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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 March 1933Carmel, Maine, USA
Date of Death 6 May 1973Santa Monica, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameMyrna E. Fahey

Mini Bio (1)

Myrna Fahey was born on March 12, 1933 in Carmel, Maine, USA as Myrna E. Fahey. She was an actress, known for House of Usher (1960), Father of the Bride (1961) and Face of a Fugitive (1959). She died on May 6, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Trivia (11)

At her parents' insistence, she moved to Hollywood in 1956 accompanied by two family friends.
Became the subject of death threats while dating Joe DiMaggio in 1964. The FBI determined the threats came from a patient at the Agnew Mental Hospital in San Francisco who could not bear to see DiMaggio with anyone other than Marilyn Monroe, who died in 1962.
Interred at her family's lot in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor, ME.
Acted at the Pasadena Playhouse for 1 year.
Was a runner up in the 1952 Miss Maine beauty pagaent.
Was a cheerleader in high school.
1958 Deb Star.
Best remembered for her role as "Madeline Usher" in Roger Corman's House of Usher (1960).
Studied acting, under Sanford Meisner, at the Neighbourhood Playhouse.
Graduated from Pemetic High School in Southwest Harbor, Maine, aged 17. Was runner-up 'Miss Maine' in 1952.
Her father was a boat builder in her home state, Maine.

Personal Quotes (2)

I have moral overtones.
There's supposed to be an extreme ambivalence in everyone. If you are extremely nice, you want to be bad, and vice versa. I'm kind of in the middle of the road.

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