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Also Known As: Rochelle Elizabeth Hudson Died: January 17, 1972
Born: March 6, 1914 Cause of Death: pneumonia and liver disease
Birth Place: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Profession: actor, real estate broker

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CAST: (feature film)

2.
 Strait-Jacket (1964) Emily Cutler
3.
 The Night Walker (1964) Hilda
4.
 Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Judy's mother
5.
 Sky Liner (1949) Amy Winthrop
6.
 Devil's Cargo (1948) Margo Delgado
7.
 Bush Pilot (1947) Hilary Ward
8.
 Queen of Broadway (1943) Sherry Baker
9.
 Rubber Racketeers (1942) Nikki
10.
 Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Cecelia Bradley
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Born in Oklahoma
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By age six was performing in local church pageants
1927:
Moved with family to California after father's nervous breakdown
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Remained in California after parents divorce
1928:
Made screen test at Fox; signed to six-month contract, although she never made a film
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Offered two-year contract with RKO
1931:
Film debut in "Laugh and Get Rich"
1931:
Named a Wampas Baby Star
1933:
Cast in "She Done Him Wrong", starring Mae West and Cary Grant
1933:
Resigned with Fox
1935:
Played Shirley Temple's older sister in "Curly Top"
1935:
Retained by Darryl Zanuck when Twentieth Century-Fox was formed
1940:
Toured in vaudeville
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During WWII, worked for US Naval Intelligence with then-husband Harold Thompson
1945:
Moved to Canada with Thompson
1947:
Returned to the USA
1951:
TV debut in episode of "Racket Squad"
1954:
Was series regular on "That's My Boy"
1955:
Cast as Natalie Wood's mother in "Rebel Without a Cause"
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"Retired" from acting and moved to a ranch in Arizona
1963:
Resumed her career in "Straight Jacket" and in TV guest appearances
1967:
Final film "Dr. Terror's Gallery of Horrors"
1967:
Became partner with her mother in real estate ventures
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Education

Ernest Belcher Academy: Hollywood , California -

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husband:
Harold Thompson. Reserve officer, story editor. Married in 1939; during WWII they worked together for Naval Intelligence; moved to Canada in 1945; divorced in 1947.
husband:
Richard Hyler. Sportswriter. Worked for LOS ANGELES TIMES; married in 1948; divorced in 1950.
husband:
Charles Brust. Businessman. Married c. 1955; divorced.
husband:
Robert Mindell. Hotel executive. Married in 1963; divorced in 1971.
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father:
Ollie Lee Hudson. Rancher; state worker. Descendant of British explorer Henry Hudson; suffered emotional breakdown in 1927; family moved to California; divorced from Hudson's mother c. 1928; moved to Kansas.
mother:
Mae Goddard. Real estate developer. Divorced from Hudson's father c. 1928; survived her.

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