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Wanda Hendrix (1928–1981)

Born Dixie Wanda Hendrix in Jacksonville, Florida to a logging camp boss (Max Sylvester Hendrix) and his wife (Mary Bailley), wholesome, green-eyed, dark-haired Wanda Hendrix was involved in her hometown's little theater group when she was "discovered" by a passing talent agent and signed up for starlet roles in Warner Bros. films. Her family ... See full bio »

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 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Sandra
- World Full of Hurt (1974) ... Sandra
 1972 One Minute Before Death
Lisa Buckingham
 1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
Helen Silverton
- TV or Not TV (1971) ... Helen Silverton
 1969 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Carol Whiting
- The Fountain of Youth (1969) ... Carol Whiting
 1964 Stage to Thunder Rock
Mrs. Sarah Swope
 1963 Johnny Cool
Miss Connolly
 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
Anna
- The Epidemic (1963) ... Anna
 1961 Boy Who Caught a Crook
Laura
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Mary Willis
- The Lesson (1961) ... Mary Willis
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Daphne Kaye
- The Lady Plays Her Hand (1960) ... Daphne Kaye
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Wendy Adams / Ann Thomas
- Society Doctor (1960) ... Wendy Adams
- Mind Over Murder (1960) ... Ann Thomas
 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Zenobia
- San Fernando, the Swami (1959) ... Zenobia
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Juliette Creston
- The Charles Maury Story (1958) ... Juliette Creston
 1958 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Joan Horton
- The Immortal Eye (1958) ... Joan Horton
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Maggie
- Avalanche at Devil's Pass (1957) ... Maggie
 1954 The Black Dakotas
Ruth Lawrence
 1954 Highway Dragnet
Susan Willis
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Norma Bailey
- Fresh Start (1953) ... Norma Bailey
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1952-1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Trudy Dean
- The Bachelor (1953) ... Trudy Dean
 1953 Sea of Lost Ships
Pat Kirby
 1953 The Last Posse
Deborah
 1953 The Golden Mask
Anne Burnet
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Fury (1953)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Keane vs. Keane (1952)
 1952 Montana Territory
Clair Enoch
 1951 The Highwayman
Bess Forsythe
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Rewrite for Love (1951)
 1950 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Sumatra
- The Token (1950) ... Sumatra
 1950 Saddle Tramp
Della
 1950 The Admiral Was a Lady
Jean Madison
 1950 Captain Carey, U.S.A.
Baronessa Giulia de Greffi
 1949 Prince of Foxes
Camilla Verano
 1949 My Own True Love
Sheila Heath
 1947 Variety Girl
Variety Girl (uncredited)
 1947 Hollywood Wonderland (Short)
Tour Guide (uncredited)
 1947 Welcome Stranger
Emily Walters
 1947 Nora Prentiss
Bonita 'Bunny' Talbot
 1945 Confidential Agent
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Starred in the "Lux Radio Theater" program, "Capt. Carey U.S.A.", with Charlton Heston, on February 2, 1953.

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd love to work again but young people are now in casting and they don't know my name or my work. The industry has changed so very much. WH, in a 1971 interview

Trivia:

Her marriage, after a two year engagement, to Audie Murphy was a disaster. The World War II hero suffered from traumatic stress disorder and was prone to a fierce jealousy and yet slept with other women. He kept a gun under his pillow and also gambled away all of Wanda's money betting on horses. Despite breaking up after a year, she continue to love him and was devastated when he died suddenly in... See more »

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Scorpio

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