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Mary Ann Mobley (1937–2014)

Born on February 17, 1939 in Biloxi, Mississippi, Mary Ann Mobley is one of the few Miss Americas to have true success as an actress or television personality (the others are Barnaby Jones (1973) beauty Lee Meriwether, television hostess Phyllis George, Consumer advocate/game show panelist Bess Myerson and Eraser (1996) heroine Vanessa Williams). ... See full bio »

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 1994 Hardball (TV Series)
 1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie)
 1992 Hearts Afire (TV Series)
Mary Fran Smithers
- The Fundamental Things Apply (1992) ... Mary Fran Smithers
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Karen Delaporte
- A Blast from the Past (1990) ... Karen Delaporte
 1978-1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Annette Epshaw / Marion Vail / Mrs. Diller
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Catherine Stevens
- Ideals (1984) ... Catherine Stevens
 1978-1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Bryana Spencer / Nancy Carsons / Florence Richmond / ...
- Goin' on Home/Ambitious Lady (1984) ... Bryana Spencer
- The Big Bet/Nancy and the Thunderbirds (1982) ... Nancy Carsons
- The Heroine/The Warrior (1981) ... Florence Richmond
 1969-1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Susan Harkness / Kim Lawrence
- The Secret of Lost Valley: Part 2 (1980) ... Susan Harkness
- The Secret of Lost Valley: Part 1 (1980) ... Susan Harkness
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 2 (1969) ... Kim Lawrence
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 1 (1969) ... Kim Lawrence
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Paula Conway
- Lost Monday (1980) ... Paula Conway
 1979 Flying High (TV Series)
- Eye Opener (1979) ... Carol
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Mini-Series)
- Atlantium (1977) ... Rhea
- Vortex (1977) ... Rhea
 1974 Born Free (TV Series)
Cynthia Cunningham
- Elsa's Odyssey (1974) ... Cynthia Cunningham
 1974 The Girl on the Late, Late Show (TV Movie)
The Librarian
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
- Fingerprint (1974) ... Liz
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Jennifer Fielding
- The Case of the Telltale Trunk (1973) ... Jennifer Fielding
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Seven-Year Wait") / Linda (segment "Love and the Sex Survey") / Joanne Fergusson (segment "Love and the Young Unmarrieds") / ...
- Love and the Duel/Love and the Note/Love and the Young Unmarrieds (1971) ... Joanne Fergusson (segment "Love and the Young Unmarrieds")
- Love and the Man Next Door (1970) ... Carol (segment "Love and the Man Next Door")
- Love and the Bachelor/Love and the Other Love/Love and the Positive Man (1969) ... Pat (segment "Love and the Other Love")
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Audrey Parson
- I Left My Heart in Cincinnati (1973) ... Audrey Parson
 1973 The Lie (TV Movie)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Nancy Sutherland / Lisa Wolf
- Five Widows Weeping (1972) ... Nancy Sutherland
- Shadow in the Well (1972) ... Lisa Wolf
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Lilia Moen
- Short Circuit (1972) ... Lilia Moen (as Marianne Mobley)
 1971 God Bless Mr. Ferguson (TV Movie)
 1970 To Rome with Love (TV Series)
Joan Hamilton
- Baby of the Family (1970) ... Joan Hamilton
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Marcy Atkins
- The Tormentor (1969) ... Marcy Atkins
 1968 Istanbul Express (TV Movie)
Peggy Coopersmith
 1968 The Legend of Custer
Ann Landry
 1968 For Singles Only
Anne Carr
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Ann L'Andry
- Sabers in the Sun (1967) ... Ann L'Andry
 1967 The King's Pirate
Princess Patna
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Susan Carter
- Shadow Run (1967) ... Susan Carter
 1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Ellie Willard
- Vengeance Trail (1967) ... Ellie Willard
 1965-1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Laura Bronson / Clarice Newell
- Tears from a Glass Eye (1966) ... Laura Bronson
- This Town for Sale (1965) ... Clarice Newell
 1964-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sharon Carmody / Dianne Adler
- The Case of the Misguided Model (1966) ... Sharon Carmody
- The Case of the Blonde Bonanza (1964) ... Dianne Adler
 1966 Three on a Couch
Susan Manning
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
April Dancer
- The Moonglow Affair (1966) ... April Dancer
 1966 My Brother the Angel (TV Series)
Chloe O'Brien
- The Ghost Is Clear (1966) ... Chloe O'Brien
 1965 Harum Scarum
Princess Shalimar
 1965 Young Dillinger
 1965 Girl Happy
 1963-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Teri / Cindy / Girl, Nancy's Friend / ...
- Who Killed the Strangler? (1965) ... Teri
- Who Killed Lenore Wingfield? (1964) ... Girl, Nancy's Friend
- Who Killed Marty Kelso? (1964) ... Denise
- Who Killed Purity Mather? (1963) ... Sugar
 1964 Get Yourself a College Girl
Teresa 'Terry' Taylor
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Jonelle Andrews (1979)
 1960 Be Our Guest (TV Series)
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Stage: Appeared in "Finian's Rainbow" in Sacramento, CA. Also in cast: Gary Collins. See more »

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Marianne Mobley


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During the 1959 'Miss America' contest, Mary Ann sang, for the talent portion, a highly formal, operatic rendition of Puccini's "Un Bel Di" that segued into a belt version of "There'll Be Some Changes Made" as she stripped down into something skimpier. She won the crown. See more »

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