Virginia Leith (1925–2019)

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Sultry, smoky-voiced brunette actress, a former model, who was put under contract by 20th Century-Fox in the early 1950s. She had a showy role and acquitted herself well in the thriller Violent Saturday (1955), but her career quickly lost momentum when Fox didn't renew her contract in 1956. She later achieved cult status as the disembodied fiancée... See full bio »

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Known For

The Brain That Wouldn't Die Jan Compton / Jan in the Pan
A Kiss Before Dying Ellen Kingship
Violent Saturday Linda Sherman


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 1980 Condominium (TV Mini Series)
Carolyn Garver
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Carolyn Garver
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Carolyn Garver
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
- Mainstream (1979) ... Teacher
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mrs. Whittaker
- Greed (1978) ... Mrs. Whittaker
 1978 Battered (TV Movie)
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Miss Dugan
- Screams (1977) ... Miss Dugan
 1977 First Love
Ann March (uncredited)
 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilson
- Gang War (1977) ... Mrs. Wilson
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Margaret Blaine
- Death in a Different Place (1977) ... Margaret Blaine
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Sally Locker
- Guns and Brothers (1977) ... Sally Locker
 1962 The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Jan Compton / Jan in the Pan
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series)
- The Golden Deed (1960)
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
- The Noble Thrall (1960) ... Gertrude
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Sally Conroy / Karen Wharton
- The Bride Possessed (1959) ... Sally Conroy / Karen Wharton
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Lil Harrigan
- The Frank Harrigan Story (1958) ... Lil Harrigan
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Bravado Touch (1958) ... Barbara
 1958 Sing Boy Sing
Stewardess (uncredited)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Irene Bennett
- The Last Patriarch (1956) ... Irene Bennett
 1956 Toward the Unknown
Connie Mitchell
 1956 A Kiss Before Dying
Ellen Kingship
 1956 On the Threshold of Space
Pat Lange
 1955 Violent Saturday
Linda Sherman
 1955 White Feather
Ann Magruder
 1954 Black Widow
Claire Amberly
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1953 Fear and Desire
The Girl
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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5' 6" (1.68 m)


Donald Harron  (divorced)

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