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Allene Roberts Net Worth

Allene Roberts Net Worth is
$3 Million

Allene Roberts Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Allene Roberts (born September 1, 1928) is a retired American actress.Born in Fairfield Highlands, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham, she starred in twelve movies between 1947 and 1954 and appeared on TV in Four Star Playhouse, The Adventures of Superman and Dragnet.Her first big picture was The Red House starring Rory Calhoun, Julie London and Edward G. Robinson. That movie was considered by the critics to be the 'sleeper hit' of the year. She starred in Knock on Any Door starring John Derek and Humphrey Bogart, and in Union Station with William Holden. As well other films, such as the serial Bomba on Panther Island (Monogram Pictures, 1949).She now resides in Huntsville, Alabama, the widow of Ralph Cochran; the couple had four children, John, Leslie, Julie and Laurie.
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Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1928
Place Of BirthBirmingham, Alabama, U.S.
ProfessionActress
SpouseRalph Cochran
Star SignVirgo
#Quote
1[on Scotty Beckett] Scotty was all right, I liked him. I thought he had beautiful eyes and I told him, 'Scotty, you have very pretty eyes,' and he laughed, 'Well, thank you. Nobody else ever said that to me before.' I said, 'Well, you do.'
2I would say it was a very fortunate career for me. It was very fulfilling, I got to work with some wonderful people and I got to know good directors and I really enjoyed what I was doing.
3I wanted a Christian man who dearly loved me and I wanted to have children and a lovely home...I wouldn't trade that for anything in this world.
#Fact
1According to an in-depth article by Laura Wagner for the 2009 Fall Issue of Films of the Golden Age, Allene's aunt sent a photo to the New York Daily Mirror to compete for "America's Most Charming Child" and, out of some 85,000 entries, she won. Allene earned $1,000 dollars and a trip to New York to screen test with Warner Bros. studio.
2The only daughter of four children born to Frank, an electrician, and Velma, a housewife, Allene expressed an early interest in acting. Her brothers were Frank, Arthur and Billy.
3Attended an acting school on Sunset Boulevard for two years where she was discovered by a casting director. The connection eventually led to interviews and a strong role in The Red House (1947).
4Sweet, shy, wholesome-looking, ash-blonde American lead and second lead actress who retired from films (1947-1955) within a decade for marriage.
5Her mother, Velma, became a reliable seamstress at Fox Studios during Allene's Hollywood tenure.
6Became long-lasting friends with fellow actors Jack Larson (Superman's Jimmy Olson) and Lon McCallister (from the movie The Red House (1947)).
7Was once considered strongly for the role of Laurey in the film version of Oklahoma! (1955). Shirley Jones wound up with the role and early stardom.
8Abandoned her career after marrying Ralph Cochran, who worked for a pharmaceutical company. They eventually returned to Alabama where they raised their four children: John, Leslie, Julie and Laurie.
9Lived a very spiritual life during her Hollywood years and would turn down film roles that challenged her moral standards, which included the role of the unmarried pregnant woman in Ida Lupino's Not Wanted (1949). She also is said to have donated 10% of her earnings to her Baptist church.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Christophers1957TV SeriesEmily
Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal1957TV SeriesNurse Betty
Dragnet1952-1955TV SeriesPatricia Denvers / Elsie Bergstrum / Judy Scott / ...
Schlitz Playhouse1953-1955TV SeriesPatricia Marsh / Joan
Four Star Playhouse1954TV SeriesLisa Collins
The Lone Wolf1954TV SeriesEllen Hallam
Public Defender1954TV SeriesJanet Frazier / Nora
Your Favorite Story1954TV Series
Adventures of Superman1952-1954TV SeriesNancy Quinn / Maria Moleska / Alice Horne
Omnibus1954TV SeriesShark Wicks' daughter
City Detective1954TV SeriesBetty
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson1954TV Series
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953TV Series
The Blazing Forest1952Milly (uncredited)
Thunderbirds1952Margie Hanford
Kid Monk Baroni1952Emily Brooks
The Hoodlum1951Rosa
Santa Fe1951Ella Sue Canfield
The Bigelow Theatre1951TV Series
Union Station1950Lorna Murchison
A Wonderful Life1950ShortMary Wood
The Silver Theatre1950TV Series
Bomba on Panther Island1949Judy Maitland
Knock on Any Door1949Emma
Your Show Time1949TV Series
Michael O'Halloran1948Lily Nelson
The Sign of the Ram1948Jane St. Aubyn
The Red House1947Meg

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies1995TV Movie documentaryactress 'The Red House' (uncredited)
Superman in Exile1954Nancy

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