• Sherry D. Jackson is a retired actress and former child star, known for her roles in "Make Room for Daddy" and "Star Trek".
• She has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
• She was taught how to sing, dance and act by her mother, and was eventually discovered by an agent.
• She had her most notable role in the series "The Danny Thomas Show" which earned her a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
• After retiring from acting in 1980, she faded into obscurity and has enjoyed a peaceful life.

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FactBest known for her roles as Terry Williams on Make Room for Daddy (1953) and as the android Andrea in the first season episode of the original Star Trek (1966) series, Star Trek: What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1966).

Who is Sherry Jackson?

Sherry D. Jackson was born on 15 February 1942, in Wendell, Idaho USA, and is a former child star and now retired actress, perhaps still best known for being a part of the series “Make Room for Daddy” or “The Danny Thomas Show”. She also made a guest appearance in the original “Star Trek” series.

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The Net Worth of Sherry Jackson

How rich is Sherry Jackson? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $2 million, earned largely through a successful career in acting. She also appeared in numerous films throughout her career from the 1950s to the 1980s. As it’s uncertain that she continues working, her wealth may not increase much further.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Growing up, Sherry was taught how to sing, dance and act by her mother, who gave her lessons. Her father passed away in 1948, and the family decided to move to Los Angeles, California, partly because her mother wanted Sherry and her two brothers to start careers in the entertainment industry, and they eventually met an agent – some sources state that Sherry was discovered by an agent while on Sunset Strip.

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This led to her taking a screen test for the film “The Snake Pit”, alongside Olivia De Havilland, however, it was not until a year later that she was cast in her first feature film, entitled “You’re My Everything”, a musical starring Anne Baxter as well as Dan Dailey. In 1950, she worked with Steve Cochran in the western film “The Lion and the Horse”; during this time, her mother remarried to writer Montgomery Pittman, with Sherry attending as a flower girl. This would eventually lead to her appearance in her next film entitled “Come Next Spring”, written by her stepfather Pittman, in which she played the role of a mute daughter.

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Career Prominence

Throughout the 1950s, Jackson was cast in several “Ma and Pa Kettle” films playing the role of Susie Kettle, one of the children. Other projects she had included “The Breaking Point” which was John Garfield’s penultimate role, and “The Miracle of Our Lady Fatima” as an emotionally volatile ascetic. In 1953, she was cast in the football film entitled “Trouble Along the Way”, alongside John Wayne. She had one of her most notable roles in the series “The Danny Thomas Show”, initially known as “Make Room for Daddy” during its first three seasons. She stayed with the show for five seasons, and during her time on the show developed a close relationship with her on-screen mother Jean Hagen. After her five-year contract ended, she decided to leave the show due to how tiring the fast-paced production was. Her character was eventually written-out, but thanks to her influence in the show, she was awarded a star for television on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Later Career

Sherry then made various guest appearances in numerous television series, which increased her acting capabilities. She appeared in “77 Sunset Strip”, and “The Tall Man” in which she played a freed Apache captive. She played an alcoholic in “Mr. Novak”, and a murder suspect in “Perry Mason”, and also gave a notable performance as a guest in “Maverick”, playing a promiscuous young bride. Other roles she had were in “Lost in Space”, “The Wild Wild West”, “Batman” and the original “Star Trek” series, in which she played the role of android Andrea, which gained a lot of attention despite only being a one episode role.

In 1966, Sherry was cast in an episode of the series “Death Valley Says” in which she played Katherine “Kate” Turner, and a year later appeared in the film “Gunn”, having a nude scene which was only released through the international version; stills of the scene was later printed in an issue of “Playboy” magazine, but the film has never been released through a DVD or VHS. Sherry continued her career into the 1970s, but eventually decided to retire in 1980, after a guest appearance in the show “CHiPs”.

Personal Life

For her personal life, it is known that Jackson started a relationship with businessman and horse breeder Fletcher R. Jones in 1967 which lasted five years, until Jones passed away in 1972 after his plane crashed in Santa Barbara County, California. A few months later, she filed a suit against his estate asking for $1 million as her attorneys declared that Jones promised her $25,000 a year for the rest of her life, however, the claim was unsuccessful. Not much else is known in terms of romantic relationships. After retiring from her acting career, she slowly faded into obscurity, and has apparently enjoyed a peaceful life without much attention.


#Marks / Signs
1Lisp, breathless voice
2Voluptuous figure
3Natural chestnut hair


1[on The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968)] I hated that movie -- what a piece of junk. It took less than a month -- we shot it in one of Arizona's less than desirable locales... not a safe place to be. You couldn't go out at night because all the locals packed guns.
2[on why she left Make Room for Daddy (1953)] The major perk was Jean Hagen. I adored her. We had a great time. She and I were best buddies; she was my only friend from the Make Room for Daddy cast. What made me specifically want to leave the show? I had a five-year contract, Jean had a three-year contract. Jean was thoroughly fed up with the series and made it clear that she didn't want to come back. When she left, I was devastated. I didn't want to continue, either. I wanted to break my contract. They wouldn't let me leave, but gave me less to do; that's why I'm in fewer shows from ages 14-16.


1Her mother provided drama, singing and dancing lessons for Sherry and her two brothers, Curtis L. Jackson and Gary L. Jackson, "from the time they were very little".
2Best known for her roles as Terry Williams on Make Room for Daddy (1953) and as the android Andrea in the first season episode of the original Star Trek (1966) series, Star Trek: What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1966).
3Has worked with Chuck Connors on three different occasions: in Trouble Along the Way (1953); in a 1958 episode of The Rifleman (1958); and in a 1966 episode of Branded (1965).
4Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6324 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960 (one week before her 18th birthday).
51959 Deb Star.
6Stepdaughter of Montgomery Pittman




Chase1974TV SeriesShirley
Curse of the Moon Child1972
Love, American Style1971TV Series segment 'Love and the Waitress'
- Love and the Particular Girl/Love and the Fountain of Youth/Love and the House Bachelor/Love and the Waitress 1971 ... segment 'Love and the Waitress'
Wild Women1970TV MovieNancy Belacourt
The Immortal1970TV SeriesSherry Hiller
Make Room for Granddaddy1970TV SeriesTerry Williams
The Interns1970TV SeriesJeri Spencer
The Monitors1969Mona
The Wild Wild West1967-1968TV SeriesLola Cortez / Michele LeMaster
The Mini-Skirt Mob1968Connie
Star Trek1966TV SeriesAndrea
Death Valley Days1966TV SeriesKatherine Turner
Batman1966TV SeriesPauline
My Three Sons1966TV SeriesLinda June Mitchell
Lost in Space1966TV SeriesEffra
Branded1966TV SeriesNell Beckwith
The Virginian1965TV SeriesLois Colter
Wild on the Beach1965Lee Sullivan
Gomer Pyle: USMC1965TV SeriesGeraldine
Rawhide1965TV SeriesMar
Wagon Train1964TV SeriesGeneva Balfour
The Lieutenant1964TV SeriesMaggie Shea
Perry Mason1963TV SeriesMadeline Randall
Mr. Novak1963TV SeriesCathy Ferguson
Vacation Playhouse1963TV SeriesAlice Watson
Gunsmoke1962TV SeriesAggie / Lacey Parcher
Hawaiian Eye1962TV SeriesJoan Carmichael
The Twilight Zone1962TV SeriesComfort Gatewood
The New Breed1962TV SeriesEllen Talltree
The Tall Man1961TV SeriesSally Bartlett
Bringing Up Buddy1961TV SeriesJanie
Maverick1957-1961TV SeriesErma Curran / Annie Haines
77 Sunset Strip1959-1960TV SeriesOphir / Shirley Bent / Ella / ...
Riverboat1960TV SeriesInez Cox
Surfside 61960TV SeriesJill Murray
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn1960Mary Jane Wilkes
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1960TV SeriesMignonne McCurdy
The Millionaire1960TV SeriesSusan Johnson
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1960TV SeriesMelanie Culpin
The Rifleman1958TV SeriesRebecca Snipe
Make Room for Daddy1953-1958TV SeriesTerry Williams
The Charles Farrell Show1956TV SeriesJulie
Come Next Spring1956Annie
Cavalcade of America1955TV Series
Mystery Is My Business1954TV Series
Shower of Stars1954TV SeriesTerry
Private Secretary1953TV Series
Lux Video Theatre1953TV SeriesRuthie Hammond
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation1953Susie Kettle (uncredited)
Trouble Along the Way1953Carol Williams
The Ford Television Theatre1953TV SeriesTerry Pelham
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima1952Jacinta Marto
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair1952Susie Kettle (uncredited)
The Lion and the Horse1952Jenny
The Roy Rogers Show1952TV SeriesLucy Collins
Something to Live For1952Child (uncredited)
This Woman Is Dangerous1952Susan Halleck (uncredited)
The Gene Autry Show1951-1952TV SeriesBonnie Ford / Frankie Scott
The Range Rider1951-1952TV SeriesSusan Harper / Virginia Lee
Hello God1951Little Italian Girl
Lorna Doone1951Annie Ridd as a Child (uncredited)
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm1951Susie Kettle (uncredited)
The Great Caruso1951Musetta as a Child (uncredited)
When I Grow Up1951Ruthie Reed
Fireside Theatre1949-1951TV SeriesLittle Girl
Apache Drums1951Child (uncredited)
M1951Little Girl (uncredited)
For Heaven's Sake1950Little Girl (uncredited)
The Breaking Point1950Amelia Morgan
A Modern Marriage1950Evelyn at 5 Years Old
Where Danger Lives1950Girl in Iron Lung (uncredited)
Covered Wagon Raid1950Susie Davis
The Next Voice You Hear...1950Girl in Church (uncredited)
Louisa1950Little Girl in Park (uncredited)
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town1950Susie Kettle (uncredited)
You're My Everything1949Jane - Age 6 (uncredited)
Strike Force1982TV SeriesMimi
Casino1980TV MovieJennifer
CHiPs1980TV SeriesDiane
Charlie's Angels1980TV SeriesTina Fuller
Alice1980TV SeriesToni Morelli
That's Life1979
Vega$1979TV SeriesDenise
Fantasy Island1979TV SeriesMonica Jensen
Brenda Starr, Reporter1979TV MovieBrenda Starr
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978TV SeriesJoanna
Stingray1978Abigail Bratowski
The Incredible Hulk1978TV SeriesDr. Diane Joseph
Barnaby Jones1978TV SeriesErica Hughes
Bare Knuckles1977Jennifer Randall
Enigma1977TV MovieKate Valentine
The Streets of San Francisco1977TV SeriesJoy Adams
Switch1976TV SeriesJennie Rosenthal
The Blue Knight1976TV SeriesMrs. Bonner
Starsky and Hutch1976TV SeriesDenise Girard
Matt Helm1975TV SeriesElena Bosworth
The Rockford Files1975TV SeriesJennifer Sandstrom
Mobile One1975TV SeriesLeslie Willis
Barbary Coast1975TV SeriesSherry
Returning Home1975TV MovieMarie Derry
Get Christie Love!1974TV Series
The Girl on the Late, Late Show1974TV MoviePat Clauson
Hitchhike!1974TV MovieStefanie


Make Room for Daddy1955-1956TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Gene Autry Show1951TV Series performer - 1 episode


Silent Treatment1968DocumentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967-1968TV SeriesHerself - Guest
You Don't Say1967TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Hope Show1959TV SeriesHerself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1958TV SeriesHerself
The Jimmy Durante Show1954TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1953TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Pioneers of Television2008-2014TV Mini-Series documentaryTerry Williams - Make Room for Daddy Herself Terry Williams
Kiss 'N' Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century2004Video shortAndrea
Sci Fi Visionaries2004Video shortAndrea
Off to See the Wizard1967TV SeriesMary Jane Wilkes
Make Room for Daddy1958TV SeriesTerry Williams


Won Awards

1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6324 Hollywood Blvd.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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