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Molly Dodd was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Her career began with roles in "Hazel" (CBS, 1961-66) and "Gomer Pyle USMC" (CBS, 1964-1970). She also appeared in the TV movie "How Awful About Allan" (ABC, 1970-71). In the early stages of her Hollywood career, Dodd held acting roles in films like the comedic drama "My Six Loves" (1963) with Debbie Reynolds. She also appeared in the TV special "The Skating Rink" (ABC, 1974-75). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Ruby and Oswald" (CBS, 1977-78). Later, she earned a role in "What's The Matter With Helen?" (1971) with Debbie Reynolds. She also appeared in "Harper Valley P.T.A." (1978). She also was featured in the TV movies "A Last Cry For Help" (ABC, 1978-79) and "The New Adventures of Heidi" (NBC, 1978-79). Dodd more recently appeared in "Evita Peron" (1980-81).

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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: November 11, 1921 Los Angeles, CA
Died: March 26, 1981 Santa Monica, CA
As a stage actress since 1939, she was a member of the Seattle Repertory Company. She also appeared in several television series, "Andy Griffith," "The Brady Bunch," "My Three Sons," and "Bewitched." In 1965, Dodd along with actor Robert Lansing founded the State Repertory Theatre for actors who wanted to do plays outside commercial theatres. Dodd was married to writer Henry Farrell who died in April of 2006.

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