COLEEN GRAY 1922 – 2015

Coleen Gray

Coleen Gray

 

The death  of COLEEN GRAY has been announced (August 3rd,2015).

A fine actress known for many dramatic and western roles.

Born Doris Jensen, Coleen was under contract to Fox in 1944, Coleen’s career started off very promisingly – RED RIVER (1948, but shot in 1946), KISS OF DEATH (1947) and NIGHTMARE ALLEY (1947).

 

John Wayne, Coleen Gray.RED RIVER

John Wayne, Coleen Gray.RED RIVER

 

KISS OF DEATH

KISS OF DEATH

 

NIGHTMARE ALLEY

NIGHTMARE ALLEY (The Alley  of Lost Souls)

 

 

Coleen appeared in several Noirs – THE SLEEPING CITY(1950), KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL (1952) and THE KILLING (1956).

Her westerns included FRONTIER GAMBLER (1956) which had a plot similar to LAURA,  THE VANQUISHED (1953), ARROW IN THE DUST (1954).

 

SLEEPING CITY

THE SLEEPING CITY

 

 

KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL

KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL

 

 

THE VANQUISHED

THE VANQUISHED

 

 

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KISS OF DEATH

 

 

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