Louise Allbritton (1920–1979)

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An alumnus of the Pasadena Playhouse, Louise Allbritton's beauty and talent quickly got her jobs in the film industry, and she spent several years at Universal, where she played leads in mainly second features. She married CBS news reporter Charles Collingwood in 1946, and retired from the screen a few years later. See full bio »

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Known For

Son of Dracula Katherine Caldwell
The Doolins of Oklahoma Rose of Cimarron
Pittsburgh Shannon Prentiss
Her Primitive Man Sheila Winthrop


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 1964 Felicia
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Elva Keyling
- Show Me the Way to Go Home (1961) ... Elva Keyling
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Susan Lambert
- Famous (1961) ... Susan Lambert
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Zena Fleming
- The Gun Runners (1959) ... Zena Fleming
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- My Lost Saints (1959)
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Marion Castle
- The Big Knife (1958) ... Marion Castle
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Margaret Lester
- A Touch of the Sun (1958) ... Margaret Lester
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Renee Marlow
- Never Again (1956) ... Renee Marlow (as Louise Albritton)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Nora Adams
- Stage Fright (1955) ... Nora Adams
 1954-1955 Concerning Miss Marlowe (TV Series)
Maggie Marlowe
- Episode #1.192 (1955) ... Maggie Marlowe
- Episode #1.191 (1955) ... Maggie Marlowe
- Episode #1.190 (1955) ... Maggie Marlowe
- Episode #1.189 (1955) ... Maggie Marlowe
- Episode #1.188 (1955) ... Maggie Marlowe
 1955 The Way of the World (TV Series)
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Atherton Boy (1954)
 1954 The Web (TV Series)
- Enough Rope (1954)
 1953 The Philip Morris Playhouse (TV Series)
- Temptation (1953) ... Marketa
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mavis Bryson
- One of Those Things (1953) ... Mavis Bryson
 1950-1952 Studio One (TV Series)
Celia Arden / Princess Maria Nikolaevna Polzova
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1952) ... Celia Arden
- Torrents of Spring (1950) ... Princess Maria Nikolaevna Polzova
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1950) ... Celia Arden
 1950-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- City Editor (1952)
- The Darkroom (1952)
- That Other Woman (1950)
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- The Champion (1950)
 1950 The Stage Door (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1950)
- Episode #1.7 (1950)
- Episode #1.6 (1950)
- Episode #1.5 (1950)
- Episode #1.4 (1950)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Hart to Heart (1950)
 1949 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
 1949 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Pride's Castle (1949)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
 1949 The Doolins of Oklahoma
Rose of Cimarron
 1948 An Innocent Affair
Margot Fraser
 1948 Walk a Crooked Mile
Dr. Toni Neva
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Edna Philby
 1947/I The Egg and I
Harriet Putnam
 1946 Tangier
 1945 That Night with You
Sheila Morgan
 1945 Men in Her Diary
Isabel Glenning
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Lillian Russell
 1944 San Diego I Love You
Virginia McCooley
 1944 This Is the Life
Harriet West Jarrett
 1944 Follow the Boys
Louise Allbritton (uncredited)
 1944 Her Primitive Man
Sheila Winthrop
 1943 Son of Dracula
Katherine Caldwell
 1943 Crazy House
Louise Allbritton (uncredited)
 1943 Fired Wife
Tahitha 'Tig' Callahan Dunne
 1943 Good Morning, Judge
Elizabeth Christine Smith
 1943 It Comes Up Love
Edie Ives
 1942 Pittsburgh
Shannon Prentiss
 1942 Who Done It?
Jane Little
 1942 Keeping Fit (Short)
Miss Allbritton
 1942 Parachute Nurse
Helen Ames
 1942 Danger in the Pacific
Jane Claymore
 1942 Not a Ladies' Man
Ethel Burlridge
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in NC Hunter's play, "A Touch of the Sun," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard, Vanessa Redgrave, and Ronald Squire in the cast. Frith Banbury was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Louise Albritton


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Charles Collingwood  (her death)

Did You Know?


While filming Son of Dracula (1943), she and co-star Robert Paige were constantly playing jokes on their cast mates. One day, actor Pat Moriarity and Paige were filming a scene where they flip open her character's coffin. They were astonished, upon opening the lid, to find Albritton inside, completely naked. See more »

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