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Abby Dalton


Born - 15 August 1932, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Died - 23 November 2020

Blonde, high-cheekboned, wide-smiling American actress. Born Gladys Wasden, she was busy in her first film years, but soon segued into TV, where she became a prolific series performer, as well as frequent game show panellist and celebrity contestant. After stage experience, she began taking leading roles in youth-oriented indie movies: Teenage Doll (1956), Rock All Night (1957), The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1957), Carnival Rock (1957), Girls on the Loose (1958), Cole Younger, Gunfighter (1958) and Stakeout on Dope Street (1958), before making the move to TV. She was a spirited Calamity Jane in The Plainsman (1966) before moving into character roles: A Whale of a Tale (1976), Roller Blade Warriors: Taken by Force (1989), Cyber Tracker (1994), Buck and the Magic Bracelet (1998), Prank (2008) and the title role in Mrs Sweeney (2013), her last.