NORMAN Lloyd was a distinguished actor and producer, famous for his work with Alfred Hitchcock.
With the news of the actor’s tragic death in May 2021, here is a look at the life and times of his daughter, Josie…
Who was Norman Lloyd’s daughter Josie Lloyd?
Josie was the daughter of Norman Lloyd and Peggy Lloyd.
Born in 1939, Josie spent her first years living with her mother Peggy in New York.
Meanwhile, her father Norman was filming the Hitchcock movie Saboteur, in which he played the notorious villain.
In 1944, Norman moved his family to Hollywood.
Josie started out as an actress, and made her TV debut in a 1959 appearance on Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
Her father, Norman, was a producer on the show – so this may have been how she landed the gig.
But Josie was best known for her appearances on American classic sitcom The Andy Griffiths show.
Josie appeared on the show four times from 1961 to 1965, first of all playing played Mayor Pike’s daughter, Juanita and then taking on the role of Lydia Crosswaithe.
Lydia is best remembered as the woman who dated Sheriff Andy after his split from Peggy in the episode named “Barney Mends a Broken Heart”.
In a later episode, she dated George Lindsey’s character Goober Pyle.
Aside from The Andy Griffiths show, Josie made appearances on The Twilight Zone, My Three Sons, Route 66 and Have Gun – Will Travel.
Who was Josie Lloyd’s husband?
Josie Lloyd’s private life remains an utter mystery.
She acted up until 1967, with her last acting role being Miss Efficiency on Occasional Wife.
But after this part, Josie seems to have stopped acting all together.
In fact, no record of the actress can be found beyond this point.
Did Josie Lloyd have children?
It is not known if Josie had any children.
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The actress died in 2020. No details about her death have been given.
Her father, Norman, survived her – but died at the age of 106 in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles in May 2021.
As well as his lead role in Saboteur, Norman was known for his roles in Jean Renoir’s The Southerner, Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight, Dead Poets Society with Robin Williams, In Her Shoes with Cameron Diaz and Gangs of New York with Daniel Day-Lewis.