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Donna Lyons Interviews Actress Kathy Garver

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Kathy Garver is an American Actress most well-known for starring as the teenage niece of Uncle Bill Davis, Cissy Davis on Family Affair. The show was nominated for Emmys in various categories during its five-year run. Before that, she was cast as a slave in the film The Ten Commandments.

After "Family Affair", Kathy starred in an Israeli musical stage version of the TV series, having to learn Hebrew, phonetically, for her role. Later, she continued her dramatic studies at London's prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where she portrayed "Juliet" in "Romeo and Juliet". Dramatic and comedic productions in the states followed, including starring roles in "My Fair Lady", "Sunday in New York", "A Midsummer's Night Dream" and the "Trojan Women" and her latest "Summer Magic."

Kathy has captivated the talk show circuit entertaining audiences with tales of her life-long career in show business. She's chatted with Bill O'Reilly. Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jessy Raphael, Mary Hart, Maury Povich and many more. Today, Kathy is an accomplished and versatile actress, appearing in such films as Mom, Murder and Me, The Princess Diaries, MOWs such as In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders and Stay the Night with Guest Star roles on many TV shows. She has been on many game shows too!

Kathy is also very much in demand for her numerous vocal characterizations. She's a stand-out in the very competitive field of voices-overs for cartoons, commercials, toys and audio books.

Kathy is also an author. Some of the books written are The Family Affair Cookbook, Surviving Cissy and X Child Stars -Where Are They Now.