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Judy Pace
Born June 15, 1942 (1942-06-15) (age 67)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Don Mitchell 1972-1986
Curt Flood 1986-1997 (his death)
Children 2 children

Judy Lenteen Pace (born June 15, 1942 in Los Angeles, California) is an American stage and screen actress. Many publications, fans, and critics alike have called Pace one of the most beautiful women ever to appear on screen. In the 1970s, she was lauded as the personification of Black Beauty.

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Career Biography

Pace became a familiar face in the 1970s on both the big and small screen, appearing in popular blaxploitation movies and popular television shows. She played a character on the soap opera One Life to Live. Television programs on which she appeared include Batman, Bewitched, The Flying Nun, I Spy, The Mod Squad, That's My Mama, Sanford and Son, and What's Happening. For one season, she starred in the drama The Young Lawyers broadcast on ABC. Pace also made a supporting role appearance as Gayle Sayers's wife in the critically acclaimed 1971 ABC-TV movie Brian's Song.

Early Career, Personal Life

Pace got her first major break in Hollywood as the first black villainess on TV with her role as "Vickie Fletcher" in the hit ABC-TV soap-opera/drama series Peyton Place (1968). She met her second husband, late baseball great Curt Flood, as a bachelorette contestant on the game show The Dating Game. They married in 1986, and remained together until Flood's death in 1997. Her first husband, African-American actor Don Mitchell, co-starred for 7 years on the hit NBC-TV series Ironside. Pace is also the former sister-in law of actor Oscar Brown, Jr.

Filmography

As Actress:

As Herself:

  • ESPN SportsCentury .... (2 episodes, 2000–2004)
  • Disciples of Jackie Robinson (2004) (TV episode)
  • Curt Flood (2000) (TV episode)
  • E! True Hollywood Story (1999)
  • Christopher Jones (1999)
  • Soul Train (1973)
  • Stevie Wonder/The Moments/Fully Guaranteed (1973) (TV episode)

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