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Overview (3)

Born in Valley City, North Dakota, USA
Died in Hollywood, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameBetty Lou Thurston

Mini Bio (1)

Carol Thurston was born on September 27, 1920 in Valley City, North Dakota, USA as Betty Lou Thurston. She was an actress, known for The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944), Killer Ape (1953) and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955). She was married to Robert Creighton Williams, Barry Russo and David Starr Thayer Jr. She died on December 31, 1969 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Robert Creighton Williams (7 February 1962 - 31 December 1969) (her death)
Barry Russo (1954 - 1959) (divorced)
David Starr Thayer Jr. (24 November 1945 - 1950) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Known slightly for playing exotic roles in the 40s, she was chosen (unknown at the time) by Cecil B. DeMille to play "Tremartini" in the film The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) over the likes of Simone Simon, Yvonne De Carlo and Elena Verdugo.
Of Irish descent.
Acted in her father's repertory company from the age of twelve.
Moved to L.A. in 1942, after her father was employed at Lockheed.

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