PODCAST: Alice Ghostley: Not A Regular Face In The Crowd


Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ghostley, well-known to couch potatoes for playing confused sidekicks on Bewitched and Designing Women took her Final Taxi at 81.

From 1966 through 1972, she made regular appearances on the sitcom Bewitched as shy, bumbling witch Esmeralda From 1986 through 1993, Ghostley portrayed oddball neighbor Bernice Clifton on the hit series Designing Women. She earned an Emmy nomination for the role in 1992.

Over a six-decade career, she made more than 90 TV appearances in such shows as Evening Shade, Love, American Style and Mayberry R.F.D.
Ghostley appeared in 30 films, including To Kill a Mockingbird , The Graduate, Gator and Two on a Bench

4 Responses

  1. A terrifically talented woman…the only person I ever sent a fan letter to. She made me laugh like no other! She and Paul Lynde must be having a ball right now! Condolences to her family and close friends. Know she was loved very much by people out in TV land.

  2. Great, really enjoyed this

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