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Alice Drummond

21 May 1928 (Age 89)

Alice Drummond is an American actress of stage and television.

She played Nurse Jackson on the Dark Shadows. She was later nominated for a 1970 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for her performance as Mrs. Lee in The Chinese and Dr. Fish. Miss Drummond was a regular on the CBS soap opera, "Where the Heart Is," where she created the role of "Loretta Jardin," which she played until the series ended in 1973. She also appeared in a short-term role on another CBS soap, "As the World Turns."

She has appeared on television in guest roles on Kate & Allie and Yes, Dear.

Drummond was born as Alice E. Ruyter in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, daughter of Sarah Irene (née Alker), a secretary, and Arthur Ruyter, an auto mechanic. She graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in 1950.

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