June Carlson

June Carlson (April 16, 1924 – December 9, 1996) was an American film actress.

June Carlson
BornApril 16, 1924
DiedDecember 9, 1996 (aged 72)
Years active1936–1948 (film)

Early years

A native of Los Angeles,[1] Carlson was the daughter of Hjalmas Carlson and Carrie Rogers Carlson.[2]


Carlson began her career as a child actress, appearing in the role of Lucy Jones in Twentieth Century Fox's Jones Family series of films.[3] Once she was older, she appeared in two exploitation films Delinquent Daughters and Mom and Dad. Her final film was the 1948 western The Hawk of Powder River. She then married and retired from acting.

Personal life

On June 2, 1945, Carlson married Donald C. McKean, a movie producer.[4] She "left Hollywood ... to raise her three children and later worked in a department store cosmetics section."[1]


Carlson died of an aneurysm in San Clemente, California, December 9, 1996.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. "June Carlson; Played in Film Series 'The Jones Family'". Los Angeles Times. February 13, 1997. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  2. "Young Actress In Huntsville". The Wilkes-Barre Record. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. July 8, 1939. p. 4. Retrieved November 2, 2015 via Newspapers.com.
  3. Drew p.180
  4. "June Carlson Will Wed Producer In June". Tucson Daily Citizen. Arizona, Tucson. April 20, 1945. p. 4. Retrieved November 2, 2015 via Newspapers.com.

Further reading

  • Dye, David. Child and Youth Actors: Filmography of Their Entire Careers, 1914-1985. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1988, p. 31.
  • Bernard A. Drew. Motion Picture Series and Sequels: A Reference Guide. Routledge, 2013.

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