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Sandra Gould

Gladys Kravitz

Brooklyn native Sandra Gould got an early start in show business, making her radio debut at age 9 on such shows as The Jack Benny Show and The Danny Thomas Show. She had her Broadway debut at age 11 in "Fly Away Home with Montgomery Clift. Her TV guest appearances included The Joey Bishop Show, I Love Lucy, I Dream of Jeannie and The Danny Thomas Show. She replaced Alice Pearce in 1966 as Gladys Kravitz on Bewitched, and stayed with the show until its end in 1972. A prolific painter and writer, Gould published two books, Always Say Maybe (a how-to book for women looking to enchant a man) and Sexpots and Pans (a guide to cook for 46 different types of men). Gould passed away on July 20, 1999 at age 82.

Character Bio

The Kravitzes are an average retired suburban couple. And Gladys is the ultimate neurotic nosey neighbor. Living next door to a witch, she witnesses everything from Santa Claus and his reindeer heading off for the holidays to furniture and people popping in and out of houses. From time to time, Abner is able to convince Gladys that her problems and the things she sees are all in her mind. Even when she's zapped into the 17th century, Abner tries to convince her it is a dream. But they do love each other and are big-hearted enough to take in a foster child at Christmas, look after their nephew and be supportive of Gladys' equally neurotic brother, a shy concert violinist.