April 28, 1923
Highland Park, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||May 7, 2010
Pacific Palisades, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Roy Huggins (1952–2002) (his death) 3 children|
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. During the 1940s, the blond actress was also a popular pinup girl.
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 CBS's The Red Skelton Show in a sketch titled "Deadeye and The Alamo." About this time she guest starred on the NBC western series, The Tall Man.
Mara died of natural causes on May 7, 2010.
Mara was married to television writer/producer Roy Huggins and appeared as the leading lady in three episodes of his 1957 television series Maverick, including "Seed of Deception" in the first season (available on DVD), "The Spanish Dancer" in the second season, and "The Marquessa" in the third season.
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- Thursby, Keith (2010-05-10). "Actress Adele Mara dies at 87". Los Angeles Times.
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