Allene Roberts

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Allene Roberts
Born (1928-09-01) September 1, 1928 (age 88)
Fairfield, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1947-1957
Spouse(s) Ralph Cochran (1955-1989; his death) (4 children)

Allene Roberts (born September 1, 1928) is a retired American actress.

Born in Fairfield, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham, she starred in twelve movies between 1947 and 1954 and appeared on TV in Four Star Playhouse, The Adventures of Superman and Dragnet. Her first big picture was The Red House starring Rory Calhoun, Julie London and Edward G. Robinson. That movie was considered by the critics to be the "sleeper hit" of the year.

Roberts' other films included Knock on Any Door, starring John Derek and Humphrey Bogart, and Union Station with William Holden. She also appeared in the serial Bomba on Panther Island (Monogram Pictures, 1949).

Personal life[edit]

As of 2009, she resides in Huntsville, Alabama, the widow of Ralph Cochran; the couple had four children, John, Leslie, Julie and Laurie.[citation needed]


Year Title Role
1947 The Red House Meg
1948 The Sign of the Ram Jane St. Aubyn
Michael O'Halloran Lily Nelson
1949 Knock on Any Door Emma
Bomba on Panther Island Judy Maitland
1950 Union Station Lorna Murchison
1951 Santa Fe Ella Sue Canfield
The Hoodlum Rosa
1952 Kid Monk Baroni Emily Brooks
Thunderbirds Margie Hanford
The Blazing Forest Milly

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