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Shirley Patterson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Shirley Patterson, sometimes billed as Shawn Smith, (December 26, 1922 – April 4, 1995) was a Canadian born B-movie actress of the 1940s and 1950s. Patterson began her acting career after being a beauty contestant in pageants in California in 1940. She graduated from the Mar-Ken School in Sherman Oaks, California in 1941, and shortly thereafter she signed a contract with Columbia Pictures. Her career spanned forty films, a small quantity of television appearances, and a serial. A beautiful woman in her youth, Patterson played the role of heroine in the 1943 fifteen chapter Batman serial. In 1944 she starred in The Vigilantes Ride alongside Russell Hayden and Bob Wills. In 1946 she accompanied Eddie Dean and Roscoe Ates in the film Driftin River, and starred with them again that same year in Tumbleweed Trail. Two of her last films was the 1957 movie The Land Unknown, and the 1958 Sci-Fi film It! The Terror from Beyond Space, which also starred Ray "Crash" Corrigan who played a monster from outer space. Patterson had a long fight with cancer in her later years, and died in 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Shirley Patterson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 26, 1922 In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie North of the Rockies 1942-04-02
Latest Project:
Movie It! The Terror from Beyond Space 1958-07-31
Known For
Poster of It! The Terror from Beyond Space
Poster of The Silver Chalice
Poster of The Vigilantes Ride
Poster of Lucky Legs
Movie It! The Terror from Beyond Space Ann Anderson 1958-07-31
Movie The Land Unknown Margaret 'Maggie' Hathaway 1957-10-15
Movie World Without End Elaine 1956-03-25
Movie The French Line Elsie (uncredited) 1954-02-08
Movie The Silver Chalice Poppaea 1954-12-20
Movie The Long Wait Carol Shay (as Shawn Smith) 1954-05-26
Movie Black Hills Janet Hadley 1947-10-26
Movie Driftin' River J.C. Morgan 1946-10-01
Movie Tumbleweed Trail Robin Ryan 1946-07-19
Movie Stars Over Texas Terry Lawrence 1946-11-18
Movie Between Two Women Nurse Thorsen 1945-03-28
Movie Keep Your Powder Dry WAC Brooks 1945-04-01
Movie Riding West Alice Morton 1944-05-17
Movie Marriage Is a Private Affair Mary Saunders 1944-08-23
Movie Batman Linda Page 1943-07-16
Movie Good Luck, Mr. Yates Secretary 1943-06-29
Movie Law of the Northwest Michele Darcy 1943-05-26
Movie Here Comes Mr. Zerk Josephine 1943-07-23
Movie Redhead from Manhattan Telephone Operator 1943-05-06
Movie The Texas Kid Nancy 1943-11-26
Movie Destroyer Bigbee's Girl (uncredited) 1943-08-19
Movie Phony Express Lola (bargirl) 1943-11-18
Movie The Vigilantes Ride Unknown 1943-12-23
Movie Dangerous Blondes Bride 1943-09-23
Movie Parachute Nurse Katherine Webb 1942-08-06
Movie Riders of the Northland Sheila Taylor 1942-06-18
Movie Sabotage Squad Miss Cole, secretary 1942-08-27
Movie North of the Rockies Lydia Rogers 1942-04-02
Movie The Spirit of Stanford June Rogers 1942-10-08
Movie Riding Through Nevada Gail Holloway 1942-11-02
Movie Lucky Legs Chambermaid 1942-10-01
Movie A Man's World Nurse Bentley 1942-09-17