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December 18, 2022

35 Gorgeous Photos of Anne Jeffreys in the 1940s and ’50s

Born 1923 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, American actress and singer Anne Jeffreys had her her first movie role in I Married an Angel (1942), then in the horror comedy Zombies on Broadway in 1945 and starred in Riffraff with Pat O’Brien two years later. She also appeared in a number of western films and as bank robber John Dillinger’s moll in 1945’s Dillinger.

Jeffreys was noted as the female lead in the 1950s TV series Topper. After a semi-retirement in the 1960s, she appeared on television, appearing in episodes of such series as Love, American Style, L.A. Law and Murder, She Wrote. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her work in The Delphi Bureau (1972). From 1984 to 1985, she starred in the short-lived Aaron Spelling series Finder of Lost Loves.

Jeffreys’ star in the Television category on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is at 1501 Vine Street. It was dedicated February 8, 1960. In 1997, she was a recipient of a Golden Boot Award as one who “furthered the tradition of the western on film and in television.” In 1998, she received the Living Legacy Award from the Women’s International Center.

Jeffreys died in 2017, at her home in Los Angeles at the age of 94. Take a look at these gorgeous photos to see the beauty of young Anne Jeffreys in the 1940s and 1950s.


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