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Occupation
  
Actress

Name
  
Barbra Fuller


Role
  
Television actress

Spouse
  
Lash LaRue (m. 1951–1952)



Born
  
July 31, 1925 (age 98) (
1925-07-31
)
Nahant, Massachusetts, United States

Movies
  
The Red Menace, The Savage Horde, Rock Island Trail, Unmasked, Trial Without Jury

Similar People
  
Lash LaRue, Robert G Springsteen, Reno Browne

Barbra Fuller (born Barbara Fuller; either July 21, 1921 or July 31, 1925) is an American former old-time radio, motion picture, and television actress.

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Early years

Barbara Fuller was born in Nahant, Massachusetts.

Film

Fuller signed a contract with Republic Pictures in 1949. She appeared frequently in B-movies and television series in the 1950s. She changed her hair color frequently for film roles. Its hue varied from platinum to brunette in her four movies released by Republic Pictures in 1950. She returned to blonde as Laurel Vernon in Lonely Heart Bandits (1950). She appeared with John Eldridge and Dorothy Patrick in this crime drama. Her first screen credit is for The Red Menace (1949). This was followed by roles in Crosswinds and Flame of Youth (1949). In the latter she was the leading lady, acting opposite Ray McDonald and Tony Barret. In The Red Menace she played "Mollie O'Flahery", a character used by the Communist Party as bait. In City of Bad Men (1953), a Western adventure, she played a minor character. Afterward she was mostly involved in television work. Her last parts as a movie actress came in How Sweet It Is! (1968) and The Roommates (1973).

Radio

Fuller acted in a number of soap operas. She played Claudia in One Man's Family. She did her first radio work in Chicago between the ages of 9 and 11. By age 18 she had appeared in 25 radio serials.

Fuller was heard in Whispering Streets, The Guiding Light, Ma Perkins, Today's Children, Scattergood Baines, Madame Courageous, Road of Life, and Stepmother.

Television

Fuller's television performances are numerous, beginning with a 1953 episode of Adventures of Superman. Other series in which she participated include Four Star Playhouse (1955–1956), Ford Television Theater (1957), Trackdown (1958), State Trooper (1958), Colgate Theater (1958), My Three Sons (1960), Perry Mason (1960, 1964), and Daniel Boone (1970).

Personal life

Fuller married Western motion picture star Lash LaRue on February 23, 1951, in Yuma, Arizona. The union was childless and the couple divorced on June 2, 1952.

References

Barbra Fuller Wikipedia


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