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Parker in 1948

Source: Wikipedia

Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series. An actress of notable versatility, she was called Woman of a Thousand Faces by Doug McClelland, author of a biography of Parker by the same title.

Fact file

  • Born: Eleanor Jean Parker June 26, 1922 Cedarville, Ohio, U.S.
  • Died: December 9, 2013 (aged 91) Palm Springs, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Pneumonia
  • Resting place: Cremated
  • Occupation: Actress, Singer
  • Years active: 1941–1991
  • Spouse(s): Fred Losee (1943–1944; divorced) Bert E. Friedlob (1946–1953; divorced; 3 children) Paul Clemens (1954–1965; divorced; 1 child) Raymond N. Hirsch (1966–2001; his death)
  • Children: Susan Eleanor Friedlob Sharon Anne Friedlob Richard Parker Friedlob Paul Day Clemens

Read more about Eleanor Parker at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Eleanor Parker, Versatile "Sound of Music" Film Actress, Dies at 91
Playbill Combined , 2013-12-10 15:34:00
Eleanor Parker, a film actress known for her versatility and wide variety of portrayals, died Dec. 9 at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs. She was 91.

Eleanor Parker, Versatile Film Actress, Dies at 91
Playbill Combined , 2013-12-10 15:30:00
Eleanor Parker, a film actress known for her versatility and wide variety of portrayals, died Dec. 9 at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs. She was 91.

'Sound of Music' Baroness, Eleanor Parker, dies at 91
MSNBC Entertainment, 2013-12-10 13:44:54
Eleanor Parker, who received three best actress Academy Award nominations during her career and is perhaps best remembered for her role as the Baroness in 1965's "The Sound of Music," died on Monday at 91 in Palm Springs, Calif.

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