Monday, October 26, 2009

Pamela Blake (1918 - 2009)

Pamela Blake died October 6, 2009 at the age of 94.

She was a leading lady in Hollywood in low budget B movie films of the late 1930s, 1940s and 1950s in mainly westerns and mysteries.

She starred opposite John Wayne in Wyoming Outlaw (1939) and Tex Ritter in The Utah Trail (1938).



She was born in Oakland, California on August 6, 1918. She performed under her birth name Adele Pearce until 1942.

He first movie was an uncredited role in the 1934 film Eight Girls on a Boat.

She also had uncredited roles in such classics as Stage Door (1937) and Island in the Sky (1938).

She played Lily in Hitchcock's Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) starring Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery.

She was Annie in This Gun For Hire (1942) starring Alan Ladd and Veroncia Lake.

She was in Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) with Ann Sothern and Red Skelton.

Her film credits include Fully Confession (1939), Millionaire Playboy (1940), The Omaha Trail (1942), Kid Dynamite (1943), Three's A Crowd (1945), The Sea Hound (1947), The Case of the Baby Sitter (1947), The Hat Box Mystery (1947), Stage Struck (1948), Ghost of Zorro (1949), The Dalton's Women (1950), Waco (1952), and Adventures of Texas Kid: Border Ambush (1954).

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