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Terry Saunders (I) (1923–2011)

Terry Saunders was born on May 17, 1923. She was an actress, known for The King and I (1956), Promising Young Woman (2020) and The Danny Thomas Show (1953). She was previously married to James Hurst. She died on April 8, 2011 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

The King and I Lady Thiang
The Danny Thomas Show Elaine Bunson, the Vocal Coach
The Tonight Show Self - singer


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 1956 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Elaine Bunson, the Vocal Coach
- My Fair Vocal Coach (1956) ... Elaine Bunson, the Vocal Coach
 1956 The King and I
Lady Thiang
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 2020 Promising Young Woman (performer: "Something Wonderful")
 1956 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Fair Vocal Coach (1956) ... (performer: "If I Loved You", "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)" - uncredited)
 1956 The King and I (performer: "Something Wonderful" (1951) - uncredited)
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Acted and sang the role of Marthe in the 1951 Broadway revival of Kern and Hammerstein's "Music in the Air". See more »


James Hurst  (divorced)  (1 child)

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Saunders had one child, a daughter Sheryl Hurst (born April 1959 - died May 2012) by her husband, actor James Hurst, who was younger than Saunders, who played cowboys in television westerns. The couple broke up when their daughter was about 4 years old. In her late 30s, Sheryl Hurst had been drawn to Congregation Rodeph Sholom, an Upper West Side synagogue, and she sang in its choir for years ... See more »

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