Tuesday, May 14, 2019

"The Red House" Actress Allene Roberts 1928-2019 Memorial Video

Allene Roberts Cochran (September 1, 1928 – May 9, 2019)[1][2] was an American actress.


Born in Fairfield, Alabama, she appeared in twelve movies between 1947 and 1954 and on TV in Four Star Playhouse, Adventures of Superman and Dragnet. Her first big picture was The Red House (1947) starring Rory Calhoun, Julie London and Edward G. Robinson. That movie was considered by the critics to be the "sleeper hit" of the year.

Roberts' other films included Knock on Any Door[3], 

Union Station, [4] 

and Bomba on Panther Island.


Year Title Role Notes

1947 The Red House Meg
1948 The Sign of the Ram Jane St. Aubyn
Michael O'Halloran Lily Nelson
1949 Knock on Any Door Emma
Bomba on Panther Island Judy Maitland
1950 Union Station Lorna Murchison
1951 Santa Fe Ella Sue Canfield
The Hoodlum Rosa
1952 Kid Monk Baroni Emily Brooks
Thunderbirds Margie Hanford
The Blazing Forest Milly


1. "Allene Roberts Cochran Obituary - Visitation and Funeral Information". www.laughlinservice.com.
2. "Allene Roberts, Actress in Humphrey Bogart's 'Knock on Any Door,' Dies at 90". The Hollywood Reporter.
3. Silver, Alain and Elizabeth Ward, ed., Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, Third Edition, 1992 p. 161-162
Silver 1992, p. 303.

No comments:

Post a Comment