Birth Name: Muriel Teresa Wright
Born: 27 October 1918 Died: 6 March 2005
Country of origin: United States
Height: 5' 3"
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Description: Acting career In autumn 1939, Wright began a two-year appearance in the stage play Life with Father, playing the role of Mary Skinner. It was there that she was discovered by Samuel Goldwyn, who came to see her in the show she had been appearing in for almost a year. Goldwyn would later recall his first encounter with her backstage: Miss Wright was seated at her dressing table, and looked for all the world like a little girl experimenting with her mother's cosmetics. I had discovered in her from the first sight, you might say, an unaffected genuineness and appeal. ”Goldwyn immediately hired the young actress for th ... (more)
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