Janice Kent appears as Cheryl Gainer in an episode of Three's Company in Season 5.
|Born:||8 July 1947|
|Birthplace:||Plainfield, New Jersey|
|Actress, Director, Life Management Coach|
|Years active:||1974 to present|
|Appeared on:||Three's Company in guest appearance|
|Character played:||Cheryl Gainer in episode "Make Room for Daddy" in Season 5|
As a professional actress for over thirty-five years, she has acted in films, television and the Broadway stage in New York and in Los Angeles and Hollywood. She has appeared in countless television and Film roles as well as numerous stage productions and over 150 television commercials.
Early Life and Education
Born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey, Janice graduated from Plainfield High School in 1965, studied at Emerson College in Boston, MA, and also trained at the Yale University School of Drama and at Oxford University in England.
Kent is perhaps best recognized for her work in over 100 episodes of The New Leave It to Beaver opposite co-stars Jerry Mathers, Barbara Billingsley, and Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver, where she appears as his wife Mary Ellen Cleaver. She also directed several episodes of that series. She continues to act; most recently on CBS-TV crime/drama series Without a Trace and Robert Townsend's critically acclaimed webseries Diary of a Single Mom.
Life and Acting Coaching
In addition to her acting career, Kent also runs The International Coach Federation, an acting/life skills coaching workshop based in Burbank, California, where Kent resides. The ICF serves a training ground to develop professionalism skills applied by actors in auditioning for roles in helping apply those same skills to everyday lives of individuals, with a strong emphasis is on experiencing, and the shifting of perspective and position. The ICF workshop itself defines Coaching as an "ongoing professional relationship that helps people produce the desired results in their lives, careers and businesses.
|2004||The Last Run||as Mrs. Powers|
|1991||The Unborn||as Cindy DeWItt|
|1984||Crimes of Passion||Patty Marshal|
|1977||Kentucky Fried Movie||as Barbara Duncan (segment "A.M. Today")|
|1978||The Ted Knight Show||as Cheryl (6 episodes)|
|1981||Three's Company||as Cheryl Gainer (in episode titled "Make Room for Daddy" in Season 5)|
|1983||Fantasy Island||as Nurse Michele in episode The Wedding Picture/Castaways|
|1983||Still the Beaver (TV movie)||Mary Ellen Cleaver|
|1983-1989||The New Leave It to Beaver (TV series)||Mary Ellen Cleaver (101 episodes)|
|1990||Who's the Boss||Laurie in episode titled "Parental Guidance Suggested" in Season 5)|
|1991`||The Story Lady (TV movie)||2nd Saleslady|
|1991||Designing Women||Mrs. Friedhold in episode titled This Is Art?|
|2004||ER||as Mrs. Skinner in episode titled "Damaged"|
|2009||Diary of a Single Mom||as Jewel|
- [birth reference per intelius.com]
- https://www.facebook.com/groups/214335378605633/members/? order=default&query=Janice%20Kent birthplace reference at Facebook