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Lola Albright ACTOR


Lola Albright was born on July 20th, 1925 in Akron, Ohio.  Her throaty distinctive voice became well know in Hollywood along with her seductive and sultry appearance, Albright became a highly desired actress during her era. 

She first gained experience in the industry working as a model and for a radio station in Ohio before deciding to make the big move out west in pursuit of a fulltime career as an actress. 

Some of her early film roles included, "The Unfinished Dance" (1947) starring Margaret O'Brien, "The Pirate" (1948) starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak and George Zucco, "Easter Parade" (1948) starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford and Ann Miller, "Champion" (1949) starring Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart and Ruth Roman, her most well known film role, "Tulsa" (1949) starring Susan Hayward, Chill Wills, Robert Preston, Ed Begley and Pedro Armendariz, "A Cold Winter August" (1961) co-starring Scott Marlowe and the film, "Kid Galahad" (1962) starring with Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Joan Blackman, Edward Asner, Robert Emhardt, Liam Redmond, Red West and Charles Bronson.

As her career progressed, film role offers began to slow down although she did add the credits, "Joy House" (1964) with Jane Fonda and in 1966 she won the Best Actress Award for her role in the film, "Lord Love a Duck" starring alongside Roddy McDowall, Tuesday Weld, Harvey Korman and Ruth Gordon.  One of her last film roles was, "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?" (1968) starring Doris Day, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse and Jim Backus

Along with her film work she was also quite prevalent on television appearing in the series, "Peter Gunn", "Racket Squad", "Burke's Law", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Mr. Broadway", "Bonanza", "Airwolf", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "Columbo", "The Bob Cummings Show", "Police Story", "Cimarron Strip", "Medical Center" and "The Eleventh Hour".
Albright has married a total of three times, although her first marriage was very brief.  Marriage number two was in 1952 to Jack Carson however by 1958 this marriage also came to an end.  She then wed her third husband Bill Chadney in 1961 and again by 1975 another marriage had ended in divorce.  She never had any of her own children and currently is retired from the industry and resides in California.  


1984         Airwolf 
1983         Quincy, M.E. 
1981         The Incredible Hulk 
1978         Switch 
1977         Terraces 
1977         Delta County, U.S.A.
1976         Columbo
1976         Starsky and Hutch 
1976         McMillan & Wife 
1975         Police Story
1975         The Nurse Killer
1972-1974     Medical Center 
1973         The ABC Afternoon Playbreak
1973         Kojak 
1968         The Impossible Years
1968         Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
1967         The Money Jungle
1967         Cimarron Strip
1967         Ready and Willing 
1967         The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 
1967         The Way West
1966-1967     Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
1965-1967     Bonanza
1967         How I Spent My Summer Vacation
1965-1966     Branded 
1966         Lord Love a Duck
1966         Laredo
1965-1966     Peyton Place 
1964-1965     Rawhide
1963-1965     Burke's Law 
1964         Mr. Broadway
1962-1964     The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1964         Wagon Train 
1964         Joy House
1964         Dr. Kildare
1964         The Dick Van Dyke Show
1963         The Eleventh Hour 
1963         The Third Man
1963         The Beverly Hillbillies 
1962         My Three Sons
1962         Saints and Sinners
1962         Kid Galahad
1962         Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1961         The Detectives
1961         Adventures in Paradise 
1961         G.E. True Theater 
1958-1961     Peter Gunn
1961         King of Diamonds
1961         A Cold Wind in August
1961         The United States Steel Hour 
1960         Michael Shayne 
1958         Target
1958         Panic!
1958         The Thin Man
1958         Seven Guns to Mesa
1957         The Monolith Monsters
1957         Oregon Passage
1957         Code 3 
1956-1957     The Red Skelton Hour 
1957         Pawnee
1955-1957     The Bob Cummings Show 
1956         Celebrity Playhouse 
1956         The People's Choice
1956         Four Star Playhouse 
1955         Gunsmoke
1955         The Tender Trap
1955         It's a Great Life
1955         Screen Directors Playhouse
1955         The Magnificent Matador
1955         Treasure of Ruby Hills
1954         The Adventures of Falcon
1954         The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse
1954         Fireside Theatre
1954         Duffy's Tavern
1953         The Silver Whip
1953         Racket Squad 
1952         Arctic Flight
1952         Tales of Tomorrow 
1951-1952     All Star Revue 
1951         Lux Video Theatre 
1951         Armstrong Circle Theatre 
1950         Sierra Passage
1950         The Killer That Stalked New York
1950         He's a Cockeyed Wonder
1950         When You're Smiling
1950         Beauty on Parade
1950         The Good Humor Man
1949         Bodyhold
1949         The Girl from Jones Beach
1949         Tulsa
1949         Champion
1948         Julia Misbehaves
1948         Easter Parade
1948         The Pirate
1947         The Unfinished Dance

Matinee Classics - Peter Gunn starring Craig Stevens, Lola Albright, Herschel Bernardi and Hope Emerson

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