RIP Shirley Ballard
American film and TV actress Shirley Ballard passed away on October 27, 2012. She was 87. Ballard was born Marian Shirley Ballard in Los Angeles, California on September 21, 1925. Shirley was a natural beauty and was named Miss California in 1944. She became one of the Goldwyn Girls and went on to appear in over 40 films and television appearances. She’s best remembered for appearances in Mad Max (1979), The Second Woman (1950) and The Laughing Policeman (1973). In addition to acting, Ballard also worked as a crew member, behind the scenes. She was the script supervisor for the movie, "Flynn" (1993) and on the movie "Mad Max". (1979) She also did continuity work for other movies and for series television.
Shirley was married to actor Jason Evers from 1953 to 1966. Evers passed away in 2005 at the age of 83.
BALLARD, Shirley (Marian Shirley Ballard)
Born: 9/21/1925, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 10/27/2012, U.S.A.
Shirley Ballard’s westerns – actress:
The Fargo Phantom – 1950 (Pat Condon)
Frenchie – 1950 (dealer)
Cheyenne (TV) – 1960 (Lily Lestrade)
Shotgun Slade (TV) – 1960 (Kate Shelby)
Bonanza (TV) – 1961 (Belle Trask)
The Rebel (TV) – 1961 (Ann Galt)
Tales of Wells Fargo (TV) – 1961 (Meg Prescott)
Death Valley Days (TV) – 1962 (Indiana)
Stoney Burke (TV) – 1962 (Suzan)
Wide Country (TV) – 1962 (Fay McHugh)