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Today is Monday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2005 with 61 to follow.
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Barbara Bel Geddes dead at 82

NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Actress Barbara Bel Geddes, probably best known to TV viewers as Miss Ellie of "Dallas," has died of lung cancer at age 82.

Feature: CBS reunites 'Dallas' crew

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Network TV is reaching into the vault again for November sweeps programming, as CBS features a "Dallas" reunion show this weekend that brings most of the original cast members together for a two-hour special.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2004 with 61 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2003 with 61 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2002 with 61 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2001 with 61 to follow.
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Barbara Bel Geddes
Barbara Bel Geddes, who plays Miss Ellie, the genteel matriarch of the feuding Ewing family on TV?s Dallas series poses for a family portrait on her first day back on the set on September 10, 1983 in Los Angeles, since her heart surgery. Pictured are standing (L to R) Howard keel, Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy. Seated (L to R) are Barbara Bel Geddes and Charlene Tilton (UPI Photo/Handout/Files)
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Barbara Bel Geddes (October 31, 1922 – August 8, 2005) was an American actress, artist and children's author. She is best known for her role in the television drama series Dallas as matriarch Eleanor "Miss Ellie" Ewing. Bel Geddes also starred in the original Broadway production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof in the role of Maggie, and also appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958). She was the recipient of several awards and award nominations for her thespian performances.

Bel Geddes retired from Dallas (and acting) in 1990 and settled in her home in Northeast Harbor, Maine, where she continued to work as a fine artist. She was the author of two children's books and the creator of a line of greeting cards. She was twice married, the mother of two daughters, and died of lung cancer on August 8, 2005.

Bel Geddes was born in New York City, the daughter of Helen Belle (née Schneider) and stage and industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes. She married theatrical manager Carl Sawyer (aka Carl Schreuer) in 1944; they had one daughter, Susan. They divorced in 1951. Later that year, she married stage director Windsor Lewis with whom she had a daughter, Betsy. When Lewis became ill in 1967, Bel Geddes suspended her career to care for him until his death in 1972.

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