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Also Known As: Died: August 27, 1995
Born: November 13, 1919 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alton, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Working Girls, The (1974) as Mrs Borden
Honey comes to Los Angeles to seek her new lifestyle, but is flat broke. She gets a place to stay with Denise and Jill. Honey has hard luck finding a job, but eventually gets hired by a millionaire to just talk to him. Denise falls in love with a guitar player Honey brings home, but there's something shady going on with him. Jill works at the local strip bar as a waitress, and the manager has new plans for her. Soon the girls get thrown into danger by the illegal activities of the men they love, and must find a way to solve the problem.
Gun Battle at Monterey (1957) as Cleo Winters
An outlaw saved by a Mexican girl hunts the holdup partner who shot him in the back.
Dig That Uranium (1956) as Jeannette/Saloon girl
The Bowery Boys battle crooks for control of a uranium mind out West.
Las Vegas Shakedown (1955) as Mabel Dooley
Loophole (1954) as Vera
Highway Dragnet (1954) as Terry Flynn
Passage West (1951) as Nellie McBride
Close to My Heart (1951) as Arlene
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
Young Man with a Horn (1950) as Marge Martin
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
Holiday Rhythm (1950) as Alice
Grand Canyon (1949) as Terry Lee
El Paso (1949) as Stagecoach Nellie
A young lawyer turns himself into a sharpshooter to clean up a corrupt western town.
Square Dance Jubilee (1949) as Barbara Clayton
Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.
Rimfire (1949) as Polly
The Devil's Henchman (1949) as Silky
Riders in the Sky (1949) as Julie Stewart
When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle business with his pal Chuckawalla Jones (Pat Buttram) but decides instead to help Anne Lawson (Gloria Henry) clear her father, rancher Ralph Lawson (Steve Darrell), of a false murder charge. He looks for the three witnesses who can testify that Lawson shot only in self defense in killing a gambler, but the witnesses are terrorized by another gambler, town boss Rock McCleary (Robert Livingston), who shoots witness Pop Morgan (Tom London.)Fatally wounded, Pop gives Gene the information needed to clear Lawson, then dies crying the "Ghost Riders" are coming for him. Gene then heads for a showdown with McCleary.
The Return of Wildfire (1948) as Judy Marlowe
Last of the Wild Horses (1948) as Terry Williams
Inner Sanctum (1948) as Jean [Maxwell]
Waterfront at Midnight (1948) as Ethel Novak
Caged Fury (1948) as Lola Tremaine
The Great Flamarion (1945) as Connie Wallace
A vaudevillian is tricked into murder by a bored wife.
Rockin' in the Rockies (1945) as June McGuire
A rancher enlists two vagrants to help him hunt for gold.
The Lady Confesses (1945) as Vicki McGuire
Timber Queen (1944) as Elaine Graham
Take It Big (1944) as Gaye Livingstone
I Accuse My Parents (1944) as Kitty Reed
Ignored by his alcoholic parents, Jimmy Wilson starts hanging around with some shady characters. After falling in love with a lounge singer, Jimmy tries to impress her by doing jobs for her shady boss. After one of these jobs goes bad, Jimmy ends up on the run. Eventually, he must confront the truth, his past, and his parents.
Men on Her Mind (1944) as Lily Durrell
Follow the Band (1943) as Dolly O'Brien
Over My Dead Body (1943) as Patricia Cordry
The problem with the mystery stories concocted by Jason Cord (Milton Berle) is that he can never figure out who's guilty. Stuck, as usual, he takes his latest unfinished "who-dunit" to the office of his wife, Patricia Cord (Mary Beth Hughes), whose boss, Brennan (Reginald Denny), doesn't know she is married. Hidden in a closet, Jason overhears Brennan and his partners discussing a situation which exactly parallels his new story. He steps out when the discussion reaches the point of his story's current progress and, seeing a chance of finding an ending to his story, offers to make a suicide look like a murder. He soon finds himself the central figure in a front-page murder trial before he proves the supposed suicide to have been an actual murder - committed by one of the victim's partners.
Good Morning, Judge (1943) as Mira Bryon
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as Rose Mapen
A loner gets caught up in a posse's drive to find and hang three suspected rustlers.
Melody Parade (1943) as Anne O'Rourke
Entertainers struggle to save a failing nightclub.
Never a Dull Moment (1943) as Flo Parker
Orchestra Wives (1942) as Caroline Steele
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
Blue, White and Perfect (1942) as Merle Garland
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
The Night Before the Divorce (1942) as Lola May
Charlie Chan in Rio (1941) as Joan Reynolds
A pair of murders in Rio de Janiero leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim's widow.
Sleepers West (1941) as Helen Carlson
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
Dressed to Kill (1941) as Joanne La Marr
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne leave a marriage bureau when shots fired in a nearby theatre draw his attention to a string of theatrical murders.
The Great American Broadcast (1941) as Secretary
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Crystal Wayne
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Ride on Vaquero (1941) as Sally [Slocum]
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) is captured while keeping a rendezvous with cantina dancer Dolores (Joan Woodbury) but is released by his captor, the commander of a U.S. Army regiment, to help break up a kidnap ring. On his way to Las Tables with his pal, Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin), he makes a stop at the Martinez Rancho, where they learn that his friend Carlos (Robert Lowery) has been kidnapped, from his wife Marquerita (Lynne Roberts). At the Crystal Palace Saloon, Cisco runs into an old girlfriend, Sally (Mary Beth Hughes), who he once jilted for a tight-rope walker, but she doesn't betray him when the sheriff (Arthur Hohl) and an army officer (Robert 'Buddy' Shaw as Robert Shaw, since there was no other Robert Shaw at the time and this Robert Shaw had no need of the "Buddy" attribute given him by latter-day historians, who can't tell the players without a program and a roman numeral..and quite often not even then),enter searching for Cisco. While Cisco and the easily-forgiving Sally dance, the heads of the kidnap gang, the sheriff, Clark (Edwin Maxwell) and Redge (Don Costello), meet upstairs to discuss the plans for collecting the $50,000 ransom they have on Carlos. Cisco follows the kidnappers after they collect the ransom money, but before he can do anything about it, he is arrested and thrown in jail.
Design for Scandal (1941) as Adele Blair
A reporter is assigned to dig up dirt on a lady judge.
Four Sons (1940) as Anna
A Czech family is torn apart by violence and political conflicts during the rise of Nazi Germany in this 1940 drama. Frau Bernie's four sons all choose different paths: pro-Czech, pro-Nazi, and toward America. The mother becomes an eyewitness to tragedy as she begins to lose her sons to the war. Based on the 1928 film of the same name, which was set during World War I.
Free, Blonde and 21 (1940) as Jerry [Daily]
The Great Profile (1940) as Sylvia
Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady (Hughes) returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl (Baxter) tries to reform him.
Star Dust (1940) as June Lawrence
When the studios reject her because she''''s too young, a young actress sets out to build a career on her own.
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Lola
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as "Toddy" [Tobin]
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Girl at party
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
Fast and Furious (1939) as Jerry Lawrence
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
The Covered Trailer (1939) as Betty Higgins
These Glamour Girls (1939) as Ann
A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
Within the Law (1939) as Mamie
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
The Women (1939) as Miss Trimmerback
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Bride
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.

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