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Shirley Mills (1926–2010)

Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child. She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a separate page devoted to memories of that movie along ... See full bio »

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 1961 Twist Around the Clock
Twist Dancer in Alpine Peaks (uncredited)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Muriel Joyner
- A Proposal for Papa (1954) ... Muriel Joyner (as Shirley O'Mills)
 1952 My Six Convicts
Blonde Tilly (uncredited)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker
Ina Kuschner (uncredited)
 1951 The Family Secret
File Girl (uncredited)
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Verna (uncredited)
 1950 It's a Small World
Susan Musk at Age 16 (as Shirley O. Mills)
 1950 What Happened to Jo Jo? (Short)
Jennifer Van Zandt (as Shirley O. Mills)
 1949 An Old-Fashioned Girl
 1946 That Brennan Girl
Olivette (uncredited)
 1946 Blondie's Lucky Day
Grace Perkins (scenes deleted)
 1945 Snafu
Student (uncredited)
 1945 Patrick the Great
Member, Jivin' Jills (uncredited)
 1944 Nine Girls
'Tennessee' Collingwood
 1944 None Shall Escape
Anna Oremska
 1944 Chip Off the Old Block
Member - The Jivin' Jacks and Jills (uncredited)
 1943 True to Life
Radio Sister (uncredited)
 1943 Always a Bridesmaid
Member of The Jivin' Jacks and Jills (uncredited)
 1943 Top Man
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 Mister Big
'Jivin' Jacks and Jills' Member (uncredited)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
Hortense (uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly
Laura Jean Oliver (uncredited)
 1943 Shadow of a Doubt
Shirley (uncredited)
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Audrey Hollis
 1940 Diamond Frontier
Girl in Bonnet playing in Street (uncredited)
 1940 Young People
Mary Ann
 1940 Virginia City
Crying Young Southern Girl (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
 1939 The Under-Pup
Cecilia Layton
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Alternate Names:

Shirley O. Mills | Shirley O'Mills

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Although off the screen for several years, Shirley Mills came out of retirement to assist with the choreography and play a small uncredited role as a dancer in Twist Around the Clock (1961). See more »

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