Friday, November 11, 2011

Actress Margaret Field R.I.P.

Actress Margaret Field passed on 6 November 2011 at the age of 89. The cause was cancer. She was the mother of actress Sally Field.

Margaret Field was born on Houston on 10 May 1922. During World War Ii she moved to Pasadena, California. There she was discovered by talent scout Milton Lewis, and she was signed to a contract with Paramount  Pictures. Margaret Field made her screen debut in 1945 in a bit part in The Little Witch. Over the next several years she appeared in such films as Double Rhythm (1946), The Perils of Pauline (1947), The Paleface (1948), My Friend Irma (1949), and  Samson and Delilah (1949). In 1949 she made her debut on television in a guest appearance on The Lone Ranger.

In the Fifties Miss Field appeared in such films as The Man From Planet X (1951) and Captive Women (1952). Her career largely shifted to television, and she guest starred ons such shows as Racket Squad, Fireside Theatre, The Range Rider, Death Valley Days, The Lone Wolf, Climax, King's Row, Make Room for Daddy, The Loretta Young Show, Wagon Train, M Squad, Westinghouse Desliu Playhouse, The Rebel, The Westerner, The Untouchables, and Perry Mason.

In the Sixties she appeared on such shows as Lawman, The Dick Powell Theatre, The Twilight Zone, Bonanza, Adam-12, and My Three Sons. In the early Seventies she retied from acting to concentrate on raising her family.

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