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Irish McCalla (1929–2002)


Irish McCalla was born on December 25, 1929 in Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA as Irish Elizabeth McCalla. She was an actress, known for Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955), She Demons (1958) and Five Bold Women (1960). She was married to Patrick Horgan and Patrick H. McIntyre. She died on February 1, 2002 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 72) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Known For

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle
(1955-1956)
She Demons
She Demons Jerrie Turner
(1958)
Five Bold Women
Five Bold Women 'Big Pearl' Jackson
(1960)
Hands of a Stranger
(1962)

Filmography

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 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Lynette
- The Fumble (1963) ... Lynette
 1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Anna Anderson
- Bob Wire (1963) ... Anna Anderson
 1962 Hands of a Stranger
Holly
 1960 Five Bold Women
'Big Pearl' Jackson
 1959 Five Gates to Hell
Sister Magdalena
 1959 The Beat Generation
Marie Baron
 1955-1956 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series)
Sheena
- The Rival Queen (1956) ... Sheena
- The Renegades (1956) ... Sheena
- Touch of Death (1955) ... Sheena
- The Test (1955) ... Sheena
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 1961 You Bet Your Life (TV Series)
Herself - Actress / Sheena, Queen of the Jungle
- Episode #11.37 (1961) ... Herself - Actress / Sheena, Queen of the Jungle
 1959 Disneyland '59 (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1957 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Herself - Queen of the Jungle
- Episode #2.45 (1957) ... Herself - Queen of the Jungle
 1956 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Herself - Actress
- Episode #8.13 (1956) ... Herself - Actress
 1952 River Goddesses (Documentary)
Herself
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Other Works:

Appeared on the cover of the record album, "Music for Big Dame Hunters" by The 1,000 Strings. Ms. McCalla wore a costume similar to the one she wore in Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955). The LP was issued by Crown Records (# CLP 5173).

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 10 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her "qualifications" for playing the title role in Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955)] I couldn't act, but I could swing through the trees. See more »

Trivia:

The statuesque pin-up star whose measurements were 39-24-38, began appearing in girlie magazines; a photographer recommended her for the role of leopardskin-suited Sheena in the jungle series. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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