Wednesday, June 12, 2019

RIP Kathleen O'Malley

SAG/AFTRA Bulletin
Spring edition

Film, TV actress Kathleen O’Mally died February 25, 2019. She was 94. Born Mary Kathleen O'Malley in Worcester, Massachusetts to vaudevillian, stage and film actor Pat O'Malley. She made her screen debut at age 13 months in the film “My Old Dutch”, starring her father and including her older sister Sheila. It was released the following year in 1926. All three sisters (Eileen, Sheila & Kathleen) worked in show business as children. Kathleen was married to Jim Maloney who was also her agent. O'Malley went on to appear in several films and television shows during a seven decade career, including “Cover Girl”, “Lady on a Train”, “Two Tickets to Broadway”, “Gunsmoke”, “Maverick”, “Rawhide” and “General Hospital”. Her last acting credit came in 1998 when she appeared in the short-lived American crime drama “Buddy Faro”.

O’MALLEY, Kathleen (Mary Kathleen O'Malley)
Born: 3/21/1924, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: 2/25/2019,

Kathleen O’Malley’s westerns – actress:
Salome Where She Danced – 1945 (Salome girl)
Wagon Master – 1950 (Prudence Perkins)
Westward the Women (TV) – 1951 (pioneer woman)
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV) – 1957 (Doreen)
The Sheriff of Cochise (TV) – 1957 (Peggy)
Wagon Train (TV) – 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964 (wagon train member, Sherry O’Toole,
     Dolly, Emmo Beaufort, mother)
Tales of Wells Fargo (TV) – 1958 (Jamie)
Bronco (TV) – 1959 (Mrs. Graham)
Laramie (TV) 1959 (wife)
Maverick (TV) – 1959 (Amy Ward)
Rawhide (TV) – 1959, 1962 (Mrs. Dobkins, Mrs. Henry
Bonanza (TV) – 1963 (Miss Payne, Janey Breckenridge)
Stoney Burke (TV) – 1963 (nurse)
The Legend of Jesse James (TV) – 1965 (Mrs. Bentley)
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1966, 1970 (mother, Bridget O’Reilly)
The Virginian (TV) – 1967 (Katy Anderson)
The Shootist – 1976 (school teacher)

1 comment:

  1. Bill Carangelo she was my aunt and have many memories. Bill Carangelo. William H Carangelo