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Marjorie Lord

Marjorie Lord (née Wollenberg) was an American television and film actress. She played Kathy "Clancy" O'Hara Williams, opposite Danny Thomas's character on The Danny Thomas Show and later Make Room for Granddaddy. In 1935, at the age of 16, Lord made her Broadway debut in The Old Maid with Judith Anderson. Her other Broadway appearances came in Signature, Little Brown Jug, and The Girl in the Freudian Slip. Lord was signed by RKO Radio Pictures in 1935. While appearing in Springtime for Henry with Edward Everett Horton, director Henry Koster approached her and signed her to a contract with Universal Studios. She appeared in six feature films and a film serial The Adventures of Smilin' Jack for Universal. Her film work includes a number of wartime pictures, including the 1943 mystery Sherlock Holmes in Washington, starring Basil Rathbone in the title role. She also appeared in the Western films Masked Raiders, Mexican Manhunt, and Down Laredo Way. In 1966, she played Mrs. Martha Meade, the wife of Bob Hope's character, in the screwball comedy Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!


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Born:
Jul 26, 1918 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the movie On Again-Off Again 1937-07-09
Latest Project:
Movie Side by Side 1988-03-06
Known For
Filmography
Movie Side by Side 1988-03-06
Series Make Room for Granddaddy Kathy Williams 1970-09-23
Movie Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! Mrs. Martha Meade 1966-06-08
Movie Blades of the Musketeers Queen Anne 1953-01-01
Movie Down Laredo Way Valerie 1953-08-05
Movie Mexican Manhunt Sheila Barton 1953-09-13
Series The Danny Thomas Show Kathy Williams 1953-09-29
Movie Chain Gang Rita McKelvey 1950-01-11
Movie Riding High Mary Winslow 1950-04-12
Movie Masked Raiders Gale Trevett 1949-08-14
Movie Air Hostess Jennifer White 1949-08-25
Movie The Strange Mrs. Crane Gina Crane 1948-10-07
Movie The Argyle Secrets Marla 1948-05-07
Movie The Adventures of Smilin' Jack Janet Thompson 1943-01-05
Movie Hi, Buddy Mary Parker 1943-02-26
Movie Moonlight in Havana Patsy Clark 1942-10-16
Movie On Again-Off Again Florence Cole 1937-07-09
Movie Hideaway Joan Peterson 1937-08-13
Movie Forty Naughty Girls June Preston 1937-09-24
Movie High Flyers Arlene Arlington 1937-11-07