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Also Known As: Died: March 26, 2004
Born: April 3, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Piece Touchee (1989) as Herself
Dangerous Company (1982) as Ray'S Mother
The story of real-life ex-convict and reformed criminal Ray Johnson, portrayed by Beau Bridges, starting with the 1958 escape he made with a friend from Folsom Prison (the first and only inmates ever to do so) and continuing with their recapture, Johnson's placement in solitary confinement for four
First Monday in October (1981) as Christine Snow
Conflict erupts when the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court takes her seat on the bench and her conservative views are in sharp contradiction to her peers of the court.
My Kidnapper, My Love (1980) as Letty Fairlain
Small-time crook Rooney cons his crippled brother (James Stacy), a street-wise news vendor, into snatching a wealthy, emotionally-disturbed runaway to extort money from her parents, but the brother throws the get-rich-quick scheme awry by falling in love with her.
Having Babies (1976) as Mrs Fontreil
Four couples experience childbirth by the "natural" Lamaze method in this pilot to the subsequent series.
The Minx (1969) as Louise Baxter
A businessman hosts a hunting party at a remote lodge, and hires three prostitutes to take care of his clients. However, the girls have their own plans and secretly install cameras in the bedrooms to record the activities for future use.
The Angry Breed (1968) as Gloria Patton
The Incident (1967) as Muriel Purvis
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Sandra Slide
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
High School Confidential! (1958) as Arlene Williams
A young police officer returns to high school undercover to investigate the drug trade.
The Female Animal (1958) as Lily Frayne
Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...
Kathy O' (1958) as Celeste Saunders
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957) as Madge Pitts
While investigating a dockside murder, a DA uncovers union racketeering.
1984 (1956) as as Julia of the Outer Party
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.
The Harder They Fall (1956) as Beth Willis
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1956) as Julia
Post nuclear dystopic vision set in London in which the government controls everything, sex is illegal and everyone's paranoia is founded in reality.
Women's Prison (1955) as Brenda Martin
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
Female on the Beach (1955) as Amy Rawlinson
Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her muscular beachcomber neighbor, making themselves quite at home. Lynn soon has no doubts of what her scheming neighbors are up to, but she finds Drummond's physical charms hard to resist. And she still doesn't know what really happened to Eloise.
Man with the Gun (1955) as Nelly Bain
A man in search of his wayward wife agrees to defend a Western town from a ruthless landowner.
Alaska Seas (1954) as Nicky Jackson
Robert Ryan and Brian Keith, vastly under-rated actors, take a B-potboiler and make it appear to actually be something more. Matt Baker (Robert Ryan), a nere-do-well adventurer, gets out of jail and skips/sails away on his boat without paying for the storage and repairs. Back in his hometown, he is hired by his old friend Jim Kimmerly (Brian Keith), head of the Salmon fishermen who have formed a canning cooperative, and are battling against an organized gang that rob the fishing traps regulary. Matt gets into a jam and needs money, so he joins the raiders, although his friend Jim, unaware of his duplicity, keeps covering for him among the other fishermen. The two men are also vying for the favors of Nicky (Jan Sterling.)
The High and the Mighty (1954) as Sally McKee
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
Return from the Sea (1954) as Frieda
A sailor vows to give up his wandering ways when he falls for a waitress.
The Human Jungle (1954) as Mary Abbott
Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.
Split Second (1953) as Dorothy "Dottie" Vail
Escaped convicts hold hostages in a ghost town that's the target of a nuclear bomb test.
Pony Express (1953) as Denny Russell
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickcok fight to create a pony express route in California.
The Vanquished (1953) as Rose Slater
A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.
Sky Full of Moon (1952) as Dixie Delmar
An innocent cowboy in Las Vegas stumbles into a fortune and a glamorous girlfriend.
Flesh and Fury (1952) as Sonya Bartow
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
Rhubarb (1951) as Polly Sickles
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The Mating Season (1951) as Betsy
A woman pretends to be a cleaning lady to get to know her son's high-society in-laws.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Lorraine [Minosa]
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
Appointment with Danger (1951) as Dodie [La Verne]
Relentless postal inspector Al Goddard is set to Gary, Indiana, when another officer is murdered. He must find the nun who witnessed the murder, then infiltrate the gang by convincing them he is a postal inspector gone bad.
Union Station (1950) as Marge Wrighter
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Mystery Street (1950) as Vivian Heldon
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950) as Rita Rossini
A captain tries to keep home as tight as his ship.
Caged (1950) as Smoochie
A young innocent fights to survive the harsh life in a women's prison.
Johnny Belinda (1948) as Stella Maguire
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.

Cast (special)

Luxury Liner (1963) as Selena Royce (Guest)
Dramatic incidents in the lives of people who book passage aboard a luxury liner as seen through the eyes of Victor Kihlgren, the ship's captain. The pilot episode relates how a young Spanish stowaway named Digo changes the life of a bitter passenger named Selena Royce. The program, produced by Aaro

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Backstairs at the White House (1979) as Lou Hoover
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario

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