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Edna Skinner (1921–2003)

Edna Skinner and her friend Jean Fish retired to the southern Oregon coast in the 1970s after both had led colorful lives and rewarding careers in everything from Hollywood movies to outdoor writing, gathering up innumerable interests and friends along the way. Settling in the North Bend/Coos Bay area, they built a house on the bay in the shape of... See full bio »

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Friendly Persuasion
Friendly Persuasion Opal Hudspeth
The Millionaire
The Millionaire Jane Palmer
Mister Ed
Mister Ed Kay Addison
Easy to Love
Easy to Love Nancy Parmel


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 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Sadie Clayburn
- Tekawitha McLeod (1964) ... Sadie Clayburn
 1964 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Mrs. Wright
- The House of Granny (1964) ... Mrs. Wright
 1961-1964 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Kay Addison
- Ed the Musician (1964) ... Kay Addison
- Taller Than She (1963) ... Kay Addison
- Oh, Those Hats! (1963) ... Kay Addison (credit only)
- Getting Ed's Goat (1963) ... Kay Addison
- Don't Laugh at Horses (1963) ... Kay Addison
 1957 Footsteps in the Night
Bus Ticket Saleslady (uncredited)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion
Opal Hudspeth
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Ten Percent (1956) ... Eva
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Jane Palmer
- The Steve Carey Story (1955) ... Jane Palmer
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex
Cassie Slater
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Wilma Joyce
- The Lady and the Lion (1955) ... Wilma Joyce
 1953-1955 Topper (TV Series)
- The Neighbors (1955) ... Maggie
- Topper in Mexico (1955) ... Maggie
- Topper's Rejuvenation (1955) ... Maggie
- Topper's Deception (1955) ... Maggie
- Topper's Accident (1954) ... Maggie
 1954 The Long, Long Trailer
Maude Barrett (uncredited)
 1953 Easy to Love
Nancy Parmel
 1953 My Hero (TV Series)
Mrs. Trevor
- Africa Calling (1953) ... Mrs. Trevor
 1948 The Kissing Bandit
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  Mister Ed (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (performer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Ed the Musician (1964) ... (performer: "Rapture Of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Don't Laugh at Horses (1963) ... ("The Gallup (Cancan)", uncredited)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion (performer: "Marry Me, Marry Me" (1956))
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 1963 Stump the Stars (TV Series)
Herself - Guest Panelist
- The Mister Ed Cast (1963) ... Herself - Guest Panelist

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Played Ado Annie in the original production of Oklahoma!


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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