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Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren


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Born: February 6, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rowena, South Dakota, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Bettie Page Reveals All (2013)
Famed pinup Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor-sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story -- from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished Southern family, to high school salutatorian,
Bettie Page Reveals All (2013)
Famed pinup Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor-sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story -- from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished Southern family, to high school salutatorian,
Slackers (2001) as Mrs Van Graaf
Dave, Sam and Jeff are about to graduate from Holden University with Honors in lying, cheating and scheming. The three roommates have proudly scammed their way through the last four years of college and now, during final exams, these big-men-on-campus are about to be busted by the most unlikely dude in school. Ethan, an ambitious nerd with a bad crush, enters their lives one day and everything begins to unravel. When Ethan accidentally catches Dave in an exam scam and gathers some incriminating evidence against him, Dave and his friends find themselves completely at his mercy. Threatening to expose the three slackers, Ethan offers a deal: he''ll let the guys off the hook on one condition - they use their unethical expertise to get him the object of his desire, the brainy babe Angela. However, with Ethan''s complete lack of experience with women, the challenge is harder than anyone could have imagined.
Free Ride (1986) as Debbie Stockwell
In order to impress a sexy girl, a teenager "borrows" a red sports car that has been parked in front of a singles bar. He takes the girl for a ride in the car, unaware that a quarter of a million dollars of mob money is in the back seat.
You've Got To Be Smart (1967) as Miss Hathaway
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966) as Lieut. Nora Hall
Operation Deep Freeze, a scientific expedition to Antarctica discovers unusual tree specimens. When specimens are shipped out for further study, the trees are accidentally introduced to a south seas Navy base, soon revealing themselves to be killer, acid-secreting monsters that live by night.
Las Vegas Hillbillys (1966) as Boots
When Woodrow Wilson Weatherby, a Tennessee wood hauler, inherits a Las Vegas casino from his uncle, he goes to investigate the property, only to find that it comes with a $38,000 debt and a couple of persistent creditors. But Woody's Aunt Clementine has some ideas they hope can turn the business around.
The Candidate (1964) as Samantha Ashley
Three Nuts in Search of a Bolt (1964) as Saxie Symbol
The Private Lives of Adam & Eve (1961) as Evie Simms/Eve
Vice Raid (1960) as Carol Hudson
A prostitute sets out to frame a cop.
College Confidential (1960) as Sally Blake
A professor''''s study of student lives and values erupts into scandal.
Sex Kittens Go to College (1960) as Dr. Mathilda West
A stripper with a high IQ gets a job teaching at a college science department through a selection process determined by a robot.
Girls Town (1959) as Silver Morgan
Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's sent to Girls Town, a home for young women in trouble with the law which is run by nuns. Silver is rebellious and causes trouble at the school, and her friend Sarafina totters near the brink of self-destruction because of an infatuation with a young singer. Meanwhile Chip's father hires a detective to find out the truth, and Chip's friend Fred gets Silver's sister in trouble at a drag race. Silver has a lot of problems all right.
The Big Operator (1959) as Mary Gibson
A tough hood goes wild when federal agents investigate him.
The Beat Generation (1959) as Georgia Altera
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
Born Reckless (1959) as Jackie Adams
A saloon singer falls in love with a free roaming rider and tries to change his lifestyle.
Guns, Girls and Gangsters (1958) as Vi Victor
An ex-con sets up an elaborate heist of a Vegas casino.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Peggy Defore
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
High School Confidential! (1958) as Gwen Dulaine
A young police officer returns to high school undercover to investigate the drug trade.
The Girl in Black Stockings (1957) as Harriet Ames
A young girl''''s murder leaves a hotel full of suspects.
Untamed Youth (1957) as Penny Low
When they''''re put in a small-town jail, two sisters fight to expose prison corruption.
Star in the Dust (1956) as Ellen Ballard
In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker
The Second Greatest Sex (1955) as Birdie [Snyder]
In 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with rival town Mandaroon over which will be county seat, keeping the town's men away from home most of the time. The last straw is when Matt Davis feels compelled to go on a new foray on his wedding night; his bride Liza (just call her Lysistrata) takes teacher Cassie's advice and organizes a marital strike to make the men-folk stop their nonsense.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Jackie
Running Wild (1955) as Irma
Yankee Pasha (1954) as Lillith
Salem, Massachusetts, 1800. Mountaineer Jason Starbuck rides into town with furs to sell and dreams to fulfill. He falls in love with Roxana, who breaks her previous engagement and leaves for France to await Jason. Roxana's ship is attacked by pirates and she is sold into slavery in Morocco. Jason follows her to Morocco and must win the support of the sultan in order to continue his efforts to locate and rescue her.
Francis Joins the WACS (1954) as Corp. Bunky Hilstrom
On arrival at Fort Chase, ex-soldier Peter Stirling, recalled to active duty, is re-united with his old pal Francis the Talking Mule. Gradually, it dawns on Peter that a clerical error has assigned him to an all-female WAC base, where broad slapstick is the order of the day and Francis has more horse sense than any of the human officers. Too innocent to appreciate the pleasant aspects of his predicament, Peter ends by helping the "enemy" in a war-game battle of the sexes.
Forbidden (1953) as Singer
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
All American (1953) as Susie Ward

Title Design (feature film)

Auto Focus (2002)
Based on true story, a glimpse into the colorful life, and mysterious death, of actor Bob Crane. Handsome and charming, Crane became well known as the star of CBS' hit comedy "Hogan's Heroes" (1965-1971). Capitalizing on his fame, Crane dove into the freewheeling spirit of the times with relish, hav

Cast (special)

Rock Hudson: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Life and career of actor Rock Hudson.
Ballyhoo: The Hollywood Sideshow! (1996)
Documentary chronicling the history of movie gimmickry, such as drive-ins, 3-D, Cinemascope and Smell-O-Vision, that producer/promoters used to draw audiences to their movies.
Jayne Mansfield: Love and Kisses (1994) as Interviewee
Profile of Jayne Mansfield, Hollywood starlet of the 1950's. Includes interviews with her ex-husbands and co-stars.
Meet the Girls: The Shape, the Face, and the Brain (1960) as Maybelle Perkins
The story of three New York girls: Maybelle Perkins ("The Shape," a model); Lacey Sinclair ("The Face," an advertising executive); and Josephine Dunning ("The Brain," an assistant buyer for a department store) as they search for fame, fortune and rich husbands. The pilot episode, which introduces

Cast (short)

Hollywood Premiere of A Star is Born (1954)
Rare footage captures the excitement as Judy Garland''''s A Star is Born premieres in Hollywood.

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