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Penny Edwards (I) (1928–1998)

Vivacious blue-eyed blonde Penny Edwards was born in New York City in 1928 and displayed signs of musical talent as a youth. She began studying dance by age six and, as a teen, appeared on Broadway in "The Ziegfeld Follies of 1943". After a couple of other musicals and a stint with the St. Louis Municipal Opera, she was signed by Warner Brothers ... See full bio »

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 1958-1961 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Ella Woods / Nan
- Miracle at Boot Hill (1961) ... Ella Woods
- Two-Gun Nan (1958) ... Nan
 1961 Everglades (TV Series)
Ada Davis
- Angry Town (1961) ... Ada Davis
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Julie Abbott
- The Case of the Malicious Mariner (1961) ... Julie Abbott
 1960-1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Laura Mead / May Stanhope
- The Case of Nan Havens (1961) ... Laura Mead
- Society Doctor (1960) ... May Stanhope
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
- Laugh Till I Die (1961) ... Angie
 1957-1960 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Jen Matson / Pearl / Sally Hill
- Frightened Witness (1960) ... Jen Matson
- The Tired Gun (1959) ... Pearl
- Hank Aka Chips (1957) ... Sally Hill
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Miss Smith / Secretary
- The Blessington Method (1959) ... Secretary
 1960 Bringing Up Buddy (TV Series)
- Working Girls (1960)
 1957-1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Meg Abbot / Francine
- Millionaire Janie Harris (1960) ... Meg Abbot
- The Anitra Dellano Story (1957) ... Francine
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Nancy Trenton
- The Challenge (1960) ... Nancy Trenton
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Lydia Dawson
- The Capture (1960) ... Lydia Dawson
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Ellie Sims
- Jeopardy by Fire (1959) ... Ellie Sims
 1957-1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Carol Davis / Ann Winters
- The Girl on Cloud Nine (1959) ... Carol Davis
 1958-1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Hope Steele / Sally Jo Beal
- The Steele Family Story (1959) ... Hope Steele
- The Jesse Cowan Story (1958) ... Sally Jo Beal
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
 1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Joan Deming
- The Judas Goat (1959) ... Joan Deming
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Blonde Saloon Girl
- The Town Is a Prisoner (1959) ... Blonde Saloon Girl
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Ellen Fletcher
- A Matter of Instinct (1959) ... Ellen Fletcher
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Little Sheba
- The Painless Extractionist (1958) ... Little Sheba
 1958 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Miss Nelson / Dolores
- A Cruise for Harriet (1958) ... Miss Nelson
- The Closed Circuit (1958) ... Dolores
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Mrs. Caldwell
- Peto Plucks Some Chickens (1958) ... Mrs. Caldwell
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
- Loudmouth (1958) ... Anne
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Laura Logan
- Waiting Up for Kelly (1958) ... Laura Logan
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Mary Dehner / Ellen Spencer
- Sundown Decision (1958) ... Mary Dehner
- Cattle Embargo (1958) ... Ellen Spencer
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Amy Neilsen
- Thicker Than Water (1957) ... Amy Neilsen
 1957 Ride a Violent Mile
Susan Crowley
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Joan Dawlt
- Fatal Cliche (1957) ... Joan Dawlt
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Molly Crowley
- Johnny Bravo (1956) ... Molly Crowley
 1956 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Maid Marian
- Robin Hood (1956) ... Maid Marian
 1953 Powder River
Debbie Allen
 1952 Pony Soldier
Emerald Neeley
 1952 Woman in the Dark
Anna Reichardt
 1952 Captive of Billy the Kid
Nancy McCreary
 1951 The Wild Blue Yonder
Connie Hudson
 1951 Street Bandits
Mildred Anderson
 1951 Utah Wagon Train
Nancy Bonner
 1951 Million Dollar Pursuit
Ronnie LaVerne
 1951 In Old Amarillo
Madge Adams
 1951 Heart of the Rockies
June Willard
 1951 Missing Women
Claudia Rankin
 1951 Spoilers of the Plains
Frankie Manning
 1950 Sunset in the West
Dixie Osborne
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
Girl on Street (uncredited)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas
Maggie Reed
 1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
Libby Mathews
 1948 April Showers
Chorine (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Singer (uncredited)
 1947 That Hagen Girl
Christine Delaney
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(12/13/44) Stage: Appeared in "Laffing Room Only" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Burton Lane. Also in cast: 'Ole Olson (II)', Chic Johnson. Ran for 244 performances. See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Made headlines in 1953 when she retired at the height of her career to devote herself to religious work with the Seventh-day Adventist church. She later resumed her career in 1956. See more »

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