Jill Townsend

Biography: Jill Townsend was born January 25, 1945, in Santa Monica, California. She is the daughter of famous author and businessman, Robert C. Townsend. Due to her father's success, Jill enjoyed a privileged life and grew up in Locust Valley, Long Island. In 1963, she graduated from The Master's School in Dobbs Ferry. Instead of going to college, Townsend attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. Townsend starred in many westerns during the 1960s, and is best known for her role on the 1967 western television series, Cimarron Strip. However, in 1979, Townsend quit acting and went to the London School of Journalism. Eventually, she became a financial columnist for the Daily Mail. In 1989, Townsend moved back to California, and worked as a teacher until 1995. When she moved back to the United States, Townsend became interested in Native American traditions. Her interest led her to become a spiritual healer who offers counsel and guidance to Jill Townsend was born January 25, 1945, in Santa Monica, California. She is the daughter of famous author and businessman, Robert C. Townsend. Due to her father's success, Jill enjoyed a privileged life and grew up in Locust Valley, Long Island. In 1963, she graduated from The Master's School in Dobbs Ferry. Instead of going to college, Townsend attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. Townsend starred in many westerns during the 1960s, and is best known for her role on the 1967 western television series, Cimarron Strip. However, in 1979, Townsend quit acting and went to the London School of Journalism. Eventually, she became a financial columnist for the Daily Mail. In 1989, Townsend moved back to California, and worked as a teacher until 1995. When she moved back to the United States, Townsend became interested in Native American traditions. Her interest led her to become a spiritual healer who offers counsel and guidance to Californian Native American tribes.

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