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Two-time Emmy winning actress Lois Nettleton died Jan. 18 in Woodland Hills, Calif., after a long bout with lung cancer. She was 80.
A veteran of the Broadway stage, films and television, Nettleton recieved Emmys for the daytime special "The American Woman: Profiles in Courage" (1977) and for "A Gun for Mandy," (1983) an episode of the syndicated religious anthology "Insight." She received an additional three noms as guest star in "Last Bride of Salem" and "Golden Girls" and supporting actress in "In the Heat of the Night." On Broadway, she became identified with the work of playwright Tennessee Williams.
Born in Oak Park, Ill. Nettleton competed in beauty …