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Cathy Downs (March 3, 1924 – December 8, 1976) was an American film actress.

Born in Port Jefferson, New York, Downs began her film career with a small role in The Dolly Sisters (1945) and the following year played the title role in My Darling Clementine. Following the success of the latter, Downs was cast in a prison drama For You I Die (1947), an Abbott & Costello comedy The Noose Hangs High, and several western films.

By the beginning of the 1950s she was appearing in lower budget films, including some science fiction films, with one of these films Missile to the Moon marking her last screen appearance, in 1958.

She worked sporadically in television during the 1960s but was unemployed for several years before her death in Los Angeles, California.

Downs has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Television, at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Cathy Downs, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cathy Downs (March 3, 1924 – December 8, 1976) was an American film actress.

Born in Port Jefferson, New York, Downs began her film career with a small role in The Dolly Sisters (1945) and the following year played the title role in My Darling Clementine. Following the success of the latter, Downs was cast in a prison drama For You I Die (1947), an Abbott & Costello comedy The Noose Hangs High, and several western films.

By the beginning of the 1950s she was appearing in lower budget films, including some science fiction films, with one of these films Missile to the Moon marking her last screen appearance, in 1958.

She worked sporadically in television during the 1960s but was unemployed for several years before her death in Los Angeles, California.

Downs has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Television, at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Cathy Downs, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1926-03-03

Day of Death 1976-12-08

Place of Birth Port Jefferson, Long Island, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1958 Missile to the Moon as June Saxton
1958 Bat Masterson (2 episodes)
1958 War of the Colossal Beast as Carol Forrest (flashback)
1957 The Amazing Colossal Man as Carol Forrest
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode)
1957 Curfew Breakers as Mrs. Bowman
1956 The She-Creature as Dorothy Chappel
1956 Kentucky Rifle as Amy Connors
1956 The Oklahoma Woman as Susan Grant
1955 The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues as Lois King
1955 Matinee Theater (3 episodes)
1955 The Big Tip Off as Sister Mary Joan of Arc
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 The Whistler (1 episode)
1954 The Joe Palooka Story (25 episodes) as Ann Howe
1953 The Flaming Urge
1953 Bandits of the West as Joanne Collier
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1952 Gobs and Gals as Betty Lou Prentice
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Joe Palooka in Triple Cross as Anne Howe
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1950 Short Grass as Sharon Lynch
1950 The Sundowners as Kathleen Boyce
1949 Massacre River as Kitty Reid
1948 The Noose Hangs High as Carol Blair
1948 Panhandle as Jean 'Dusty' Stewart
1947 For You I Die as Hope Novak
1946 My Darling Clementine as Clementine Carter
1946 The Dark Corner as Mari Cathcart

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