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Priscilla Allen is a legend in the San Diego theater world, having been active on the stage there for decades. People outside of San Diego will probably best know her from a couple of films she was in. If you ask me how long I've been thinking of writing this post, my answer would be, about two weeks.
This is an arcane piece of trivia - I'm pretty sure this was essentially unknown, but I spent about twenty minutes researching it. Arlene Martel was a fairly prolific TV actress in the 60s and 70s, and best known for being Spock's would-be wife, T'Pring, in the original Star Trek episode, "Amok Time." She was also one of the singers in the Mean Joe Greene Coca-Cola ad, "Hey Kid, Catch!" 😯
Vera Miles is perhaps most noted for working with Alfred Hitchcock; with me, it's her role in "The Man who Shot Liberty Valance." Vera Miles on donrockwell.com
This week, I've seen Tippie Hedren in two Alfred Hitchcock films: "The Birds" (1963) and "Marnie" (1964). Hedren has very much of a "style," in that she plays a matronly young woman in these movies, seeming older than her youth and beauty would imply. There's something about her very un-Audrey Hepburn-like in that she doesn't radiate vigor, or steal scenes by her mere presence. Honestly, I don't love her acting, either, although she got through both of these roles without any catastrophic flaws. Is anyone else here a Hedren fan? And if so, what did you like that you saw her in