Pam Dawber is an American actress whose career started in the late 1970s. She made her breakthrough as Mindy McConnell on the ABC sitcom Mork & Mindy, which aired from 1978 to 1982. She reprised her role on the show Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour. During this period, she also made her film debut in A Wedding. In the 1980s, she starred as Samantha “Sam” Russell on the CBS sitcom My Sister Sam. She also starred in the film Stay Tuned, as well as performed in several TV films. She continued acting in the ’90s, playing Ronnie Boswell on the CBS sitcom Life… and Stuff. She later voiced Perdy on 101 Dalmatians: The Series. In 2000, she had a role in the film I’ll Remember April.