Kathy Garver then and now: See Cissy from 'Family Affair' through the years

72 years old and gorgeous as ever -- but what else would you expect from Kathy Garver?

Best known for her role as teenage Catherine "Cissy" Davis on the 1960s sitcom "Family Affair," it's been more than 50 years since the world was first introduced to Garver. But her big break came a few years prior from none other than Cecil B. DeMille, who cast her in "The Ten Commandments."

Unlike countless other child stars, Garver's career hardly faltered once she moved beyond her '60s sitcom days. She would go on to snag roles in "Spider-Man," "Simon & Simon," and dozens more productions -- and according to IMDb, she currently has at least five more projects on the calendar. (She's also penned an autobiography.)

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1966: Promotional portrait of the cast of the television show, 'Family Affair'. Clockwise (L-R): Sebastian Cabot, Johnny Whittaker, Anissa Jones, Brian Keith and Kathy Garver. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
Portrait of the cast of the television series 'Family Affair,' August 10, 1966. Pictured, from left, are American actors Anissa Jones (1958 - 1976) as Buffy, Brian Keith (1921 - 1997) as Bill Davis, and Kathy Garver as Cissy, British actor Sebastian Cabot (1918 - 1977) as Mr. French, and American actor Johnny Whitaker as Jody. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
Actress Kathy Garver poses for a portrait in circa 1970. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 27: THE BIG VALLEY - 'The Royal Road' 3/3/69 Sajid Kahn, Harold Gould, Kathy Garver (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 21: THE BIG VALLEY - 'The Royal Road' 3/3/69 Sajid Khan, Kathy Garver (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 19: AMERICAN BANDSTAND - 'Show Coverage' 11/12/69 Kathy Garver (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Johnny Whitaker and Kathy Garver of the original 'Family Affair' (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
MARINA DEL REY - FEBRUARY 03: Kathy Garver arrives at the launch party for 'Gilligan's Island: The Complete First Season' on February 03, 2004 in Marina del Rey, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - APRIL 14: Actress Kathy Garver arrives at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards held at Barker Hangar on April 14, 2007 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Kathy Garver during Backstage Creations at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, United States. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage for Backstage Creations)
Kathy Garver during 5th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 08: Actress Kathy Garver arrives at the 6th annual 'TV Land Awards' held at Barker Hanger on June 8, 2008 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for TV Land)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 26: Actress Kathy Garver attends the ceremony in honor of Brian Keith receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 28, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
Kathy Garver attends The Late Brian Keith Receiving A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on June 26, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Actress, Kathy Garver attends The Fifth Annual TV DVD Awards Gala event Honoring Classic TV and the 50th Anniversary of The Donna Reed Show and the program's debut on DVD (Photo by Vince Gonzales/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19: Kathy Garver attends 2009 TV LAND AWARDS at Universal Studios on April 19, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by DAVID CROTTY/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 18: Kathy Garver is seen on August 18, 2016 at The Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Star Max/GC Images)
PARSIPPANY, NJ - APRIL 21: Kathy Garver attends Chiller Theatre Expo Spring 2017 at Hilton Parsippany on April 21, 2017 in Parsippany, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: Kathy Garver attends the 2017 Big Apple Con at Penn Plaza Pavilion on March 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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In 2016, the actress was spotlighted on the Oprah Winfrey Network for an installment of "Where Are They Now," during which Garver discussed her life and career. She also opened up about the tragic fates of several of her "Family Affair" co-stars, Brian Keith, who died by suicide, and Anissa Jones, who died of a drug overdose at just 18 years old.

"The only people left from the original cast are Johnny Whitaker and me," Garver said.

Producers decided to reunite Garver and Whitaker, not knowing that there was some bad blood between the two. When Whitaker arrived at her front door, he offered an apology for "anything I've done."

"If you had at any time, in all of the gigs I set you up for, called me and said thank you, that would've been very nice," Garver said, but she later added that she accepted his apology.

Although her relationship with Whitaker had become shaky over the years, Garver did remain close with "Family Affair" co-star Brian Keith until his death in 1997.

Today, Garver lives in California with her husband and son.

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