Tina Cole. The actress, who starred as Robbie Douglas' wife Katie in the hit series “My Three Sons,” made a bold move when she and her on-screen husband Don Grady decided to share the same bed in front of cameras. Your character is supposed to be married.Cole: I completely agreed with Don. Tina was born in 1943, which makes her 76 years old as of now. I remember the director one day said, "Stop, that’s enough. It was just women from the community who wanted to give back to the kids. They instantly welcomed me, loved me, showed me around – it was wonderful. And he did a couple of months later. JANIS JOPLIN ENJOYED ‘THE MANY PLEASURES THAT CAME HER WAY’ TO COPE WITH INSECURITIES, BOOK CLAIMS, Don Grady (right, wearing green) passed away in 2012 at age 68 after a long battle with cancer. It was just unrealistic — it was silly. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, After her work in “My Three Sons,” Cole managed to appear in a few shows until the late seventies, when she took an … I told him, "I will as your wife." I told him that I just couldn’t. Tina Cole wasn’t afraid to break the rules as America’s sweetheart. Cole, the daughter of one of the famous big band-era King Sisters, spoke to Fox News about ditching the twin beds, her epic romance with Grady, who passed away in 2012 at age 68, and what her life is like today. Christina Yvonne Cole (born August 4, 1943) is an American actress and singer. He wasn’t into the whole all-American, apple-pie look. All of this is the result of her dedication towards acting. Fox News: What’s the story behind the twin beds on set?Cole: I remember for one episode, Robbie and Katie get home from their honeymoon. People still wanted that in their lives and yet the whole world was going crazy with free love and drugs. She was earlier the part of the entertainment world as a director. I loved him madly, but I had a son and I just wasn’t sure. Just like the first relationship, this couple welcomed their first child Fillmore Pageau Crank III on 26th August 1981 and second child Chelsea Yvonne Crank on 14th March 1983. She stands at the height of 5’2″ and also weighs 62 kgs. Lastly, both of the lovebirds gave birth to Samantha Crank on 14th February 1985. I think we were one of the first shows that had a couple on the same bed together on television. In all of that, there was an actress whom we all recall as Tina Cole. Then he said, "No, come as my friend." All rights reserved. I Image: Getty Images. It’s funny because he initially didn’t like me at all because I apparently wasn’t his type. [1][2] She previously had a recurring role as Sunny Day in the detective series Hawaiian Eye (1963). Even though many changes their dreams with time, some stick to it and work... Alexandra Shipp is a talented actress and a phenomenal singer who rose to fame from the 2014 television film, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B.... You have entered an incorrect email address! Cole, 76, is still keeping busy as an actress. 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Market data provided by Factset. Fox News: How did your relationship with Don change?Cole: Two years later, after I joined the show, I was divorced. I will call you when I’m no longer married." ((Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images), HUMPHREY BOGART’S EX-WIFE MAYO METHOT STRUGGLED TO BOUNCE BACK IN HOLLYWOOD AFTER DIVORCE, BOOK CLAIMS. We’re going to take a break, but then we are going to film another scene and you two have to kiss. I also moved to Sacramento to be a wife and a mom… It’s been a lovely place to live and it allows me to be Grandma, which I love. In fact, the show thrived and stayed on the air until it finally received the ax in 1972. There was a fine line for her… After the audition, I remember a casting director went running to the elevator, chasing me. It is really a blessing to accomplish our childhood dreams. She previously had a recurring role as Sunny Day in the detective series Hawaiian Eye (1963). Tina Cole has been part of a handful of movies and also did sitcoms. And I guess he felt awkward about it. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. It’s all interactive with a curriculum. Why Famous: Ex Spouse of Tina Cole. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. LIBERACE TOLD ELVIS PRESLEY HE NEEDED ‘MORE GLITZ’ IN HIS SHOWS BEFORE LAS VEGAS TRANSFORMATION, BOOK CLAIMS, Tina Cole claimed she went on to have an off-screen romance with her "My Three Sons" co-star Don Grady. After leaving television, Cole was the director of the Sacramento Children's Theatre. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images), CURLY HOWARD’S GRANDSON DESCRIBES LEARNING HE WAS RELATED TO THE THREE STOOGES ICON: ‘NO ONE WOULD BELIEVE US’.