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Barbara Pepper
Original name: Marion Enfield
Birth: May 31, 1915
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1969
Panorama City
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. She is probably best remembered for her role as "Doris Ziffel," the "mother" of "Arnold the Pig" on the television sitcom "Green Acres" from 1965 to 1968. Born Marion Pepper in New York City, New York, she began her show business career at the age of 16 as one of the Goldwyn Girls, where she met and became friends with acclaimed actress Lucille Ball. She made her first film appearance in "Roman Scandals" (1933). During her film career she played small parts in 22 motion pictures, including "The Rogue's Tavern" (1936), "Of Mice and Men" (1939), "Birth of the Blues" (1941), "The Eddie Cantor Story" (1952), "A Star is Born" (1954), "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963), "My Fair Lady" (1964), and "Hook, Line & Sinker" (1969). She also appeared in small televisions roles, including "I Love Lucy," "The Jack Benny Program," "Perry Mason," "Petticoat Junction" (as the first Doris Ziffel), and "Green Acres." In 1943 she married actor Craig Reynolds (Harold Hughes Enfield) who was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1949. She died in Panorama City, California from a coronary thrombosis at the age of 54. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Craig Reynolds (1907 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  John Hugh Enfield (1946 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Coronary thrombosis 
Inscription:

OUR MOM
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 12, Space 6
 
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Record added: May 21, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5499
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