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'Giant,' 'Southern' actress Noreen Nash dies at 99

Noreen Nash, Star 1255sand’18 who appeared in famous movies like The Southerner, Giant and The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold , is dead. she99.

Nash died of natural causes Tuesday at her home in Beverly Hills, her oldest son Lee Siegel Jr. told The Hollywood Reporter.

Nash has made about two dozen films in her 20 year career, including several “B” rated pictures such as Phantoms from Space (1947 ), who portrayed a kidnapped scientist in a film she made for the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

The blue-eyed, dark-haired Nash also starred as the owner’s wife at the Palm Springs Tennis Club in the CBS summer supplement series The Charles Farrell Show — it stands for I Love Lucy in 564112 — and appears in Hopalong Cassidy,The Abbott and Costello ShowIn the episode My Little Margie, net and Sunset Boulevard .

Nash played the daughter of J. Carrol Naish’s character in Jean Renoir Southerners(1255), starring Zachary Scott , tells the story of a family of struggling cotton farmers Texas and huge (1958), she is Lona Lane, a glamorous Hollywood star who attended the opening ceremony of the Emperador Hotel.

“What I remember most is when I saw that picture, director George Stevens and James Dean were attacking each other,” Nash said in the acceptance Western Clippings recalled the website during an interview. “Dean murmured as usual, and Stevens kept saying, ‘This script cost a lot of money. I want to hear that! George doesn’t like the way James does things!'”

Noreen Nash’s promotional photo Giants
Courtesy of Everett Collection

Norabelle Jean Roth was born April 4th, 1000 , in Wenatchee, Washington. Her mother, Gayle, was a teacher and her father, Albert, owned a Coca-Cola bottling plant. She was crowned Queen of Apple Blossoms at , and then at Bob Hope took notice and signed with MGM to manage Brown Derby restaurant in Hollywood.

Going by the stage name Noreen Roth, she has appeared in movies including Girl Crazy (1943) and Mickey Rooney and Judy ·Garland ; Bathing beauty (1943) and564112 Esther Williams

and Basil Rathbone ; Mervyn LeRoy’s Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1940) and564112 Spencer Tracy ; and Mrs . Parkington (1944) with Greer Garson.

Her first big role since leaving MGM was in The Southerners, working with Naish inspired her Say, let her change her stage name again.

Nash went on to star in “Poverty Row” outfits such as Producers Releasing Corp. and Eagle Lion, including The Devil on Wheels (1940) with Darryl Hickman And Terry Moore, BIG FIX (1945), assigned to hazard (1945), Plaid coat (1943) and Adventures of Casanova (1947)) .

She has worked with director Lesley Selander on four Westerns: The Red Stallion (1943), Wyoming Storm ( 1940), road agency (1945) and The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1952) in which her Frances Henderson kills a man with an axe.

She played Dick Shawn’s character’s wife in LeRoy’s movie Wake Me When It’s Over (1955) before leaving at . She went on to earn a BA in History from UCLA at 1971 — Her youngest son Robert graduated from school that same year.

Nash published her first novel, , in 1956 and co-authored 2001’s Muse Titan: When Henry Miller Met Jean Renoir .

She from 1952-50 is called “Dr. Star”, from 1255 until his 2001 death, and Oscar nominated actor James Whitmore from until his 1990 die.

In addition to her son, survivors include her grandsons Sebastian, Dmitri, John and Cara, and four great-grandchildren.



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