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Also Known As: Beatrice Peterson Died: May 25, 1999
Born: September 8, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA Profession: actor, model

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Spoilers of the Forest (1957) Phyllis Warren
2.
 The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Jan Peterson
3.
 Bengazi (1955) Nora Neilson
4.
 Heat Wave (1954) Carol Forrest
5.
 The Maze (1953) Peggy Lord
6.
 Mexican Manhunt (1953) Eve Carter
7.
 Dragon's Gold (1953) Vivian Crosby
8.
 The Lady Wants Mink (1953) Mrs. Cantrell
9.
 Invaders from Mars (1953) Mary MacLean
10.
 Never Wave at a WAC (1953) Phyllis Turnbull
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Born and raised in Queens, New York
:
Hired as a Powers model and posed mostly for mail order catalogs
:
Travelled to England; made stage acting debut
1936:
Visited L.A.; signed to contract by RKO talent scout
1937:
Film acting debut in "New Faces of 1937"
1944:
Appeared as Blanche alongside Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine in "Jane Eyre"
1945:
Co-starred with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in "Road to Utopia"
1945:
Starred opposite Robert Young in the romance "The Enchanted Cottage"
1947:
Appeared in "The Big Town"; reprised role in several sequels
1952:
Co-starred in the TV series "My Little Margie"
1956:
Had supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's remake of "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
1957:
Final film appearance, "Spoilers of the Forest"
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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -

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husband:
Jack Voglin. Assistant director. Divorced.
husband:
Raymond Klune. Executive. Was general manager of MGM; born c. 1904; married from 1960 until his death in 1988.

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brother:
Arthur Peterson. Survived her.
step-daughter:
Carol Clune. Survived her.
son:
Donald Klune. Survived her.

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Stones ( 2007-03-08 )

Source: Watching the television show for about 40 years...

She was a long running character in Abbott & Costello's TV show, appearing as Hilary Brooke.

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