Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television; Volume 8 by Owen O'Donnell

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Burton (an actor), March 10, 1982; children: Herschel David, Blanche Joy (second marriage). EDUCATION—Attended St. Petersburg Junior College, 1952; studied acting with Lee Strasberg at the Actors' Studio, 1953. VOCATION: Actress and writer. CAREER: STAGE DEBUT—Escapade on Broadway, Actors' Studio, New York City, 1952. BROADWAY DEBUT—All Summer Long, Coronet Theatre, 1954. LONDON DEBUT—Sadie Thomp- Maude, Captain Apache, Scotia International, 1971; title role, Baba Yaga—Devil Witch, Jumbo Cinematographica/CoFiCom, 1973; as herself, James Dean--The First American Teenager (documentary), Coral, 1975; Laura, La moglie di mio padre (also known as Confessions of a Frustrated Housewife), Mark Associates, 1976; Mrs.

A telephone lineman) and Desiree (a concert pianist; maiden name, Hunt) Ball; died of cardiac arrest, April 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, CA; married Desiderio Alberto (Desi) Arnaz (an actor, producer, and bandleader), November 30, PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES—Louise Shepard, The Right Stuff, Warner Brothers, 198 3; Punchy, Street Smart, Cannon, 1987; Martha Sinclair, Permanent Record, Paramount, 1988; Maggie 31 BALL CONTEMPORARY THEATRE, FILM, AND TELEVISION • Volume 8 RKO, 1936; girl, Winterset, RKO, 1936; Ann Howell, Dont Tell the Wife, RKO, 1937; Judy Canfield, Stage Door, RKO, 1937; Claire Williams, That Girl from Paris, RKO, 1937; title role, Affairs of Annabel, RKO, 1938; title role, Annabel Takes a Tour, RKO, 1938; Christine, Room Service, RKO, 1938; Carol Meely, Go Chase Yourself, RKO, 1938; Miriam, Having Wonderful Time, RKO, 1938; Nancy Fleming, Next Time I Marry, RKO, 1938; Salina, Joy of Living, RKO, 1938; Jean Russell, Beauty for the Asking, RKO, 1939; Peggy, Five Came Back, RKO, 1939; Lucy, Panama Lady, RKO, 1939; Sandra Sand, That's Right—You re Wrong, RKO, 1939; Paula Sanders, Twelve Crowded Hours, RKO, 1939.

AWARDS: Antoinette Perry Award, Best Supporting or Featured Actress in a Musical, Theatre World Award, and Southern Woman's Achievement Award, all 1962, for Take Her, She's Mine. MEMBER: Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. S. , Suite 10-E, New York City, NY 10037. * 21 ATTENBOROUGH CONTEMPORARY Lexy, The League of Gentlemen, Kingsley, 1961; Trooper Brody, Desert Patrol (also known as Sea of Sand), Universal, 1962; Gareth Probert, Only Two Can Play, Kingsley/Columbia, 1962; various roles, Trial and Error (also known as The Dock Brief), MGM, 1962; Roger "Big X" Bartlett, The Great Escape, United Artists, 1963; Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale, Guns at Batasi, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964; Billy Savage, Seance on a Wet Afternoon, Artixo, 1964; Alfred Price-Gorham, The Third Secret, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964; Lew Moran, The Flight of the Phoenix, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965; Frenchy Burgoyne, The Sand Pebbles, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966; Albert Blossom, Doctor Dolittle, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967; Robert Blossom, The Bliss of Mrs.

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