(1950s) Sang with the Spade Cooley Band
, which broadcast weekly on Saturday nights from the Santa Monica Ballroom.
Darla Hood Granson
5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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I felt I had let [my fans] down by not remaining a child. They'd be dying to meet me and yet I could see their faces fall when I walked into the room. What do you say to someone whose fantasy has just been disturbed?
Appeared as a celebrity contestant on Groucho Marx
's Tell It to Groucho
(1962) game show on CBS-TV in 1962. She was also the voice of the mermaid in the "Chicken Of The Sea" TV commercials. Ms. Hood made her last public appearance at the "First Bi-Annual Sons Of The Desert" convention at the O'Hare Airport Hotel (outside Chicago) from August 18 to 20, l978, and she did the voice of "Spanky's" ...