Ann Carter a former American child actress, who worked with dozens of film stars, compiling an "unimaginably distinguished résumé" despite an acting career which "lasted only slightly more than a decade" died 27th after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Ann’s daughter Carol Newton Brown informed Tim Lucas of Video WatchDog of her passing. Ann is best known for her starring role as Amy Reed in the film “The Curse of the Cat People” (1944), and also acted alongside stars including Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Bing Crosby, Fredric March and Barbara Stanwyck among others. Ann contracted polio in her early teens which is what led to the end of her career in film. She eventually bounced back but it took several years.
She is survived by her husband Crosby Newton of more than 57 years, three children Carol, David and Gail and three grandchildren.
CARTER, Ann (Ann Lois Carter)
Born: 6/16/1936, Syracuse, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 1/27/2014, Tahoma, Washington, U.S.A.
Ann Carter’s westerns – actress:
Last of the Duanes – 1941 (Lucy Cannon)
The Virginian – 1946 (school girl)