Veda Ann Borg

Veda Ann Borg

Veda Ann Borg (11 de enero de 1915-16 de agosto de 1973) fue una actriz cinematográfica estadounidense.
Nacida en Boston, Massachusetts, Borg era hija de Gottfried Borg, un inmigrante sueco, y de Minna Noble. Se hizo modelo en 1936 antes de conseguir un contrato con Paramount Pictures. Tras un accidente de tráfico en 1939, necesitó reconstrucción facial mediante cirugía plástica. Trabajó en unas cien películas, principalmente de serie B, pero ocasionalmente en pequeños papeles de serie A, tales como Mildred Pierce (Alma en suplicio), Love Me or Leave Me (Quiéreme o déjame) (1955), Guys and Dolls (Ellos y ellas) (1955), Thunder in the Sun (1959) y El Álamo (1960). También trabajó frecuentemente en televisión.
Estuvo casada con Paul Herrick (1942) y con el cineasta Andrew McLaglen (1946 – 1958). Ambos matrimonios acabaron en divorcio. Tuvo tres hijos.
Falleció a causa de un cáncer en Hollywood.

  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1915-01-11
  • Falleció: 1973-08-16
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Veda Ann Borg (January 11, 1915 – August 16, 1973) was an American film actress. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Borg was the daughter of Gottfried Borg, a Swedish immigrant and Minna Noble. She became a model in 1936 before winning a contract at Paramount Pictures. A car crash in 1939 necessitated drastic reconstruction of her face by plastic surgery. She appeared in more than one hundred films, including Mildred Pierce, Chicken Every Sunday, Love Me or Leave Me, Guys and Dolls, Thunder in the Sun, and The Alamo (1960). Borg began accepting parts in television when the new medium opened up. From 1952 through 1961, she appeared on shows such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents, General Electric Theater, The 20th Century-Fox Hour, The Abbott and Costello Show, The Restless Gun, Bonanza, The Red Skelton Show, Adventures of Superman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Mr. & Mrs. North, among many others. In 1953-54, she substituted for Joan Blondell as "Honeybee Gillis" in The Life of Riley TV series.[1] Borg was married to Paul Herrick (1942) and to director Andrew McLaglen (1946–1958) and had three children, Mary McLaglen, Josh McLaglen, and Andrew Victor McLaglen II. She died of cancer in Hollywood. Description above from the Wikipedia article Veda Ann Borg,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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