Virginia Leith

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Virginia Leith
Virginia Leith in The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Born (1932-10-15) October 15, 1932 (age 82)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1953–1983
Spouse(s) Donald Harron (1960–1968, divorced)

Virginia Leith (born October 15, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio)[citation needed] is an American film and television actress.

Leith starred in a few films, with her most productive period coming in the 1950s. She signed a contract with 20th Century-Fox in 1954. She left show business following her 1960 marriage to actor Donald Harron. After her divorce from Herron, in the 1970s Leith renewed her career and appeared in a few films and on television shows, including Starsky and Hutch, Barnaby Jones, and Baretta. She left the screen again in the early 1980s.[1] Her most recognizable role may have been that of a decapitated woman whose head is kept alive in The Brain that Wouldn't Die.

Personal life[edit]

She was involved with actor Jeffrey Hunter during his divorce in 1955. She dated actor Marlon Brando in 1956.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Virginia Leith at Brian's Drive-In Theater.
  2. ^ Virginia Leith profile,; accessed March 13, 2014.

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