Colleen Townsend

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Glendale, California, USA
Shapely brunette Colleen Townsend was born on December 21, 1928 in the Los Angeles area and started her brief career as a Twentieth Century Fox starlet in 1947 at the age of eighteen. A Mormon at the time by choice, she had completed a year and a half at Brigham Young University in Utah when discovered by Hollywood scouts. For years she appeared unbilled in sentimental comedy before finally earning a featured role in the drama The Walls of Jericho (1948). Gracing the cover of Life magazine, she was hailed as one of Hollywood's more promising fresh-faced starlets. Read more...


Character: Hortense Bennett

Janie 1944

Character: Rosemary Hefferan

Chicken Every Sunday 1949

Character: Marjorie 'Marge' Fettles

When Willie Comes Marching Home 1950