Wednesday, October 30, 2013

RIP Virgnia Vincent

Film and TV cctress Virginia Vincent passed away on October 3, 2013. Born Virginia Grohosky in Goshen, New York on May 3, 1918, her first film appearance was in 1950’s “California Passage” and her continued with over 95 appearances in films and TV until her final appearance in 1988 in an episode of the TV Soap Opera “Knots Landing”. She married Jack Vincent in 1939 but the couple later divorced. A talented and most sought after character actress she was seen on many of the TV series in the 1950s through the 1970s. She leaves four cousins, one niece, and three great nephews.
VINCENT, Virginia (Virginia Grohosky)
Born: 5/3/1918, Goshen, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 10/3/2013, U.S.A.
Virginia Vincent’s westerns – actress:
California Passage – 1950 (Mazie)
U.S. Marshal (TV) – 1957 (Lois Thorne)
Navajo Run – 1964 (Sarah Grog)
The Virginian (TV) – 1966 (Louise Emory)
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1968 (Louis Thorpe)
Treasure of Matecumbe – 1976 (Aunt Lou)


  1. Saw her in the 87th Precinct series. Good part. Was a very attractive woman in early years.

  2. She was in an episode on the Fugitive with David Janssen and did a great job with that part.

    RIP Virginia. A life well lived.

  3. Just watched a Dragnet 1967 episode in which she appeared: "The Masked Bandits".

  4. And the "The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister" on the Perry Mason series...

  5. Excellent actress. I'm watching her now on Perry Mason's Case Of The Frantic Flyer. Lovely woman, she always looked much younger than her actual age.

  6. Watching her now in "The Untouchables" episode of "Underground Railway." She was VERY beautiful!

  7. Great actress. Pretty face & beautiful smile.

  8. Just saw her in an episode of Kolchak Night Stalker. Very attractive woman and cannot believe she was 56 at the time.

  9. I first saw Virginia in "Perry Mason". Then recently, in the original "The F.B.I". She was a fantastic Actress. MAY VIRGINIA REST IN PEACE.

  10. Watching her now on gunsmoke on tvland.