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Laurette Luez (1928–1999)

Laurette Luez was born on August 19, 1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Loretta Mary Luiz. She was an actress, known for D.O.A. (1950), Prehistoric Women (1950) and African Treasure (1952). She was married to Robert Creel, Gregg G. Tallas and Philip Sudano. She died on September 12, 1999 in Milton, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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D.O.A. Marla Rakubian
Prehistoric Women
African Treasure
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 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Sophie Costeau
- The Evidence of Things Not Seen (1964) ... Sophie Costeau
 1961 Flower Drum Song
TV Mexican Girl (uncredited)
 1961 Man-Trap
Mexican Woman (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
Karamaneh / Karamenah
- The Assassins of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Karamaneh
- The Satellites of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Karamaneh
- The Master Plan of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Karamaneh
- The Counterfeiters of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Karamenah
- The Death Ships of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Karamaneh
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- The Hostage (1955)
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
- Augustine Chacon (1955) ... Felicia
 1954 The Adventures of Hajji Baba
Meriam (uncredited)
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
- Double Trouble (1954) ... Samal
 1954 Jungle Gents
 1954 Valley of the Kings
Native Girl (uncredited)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Vengeance (1954)
 1953 Paris Model
 1953 Siren of Bagdad
 1953 My Hero (TV Series)
Marguerite Garcia
- El Toro (1953) ... Marguerite Garcia
 1953 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Mexican Girl
- Treasure of Santa Dolores (1953) ... Mexican Girl
 1952 African Treasure
Lita Sebastian
 1950 Kim
 1950 Love That Brute
Moll (uncredited)
 1950 Killer Shark
 1948 Unfaithfully Yours
Lannie - Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Pretty Javanese Girl (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a sitcom to be called "Somethiing Always Happens". See more »

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1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Claimed to have given Marilyn Monroe her stage name. Luez met Norma Jean Baker in an acting class and claimed that it was her suggestion that "Norma Jean" change her name to Marilyn Monroe, theorizing that one should choose an already famous name (Monroe, after President James Monroe) and another already famous name (Marilyn, after Marilyn Miller) to distinguish it. See more »

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