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FILM, TV, STAGE ACTRESS MARIE WINDSOR, 80.



Byline: Holly Andres Staff Writer

Veteran actress Marie Windsor Marie Windsor (December 11, 1919--December 10, 2000). Sometimes called "Queen of the Bs" because she appeared in so many noirs and b-movies like Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), Marie Windsor was born Emily Bertelson  died on Sunday in Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, city (1990 pop. 31,971), Los Angeles co., S Calif., completely surrounded by the city of Los Angeles; inc. 1914. The largely residential city is home to many motion-picture and television personalities. . She was 80.

Windsor was best known for her film portrayals of strong, independent women. Among her 76 feature films are ``Hellfire hell¬∑fire ¬†
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,'' ``Force of Evil,'' ``Outpost in Morocco,'' ``The Fighting Kentuckian,'' ``Tall Texan,'' ``Silver Star,'' ``Abbot and Costello Meet the Mummy,'' ``Unholy Wife,'' ``The Narrow Margin,'' ``The Girl in Black Stockings,'' ``Bedtime Story'' and ``Salem's Lot.''

She also created 130 roles on television shows and appeared in dozens of stage plays. She was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a pavement along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of not only human celebrities but fictional characters honored by  in 1983.

She was born Emily Marie Bertelson on Dec. 11, 1919, in Marysvale, Utah. She studied drama at Brigham Young University Brigham Young University, at Provo, Utah; Latter-Day Saints; coeducational; opened as an academy in 1875 and became a university in 1903. It is noted for its law and business schools.  and won two beauty contests in Utah before moving to California.

Upon her arrival in Los Angeles, Windsor lived at the Hollywood Studio Club. Her first break came with the Paramount film ``All-American Coed.'' She earned her Screen Actors Guild card in 1941.

Windsor's early film career included bit parts before she was cast in a road show that ended in New York New York, state, United States
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. She stayed on in New York and performed in more than 300 radio dramas. She appeared on Broadway in ``Follow the Girls.''

She was presented with the Screen Actors Guild Ralph Morgan Award in 1990, recognizing her 25 years on the guild's board of directors. Windsor served on the Motion Picture & Television Fund's board of directors since 1985.

Windsor is survived by her husband of 46 years, Jack Hupp; son, Richard Hupp; a brother, Jerry Bertelson, and a sister, Louise Atherley.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 6 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's Louis B. Mayer Noun 1. Louis B. Mayer - United States filmmaker (born in Russia) who founded his own film company and later merged with Samuel Goldwyn (1885-1957)
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 Theater, 23388 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, 22212 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300, Woodland Hills, 91364.

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