Marie Windsor

Actor, Telephone operator
Though she spent much of her early career mired in low-budget and mediocre B-movies, Marie Windsor's memorable portrayal of a manipulative femme fatale in "Force of Evil" led to steady film and TV work. After appearing ... Read more »
Born: 12/11/1919 in Marysvale, Utah, USA

Filmography

Actor (41)

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1986 - 1987, 1990 - 1991 (Tv Show)

Actor

Commando Squad 1986 (Movie)

Casey (Actor)

J.O.E. and the Colonel 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Lovely But Deadly 1982 (Movie)

(Actor)

Freaky Friday 1976 (Movie)

Mrs Murphy (Actor)

Stranded 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Hearts of the West 1975 (Movie)

Woman at Nevada Hotel (Actor)

Manhunter 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Outfit 1973 (Movie)

Madge Coyle (Actor)

Cahill, United States Marshal 1972 (Movie)

Mrs Green (Actor)

Bracken's World 1969 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Support Your Local Gunfighter 1971 (Movie)

Goldie (Actor)

One More Train to Rob 1970 (Movie)

Louella (Actor)

The Good Guys and the Bad Guys 1969 (Movie)

Polly (Actor)

Bedtime Story 1964 (Movie)

Mrs Sutton (Actor)

Mail Order Bride 1963 (Movie)

Hanna (Actor)

The Lloyd Bridges Show 1962 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Critic's Choice 1962 (Movie)

Sally Orr (Actor)

Maverick 1957 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The Day Mars Invaded Earth 1962 (Movie)

(Actor)

Day of the Badman 1958 (Movie)

Cora Johnson (Actor)

The Girl in Black Stockings 1957 (Movie)

Julia Parry (Actor)

The Parson and the Outlaw 1957 (Movie)

Tonya (Actor)

The Story of Mankind 1957 (Movie)

Josephine (Actor)

The Unholy Wife 1957 (Movie)

Gwen (Actor)

The Killing 1956 (Movie)

Sherry Peatty (Actor)

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy 1955 (Movie)

Madame Rontru (Actor)

The Bounty Hunter 1954 (Movie)

Alice (Actor)

Cat Women of the Moon 1953 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

City That Never Sleeps 1953 (Movie)

Lydia Biddel (Actor)

Trouble Along the Way 1953 (Movie)

Anne McCormick (Actor)

The Narrow Margin 1952 (Movie)

Mrs Neil (Actor)

Hurricane Island 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend 1949 (Movie)

LaBelle Bergere (Actor)

The Fighting Kentuckian 1949 (Movie)

Ann Logan (Actor)

Force of Evil 1948 (Movie)

Enda Tucker (Actor)

Salem's Lot (TV Show)

Actor

Supercarrier (TV Show)

Actor

Wild Women (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Though she spent much of her early career mired in low-budget and mediocre B-movies, Marie Windsor's memorable portrayal of a manipulative femme fatale in "Force of Evil" led to steady film and TV work. After appearing in the classic noir film, which was praised for its extensive use of on-location photography and a well-written script, Windsor, a former beauty pageant queen and telephone operator, traded campy roles in films like the science-fiction fantasy "Cat-Women of the Moon" for more serious fare. She landed a major role as a scheming racetrack window teller in the Stanley Kubrick heist film "The Killing", about a veteran criminal's attempt to pull off one last score, and also appeared in such melodramas as the Chicago-set "City that Never Sleeps" and the Oscar-nominated "The Narrow Margin". By the early '60s, Windsor had transitioned from film to television, landing recurring roles on the sketch comedy series "The Red Skelton Hour" and the long-running western "Rawhide". Windsor, who married former Olympic basketball player Jack Hupp in 1954, kept a steady TV presence through the '70s and '80s on popular series like "Charlie's Angels", about three beautiful, intelligentl private investigators, and "Lou Grant", a "Mary Tyler Moore Show" spin-off centered on Ed Asner's gruff but sympathetic newspaper editor. After health problems slowed down her acting career in the '90s, Windsor took up painting and sculpting.

Relationships

Lane Bertelsen

Father

Etta Bertelsen

Mother

Chris Hupp

Step-Son

Jerry Bertelsen

Brother
born c. 1933

Lousie Bertelsen

Sister
born c. 1939

Jack Hupp

Husband
Married on November 30, 1954 until her death 2000

Richard Hupp

Son
born on January 11, 1963

Ted Steele

Husband
Marriage annulled 1947

EDUCATION

Brigham Young University

Provo , Utah
attended for two years

Milestones

1947

Feature film acting debut

1939

"Unofficially" named Miss Utah by Chamber of Commerce

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