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March 27, 2024

Beautiful Photos of Jennifer Holt in the 1940s

Born 1920 as Elizabeth Marshall Holt in Hollywood, California, American actress Jennifer Holt had her film singing debut in Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground in 1943. She sang Cielito Lindo while portraying an entertainer.

Holt went on to make 47 films during the 1940s. All but eight of her roles were in western films in which she appeared opposite cowboy stars such as Lash LaRue, Tex Ritter and Johnny Mack Brown.

After making her final film in 1949, Holt co-hosted a television show called Panhandle Pete and Jennifer which ran for one season in 1950. During the remainder of the 1950s she made occasional guest appearances on television western series such as The Gabby Hayes Show and Tales of Wells Fargo starring Dale Robertson.

In 1984, Holt received the Golden Boot Award for her contributions to western cinema. She died in 1997 from cancer at age 76. Take a look at these vintage photos to see the beauty of young Jennifer Holt in the 1940s.


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