"Suspense", episode 708 "America's Boyfriend"
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
10 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
[on Johnny Guitar
(1954)] When you are as big a star as Joan Crawford
was in those days, you don't allow anybody to photograph you outside. Not in harsh light, and only in long, long, long shots. If you are a cameraman and you think you are going to get any closer than the length of a football field to take pictures of Miss Crawford, in anything but elaborately diffused interior light, you had ...
Her father was of Irish descent, and her mother was of three quarters Irish ancestry (with her mother's other roots being English and German). From a Catholic background, Mercedes was educated at Catholic schools.
Often played manly, cruely-disposed women