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Mary Beth Hughes (1919–1995)

Mary Beth Hughes' parents separated while she was still a baby. She was brought up by a grandmother whose dearest wish was to make her an actress. As a result, she started her career at an early age while still a high school student. She starred in the stage version of "Alice in Wonderland" then had parts in "Daddy Long Legs" and "A Midsummer's ... See full bio »

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Known For

Inner Sanctum
Inner Sanctum Jean Maxwell
The Great Flamarion
The Great Flamarion Connie Wallace
The Lady Confesses
The Lady Confesses Vicki McGuire
I Accuse My Parents
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 1976 Tanya
 1974 The Working Girls
Mrs. Borden
 1971 How's Your Love Life?
Linda Roberts
 1971 The Blue Hour
 1957-1970 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Clara Appleby / Sally Albright / Ruthie / ...
- Cauliflower and the Fight Fix (1961) ... Ruthie
- San Fernadocal (1961) ... Ruby - San Fernando Red's Accomplice
- Episode #9.28 (1960) ... Clara Appleby
- Cauliflower and the Syndicate (1960) ... McCluskey's Moll
 1959-1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lola / Sarah
- Incident at Spider Rock (1963) ... Lola
- Incident in No Man's Land (1959) ... Sarah
 1961 Holiday Lodge (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 August 1961 (1961) ... Mona
 1961 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Charles' Mother
- Dennis Goes to Camp (1961) ... Charles' Mother
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Madge Belden
- Past and Present (1961) ... Madge Belden
 1958-1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Eve Marloff / Pat Renard
- Mayhem to Music (1959) ... Eve Marloff
- The Departed Doctor (1958) ... Pat Renard
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Dolly King
- Secret Ballot (1959) ... Dolly King
 1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Lil Morris
- Stagecoach to Phoenix (1959) ... Lil Morris
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Lillian Lloyd
- The Great Stagecoach Robbery (1958) ... Lillian Lloyd
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- Kiss Me Again, Stranger (1958) ... Evelyn
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series)
Diana Marlowe
- A Permanent Juliet (1958) ... Diana Marlowe
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Ginger Ferris
- Birthday Present (1958) ... Ginger Ferris
 1958 December Bride (TV Series)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mrs. Leeds
- No Time at All (1958) ... Mrs. Leeds
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Clover Haig
- Rebellion (1957) ... Clover Haig
 1957 The Eve Arden Show (TV Series)
Burlesque Queen
- Liza and the Bombshell (1957) ... Burlesque Queen
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Limp (1956)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Friday the 13th (1956)
 1955 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
- New York (1955) ... Olga
 1955 Dig That Uranium
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Miriam Blake / Kitty Packard
- Guest in the House (1955) ... Miriam Blake
- Dinner at Eight (1955) ... Kitty Packard
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- Call Me Irving (1955)
 1955 Las Vegas Shakedown
Mabel Dooley (as Mary Bethe Hughes)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Rose Gilbert
- The Case of the Unknown Man (1955) ... Rose Gilbert
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Big Town (TV Series)
Charlotte Casterline
- The Molester (1954)
- Crime and Punishment (1953) ... Charlotte Casterline
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Fight Night (1954) ... Waitress
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
Daphne Drake
- Archie's Singing Contest ... Daphne Drake
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Barbara Kincaid
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Eve Manchester
- The Prize Fighter Story (1954) ... Eve Manchester
 1954 Loophole
 1954 Highway Dragnet
Terry Smith
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Dolores Martin
- The Fugitives (1954) ... Dolores Martin
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Dixie King
- Killer's Wife (1953) ... Dixie King
 1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Kendall Hastings
- Diamond Smugglers (1953) ... Kendall Hastings
 1952-1953 My Hero (TV Series)
Lilli Martin AKA the Atomic Blonde / Myrna
- Beauty Queen (1953) ... Lilli Martin AKA the Atomic Blonde
- Oil Land (1952) ... Myrna
 1953 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Mrs. Whistler's Daughter
- Whistler's Daughter (1953) ... Mrs. Whistler's Daughter
 1952 Steve Randall (TV Series)
- Cat on the Roof (1952)
 1952 Not for Publication (TV Series)
 1951 Close to My Heart
 1951 Passage West
Nellie McBride
 1950 Holiday Rhythm
 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
- Portrait of Lydia (1950) ... Lydia
 1950 Young Man with a Horn
Marge Martin
 1949 Riders in the Sky
Julie Stewart
 1949 Square Dance Jubilee
Barbara Clayton
 1949 The Devil's Henchman
 1949 Grand Canyon
Terry Lee
 1949 Rimfire
 1949 El Paso
Stagecoach Nellie
 1948 Last of the Wild Horses
Terry Williams
 1948 Inner Sanctum
Jean Maxwell
 1948 The Return of Wildfire
Judy Marlowe
 1948 Waterfront at Midnight
Ethel Novack
 1948 Caged Fury
Lola Tremaine
 1947 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
- The Case of the Missing Bullets (1947) ... Helen
 1945 The Lady Confesses
Vicki McGuire
 1945 Rockin' in the Rockies
June McGuire
 1945 The Great Flamarion
Connie Wallace
 1944 I Accuse My Parents
Kitty Reed
 1944 Take It Big
Gaye Livingston
 1944 Men on Her Mind
Lily Durrell
 1944 Timber Queen
Elaine Graham
 1943 Sucker Bait (Documentary short)
Blonde Spy
 1943 Never a Dull Moment
Flo Parker
 1943 Melody Parade
Anne O'Rourke
 1943 The Ox-Bow Incident
Rose Mapen
 1943 Follow the Band
Dolly O'Brien
 1943 Good Morning, Judge
Mira Bryon
 1942 Over My Dead Body
Patricia Cordry aka Pat Preston
 1942 Orchestra Wives
Caroline Steele
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Merle Garland
 1941 Design for Scandal
Adele Blair
 1941 Charlie Chan in Rio
Joan Reynolds
 1941 Dressed to Kill
Joanne La Marr
 1941 The Cowboy and the Blonde
Crystal Wayne
 1941 The Great American Broadcast
 1941 Ride on Vaquero
Sally Slocum
 1941 Sleepers West
Helen Carlson
 1940 The Great Profile
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
 1940 Four Sons
 1940 Star Dust
June Lawrence
 1940 Free, Blonde and 21
Jerry Daily
 1939 The Covered Trailer
Betty Higgins
 1939 Fast and Furious
Jerry Lawrence
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed
 1939 The Women
Miss Trimmerback
 1939 These Glamour Girls
 1939 Bridal Suite
Bride (uncredited)
 1939 The Kid from Texas
Polo Match Spectator (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Girl at Party (uncredited)
 1939 Within the Law
Mamie (voice, uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

Personal Details

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Stage: Appeared in a US tour of "Daddy Long Legs". See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Bethe Hughes


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Was TV's first celebrity weather girl, "The Weather Miss," for Los Angeles station KTLA from 1953-1954. See more »

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