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Marianne Gaba (1939–2016)

Cute and sexy blonde Marianne Gaba was born Mary Ann Gaba on November 13, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father Frank Gaba was a mailman while her mother Marie was a factory worker. Gaba was crowned Miss Illinois in a local beauty pageant in 1957 and was one of fifteen finalists in the Miss Universe contest held in Long Beach, California in July ... See full bio »

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 1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
- Cool School Is Out (1965) ... Squirrel
- Big Daddy, Jed (1965) ... Squirrel
 1964 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
 1964 The Patsy
Waitress (uncredited)
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel
Wife (uncredited)
 1963 Island of Love (uncredited)
 1962 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
- Footlights (1962) ... Dixie
 1961 The Choppers
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Lucille, Devlin's Girl Friend
- The Button Down Break (1961) ... Lucille, Devlin's Girl Friend (uncredited)
 1961 The Ladies Man
Working Girl
 1959-1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Polly / Peaches Schultz / Lita Ladoux
- Designing Eye (1961) ... Polly
- The Affairs of Adam Gallante (1960) ... Peaches Schultz
- Sing Something Simple (1959) ... Lita Ladoux
 1960 G.I. Blues
Bargirl (uncredited)
 1960 Raymie
Second Girl
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Young Girl (uncredited)
 1959 Li'l Abner
Chorus Dancer (uncredited)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Third Girl
- A Piece of Paradise (1959) ... Third Girl (as Marianne Gaba--Miss Illinois)
 1958 The George Burns Show (TV Series)
 1958 Missile to the Moon
Moon Girl
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Slay Upon Delivery ... Gloria
 1957 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Miss Illinois
- Too Much Pot Roast (1957) ... Miss Illinois
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Other Works:

(9/59) Playboy Magazine's Playmate of the Month.

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Alternate Names:

Marianne Gaba--Miss Illinois


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Toured with Johnny Grant during the Korean War.

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