Faith Domergue

Born Jun 16, 1924

Faith Domergue was an American television and film actress.

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1924 Birth Domergue was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 16, 1924 or 1925 (sources differ). … Read More
1928 4 Years Old The family moved to California in 1928 where Domergue attended Beverly Hills Catholic School and St. Monica's Convent School. … Read More


1941 17 Years Old In 1941, Domergue began an on-off relationship with Howard Hughes.
1942 18 Years Old After graduating in 1942, Domergue continued to pursue a career in acting, but after sustaining injuries in a near-fatal car accident, her plans were put on hold. … Read More
1943 19 Years Old After she discovered that Hughes was also seeing Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth, and Lana Turner, the couple broke up in 1943. … Read More


1946 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Domergue was cast as a lead in the thriller Vendetta (1950), which had a long and troubled production history, exacerbated by reshoots and multiple changes in director, as well as producer Hughes's health problems following a near-fatal plane crash he endured in July 1946. … Read More
1950 26 Years Old 1 More Event
After the 1950 release of Vendetta, Domergue separated from Hughes. "I was told he spent five million dollars publicizing me," she said, "but the film wasproperly released. … Read More
1953 29 Years Old In 1953, after having lived briefly in England with her husband, Domergue returned to the United States, where she signed a contract with Universal Pictures.


1954 30 Years Old Her final credit for RKO was the 1954 drama This Is My Love; prior, she filmed Duel at Silver Creek (1952) with Universal, opposite Audie Murphy.
1955 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1955, Domergue appeared in another Western, Santa Fe Passage, playing an ammunition retailer opposite John Payne and George Keymas. … Read More
1961 37 Years Old In 1961 she played murderer Conception O'Higgins in "The Case of the Guilty Clients," and in 1963 she played murder victim Cleo Grammas in "The Case of the Greek Goddess." … Read More


1966 42 Years Old In 1966, she married Paolo Cossa, with whom she remained until his death in 1992. … Read More


1999 75 Years Old Domergue spent her later years in retirement in Palo Alto, California. On April 4, 1999, Domergue died from an unspecified cancer at age 74 in Santa Barbara. … Read More
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