Allyce Beasley (born July 6, 1954) is an American actress. She is known for her role as rhyming, love-struck receptionist Agnes DiPesto in the television series Moonlighting. For several years (as of 2007), she has been the announcer on Playhouse Disney, a morning lineup of programming for toddlers on The Disney Channel. She also appeared briefly as a guidance counselor in the Reese Witherspoon film comedy hit Legally Blonde.

Personal life

Beasley was born as Alice Tannenberg in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Harriet, a bookkeeper, and Marvin Tannenberg, a cartoonist.[1]

From 1985 to their divorce in 1988, she was married to actor Vincent Schiavelli (who died in 2005); they had one son, Andrea Schiavelli. She is a breast cancer survivor.[citation needed]

Voice Work

Beasley has also worked as a voice actress. She is probably best known for Miss Alordayne Grotkey in the popular Walt Disney TV series Recess.

On a computer game called Pacxon, she provides the voice of Clyde's mom.

She has also voiced herself in an episode of Johnny Bravo, made a guest appearance in the television series The Wild Thornberrys, Extreme Ghostbusters, Pound Puppies, Darkwing Duck, Lloyd in Space and Duckman and the film Garfield on the Town and voiced several characters in the video game EverQuest II.

Recent stage work

During the summer of 2009, she was seen onstage in The Drowsy Chaperone at Gateway Playhouse on Long Island, playing Mrs. Tottendale.



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