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Olive Deering (1918–1986)

Olive Deering was born on October 11, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Olive Corn. She was an actress, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Samson and Delilah (1949) and Caged (1950). She was married to Leo Penn. She died on March 22, 1986 in New York. See full bio »

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(age 67) in New York, USA

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Known For

The Ten Commandments
(1956)
Samson and Delilah
(1949)
Caged
Caged June Roberts - Inmate
(1950)
Shock Treatment
Shock Treatment Mrs. Mellon
(1964)

Filmography

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 1973 Howzer
Mary Carver
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Christine Callendar
- One of the Family (1965) ... Christine Callendar
 1964 Shock Treatment
Mrs. Mellon
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Lisa Lawrence
- The Zanti Misfits (1963) ... Lisa Lawrence
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Ellen Taylor
- Pressure Breakdown (1963) ... Ellen Taylor
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Madelon Marossi
- La Vie, La Vie Interieure (1963) ... Madelon Marossi
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Wilma Hartley
- Read No Evil (1963) ... Wilma Hartley
 1960-1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Elsa / Sandy Hayward / Laura Barkley / ...
- Journey to Oblivion (1962) ... Sandy Hayward
- Black Market Babies (1961) ... Laura Barkley
- The Numbers Racket (1960) ... Angie Lessing
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Melanie
- Ride the Man Down (1962) ... Melanie
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mrs. Pomeroy
- The Search (1962) ... Mrs. Pomeroy
 1961 The Witness (TV Series)
- Jimmy Hines (1961)
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
- The Red Death (1960)
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series)
- If I Should Die (1960)
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Sylvia Truscott
- The Searing Flame (1960) ... Sylvia Truscott
 1960 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Stacey
- Minister Accused (1960) ... Mrs. Stacey
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Sally Cane
- The Wild Reed (1959) ... Sally Cane
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Aunt Mildred Denning
- The Burning Girl (1959) ... Aunt Mildred Denning
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Thelma Tompkins
- The Kind Waitress (1959) ... Thelma Tompkins
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Bit
- The Blue Men (1959) ... Bit
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Queen Flavia / Grimgerda
- The Sleeping Beauty (1958) ... Grimgerda
 1950-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Odette
- Focus on Murder (1958)
- The Climax (1951)
- Kelly (1951) ... Odette
- Kelly (1950) ... Odette
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Rebecca Gentrie
- The Case of the Empty Tin (1958) ... Rebecca Gentrie
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
Frances
- The World of Nick Adams (1957) ... Frances
 1955-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Moon Scent / Molly
- The Rice Sprout Song (1957) ... Moon Scent
- The Pit (1955) ... Molly
 1951-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Eleanor / Helen Stapp
- Aftermath (1956) ... Eleanor
- Three O'Clock (1951) ... Helen Stapp
 1948-1953 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Desdemona / Marcia Akers / Kathy
- Othello (1953) ... Desdemona
- Marcia Akers (1951) ... Marcia Akers
- Portrait in Smoke (1950) ... Kathy
 1951-1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ginny Walker
- Lazarus Walks (1953)
- The Camera (1952)
- Sudden Darkness (1952)
- The Search for the Flying Saucer (1951) ... Ginny Walker
 1952 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- The Gift (1952)
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- O Romany (1952)
 1952 Steve Randall (TV Series)
Eve Frazier
- The Trial (1952) ... Eve Frazier
- The Inheritance (1952)
 1951-1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Mrs. Edwards / Muriel Torres
- Black Panther (1952) ... Mrs. Edwards
- The Spider (1952) ... Muriel Torres
- De Mortuis (1951)
- Too Hot to Live (1951)
 1950-1951 Danger (TV Series)
Loreli
- The Lady on the Rock (1951) ... Loreli
- The Black Door (1950)
 1950-1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
Jane Kennedy
- Act of God Nonwithstanding (1951) ... Jane Kennedy
- Passing Fancy (1950)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Old Woman (1950)
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- The Unconquered (1950)
 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (TV Series)
Desdemona
- Othello (1950) ... Desdemona
 1950 Caged
June Roberts - Inmate
 1949 Oboler Comedy Theatre (TV Series)
- Dog's Eye View (1949)
- Love, Love, Love (1949)
 1949 Air Hostess
Helen Field
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
First Woman (uncredited)

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Stage Play: Daughters of Atreus. Written by Robert Turney. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Frederic McConnell. 44th Street Theatre: 14 Oct 1936- Oct 1936 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Barbara Adams, John Boruff (as "Vortigern"), Sidney Bryson, Richard Burdette, Eileen Burns, Hal Conklin, Thomas Coffin Cooke, ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on her stage, film and television roles] I enjoy them all in different ways; all of it is fun to me.

Trivia:

Her two most famous film roles were featured in Cecil B. DeMille's last two biblical epics, Samson and Delilah (1949) and The Ten Commandments (1956). In his autobiography, DeMille wrote: " ... and among the several featured players who gave excellent performances [in "Samson and Delilah"] was one whose talent and dedication to her art should carry her very far in the theater, whether on screen ... See more »

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