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Luana Patten (1938–1996)


One of the first two contract players for Walt Disney Studios, she made her debut in Song of the South (1946) as a poor white child fascinated by the stories told by Uncle Remus. She made three more films as a child star, then left film for over 10 years. She returned as an ingénue in Rock, Pretty Baby (1956), and followed that by several teen ... See full bio »

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Known For

Song of the South
(1946)
Home from the Hill
Home from the Hill Libby Halstead
(1960)
Fun & Fancy Free
(1947)
Johnny Tremain
Johnny Tremain Priscilla Lapham
(1957)

Filmography

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 1988 Grotesque
Old Lady
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Adeline
- Log 94: Vengeance (1970) ... Adeline
 1967-1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Ruth Dutcher / Cheryl Randall / Angie
- Missing Persons: The Body (1970) ... Ruth Dutcher
- Burglary: The Son (1970) ... Cheryl Randall
- The Bookie (1967) ... Angie
 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Lucy
- The Cache (1969) ... Lucy
 1968 They Ran for Their Lives
Barbara Collins
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Mindy McGurney
- The Ballot of Corporal Agarn (1966) ... Mindy McGurney
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Lorna Medford
- Credit for a Kill (1966) ... Lorna Medford
 1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Cynthia Perkins
- The Case of the Scarlet Scandal (1966) ... Cynthia Perkins
 1962 Shootout at Big Sag
Hannah Hawker
 1961 A Thunder of Drums
Tracey Hamilton
 1960 The Music Box Kid
Margaret Shaw
 1959-1960 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Cathy / Betty / Betty Fairchild
- Rick's English Literature Class (1960) ... Cathy
- The Other Guy's Girl (1959) ... Betty
- The Exploding Book (1959) ... Betty Fairchild
 1960 Rawhide (TV Series)
Maeve / Mona Lismore
- Incident of the Druid Curse (1960) ... Maeve / Mona Lismore
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Ruth Marshall / Natalie Garner
- The Ruth Marshall Story (1959) ... Ruth Marshall
- The Hunter Malloy Story (1959) ... Natalie Garner
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Abbie Fenton
- Call Your Shot (1959) ... Abbie Fenton
 1959 The Young Captives
Ann Howel
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Celia Austin
- The Nowhere Kid (1958) ... Celia Austin
 1958 The Restless Years
Polly Fisher
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Susan Birchard
- The Susan Birchard Story (1958) ... Susan Birchard
 1957 Joe Dakota
Jody Weaver
 1948 So Dear to My Heart
Tildy
 1948 Melody Time
Luana Patten
 1948 Pecos Bill (Short)
Luana
 1947 Little Mister Jim
Missey Choosey Glenson
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While a student at Wilson High in Long Beach California in 1956, she was working as a box office cashier at the Lakewood Center Theater when it was held up. The movie playing was her first film, Song of the South (1946). See more »

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