Saturday, August 16, 2014

RIP Marjorie Stapp

Marjorie Stapp was born on September 17, 1921 and passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014.
Marjorie was an American actress who was mainly in low-budget pictures. She began her film career when she signed a contract with the film studio 20th Century-Fox in the 1940s. Her first screen appearance was in The Kid from Brooklyn, a film starring Danny Kaye. This was followed by another minor appearance in Linda Be Good in 1947. Eventually, she landed a leading role in the Western movie The Blazing Trail alongside Charles Starrett.
Throughout the 1950s until the 1990s, she appeared in both films and television, including Cheyenne, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Dragnet, Elmer Gantry, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, 77 Sunset Strip, The Brady Bunch, Quantum Leap and Columbo.
Marjorie retired from acting in 1991. She married Bob Browne and moved to Los Angeles,  then North Carolina and eventually back to Los Angeles. Marjorie was a resident of Laguna Woods, California at her passing.
STAPP, Marjorie
Born: 9/17/1921, Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A.
Died: 6/2/2014, Laguna Woods, California, U.S.A.
Marjorie Stapp’s westerns – actress:
Rimfire – 1949 (Mary)
The Blazing Train – 1949 (Janet Masters)
Laramie – 1949 [scenes deleted]
Death Valley Days (TV) – 1953
The Far Country – 1954 (girl)
Cheyenne (TV) – 1956 (Betty Baker)
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend -1957 (townswoman)
26 Men (TV) – 1957 (Kit Thompson)
Gun for a Coward – 1957 (Rose)
The Saga of Hemp Brown – 1958 (Mrs. Ford)
Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV) – 1958 (Stacey Walker)
The Rebel (TV) – 1960 (Mabel)
The Wild Westerners – 1962 (saloon dancer)

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