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PENNY EDWARDS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Penny Edwards was born on August 24th, 1928 in Jackson Heights, New York with the birth name Millicent Maxine Edwards.  As a young girl she was already showing she had a talent for performing music and by the age of six she was studying dancing. 
 
She first appeared on Broadway as a teenager in "The Ziegfeld Fillies of 1943" followed by variety of musical stage productions.  In 1947, Warner Brothers signed her to a contract and made her film debut on, "My Wild Irish Rose" (1947) followed by screen appearances on, "That Hagen Girl" (1947), "Two Guys from Texas" (1948), "Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'" and "Tucson" (1949).
 
At the height of her career she actually chose to retire and devote herself to religious work, however in 1956 she did return to do some television work and made appearances on such shows as, "Wagon Train" (1957), "Bonanza" (1959) and "Tales of Wells Fargo" (1957).  By the mid 1960's she then decided it was time to retire for good from the industry.
 
Penny Edwards married twice during her lifetime.  Her first husband was Ralph H. Winters whom she wed on October 21st, 1951 and they had two children before the marriage ended in divorce no February 7th, 1958.  Her second marriage was to Jerry Friedman on December 3rd, 1964 and they had one son, David, before that marriage ended in divorce as well.
 
Edwards did not remarry for a third time and on August 26th, 1998, two days after her 70th birthday, she passed away from lung cancer in Friendswood, Texas. 

 
Filmography

1958-1961 Death Valley Days 
1961 Everglades
1961 Perry Mason
1960-1961 Lock Up
1961 Checkmate 
1957-1960 Tales of Wells Fargo 
1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1960 The Alaskans
1960 Tombstone Territory
1959 M Squad 
1957-1959 State Trooper 
1958-1959 Wagon Train 
1959 The Lineup 
1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
1959 Cimarron City
1959 The Rough Riders 
1958 The Californians 
1958 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
1958 Alcoa Theatre 
1958 Bachelor Father 
1958 26 Men 
1957 The Dalton Girls 
1957 The Restless Gun 
1957 The Millionaire 
1957 Ride a Violent Mile 
1957 The Thin Man
1957 The Travellers 
1956 Cheyenne 
1956 The Red Skelton Hour
1953 Powder River 
1952 Pony Soldier 
1952 Woman in the Dark 
1952 Captive of Billy the Kid 
1951 The Wild Blue Yonder 
1951 Street Bandits 
1951 Utah Wagon Train 
1951 Million Dollar Pursuit
1951 In Old Amarillo 
1951 Heart of the Rockies 
1951 Missing Women 
1951 Spoilers of the Plains 
1950 Trail of Robin Hood 
1950 North of the Great Divide 
1950 Sunset in the West 
1949 Tucson
1948 Adventures of Don Juan 
1948 Two Guys from Texas
1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
1948 April Showers 
1947 My Wild Irish Rose 
1947 That Hagen Girl 





Matinee Classics - Spoilers of the Plains starring Roy Rogers, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Grant Withers, Don Haggerty, Fred Kohler Jr., House Peters Jr., George Meeker and Keith Richards
Matinee Classics - North of the Great Divide starring Roy Rogers, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Roy Barcroft and Jack Lambert
Matinee Classics - Sunset in the West starring Roy Rogers, Estelita Rodriguez, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Will Wright, Pierre Watkin and Charles La Torre
Matinee Classics - Heart of the Rockies starring Roy Rogers, Penny Edwards and Ralph Morgan
Matinee Classics - Trail of Robin Hood starring Roy Rogers, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones, Rex Allen and Allen Rocky Lane
Matinee Classics - In Old Amarillo starring Roy Rogers
Matinee Classics - That Hagen Girl starring Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Rory Calhoun, Lois Maxwell, Dorothy Peterson, Charles Kemper, Conrad Janis and Penny Edwards


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