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Gail Davis
Birth: Oct. 5, 1925
Death: Mar. 15, 1997

Actress. Born Betty Jeanne Grayson in Little Rock, Arkansas, she studied drama and dance at the University of Texas. While there she met fellow student Bob Davis and they married. They divorced in 1952 after the birth of their daughter. She was discovered by Gene Autry who gave her the name Gail Davis. He featured her in many of his own movies and 30 episodes of the “Gene Autry Show.” An accomplished rider and trick shot, she also performed in Autry’s traveling rodeo. Audiences responded so well to the 5' 2" 95 lb. Davis that Autry gave her a series of her own, “Annie Oakley,” produced by his company. The show originally aired on ABC from 1955 to 1958, and in re-runs to 1965. After the series ended she continued to make personal appearances with Autry and made several appearances on television specials. In later years she worked as a celebrity agent. (bio by: O'side Native) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Carl Edward Guerriero Carlucci (1918 - 1982)*
  Robert M Davis (1921 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: cancer
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Abiding Love, lot 4632, space 1B
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 14, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6321
Gail Davis
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They're finally releasing Annie Oakley on DVD. I sure wish Andy had married you on the Mayberry show...you did outshoot him. Thanks for the great memories. You were a class act.
- Mike Lentz
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014

- Barbara
 Added: Jul. 27, 2014
You are a real TV icon.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 13, 2014
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