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Venetta Rowles
Venetta Rogers
Credits
Role Lisa Wilson
Biographical Information
Birthdate April 28, 1960[1]
Birthplace Unknown

Venetta Rogers portrayed Tabitha Stephens' friend Lisa Wilson in the seventh season Christmas episode, "Sisters at Heart" (1970).

Biography[]

Venetta Rogers is an educator, author and former child actress. She was born on April 28, 1960, and is known today as Venetta T. Rowles.

Youth[]

She appeared on “Marcus Welby, M.D.” twice. After her guest appearance on Bewitched, she was a regular on “Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour” and guest hosted on the talk show “Art Linkletter".

Career[]

After high school, Rogers received her bachelor’s degree from The University of California at Los Angeles, majoring in English, and went on to earn a Master’s in Educational Administration and Curriculum. She moved to Columbia, Missouri and married. In Missouri, she worked as a teacher and department chair at Jefferson Junior High. In 2004, Ms. Rogers moved to her current location (Arbor View High School in Las Vegas, Nevada), where she is an award winning author, administrator, and senior high school educator teaching twelfth grade English.[2][3]

Bewitched[]

In 1970, Ms. Rogers' mother was the Assistant Superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District, and was instrumental in organizing and bringing together twenty-three year old teacher Marcella Saunders, Elizabeth Montgomery and Bill Asher. Ms. Saunders' tenth grade English class wrote what would become "Sisters at Heart". Consequently, her daughter Venetta was chosen for the part of Lisa in the episode. Today, Rogers and her mother continue to cherish the memories of their wonderful experience and will always think of “Bewitched” as their favorite series. Rogers loved working with the cast; especially Elizabeth Montgomery and Erin Murphy, and felt like a close friend to Erin. She will never forget how [kindly] the Murphy family treated her during and after the episode. Rogers says that this was one of the most delightful and fun experiences of her life.[4]

Updated March 16, 2022

References[]

  1. Venetta T. Rowles on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on December 9, 2019.
  2. Pierce, David. "Happy Birthday Venetta Rogers". Facebook post, The Bewitched History Book, April 27, 2016. Retrieved on December 9, 2019.
  3. Venetta T. Rowles, biography, Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on March 16, 2022.
  4. Ibid.
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