Polly Bergen (1930–2014)

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KNOWN FOR 
To Tell the Truth (1956-2016) | Cry-Baby (1990) | Cape Fear (1962)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
Polly Burgin
BORN 
Jul 14, 1930 (died Sep 20, 2014)
HEIGHT 
5' 5" (1.65m)

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Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (64 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Stella Wingfield ( 10 episodes, 2007–2011 )  Less 2007–2011 10
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  • Primary photo for Candles on Bay StreetCandles on Bay Street (TV Movie) Rosemary, Performer ("You've Got A Friend")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Commander in ChiefCommander in Chief (TV Series) Kate Allen ( 10 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006 10
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  • Primary photo for Early BirdEarly Bird (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Fran Felstein ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Tony AwardsThe 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee & Performer, Performer ("I'm Still Here")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Twice in a LifetimeTwice in a Lifetime (TV Series) Judge Deborah ( 2 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Stella ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for For HopeFor Hope (TV Movie) Molly Altman  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for In the Blink of an EyeIn the Blink of an Eye (TV Movie) Murial  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The SurrogateThe Surrogate (TV Movie) Sandy Gilman  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Leave of AbsenceLeave of Absence (TV Movie) Janet, Co-Executive Producer, Writer (story)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Rachel Doucet ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep ScandalPerry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (TV Movie) Barbara Fox  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Arly HanksArly Hanks (TV Movie) Ruby Bee  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Baby TalkBaby Talk (TV Series) Doris Campbell ( 23 episodes, 1991–1992 )  Less 1991–1992 23
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  • Primary photo for Lady Against the OddsLady Against the Odds (TV Movie) Cleo Storrs  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Lightning FieldLightning Field (TV Movie) Carol  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Steel MagnoliasSteel Magnolias (TV Movie) Clairee Belcher  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Emma Julian ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for My Brother's WifeMy Brother's Wife (TV Movie) Myra Gilbert  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Haunting of Sarah HardyThe Haunting of Sarah Hardy (TV Movie) Emily Stepford  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for War and RemembranceWar and Remembrance (TV Mini-series) Rhoda Henry ( 12 episodes, 1988–1989 )  Less 1988–1989 12
    • Part 12 (May 14, 1989) Rhoda Henry  Less
    • Part 11 (May 10, 1989) Rhoda Henry (credit only)  Less
    • Part 10 (May 9, 1989) Rhoda Henry (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for She Was Marked for MurderShe Was Marked for Murder (TV Movie) Laura Lee Webster  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Addicted to His LoveAddicted to His Love (TV Movie) Vivien Langford  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for My Two DadsMy Two Dads (TV Series) Evelyn Taylor ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Dr. Jocelyn Laird ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Elizabeth Hastings ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
    • Images (Apr 3, 1985) Elizabeth Hastings  Less
  • Primary photo for VelvetVelvet (TV Movie) Mrs. Vance  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Esther Brandell ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Winds of WarThe Winds of War (TV Mini-series) Rhoda Henry ( 7 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 7
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  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Dana Pierce / Maisie Nolan ( 3 episodes, 1977–1982 )  Less 1977–1982 3
  • Primary photo for Born BeautifulBorn Beautiful (TV Movie) Marion Carmody  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Million Dollar FaceThe Million Dollar Face (TV Movie) Jo Burns  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Li'l Abner in the Dogpatch TodayLi'l Abner in the Dogpatch Today (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for How to Pick Up Girls!How to Pick Up Girls! (TV Movie) Dana Greenberg  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for TelethonTelethon (TV Movie) Dorothy Goodwin  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Harold Robbins' 79 Park AvenueHarold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (TV Mini-series) Vera Keppler ( 3 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 3
    • Part 3 (Oct 18, 1977) Vera Keppler  Less
    • Part 2 (Oct 17, 1977) Vera Keppler  Less
    • Part 1 (Oct 16, 1977) Vera Keppler  Less
  • Primary photo for Ellery QueenEllery Queen (TV Series) Dina Carroll-Winer ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Murder on Flight 502Murder on Flight 502 (TV Movie) Mona Briarly  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Death CruiseDeath Cruise (TV Movie) Sylvia Carter  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for ThrillerThriller (TV Series) Suzy Hunter ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Wide World of MysteryThe Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) Suzy Hunter ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Myrtle - Bolivar's Fiance / Teacher ( 2 episodes, 1966–1967 )  Less 1966–1967 2
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Jennifer Randolph ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Janice Graham / Cathy Brandon ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Paula Miles ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Belle SommersBelle Sommers (TV Movie) Belle Sommers  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Yves Montand on BroadwayYves Montand on Broadway (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy", "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man", "Take me Along", "They Can't Take Away from Me", "I Love Paris", "C'est Magnifique", "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes), "C'est si bon", "I Wish I was a Single Girl Again", "Skip to my Lou", "Camptown Races")  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Kitty Allbright ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Crystal Coe ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Lillith Smalwood ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The George Burns ShowThe George Burns Show (TV Special) Polly Bergen, Performer ("Just One of Those Things", "Buttons and Bows") (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Lux PlayhouseLux Playhouse (TV Series) Lamy ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Polly Bergen ShowThe Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) Performer ("Today I Love Everybody", "You'll Never Know", "I'm Late", "Cuanto le gusta", "Ridin' High") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Herself - Hostess ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • Episode #1.18 (May 31, 1958) Herself - Hostess, Performer ("Today I Love Everybody", "You'll Never Know", "I'm Late", "Cuanto le gusta", "Ridin' High") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Helen Morgan ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Star StageStar Stage (TV Series) Actress ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 2
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Susan Barry ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Betty West / Dawn Desmond ( 2 episodes, 1954–1955 )  Less 1954–1955 2
  • Primary photo for Appointment with AdventureAppointment with Adventure (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Dellie ( 2 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952 2
  • Primary photo for The Alan Young ShowThe Alan Young Show (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950 1
Self (74 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 167 episodes, 1956–2016 )  Less 1956–2016
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  • Primary photo for A Conversation with Polly BergenA Conversation with Polly Bergen (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Doris & MartyDoris & Marty (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Doris Day's Best FriendsDoris Day's Best Friends (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'War & Remembrance'The Making of 'War & Remembrance' (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for War & Remembrance: Behind the ScenesWar & Remembrance: Behind the Scenes (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Paul Ryan ShowThe Paul Ryan Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 1977–1992
  • Primary photo for The Chuck Woolery ShowThe Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant StarRobert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Herself  Less 1991 $500K
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Princess Grace Foundation Special Gala Tribute to Cary GrantThe Princess Grace Foundation Special Gala Tribute to Cary Grant (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (1980-1981)  Less 1980–1981
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself - Vocalist / Actress ( 3 episodes, 1972–1980 )  Less 1972–1980
  • Primary photo for Not for Women OnlyNot for Women Only (TV Series) Herself - Hostess (1976-1977)  Less 1968–1979
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Herself - Vocalist / Actress / Herself - Actress / Vocalist / Herself - Guest / Herself - Singer ( 4 episodes, 1967–1977 )  Less 1967–1977
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  • Primary photo for Celebrity SweepstakesCelebrity Sweepstakes (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 4 episodes, 1966–1973 )  Less 1966–1973
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  • Primary photo for Dinah's PlaceDinah's Place (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 11 episodes, 1967–1971 )  Less 1967–1971
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 1966–1971 )  Less 1966–1971
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  • Primary photo for Polly Bergen Musical SpecialPolly Bergen Musical Special (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Game GameThe Game Game (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest Hostess / Herself ( 7 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Herself - Singer / Herself / Sketch Actor ( 3 episodes, 1966–1968 )  Less 1966–1968
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 4 episodes, 1966–1967 )  Less 1966–1967
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  • Primary photo for Dream Girl of '67Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) Herself - Fashion Hostess ( 5 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Singer / Herself ( 8 episodes, 1953–1967 )  Less 1953–1967
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  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Herself - Hostess / Herself - Singer / Hostess ( 5 episodes, 1959–1966 )  Less 1959–1966
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  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Herself - Mystery Guest #3 / Herself - Mystery Guest / Herself - Panelist ( 4 episodes, 1958–1966 )  Less 1958–1966
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  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant ( 3 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for The 33rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 33rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1958–1961 )  Less 1958–1961
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Walter Winchell ShowThe Walter Winchell Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself - Panelist ( 3 episodes, 1954–1960 )  Less 1954–1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone-Chevy ShowroomThe Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual Tony AwardsThe 13th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The All-Star Christmas ShowThe All-Star Christmas Show (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Dick Clark ShowThe Dick Clark Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Milton Berle ShowThe Milton Berle Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Polly Bergen ShowThe Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) Herself - Hostess ( 18 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958
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  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest Vocalist ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Washington SquareWashington Square (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Jonathan Winters ShowThe Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Atlantic City HolidayAtlantic City Holiday (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman Presents: The Maurice Chevalier ShowMax Liebman Presents: The Maurice Chevalier Show (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Arthur Godfrey and His FriendsArthur Godfrey and His Friends (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Durante ShowThe Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine TimeFrankie Laine Time (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Pepsi-Cola PlayhouseThe Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) Herself - Hostess / Herself . Hostess ( 34 episodes, 1954–1955 )  Less 1954–1955
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  • Primary photo for Your Hit ParadeYour Hit Parade (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Blue AngelThe Blue Angel (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The George Jessel ShowThe George Jessel Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Songs for SaleSongs for Sale (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1951–1952 )  Less 1951–1952
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of StarsCavalcade of Stars (TV Series) Herself - Guest Actress ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
    • Cold (Feb 8, 1952) Herself - Guest Actress  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Herself - Actress ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 67th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsThe 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and LiesDesperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies (TV Movie) Stella Wingfield (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's World of ComedyBob Hope's World of Comedy (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Valentine's DayValentine's Day (TV Series) Bianca Steele Arden ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
    • All Through the Night (Dec 25, 1964) Bianca Steele Arden (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
    • Episode #10.40 (Jun 30, 1957) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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