Darleen Carr

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Darleen Carr
BornDarlene Farnon
(1950-12-12) December 12, 1950 (age 63)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupationactress
Years active1963–2001
 
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Darleen Carr
BornDarlene Farnon
(1950-12-12) December 12, 1950 (age 63)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupationactress
Years active1963–2001

Darleen Carr (born December 12, 1950) is an American actress, singer, and frequent voice over artist.[1] She has also been credited as Darlene Carr or Darleen Drake. She has two sisters, both actresses (Shannon Farnon and Charmian Carr).

Life and career[edit]

Carr remains best known for a recurring role as the editor, reporter and photographer of the town newspaper in the 1981–1982 television series Bret Maverick opposite James Garner, a sequel to Garner's 1957 series Maverick. According to the IMDb, she appeared in eighty-eight television series and films in a career spanning from 1963 to 2001, occasionally doing animation voice-overs.

Carr made guest appearances on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Waltons, and The Paper Chase; played Henry Fonda's character's daughter for thirty-nine episodes of The Smith Family; and portrayed Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, John F. Kennedy's favorite sister, in a television movie, Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy. She had a recurring role as Margaret Devlin in western series The Oregon Trail (1977). In the 1965-1966 television season, Carr played Kathy, a student a private girls' academy in California on The John Forsythe Show. She portrayed Karl Malden's character's daughter on The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977), as well as in the 1992 TV movie sequel, Back to the Streets of San Francisco.

She is also a singer and sang in The Sound of Music and in Walt Disney's The Jungle Book. She released an album, "The Carr-DeBelles Band", in 1988.

Award nominations[edit]

In 1977, she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe for her performance in the miniseries Once an Eagle.

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