Gail Kobe made many guest appearances on TV shows of the 1950s and 60s

Gail Kobe (March 19, 1932 – August 1, 2013) was an American actress and producer. Kobe was born Gabriella Joyce Kobe in Hamtramck, Michigan to Benjamin and Theresa Kobe. She had one sister, Beatrice (Kobe) Adamski, who predeceased her. Kobe graduated from UCLA earning a fine arts degree in theatre and dance. During the 1950s/60s, she made guest appearances on Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Bourbon Street Beat, Whirlybirds, The Californians, The Rebel, Felony Squad, Ironside, The Outer Limits, Hogan's Heroes, The Twilight Zone ("In His Image"), Dr. Kildare, Empire, Gunsmoke, Daniel Boone, Mission: Impossible, The Untouchables , Have Gun will Travel, The Mod Squad, and Mannix. In 1962, she portrayed the part of Dr. Louise Amadon in the episode "A Woman's Place" on CBS's Rawhide, about a woman doctor's struggles against stereotype in the old west. On February 17, 1959, Kobe was cast in the episode "Disaster Town" of the syndicated series, Rescue 8, in the role of Ellen Mason, a mother looking for her son, Jimmy, in a western ghost town. Actor Jay North played Kobe's missing son. Rescuers Wes Cameron (Jim Davis and Skip Johnson (Lang Jeffries) are called when Ellen is trapped after she slips through the floor of an abandoned building. On NBC western series, Laramie, Kobe played a saloon girl, Lottie Harris, in the episode "Gun Duel" (aired December 25, 1962). The story line revolves around Jess Harper, played by Robert Fuller, is the weekend deputy while Sheriff Mort Corey (Stuart Randall) is away on business. Corey's newly married nephew, Johnny Hartley, wants to become a deputy also, but finds he is unsuited for the work after nearly getting killed by a gunshot from two bank robbers. Lottie had hoped to marry the third bank robber, who falsely promised to take her to California. In a dramatic scene, Harper advises Lottie to stop gazing out the hotel window at the street and look in the mirror to overcome her own weaknesses. Kobe had a six-month role as Doris Schuster in ABC's Peyton Place, and a recurring role on the CBS western, Trackdown. She appeared on daytime television in the NBC serial Bright Promise as Ann Boyd Jones (1970–72) For the last two years of her life, the twice married Kobe resided at the Motion Picture Television Fund Home, Woodland Hills, California, where she died on August 1, 2013, aged 81, from undisclosed causes

Gallery of vintage tv actress Gail Kobe

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