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Also Known As: Betty Jeanne Grayson Died: March 15, 1997
Born: October 5, 1925 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Profession: actor

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Actress Gail Davis appeared on the big screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1958, she appeared in "Wide, Wide World: The Western." Davis's career beginnings included film roles in "The Far Frontier" (1948), "Sons of New Mexico" (1950) and "Silver Canyon" (1951). Later, she acted in "The Old West" (1952), "Wagon Team" (1952) and the Gene Autry western "Goldtown Ghost Riders" (1953). She also appeared in the Bob Hope comedy "Alias Jesse James" (1959) and "Coffy" (1973). Later in her career, Davis appeared on "Gene Autry: Melody of the West" (AMC, 1994-95). Davis was married to Bob Davis and had one child. Davis passed away in March 1997 at the age of 72.

Actress Gail Davis appeared on the big screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1958, she appeared in "Wide, Wide World: The Western." Davis's career beginnings included film roles in "The Far Frontier" (1948), "Sons of New Mexico" (1950) and "Silver Canyon" (1951). Later, she acted in "The Old West" (1952), "Wagon Team" (1952) and the Gene Autry western "Goldtown Ghost Riders" (1953). She also appeared in the Bob Hope comedy "Alias Jesse James" (1959) and "Coffy" (1973). Later in her career, Davis appeared on "Gene Autry: Melody of the West" (AMC, 1994-95). Davis was married to Bob Davis and had one child. Davis passed away in March 1997 at the age of 72.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Coffy (1973)
2.
3.
 Winning of the West (1953) Ann Randolph
4.
 Goldtown Ghost Riders (1953) Cathy Wheeler
5.
 On Top of Old Smoky (1953) Jen Larabee
6.
 Pack Train (1953) Jennifer Coleman
7.
 Blue Canadian Rockies (1952) Sandy Higbee
8.
 Wagon Team (1952) Connie Weldon
9.
 The Old West (1952) Arlie Williams
10.
 Flying Leathernecks (1951) Virginia
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At the age of two was named most beautiful baby in AR
1953:
Gene Autry created series for Davis
1955:
Lead role on ABC Western series "Annie Oakley"; reruns ran on TV into the 60s
1958:
Appeared in "Wide, Wide World: The Western"
1959:
Participated in a Bob Hope Special
1961:
Guest starred on "The Andy Griffith Show"
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Education

University of Texas at Austin: Austin , Texas -
University of Texas at Austin: Austin , Texas -

Notes

Received the "Golden Boot" awards in 1994 for her cotribution to Westerns.

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husband:
Bob Davis. First husband; divorced 1952.
husband:
Carl Guerriero. Auto dealer. Married until death in 1982.

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daughter:
Terrie Manning. Father Bob Davis; survived her.

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