The Women of Sci-Fi by Egantx7

Question 7

This woman was one of if not the highest paid model in New York when she left for Hollywood to try acting. Aside from playing Rick Schroeder's dad's love interest on Silver Spoons, her other famous role awarded her the rank of Colonel in the Earth Defense Force. This actress' character just as often rescued the lead as was in need of being rescued, which was still revolutionary in the late 70s/early 80s. Identify this actress who played Colonel Wilma Deering opposite Gil Gerard in the 1979 TV series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.

Erin Gray