Connie Cezon

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Connie Cezon
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Cezon in the late 1940s
Born
Consuelo Cezon

(1925-03-28)March 28, 1925
DiedFebruary 26, 2004(2004-02-26) (aged 78)
Cause of deathBreast cancer
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Years active19511966

Connie Cezon (born Consuelo Cezon, March 28, 1925 – February 26, 2004) was an American film actress. She made over 30 film and television appearances between 1951 and 1964.

Early years[edit]

Born in Oakland, California,[citation needed] Cezon attended the Hollywood Community School of the Theater as a child.[1]

Movies and television[edit]

Cezon appeared in Ken Murray's Blackouts.[2] She played a blonde "gold digger" in several Three Stooges films. Her flair for physical comedy helped, and made memorable appearances in Corny Casanovas, Up in Daisy's Penthouse, and Tricky Dicks.[citation needed] After leaving the Columbia shorts department, Cezon had a recurring role as receptionist Gertie on Perry Mason between 1957 and 1964.[3] She also worked as Bette Davis' stand in/double, most notably in the 1964 thriller Dead Ringer.[citation needed]

After retiring from the screen in 1966, Cezon operated and ran a cat-boarding service in Los Angeles called Connie's Kitty Castle.[4]

Though her surname was spelled 'Cezan' in the Stooge films, it appears as 'Cezon' in all her other appearances. Cezon confirmed that the correct spelling is the latter.[4]

Death[edit]

Cezon died of complications from breast cancer surgery on February 26, 2004.

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juveniles in Dance Recital". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. June 7, 1931. p. 40. Retrieved August 20, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Consuelo Cezon". The Boston Globe. Massachusetts, Boston. November 2, 1949. p. 25. Retrieved August 20, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 825. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
  4. ^ a b Capello, Bill. The Three Stooges Journal #117 (2006) p. 18

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