*S*H. During 197576 she was a regular cast member of the soap opera Days of Our Lives and was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in the 1976 made-for-TV drama, Amelia Earhart. Appearing in a film about the famous aviatrix was natural for Oliver who, outside of show business, was a flying enthusiast who piloted her own aircraft. The opening title of Peyton Place during the color years. ... The 1970s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1970 and 1979. ... M*A*S*H at the Internet Movie Database M*A*S*H Timeline Encyclopedia of Television Finest Kind - Fan Site w/ News, Episode Guides, Video Clips U.K. Fan Site w/ Interviews, Episode Guides Best Care Anywhere - Fan Site w/ Episode Guides, Memorable Moments TV Tome Yahoo Groups M... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Days of Our Lives is a long-running American soap opera. ... An Emmy Award. ... Aviators are people who fly aircraft either for pleasure or for a job. ...

Susan Oliver
Susan Oliver

After surviving a 1966 plane crash that almost took her life, in 1970 she co-piloted her Piper Comanche (different aircraft from the photo to the right) to victory in the 2,760 mile transcontinental race known as the "Powder Puff Derby." In 1967 Oliver became the first woman to fly a single-engined aircraft solo from New York City across the Atlantic Ocean as part of her attempt to fly to Moscow. Her odyssey ended in Denmark after the government of the Soviet Union denied her permission to enter their air space. http://www. ... http://www. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... A 1959 model Piper PA-24 Comanche The Piper PA-24 Comanche is a four-seat light utility aircraft first launched in 1957. ... The Powder Puff Derby was the name given to a transcontinental air race for women pilots inauguarated in 1947. ... Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow (Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronounciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 878. ...

In 1983, Oliver wrote about her aviation exploits in an autobiography titled "Odyssey: A Daring Transatlantic Journey." 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

She became a devout Buddhist. A cigarette smoker, Oliver died from lung cancer in 1990 at the age of 58 in Woodland Hills, California. A beautiful soul, she will surely be missed. A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1: cigar box 2: cigar 3: various pipes 4: waterpipe 5: joss stick 6: bong Various smoking equipment including different pipes, and cigars. ... The incidence of lung cancer is highly correlated with smoking. ... Woodland Hills is a community within the City of Los Angeles. ...

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Susan Oliver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3120 words)
Susan Oliver was born in New York City as Charlotte Gercke, the daughter of journalist George Gercke and astrology practitioner Ruth Hale Oliver, who divorced when Charlotte was still a child.
Susan was involved in a similar storyline four years later when she was cast in "The Cage", the unsold 1964 pilot episode of Star Trek.
Susan's most memorable scene depicts her LSD "trip" in which she visualizes herself as "Alice in Wonderland", vigorously executing go-go gyrations in a skimpy outfit and, as the scene ends, tearing off the remnants of her clothing.
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