Mary Ann Mobley

Mary Ann Mobley

Birth
Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi, USA
Death 9 Dec 2014 (aged 77)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Garden of Memories, Lot 140 Space 8
Memorial ID 139791613 · View Source
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Actress. She was crowned Miss America 1959, the first Mississippian to achieve this honor. After fulfilling her duties as Miss America 1959, she embarked on a career in both film and television. In 1963, she made her first television appearance on 'Burke's Law'. In a career spanning four decades, among TV shows she appeared in were 'The Virginian', 'Perry Mason', 'Mission: Impossible', 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.', 'General Hospital', 'Designing Women', 'Ironside', 'Falcon Crest' and 'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'. On film, she had roles in 'Get Yourself a College Girl' (1964), 'Girl Happy' (1965), 'Harum Scarum' (1965), 'Young Dillinger' (1965), 'Three on a Couch' (1966) and 'For Singles Only' (1968). In 1965, she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress. Mobley, who ended her acting career in 1994, was married to actor Gary Collins from 1967 until his death in 2012, died after a second battle with breast cancer.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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MISSISSIPPI'S DAUGHTER

To Laugh Often And Much, To Win The Respect of Intelligent People And Affection Of Children; To Earn The Appreciation Of Honest Critics And Endure The Betrayal Of False Friends; To Appreciate Beauty, To Find The Best In Others; To Leave The World A Bit Better, Whether By A Healthy Child, A Garden Patch Or A Redeemed Social Condition, To Know Even One Life Has Breathed Easier Because You Have Lived. This Is To Have Succeeded.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 9 Dec 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 139791613
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Mobley (17 Feb 1937–9 Dec 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 139791613, citing Parkway Memorial Cemetery, Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .