Friday, March 29, 2019

"Trouble with Angels" Actress & Artist June Harding 1940-2019 Memorial Video

June Harding (September 7, 1940 – March 26, 2019) was an American actress who appeared in several 1960s TV shows. 

She is best known for appearing opposite Hayley Mills and Rosalind Russell in the Columbia Pictures film The Trouble with Angels. Like Mills, Harding chose not to reprise her role of Rachel Devery in the film's sequel, Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows.

In the summer of 1961, Harding acted in a stock company at the Cecilwood Theater in Fishkill, New York.[1] On Broadway, she played Liz Michaelson in Take Her, She's Mine (1961).[2]

Harding played Ann on the ABC medical drama Matt Lincoln in 1970-1971.[3] 

She was a regular cast member on The Richard Boone Show television anthology on NBC in 1963-1964.[4] 

She appeared in two episodes of The Fugitive: as Joanna Mercer ("Moon Child," 1965); as Cathy ("Ten Thousand Pieces of Silver," 1966).

Harding quietly retired from the screen in 1970. She became a successful artist in Blue Hill, Maine, with most of her pictures having a cat theme.


The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that June Harding died of natural causes in her hometown of Emporia, Virginia.[5] According to her brother John Harding On Facebook, June died while in hospice care in Deer Isle, Maine. A celebration of life is planned in her hometown of Emporia, VA at 11am on April 13, 2019 at Monumental Methodist Church.


Harding received a Theatre World Award for her acting in Cry of the Raindrop in 1960-1961.[6]


1. "(photo caption)." Poughkeepsie Journal. New York, Poughkeepsie. June 25, 1961. p. 1C. 
2. "June Harding." Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. 
3. Terrace, Vincent (1999). Radio Programs, 1924-1984: A Catalog of More Than 1800 Shows. McFarland and Company, Inc. p. 667. ISBN 978-0-7864-4513-4. 
4. Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2009). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Random House Publishing Group. p. 1153. ISBN 9780307483201. 
5. "Obituary". Virginia Times-Dispatch. 26 March 2019. p. 1. 
6. "Theatre World Award Recipients." Theatre World Awards.

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