Late actress Elizabeth Montgomery, "Samantha" from TV's Bewitched, is the daughter of actor/director Robert Montgomery and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen. Her entertainment debut occurred on her father's TV variety show, Robert Montgomery Presents. Elizabeth's third husband, William Asher, directed his wife in 132 episodes of Bewitched, from 1964-1972. The couple's daughter, Rebecca Asher, is a director and cinematographer. Rebecca has directed episodes of TV series including Arrested Development (narrated by Ron Howard) and Samantha Who? (starring Christina Applegate).
Elizabeth played the famous accused axe murderess Lizzie
Borden in the 1975 TV movie The Legend of Lizzie Borden.
Recently, genealogical research revealed that the two were actually sixth
cousins once removed.