• Pamela Gail Hensley is an author and actress from Glendale, California
• Her net worth is estimated at $20 million, earned through her acting career
• She first gained recognition for her role in the western film "There Was a Crooked Man..."
• She is best known for her roles in "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" and "Matt Houston"
• She is married to television executive producer E. Duke Vincent
Known for movies
Who is Pamela Hensley?
Pamela Gail Hensley was born on 3 October 1950, in Glendale, California USA, and is an author as well as an actress, perhaps still best known for her role in the early 1980s television show “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”, in which she played the character Princess Ardala.
Pamela Hensley as Princess Ardala, Buck’s frequent adversary and the seductress who wanted him for her mate In Buck Rogers in the 25th Century!
The Net Worth of Pamela Hensley
How rich is Pamela Hensley? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is close to $20 million, earned largely through a successful career in acting. She has appeared in a variety of films over the course of her career, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Pamela grew up in Glendale where her father worked as a veterinarian. She attended Argyle Academy and after matriculating, she enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London in hopes of pursuing an acting career after completing her studies. One of her first roles was in 1970 in the western film entitled “There Was a Crooked Man…”, which starred Kirk Douglas and was written by David Newman and Robert Benton, who wrote “Bonnie & Clyde.”
Her next notable project would come in the game show entitled “Treasure Hunt”, on which she worked as a model for a year in the series which featured contestants selecting treasure chests in hopes of winning large prizes, including a cash jackpot. The following year, she began appearing more on television, in guest roles including in “Kojak”, “Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law”, and “McMillan & Wife”. She was establishing herself as a television mainstay, though still having a few film projects, including “Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze” which starred Ron Ely, and was directed by Michael Anderson who also directed “Around the World in 80 Days”.
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From 1975 to 1976, Hensley played the character Janet Blake (Riley) in the series “Marcus Welby, M.D.” for a total of 24 episodes, starring with Robert Young as the titular character alongside a supporting cast which featured James Brolin and Elena Verdugo. She then had a regular role in “Kingston: Confidential”, a crime drama film that aired on the NBC, and continued with multiple episode roles in shows such as “Switch” and “The Six Million Dollar Man”.
In 1979, she appeared in the miniseries “The Rebels” which is based on the historical novel of the same name about the American Revolution. This was followed up by the science fiction adventure series entitled “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”, which ran for two seasons over the next two years – the pilot episode was aired theatrically, and is based on the character Buck Rogers which was created by Philip Francis Nowlan, and been featured in comic strips and novellas both on television as well as on radio.
Later Career and Matt Houston
The following year, Pamela was cast in “The Nude Bomb” – also known as “The Return of Maxwell Smart” – a spy comedy film based on the series entitled “Get Smart” which starred Don Adams as the titular character. She also starred in the made for television disaster film entitled “Condominium”, which featured an all-star cast including Barbara Eden, Dan Haggerty and Steve Forrest. Her next project would be “240-Robert” in which she played the role of Deputy Sandy Harper for three episodes during the show’s second season. She then made guest appearances in shows such as “Fantasy Island” and “Hotel”.
After a two-episode role in “The Love Boat”, she then got one of her final notable roles in “Matt Houston”, playing CJ Parsons from 1982 to 1985 in the crime drama aired on NBC and created by Lawrence Gordon, starring Lee Horsley as a Texas oilman named Matlock Houston who works as a private investigator during his free time. He is joined by Hensley who plays a lawyer sidekick while George Wyner plays a business manager, and Buddy Ebsen for the final season as the uncle of Roy Houston. In most episodes, Matt’s friends are killed or involved in some criminal activity.
For her personal life, it is known that Pamela has been married since 1982 to television executive producer E. Duke Vincent – they don’t have any children. Her husband has participated in shows such as “Charmed”, “Melrose Place”, “7th Heaven”, “Charlie’s Angels” and many others. The couple work on books together, with Vincent producing novels such as “Mafia Summer”. She on the other hand released a small cookbook entitled “The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook” in 2004, marketed as a mixture of two-family traditions in cooking, however, the book received mixed reviews.
|1||Best known for her roles as Princess Ardala on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) and C.J. Parsons on Matt Houston (1982).|
|2||Her husband, E. Duke Vincent, helped produce the Matt Houston (1982) series for ABC (1982-1985), in which she played C.J. Parsons, Houston's attorney.|
|3||Her mother is actress Gail Kent and her father is Dr. John Hensley, a veterinarian.|
|4||Studied for three years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England, UK. She had more training in the United States with Lee Strasberg and Jeff Corey.|
|Matt Houston||1982-1985||TV Series||C.J. Parsons|
|The Love Boat||1984||TV Series||Kathy James|
|Hotel||1984||TV Series||Brooke Whitfield|
|Double Exposure||1983||Sgt. Fontain|
|Fantasy Island||1982||TV Series||Linda Whitney|
|Rooster||1982||TV Movie||Bunny Richter|
|240-Robert||1981||TV Series||Deputy Sandy Harper|
|The Nude Bomb||1980||Agent 36|
|Buck Rogers in the 25th Century||1979-1980||TV Series||Princess Ardala|
|Condominium||1980||TV Series||Drusilla Byrne|
|The Rebels||1979||TV Movie||Charlotte Waverly|
|Buck Rogers in the 25th Century||1979||Princess Ardala|
|B.J. and the Bear||1979||TV Series||Holly Tremaine|
|Vega$||1979||TV Series||Valerie Kemmet|
|Switch||1977||TV Series||Sandra Summers|
|The Six Million Dollar Man||1977||TV Series||Cynthia Grayland / Jenny|
|Kingston: Confidential||1977||TV Series||Beth Kelly|
|Marcus Welby, M.D.||1975-1976||TV Series||Janet Blake Janet Blake Kiley Crystal|
|Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze||1975||Mona|
|Death Among Friends||1975||TV Movie||Connie Benson|
|The Rockford Files||1975||TV Series||Jennifer Ryburn|
|The Specialists||1975||TV Movie|
|The Law||1974||TV Movie||Cindy Best|
|Ironside||1974||TV Series||Debbie Hinden|
|Lucas Tanner||1974||TV Series||Dee Wiggins|
|McMillan & Wife||1974||TV Series||Gwynneth Jerome|
|Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law||1974||TV Series||Miss Lathom|
|The New Treasure Hunt||1973||TV Series||Model (1973-1974)|
|There Was a Crooked Man...||1970||Edwina|
|Battle of the Network Stars VIII||1980||TV Special||Herself - NBC Team|
|The Hollywood Squares||1977-1979||TV Series||Herself|
|Battle of the Network Stars V||1978||TV Special||Herself - NBC Team|
|Derrick contre Superman||1992||TV Short||C.J. Parson (uncredited)|
|Buck Rogers in the 25th Century||1980||TV Series||Princess Ardala|
|1980||Saturn Award||Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA||Best Supporting Actress||Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia