Barbara Pepper


Barbara Pepper

Original Name Marion Enfield
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 18 Jul 1969 (aged 54)
Panorama City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 12, Space 6
Memorial ID 5499 View Source
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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.

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