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Margia Dean


Stunning, dark-haired '40s and '50s leading lady Margia Dean was the daughter of a Greek lawyer. Her parents moved from Athens to the US in 1913, a number of years before her birth on April 7, 1922, in Chicago, Illinois. The youngest of three girls, she was christened Marguerite Louise Skliris. Her family moved to San Francisco when she was 4 years... See full bio »

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Known For

The Quatermass Xperiment
The Quatermass Xperiment Mrs. Judith Carroon
(1955)
Ambush at Cimarron Pass
Ambush at Cimarron Pass Teresa Santos
(1958)
I Shot Jesse James
I Shot Jesse James Saloon Singer
(1949)

Filmography

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 1964 Moro Witch Doctor
Paula Cameron
 1961 7 Women from Hell
Mara Shepherd
 1961 The Big Show
Carlotta Martinez
 1958 Villa!!
Julie
 1958 Ambush at Cimarron Pass
Teresa Santos
 1957 Badlands of Montana
Emily Branton
 1956 Stagecoach to Fury
Ruth
 1956 Frontier Gambler
Gloria Starling
 1955 Last of the Desperados
Sarita McGuire
 1955 The Quatermass Xperiment
Mrs. Judith Carroon
 1955 The Lonesome Trail
Pat Wells
 1955 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Marge
- The Fast Touch (1955) ... Marge
 1954 Fangs of the Wild
Linda Wharton
 1953 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. King
- Equal Justice (1953) ... Mrs. King
 1953 Sins of Jezebel
Deborah
 1953 Mesa of Lost Women
2nd Brunette 'Watcher in the Woods' (uncredited)
 1953 Love's A-Poppin' (Short)
The Actress
 1952 Mr. Walkie Talkie
Entertainer
 1952 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Agency Woman
- The Secret of Superman (1952) ... Agency Woman (uncredited)
 1952 Loan Shark
Ivy
 1951 Superman and the Mole-Men
Mrs. Benson (uncredited)
 1951 FBI Girl
Natalie Craig
 1951 Sky High
Cpl. Lily Gaylord
 1951 Leave It to the Marines
Cpl. Trudy 'Tootie' Frisbee
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- The Starmaker (1951)
 1951 Take Care of My Little Girl
Claire (uncredited)
 1951 Savage Drums
Tania
 1951 Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison
Convict's Wife (uncredited)
 1951 Kentucky Jubilee
Millie - Cashier
 1951 Pier 23
Flo Klingle
 1951 Tales of Robin Hood
Betty
 1951 Mask of the Dragon
Television Actress (uncredited)
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie
Nadine Connell
 1950 Bandit Queen
Carol Grayson
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Police Officer Mary Faelb
- The Brow Returns ... Police Officer Mary Faelb
- Prune Face Returns: Part 2 ... Police Officer Mary Faelb
- Prune Face Returns: Part 1 ... Police Officer Mary Faelb
- Dick Tracy and the Brow ... Police Officer Mary Faelb
- Dick Tracy and Pruneface: Part 2 ... Police Officer Mary Faelb
 1950 Hi-Jacked
Dolly, the Waitress
 1950 Motor Patrol
Renee Roulette (uncredited)
 1950 Western Pacific Agent
Brunette Hobo
 1950 The Baron of Arizona
Marquesa
 1949 Red Desert
Hazel Carter
 1949 Tough Assignment
Girl in Newsroom (uncredited)
 1949 Ringside
Joy White
 1949 Grand Canyon
Margie - Script Girl
 1949 Rimfire
Lolita
 1949 I Shot Jesse James
Saloon Singer
 1948 Shep Comes Home
Martha Langley
 1947 Living in a Big Way
Junior League Girl (uncredited)
 1945 The Crime Doctor's Warning
Gordon's Street Model (uncredited)
 1945 The Power of the Whistler
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Chorine (uncredited)
 1944 Minstrel Man
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Delinquent Daughters
Francine Van Pelt
 1944 The Desert Hawk
Wizard's Daughter
 1944 Take It Big
Nightclub Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Call of the South Seas
Waitress (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova in Burlesque
Burlesque Queen
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Stage: Appeared in "The Only Girl", San Francisco, CA. See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Cesar Romero, with whom she worked in Villa!! (1958)] Cesar Romero was terrific, charming, so witty, so humorous and down-to-earth. He was the only one good in the picture--I didn't like myself or Brian Keith, but of course we had the terrible direction [James B. Clark]. Cesar was so handsome, what a waste that he was a homosexual. He was so masculine, until he drank--then it showed--the ... See more »

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First named is pronounced "Mar-jah". See more »

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Aries

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