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Marguerite Chapman (1918–1999)

Marguerite Chapman, a small-town secretary and tomboy nicknamed "Slugger", became a model only after friends insisted "you oughta be in pictures", and she went on to act in more than 30 movies. Never a Hollywood wannabe, Chapman grew up in Chatham, New York, with four brothers. She started working as a typist and switchboard operator in White ... See full bio »

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 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Becky
- Odyssey of Death: Part 2 (1976) ... Becky
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Patron
- Ring of Life (1975) ... Patron
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Angie's mother
- Don't Kid a Kidder (1971) ... Angie's mother
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Theresa Haskill
- Naomi Champagne (1962) ... Theresa Haskill
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Valerie Farrell
- The Mark of the Manhunters (1961) ... Valerie Farrell
 1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Faye Donner
- The Case of the Wandering Widow (1960) ... Faye Donner
 1960 The Amazing Transparent Man
Laura Matson
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Cara
- Wake Up to Terror (1959) ... Cara
 1959 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Stella
- The Stand-In Heiress (1959) ... Stella
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Madge
- Incident with an Executioner (1959) ... Madge
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- Eagle in a Cage (1958)
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Myra Putnam
- The Norman Conover Story (1958) ... Myra Putnam
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Norma Randell
- Bungalow Murder (1958) ... Norma Randell
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Laura
- A Dead Ringer (1958) ... Laura
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Kitty / Wife / Mrs. Carter / ...
- Shadow of a Memory (1957) ... Kitty
- Thin Air (1955) ... Wife
- The Healer (1955) ... Mrs. Carter
- Private Worlds (1955) ... Myra Saunders
 1957 The Eve Arden Show (TV Series)
Mother
- White Elephant Sale (1957) ... Mother
 1954-1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Ann Scotland / American Official / Phyllis Warrender
- Diagnosis of a Selfish Lady (1955) ... American Official
- The Will to Survive (1955) ... Phyllis Warrender
 1952-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Louise / Beth Rathburn
- Broken Barrier (1957) ... Louise
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley (1952) ... Beth Rathburn
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Lenore / Jane Drake / Linda
- No One to Cry With (1956) ... Lenore
- Bedtime Story (1955) ... Jane Drake
- June Bride (1955) ... Linda
 1956 Strange Stories (TV Series)
Ann Scotland
- Such a Nice Little Girl (1956) ... Ann Scotland
 1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Nancy Drake
- The Case of the Uncertain Hand (1956) ... Nancy Drake
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
- Live Bait (1956)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- End of Flight (1955)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Janet
- Stephen and Publius Cyrus (1955) ... Janet
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Jean Forester
- The World Below (1955) ... Jean Forester
 1953-1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Rose / Leona
- Case of the Beautiful Miss X (1955) ... Rose
- Christmas Pardon (1953) ... Leona
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Fran
- The Jubilee Earring (1955) ... Fran
 1954 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Dorian France
- Original and Two Carbons (1954) ... Dorian France
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Lisa / Linda
- The Contest (1954) ... Lisa
- The Book (1954) ... Linda
 1953-1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Ann Scotland / Barbara Nicholson
- The Affairs of Ann (1954) ... Ann Scotland
- Unfair Game (1954) ... Barbara Nicholson
- Claire (1953)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
Elaine Merrill
- Key in the Lock (1953) ... Elaine Merrill
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series)
Beth Rathburn
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley (1953) ... Beth Rathburn
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- My Boss and I (1953)
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Wanda Brown
- I Cover Korea (1953) ... Wanda Brown
 1952-1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Alannah (1952)
- The Tin Bridge (1952)
 1952 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Yvonne Dugan
 1952 Sea Tiger
Jenine Duval
 1952 Man Bait
Stella Tracy
 1951 Flight to Mars
Alita
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Kansas Raiders
Kate Clarke
 1949 The Green Promise
Deborah Matthews
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Nanon de Lartigues
 1948 Coroner Creek
Kate Hardison
 1948 Relentless
Luella Purdy
 1947 Mr. District Attorney
Marcia Manning
 1946 The Walls Came Tumbling Down
Patricia Foster, AKA Laura Browning
 1946 One Way to Love
Marcia Winthrop
 1945 Pardon My Past
Joan
 1945 Counter-Attack
Lisa Elenko
 1944 Strange Affair
Marie Dumont Baumler
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Pamela Morley
 1943 Destroyer
Mary Boleslavski
 1943 Appointment in Berlin
Ilse Von Preising
 1943 Murder in Times Square
Melinda Matthews
 1943 One Dangerous Night
Eve Andrews
 1942 The Daring Young Man
Ann Minter
 1942 The Spirit of Stanford
Fay Edwards
 1942 A Man's World
Mona Jackson
 1942 Parachute Nurse
Glenda White
 1942 Submarine Raider
Sue Curry
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Ann (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Eve Corby
 1941 You're in the Army Now
Navy Blues Sextette Member
 1941 The Body Disappears
Christine 'Chris' Lunceford
 1941 The Playgirls (Short)
Sextette Member (uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues
Navy Blues Sextette Member
 1941 West of the Rockies (Short)
 1940 Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Mary Bolton
 1940 Four Sons
Peasant (uncredited)
 1940 On Their Own
Margaret
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Was discovered while working as a telephone operator in White Plains, New York in 1938. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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