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Biography

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 15 August 1926Decorah, Iowa, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Film, TV and stage actress Georgann Johnson was a product of Decorah High School, Luther College and Northwestern University. Her father, George, was a local plumbing contractor and an amateur actor. Georgann's specialization has been in the portrayal of the all-American girl/housewife and/or the young comic's sweetheart. She met her husband, Stanley Prager, in 1953 when both were appearing briefly as replacements in the Broadway stage revival of "Room Service". In 1954, she appeared with Mike Wallace in the stage comedy, "Reclining Figure", a spoof of the art world. Her recurring role as the menacing "Princess Arura" in the noted DuMont Television Network series, Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949), widened her acceptance as a strong dramatic artist. Georgann has been notably critical of what she terms the false glamor of the stage.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Louis Rugani

Spouse (2)

Jack Tenner (6 September 1981 - 13 October 2008) (his death)
Stanley Prager (31 July 1954 - 18 January 1972) (his death) (4 children)

Trivia (1)

Mother, with Stanley Prager, of four daughters: Carol Prager, Anne Prager, actress Sally Prager and Molly Prager.

Personal Quotes (2)

I am what the young American mother wishes she could look like.
Theater people are more sane than ever before, and working in a play is a good way to pay the family diaper bills.

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