Virginia Hunter

Virginia Hunter (February 17, 1920 – March 23, 2012)[1] was an American model and actress of film and television. She appeared in over 20 films during the 1940s.

Virginia Hunter
Born(1920-02-17)February 17, 1920
DiedMarch 23, 2012(2012-03-23) (aged 92)
U.S.
Years active1942–1955

Career

Hunter grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, before her family moved to Los Angeles in 1940. She immediately secured a contract with MGM, but let her contract expire in 1945 to sign with Columbia Pictures. She quickly became known to matinee audiences at the time for co-starring in four of the Durango Kid films. She also has a supporting role in The Mating of Millie, starring Glenn Ford and Evelyn Keyes.

To modern viewers, Hunter is known for her roles in several Three Stooges films from the Shemp Howard era, specifically Sing a Song of Six Pants, I'm a Monkey's Uncle (and its remake Stone Age Romeos) and Fiddlers Three (and its remake Musty Musketeers).

Later years

After her time with Columbia, Hunter worked as a model and a store manager. After retirement, she lived with her older brother in Las Vegas. She died on March 23, 2012, at the age of 92.

References

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