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Virginia Field
Birth: Nov. 4, 1917
London
City of London
Greater London, England
Death: Jan. 2, 1992
Palm Desert
Riverside County
California, USA

Actress. A popular Hollywood glamour girl, she is remembered for her dozens of film and television appearances. Born Margaret Cynthia Field to a respected British judge and a mother related to General Robert E. Lee, she was educated in London and Paris and broke into show business with the help of her aunt, actress Auriol Lee. After stage appearances in London and Vienna, Virginia made her silver screen bow in 1934's "The Primrose Path" with her turn later that same year in "The Lady is Willing" leading to a Hollywood contract. She was to star in "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936) and to maintain a busy career that saw her in at least three episodes of the "Mr. Moto" series and one of the "Charlie Chan" films as well as the 1940 hit "Waterloo Bridge". She found time to train as a nurse's aid, was invited to the White House in 1944 for FDR's 62nd. birthday, and not confining herself to Hollywood appeared on Broadway in 1942's "The Doughgirls" and 1948's "Light Up the Sky". Virginia was Morgan Le Fay for the 1949 movie adaptation of Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" and with the coming of television was a frequent presence on the small screen in such fare as "Fireside Theatre" and the "Ford Television Theatre" and was a regular guest on CBS' long-running "Perry Mason" series. In 1965 she returned to the big screen to join her third husband Willard Parker in the forgettable "The Earth Dies Screaming" then continued her television work, earned her final credit with a 1975 episode of "Adam-12", lived out her days in Southern California, and died of cancer. A number of her films are preserved on DVD. (bio by: Bob Hufford) 
 
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  Paul Douglas (1907 - 1959)
  Willard Parker (1912 - 1996)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cathedral City)
Cathedral City
Riverside County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bob Hufford
Record added: Aug 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95054569
Virginia Field
Added by: Bob Hufford
 
Virginia Field
Added by: Bob Hufford
 
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