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Jo-Carroll Dennison

Actress

Born - 16 December 1923, Pinal, Arizona, USA
Died - 18 October 2021

Dark-haired, sharp-faced American beauty queen - Miss America of 1942. Originally a tap dancer, she entered films and mixed small movie roles with entertaining the troops in WW2: The Gang's All Here (1943), Winged Victory (1944), Something for the Boys (1944), State Fair (1945), The Jolson Story (1946) and The Missing Lady (1946). Although an experienced horsewoman, she only got to make one western - Beyond the Purple Hills in 1950. Further credits include Prehistoric Women (1950), Why Men Leave Home (1951), Pickup (1951) and A Millionaire for Christy (1952), her last. Actor/comedian Phil Silvers was the first of her two husbands.