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Anita Colby (I) (1914–1992)

Anita Colby was born on August 5, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Anita Counihan. She is known for her work on Cover Girl (1944), Brute Force (1947) and Mary of Scotland (1936). She was married to Palen Flagler. She died on March 27, 1992 in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Cover Girl
Cover Girl Miss Colby
Brute Force
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Mary of Scotland
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Today Herself - Today Girl (1961)


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 1963 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1947 Brute Force
 1944 Cover Girl
Miss Colby
 1937 China Passage
The Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Walking on Air
Ex-Mrs. Fred Randolph
 1936 The Bride Walks Out
Saleslady (uncredited)
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 1944 Cover Girl (press agent - uncredited) / (technical adviser)
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 1963-1966 Girl Talk (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 December 1966 (1966) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 March 1963 (1963) ... Herself
 1963 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.107 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.91 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.80 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.71 (1963) ... Herself
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- The Beauty of a Woman (1962) ... Herself
 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #5.22 (1958) ... Herself
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Herself - Commercials
- Hollywood, Home Sweet Home (1954) ... Herself - Commercials
 1952 Today (TV Series)
Herself - Today Girl (1961)
 1949 Celebrity Time (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1949) ... Herself

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Other Works:

Book: "Anita Colby's Beauty Book" (Prentice-Hall).

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 11 Interviews | 14 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on how she became a model] I was 19 and dancing at the Georgetown prom. In came a cover girl, and would you believe it, all the other girls were left stranded on the wall. All the men went for that cover girl! I vowed then and there that I would be a cover girl, though I didn't have the least idea how to go about it. I was in an elevator in New York a little later and Harry Conover--he was then ... See more »


Was a writer for fashion, beaut and modeling advice in newspaper columns. See more »


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