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MARA CORDAY BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Mara Corday was born on January 3rd, 1930 in Santa Monica, California with the birth name Marilyn Joan Watts.  Her career in entertainment began working as a back up chorus dancer in, "Earl Carroll's Revue" followed by a number of modeling jobs.
 
Corday was then cast in such films as, "Two Tickets to Broadway" (1951) followed by being signed as a contract player with Universal Studios.  Soon she was appearing in such films as, "Playgirl" (1954), "Tarantula" (1955), "Man Without a Star" (1955) starring Kirk Douglas, "A Day of Fury" (1956), "The Black Scorpion" (1957) and "Girls on the Lose" (1958).
 
Along with her career as an actress she was also seen in a variety of men's magazines as a pinup girl and also worked on the television series, "Combat Sergeant" and "The Adventures of Kit Carson".      
 
Mara married only once to actor, Richard Long in 1957 and just one year after being married, Corday posed as Playboy Playmate of the Month for October 1958.  She worked for a couple more years and then decided to take a break from acting and on her marriage and raising her three children.  This marriage came to an end in 1974 when her husband passed away.  
 
In 1977, Corday returned back to acting and some of her latest film roles were in, "The Gauntlet" (1977), "Sudden Impact" (1983), "Pink Cadillac" (1989) starring Clint Eastwood Bernadette Peters and "The Rookie" (1990).  


Filmography

1990   The Rookie

1989   Pink Cadillac

1983   Sudden Impact

1977   The Gauntlet 

1961   Surfside 6

1960   Laramie

1960   Wanted: Dead or Alive 

1960   Adventures in Paradise 

1959   The Man from Blackhawk

1959   Tales of Wells Fargo 

1959   Peter Gunn 

1959   The Restless Gun 

1958   Girls on the Loose 

1957   The Black Scorpion 

1957   Undersea Girl

1957   The Giant Claw 

1957   The Quiet Gun

1956   Naked Gun 

1956   Combat Sergeant

1956   A Day of Fury

1956   Raw Edge

1955   Tarantula 

1955   Foxfire 

1955   The Man from Bitter Ridge 

1955   Man Without a Star

1955   So This Is Paris 

1954   Dawn at Socorro 

1954   Francis Joins the WACS 

1954   Drums Across the River

1954   Playgirl

1954   Yankee Pasha

1953   Money from Home

1953   Sweethearts on Parade 

1953   Tarzan and the She-Devil 

1953   Problem Girls 

1953   The Lady Wants Mink 

1953   Mr. & Mrs. North

1951-1953  The Adventures of Kit Carson

1952   Toughest Man in Arizona

1952   Son of Ali Baba

1952   Sea Tiger

1952   Craig Kennedy, Criminologist

1951   Two Tickets to Broadway 





Matinee Classics - The Giant Claw starring Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill, Edgar Barrier, Robert Shayne, Frank Griffin, Clark Howat and Morgan Jones
Matinee Classics - Man Without a Star starring Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Claire Trevor, William Campbell, Richard Boone, Jay C. Flippen, Myrna Hansen, Mara Corday, Eddy Waller, Sheb Wooley, and Roy Barcroft
Matinee Classics - Pink Cadillac starring Clint Eastwood, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Carhart, Gerry Bamman, John Dennis Johnson, Michael Des Barres, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Bill Moseley, Michael Champion, William Hickey, Geoffrey Lewis, Dirk Blocker, Jim Carrey, James Cromwell, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Bill McKinney, Paul Benjamin, Frances Fisher, Bryan Adams, John Fleck, Mara Corday, Darryl Keyes and James Link
Matinee Classics - Tarantula starring John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliot, Edwin Rand, Raymond Bailey, Hank Patterson, Bert Holland and Steve Darrell
Matinee Classics - Tarantula starring John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliot, Edwin Rand, Raymond Bailey, Hank Patterson, Bert Holland and Steve Darrell
Matinee Classics - Tarantula starring John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliot, Edwin Rand, Raymond Bailey, Hank Patterson, Bert Holland and Steve Darrell
Matinee Classics - The Black Scorpion starring Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro, Carlos Muzquiz, Pascual Pena, Fanny Schiller, Pedro Galvan and Arturo Martinez
Matinee Classics - The Black Scorpion starring Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro, Carlos Muzquiz, Pascual Pena, Fanny Schiller, Pedro Galvan and Arturo Martinez
Matinee Classics - The Gauntlet starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, William Prince, Bill McKinney, Michael Cavanaugh, Carole Cook, Mara Corday, Doug McGrath, Jeff Morris, Roy Jenson and Dan Vadis
Matinee Classics - The Giant Claw starring Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill, Edgar Barrier, Robert Shayne, Frank Griffin, Clark Howat and Morgan Jones


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