Julie Sommars Actor

Julie sommars

Julie Sommars (born April 15, 1942) is an American actress. Julie Sommars played assistant District Attorney Julie March on the TV series, Matlock from 1987 to 1994. The March role garnered her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama. Sommars has appeared in other TV crime shows including Diagnosis: Murder (1994), Perry Mason (1965), the Perry Mason made-for-TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991), Magnum, P.I. (1982), Barnaby Jones (1979), McCloud (1974), The Rockford Files (1974), The Fugitive (1966), as well as movie roles. She also appeared in an episode of Love American Style(1969)". Her career spans 30 years with more than 250 TV and film credits. In the early 1970s, she played "J.J." the daughter of Dan Dailey's the "Governor" in a series called The Governor & J.J., for which she won a Golden Globe. She is also known for her role as the assertive race car driver Diane Darcy in Disney's Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977). Originally from Fremont, Nebraska, she resides in Los Angeles and is married with three children.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 15th, 1942
Nationality
United States of America

Family

Spouses
Children

Movie performances

1. Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)

Crime, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
94.0
1 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Perry Mason
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

2. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

Action, Adventure, Comedy
played Diane Darcy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
Arthur Alsberg
,
Don Nelson
13 Show list

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo is a 1977 film, the third of a series of films by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own.

Awards

Top cast

Bruno Von Stickle
Wheely Applegate
Race Official
Quincey
Driver #5
Driver #1
Jim Douglas
Duval
Inspector Bouchet
Detective Fontenoy
Emile
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Leonard J. South
English, French
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. Matlock

Crime, Drama, Mystery
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Julie March
American Broadcasting Company
NBC
September 23rd, 1986 May 28th, 1996 10 English

2. The Governor & J.J.

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

CBS
September 23rd, 1969 January 6th, 1971 2
Nora Marlowe
English

Guest TV appearances

Barnaby Jones

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

Barnaby Jones is a television detective series starring Buddy Ebsen and Lee Meriwether as a father and daughter-in-law who run a private detective firm in Los Angeles. The show ran on CBS from January 28, 1973 to April 3, 1980, beginning as a mid-season replacement.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S08-E05 October 18th, 1979
Dick Nelson
Dennis Donnelly
S03-E09 November 19th, 1974
William Wiard

Ben Casey

Program genre

Medical fiction
Drama
Medical drama

External resources

Ben Casey is an American medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E06 October 18th, 1965

Big Shamus, Little Shamus

External resources

Big Shamus, Little Shamus is an American detective drama series that aired on CBS on Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m Eastern Time for two weeks from September 29, 1979 to October 6, 1979.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E03 October 2nd, 1979

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Program genre

Drama
Anthology
Anthology series

External resources

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre is an American anthology series, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation, which ran on NBC from 1963 through 1967. The show was hosted by Bob Hope, but it had a variety of formats, including musical, dramatic, and comedy.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E11 December 7th, 1966

Bonanza

Program genre

Action
Action/Adventure
Adventure Film
Western

External resources

Bonanza is an NBC television western series that ran from September 12, 1959, to January 16, 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 430 episodes, it ranks as the second longest running western series, and within the top 10 longest running, live-action American series. It continues to air in syndication.nThe show centers on the Cartwright family, who live in the area of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe. The series stars Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, and later, David Canary and Mitch Vogel.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E27 April 5th, 1964
John Florea

Bronk

Program genre

Police procedural

External resources

Bronk is an American television series starring Jack Palance as Detective Lieutenant Alex Bronkov. The series is set in the fictional Ocean City, California.n24 episodes were aired from September 21, 1975 to March 28, 1976 on CBS. The series lasted only one season.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E16 January 18th, 1976
Alex March

Death Valley Days

Program genre

Anthology
Anthology series
Western

Official site

External resources

Death Valley Days is an American radio and television anthology series featuring true stories of the old American West, particularly the Death Valley area. Created in 1930 by Ruth Woodman, the program was broadcast on radio until 1945 and continued from 1952 to 1970 as a syndicated television series, with reruns continuing through August 1, 1975.nThe series was sponsored by the Pacific Coast Borax Company and hosted by Stanley Andrews, Ronald Reagan, Robert Taylor, and Dale Robertson. With the passing of Dale Robertson in 2013, all the former Death Valley Days hosts are now deceased. Hosting the series was Reagan's final work as an actor; he also was cast in eight episodes of the series.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S14-E08 January 20th, 1966
S13-E14 December 31st, 1964

Ellery Queen

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama
Period piece

External resources

Ellery Queen is an American television detective mystery series based on the fictional character Ellery Queen. It aired on NBC during the 1975-76 television season and stars Jim Hutton as Ellery Queen, David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard Queen, and Tom Reese as Sgt. Velie. Created by the writing/producing team of Richard Levinson and William Link, the title character breaks the fourth wall to ask the audience to consider their solution.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E09 October 30th, 1975
Seymour Robbie

Felony Squad

Program genre

Drama
Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

Felony Squad is a half-hour television crime drama originally broadcast on the ABC network from September 12, 1966 to January 31, 1969, a span encompassing seventy-three episodes.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E03 September 30th, 1968
S00-E20 January 25th, 1968
Anthony Lawrence

Flipper

Program genre

Adventure Film
Children's television series
Family
Action/Adventure
Action

External resources

Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of Porter Ricks, Chief Warden at fictional Coral Key Park and Marine Preserve in southern Florida, and his two young sons, Sandy and Bud.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E27 March 20th, 1965

Get Smart

Program genre

Espionage
Crime
Comedy
Sitcom

External resources

Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre. Created by Mel Brooks with Buck Henry, the show stars Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt. Henry said they created the show by request of Daniel Melnick, who was a partner, along with Leonard Stern and David Susskind, of the show's production company, Talent Associates, to capitalize on the two biggest things in the entertainment world today—James Bond and Inspector Clouseau. Brooks said: It's an insane combination of James Bond and Mel Brooks comedy.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E26 April 6th, 1968

Gunsmoke

Program genre

Action
Action/Adventure
Western
Adventure Film

External resources

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the UK, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.nThe radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and John Dunning writes that among radio drama enthusiasts Gunsmoke is routinely placed among the best shows of any kind and any time.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S12-E03 October 1st, 1966
S10-E28 April 3rd, 1965
S11-E10 November 20th, 1965
S09-E32 May 9th, 1964
Kathleen Hite

Harry O

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American crime drama series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen and was executive produced by Jerry Thorpe. Harry O followed the broadcast of two pilot films: Such Dust as Dreams Are Made On and then the second, Smile Jenny, You're Dead, both starring Janssen.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 12th, 1974

He & She

Program genre

Sitcom
Comedy

External resources

He & She is an American sitcom that aired on the CBS television network as part of its 1967–1968 lineup, originally sponsored by General Foods and Lever Brothers.nHe & She is widely considered by broadcast historians to have been ahead of its time. Its sophisticated approach to comedy was viewed as opening doors to the groundbreaking MTM family of sitcoms of the 1970s, beginning with The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1970. The character of Oscar was openly the pattern for the Ted Baxter character, for which creator Leonard Stern granted permission.nCBS aired reruns of He & She in prime time from June 1970 to September 1970.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E08 October 25th, 1967

Judd, for the Defense

Program genre

Drama
Legal drama
Legal

External resources

Judd, for the Defense is an American legal drama originally broadcast on the ABC network on Friday nights from September 8, 1967, to September 19, 1969.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E02 September 27th, 1968
William Kelley

Lancer

Program genre

Western
Drama

External resources

Lancer is an American Western series that aired on CBS from September 1968, to May 1970. The series stars Andrew Duggan, James Stacy, and Wayne Maunder as a father with two half-brother sons, an arrangement similar to the more successful Bonanza on NBC.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E25 April 8th, 1969

Magnum, P.I.

Program genre

Action
Police procedural
Drama
Crime Fiction
Action/Adventure
Adventure Film

External resources

Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network.nAccording to the Nielsen ratings, Magnum, P.I. consistently ranked in the top twenty U.S. television programs during the first five years that the series was originally broadcast in the United States. Originally appearing in a prime time American network timeslot of 8 p.m. Eastern on Thursdays, Magnum, P.I. was one of the highest-rated shows on U.S. television.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E18 February 18th, 1982

McCloud

Program genre

Drama
Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977. The title role is played by Dennis Weaver as Marshal Sam McCloud, a law officer from Taos, New Mexico, on semi-permanent special assignment with the New York City Police Department.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E04 November 17th, 1974
Michael Gleason
Jerry Jameson

Mr. Novak

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Mr. Novak is an American dramatic series starring James Franciscus in the title role, which aired on NBC for two seasons, from 1963 to 1965.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E28 April 13th, 1965

Partners in Crime

Program genre

Television comedy
Police procedural

External resources

Partners in Crime is an American television series set in San Francisco, California, that aired on NBC during the 1984-85 television season. NBC cancelled the show after 13 episodes on December 29, 1984.nIn Britain ITV aired it as 50/50 to avoid confusion with another series of the same name.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E04 October 13th, 1984
Harry Falk

Perry Mason

Program genre

Drama
Crime Fiction
Legal
Legal drama

External resources

Perry Mason is an American dramatized court show produced by Paisano Productions that ran from September 1957 to May 1966 on CBS. The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. Many episodes are based on stories written by Gardner, others are based on characters created by him. At one time, the show was television's most successful and longest-running lawyer series.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S08-E24 March 25th, 1965

Run, Buddy, Run

Program genre

Sitcom

External resources

Run, Buddy, Run is an American situation comedy starring Jack Sheldon, which ran on CBS from September 12, 1966, until January 2, 1967.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E08 October 31st, 1966

Sea Hunt

Program genre

Drama
Action
Action/Adventure
Adventure Film

External resources

Sea Hunt is an American adventure television series that aired in syndication from 1958 to 1961 and was popular in syndication for decades afterwards. The series originally aired for four seasons, with 155 episodes produced. It stars Lloyd Bridges as former U.S. Navy frogman Mike Nelson, and was produced by Ivan Tors.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E31 August 6th, 1960

Switch

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Action
Drama
Crime

External resources

Switch is an American action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner, who work as private eyes, for a deceptive sting operation. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, 1975 and August 20, 1978, bumping the Hawaii Five-O detective series to Friday nights.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 9th, 1975

The F.B.I.

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Police procedural

External resources

The F.B.I. is an American television series broadcast on ABC from 1965–74. It was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, and the characters almost always drove Ford vehicles in the series. Alcoa co-sponsored the first season only.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E17 January 19th, 1969
Arthur Heinemann
S03-E14 January 14th, 1968
S02-E20 February 5th, 1967

The Fugitive

Program genre

Thriller
Action
Drama
Mystery
Adventure Film
Action/Adventure
Crime Fiction

External resources

The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins and produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen stars as Richard Kimble, a physician who is falsely convicted of his wife's murder and sentenced to receive the death penalty. En route to death row, Kimble's train derails over a switch, allowing him to escape and begin a cross-country search for the real killer, a one-armed man.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E13 December 20th, 1966
Daniel B. Ullman
S03-E12 December 7th, 1965

The Great Adventure

Program genre

History
Anthology series
Anthology

External resources

The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series that appeared on CBS for the 1963-1964 television season. The series, narrated each week by Van Heflin, and featuring theme music by Richard Rodgers, presented a weekly one-hour dramatization of the lives of famous Americans and important historical events in American History.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E14 January 17th, 1964

The Loretta Young Show

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Letter to Loretta is an American anthology drama series telecast on NBC from September 1953 to June 1961 for a total of 165 episodes. The filmed show was hosted by Loretta Young who also played the lead in various episodes.nLetter to Loretta was sponsored by Procter & Gamble from 1953 through 1960. The final season's sponsor was Warner-Lambert's Listerine.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S07-E22 March 13th, 1960

The Rockford Files

Program genre

Action/Adventure
Crime Fiction
Police procedural
Crime
Action
Adventure Film
Mystery
Drama

External resources

The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974, and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to the present day. Garner portrays Los Angeles-based private investigator Jim Rockford with Noah Beery, Jr., in the supporting role of his father, a retired truck driver nicknamed Rocky.nThe show was created by Roy Huggins and Stephen J. Cannell.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 13th, 1974

The Tall Man

Program genre

Adventure Film
Action/Adventure
Western
Action

External resources

The Tall Man is a half-hour American western television series about Sheriff Pat Garrett and the gunfighter Billy the Kid that aired seventy-five episodes on NBC from 1960 to 1962, filmed by Revue Productions.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E08 October 28th, 1961

Thriller

Program genre

Anthology
Drama
Thriller
Suspense

External resources

Thriller is a British television series, originally broadcast in the UK from 1973 to 1976. It is an anthology series: each episode has a self-contained story and its own cast. As the title suggests, each story is a thriller of some variety, from tales of the supernatural to down-to-earth whodunits.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E02 June 8th, 1974

Awards won

1969 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Governor & J.J. TV Sitcom
Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Wikipedia

Check Julie Sommars on wikipedia.

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