Adele Mara

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Adele Mara
BornAdelaide Delgado
(1923-04-28)April 28, 1923
Highland Park, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMay 7, 2010(2010-05-07) (aged 87)
Pacific Palisades, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1941–1978
SpouseRoy Huggins (1952–2002) (his death) 3 children
ChildrenJohn Huggins
Thomas Huggins
James Patrick Huggins.
 
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Adele Mara
BornAdelaide Delgado
(1923-04-28)April 28, 1923
Highland Park, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMay 7, 2010(2010-05-07) (aged 87)
Pacific Palisades, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1941–1978
SpouseRoy Huggins (1952–2002) (his death) 3 children
ChildrenJohn Huggins
Thomas Huggins
James Patrick Huggins.

Adele Mara (April 28, 1923 – May 7, 2010), born Adelaide Delgado, was an American actress, singer and dancer who appeared in films during the 1940s and 1950s.[1] During the 1940s, the blond actress was also a popular pinup girl.

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Career

Born in Highland Park, Michigan, of Spanish descent, one of her early roles was as a receptionist in the Three Stooges film I Can Hardly Wait. Other films include The Vampire's Ghost, Wake of the Red Witch, Angel in Exile, Sands of Iwo Jima, California Passage, and Don Siegel's Count the Hours.

In 1961, Mara appeared as a nurse with Cesar Romero on The Red Skelton Show in a sketch titled "Deadeye and The Alamo."

Death

Mara died of natural causes on May 7, 2010.

Personal

Mara was married to television writer/producer Roy Huggins and appeared as a dancer in three episodes of his 1957 television series Maverick.

References

  1. ^ Obituary Los Angeles Times, May 12, 2010; page AA6.[1]

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