Mary Ellen Kay

Mary Ellen Kay

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Birthday: Aug 29, 1929

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One of Republic Pictures' last B-Western heroines, Mary Ellen Kay would appear in a total of 14 horse operas before the death of the genre in 1954. That year, she also married a New York cosmetics executive, and although she would grace several subsequent potboilers, her bid for genre stardom was over. Miss Kay was a typical Republic player: beautiful, athletic, and seemingly fearless. In The Last Musketeer (1952), a Rex Allen music oater, she spent three days perfecting the popular running mount. She did a total of six films opposite Allen, including Republic's last entry in the waning singing-cowboy sweepstakes, and also appeared opposite Allan Lane (three times), Charles Starrett, and William Elliott. Appropriately enough, her final film was Buffalo Gun (1961), a low-budget Western featuring yet another Republic Pictures veteran, Don "Red" Barry.



No Score Yet Buffalo Gun Clementine 1958
No Score Yet Voodoo Woman Susan 1957
No Score Yet Runaway Daughters Mary Rubeck 1956
No Score Yet Francis in the Haunted House Lorna Ann 1956
No Score Yet Thunder Pass Actor 1954
No Score Yet Long Wait Wendy 1954
No Score Yet Colorado Sundown Jackie Reynolds 1952
No Score Yet Border Saddlemates Jane Richards 1952
No Score Yet The Well Lois 1951
No Score Yet Silver City Bonanza Katie McIntosh 1951
No Score Yet Government Agents vs. Phantom Legion Kay Roberts 1951
No Score Yet Between Midnight and Dawn Girl 1950
No Score Yet Tarzan and the Slave Girl Moana 1950


No Score Yet I Love Lucy
Mrs. Taylor 1957


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