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Shirley Patterson (I) (1922–1995)

Shirley Patterson was born on December 26, 1922 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was an actress, known for It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958), The Land Unknown (1957) and Batman (1943). She was married to Alfred Smith, Jr. She died on April 4, 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. See full bio »
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 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Donna Cameron
- Broken Barrier (1959) ... Donna Cameron (as Shawn Smith)
 1958 It! The Terror from Beyond Space
Ann Anderson (as Shawn Smith)
 1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Blanche Elliott
- Four (1958) ... Blanche Elliott (as Shawn Smith)
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
Linda Elliot
- The White Rose (1957) ... Linda Elliot (as Shawn Smith)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Judy Lormon
- Bail Out (1957) ... Judy Lormon (as Shawn Smith)
 1957 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Adrian Benson
- A Date with Kelly (1957) ... Adrian Benson (as Shawn Smith)
 1957 The Land Unknown
Margaret 'Maggie' Hathaway (as Shawn Smith)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Betty Maxwell
- The Stacked Deck (1956) ... Betty Maxwell (as Shawn Smith)
 1956 World Without End
Elaine (as Shawn Smith)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Deadline (1956) ... (as Shawn Smith)
 1956 The Bottom of the Bottle
Gossipy Woman (uncredited)
 1955 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Mica Fabian
- Teheran (1955) ... Mica Fabian (as Shawn Smith)
 1955 The Shrike
Celia Johns (uncredited)
 1954 The Silver Chalice
Poppaea (uncredited)
 1954 The Long Wait
Carol Shay (as Shawn Smith)
 1953 The French Line
Model (uncredited)
 1953 Second Chance (uncredited)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Postmistress (1953)
 1946 Stars Over Texas
Terry Lawrence
 1946 Driftin' River
J. C. 'Jenny' Morgan
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Harvey Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
WAC Brooks
 1944 Riding West
Alice Morton
 1943 The Vigilantes Ride
Jane Andrews (uncredited)
 1943 Klondike Kate
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 The Texas Kid
Nancy Drew
 1943 Phony Express (Short)
Lola (bargirl)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Elevator Girl (uncredited)
 1943 Dangerous Blondes
Bride (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Bigbee's Girl (uncredited)
 1943 Here Comes Mr. Zerk (Short)
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1943 Spook Louder (Short)
Perkins--Dunkfeather's Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 The More the Merrier
Girl (uncredited)
 1943 A Maid Made Mad (Short)
Bellhop at Amazon Hotel for Women (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Have Fun
Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Laugh Your Blues Away
Mrs. Knox (uncredited)
 1942 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood
Stewardess (uncredited)
 1942 Riding Through Nevada
Gail Holloway
 1942 The Spirit of Stanford
June Rogers
 1942 Lucky Legs
Chambermaid (uncredited)
 1942 A Man's World
Nurse Bentley (uncredited)
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Miss Cole (uncredited)
 1942 Parachute Nurse
Katherine Webb
 1942 They All Kissed the Bride
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1942 North of the Rockies
Lydia Rogers
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Shawn Smith


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Blond Canadian-born leading lady, under contract at Columbia (1942-44), MGM (1945-46) and PRC (1946-47). Acted mostly in serials (notably as heroine to the first "Batman"), in Three Stooges comedies and B-westerns. Took a sabbatical from films to raise a family, 1947-53, then re-emerged under the name 'Shawn Smith' as co-star in several cult sci-fi films and TV series. Broke a leg in eight places... See more »

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