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GLORIA WINTERS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Gloria Winters was born on November 28th, 1931 in Los Angeles, California with the birth name Gloria Carolyn Hirst.  She was raised in the San Fernando Valley and then moved closer to Hollywood finding work as a child actress.
 
From a young age she took dance lessons and began appearing in a number of short films as well as in an, "Our Gang" short.  She was also cast as, "Babs", the daughter of Jackie Gleason on the series, "The Life of Riley" (1949).  
 
Some other roles she added to her resume were on such films as, "Driftwood" (1947), "El Paso" (1949), "The Lawless" (1950), "Gambling House" (1950) and a number of television series such as, "The Lone Ranger", "The Range Rider" and her most well known role as teenage, Penny King in the television series, "Sky King" (1952-1959).  Gloria also had a recurring role on the series, "Where's Raymond?" (1953-1955) starring Ray Bolger.
 
Her last two appearances were on, "Frontier Doctor" (1959) and "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" (1960) and then she decided to retire from the industry.  She later dedicated her time to writing, and published her first novel in 1964 titled, "Penny's Guide to Teen-Age Charm and Popularity".  In 2002 she was honored with the Motion Picture & Television Fund's Golden Boot Award for her contribution to Western film and Television.  
 
She met her husband, Dean Stevens Vernon, a sound engineer on the set of, "Sky King" and they married in 1959 and remained together until he passed away on August 3rd, 2001.  She lived in Vista, California and remained in her home until, Gloria Winters passed away on August 14th, 2010, after suffering from complications from pneumonia.  Her remains are interred beside her husband at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, California.   

 
Filmography

1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
1959 Frontier Doctor
1952-1959 Sky King 
1957-1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective
1957 Sheriff of Cochise 
1956 The Ford Television Theatre 
1956 The Charles Farrell Show
1956 Four Star Playhouse
1956 Studio 57
1956 Judge Roy Bean 
1955 Brave Eagle 
1954 Stories of the Century
1954 She Couldn't Say No 
1953 Geraldine
1953 G.E. True Theater 
1953 Death Valley Days
1953 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok 
1953 My Hero 
1952 Racket Squad
1952 The Roy Rogers Show 
1952 Hold That Line
1951-1952 The Range Rider
1951 The Gene Autry Show 
1951 Darling, How Could You! 
1951 Stagecoach Driver 
1950 Gambling House 
1950 Hot Rod
1950 The Lone Ranger 
1950 The Lawless 
1949-1950 The Life of Riley 
1949 El Paso
1948 Luxury Liner
1947 Driftwood





Matinee Classics - Sky King starring starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell and Ron Hagerthy
Matinee Classics - Sky King starring starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell and Ron Hagerthy


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