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Cobina Wright (1921–2011)

Cobina Wright came from a wealthy aristocratic family from New York City and started her show business career as a model, being in the top ten at John Robert Powers (the most sought after agency at that time). Bob Hope used her as the basis for character Cobina on his radio program in 1939. She was friends with Dolores and Bob and appeared on his ... See full bio »
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 1943 Something to Shout About
Donna Davis (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Estelle Evans (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1942 Right to the Heart
Barbara Paxton (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1941 Small Town Deb
Helen Randall
 1941 Week-End in Havana
Terry McCracken (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1941 Charlie Chan in Rio
Grace Ellis (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1941 Accent on Love
Linda Hyndman
 1941 Moon Over Miami
Connie Fentress (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
 1941 Murder Among Friends
Jessica Gerald
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 1942 Footlight Serenade (performer: "Except with You" - uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Cobina Wright Jr.


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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It is not just the singing and the acting that I miss--it's the people. I loved all the people I worked with. CW Jr., regarding her retirement


Husband Palmer was an heir to a vast fortune. When he died of a heart attack in 1968, Cobina Jr. found that their spacious Carmel Valley home was all she owned. Palmer's share of his father's estate reverted, as per his father's will, back to Palmer's brothers and sisters. See more »


The song My Funny Valentine and the non profit organization Happy Endings Animal Rescue Sanctuary in the Santa Ynez Valley, California

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