Mary Lee

Actress + Singer
Born Oct 24, 1924

Mary Lee, born Mary Lee Wooters in Centralia, Illinois, was a B-movie actress and singer from the late 1930s well into the 1940s, starring mostly in westerns. Cute, with a youthful look well into her thirties, Lee was singing with the Ted Weems Orchestra in the late 1930s, coming to the attention of Republic Pictures. Her first screen appearance was with Warner Bros.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born on October 24, 1924.


1940 15 Years Old Lee accepted a job at Republic Pictures, where she starred alongside Gene Autry in South of the Border. Republic signed her to a five-year contract in 1940. … Read More


1945 20 Years Old She retired from pictures in 1945.


1990 65 Years Old Around that same time she married Harry J. Banan, Master Sergeant, United States Army returning from World War II, to whom she would remain married until his death in 1990. … Read More
1996 72 Years Old Mary Lee died in Sacramento, California on June 6, 1996. … Read More
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