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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 1996
Born: Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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Rita Lynn worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Lynn worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Mr. Hex" (1946) starring Leo Gorcey, "The Web" (CBS, 1950-54) and "Screen Director's Playhouse" (NBC, 1955-56). Lynn also appeared in "Telephone Time" (CBS, 1955-58), "Cast a Long Shadow" (1959) starring Audie Murphy and "Madigan" (1968). She also worked on "Michel's Mixed-Up Musical Bird" (ABC, 1977-78) and "A Gun in the House" (CBS, 1980-81). Later in her career, Lynn worked on "Bleak House" (PBS, 1985-86). Lynn's husband was Frank Maxwell. Lynn passed away in January 1996 at the age of 75.

Rita Lynn worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Lynn worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Mr. Hex" (1946) starring Leo Gorcey, "The Web" (CBS, 1950-54) and "Screen Director's Playhouse" (NBC, 1955-56). Lynn also appeared in "Telephone Time" (CBS, 1955-58), "Cast a Long Shadow" (1959) starring Audie Murphy and "Madigan" (1968). She also worked on "Michel's Mixed-Up Musical Bird" (ABC, 1977-78) and "A Gun in the House" (CBS, 1980-81). Later in her career, Lynn worked on "Bleak House" (PBS, 1985-86). Lynn's husband was Frank Maxwell. Lynn passed away in January 1996 at the age of 75.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Gun In The House, A (1981) Judge Rose Berryman
2.
 Madigan (1968) Rita Bonaro
3.
 Cast a Long Shadow (1959) Hortensia
4.
 The Wayward Girl (1957) Midge Brackett
5.
 Joe Dakota (1957) Rosa Vizzini
6.
 East Side, West Side (1950) Sistina wife
7.
 Western Heritage (1948) Dance hall girl
8.
 Code of the West (1947) Pepita
9.
 Mr. Hex (1946) Mazie
10.
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1941:
Broadway debut in the play "Walk Into My Parlor"
1950:
Debut in motion picture "A Bell for Adano"
1950:
Debut in TV series "Omnibus"

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husband:
Frank Maxwell. Survived her.

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mother:
Francesca Cappellano. Actress.
father:
Ben Piazza. Theater manager and casting director for MGM.

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