Maggie Blye is an American actress, also sometimes billed as Margaret Blye. Blye was born October 24, 1942 in Houston, Texas. She appeared in a number of popular television series. Among her first roles was that of defendant Betty Kaster in the 1965 Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Lover's Gamble." She also appeared on Hazel, Gunsmoke and Ben Casey early in her career. She appeared in the 1967 Paul Newman film Hombre and the 1969 version of The Italian Job as Michael Caine's girlfriend, as well as Waterhole No. 3 (1967) starring James Coburn. Blye appeared with Coburn again in the 1975 film Hard Times. Her other movie roles included The Sporting Club (1971), Walking Tall: Final Chapter (1977), the third film about the life of Sheriff Buford Pusser, and the horror film, The Entity (1982). Her later television roles included The Rockford Files, Hart to Hart and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. She appeared in four episodes of the series In the Heat of the Night, including the pilot episode. Blye has appeared in several films in the 2000s, including 2004's Last Goodbye and the 2005 horror comedy The Gingerdead Man. She is the sister of casting director Judy Wilson.