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Also Known As: Died: July 31, 2004
Born: March 22, 1917 Cause of Death: died of heart failure
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Lives Of Jenny Dolan, The (1975) as Landlady
Veteran producer Ross Hunter came to television with this drama (a pilot for a prospective series) about a glamorous newspaper reporter who is assigned to investigate the assassination of a political figure.
Airport (1970) as Mrs. Schultz
A mad bomber plots to blow up a jet on a snowy night.
Rosie (1967) as Mrs. Peters
Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win.
Madame X (1966) as Mimsy
A fallen woman on trial for murder is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
Love Has Many Faces (1965) as Irene Talbot
An aging heiress struggles to hold on to the kept man she loves.
The Naked Kiss (1964) as Candy
After killing her pimp, a prostitute runs away to small-town America in a futile search for normality.
Black Zoo (1963) as Jenny
Bachelor in Paradise (1961) as Camille Quinlaw
A writer moves into a housing development to study married couples.
Flower Drum Song (1961) as TV heroine
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Back Street (1961) as Janie
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) as "Miss" Jenks
A swamp girl decides to go to college to improve herself.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Miss Lee
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
No Name on the Bullet (1959) as Roseanne Fraden
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
The Restless Years (1958) as Miss Robson
A high school boy defies local gossip when he falls for an unstable woman¿s illegitimate daughter.
Crime of Passion (1957) as Sara Alidos
An executive''s wife barters sex for her husband''s business success.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Elsie Desmond
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Accused of Murder (1956) as Sandra Lamoreaux
Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Alida [Anderson]
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
The Rose Tattoo (1955) as Estelle Hohengarten
A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Dorothy Buracker
The Last Command (1955) as Mrs. Dickinson
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Target Earth (1954) as Vicki Harris
The Forty-Niners (1954) as Stella Walker
A man poses as a gunman to learn the identity of three killers.
Captain Scarface (1953) as Elsa [Yeager]
A group of foreign agents plots to blow up the Panama Canal.
A Perilous Journey (1953) as Abby
The Fighting Lawman (1953) as Raquel Jackson
Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, John Kellogg, Harry Lauter, John Pickard. WW II Navy flying hero Wayne Morris enjoyed a second career as a cowboy hero in Hollywood westerns. In this one, he pursues frontier adventuress Virginia Grey who is planning to steal the spoils of an outlaw gang.
Desert Pursuit (1952) as Mary Smith
Wayne Morris, Virginia Gray, George Tobias, Anthony Caruso, Gloria Talbot, and Emmett Lynn as Leatherface. Three camel-riding Arabs pursue a pair of gold-laden miners across the Death Valley desert in this decidedly atypical western.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Lisbeth Flood
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.
Three Desperate Men (1951) as Laura Brock
When they learn that their brother Matt Denton (Ross Latimer) is awaiting trial in California, charged with train robbery, deputies Tom Denton (Preston Foster) and Fred Denton (Jim Davis) leave their home in Fort Grant, Texas and head west. They arrive in Tulare just in time to rescue Matt from being hanged, but a guard is killed during their escape. Ed Larkin (Rory Mallinson) who framed Matt, falsely accuses them of a long list of crimes. They return to Fort Grant so that Tom can see his sweetheart Laura Brook (Virginia Grey). They encounter outlaw Bill Devlin (William Haade) who persuades them to hold up a train which Laura unwittingly told them would carry a large payroll. Soon the whole territory is enraged at their deeds. They return to Fort Grant to hold up the two banks that are filled with huge sums of cattle money.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Lorabelle Larkin
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.
Highway 301 (1950) as Mary Simms
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
The Threat (1949) as Carol
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Ann Loring
So This Is New York (1948) as Ella Finch
Jungle Jim (1948) as Hilary Parker
The famed explorer tries to protect a lady scientist searching the jungle for a polio cure.
Leather Gloves (1948) as Janet Gilbert
Unknown Island (1948) as Carol Lane
Adventure-seeker Ted Osborne has convinced his finacee Carole to finance his expedition to an uncharted South Pacific island supposedly populated with dinosaurs. Piloting their ship is Captain Tarnowski, a ruthless alcoholic suffering from malaria- induced bouts of insanity. When they arrive at the island, they discover that the stories they have heard are all true. Will they survive to tell anyone what they've found?
Miraculous Journey (1948) as Patricia
Mexican Hayride (1948) as Montana [also known as Mary]
Glamour Girl (1948) as Lorraine Royle
Wyoming (1947) as Lila Regan
Charles Alderson (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) and his wife settle in the Wyoming Territory, and form a lasting friendship with Thomas Jefferson "Windy" Gibson (George Hayes as George "Gabby" Hayes). Alderson's wife dies in childbirth, leaving him with an infant daughter, who he sends to Europe for an education. During the years in which she is abroad, Alderson becomes a wealthy cattle baron. The daughter, Karen (Vera Ralston), returns to Wyoming soon after it has been admitted to statehood. She finds that much of the land her father has considered as his own is now open to homesteaders, and that hostilities have broken out between the two factions. Alderson's foreman, Glenn Forrester (John Carroll), a former lawyer with whom Karen falls in love, warns Alderson against using violence in dealing with the homesteaders. Duke Lassister (Albert Dekker), a smooth operator dealing in cattle rustling, sets himself up as a spokesman for the homesteaders and uses their fight with Alderson to further his own interests. When Lassister murders Windy, Alderson hires a gang of outlaws to war on the homesteaders.
Unconquered (1947) as Diana
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
House of Horrors (1946) as Joan Medford
Smooth as Silk (1946) as Paula Marlowe
Swamp Fire (1946) as Janet Hilton
Grissly's Millions (1945) as Katherine Palmor Bentley
Men in Her Diary (1945) as Diana Lee
Singer/Dancer Peggy Ryan neither sings nor dances in this comedy in which she plays a secretary, whose life has no romance because she devotes all of her time to her attractive older sister. But she does keep a diary that contains some fact and many fictional entries. One such is read by the wife (Louise Allbritton) of her boss (Jon Hall) who promptly sues for a divorce. Virginia Grey stars in a musical produced by Hall and sings (possibly dubbed) "Makin' a Million" and "Keep Your Chin Up." No spoiler to add that Ryan gets a boyfriend and Hall and Allbritton are reunited before this one runs it course.
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) as Rita Dane
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Vicki [Morrison]
Strangers in the Night (1944) as Dr. Leslie Ross
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Edna Van Dyke
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Idaho (1943) as Terry Grey
Ex-outlaw Grey is now a respected judge out to close down Belle's saloon. Duke and Spike, who knew Grey when he was a criminal, arrive and team up with Belle. When Belle's threat to reveal Grey's past fails, Duke and Spike hold up the bank and frame Grey. Roy now sets a trap for the outlaws.
Tish (1942) as Katherine "Kit" Bowser
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
Secrets of the Underground (1942) as Terry Parker
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) as Connie Beach
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Grand Central Murder (1942) as Sue Custer
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
Mr. & Mrs. North (1942) as Jane Wilson
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
Bells of Capistrano (1942) as Jennifer Benton
Shag Johnson (Morgan Conway), owner of the Johnson Brothers Rodeo, has been trying for years to gain control of the World-Wide Wild West Show managed by Jennifer Benton (Virginia Grey), by fair means or foul. Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) arrive on the scene during a battle between the two rival shows and rescue Pa (Licien Littlefield) and Ma McCracken (Claire DuBrey) from an attack by Johnson's hired henchmen. All hands are carted off to jail, and great crowds are attracted there by Gene's singing, and Pa McCracken decides to add the singing cowboy to his World-Wide show. He does and Gene skyrockets the box-office receipts, which enrages Johnson since it appears certain that World Wide will be able to secure the contract for the annual Capistrano festival and the following Madison Square Garden rodeo. Gene refuses Johnson's offer of $10,000 per week to change shows, and Shag hires Jenkins to burn the Capistrano set-up to the ground. Pa McCracken is seriously injured and Gene learns that only a specialist from the east can save him, and his fee is $5,000. He accepts Johnson's offer in order to pay the doctor, and Jennifer is heartbroken over his apparent disloyalty. At Johnson's show, however, Gene learns of Johnson's duplicity, forces confessions from Shag and Jenkins, makes the former pay Pa's doctor bill and release Gene from his contract.
Washington Melodrama (1941) as Teddy Carlyle
A philanthropic businessman is framed for murder during a lobbying trip to Washington.
The Big Store (1941) as Joan Sutton
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
Whistling in the Dark (1941) as "Fran" Post
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
Blonde Inspiration (1941) as Margie Blake
A pulp-fiction writer hires a curvaceous blonde to be his muse.
Keeping Company (1940) as Anastasia Atherton
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
Hullabaloo (1940) as Laura Merriweather
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Patricia Casey
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
The Golden Fleecing (1940) as Lila Hanley
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Captain Is a Lady (1940) as Mary Peabody
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Pearl
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
The Hardys Ride High (1939) as Consuela [McNeish]
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Susan Thorson
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
Another Thin Man (1939) as Lois [MacFay, also known as Linda Mills]
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
Idiot's Delight (1939) as Shirley
A hoofer and a fake Russian countess are caught behind enemy lines at the outbreak of World War II.
The Women (1939) as Pat
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Test Pilot (1938) as Sarah
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
Youth Takes a Fling (1938) as Madge
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Chorus girl
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
Dramatic School (1938) as Simone
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
Ladies in Distress (1938) as Sally
Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938) as Selma Willis
A millionaire courts a working-class woman.
Rosalie (1937) as Mary Callahan
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
Secret Valley (1937) as Jean Carlo
Bad Guy (1937) as Kitty [Ryan]
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Glorified girl
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Old Hutch (1936) as Girl
A ne''''er-do-well discovers a fortune but can''''t spend it.
She Gets Her Man (1935) as Clubwoman
The Firebird (1934) as
A young girl''''s secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
Secrets (1933) as Young Audrey Carlton
A New England society girl braves the West to help her husband build his fortune.
Misbehaving Ladies (1931) as Hazel Boyd
A European princess returns to her hometown in the Midwest pretending to be a seamstress.
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1928) as Eva St. Clare
A gentle slave tries to survive his sale to a vicious plantation overseer.
The Michigan Kid (1928) as Rose, as a child
Heart to Heart (1928) as Hazel Boyd

Producer (special)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Monsters... But Were Afraid! (1981) as Producer
A documentary focusing on monsters--both in movies and in real life. The program includes film clips and undocumented reports of real sightings of monsters.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Moneychangers (1976) as Miss Callahan
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer

Cast (short)

Snow Gets In Your Eyes (1938)
In an attempt to win the girl of his dreams, a sausage salesman enters a department store ski jump contest in this short film.
Billy Rose's Casa Mañana Revue (1938)
This short musical takes the viewer to Billy Rose''''s Casa Manana Revue, filmed at the Fort Worth Frontier Fiesta.
The Canary Comes Across (1938)
In this musical short, a prisoner gifted with a good singing voice escapes from prison.
Pacific Paradise (1937)
In this musical short, Harry Owens and his orchestra perform several song numbers.
Violets in Spring (1936)
In this musical short film, a janitor at a carpet sweeping company gets a couple of employees to fall in love.

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