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Burnu Acquanetta
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1921
Cheyenne
Laramie County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2004
Ahwatukee
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Actress. She is best known for her roles in jungle dramas during the 1940s. She was born Burnu Acquanetta, meaning "burning fire, deep water," on an Indian reservation in Cheyenne. She was later adopted, and moved to Pennsylvania with her new family, who renamed her Mildred Davenport. She appeared in "Arabian Nights," "Rhythm of the Islands" (1943), "Captive Wild Woman" (1943), "Jungle Woman" (1944), "Dead Man's Eyes" (1944) and in 1946, her most memorable film "Tarzan and the Leopard Woman." In the 1950s, she worked in "The Sword of Monte Cristo" (1951), "The Lost Continent (1951) and as an uncredited extra in "Callaway Went Thataway" (1951). In 1953 she married a car dealer, Jack Ross, and settled in Phoenix, Arizona. Acquanetta was a founder of the local Stagebush Theatre, in Scottsdale. On August 21st, funeral services were held at the Ascension Lutheran Church in Paradise Valley (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Norman Jack Ross (1927 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Maricopa County, Arizona
 
Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9336496
Burnu Acquanetta
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Burnu Acquanetta
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Burnu Acquanetta
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
 
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