Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford


Dee Hartford was born on Apr 21, 1928 in USA. Dee Hartford's big-screen debut came with A Girl in Every Port directed by Chester Erskine in 1952. Dee Hartford is known for Lost in Space directed by Don Richardson, Guy Williams stars as Dr. John Robinson and June Lockhart as Maureen Robinson. The upcoming new movie Dee Hartford plays is Red Line 7000 which will be released on Nov 09, 1965.

A tall, photogenic brunette, Dee was born in Salt Lake City as Donna Lee Higgins to Edgar Higgins and Beatrice Thomas. She started out in the late 1940s as a model for Vogue magazine in New York. Her sister Eden Hartford (Eden Marie Higgins) (Groucho Marx's wife from 1954 to 1969) followed a similar career path. Dee's film career was rather stillborn following a small part in Une fille dans chaque port (1952), but she did feature in a few well-remembered guest spots on the small screen in the 60s.In addition to being Groucho's sister-in-law, Dee was the third wife of director Howard Hawks (who was almost thirty years her senior). Still more consequential career-wise was her acquaintance with film maker Irwin Allen who was also a close friend of Groucho. During the 60s, Dee was prone to pop up in several of Allen's TV projects: as the android Verda and as Nancy Pi Squared in Perdus dans l'espace (1965) (along with Groucho, she had invested money in the series); as Helen of Troy in Au coeur du temps (1966) and as a scientist's wife in Land of the Giants (1968). Sci-fi aficionados will also recall her as a fetching Miss Iceland opposite Otto Preminger's Mr. Freeze in Batman (1966), her classy Jackie Kennedy-lookalike politician's wife in an episode of Au-delà du réel (1963) and as fashion model Chu-Chu in Annie, agent très spécial (1966). Following her marriage to wealthy Stuart Warren Cramer III in 1972 (ex-husband of Jean Peters and Terry Moore, Dee settled down to family life in California and dropped out of the limelight.

  • Birthday

    Apr 21, 1928
  • Place of Birth

    Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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