May 23, 1921|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Died||August 8, 2003
North Bend, Oregon, U.S.
Edna Skinner (May 23, 1921 - August 8, 2003) was an American film and television actress notable for playing Kay Addison, neighbor of Wilbur Post, in the iconic TV series Mister Ed. Her character was replaced months after her onscreen husband (Larry Keating) died; according to Alan Young in his Archive of American Television interview, the writers tried to make her a widow on the show, but finally decided to bring in another married couple, Gordon and Winnie Kirkwood, played by Leon Ames and Florence MacMichael, and Edna Skinner had to leave the show.
|1948||The Kissing Bandit||Juanita|
|1953||Easy to Love||Nancy Parmel|
|The Long, Long Trailer||Maude Barrett||Uncredited|
|1955||The Second Greatest Sex||Cassie Slater|
|1956||Friendly Persuasion||Opal Hudspeth|
|1957||Footsteps in the Night||Saleslady||Uncredited|
|1955||Soldiers of Fortune||Wilma Joyce||1 episode|
|The Millionaire||Jane Palmer||1 episode|
|1956||Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre||Eva||1 episode|
|1961–1964||Mister Ed||Kay Addison||69 episodes|
|1964||The Beverly Hillbillies||Mrs. Wright||1 episode|
|Daniel Boone||Sadie Clayburn||1 episode|
- "Edna Skinner: Obituary". variety.com. 2003-08-19. Retrieved 2009-05-24.
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