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Sara Shane


This gorgeous blonde was born Elaine Sterling on May 18, 1928, in Kirkwood, Missouri, and raised in St. Louis before beginning her career as a face and hand model for cosmetic ads. She moved briefly to NYC before transporting herself to Hollywood, wherein she earned an MGM contract. She decorated a number of the studio's big musical pictures at ... See full bio »

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Known For

Magnificent Obsession
Magnificent Obsession Valerie Daniels
(1954)
The King and Four Queens
The King and Four Queens Oralie McDade
(1956)
Three Bad Sisters
Three Bad Sisters Lorna Craig
(1956)

Filmography

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 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Countess
- Long Live the King (1964) ... Countess
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Ethel Meridith
- Wolf 359 (1964) ... Ethel Meridith
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Helen Barrow
- Captive Audience (1962) ... Helen Barrow (as Sarah Shane)
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Loretta Burns
- The Old Pro (1961) ... Loretta Burns
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Alyce Aitken
- The Case of the Envious Editor (1961) ... Alyce Aitken
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
Helga
- Port of Thieves (1960) ... Helga
 1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Marilyn Thayer
- Diamonds in the Rough (1958) ... Marilyn Thayer
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
Alva Clawson
- The Big Tomato Cans (1957) ... Alva Clawson
 1957 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Joy Healy
- Bob Gets Neighborly (1957) ... Joy Healy
 1957 Affair in Havana
Lorna
 1956 The King and Four Queens
Oralie McDade
 1956 Johnny Moccasin (TV Movie)
Sue Easton
 1956 Three Bad Sisters
Lorna Craig
 1955 The Great Gildersleeve (TV Series)
Mrs. Hall
- Practice What You Preach (1955) ... Mrs. Hall
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Pat (uncredited)
 1954 Sign of the Pagan
Myra
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Intermission Guest
- I'll Never Love Again (1954) ... Intermission Guest (as Sarah Shane)
 1953 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Eva Philbrick
- Pilot #2 (1953) ... Eva Philbrick (as Elaine Sterling)
 1952 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
- Was It Red? ... (as Elaine Sterling)
 1949 Neptune's Daughter
Miss Pratt (uncredited)
 1948 Julia Misbehaves
Mannequin (as Elaine Sterling)
 1948 Easter Parade
Showgirl (uncredited)

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A stunning blonde, former NY model (from age 14), who earned an MGM contract and provided bit role decoration in a few musicals (as Elaine Sterling) before brightening up a few routine 50s features as a co-star (now billed as Sara Shane). See more »

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