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Born/Date of Birth: May 9, 1951
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Other names: Alley Bean
Height: 1.65 m
Spouse: Orson Bean (m. 1993)
Education: Bennington College (1973)
Parents: Joan Mills Kerr, Ted Mills
Allison "Alley" Mills (born May 9, 1951), also known as Alley Bean, is an American actress best known for her role as Norma Arnold, the mother in the coming-of-age series The Wonder Years, and her current role as Pamela Douglas, the sister of the late Forrester matriarch Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery), on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
Life and career
Mills was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her father, Ted Mills, a television executive, died in August 2003. Her stepmother, Genevieve, whose real name was Ginette Marguerite Auger, died in March 2004. Alley's mother, Joan (Paterson) Mills Kerr, an author as well as an editor for American Heritage Magazine, died in November 1996. Her stepfather was Chester Kerr, former director of Yale University Press. She has one sister, Hilary Mills Loomis, and one brother, Tony Mills. Her first acting role on television was in the short-lived comedy, The Associates, where she played an attorney, opposite a then-unknown Martin Short.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, film, television, stage actor, and author Orson Bean. Bean is well known for being a long-term celebrity panelist of To Tell the Truth and Match Game. Mills (who is twenty-three years his junior) is Bean's third wife, and they have been married since 1993. She also appeared on a special "Celebrity TV Moms" episode of the Anne Robinson version of The Weakest Link, in which she was the second one eliminated.
Mills had a recurring role in the television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, as Marjorie Quinn, Dr. Michaela Quinn's sister. She had previously appeared in the series as a saloon girl.
Mills joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful as Pamela Douglas, the estranged sister of Stephanie Douglas Forrester, on December 1, 2006. She was put under contract, but after making only a handful of appearances, her character went insane, was confined to a mental hospital, and then disappeared from the show in March 2007. Mills reprised the role on recurring status in 2007 and 2008 and has been added to the opening credits as a contract player as of December 2008.
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