Lola Albright, Sultry Actress in 'Peter Gunn' and Kirk Douglas' 'Champion,' Dies at 92
Married to actor Jack Carson and then pianist Bill Chadney, she also starred as a temptress in 'A Cold Wind in August.' Lola Albright, the charming actress with the smoky voice who sang and starred on TV's Peter Gunn and was spurned by the back
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Married to actor Jack Carson and then pianist Bill Chadney, she also starred as a temptress in 'A Cold Wind in August. ' Lola Albright, the charming actress with the smoky voice who sang and starred on TV's Peter Gunn and was spurned by the back-stabbing Kirk Douglas in the classic 1949 boxing drama Champion , has died. She was 92. Albright died Thursday in a home in the Toluca Lake enclave of Los Angeles, her friend, Eric Anderson, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. News of her death was first reported by the Akron Beacon Journal. Albright was perhaps best known for playing the sultry singer Edie Hart, the girlfriend of private eye Craig Stevens, on all three seasons of the Blake Edwards NBC-ABC series Peter Gunn. She received an Emmy Award nomination in 1959 for her work. While the series was on the air, Albright released the album Dreamsville , backed by Henry Mancini’s orchestra (he, of course, composed the theme song for Peter Gunn ), in 1959. She had done an album two years earlier, Lola Wants You. On the big screen, the blue-eyed blonde was memorable in a leading role as an aging burlesque stripper who seduces a teenager (Scott Marlowe) in A Cold Wind in August (1961), and she received the best actress award at the Berlin Film Festival for... The manager offers Kelly a bigger percentage of the gate to leave his wife alone, which the boxer agrees to, leaving Palmer devastated. Albright also appeared on the big screen in Tulsa (1949), The Good Humor Man (1950) — opposite her future husband, Jack Carson — The Killer That Stalked New York (1950), Frank Sinatra's The Tender Trap (1955), The Impossible Years (1968), Elvis... She stepped in for Dorothy Malone, who had suffered a pulmonary embolism, to play Constance for several episodes of ABC's Peyton Place in 1965-66. Albright was born on July 20, 1924, in Akron. She graduated from West High School in 1942, worked as a receptionist at radio stations and was discovered by a talent scout while she was modeling in Chicago. Albright made her big-screen debut in The Unfinished Dance (1947), starring the youngster Margaret O'Brien, and appeared in two Judy Garland movies, The Pirate and Easter Parade , the following year. Albright played Bob Cummings' love interest on his 1955-57 NBC-CBS comedy and guest-starred on such shows as Lux Video Theatre , Panic. Albright was married to Carson from 1952-58 and then to Bill Chadney, who played her pianist at the bar called Mother's on Peter Gunn , from 1961-71. (Chadney also owned L. A. restaurant-clubs that bore his name). Survivors include her step-daughter, Susan Chadney.
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Lola Albright - IMDb
Lola Albright, Actress: Champion. Lola Jean Albright was born on July 20, 1924 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of John Paul Albright and Marion Harvey, both of whom were ...
Lola Albright - NNDB
Lola Albright. AKA Lola Jean Albright. Born: 20-Jul-1925 Birthplace: Akron, OH Died: 23-Mar-2017 Location of death: Los Angeles, CA Cause of death: Natural Causes ...
Lola Albright - How High the Moon - YouTube
Lola Albright performs "How High the Moon." From the television series Peter Gunn (Season 1, Episode 5, entitled "The Frog") Featuring Shorty Rogers on the ...