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Marjorie Lord

Actress

Born - 26 July 1918, San Francisco, California, USA
Died - 28 November 2015

Lovely, rosy-cheeked, dark-haired World War Two pin-up and 'B' movie star of bright personality who later enjoyed her greatest successes on family TV. Born Marjorie Wollenberg, she was in leading roles as a teenager: On Again - Off Again (1937), Forty Naughty Girls (1937), Girls' School (1938), The Middleton Family at the NY World's Fair (1939), Escape from Hong Kong (1942), Moonlight in Havana (1942), Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943), Johnny Come Lately (1943), New Orleans (1947), The Argyle Secrets (1948), Masked Raiders (1949), Chain Gang (1950), Stop That Cab (1951), Rebel City (1953), Mexican Manhunt (1953), Port of Hell (1954) and Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number (1966), her last. In the meantime, she had found great popularity in 228 episodes of the TV comedy series Make Way for Daddy opposite Danny Thomas. She continued to act on TV until the late 1980s, her last appearance coming in the TV movie Side by Side in 1988. Three times married, her second and third husbands predeceased her. Her first husband was the actor John Archer: the actress Anne Archer is their daughter. She died from natural causes.