Belinda Montgomery

Belinda J. Montgomery (born July 23, 1950) is a Canadian-American actress and painter. She is perhaps best known as Mrs. Katherine Howser, the matriarch in the ABC medical comedy-drama Doogie Howser, M.D.. She also had a starring role in the 1970s science-fiction series Man from Atlantis as Dr. Elizabeth Merrill and also had a recurring role as Caroline Crockett/Ballard in the 1980s cop series Miami Vice.