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Shirley O'Hara

Shirley O'Hara


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Cast (feature film)

Crash of Flight 401 (1978)
A dramatization of the jetliner crash into the Florida Everglades in December 1972, and the rescue of seventy-three passengers (103 died), made up primarily of recognizable TV personalities plus famed bandleader Artie Shaw in his TV-movie debut. This crash also was the basis for the earlier TV movie
Tail Gunner Joe (1977) as Marie
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
Flight To Holocaust (1977) as Mrs Bender
Professional troubleshooters are called to a skyscraper where a private plane has crashed and is lodged in the side of the building on the twentieth floor.
Incredible Hulk, The (1977) as Mrs Macintire
The comic-book tale of the mild-mannered scientist who accidentally gains the secret to superhuman strength that manifests itself when he becomes enraged. This was the pilot for the popular TV series that began in the spring of 1978.
Death of Richie, The (1977) as Mrs Norton
A confused teenager turns to drugs, leading to erratic outbursts in school and violent quarrels with his straight-arrow father.
Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (1976) as The Postmistress
An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy''s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.
Rocky (1976) as Secretary
A dimwitted boxer fights to prove he can go the distance against a glamorous champ.
Future Cop (1976) as Grandmother
An old-line street cop is assigned a rookie partner who happens to be an android programmed in a lab. The subsequent short-lived 1977 series also starred Borgnine, Shannon and Amos, as did another TV movie, "Cops and Robin" (1978), which recycled what the producers felt continued to be a viable conc
Manhunter (1974) as Elizabeth Barrett
A World War I ex-marine turns 1930s bounty hunter and goes after Bonnie-and-Clyde style bank robbers who murdered his former girlfriend. Ken Howard later starred in the TV series (1974-75) as the Depression Era crimefighter tracking down wanted criminals for the reward money.
What Are Best Friends For? (1973) as Receptionist
An amiable comedy about the determined efforts of a married couple to find a girl for their recently divorced best friend.
Face Of Fear, The (1971)
Love story involving a Canadian Professional Hockey Player(Billy Duke) and a hippy folk singer(Sherry Nelson). Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles. They realize too late that they both love each other. Shot in/around Toronto, Ontario CANADA and includes good use of vintage NHL footage.
Duel (1971) as Waitress
A cross-country motorist finds himself the object of a faceless trucker''''s irrational attacks.
The Ballad of Josie (1968) as Elizabeth
Josie Minick is a widow, who is forced to fend for herself. Josie living in a cattle country, finds herself in odds and war with the cattlemen of the town, when she decides to make a sheep farm her livelihood.
The Hostage (1966) as Mrs. Primus
Sylvia (1965) as Mrs. Karoki
A private detective is hired by a wealthy man to uncover his wife's past, but in the process of investigating the woman the detective falls in love with her.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Clara Dumont
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
The High Powered Rifle (1960) as Jean Brewster
The 3rd Voice (1960) as Carreras' secretary
Marion Forbes is the secretary, the lover and the creator of the financial fortunes of Harry Chapman, but Chapman falls in love with Francis and decides to marry her. The revenge of Marion is terrible. With the help of the third voice she kills Harry who is then impersonated by the third voice. All of this to steal $600,000.
Crime Wave (1954) as
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Girl at table
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947) as Girl
A small-town boy returns to college after the war only to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
Bells of San Fernando (1947) as Nita
Mendoza ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's girl friend Maria, Michael plans an escape. He hopes to reach the Governor and bring back the troops.
Cuban Pete (1946) as Girl
Unable to complete the deal by telephone, advertising executive Roberts (Don Porter) sends his assistant Ann (Joan Fulton)to Cuba to lure a Cuban band, led by Desi Arnaz, on to an American radio program. Attracted to Ann, Arnaz and his band come to New York but complications arise when the squeaky-voiced, addle-brained sponsor (Jacqueline de Wit)of the program decides she wants to be the vocalist on the program. Ethel Smith, the King Sisters and the dance team of Igor & Yvette are on hand to fill out the remaining hour of this 20-minute plot.
Lover Come Back (1946) as Showgirl
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
The Chase (1946) as Manicurist
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman, a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again...
The Runaround (1946) as Stewardess
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) as Athena
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
Around the World (1944) as Shirley
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
3 Is a Family (1944) as Janet
Step Lively (1944) as Louise
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
Government Girl (1944) as
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Seven Days Ashore (1944) as Girl in band
A sailor enlists his buddies to help with an excess of girlfriends.
Show Business (1944) as
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
The Falcon Out West (1944) as Hat check girl
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
Higher and Higher (1943) as Bridesmaid
Servants pass off one of their own as an heiress in hopes of winning her a wealthy husband.
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943) as Model
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
The Ghost Ship (1943) as Silhouette girl
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
The Wild Party (1929) as Helen Owens
This film follows the on-again, off-again relationship of a college professor and a sexy student.
Backstage (1927) as Jane
A Gentleman of Paris (1927) as Jacqueline

Cast (special)

Detective, The (1975) as Miss Birdie
The exploits of Dennis O'Finn, a not-too-bright private detective. In the pilot episode he seeks to solve the mysterious murders of four elderly women.

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