Claudia Barrett

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Claudia Barrett
Claudia Barrett Picture.jpg
Born Imagene Williams
(1929-11-03) November 3, 1929 (age 84)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Television and Film Actress
Years active 1949-1964
Spouse(s) Alan Wells (1953-1956) Divorced

Claudia Barrett (born November 3, 1929), is an American former television and film actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California as Imagene Williams.[1]

Though mainly involved in television series, she began her career by appearing in films during the late 1940s and the early 1950s. Her first movie was in the 1949 film noir White Heat, starring James Cagney and Virginia Mayo. Other early screen credits included The Story of Seabiscuit and Chain Lightning.

In 1953, she played one of the lead roles in the science fiction film Robot Monster, generally regarded as one of the worst films of all time.[2]

She appeared in numerous television shows including The Abbott and Costello Show, General Electric Theater, Cavalcade of America, The Lone Ranger, The Roy Rogers Show, Tales of Wells Fargo, 77 Sunset Strip and The Jack Benny Program.

Claudia Barrett retired from acting in 1964 but stayed in showbusiness, working for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Claudia Barrett". NY Times. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Elmer Bernstein and Robot Monster

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