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Edna Skinner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edna Skinner (May 23, 1921 – August 8, 2003) was an American film and television actress notable for playing Kay Addison, neighbor of Wilbur Post, in the iconic TV series Mister Ed. Her character was replaced months after her onscreen husband (Larry Keating) died; according to Alan Young in his Archive of American Television interview, the writers tried to make her a widow on the show, but finally decided to bring in another married couple, Gordon and Winnie Kirkwood, played by Leon Ames and Florence MacMichael, and Edna Skinner had to leave the show. Skinner retired from acting in 1964 and was later a noted authority on fly fishing. She died of heart failure at her home in North Bend, Oregon on August 8, 2003, at the age of 82.

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May 23, 1921 In Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Kissing Bandit 1948-11-14
Latest Project:
Series Daniel Boone 1964-09-24
Known For
Poster of Daniel Boone
Poster of Mister Ed
Poster of The Millionaire
Poster of Easy to Love
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Movie Footsteps in the Night Bus Ticket Saleslady (Uncredited) 1957-04-14
Movie Friendly Persuasion Opal Hudspeth 1956-11-25
Movie The Second Greatest Sex Cassie Slater 1955-09-30
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series Topper Unknown 1953-10-09
Movie Easy to Love Nancy Parmel 1953-11-26
Movie The Kissing Bandit Juanita 1948-11-14