Willia Dean “Deannie Best” <I>Doughty</I> Hunt

Willia Dean “Deannie Best” Doughty Hunt

Birth
Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 May 2000 (aged 73)
Costa Mesa, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Costa Mesa, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Court of Devotion - 6F
Memorial ID 192402115 View Source
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Deannie Best was an actress who appeared in films Wonder Man, The Big Sleep, and Shanghai Chest.

She was born Willia Dean Doughty in Oklahoma in 1926. Deanie was married to Albert Pearlson and Willis Hunt. In December of 1969 she stabbed Willis Hunt to death during a violent argument. At her trial she plead self-defense and was found innocent on all charges. She died in 2000 at the age of 73.

Married:
George Fred Balzer - 12 Apr 1944 - Los Angeles, Ca.

Albert Pearlson - 07 Mar 1949 - Los Angeles, Ca.

James Neil Kennedy - 24 Feb 1953 - Los Angeles, Ca.

Willis Eskridge Hunt - 11 Sep 1965 - Imperial, Ca.

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She became a Goldwin Girl in 1944

Also appeared in Three Little Girls in Blue


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