February 17, 1920
Springfield, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||March 23, 2012 (aged 92)|
(m. 1952; div. 1954)
Virginia Hunter (née Reed; February 17, 1920 – March 23, 2012) was an American model and actress. She appeared in over 20 films during the 1940s.
Hunter secured a contract with MGM, but let her contract expire in 1945 to sign with Columbia Pictures. At Columbia, she performed in the Jack Cole Dance group before acting in films. She quickly became known to matinee audiences at the time for co-starring in four of the Durango Kid films. She also has a supporting role in The Mating of Millie, starring Glenn Ford and Evelyn Keyes.
To modern viewers, Hunter is known for her roles in several Three Stooges films from the Shemp Howard era, specifically Sing a Song of Six Pants, I'm a Monkey's Uncle (and its remake Stone Age Romeos) and Fiddlers Three (and its remake Musty Musketeers).
Personal life and death
- "Virginia Anne Hunter, "United States Social Security Death Index"". FamilySearch. Retrieved November 24, 2013.
- "Virginia Hunter, TV Actress, Gets Divorce". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. February 9, 1954. p. 2. Retrieved February 18, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- Lowman, Josephine (June 7, 1947). "Dancer Recommends Exercises". The Pittsburgh Press. Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh. p. 8. Retrieved February 18, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.