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Adele Mara (1923–2010)

Born Adelaide Delgado in 1925, Spanish-American Adele Mara was a singer/dancer with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra in Detroit by the age of 15. Cugat took the beautiful, brown-eyed brunette to New York where she was spotted by a Columbia talent scout and signed in 1942. There she played brisk leading ladies in a series of standard, uneventful "B" ... See full bio »

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 1978 Wheels (TV Mini-Series)
Teresa Chapman
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Teresa Chapman
 1972 Cool Million (TV Series)
- Hunt for a Lonely Girl (1972) ... Elena
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Eve Sherston
- House Guest (1962) ... Eve Sherston
 1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Rosa Leodagarious
- The Woman in Black (1962) ... Rosa Leodagarious
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Lydia Adler
 1958-1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Thelma Callum / Rita Morales
- Wyatt's Brothers Join Up (1961) ... Thelma Callum
- Dig a Grave for Ben Thompson (1958) ... Rita Morales
 1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Gloria Thatcher
- A Favor for Bentley (1961) ... Gloria Thatcher
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Norma Ames
- The Wildcatter (1961) ... Norma Ames
 1961 Bringing Up Buddy (TV Series)
Julia Norris
- Poppa's Memoirs (1961) ... Julia Norris
 1961 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Nurse Elaine
- Deadeye and the Alamo (1961) ... Nurse Elaine
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
- Not as a Canary (1961) ... Julie
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Sally Burke
- The Arsonist (1961) ... Sally Burke
 1959-1960 Markham (TV Series)
Maria Turner
- The Shape of Evil (1960) ... Maria Turner
- Incident in Bel Air (1959) ... Maria Turner
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Alice Goren
- Day of Vengeance (1960) ... Alice Goren
 1958-1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Luisa Ruisenor / Elena Grande / June Mundy
- The Marquessa (1960) ... Luisa Ruisenor
- The Spanish Dancer (1958) ... Elena Grande
- Seed of Deception (1958) ... June Mundy
 1959-1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Dr. Adams / Martha Swain / Margo Harris
- Created He Them (1960) ... Dr. Adams
- Only Zeroes Count (1959) ... Martha Swain
- Dark Vengeance (1959) ... Margo Harris
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
- So Tender, So Profane (1959) ... Francesca
 1959 The Big Circus
Maria 'Mama' Colino
 1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- Wild Cargo (1959) ... Theo
 1958 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Maria Costa
- Double Showdown (1958) ... Maria Costa
 1958 Curse of the Faceless Man
Maria Fiorillo
 1955-1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Rose Ward / Claire Du Pas / Sarita
- The Angry Sky (1958) ... Rose Ward
- Star in the Dust (1956) ... Claire Du Pas
- Border Showdown (1955) ... Sarita
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
- The Black Box (1957) ... Maria
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- Acapulco (1957) ... Francesca
 1957 Conflict (TV Series)
Spanish Lady
- Passage to Maranga (1957) ... Spanish Lady
 1956 The Black Whip
Ruthie Dawson
 1956 Back from Eternity
Maria Alvarez - Stewardess
 1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Crystal Ramsey / Rose Marlowe
- Circle of Fire (1956) ... Crystal Ramsey
- Rusty's Romance (1956) ... Rose Marlowe
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Cara Rosselli
- The Victor Volante Story (1956) ... Cara Rosselli
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Senorita and the Texan (1955) ... Maria
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Marianna Van Dorn
- Return of the Hawk (1955) ... Marianna Van Dorn
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
- Frame Up (1955)
 1954-1955 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Gladys Gay / Orchid Malloy / Carol Morgan
- Green Means Danger (1955) ... Gladys Gay
- Rocky's Asylum (1954) ... Orchid Malloy
- The Case of the Lone Hunter (1954) ... Carol Morgan
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Alene Bouchet / Marilyn Crocetti
- The Last Ballet Story (1954) ... Alene Bouchet
- The Italian Story ... Marilyn Crocetti
 1953 Count the Hours
Gracie Sager, Max Verne's Girlfriend
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Suntan Radford aka Goldbraid
 1950 California Passage
Beth Martin
 1950 The Avengers
Maria Moreno
 1950 Rock Island Trail
Constance Strong
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
Teleia Van Schreeven
 1948 Angel in Exile
Raquel Chavez
 1948 I, Jane Doe
Marga-Jane Hastings
 1948 The Gallant Legion
 1948 The Main Street Kid
 1947 Robin Hood of Texas
 1947 The Trespasser
Dee Dee
 1947 Web of Danger
Peg Mallory
 1947 Twilight on the Rio Grande
Elena Del Rio
 1946 I've Always Loved You
Señorita Fortaleza
 1946 The Magnificent Rogue
Sugar Lee
 1946 The Invisible Informer
Marie Ravelle
 1946 The Last Crooked Mile
 1946 Night Train to Memphis
Constance Stephenson
 1946 Traffic in Crime
Silk Cantrell
 1946 Passkey to Danger
Renee Beauchamps
 1946 The Catman of Paris
Marguerite Duval
 1946 A Guy Could Change
 1945 Song of Mexico
Carol Adams
 1945 The Tiger Woman
Sharon Winslow
 1945 Girls of the Big House
 1945 Flame of Barbary Coast
Marie (uncredited)
 1945 The Vampire's Ghost
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Chorine (uncredited)
 1945 Grissly's Millions
 1944 Thoroughbreds
Sally Crandall
 1944 Faces in the Fog
 1944 Atlantic City
Adele - Barmaid
 1944 Call of the South Seas
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Twinkles Tucker - Jitterbugger (uncredited)
 1943 A Rookie's Cookie (Short)
His 'Cookie'
 1943 Farmer for a Day (Short)
Woman in Negligee (uncredited)
 1943 I Can Hardly Wait (Short)
Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Welder (uncredited)
 1943 Crime Doctor
Nurse (uncredited)
 1943 Back from the Front (Short)
Dizzy (uncredited)
 1943 His Girl's Worst Friend (Short)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Check Girl (uncredited)
 1943 Socks Appeal (Short)
 1943 Riders of the Northwest Mounted
Gabrielle Renaud (uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly
Evelyn Ross
 1942 The Great Glover (Short)
 1942 You Were Never Lovelier
Lita Acuña
 1942 Kiss and Wake Up (Short)
 1942 Lucky Legs
Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Vengeance of the West
Anita Morell
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
Eve Sanders
 1942 Shut My Big Mouth
Conchita Montoya
 1942 Blondie Goes to College
Babs Connelly
 1941 Honolulu Lu
Debutante (uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues (uncredited)
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